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Woman Found Dead in Lord’s Bank Village

Today, the Vindel family in Lord’s Bank Village made a shocking discovery a short distance away from where they lived. The body of Vilma Vindel Elias, a mother of three, [...]

Police and Meighan Family Get Into a Tussle

Police are continuing to crack down on illegal gatherings, but on Monday night, videos began to circulate of a confrontation with police in Belize City that turned ugly. This morning, [...]

Protests for Laddie Continue: ComPol Says Manslaughter is Strongest Charge Possible

Across the nation, protestors are calling for the police officer who was allegedly behind the shooting death of fourteen-year-old Laddie Gillett to be jailed and charged with murder.  Every night, [...]

Death Certificate Issued: Laddie Gillett’s Family Appreciates National Support

The medical certificate has been issued on the cause of death of Laddie Gillett. It reveals he died as a result of “a single perforating gunshot wound to the chest.” [...]

Hartin in Family Court

Today, Canadian national Jasmine Hartin was back before a judge with two new lawyers, but it wasn’t for the manslaughter by negligence charge before the Supreme Court. Instead, she was [...]

All COVID Patients at K.H.M.H. Unvaccinated

As we reported earlier this week, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has gone into full emergency mode and has suspended all its outpatient and referral clinics in order to focus [...]

K.H.M.H. Sources More Nurses

If the COVID hospitalizations get worse, a concern is that there will be a shortage of nurses.  Since the migration of a significant number of Filipino nurses two months ago [...]

Tropical Wave Passing over Belize; More Rains Expected this Weekend

The heavy rains today and on Sunday night are typical of the rainy season, but severe weather conditions during this time can put people in life-threatening situations.  Chief Meteorologist Ronald [...]

Met Service Reminds Public to Be Careful of Lightning Strikes

The rains today came with lightning strikes that even affected some of the Belize Met Service’s own telephone lines.  Gordon advised people in the southern part of the country that as these [...]

ComPol Says “Good People” Will Get Stopped Depending on Area Crime “Demographics”

On Monday night, we told you the results of a racial profiling case heard in the Supreme Court.  Justice Westmin James handed down a decision in the case brought against [...]

ComPol on Under-Age Violent Offenders

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams spoke about the growing problem of young perpetrators of violent crime in Belize.  He called on protestors to take to these streets with the same [...]

Police to Implement Child Interaction Policy

And, while it comes after a fourteen-year-old boy lost his life in Placencia allegedly at the hands of a police officer, the police department says it is about to release [...]

Cops Charged for the Beating of a Man in Custody

Charges have been filed against two police officers following a beating of a man in custody that was captured on video. Police say that Wilton Justin Montero and Jerome Emanuel [...]

U.D.P. Says Consultation Not Adequate for Court of Appeal Appointments

Last week we reported on the appointment of three new Justices for the Court of Appeal.  But tonight, the Opposition is challenging the way the government went about making these [...]

Will U.D.P. Challenge Appointment of Justices?

While in Opposition, the U.D.P. agitated for Chief Justice Manuel Sosa to be removed back in 1998.  One of reasons given was that the consultation process wasn’t meaningful. So, will [...]

Peyrefitte on the 11th Amendment

Today, Senator Michael Peyrefitte was asked if he believes there is any connection between the United Nations Convention Against Corruption and Belize’s proposed Eleventh Amendment.   Michael Peyrefitte, U.D.P. Senator [...]

Three Deans for U.B.

In education news, the University of Belize announced today the appointment of three faculty deans. Doctor Vincent Palacio will head the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences; Doctor Nadine Tun, [...]

Upgrades to Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve

The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management has just completed rehabilitation works at the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve.  And now, they want Belizeans to take [...]