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61 Police Officers are COVID-positive

There is worrying news tonight that frontline workers, including members of law enforcement, are persons who are among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.  The Belize Police Department is [...]

COVID Forces Frontline Changes in Police Department

The mounting number of COVID-19 cases within the department has forced a change of officers stationed at various hotspots in the north, particularly in the Orange Walk District where border [...]

Inmates at Central Prison Aren’t Safe from COVID-19

The coronavirus is also spreading at the congested Hattieville prison. Test results show that eight inmates have the virus so far and results for fifty-four samples are pending. It is [...]

ComPol Williams Speaks on Heroin Bust

The police department is actively following a lead that can result in another heroin bust. On Tuesday four men were caught with almost eight pounds of the highly addictive illegal [...]

Raheem Marsden is Arraigned for Mister Program’s Murder

Today, the body of popular artist Gilbert Alamilla, known as Mister Program, was interned at the Lord Ridge Cemetery in Belize City. As the funeral was making it way to [...]

Mr. Program is Laid to Rest

Today, Belizean artist Gilbert Alamilla better known as Mr. Program was laid to rest. A large motorcade was held through the principal streets of Belize City which led his casket [...]

ComPol Says Funeral Attendees Can Be Charged for Failure to Observe Safety Protocols!

So, as you heard, during the funeral motorcade for Mister Program, there were concerns about the lack of social distancing and failure to observe other safety protocols.  The funeral organizers [...]

San Victor Family Alleges Police Abuse

A family in the border village of San Victor, Corozal, is outraged claiming they were physically abused by a team of police officers. On Friday the police officers received information [...]

ComPol Says Family Attempted to Hold Police Officers Hostage

Commissioner of Police says that the family should be lucky that they were able to make it to the court. Chester Williams told the press today that the family attempted [...]

ComPol Chester Williams Addresses Allegations Against Shyne Barrow

Today, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was asked about the allegations of domestic abuse made against the Prime Minister’s son, Shyne Barrow.  Barrow’s wife, twenty-seven-year-old Catherine Barrow, first accused him [...]

Attorney-at-law Sounds Off on Shyne Barrow’s Alleged Case of Domestic Violence

Attorney-at-law Audrey Matura has also weighed in on the matter, pointing out that despite Catherine Barrow’s attempt to retract her statement, there is a medico-legal form that shows that there [...]

Commissioner of Police says Belize City Remains Volatile

The south side State of Emergency came to an end on Tuesday. More than one hundred residents of Southside Belize City were arrested and bussed to the Belize Central Prison [...]

Chester Says Big Tom Should Remain in Prison Forever

On Wednesday, Kenneth “Big Tom” Flowers appeared in court to answer for forcing a woman to perform oral sex on a man. He was charged with “procuring defilement of a [...]

Political Campaign in Full Swing in Caribbean Shores

The Caribbean Shores constituency in Belize City is readying for the November eleventh elections. The constituency is considered an affluent bell weather district and has only been in Opposition twice. [...]

Do You Know “Kelton?”

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is asking for assistance in establishing the identity and nationality of “Kelton.”  He is the man who is stranded in Peten in Guatemala and says [...]

9 Days Later and Still No Autopsy on the Body of George Murphy

The family of George Murphy is up in arms tonight because nine days after he was killed, they still have not been able to lay the remains of their loved [...]

No Arrests as Yet for Placencia Murder

The family is also crying out for justice for the murder of George Murphy. So far police have been unable to crack the case and no one has been arrested [...]

70 Million Eggs Consumed Last Year

Friday is World Egg Day and while you might think that it is insignificant the Belize Poultry Association believes otherwise. According to its data, last year Belizeans consumed more than [...]

A M.O.U. is Signed for a State-of-the-Art Polyclinic in Placencia

Placencia is gearing up to benefit from its first polyclinic. An agreement was signed by the Belize Tourism Board, the Ministry of Health and the Placencia Village Council. The state-of-the-art [...]

Healthy Living: Breast Cancer Awareness

In a typical October, we would be reporting on awareness and educational activities being held around the situation of breast cancer in Belize. The Belize Cancer Society is still commemorating [...]