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Mennonite Community and Police Standoff over Massive Church Gathering

A church service of approximately two hundred congregants ended in several arrests on Sunday afternoon during a testy situation with armed police officers who had been called to Blue Creek [...]

Blue Creek Mayor Objects to Mask Wearing

In standing in solidarity with the local church community, Evangelical Pastor John Krahn also says that his church has a capacity of over four hundred persons but since March, due [...]

Chester Williams on Church Gatherings: “The Law is What the Law is”

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has also weighed in on the incident.  He says that the officers were simply doing what they were instructed to do which is to uphold [...]

ComPol Concerned About COVID Spreaders in Agro-Productive Sector

While Blue Creek Mayor Abram Rempel has gone on record to say that the community remains COVID-free, Commissioner Williams contextualizes the incident by acknowledging that as members of the agro-productive [...]

Chester Williams: ‘Blue Creek is far more reckless than motorcade”

Across the country, political motorcades are still being held, despite serious objections and public health concerns being raised by the Belize Police Department.  Over the weekend there were motorcades in [...]

12 Primary School Teachers Host Social Event at School; Cops Press Charges!

In other COVID-19 regulations related arrests over the weekend, twelve primary school teachers from Dangriga were arrested and charged for attending a restricted social event. According to police, around two-thirty [...]

Two Men Killed During Shooting on Caesar Ridge Road

There was a murder in Belize City in which the gunman was also killed on Saturday night. It happened on Caesar Ridge Road around nine o’clock and left Kareem Gillett [...]

Shooting Target Escapes Hail of Bullets in Belize City

There was a shooting in Belize City on Sunday evening but the intended target managed to escape unhurt. The man told police that he was standing on a street side [...]

Hurricane Eta, Category 4 Storm, to Make Landfall in Nicaragua!

All eyes are tonight on category four hurricane, Eta, which exploded quickly into a dangerous hurricane packing maximum sustained winds of between one hundred and twenty to one hundred and [...]

Hurricane Eta to Affect Belize; Flood Warnings in Effect

While tropical cyclone watches and warning are not required for Belize, heavy rainfall is expected starting tonight. The latest advisory from the National Emergency Management Organization is that a flood [...]

Airline Makes Emergency Landing; Passenger Dies in Belize!

Sometime after one-thirty on Sunday afternoon, a United Airlines flight out of Houston en route to El Salvador had to make an emergency stop in Belize at the Philip Goldson [...]

Mother Crushes Baby During Epileptic Seizure

A mother in Ladyville is mourning the sudden death of her three-month-old baby. The mother crushed the infant during an epileptic seizure at her home over the weekend. Tracy Webster [...]

Epileptic Mother to Receive Counselling

Webster, we’ve confirmed has suffered with epilepsy since childhood. She is an only child and lost her mother to cancer over a year ago. Residents who know her say that [...]

1 Additional COVID Death is Recorded; 16 Hospitalized

The country continues to be ravaged by the COVID pandemic as the number of cases continues to grow especially so in the district of Orange Walk. Tonight there is another [...]

A Curfew for Bella Vista and Santa Cruz Villages in the Banana Belt

With elections to be held next week Wednesday; government has disbanded the National Oversight Committee which had been functioning since the start of the pandemic in March. The last meeting [...]

Big Tom Offered Bail

He was rounded up in early September and remanded to the Belize Central Prison for allegedly coercing a grotesque sexual act between two persons who were being videoed.  On Friday, [...]

Attempted Robbery at ABC Shop on C.A. Boulevard!

Two thieves tried to rob ABC Shop on Central American Boulevard in Belize on Saturday and tonight one of them is in custody. Police say that just after five in [...]

Police Cracking Down on Thieves!

In recent months we have been reporting on a spate or robberies across the country and in recent weeks in the city. Today we asked police about the increase in [...]

ComPol Gives an Update on Escaped Prisoners

There are five escaped prisoners that are still on the lam and authorities believe that it is because they are getting help from relatives or members of the public. ComPol [...]

Deadly Motorcycle Accident Claims the Life of a 25-Year-Old Man

A twenty-five-year-old man from Dangriga lost his life in a motorcycle accident on the Hummingbird Highway when his collided into a sign on the highway. Police say that Alwin Cayetano [...]

The Issuing of Restaurant Licenses in San Pedro

There are reports that restaurant licenses are being issued left, right and centre on the island of Ambergris Caye. Several businesses, particularly bar owners are applying for these licenses to [...]

Bus Ticketing System is Implemented

Last week we told you about the bus ticketing system that was being implemented today. This morning, all buses that operate out of a bus terminal were mandated to sell [...]

The Official Launch of the Smart Sugarcane Cluster Project

After three years on the drawing board, A.S.R./B.S.I. launched a Smart Sugarcane Cluster Project. The online platform will keep stakeholders informed about developments in the industry so that farmers can [...]

Brother Les is Laid to Rest

Former minister of government and businessman Ainslie Leslie was laid to rest over the weekend in his hometown, San Ignacio during an official funeral. The COVID protocols were observed so [...]

Fire Destroys Two Homes in Otoxha, Toledo

A fire in Otoxha Village in Toledo destroyed two homes over the weekend. Police say that sometime after two on Saturday afternoon, the Ack family home was destroyed by a [...]