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Three Days of Mourning Begins with Arrival of Late G.G.’s Body

Belize proudly received the body of its first Governor General this afternoon when it arrived at the P.G.I.A.  It was draped in the Belizean flag and met by a detail [...]

P.U.C. Buys Mirab’s Old Building for $10 Million; New Commissioners Want to Reverse Deal

The Public Utilities Commission bought the old Mirab building on North Front Street for ten point three million dollars in December 2019.  But since the purchase, the P.U.C. remains at [...]

Two Clerks Charged for Misappropriating $35K in G.O.B. Funds!

Two former employees of the Ministry of Labour, Local Government and Rural Transformation were slapped with fifteen charges of theft for reportedly misappropriating more than thirty-five thousand dollars from government [...]

Murder in the City; Malique Green is Executed on Ross Penn Road

There are two murders to report tonight. The first occurred on Sunday afternoon on the south side of Belize City. Malique Green has had several run-ins with the law, and [...]

Nineteen-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed by his Stepfather

A family dispute ended with fatal consequences for a family in San Martin Belmopan on Sunday.  Walter Axcel Gonzalez was at home when his step-father arrived and got into an [...]

Perpetrator of Fatal Stabbing is on the Run!

Today, police shared the official details of what the investigation has uncovered about this fatal stabbing.  At the time of this interview with ACP Joseph Myvett, Walter Gonzalez was still [...]

Ushering in a New Legal Year with Nothing Much to Celebrate

A new year is underway on the legal calendar, commencing on a somber note as the judiciary laments the dire straits in which it finds itself once again.  With a [...]

COVID Cases Increasing in Belize and Cayo Districts

The court’s virtual opening is a testament to the changing work environments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since December twentieth, the country has been under stricter movement regulations to reduce [...]

Ministry of Health and Wellness Signs New Statutory Instrument

A new statutory instrument, S.I. number two of 2021, came into effect on January fourteenth.  This S.I. addresses the importation of COVID-19 tests into the country.  The Ministry of Health [...]

Elections & Boundaries Ready for March 3rd Municipal Elections

On March third, voters head back to the polls for the municipal elections. The two major political parties are readying their slates as there are a total of sixty-seven seats [...]

Orson Picart Officially Enters the Political Fray

On Sunday, the United Democratic Party announced that it had held a virtual convention to determine its city council slate for Old Capital.  Very few details about the process were [...]

120+ Applied to Run for P.U.P. in Municipal Elections

Meanwhile, the P.U.P. National Executive is expected to meet this week, where its nine municipal slates will be approved for the upcoming elections.  The process was different this year, and [...]

P.U.P.’s Rigo Vellos & Slate Ready for Municipals

Corozal Mayor Rigoberto Vellos says that he and his slate have been readying for a second term in office. The P.U.P. Mayor says that there are three new candidates on [...]

Public Service Minister on Chair of Elections and Boundaries Commission

Public Service Minister Henry Charles Usher chimed in on what he referred to as the insolence of Estevan Perera, who has refused to resign from the appointment as chair of [...]

George Price Day is Celebrated!

On Friday, as Belize commemorated the first George Price Day – now a National Public and Bank Holiday – People’s United Party officials along with family members of the late [...]

Belmopan Cop is Busted with Thirteen Kilos of Weed in O.W.

Police Officer Rosendo Joel Cantun was busted with thirteen kilos of weed last Thursday.  Police say that cops were conducting vehicle checks at the Tower Hill Bridge in Orange Walk [...]

Gun and Weed Found in Empty Lot in O.W.

Police also took a weapon and some more drugs off the streets of Orange Walk. This time, the discovery was made by the Mobile Interdiction Team.   ACP Joseph Myvett, [...]

Police Search Drug Dealer’s Residence; Small Quantity of Cocaine is Found!

Last Wednesday, police carried out a search at the home of a well-known drug operative in the north.  There, cops and the K9 unit sniffed out four packets of cocaine [...]

P.G. Man Dies in R.T.A.

Another motorcycle rider wasn’t as lucky. A man died as a result of a crash on the Southern Highway over the weekend.  Police say that the Elridgeville resident Joshua Briceño [...]

Another Manatee Killed – This Death Marks the Fourth for 2021!

It’s less than three weeks into the new year, and four manatees have been killed; the two most recent happened over the weekend.  Today, manatee conservationist Jamal Galvez of the [...]

Placencia Fire Dept. Gets 2 Fire Trucks

Two fire trucks were delivered today to the Placencia Fire Station, courtesy of the Joanna Volunteer Fire Department and Cross Hill Fire Department of South Carolina.  The fire trucks landed [...]