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P.M. Briceño Backs Moises Cal Proposed Appointment to P.S.C.

The Government of Belize has made a proposal for Moises Cal to sit on the Public Service Commission as chairman.  Back in 2007, under the Musa administration, Cal, in his [...]

Growing Requests for Representation on the People’s Constitution Commission

The Kriol Council of Belize and two youth representatives have been added to the People’s Constitutional Commission, following Monday’s committee meeting inside the National Assembly. Prime Minister John Briceño says [...]

Former P.U.P. Mayor Anthony Chanona Now P.C.C. Chairman

P.M. Briceño confirmed with reporters that former Belmopan Mayor Anthony Chanona has been appointed to chair the People’s Constitution Commission. There are those who criticize the appointment as a conflict [...]

G.O.B. Stalls Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Control and Licensing Bill 2022, Amidst Concerns from Banking Sector.

There will be a change in the proposed date for the referendum on the legalization of cannabis in Belize. Initially, the referendum had been tentatively set for September fourth, in [...]

P.M. Briceño Reserves Comments on S.S.B. $7 Million Loan

Prime Minister John Briceño briefly weighed in on the controversial seven million dollar Social Security Board loan proposal to Pharmacy Express Limited. In a release yesterday, the private pharmaceutical company [...]

Police Beef Up Presence in Lake-I amidst Flare-ups

The shooting murder of ex-gang boss, Darien Banks on Monday, was reportedly provoked by a shooting on Sunday night, and the shooting of Kenrick Walton just moments after Banks’ murder [...]

ComPol: Belize City has gang flare-ups, not increased gun violence

Clearly Belize City, because of its demographics with the various gang zones, is the most murderous municipality in the country. And the incidents of late have again put the Lake [...]

Police in Dangriga Piecing the Puzzle of Latest Murders Together

There have also been a number of crimes over the past few weeks in Dangriga. Commissioner Williams said that while there are gangs operating in Dangriga, the investigations into the [...]

ComPol: We Get Reports of Drug Planes Every Night

But while there was a suspected “wet drop” a couple weeks ago in southern Belize, Commissioner Williams indicated that there were reports on Monday night of a suspicious plane also [...]

Police to MS-13 Gang: Belize is Not a Haven for You

Earlier, we heard Commissioner of Police Chester Williams speak of the gang flare-ups in the Lake Independence area and the collaborative efforts directed at diffusing further retaliation in that community. [...]

Bar Association Further Explains Senior Courts Bill

The coming together of various branches of the judiciary to form what will hereafter be known as the Senior Courts, succeeds a piece of legislation that was introduced in parliament [...]

Bar Association’s Role in the Improved Judicial System

With the pending amalgamation of the court system, where will the legal fraternity fall within this new arrangement and what will its role be?   Hector Guerra, Vice President, Bar [...]

Tribunal against P.C. Trapp to Begin

While we were with the Police Commissioner, the media asked for an update on the progress of the tribunal of Police Constable Alicia Trapp. She is the officer who went [...]

ComPol: Investigation into Fatal Accident Suggests P.M.’s Driver Not at Fault

The matter of the fatal traffic accident on the night of Sunday, July seventeenth, when fifty-eight-year-old Sherwin Leslie was knocked down and killed by a vehicle driven by the Prime [...]

Delroy Cuthkelvin Speaks Out Following Expulsion from U.D.P.

Last night we told you that U.D.P. firebrand Delroy Cuthkelvin has been expelled from his party. Well, Cuthkelvin says he does not consider himself expelled from the U.D.P.  He was [...]

Former Minister Rene Montero Back; Police to Levy Charge

He has been away from Belize for over a year, reportedly to seek medical attention, but he is wanted by the state to face a charge of Willful Oppression Contrary [...]

A Woman Falls to Her Death at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Thirty-five-year-old Lucero Aguirre lost her life on Tuesday morning while visiting the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary.  The resident of San Juan Village, Stann Creek District, was along with her family [...]

14 Belizean Athletes Attend Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

The Commonwealth Games are being held this year in Birmingham, England and a delegation comprising of fourteen athletes has travelled to the U.K. to participate in cycling, triathlon and athletics. [...]

Athletes Get Opportunity to Compete Against the Best

Alamilla spoke of the importance of Belizean athletes participating in the Commonwealth Games, which can serve as a qualifier for other international sporting events.   Giovanni Alamilla, Head of Delegation, [...]

Summer Camps with the Belize Camping Experience

The Belize Camping Experience has for years been working with young people across the country, teaching them life skills and helping them develop a relationship with the church. It provides [...]