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B.D.F. Soldier Killed by Lawmen in Santa Familia

There is public outrage over the killing of a B.D.F. soldier in the village of Santa Familia – but it wasn’t at the hands of Guatemalan bandits; in fact, it [...]

Were B.D.F. Rules of Engagement Followed in Deadly Santa Familia Shooting?

Did the lowest-ranking Belize Defense Force soldier who fired the fatal shot at his colleague in Santa Familia on Sunday night follow all the measures that are outlined in the [...]

Warrant Issued for Former Government Minister: Attorney Says He is Out of the Country

From as early as January of this year, former Minister of Works, Rene Montero Senior has been the subject of a police investigation into alleged wrongdoing that occurred while he [...]

Brazen Murder in Belmopan

There is another fatal shooting incident to report tonight. And the crime was also committed in front of the victim’s family.  On Friday, night, brazen criminals came knocking on the [...]

Guatemalan Military Intercept Drug Plane in Sarstoon Area

Over the weekend, a suspected narco-plane crash-landed on the Guatemalan side of the Sarstoon area. Guatemalan law enforcement reportedly seized the cargo, however, the pilot and others on the ground [...]

Naturalized Belizean Caught with Cocaine

A San Pedro resident was busted with one thousand thirty-four grams of suspected cocaine or about two point three pounds of the illegal drug.  Last Friday, police on the island [...]

Kenroy Daly Shot in Belize City

An attempt was made on the life of Belize City resident Kenroy Daly over the weekend. The twenty-two-year-old was at the corner of Seagull and Pelican Streets conversing with a [...]

Stabbing in Lord’s Bank Village

Also in a stable condition at the K.H.M.H. is a victim of a stabbing. On Sunday morning, police responded to reports of an injured man on the pavement in Lord’s [...]

Fishermen Missing: Coast Guard/B.D.F. Search Underway

There’s a joint Belize Coast Guard and Belize Defense Force search for two fishermen from Independence who went missing on Wednesday.  Luis Carranza and Adam Menjivar reportedly left Puerto Cortes, [...]

Four Maternal Deaths in Four Weeks as COVID Cases Peak

A young mother-to-be lost her battle with COVID-19 over the weekend.  It is the fourth maternal death to be confirmed in the country within the past four weeks.  Thirty-one-year-old Nicole [...]

K.H.M.H. is Short of Staff amid COVID Surge

With numbers increasing exponentially via community spread in Belize City, the surge in COVID-19 cases continues to stretch the resources that are available at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital extremely [...]

A New K.H.M.H. C.E.O. to be Named by Mid-September

A new Chief Executive Officer for the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is expected to be announced within the next two weeks.  As we’ve reported, two candidates, including Doctor Michael Tewes [...]

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Now Available

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has announced that the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is now available at all vaccination sites. This is a one-dose vaccine and the body [...]

A Closer Look at the TNC, the Blue Bond and the Belize Maya Forest

Tonight, we take a closer look at The Nature Conservancy’s work in Belize, differentiating between the organization’s involvement in protecting over two hundred thousand acres of forest land in the [...]

DFC Presents G.O.B. with Share Certificates

The Government of Belize has made an equity investment of thirty-one million Belize dollars into the Development Finance Corporation.  It is made up of a Debt-to-Equity Swap and a Conversion [...]

C.W.U. Walks Out of Tribunal

In an update to a story we have been following, the Christian Workers Union walked out of a Labor Tribunal meeting today.  The C.W.U. and the Stevedores Negotiating Team had [...]

Upgraded Water Systems for Several Rural Communities

According to the Ministry of Rural Transformation and Community Development, numerous villages across Belize are scheduled for improved access to potable water.  At Friday’s House Meeting, the minister with responsibility [...]

Twelve Villages to Finally Get Electricity

And while Minister Requeña spoke of the water system upgrades in various villages, he also shared that some of the thirty-six villages that are still without electricity supply will soon [...]