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3 Persons Injured in Burrell Boom Shooting; the Gunman is Killed

There was a fatal shooting in Burrell Boom Village on Sunday night that left one man dead and three others injured. But at this time, it is not being categorised [...]

PC Lorray Arzu Succumbs to Gunshot Injuries

On Sunday morning, Police Constable Lorray Arzu succumbed to injuries she received during a shooting incident in Dangriga a few days earlier.  The twenty-seven-year-old officer had been placed on life [...]

Still No Arrest in the Murder of PC Lorray Arzu

This morning, Assistant Superintendent of Police Fitzroy Yearwood, as well as Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa spoke fondly of the fallen constable.  In an appearance on Open Your Eyes [...]

1 Charged for Near Fatal Chopping in Scotland Halfmoon

A resident of Antelope Street Extension has been charged in connection with a near fatal chopping incident in Scotland Halfmoon on Saturday afternoon. Just before four o’clock today, Roberto Arana [...]

Nicholi Rhys Walks from Murder Charge

Thirty-one-year-old Nicholi Rhys beat a murder charge in court earlier today, after spending almost four years on pretrial detention at the Belize Central Prison.  Rhys was accused of the shooting [...]

LOO and Government Minister Argue over Crime

The House of Representatives met today in ordinary session where the issue of crime also became a matter for debate. The Leader of the Opposition, Shyne Barrow chastised the government [...]

Court Battle Continues Over Seized CIBL $3.1 Million

The Orange Walk Magistrate Court is hearing an application for further retention of funds by the Financial Intelligence Unit. The F.I.U. has applied to have the court grant permission for [...]

F.I.U. Retains Senior Counsel Godfrey Smith

We also heard from Senior Counsel Godfrey Smith. Following his first day on the case, he says that he is satisfied that the seizure of three point one million dollars [...]

The Battle of Senior Counsels and Former Attorney Generals Inside O.W. Magistrate Court

All indications are that despite the outcome of the hearing in the Orange Walk Magistrate Court, the matter will be taken to the Supreme Court for a verdict. As for [...]

PM on Bevans Ruling: I Stand by My Position

Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals ruled in favour of former Tourism Director, Karen Bevans and against Prime Minister John Briceño and Love FM. The court upheld a previous [...]

Government Nominates another Person to Chair Public Service Commission

The Public Service Commission remains without a chairperson. For health reasons, Crescencio Sosa, the last nominee that was agreed upon by government and the opposition, had to give up the [...]

Preliminary Flood Impacts Currently Stand in the Tens of Millions of Dollars

Hurricane Julia swept through Central America almost two weeks ago and left in its wake several countries coping with flood damages. In Belize, early estimates are that tens of millions [...]

Flooding Update from Rural Belize District

Today, we travelled to Crooked Tree Village, where Lionel Smith, NEMO’s District Coordinator for Belize Rural, gave us an update on the flood situation on the ground. As was expected, [...]

Prime Minister Says Disputing Parties in Sugar Impasse Agree to Mediation Process

The impasse between A.S.R./B.S.I. and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association has extended well beyond the close of the 2022 crop. All this while there is Florencio Marin Senior acting [...]

Minister of Transport Reacts to Bus Operators’ Letter to U.N.D.P.

The bus operators have made clear their gripe that the government would be getting a grant of three electric buses from the United Nations Development Program, U.N.D.P. They raised their [...]

Parliamentarians Vote on Supreme Court of Judicature Act

During today’s house sitting, Minister of Education Francis Fonseca rose to expound on a Bill for an Act to repeal and replace the Supreme Court of Judicature Act, to provide [...]

B.T.B.’s Hotel Amnesty Program for Unlicensed Tourist Accommodations

A new law has come into effect giving unlicensed tourist accommodation properties the opportunity to register with B.T.B. and have all their outstanding taxes cancelled. While tourist accommodations are obligated [...]

Hotel Amnesty Program Expires End of October

In the normal course, these tourist properties would be required to pay their arrears and penalties upon registration. Director of Quality Management and Capacity Development, Abil Castaneda encourages these property [...]

Meet Doctors Said Musa and Lord Rhaburn

On Saturday, former Prime Minister Said Musa and legendary musician Lord Rhaburn were conferred honorary degrees by the University of Belize during its commencement exercise.  The academic degree for which [...]

Sports Monday: Inter-Office Knockout Rounds, Gonz Cycling Club, and Amateur Boxing in the Garden City

Goodnight folks, and welcome to another edition of Sports Monday. I am Paul Lopez. We bring you highlights from sporting events that took place over the last week. Tonight, we [...]