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15-Year-Old Minor Executed in Dangriga

The third murder for the New Year occurred on Wednesday night in Dangriga, and the victim is a fifteen-year-old minor. Joshua Flores was travelling on a dirt road that is [...]

Another Shooting in Dangriga; Victim in Stable Condition

Two hours later, there was another shooting also in the Back-a-Town area of Dangriga. The victim, fifty-two-year-old Bartholomew Ramirez, received multiple shots to the body. According to the investigation, Ramirez [...]

ComPol Not Happy: Possible Shakeup in Dangriga Police Command

Is this recent gun violence in Dangriga the proverbial straw that has broken the camel’s back when it comes to policing efforts in that southern municipality? We can confirm tonight [...]

Will Officers Be Reassigned?

Officer Commanding Stann Creek Formation is Superintendent Gerald Jones and Senior Superintendent Daniel Arzu is the southern regional commander for the Belize Police Department. Clearly expressing his disappointment with their [...]

Police Booth Installed in Back-a-Town Area, Dangriga

Among those who have been in dialogue with the department, sharing concerns over criminal activity in Dangriga is Mayor Robert Mariano. The former Deputy Commissioner of Police says that he [...]

Caryl Smith Sr. is knocked down and Left for Dead in Sand Hill

Sixty-year-old Caryl Smith Sr. remains hospitalized after being knocked down and left for dead on the Philip Goldson Highway on Wednesday night.  His family was at home celebrating a birthday [...]

Raymond Dominguez was Target of Double Murder

The killing of Flores brings the murder count for 2022 to three. That’s three murders in six days. The first two came by way on a double murder in Sand [...]

Coast Guard Joins Search for Missing Jet Skier

The Belize Coast Guard is currently assisting with a desperate search to locate a woman who went missing at sea on the second of January. Twenty-two year old Angie Pena [...]

Conflict Continues Within the C.S.C.P.A.

Just because the sugar crop has begun doesn’t mean trouble is over in the sugar belt. Two factions of the Corozal Sugar Cane Producers Association continue to be at odds [...]

Former Director of C.S.C.F.A Says A.G.M is Legal

Uk is also calling for greater transparency from the current Board of Directors as it pertains to the management of Fair Trade funds. Annually, thousands of dollars are distributed to [...]

Current Chairman CSCPA Says A.G.M Illegal

We also heard from the Chairman of the C.S.C.P.A, Vladimir Puck. In their releases, the association urged members to, open quote, “stay at home and not get involved with such [...]

Trade Union Congress Commends Cane Farmers and Mill for Recent Agreement

The National Trade Union of Belize has commended the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association and the Belize Sugar Industry for agreeing to an interim commercial agreement.  A release from the [...]

Agro Processors Concerned About Investment Climate

While the unions are hailing the signing of the interim commercial agreement between the farmers and the mill at Tower Hill as a successful outcome, members of the Belize Agro-Productive [...]

P.U.C Had Been Monitoring B.E.L Reports When it Saw Inconsistencies

On Wednesday, the Public Utilities Commission issued a stinging press release announcing that electricity rates will go up by a penny per kilowatt hour this month. But, the utility regulator [...]

B.E.L Refutes P.U.C Claims

But, B.E.L. refutes the claim and its General Manager of Corporate Services, Dawn Nunez said today the company is disappointed in what it calls unfair and untrue allegations and accused [...]

P.U.C Says B.E.L Has Not Complied

But while B.E.L says it has complied with the P.U.C’s requests for supplementary documentation, the P.U.C. official says that not only has B.E.L not done so, it has a history [...]

BEL Disappointed at P.U.C Characterizations

The P.U.C. has accused B.E.L of continuing to flout the law and intentionally ignoring reasonable requests for information. This is language that B.E.L’s representatives say they have taken note of [...]

Prices for Regular Gas and Kerosene Going Up

Well, the holiday spirit is certainly winding down fast, and the price change of two fuel products is not going to help consumers during the “maga season.” The Ministry of [...]

Police Association Holds Elections

Members of the Belize Police Department participated in an election earlier today to choose a new executive for the Police Association of Belize.  As many as ten candidates offered themselves [...]

Does the ComPol Hold Sway Over Police Association?

Does the Commissioner of Police influence the outcome of the Police Association’s elections? There have been suggestions that the ComPol holds sway over the management of the association, but no [...]

Minister of Home Affairs on Youth Murders

The murder of fifteen-year-old Joshua Flores in Dangriga on Wednesday is the first incident for the New Year to claim the life of another male minor.  The homicide came a [...]

COVID Chronicles–Small Instrument Makes Big Difference

If you’re a COVID patient and you’re at home struggling to breathe, doctors recommend obtaining a tiny instrument that could mean the difference between life and death. In fact, anyone [...]