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  • 12 Cuban Nationals Detained In O/W Pending Charges Of Illegal Entry

    Reports tonight indicate that twelve persons of Cuban nationality are currently detained here in Orange Walk Town for illegal entry into Belize. Information indicates that just before five this morning, Orange Walk police were on mobile patrol in th...
  • Steven Williams Found Guilty Of Manslaughter Into The Death Of Samir Vivas

    Four years after he was indicted for the stabbing murder of 23-year-old Corozal resident, Samir Richards Vivas, nineteen-year-old Steven Williams was today found guilty of the lesser charge of Manslaughter at the Orange Walk Chapter of the Supreme Court. ...
  • Should Distribution Of Exercise Equipment Been Handled Differently?

    Over a week ago, there was a back forth between the Minister of Health and the Mayor of Belize City Bernard Wagner over the handing over of exercise equipment promised to the Belize City Council but instead handed over to the Ministry of Sports by Health ...
  • Andre Vega Should Have Returned Money A long Time Ago, Says Opposition Leader

    The case involving Andre Vega, son of former Deputy Prime Minister, Gaspar Vega, remains today before the court. As you may recall, Andre Vega was heavily compensated by the Government of Belize back in 2015 in the sum of $400 thousand dollars for a parce...
  • Crime Rate, A Huge Concern For Opposition

    The recent triple murder of school principal Alarice Andrewin, her roommate Vidal Yuman and his girlfriend Maria Juarez undoubtedly highlighted the shortcomings faced by our country as it relates to crime and violence. The increasing number of crimes in t...
  • Opposition Leader Speaks On Increase Of SSB Contributions

    The SSB has carried out consultations with social partners including the Belize Chamber of Commerce and the National Trade Union Congress, who have approved the increase. The Opposition has also heard from SSB, but did not declare a position until it is d...
  • Your SSB Contributions Going Up Effective July 1st

    If you’re currently employed, the last thing you may want to hear is that your contribution payments to Social Security Board will increase as of July 1st. The SSB, which collects some 80 million dollars in contributions annually, has been announcing th...
  • DPP Office Was Not Consulted In Drug Trafficking Case Dismissal

    In last night’s newscast, we reported on the botched criminal prosecution of 42-year-old Robert Gentle, of Ranchito Village, who was accused of drug trafficking in early 2018. In Court, the Police prosecution indicated that they would not proceed ...
  • Mental Patient, Nestor Vasquez Dies Following Vicious Assault Inside Jail Cell

    60 year old Nestor Vasquez Jr., who was the victim of a violent assault at the hands of a prisoner inside a Queen Street Police Station cell, died on Saturday night at the Intensive Care Unit of the Karl Heusner Memorial hospital, as a result of severe he...
  • Police Seeking Assistance In Identifying Person On Photograph

    The Commissioner of Police Chester Williams is tonight seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual shown in this photograph. According to the COMPOL, the unidentified male might be able to assist authorities in an ongoing investigation...
  • Breaking Down The PSE Results By Subject

    At the top of the newscast we told about this year’s top 25 PSE Performers, five of them from the Orange Walk District. Today though the Ministry did not only release the names of the top performers, they also gave a break down by subject. According to ...
  • 5 Northenos Top The PSE

    Two months ago, seven thousand and fifteen students across the country sat the Primary School Examination. After much anticipation today the 2019 PSE results were released by the Ministry of Education and we are proud to report that five students from the...
  • Three Officers Placed On Interdiction Following Death Of Nestor Vasques Jr.

    As we have reported, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has ordered a criminal and administrative investigation. The three officers were placed on immediate interdiction pending the investigation. ComPol Williams discussed the case today. Chest...
  • Drug Trafficking Case Against Robert Gentle Dismissed

    Today, the Director of Public Prosecution had to walk back on the drug trafficking charge against Ranchito Village resident, 42 year old Robert Gentle. Gentle was accused of trafficking over six kilos of suspected cocaine hidden inside this stolen l...
  • Belmopan City Council Confirms Delay With SSB Employees Payments

    An employee of the Belmopan City Council was denied Social Security sickness benefits when it was discovered that no contribution payment was done by his employer over a period of thirteen weeks. SSB’s Chief Executive Officer Dr. Colin Young discussed t...
  • Belize Represented At SICA Summit

    Yesterday, a delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Wilfred Elrington, together with the Heads of State and Heads of Government of Central American countries, gathered in Guatemala City to participate in the 53rd Summit of the Central America...
  • 350 Students Graduate From Police's G.R.E.A.T. Program In Corozal

    350 students representing thirteen schools in the Corozal District “graduated” today from the Police Department’s Gang Resistance Education and Training programme. The initiative, which started in 2011 with seed funding from the United States Govern...
  • Post Mortem Results Reveal Victims Of Triple Homicide Were All Shot To The Head...Police Are Yet To Make An Arrest

    A post mortem examination conducted on the bodies of all three victims who were callously executed inside a home on the George Price Highway on Tuesday confirmed that they died of gunshot wounds to the head. The bodies of forty-four-year-old school pri...
  • Andre Vega Land Compensation Controversy Back In Court

    The attorney general’s case against Andre Vega, the son of UDP politician Gaspar Vega, returned to the Supreme Court today. The Government is challenging the validity of the compensation agreement awarded to Vega for land he acquired but which he had to...
  • A Sad Day At Excelsior High...Students Mourn The of Acting Principal

    While Belizeans continue to reel over this latest triple murder, for the students and faculty at Excelsior High School where Andrewin was the acting principal, this latest act of violence leaves more questions than answers.   Patrick Thompson- Teacher...