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Orange Walk Family Wants Justice Against Policeman Who “Murdered” Their Son

A nineteen-year-old father of a one-year-old baby girl is dead after he was shot by a police officer during a high-speed chase in Orange Walk Town on Saturday night. The [...]

Investigators Chronicle Deadly Officer-involved Shooting in O.W.

In the wake of the deadly shooting, a series of investigations have commenced, including an internal probe to determine the extent of the infractions committed by the responding officers.  The [...]

Four QRT Officers Detained Following Deadly Sugar City Shooting

Four policemen attached to the Quick Response Team in Orange Walk have been taken into custody and will remain on interdiction until the probe has been completed.  Their identities have [...]

ComPol Says QRT Officers Used Excessive Force in Orange Walk Incident

According to Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, having interviewed several other individuals, there is nothing to suggest that the fleeing motorcyclists fired at the pursuing officers.  He went a step [...]

Another Officer-involved Fatality is a Black Eye for Belize Police Department

The fatal officer-involved shooting comes at a time when the citizenry is awaiting a decision in the manslaughter case involving former policeman Kareem Martinez, who is accused of the shooting [...]

Police Corporal Interdicted for Allegedly Stealing from Bus Conductor

The fatal shooting of a youth in Orange Walk is not the only incident that the Belize Police Department has to deal with when it comes to its officers. A [...]

Man Found Stabbed to Death; Police Lay Murder Charge Against Another

A man was found stabbed to death in Santa Elena, Cayo early Friday morning.  The lifeless body of fifty-one-year-old Julian Villanueva was discovered in the Red Creek area of Santa [...]

Police Charges Belize City Man for Killing of Dangriga Resident

Police have made an arrest in connection with a murder that occurred in Dangriga in February of this year. A.S.P. Fitzroy Yearwood says the evidence points to a resident of [...]

Minister Coye on Increase for Non-Established Government Workers

Today, the media caught up with Minister of State for Finance, Christopher Coye and he was asked about the increase in the wage bill.  During the budget debate last week, [...]

N.P.O. Bill has to be Implemented by May of this Year

Minister Coye was also asked for an update on the Non-Profit Organization Bill 2023.  The N.G.O. community had raised concerns about the lack of consultation, but Minister Coye says that [...]

Minister Coye: Correspondent Banking Situation Improving in Belize

Last week, Prime Minister John Briceño said “we cannot take any risk when it comes to the issue of the correspondent banking situation.” It was on the premise of technical [...]

Former F.I.U. Director Suing G.O.B. for Non-renewal of Contract

Former Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit, Kent Clare is suing the Government of Belize after he was removed back in late February. He was named director back in 2016 [...]

Groundbreaking Ceremony; B.D.F. to Get 3 New Buildings

Today, ground was broken for the construction of two living quarters and a mess hall for the soldiers at the B.D.F. headquarters at Price Barracks. The infrastructure project which has [...]

Panamanian Registered General Cargo Vessel Runs Aground Along Turneffe Atoll

On Sunday morning, a Panamanian-registered general cargo vessel that was transiting Belizean waters en-route to Port Everglades, Florida reportedly experienced mechanical failure and ran aground along the Turneffe Atoll Marine [...]

Belize Port Authority Detains Cargo Vessel Ground Along Turneffe Atoll

According to the Belize Port Authority, upon inspection, the vessel does not pose a threat of pollution at this time, as its hull remains intact. However, damage assessment to the [...]

Sports Filled Weekend across the Country, These Are the Highlights.

Goodnight and welcome to another edition of Sports Monday, I am Paul Lopez. What a weekend for sports in Belize and tonight we have all the action for you right [...]