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COVID-19 Claims Life of 6-Year-Old Arturo Godoy Jr.

The first paediatric patient died due to COVID-19 over the weekend at the K.H.M.H.  He is six-year-old Arturo Godoy Junior of Orange Walk Town, who attended the Louisiana Government School [...]

The Short Life of Arturo Godoy Jr.

Six-year-old Arturo Godoy Junior was a fighter; he battled a kidney condition that placed him at a higher risk when he contracted the novel coronavirus. Those who knew the young [...]

85-Year-Old Man Also Dies from COVID; Deaths Now at 50

In addition to the death of six-year-old Arturo Godoy Junior, a man in his eighties, also from Orange Walk, died due to complications associated with COVID-19. This brings the total [...]

1134 Positive Cases; Confirmed Cases Soar to 3145

There are currently, one thousand one hundred and thirty-four active COVID cases as confirmed cases soared pass the three thousand mark over the weekend. Over the past two days, some [...]

40 Persons Arrested in OW District for Restricted Social Events

In the Orange Walk District, which is registering the highest number of cases; forty persons were arrested over the weekend for hosting or participating in a restricted social event.  Officers [...]

Nearly 100 Arrested for Social Gathering

Police clamped down on other social events across the country. Nearly one hundred people were arrested over the weekend, including those in Orange Walk.  According to the Belize Police Department, [...]

Curfew on Election Day

Following a meeting of the National Oversight Committee earlier today, it has been agreed that new protocols regarding the COVID-19 pandemic will be implemented.  This comes amid a spike in [...]

The Prime Ministerial Debate is Off

Today was the deadline for the leaders of political parties to confirm participation on the touted prime ministerial debate organized by the Belize Chamber of Commerce, the Galen University and [...]

$100K Missing from Treasury Department’s “New Hire Account”

An investigation into the misappropriation of a significant sum of money from the Treasury Department is underway and the public officer who is allegedly behind the scheme has been placed [...]

Human Remains Found in Belmopan

In Belmopan earlier today, human remains were discovered in the vicinity of the Ministry of Works compound, near a sewer line for the Belize Water Services.  Several bones, including a [...]

Was Trio Villager Murdered?

Police are trying to identify a man who was found dead in Trio Village in Southern Belize.  Police say that the circumstances surrounding his death are unclear at this time [...]

Dr. Angel Campos and Other Driver Served with NIP

On Friday, we told you about how Doctor Angel Campos was behind the wheel of his government vehicle when he was involved in a road traffic accident just outside of [...]

Suspect Detained for Murder of Guatemalan National in Santa Cruz Village

Five days after his mutilated body was discovered inside on a bed inside a wooden shed at a block factory in Santa Cruz Village, a person has been detained for [...]

Six Prisoners Remain on the Run!

Two weeks after they broke out of the Belize Central Prison, six of the escapees remain on the run. When we left you on Friday, there were seven fugitives on [...]

170 Cops are Off Duty due to COVID-19

As cops are on the frontline to shut down illegal gatherings, these encounters with large groups can further expose them to the virus.  Currently, the department has been hit hard [...]

Will Inspector Face Charges for COVID-19 Protocol Breach?

As police arrest and charge civilians for COVID-related violations, what about those cops who may also be breaking the law?  Commissioner Chester Williams says that he is taking a hard [...]

Employee at Belize Postal Service Test Positive for COVID-19

A staffer at the Belize Postal Service in Belize City has tested positive at a private facility for the novel coronavirus and as a result, eighteen others who came in [...]

Pump Attendant is Shot During Armed Robbery at Freetown Gas Station

A gas attendant was shot over the weekend at his place of work, the Puma Gas Station on Freetown Road. Adrian Perrera was attending to a customer when he was [...]

B.D.F. Soldier and Another Man Charged for Unlicensed Firearm

Two men, including a B.D.F. soldier, have been arrested and charged for kept firearm without a gun license.  Around two-thirty on Saturday afternoon, cops were doing random stop and search [...]

Belize City Woman Robbed at Gunpoint

A Belize City woman reported to police that she was held up at gunpoint and robbed of her personal belongings in Belize City. Police say that the woman was in [...]

Belize City Man Stabbed during Domestic Dispute

A couple’s domestic dispute has left a man hospitalized. According to police, David Pou and his girlfriend were having an argument when she called for her family to help her [...]

On the Campaign Trail with P.U.P. Candidates in Corozal

For three consecutive general elections, the electoral divisions in Corozal have been split between the two major political parties, the U.D.P. holding three of the four seats and P.U.P. one.  [...]

Suspected Drowning in Corozal

A Corozal man is suspected to have drowned after his body was found floating in the sea. On Sunday morning, Corozal police were called out to the seafront where they [...]

Yo Creek Chopping Leaves 1 Man Critical

One man is in the hospital following a chopping incident in Yo Creek Village. Police say that sometime around two on Sunday morning Emmanuel Garcia visited the home of another [...]

Fire Destroys Home of San Miguel Family

A fire in San Miguel Village in Toledo has left one family homeless. Police say that just before three on Friday afternoon, a fire broke out at Alicia Jucub’s home. [...]