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  • Penner faces the Senate Inquiry

    Elvin Penner, the former UDP Area Representative of Cayo Northeast, has gone before the Senate Select Committee with no intentions of being forthcoming or helpful in its investigation of the Immigration Department. For the first time in over 3 and a half...
  • Finally - expansion for Grace Primary School

    On Wednesday May 10th, Grace Primary School received its long awaited school building on Faber’s Road. Coming at a cost of $724,336.67 which was put in by the Social Investment Fund through a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank, the Building is 121...
  • Magistrate Norman Rodriguez arraigned for rape

    The arraignment of Magistrate Norman Charles Rodriguez, 46-years-old, took place on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Belize City after he was accused and charged of rape. Allegations are that on April 21, 2017, a 27-year-old woman was raped by Rodriguez in Dang...
  • CARICOM Week ends with art competition

    The Directorate General for Foreign Trade was pleased to present a list of activities planned for CARICOM Week which started May 2, 2017 and concluded on May 6th, 2017. The theme of this CARICOM week was “What CARICOM means to you?”. The events start...
  • Caste War Education project launched at SJC

    On Friday, May 5, 2017, the Saint John’s College History Department launched its Caste War Educational project that included an exhibit, website, curriculum, and lesson plan. The project incorporates mixed media to be more approachable to students in th...
  • Gang resistance training for Cayo schools

    An innovative program that seeks to engage our young people will be continued by San Ignacio Police. The San Ignacio Community Oriented Policing Program COPP  is embarking on a Gang Resistance Education and Training GREAT Pilot Project within a jurisdict...
  • Beyond the Horizon 2017 brings free medical services to San Ignacio

    Beyond the Horizon 2017 (BTH), in partnership with the U.S. Embassy and the Ministry of Health, began it’s free medical services on Monday of this week, until the 16th of May, in San Ignacio, Cayo District, at the Macal River Park.  The medical service...
  • NEMO assists Biscayne freak storm victims to rebuild

    Two weeks after a freak storm hit the village of Biscayne in the Belize District the NINE families affected are repairing and rebuilding their homes with assistance from the Government of Belize through the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO...
  • Of this and that...

    So there are DESERVING TEACHERS who have still not been paid their HONORAIRUMS , because their various Principals and School Managements have still not presented or have presented incomplete lists to the Ministry of Education of those teachers who should ...
  • A Walk Through Benque Viejo published

    As part of the Seventh International Festival of Culture program, a book entitled, ‘A Walk Through Benque Viejo’ has been released at the Centennial Memorial Park in Benque Viejo Town. The splendid book, which highlights a number of prominent Benque l...
  • 18-year-old remanded for Telswin Lara shootin

    Telswin Lara, a 30-year-old unemployed of Arlington Drive, received a gunshot wound to the lower back. The incident occurred on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Lara’s home. In relation to the shooting, Dane Gillett, 18-years-old, was charged for use of deadly me...
  • Police take Ammunition off Antelope Street and North Creek

    A police search was conducted on an empty lot on Antelope Street Extension on May 3, 2017 which led to the discovery of two plastic bags which contained 6 live .38 revolver rounds in each bag. No one was in the immediate area at the time of the discovery ...
  • CEMO Symposium opening

    The City Emergency Management Organization (CEMO) held its 5th annual symposium on Wednesday and Thursday, May 10 and 11, 2017 at the Biltmore Plaza. The primary focus of the symposium was fire management, awareness, and prevention. The integration of eme...
  • Know your money

    A “Know your money” training was held at the Central Bank of Belize on May 3, 2017. The purpose of the training was to educate members of the community and members of banking and other institutions that handle a mass sum of money on a day-to-day basis...
  • Michael Bonilla killed shortly after coming to Belize City

    Police from Eastern Division South continue to investigate the gun murder of 19 year-old Michael Bonilla. He was the first teenager to have been gunned down and killed in the streets of Belize City in 25 days. Investigators do not believe that he was the ...
  • Dorian Blair’s bail hearing postponed

    Dorian Blair, one of the two Belize City men recently charged for impersonating police officers, was before the Supreme Court for a bail hearing on Monday, May 8, 2017. Unfortunately, his hearing had to be postponed until Friday, May 12 after his attorney...
  • Cannabis found in Lindo’s Alley

    Police conducted a search on an abandoned property on Lindo’s Alley, Belize City on May 7, 2017. The search led to the discovery of 12 plastic bags containing 3,280 grams of cannabis which were deposited as “found property”. ...
  • Cannabis and cocaine found in San Pedro Town

    On May 9, 2017, police were under operation in the Eiley Subdivision area, San Pedro when they searched a room on the lower flat of a wooden apartment complex. Present were Phillip Sealy, a 21-year-old tour guide; Ernesto Lopez, an 18-year-old fisherman, ...
  • Drug trafficking in Hattieville

    On May 7, 2017, a prison officer reported that while working he saw a remanded inmate, Mark Waight, coming toward the check point area at the prison. He observed a black tennis Waight was carrying inside a black plastic bag that appeared to be swollen. Th...
  • Drugs found on Raccoon Street Extension

    Police conducted a search on an abandoned property on Raccoon Street Extension, Belize City on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. During the search, three plastic bags containing 1210.8 grams of cannabis were found. The items were deposited as “Found property” s...