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6 Officers on Suspension Following Death of Derrick Uh

The result of a post-mortem examination is still outstanding, following the death of Derrick Uh. The twenty-year-old Cristo Rey resident was detained by officers at the San Joaquin Fiesta in [...]

Minister Musa Concedes that Inaction of Officers Led to Uh’s Death

But, how can the police department investigate its own? Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa told the media today that the family has been afforded the opportunity to appoint a [...]

Compensation for the Uh Family

Will the Uh family be compensated for the wrongful death of Derrick? That was a question posed to the Minister of Home Affairs earlier today. While legal recourse via a [...]

Kareem Musa to Mike Peyrefitte on Politicizing Uh’s Death

In the wake of Derrick Uh’s death, the United Democratic Party called for the removal of ComPol Chester Williams, C.E.O. Kevin Arthurs and Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa.  Today, [...]

Minister Musa Says S.O.E. is Serving its Purpose

In late July, a state of emergency was declared for Lake Independence as a reaction to the increased tension and gun violence in that area of south side Belize City.  [...]

U.D.P. Saga Continues; Faber Makes Another Facebook Post

The public saga that’s being perpetuated within the United Democratic Party over decisions made by its leadership has spilled over into another day. Party Chairman, Michael Peyrefitte explained to the [...]

Mayor Trapp Writes U.D.P. Chairman; Expresses Concern Over Rift

The U.D.P’s only elected Mayor, Earl Trapp, has also penned a few lines on his opinion of the ongoing internal rift. He addressed his views in the form of a [...]

San Ignacio D.V. Victim Calls For Swift Action in Detention of Alleged Perpetrator

A woman from San Ignacio Town is urging the Belize Police Department to act swiftly in detaining her ex-common-law husband, Ludin Najera, after he allegedly attacked her in a fit [...]

C.E.O. Tanya Santos on DV: “We need to send a message that it will not be tolerated anymore”

Earlier today, we got a chance to speak with Tanya Santos the C.E.O in the Ministry of Human Development who commented on the high number of domestic violence reports in [...]

Human Development C.E.O. Concerned About Sexual Assault of Minors

Over the past two weeks, there have been multiple reports of minors being victims of sexual assault and rape, some by people they know or from within their household. Earlier [...]

Eighteen High School Students Receive Scholarships

Eighteen promising students attending government schools across Belize, who needed assistance to either begin or continue their high school education, have received scholarship certificates and stipends through a joint effort [...]

Minister of Education Says Plans are on Target for the Reopening of Schools

The new school year is less than a month away from opening and the Ministry of Education is ready for that date. Today, we caught up with Minister of Education, [...]

Alida Sharp Captures Gold at North American Powerlifting Competition in Panama

Belizean Powerlifter Alida Sharp dominated the competition at the nineteenth North American Powerlifting Competition in Panama City. Sharp broke two North American records, tied a third record, and captured gold [...]

When Will Fuel Prices in Belize Decrease?

Fuel prices are falling globally. Last week, the global benchmark for oil prices has fallen below one hundred U.S dollars per barrel, down from over one hundred and twenty dollars [...]

One Million Dollars in Duty Exemption for MSMEs

During the launch of the MSME Road Show on August fourth, an announcement was made that the Government of Belize is proposing to offer MSMEs one million dollars in duty [...]

Ministry of Blue Economy Objects to Vulcan Mining Proposal

The Government of Belize is not prepared to change its stance on Vulcan Mineral Company and its proposed mining plans near Gales Point Manatee. As we reported, Minister of Natural [...]

Ministry of Tourism Discusses Passport Heavy and Belize

Last week, travel media brand Passport Heavy premiered its Belize episode of the popular television program after filming at various locations across the country over a period of thirty days.  [...]

Belize Courts International Flights from Canada

Tourism Minister Anthony Mahler and other government officials returned from a working visit to Canada last week where they met with representatives from various airline companies.  During those meetings, Mahler [...]

Tourism Police Unit Receives Donation from Ministry of Tourism

On Monday, the Tourism Police Unit received a donation of motorcycles and bicycles from the Ministry of Tourism to assist personnel from the agency with patrolling the streets of Belize [...]