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Cristo Rey Youth Dies in Police Van

The popular San Joaquin Festival held annually around mid-August has been marred by tragedy, following the death of a young villager from Cristo Rey. There are multiple reports of what [...]

ComPol Williams is Beside Himself, Following Uh Blunder

Undoubtedly, the death of Derrick Uh in custody has left a major black eye on the Belize Police Department and while his family is reeling from the tragic loss, the [...]

Gross Negligence Leads to Death of San Joaquin Resident

In the wake of the heartrending incident, many are questioning whether Uh was purposely left inside the prison van to die.  While that may not have been the case, it [...]

Calls for Justice in Derrick Uh’s Death

There has been a resounding call for justice following the death of Derrick Uh. Releases have been pouring in from all angles. A statement from the Office of the Prime [...]

Patrick Faber Removed from U.D.P. Central Executive Committee

The U.D.P. has removed its former Leader and Collet Area Representative, Patrick Faber from its Central Executive Committee. In a letter dated today, August fifteenth, U.D.P. Chairman, Michael Peyrefitte informed [...]

Peyrefitte Calls Internal Fighting in the U.D.P. “Unfortunate” and “Sad”

Peyrefitte opined that what is happening in the Opposition Party now that it has been in government for so long is not uncommon. He also compared the U.D.P’s internal rift [...]

Did the International Music and Food Fest Turn a Profit?

The first-ever Belize International Music and Food Festival was held in San Pedro on the weekend of August first.  According to Minister of Tourism Anthony Mahler, the event drew as [...]

Mahler Defends Decision to Hire Belizeans for Concert Lighting

Lighting on stage was also an issue during the concert, that’s according to concertgoers who described poor lighting and other technical hiccups during the show.  Mahler was also asked about [...]

Two Fatal RTA’s Reported in the South Over the Weekend

There were two fatal road traffic accidents over the weekend, one was a hit and run incident during which an individual was knocked down and killed along the Southern Highway.  [...]

Bryan Coleman is Stabbed on Courtney’s Crescent

Belize City resident Bryan Coleman was stabbed on Friday night while socializing with a pair of men. They ended up in an altercation and he was reportedly attacked by twenty-eight-year-old [...]

Police Continues to Investigate Private Micah Miguel Death and Sexual Assault Allegations

Earlier today, Commissioner of Police Williams also commented on the ongoing investigation into the death of Private Micah Miguel, which is still being ruled a suicide. He spoke about the [...]

Climate Change Consultations for Coastal Communities Launched in Belize City

The first of four Climate Change Vulnerability and Livelihood consultations for the coastal zone and fisheries sector was held this morning in Belize City. The goal of these consultations is [...]

Another Public Consultation to be Held on E.I.A. for Port of Belize Expansion Project

Waterloo Investment Holdings has resubmitted an application for review of its E.I.A. to the Department of Environment for the construction of a cruise terminal and cruise tourism village at the [...]

Angelfish Caye L.L.C. Proposes Eco-Resort Development within South Water Caye Marine Reserve

Angelfish Caye L.L.C. is planning to develop a two acre eco-resort on the island of Angelfish Caye located ten miles southeast of Hopkins Village, within the South Water Caye Marine [...]

Ministry of Blue Economy Weighs Economic Impact of Angelfish Caye Resort

And, while the E.I.A. for the proposed eco-resort on Angelfish Caye is being looked at, the Ministry of Blue Economy must weigh the economic impact. Angelfish Caye L.L.C. says the [...]

Minister Ferguson: Request for Help for Power-lifting Team Came Late

Four men and four women are representing Belize at the North American Power-lifting Federation’s Regional Classic Power-lifting Championships in Panama this week. But there was criticism that the team went [...]

Bus Operators Will Soon Introduce Better Buses on the Highways

People who commute every day to and from work and home can expect to see better buses serving them within the coming months. That is, if they live up to [...]

Coming Soon, Football in Schools – A Collaborative Effort

Today the Football Federation of Belize, with assistance from FIFA and UNESCO launched a Football in Schools program for primary school children in Belize. It is an initiative that seeks [...]

Ashley Lightburn is the New Miss Universe Belize

Ashley Lightburn is the new Miss Universe Belize. The twenty-five-year-old university lecturer and project manager bested five other delegates in the pageant held over the weekend at the Bliss Center [...]

Micah Miguel Named Names Before Passing

Lieutenant Colonel Jermaine Burns confirmed that Private Miguel was seeking the B.D.F. counselor at the time of her passing. While he has reportedly requested details from her counselor pertaining to [...]

P.M. Briceño Comments on Pharmacy Express’ Failed Loan Application

The controversial seven million dollar loan from the Social Security Board to Pharmacy Express Limited, as we reported on Thursday, has been called off.  As it came to be, the [...]

Did S.S.B. do Proper Due Diligence on Pharmacy Express?

The Social Security Board, as an autonomous body, is insulated from government influence.  Despite the Chinese wall that prevents outside interference, the Investment Committee is tasked with doing its own [...]

P.U.P. Chairman Reels in Belmopan Mayor and Councilors

Two days after Belmopan Mayor Sharon Palacio went public to announce that Pauline Soberanis-Tillett was the new deputy mayor, Chairman of the People’s United Party, Henry Usher, called a press [...]

P.M. Says Give Micah Goodin a Chance

The United Democratic Party is calling for the resignation of councilor Micah Goodin, following his acceptance to U.W.I.’s law program.  In a release issued on Thursday, the opposition congratulates the [...]

Will Goodin Resign and Force a Bye-Election?

According to P.M. Briceño, the People’s United Party is confident that fielding a new candidate, should there be a bye-election to fill Goodin’s seat, will result in another victory at [...]