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A Fireman is Killed While at Work in Punta Gorda

A fireman was executed while on duty in Punta Gorda on Friday evening.  Rudolph Matura had not too long reported to work and was seated inside the fire station when [...]

Ryan Cole Targeted in Latest Lake-I Shooting

Gunfire erupted in Lake Independence once again on Sunday morning and when the smoke cleared, a twenty-six-year-old resident of Tibruce Street was fighting for his life after being shot multiple [...]

ComPol Williams: “Policing Martin’s is Extremely Challenging”

Since the rash of gang-related shootings began on November twenty-third, the Belize Police Department has staged several interventions with feuding groups in the Lake Independence area.  Despite their efforts to [...]

Chester Criticizes the Media for False Report

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams is calling out the media for the inaccuracy of a story that was uploaded to social media on Sunday morning in which it was reported [...]

Shish Family Homeless After Dump Truck Crashes Through House

A family of four from San Ignacio is tonight without a roof over their heads because on Sunday morning a dump truck ran off the street and ploughed through their [...]

Post-mortem Results for Victim of Fatal Fire in Pomona

Last Thursday, we reported on a fire in Pomona Village that claimed the life of Vernon Williams. The forty-five-year-old was inside his house when a fire broke around nine o’clock [...]

Corozal Bay Area Rep., David Vega Remains Critical

Corozal Bay area representative David “Dido” Vega remains hospitalized at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited, suffering from complications caused by the novel coronavirus. The forty-seven-year-old politician was rushed to Belize City [...]

PM Briceño Updates on COVID-19 Cases in the P.U.P.

The People’s United Party has several area representatives that have contracted COVID-19.  Toledo East Area Representative Mike Espat is said to have recovered from the virus and so has Cayo [...]

Prime Minister Recovers from COVID-19

Prime Minister John Briceño has made a full recovery after contracting COVID-19 fourteen days ago, on November twenty-third. The prime minister went into self-isolation in his room in his home [...]

COVID-19 Cases Rising, C.D.C. Warns Against Travel to Belize

An additional three hundred and eighty-six cases of COVID-19 were confirmed over the weekend. This puts the total number of COVID-19 cases to seven thousand, seven hundred and sixty-nine.  There [...]

400 Plus Officer Out Due to COVID-19; 170 are Positive

Last week, we reported on the COVID-related death of a second police officer. Corporal David Jimenez, who was awaiting his results, began exhibiting symptoms of the virus. Days later, his [...]

Police Department Understaffed Due to COVID-19

ComPol Williams says that the department has been stretched thin and with officers out, they have had to make some changes with duty scheduled to accommodate the shortage in officers, [...]

ComPol Asks Employers to Be Socially Responsible

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams took to social media over the weekend and expressed concerns over what can only be deemed as irresponsibility on the part of employers who, despite [...]

Sherman Mendoza Fined for Weed

A man who claims he suffers from herniated discs and is claustrophobic was fined five thousand dollars when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser today and pleaded guilty to Possession [...]

King Vulture – the Scavenger with an Important Role!

How much do you know about the king vulture – or what we’d call the King John Crow?  These birds play important roles that we often overlook and they have [...]

Belize CIWiL Chapter is Formed!

Belize is the latest country to form its own national chapter of the Caribbean Women in Leadership, known as CIWiL for short. Since 1998, CIWiL, a non-partisan and N.G.O., has [...]

CIWiL – a Regional Organization to Advance Women’s Participation and Leadership

Valerie Woods says that CIWiL has been instrumental in advocacy and policy work across the region and so the plan is for the Belize Chapter to bring that same energy [...]