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P.U.P. Area Representatives Sworn In as Cabinet Ministers

Last Thursday, P.U.P. leader John Briceño took the oath to lead this country as Prime Minister.   Today, his ministers and ministers of state headed to the Biltmore to be sworn [...]

The South Fully Represented in Cabinet

The south is fully represented in Cabinet.  All four southern area representatives for the P.U.P. were elected and have ministerial positions.  Doctor Louis Zabaneh is the Minister of State in [...]

G.S.U. Will Be Rebranded

Caribbean Shores Area Representative, Kareem Musa, is now the Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries.  As Home Affairs Minister, the Belize Police Department falls under his responsibility and [...]

Trucks of Cattle Headed to the West for Export

Some thirty loads of cattle from farms in Orange Walk have been transported to the western border with Guatemala for exportation.  The informal cattle trade was halted under the Dean [...]

M.O.H. Minister Michel Chebat Looking At All Posts

The former Minister of Health was an electrician by trade and his name is Pablo Marin of Corozal.  In Briceño’s new cabinet, the Minister of Health and Wellness is attorney [...]

D.P.M. Cordel Hyde and the ‘Hotbed of Corruption,’ the Lands Dept.

We also spoke to Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde.  He is responsible for the Ministry of Natural Resources, Petroleum and Mining.  Hyde has been tasked in cleaning up the mess [...]

The Frightening Revelations Erupting from the ‘Ministry of Works’

The Ministry of Works was also known as a hotbed of corruption under former U.D.P. minister Rene Montero.  Like the Lands Department in Belmopan, the Ministry of Works office in [...]

Floodwaters Continue to Inundate Crooked Tree Village

Tonight, there is water everywhere in rural Belize District and the Crooked Tree causeway is impassable.  Residents leave or enter the village with the assistance of the Belize Coast Guard [...]

Flooding in Burrell Boom; Several Families Evacuated, Shelter Opened

The situation is also dire in Burrell Boom where a number of homes along the Belize River Valley area remain under water. As was expected, water levels have been rising [...]

Tzul Family Survives Stabbing Incident in Santa Elena, Cayo

A Santa Elena family is recovering from a violent incident over the weekend. Four of them were injured in a stabbing at the home of Marcelo Tzul. After an argument [...]

Two P.U.P. Area Reps Battling with COVID-19

Two P.U.P. area representatives are fighting the COVID-19 virus. They are Toledo East’s Mike Espat and Cayo West’s Jorge ‘Milin’ Espat.  On social media, Espat shared that he is stable [...]

Deadliest Weekend for COVID-19 Related Deaths

Belize just recorded its deadliest COVID-19 weekend!  There were fifteen COVID-related deaths between Friday and Sunday.  Of that number, ten of those deaths were recorded in a single day, on [...]

COVID-19 at BWS, One Employee Passes Away

One of the COVID deaths over the weekend involved a well-known and beloved employee of Belize Water Services Limited.  Marlon Williams was on the verge of celebrating his twentieth anniversary [...]

Remembering Harry…

This afternoon, Operations Manager Dave Pascascio spoke fondly about his colleague who, at the time of his passing, was up for an appraisal.  His dedication and commitment as a foreman [...]

Hurricane Iota Barrels Towards Northeastern Nicaragua

Nicaragua is for a second time in less than three weeks is bracing for another massive hurricane.  Iota, a category five storm, the strongest Atlantic weather system to form in [...]

Investigation into Teenager’s Murder Continues; No Arrests Made!

Last week, we told you about sixteen-year-old Gregory Lewis who was killed in Santa Ignacio on election night.  A Special Constable came across an injured Lewis on Bullet Tree Road [...]

Minor Shot in Ladyville; Was He the Intended Target?

A minor was shot in Ladyville over the weekend, but police say he may not have been the intended target. They suspect that the teen’s associate, a known figure to [...]

Post-Mortem Result is ‘Undetermined’ in Guat National’s Death

Police say that a post-mortem was unable to determine the cause of death of Guatemalan Francisco Domingo Ac Tzalam.  He was reported missing in Livingston, Guatemala during the passage of [...]

Post-mortem to Determine if Ken Faber was Driving Drunk

On Friday we told you about the fatal road traffic accident that claimed the life of fifty-year-old Ken Faber. The well-known Ladyville resident crashed and died in his home village [...]

Minister Kevin Bernard Prepared to Take On Ministerial Responsibilities

Today, we caught up with a number of ministers after they took the oath of office. Orange Walk East Area Representative Kevin Bernard is the new Minister of Youth, Sports [...]

No Ministerial Post for B.R.N. Area Rep., Marconi Leal

Marconi Leal is the P.U.P. area representative for Belize Rural North. He defeated three-time U.D.P. representative Edmond Castro by more than six hundred votes.  It is quite a feat for [...]

Marconi Leal Says No Charges for Intruders

We also asked Leal for an update regarding the terrifying home invasion at his residence in Sand Hill Village in the days prior to the elections.   He says that one [...]

Ronald Palma is Missing!

Police and Coast Guard responded to a report of a body floating near Saddle Caye on Sunday morning, but so far their search efforts haven’t turned up anything.  Police say [...]

Family of Ronald Palma Says His Disappearance is Suspicious!

After we spoke with the police, we also got in touch with Palma’s immediate family.  Today, they informed us that they are in Hopkins to follow up his case because [...]

Carlos the Puma Has Passed On

The Belize Zoo bid farewell to one of its beloved resident animals on Sunday. Carlos, one of the three pumas at the zoo, fell ill and died.  He was rescued [...]