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SOE for 3 Belize City Neighborhoods; 45 Persons to be Detained

Another summer, another state of emergency is being declared in Belize City, as feuding gangs go on an unabated rash of deadly shootings.  This morning, the Belize Police Department led [...]

Murder Charges to be Brought Against SOE Detainees

As many as forty-five young men will remain in custody at the Belize Central Prison once the police department has successfully corralled them.  Several of them, including David Sutherland and [...]

David Sutherland is Charged for Nicholi Rhys’ Murder

Thirty-one-year-old David Sutherland has been charged for the murder of Nicholi Rhys that occurred on Neal Pen Road last week.  Ironically, four days ago, Sutherland pleaded guilty to the lesser [...]

Escarpeta’s Murder was an Act of Revenge

As we’ve mentioned, the murder of James Escarpeta on Wednesday night, was retaliation for the shooting death of Steven Moss.  But Escarpeta, a former gang member who was later mentally [...]

Port Loyola FC Comes to Alex Underwood’s Defense

As we have reported, alleged Southside Gang Leader, Alex Underwood was arrested and charged earlier this week for being the member of a gang. Following his arraignment inside the Belize [...]

Was Alex Underwood Working with L.I.U.?

Was Alex Underwood under the employ of the Leadership Intervention Unit?  That’s what the Commissioner of Police was asked for a second time today.  Since the arrest and remand of [...]

Nimrod Tillett Shot in Corozal; Police Have No Suspects

Nimrod Tillett, or Nimrod Catzim – if his name rings a bell, well, that’s because he has a colourful rap sheet. The thirty-four-year-old has been charged with three different murders [...]

Rainforest Seafood Limited Settles With Fisheries Department

Rainforest Seafood Limited has agreed on a seven hundred and sixty thousand dollar settlement with the Fisheries Department, after four thousand pounds of undersized conch were found at its processing [...]

Confiscated Rainforest Seafoods Shrimp to be Donated

According to Quintana, while the department may be criticized for the manner in which it handled this case, the settlement ultimately saved the government time from having to go to [...]

Fisheries Administrator Refutes Claims that Industry is in Crisis

The Fisheries Administrator also sought to address concerns raised by the Belize Federation of Fishers in its July twelfth press release. In that statement, the federation raised an alarm after [...]

World Nature Conservation Day Commemorated in Lamanai

World Nature Conservation Day is observed annually on July twenty-eighth, to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the environment. The Institute of Archeology hosted an event today at the [...]

Belize’s Utility Companies Donate Big to CODICADER Expenses

This morning at the headquarters of the National Sports Council, representatives of various utility companies, including Belize Water Services Limited, DIGI, and Belize Electricity Ltd. presented cheques to assist with [...]

Fort George Area Rep: Gilroy Usher Can Withstand Recall Campaign

As has been reported in the news, former Port Loyola Area Representative, Anthony “Boots” Martinez is leading a campaign for the recall of the current Area Rep, Minister of State, [...]

Fort George Rep: Census before Redistricting Proposals Makes Better Sense

Minister of the Public Service and Fort George Area Representative, Henry Charles Usher says that Caye Caulker residents have a right to petition the proposal to have their island subsumed [...]

Do You Own Abandoned Property in Belize City? CitCo Planning to Claim It

If you own property that has been left abandoned or neglected in Belize City, you might want to start showing signs that you’re still interested in the land or the [...]

September Celebrations Calendar Released

The September Celebrations are a little over a month away and today, the September Celebrations Commission released the calendar of events for the entire country. Director of the Institute of [...]

Port Alternative to Violence Program Holds Spelling Bee Contest

It’s the summer break, and to help keep the little ones’ minds sharp, the Department of Youth Services under its Alternative to Violence Program, today held two rounds of a [...]

A Summer Program for the Blind

Visually impaired children face unique challenges in their development. If you care about inclusivity, empowerment and even human rights, the development of visually impaired persons matter. The Belize Council for [...]

George Street Resident Shot Dead

A second murder has been recorded in Belize City over the span of two days. This is now the fifth Belize City resident to be murdered within the last two [...]

Alyon Domingo is Charged for Alleged Gang Membership

Twenty-one-year-old Alyon Domingo, the younger sibling of Jasmine Domingo who was shot and killed while she slept inside her Plues Street home on July seventeenth, has been arrested and charged [...]

ComPol Suggests Law to Ban Tinting of Rental Vehicles

On Wednesday, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams spoke about the murder of Steven Moss on Caesar Ridge Road.  During his interview with the media, the top cop informed that Moss [...]

Selvin Linarez Pleads Guilty to Burglary of Victor L. Bryant

In February 2019, two Belize City men were charged for burglarizing Victor L. Bryant on Lake Independence Boulevard and making off with a cache of weapons and ammunition.  This afternoon, [...]

ComPol Discusses Narco Shootings in the North

On July twentieth, the home of Sergio Hall in Chan Chen Village was riddled with bullets from a high-power rifle.  Surprisingly, there was no loss of life during the heavy [...]

Minister of Public Service Speaks About Crown Counsel Salaries

On July eleventh, the Director of Public Prosecutions wrote the new Attorney General, on behalf of the Crown Counsels and signed by all eleven of them, complaining that their salaries [...]

Fort George Area Representative on Caye Caulker Joining Fort George

Since the proposal to join Caye Caulker with the Fort George Division, following the redistricting exercise, residents from that island village has expressed an intent to lead a petition on [...]