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Belmopan Home Invasion Caught on Surveillance Camera

Like the brazen killing of shopkeeper Abel Bardalez last Friday, on Monday night armed, masked thieves entered the home of a Belizean tax collector on Monday night not only ransacked [...]

ComPol Chester Williams Responds to Attorney Dickie Bradley’s Comment

On Monday, Attorney Dickie Bradley and attorney Leeroy Banner represented nine men from rural Belize District, who appeared in the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court, after police intercepted them inside a [...]

PM Briceño Announces Ambassador Designates

Prime Minister John Briceño today announced his picks for diplomatic posting. Ambassador-designate Lynn Young will be posted in the United States of America and serve as Belize’s Permanent Representative to [...]

Oscar Sabido is New Chair of Elections & Boundaries Commission

Senior Counsel Oscar Sabido has been appointed as the new chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission. He succeeds fellow attorney Steve Perrera who demitted office recently amid pressure from [...]

Ian Haylock Challenges Estelle Leslie’s Appointment as Customs Comptroller

The appointment of Deputy Comptroller of Customs Estelle Leslie to the highest office within the Customs and Excise Department hasn’t been without its share of controversy. Leslie, who succeeds Colin [...]

A Very Brief History of Police and Drug Plane Landings

It is no secret that over the years members of the Belize Police Department, at various ranks, have been accused of being involved in narco-trafficking. Whether facilitating the landing of [...]

Cost of Regular Gas Goes Up at Midnight

The cost per gallon of regular gasoline is inching up by another fifty-one cents on Wednesday when it goes from nine dollars and twenty-seven cents to nine dollars and seventy-eight [...]

Punta Gorda Resident is Shot!

There was a shooting in Punta Gorda Town on Monday morning that has left one man hospitalized. Police report that Charles Nines was chopping a school compound around ten-fifteen that [...]

A Fatal Accident in St. Matthew’s Village

Police need your help to identify the driver and vehicle that left one man dead in a hit and run. The crash occurred in Saint Matthew’s Village on Sunday night. [...]

Mayflower Resident Charged for Shooting of Jervis Diamond Valencia

Police have made progress in a shooting that took place in Belize City.  On Monday evening, Jervis Valencia was shot several times while sitting in a yard in an alley [...]

Home Affairs Minister Gets Tour of Police Headquarters in Belmopan

Officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs, including Minister Kareem Musa, were invited to a tour of the police headquarters in Belmopan. Earlier, Minister Musa had a tour of the [...]

B.N.T.U. Says Administration Has Yet to Consult with Them about National Budget

The Briceño Administration has begun budget consultation ahead of his first budget presented, which is expected to be in March. The government has formed two teams to carry out budget [...]

B.N.T.U. National President Speaks on M.O.E. Decision to Suspend Paid Study leave

On January twenty-first, managements of all schools, the B.N.T.U. and the Belize Teaching Services Commission received a memo from the Ministry of Education indicating that all approvals for study leave [...]

B.N.T.U. Ready to Defend Teachers

A group of teachers at Punta Gorda’s Saint Peter Claver Primary School have express their discontent with the assistant local manager for the district’s school. Since 2020, the teachers have been [...]

Deteriorating St. Peter Street – When Will Help Come?

Poor road conditions are a perennial problem across the country as infrastructure remains a critical issue in urban and rural areas.  It’s no secret that Belize City has a street [...]

Will City Voters Return the P.U.P. for a Second Term?

On Saturday, the P.U.P. held its Belize City Council convention to select the P.U.P. eleven to contest the March municipal elections. Mayor Bernard Wagner will be contesting for the mayoral [...]

P.U.P. Convention – a Possible COVID-19 Super Spreader?

And about that convention…while the U.D.P. opted for a virtual event earlier this month, the P.U.P. held an event that attracted a large gathering.  There are concerns about it being [...]

Police Conduct Random Inspection at Ready Call

Call centers continue to operate from their respective offices across the country, under strict guidelines that are line with COVID-19 safety measures.  Those regulations include the washing or sanitization of [...]

Barbados Secures Donation of COVID-19 Vaccines from India

Barbados has secured one hundred thousand Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from India through an effort led by Prime Minister Mia Mottley.  Mottley reached out to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in [...]

When Does the Commission of Inquiry Begin?

A new commission has been sworn-in to investigate the fire sale of government assets prior to the last general elections.  The ceremony took place on Monday here in Belize City [...]

New Bill is No Threat to Judges

Security of tenure is what Acting Chief Justice Michelle Arana is clamoring for on behalf of the judiciary, but there is concern that a new law will threaten their stay [...]

Freedom of Expression Upheld by Courts in Police Suit

The Belize Police Department came into disrepute once again on Friday when several officers were arrested in connection with a drug plane landing in northern Belize District. That story dominated [...]

UNICEF and BPD Establish First Child Friendly Interview Room

Last Friday, the first of its kind child friendly interview room was established at the San Ignacio Police Station. It is the result of a partnership between UNICEF Belize and [...]

The Return of the Gyms

It’s the second day that gyms across the country have been able to reopen since the first case of COVID-19 was recorded in March 2020.  Since then, gyms have been [...]