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Sittee River Quartet Arraigned for Murder, Following Hopkins Day Mayhem

This afternoon around two-thirty p.m., four suspects were paraded to the magistrate’s court in Dangriga by armed police and B.D.F. officers.  Prior to their arraignment, they were being held in [...]

Who is John Roy Smith?

There are a number of questions surrounding forty-three-year-old John Roy Smith, a Canadian national who has been charged along with three Belizeans from Sittee River.  While he was formally arrested [...]

Was a Police Officer Involved in Alrick Smith’s Murder?

Investigations continue into the murder of notorious street figure Alrick Smith which occurred on the night of July twenty-eighth outside of the Rene Villanueva Media Center on Slaughterhouse Road in [...]

ComPol Discloses Names of Persons Wanted for Alrick Smith’s Murder

ComPol Chester Williams goes on to share additional details unearthed during the investigation. He confirms that the vehicle involved in the murder was torched on the John Smith Link Road; [...]

Alrick Smith Was Murdered over a Girl

So what was the motive behind the killing of Smith? ComPol Chester Williams says that the primary reason at this time is over a woman. Chester Williams, Commissioner of Police [...]

Is Michael Meighan Crying Foul?

On Tuesday, we showed you Michael Meighan handing himself in to police, in the company of his attorney. The former employee of the National Sports Council is under investigation for [...]

Was S.O.E. Premature? Chester Calls Out Mike Peyrefitte

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams also commented on the statement made by former Police Minister Michael Peyrefitte that the declaration of a state of emergency on the Saint Martin’s area [...]

S.O.E. Declared to Address Gang Warfare in Lake I

ComPol Chester Williams justifies why the state of emergency is needed. He breaks down that feuding gangs within the Lake Independence area have been responsible for seven shooting incidents over [...]

Self-Defence or Murder? Woman in Police Custody for Stabbing Death of Husband

A woman remains in police custody tonight, after she fatally stabbed her common-law husband in the wee hours of Tuesday.  Shantel Williams and Louis Adolphus have had a tumultuous relationship [...]

Ekyash Conveniently Used During International Music & Food Festival

There was a lot of economic activity on the island town of San Pedro over the weekend. As thousands of persons filed onto the Saca Chispas Field for the Belize [...]

Minister Henry Usher on Improving Correspondent Banking in Belize

Belize’s financial sector has been facing correspondent banking issues, even before discussions on the legalization of cannabis began. This is because many of the international banks in the Caribbean region [...]

People’s Constitutional Commission to Serve Independent of External Influences

Minister Usher also gave some details on the terms of reference for each representative on the newly formed People’s Constitutional Commission. To date, a total of twenty-five members sit on [...]

Unions Enter Final Stage of OSH Bill Review

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has completed its review of the Occupational Safety and Health Bill.  The unions are now conducting their final review. Following the completion of [...]

Fifty-Five Students Receive Scholarships from S.S.B. to Further Studies

Over the last twenty-one years, the Social Security Board has awarded scholarships to over one thousand students across Belize. According to S.S.B. Director Marcelo Blake, this amounts to a pay [...]