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Zenaida Moya is Charged for Anti-Vaxxers Protest

Belize’s growing anti-vaccination movement had its eyes set on the Old Capital this weekend where several groups were planning to converge on downtown Belize City to protest the government’s vaccine [...]

BPD Stops Anti-Vaxxers Motorcade from Entering Belize City

As we mentioned earlier, several motorcades were prevented from arriving in Belize City on Saturday and law enforcement officers were deployed to the George Price and Philip Goldson highways to [...]

The Mennonite Community and the Constitutional Challenge

Attorney Arthur Saldivar and a team of lawyers are preparing to represent up to two hundred claimants in a constitutional challenge against the COVID-19 regulations. His clients, many of whom [...]

ComPol Williams: “Rights and Freedoms Subjected to Limitations”

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams also spoke on the matter, adding that the constitution provides for certain limitations of those fundamental rights and freedoms. A public health crisis is reason [...]

ComPol Williams: “Spanish Lookout Is Not a Private Community”

And, with that, the police have been cracking down on the Mennonite community of Spanish Lookout. According to Commissioner Williams, a team of officers went into the community to enforce [...]

Council of Churches Says Yes to COVID Vaccines

The Belize Council of Churches has come out with a position in favor of COVID vaccinations.  In a recorded statement, the heads of various denominations, including Bishop Lawrence Nicasio of [...]

Drive-by Shooting Ends in Murder of a 17-Year Old Athlete

A seventeen-year-old Belize City resident succumbed to gunshot injuries this morning following a shooting on Sunday evening. Michael Henry was travelling in a vehicle along with four other persons when [...]

Elsworth Hendy Shot in the Face

Less than an hour after the drive-by shooting, shots rang out once again in Belize City and in the same vicinity. Police are reporting that just around six-thirty p.m., two [...]

SOE Inmates Released, What Does it Mean for Gang Armistice?

A group of fifty men, all believed to be actively involved in various gang rivalries, was released from the Belize Central Prison over the weekend, at the end of a [...]

All Eyes and Attention on PIV and Backa-Lands

In discussing the fatal shooting incident that took place in Belize City on Sunday evening, the top cop says that the police department will focus similar attention on the PIV [...]

Shooting in Sand Hill

There was another shooting that occurred on Sunday but is not gang-related. Dean Vaccaro was shot by his relative Albert Vaccaro during an argument in Sand Hill Village just after [...]

Teen Perishes in Accident in the North

There was also a loss of life reported in the north on Sunday evening. Just after five p.m., seventeen-year-old Luis Martinez, a construction worker of August Pine Ridge Village in [...]

Curfew Begins at 7 p.m.

As of tonight, the curfew hours start at seven p.m. and go until four a.m. the following day.  However, the curfew hours for Ambergris Caye, Caye Caulker, Placencia, and Hopkins [...]

No Movement Sundays

Additionally, Sunday, September twenty-sixth, and October third are declared no movement days.  A person will, however, be able to leave home for medical purposes, emergencies, as an essential worker, for [...]

Area Rep Usher Calls Protestors “Anarchists”

P.U.P. Area Representative for Fort George, Henry Charles Usher, says the black “Free Belize” flag being flown by those in protest, is a flag of anarchy. Usher says their protest [...]

Deputy Prime Minister Speaks on Vaccine Mandate

Also speaking on the COVID-19 vaccines and those opposing to take the shot was Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde. While taking a softer approach, empathizing with the concerns of anti-vaxxers, [...]

10th Anniversary of the Death of George Cadle Price

It has been ten years since the passing of Belize’s first Prime Minister, the Right Honorable George Cadle Price. A wreath-laying ceremony is held annually in his honor at his [...]

Belizeans Recognized for Diligent Service to Nation

One Sunday night, nineteen Belizeans were recognized for their service to the nation through great diligence and sacrifice. These nineteen Belizeans were bestowed with national awards at a Tribute to [...]

Chester Williams and BPD are COVID Heroes

The men and women on the frontline of the battle against COVID-19 were officially recognized during a ceremony held on Sunday night.  Among the many awardees was Commissioner of Police [...]