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Official Funeral Held for COVID-19 Victim Area Rep David “Dido” Vega

It was a solemn afternoon in Corozal Town, across the country and within the People’s United Party, as the man affectionately known as the “gentle giant” was laid to rest.  [...]

Vega’s Wife Remains Hospitalized

Ingrid Vega, the wife of David “Dido” Vega, remains hospitalized. She, too, contracted the deadly disease that ultimately took her husband’s life.  On Saturday, she was rushed to Belize Healthcare [...]

Twin Doctors Kevin & Kenneth Guerra Die from COVID-19

Over the weekend, twin doctors Kevin and Kenneth Guerra died within hours of each other from complications associated with the novel coronavirus. The siblings, who were frontline workers in health [...]

A Motorcade in Honor of the Fallen Guerra Brothers

A motorcade was held last evening in remembrance of brothers Kevin and Kenneth Guerra.  In the wake of their passing, their colleagues in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, as [...]

Three New COVID-19 Deaths Recorded

A total of one hundred and twenty-two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Sunday evening, following the processing of four hundred and eight tests that were done.  The daily [...]

300 Cops are Off Duty Due to COVID-19!

A little under three hundred police officers are off duty due to COVID-related issues.  Of that number, one hundred and forty-four have tested positive for the virus.  Commissioner of Police [...]

Shooting in the City Leaves Two Injured

There was a shooting incident in Belize City on Friday night that has left two men hospitalized.  Police say that the men were socializing when the shooter attacked them. Senior [...]

Pomona Villager Killed in a Hit-and-Run RTA

A hit and run accident has left an elderly Pomona resident dead.  Police say that sixty-four-year-old Israel Argueta was riding his bike on Saturday night when a vehicle struck him [...]

Shipyard Man Survives Motorcycle Accident

Meanwhile, a man in Orange Walk is recovering from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Saturday night.  Police say that David Fehr of Shipyard lost control of his motorbike [...]

Over 100 Persons Arrested for Breach of COVID-19 Regulations

Police arrested more than one hundred persons over the weekend for violating the Quarantine Regulations. The offences ranged from failure to wear a face mask, to breaking social distancing rule, [...]

Belize Police Department Activates COVID-19 Task Force!

And so, with all those violations – that brings us to the Belize Police Department’s response moving forward.  Today, Commissioner Chester Williams told the press that they are taking sort [...]

Quarantine Regulations Violators Will Be Ticketed!

As the task force is activated to police the regulations, moving forward they are looking for ways to minimize close contact with the public.  One way of doing that – [...]

Restricted Event Hotlines to be Activated!

To complement the work that the cops are doing to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and ensure that the public complies with the regulations, Commissioner Williams says that they [...]

Plenty Contracts Under Review at Ministry of Works

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development, formerly Works and Housing, like other government departments, is reviewing a number of contracts awarded under the previous administration.  Some of those agreements are funded [...]

Nepotism and Cronyism at Ministry of Infrastructure Development?

As far as the misuse of government assets for private projects, Minister Espat says that there has been sufficient evidence to confirm what was the thinking all along.  Espat also [...]

New Foreign Affairs Building, Is it Spacious and Functional Enough?

The new Foreign Affairs building, designed and constructed by International Environments with funds from the Taiwanese government, is being assessed for functionality since there was reportedly no consultation done to [...]

A House Fire in Orange Walk – was it Arson?

There was a fire on Stadium Street in Orange Walk on Friday.  Police say that a resident reported that he was away from his property when he was informed that [...]

Robbers Target BWEL in Ranchito!

A pair of robbers targeted the BWEL outlet in Ranchito Village in Corozal on Friday.  ACP Joseph Myvett says that the thieves held up the workers shortly after they opened [...]

Price for Premium Gasoline Decreases

The price for Premium gasoline will take a dip of thirty-one cents as of midnight tonight. The new price per gallon will be nine dollars and eighteen cents, down from [...]

Does ComPol Support Adjustment of Curfew Hours for the Holidays?

Earlier in the newscast, you heard that the Belize Police Department is cracking down on those who are violating the quarantine regulations.   As the department juggles COVID-19 policing and their [...]

What About a National Lockdown, ComPol?

From an adjustment on curfew hours for the holidays to a national lockdown – will it help Belize to address the growing number of COVID-19 cases?  That’s what one C.E.O. [...]