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Home Invasion at Private Island Resort in Southern Belize

It was a moment of high drama that captured the attention of Belizeans on social media: a resort owner under fire from pirates who came ashore on his island. Even [...]

Minister Musa Says Authorities Closing in on Sea Pirates

The cops are closing in on the sea pirates – that’s what Minister Kareem Musa told the media today.  He says that they are treating the issue of piracy seriously. [...]

Why Did Police Respond Two Hours after Attack on Lark Caye?

And the police’s response to the gun attack on Lark Caye also came under criticism. Reports circulated that it took the police two hours to respond to the caye which [...]

ComPol Chester Williams on Piracy

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has taken an active interest in the incident on Lark Caye and visited Christian Gusenbauer while he recovers in his hospital bed.  Aside from gathering [...]

Coastal Road Accident Claims Two Lives!

A family trip turned deadly on the Coastal Road on Saturday afternoon. A van carrying almost two dozen people overturned and two persons died, including an eighteen-year-old pregnant mother.  The [...]

Accident in Santa Elena

There was also an accident in Santa Elena in which two persons were injured, but fortunately there was no loss of life.  It involved two vehicles and a motorcycle at [...]

Young Bank Resident Clings to Life Following Chopping Incident

There was also a report of an attempted murder over the weekend.  On Saturday in Camalote Village, Jose Gonzalez was chopped multiple times by two men he was drinking with [...]

Contractor General Omar Mitchell is the Victim of Home Invasion

There was a home invasion at the San Ignacio residence of Contractor General Omar Mitchell. Mitchell was accosted by five men who bound his hands and feet and placed him [...]

Minister of Home Affairs Marks 100 Days!

Last week Friday the People’s United Party marked one hundred days since they took office as the new government.  It is expected that later this week Prime Minister John Briceño [...]

In-Person Learning to Resume in August/September

Whether you are a parent, a student or an educator, the biggest question surrounding COVID-19 recovery across Belize is: when will schools reopen for in-person learning?  This morning on Channel [...]

A New Curfew on the Horizon – What Will That Look Like?

The existing regulations for the curfew currently in place will expire next week Tuesday.  Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa told reporters that even though the COVID-19 cases have declined, [...]

B.M.D.A. Endorses Dr. Diaz-Musa

Doctor Melissa Diaz-Musa is the B.M.D.A.’s choice for Director of Health Services, but the glowing endorsement she has received from her colleagues in the medical community may not carry much [...]

$2.5M in Profits for B.T.L. in 2020 is a Paltry Sum

A new board of directors for Belize Telemedia Limited was constituted in December of last year with former business senator Mark Lizarraga at its helm.  Over the weekend, the telecoms [...]

Is Net Vasquez’s B.T.L. Credit Card Fiasco Headed to Court?

Former chairman Nestor Vasquez stepped down from his post as presiding officer of B.T.L.’s board of directors in mid-September 2020.  His resignation came amid a scandal in which he was [...]

ComPol Chester Williams on Crime Stats So Far for 2021

During today’s police press brief in Belmopan, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was asked about the crime statistics for the first six weeks of the year. There have been a [...]

ComPol Williams on Safety Tips

For some time now, there has been a seeming increase in property crimes, including home invasions, robberies and vehicle theft. It is something that the Belize Police Department has been [...]