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Elderly Man Killed in Hit & Run in Orange Walk

The family of seventy-four-year-old Romaldo Che is mourning his death after a driver knocked down the elderly farmhand and did not stop to render any assistance. The fatal road traffic [...]

Police Detail of Orange Walk Hit & Run

Up to news time this evening, no one has been detained in connection with the road traffic accident in which Romaldo Che lost his life. At a press conference this [...]

Body of Luke Hansen Discovered

On Saturday, after days of search, the body of Luke Hansen was recovered from the Belize River, in the vicinity of Banana Bank. It was the third day of a [...]

3 Police Officers Charged in Connection With Death of Andrew Alexander McDougal

Police have arrested and charged three of their fellow law enforcement officers in connection with the death of Andrew McDougal back in December 2022. McDougal succumbed to injuries he sustained [...]

Dickie Bradley Pores Over Michelle Brown’s Case Files

In the wake of the shocking murders of brothers Jon and David Ramnarace in Belmopan on New Year’s Eve, the Belize Police Department, under public pressure to revisit the case [...]

Dickie Says Insufficient Proof of Nah’s Involvement in Ahmad Killing

According to Bradley, after poring over the documents, he was satisfied that there’s insufficient evidence to support the claim that a third person was ever inside the vehicle at the [...]

Commissioner of Police Lays to Rest Nah’s Involvement in Ahmad Killing

Following Bradley’s explanation, based on what he read from the police file, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams also addressed the matter.  For reference, the case was revisited because of public [...]

BNN Condemns Gun Violence Following Ramnarace Brother’s Murder

The Belize Network of Non-Governmental Organizations (B.N.N.) has issued a press release expressing its profound sadness, following the murder of brothers Jon and David Ramnarace and attempted murder of their [...]

Tragedy Averted: Tourists Trapped inside ATM Cave Get Out Safely

There was a scare at the Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave this afternoon when reports surfaced that a group of as many as one hundred and fifty tourists was trapped when [...]

BSART Expresses Need for Better Monitoring

Fortunately, no one was injured in this incident, but BSART’s executive director Wendy Garcia says that there must be better monitoring of the cave system by tour guides and others, [...]

Bella Vista Burn Victim Was Burning Garbage, Needs Urgent Assistance

A Bella Vista Village resident is tonight fighting for his life inside the K.H.M.H. after experiencing third degree burns to seventy-five percent of his body. On January fourth, Valeriano Pop [...]

Independence Polyclinic Investigated After Reportedly Sending Home Burn Victim in Critical Condition

And, according to Doctor Melissa Diaz Musa, the Director of Public Health and Wellness at the Ministry of Health and Wellness, an investigation has been launched at the Independence Polyclinic.  [...]

ComPol Williams Acknowledges the Most Effective Police Ministers

ComPol Williams, armed with the figures, listed out the number of murders per capita, by year, and the overall percentages.   Chester Williams, Commissioner of Police “2012, the country saw [...]

Setting the Record Straight on Crime and Violence

The United Democratic Party has called for the removal of Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa and Commissioner of Police Chester Williams from office on several occasions where the perennial [...]

Belize Business Bureau Calls for GOB to Take Over Boledo & Lotteries

The Belize Business Bureau is calling for a direct takeover of the nightly Boledo and Sunday lottery from Brads Gaming Group Limited which signed an exclusive license in June 2020, [...]

Director of Public Health on COVID Infections and Misinformation

It is the second week in 2023 and countries across the globe continue to fight high rates of COVID infections. China, the United States, and the United Kingdom are all [...]

No Travel Restrictions on Countries Reporting Massive Spikes in COVID Infections

As we said, several countries are reporting a spike in COVID-19 infections. Over the last seven days, the U.K. has reported more than seventy-thousand new cases. In China, more than [...]

Diversions along the Philip Goldson Highway Commence

If you were travelling along the Philip Goldson Highway from Ladyville to Belize City today, you would have noticed that two new checkpoints have been set up – one near [...]

Belize National Blood Transfusion Service Relocated

The Belize National Blood Transfusion Service has been relocated. The blood bank was once housed inside a small wooden structure next to the Central Medical Laboratory. And, according to Doctor [...]