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City Administrator on 3-Week Leave; What’s Going On?

City Administrator Stephanie Lindo-Garbutt is on a three-week hiatus from her desk at City Hall, reportedly after fallout with Mayor Bernard Wagner, who, reports say, is not pleased with her [...]

Is there Conflict of Interest in $1.2 Million Contract Awarded to Gel Quarry Ltd?

During that same caucus meeting, it is also reported that the Belize City Council approved a one-point-two-million-dollar contract to Gel Quarry Company Limited. The contract is for infrastructure works in [...]

CitCo’s Auditor Resigns; Who Will Replace Marilyn Garvin?

While the city administrator’s job is secure – at least until March 2024, Mayor Bernard Wagner confirmed today that Auditor Marilyn Garvin, is no longer with the council. Reports are [...]

F.F.B. Makes Substantial Land Purchase in Belmopan for Facility Expansion Project

The Football Federation of Belize purchased nineteen acres of land today with the future of the sport in mind. The land is located behind F.F.B.’s administration building and dormitories, at [...]

Shyne Calls Out Media Hypocrisy Over Faber Coverage

Earlier today, Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow appeared on Open Your Eyes as a guest to discuss recent developments within the United Democratic Party.  He spoke about a push for unity [...]

Shyne Detests Corruption, But will Allow John Saldivar Due Process

When it came to the disgraced former Minister of National Security, Party Leader Barrow reiterated that despite John Saldivar’s designation by the U.S. State Department as a significantly corrupt individual, [...]

A Grandmother, Her Son and Grandson are Convicted of Drug Trafficking  

A Belize City family is lucky to be at home tonight after being found guilty of three counts of possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply.  Eighty-year-old Brenda [...]

Indigenous Community Says Yes to R.R.B. Project through FPIC Process

On Sunday, the residents of Santa Rosa Village in the Stann Creek District gave their written affirmation to the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Agreement and the Indigenous People’s [...]

Councillor Micah Goodin Studying Overseas, but Making Caucus Meetings

Councillor Micah Goodin is away studying at law school. His stint as deputy mayor was short-lived, following a shooting incident in which a shadow youth councillor was injured. So who [...]

Floralia Offers Priority Seating on All its Runs

It is disabilities week and today, one of the activities included the launch of a priority seating program with Floralia. The bus company, which is based in the south and [...]

Japan Hands Over Cheque to CitCo to Boost Garbage Fleet

The Belize City Council will soon acquire two garbage trucks to compliment its fleet in its sanitation department. The purchasing of the new compactor trucks will be made possible through [...]

Donation Will Assist with Gaps in Garbage Collection

But what then happens to the contract with Belize Waste Control?  Mayor Bernard Wagner says that the trucks will assist the council with filling in the gaps in certain garbage [...]

An Update on the City’s Cleanup Campaign in Aftermath of Hurricane Lisa

Speaking about garbage, the media asked Mayor Bernard Wagner for an update on the massive cleanup campaign that the council launched in the wake of Hurricane Lisa.  Residents will recall [...]

Orange Walk Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 2022

The month of November comes to an end today, which means it’s time to officially kick off the Christmas season. Across the country, municipal leaders are preparing to turn on [...]

Belize City Resident Wins Big with Scratch & Win

There is another grand prize winner for Scratch and Win just in time for the Christmas holidays.  A Belize City resident won fifty thousand dollars this afternoon when she decided [...]

White Yardie to Headline Standup Comedy Show alongside Belizean Comedians

International Stand up Comedian White Yardie is back in Belize to perform two shows, one on Friday night in Belize City and the second on Sunday night in Orange Walk [...]

U.D.P. Writes U.S. Secretary of State Blinken; “Show Me the Proof”

The United Democratic Party has written to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, requesting evidence to prove its assertion that former Minister of National Security John Saldivar is, in fact, [...]

John Saldivar’s Political Future is Against the Ropes, is He Going Down?

Should the U.S. government not honor the U.D.P.’s request, what happens next for John Saldivar whose political future now hangs in the balance amid the grave allegations being made against [...]

Why Was John Saldivar Really Named?

According to U.D.P. Chairman Mike Peyrefitte, whatever decision is arrived at by the special committee tasked with deliberating John Saldivar’s political future, will done in the best interest of the [...]

Where is Patrick Faber in the U.D.P.?  

Collet Area Representative Patrick Faber has been frozen out of his constituency by his own party, notwithstanding his track record as a five-time parliamentarian.  The row between the former party [...]

Charred Remains in Lemonal are that of Owen Tucker Senior

As we reported on Monday, police discovered a body in the Lemonal Village; believed to be that of Owen Tucker Senior. The charred human remains were retrieved and transported to [...]

Devon Jones’ Charges Upgraded to Attempted Murder  

Forty-one-year-old Devon Jones has been charged with attempted murder, almost eight years following an incident in Belize City during which a man was crushed by a vehicle on Freetown Road.  [...]

A Deliveryman is Charged for Fatally Knocking Down His Best Friend

This afternoon, nineteen-year-old William Faux was arraigned on charges of manslaughter by negligence, causing death by careless conduct and drove motor vehicle without due care and attention after fatally running [...]

Commissioner of Police Says Murder Investigation against Interdicted Policeman Continues

There is still no one charged in connection with the murder of businessman, Elvis Polanco in San Pedro, last weekend. Police had quickly detained one of their own who was [...]

Commissioner of Police: “Burglaries Are Killing Us!”

The tally on the murder rate for 2022 won’t be in for another few weeks, but what the Belize Police Department can say from now is that they have been [...]