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Traffic Accident on Hummingbird Highway Leaves Multiple Casualties

Four men were killed in a traffic accident on Saturday night and five others sustained varying degrees of injury when the pick-up truck they were traveling in overturned shortly after [...]

Police Can’t Confirm If Speeding Was Involved in Fatal Accident

As we reported, five persons are left wounded as a result of Saturday night’s traffic accident. The incident claimed the life of contractor, Sherwin Garbutt and three of his workmen, [...]

Senate Special Select Committee to Start Inquiry December Fifth

The National Assembly announced earlier today that the Senate Special Select Committee will begin its inquiry into the rubbished Portico Definitive Agreement next week. The date for the first proceeding [...]

Government of Belize Refutes False Claims of Judicial Disruption

The Briceño Administration fired off a press release this afternoon, responding to what it says is irresponsible reporting by news blogs on social media. Those reports stated that crown counsels [...]

NTUCB President, “It is outrightly disrespectful.”

A leaked internal memo from Financial Secretary Joseph Waight to Cabinet Secretary Stuart Leslie, dated November fourteenth, has raised the ire of the unions.  The written communication followed up on [...]

NTUCB Criticizes G.O.B.’s Decision on Increased Telephone Allowance

The NTUCB also issued a terse statement over the weekend, chiding the Government of Belize by referring to the recent decision as, “a slap in the face to public officers, [...]

P.S.U. President Says C.E.Os’ Telephone Benefit Increase Is Unfair

Late last week the unions sent off quick reactions to the government’s announcement that it had approved telephone allowance increases for Chief Executive Officers in the various ministries. The Public [...]

Kevin Arthurs Steps Down as Home Affairs C.E.O.

One C.E.O. who won’t be receiving an increase in his monthly telephone allowance is Kevin Arthurs.  That’s because he won’t be renewing his contract with the Government of Belize as [...]

Police Confirm Jordan Waight’s Murder as Gang-Related Hit

On Thursday morning, shortly after nine o’clock, shots were fired on Barbara Harris Street, formerly known as Holy Emmanuel Street.  When the gunfire subsided, twenty-four-year-old Jordan Waight, who also goes [...]

Police Officer Charged for Shooting at Ladyville Gas Station

A police officer has been arrested and charged following a shooting incident in Ladyville on Saturday night.  While no one was injured, thirty-three-year-old Christon Arnold has been hit with a [...]

A B.D.F. Soldier is Charged for Armed Robbery

A Belize Defense Force soldier has been arrested and charged for allegedly robbing a truck driver at gunpoint.  Alexander Reynolds has been identified as the suspect who reportedly pulled off [...]

One-year-old Dies After Consuming Poison in Shipyard

A toddler lost his life this weekend in Shipyard when he reportedly consumed a deadly poison while in the care of his older sister.  Baby David Schmidt was with his [...]

BSCFA Urges Government Intervention Amidst Commercial Agreement Standoff

It’s happening again, another standoff between the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association and the Belize Sugar Industries Limited over the commercial agreement.  Earlier this month, B.S.I. held a press briefing, [...]

Discarded Batch of HIV Tests Found Floating in Haulover Creek

Residents in the vicinity of Conch Shell Bay were disturbed this afternoon when they discovered medical waste floating nearby in the Haulover Creek.  What made matters worse is that the [...]

Belize and Venezuela Sign Sports MOU

Sports Minister Rodwell Ferguson is in Caracas, Venezuela, where the sixth Central American and Caribbean School Sports Games are taking place. Minister Ferguson who is also the President of the [...]

Young Belizean Artists “Chalk Up Di Paak”

Over the weekend, children from across the country converged at the Belisle Art Gallery inside the Bliss where they were paired with several well-known Belizean visual artists.  Led by Gilvano [...]