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Ex-U.D.P. Minister Rene Montero in Equipment Scandal at Ministry of Works

Former Minister of Works Rene Montero may be facing criminal charges in the days ahead.  The three-time U.D.P. Cayo Central Area Representative is the subject of an ongoing investigation being [...]

Will Charges be Brought Against Former Minister of Works?

In investigating Montero’s dealings during his term of office, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development has turned to the Attorney General, the Commissioner of Police, and the Integrity Commission to [...]

Montero and the Horse Racing Gate

If that wasn’t bad enough, Montero has found himself in yet another outrage, this one involving a starting gate used in horse racing activities.  This morning, personnel from the Ministry [...]

Gregory Bowen’s Family Says “show me the evidence of his suicide”

Tonight, the family of Gregory Bowen is speaking out. Bowen is the thirty-nine-year-old man found dead in a cell block at the Queen Street Police Station on Monday morning.  The [...]

Bowen Family Says the Cops Knew of His Mental Condition!

While the Bowen family is questioning the police’s account of his death, they are angry that the police department denies knowing of his mental state.  Catherine Bowen says that her [...]

Minor Died from Acute Respiratory Distress

Police are still investigating Myron Itza’s death, the fourteen-year-old minor from San Jose Succotz who was discovered dead inside a bedroom on New Year’s Day. A post-mortem confirmed that the [...]

Son of Missing Elderly Man Speaks Out

Police are also investigating another suspicious case in the west. In this case, it is the mysterious disappearance of an older man. It has been six days since Miguel Caceros [...]

A New Board of Directors for BWSL

Belize Water Services Limited is the last of three government-owned utility companies to have named a new board of directors under the new People‘s United Party administration.  The appointment of [...]

COVID Outbreak at Palm View Center Contained

The COVID-19 outbreak at the Palm View Center has been contained.  The Ministry of Health and Wellness confirmed on Tuesday that twenty-one residents and seven staff tested positive for the [...]

COVID-19 Numbers Fluctuating

On Tuesday, the country recorded eighty-one new COVID-19 cases, putting the total to eleven thousand and eighteen confirmed cases.  Out of that number, five hundred and thirty cases remain active.  [...]

COVID-19 Cases in OW and Coro Decreasing

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Orange Walk and Corozal districts has been decreasing. The spread of the virus is slowly controlled. Travel to and within these two [...]

“Monchi” Cervantes Quarantined after Testing Positive for COVID-19

Orange Walk North Area Representative Ramon “Monchi” Cervantes is the sixth P.U.P. area rep to tests positive for COVID-19.  The Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign [...]

Orlando Quan Sr. Fights Against COVID-19

While Cervantes is quarantining and expected to recover, the situation is not so fortunate for a Belize City businessman. Orlando Quan Senior is intubated at a private medical facility in [...]

Call for Applications for Food Assistance Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Food Assistance Program under the Ministry of Human Development. The redesigned initiative is a merger of the COVID-19 Food Assistance Program and the [...]

Weed Bust in Orange Walk

There is yet another weed bust to report in the North. On Tuesday, a police operation for drugs and firearm in Orange Walk Town led to the discovery of several [...]

ComPol Williams Weighs in on Marijuana Legalization

That bust is one of many the police make every year. Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has himself spearheaded numerous anti-drug operations thus far in his career as an officer. [...]

Chester Caught Outside During Curfew

And he may be the top cop in the country, but on Tuesday night, Commissioner Williams was stopped for violating the quarantine regulations.  Williams was driving in Belize City when [...]

A New Home for the New Year!

A new home for the New Year – that’s a promise that a community group made to a woman and her six children and they delivered on that promise on [...]