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Three murders – 1 in Hopkins, 2 in Belmopan

Three murders – 1 in Hopkins, 2 in Belmopan

2 quarrels led to the stabbing and chopping deaths of 2 men; the 3rd victim was ambushed with a knife HOPKINS AND BELMOPAN, Mon. Aug. 13, 2018– Three murders occurred on Saturday, August 11, in two [...]

Amandala’s 49 years of dedication to Belize

Amandala’s 49 years of dedication to Belize

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 13, 2018– Today is Amandala’s birthday. Forty-nine years ago, the United Black Association for Development (UBAD) introduced its own newspaper, Amandala, on August 13, 1969. The early editions of Amandala were printed [...]

Female football referee beaten over red card

Female football referee beaten over red card

COROZAL DISTRICT, Mon. Aug. 13, 2018– Outcries of rage were posted on social media after pictures of Yuri Daniels, 31, with injuries to her face, surfaced on Facebook. According to several posts, Daniels was the referee [...]

Noewellyn Williams, 44, charged with murder of ex-common-law wife

Noewellyn Williams, 44, charged with murder of ex-common-law wife

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 13, 2018– Noewellyn Williams, 44, a construction worker of Sandhill, was arraigned on a charge of murder when he was brought today before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford. She explained to him that [...]

Choice Bank sues Central Bank for damages

Choice Bank sues Central Bank for damages

Choice Bank is also suing the Minister of Finance and the AG BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 9, 2018– According to court papers we have received, the Central Bank of Belize  is being sued by Choice Bank; [...]

Vital Statistics Unit closed Wednesday; director suddenly fired

Vital Statistics Unit closed Wednesday; director suddenly fired

A report to us is that the Vital Statistics Unit, the Companies Registry, and BELIPO, will now come directly under Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte. BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 9, 2018– Wednesday, August 8, was not a [...]

Shazam! Missing CitCo heavy equipment  “re-appears”

Shazam! Missing CitCo heavy equipment “re-appears”

The City Council doesn’t know who had, and was using their equipment for 2 ½ years BELIZE CITY, Tues. Aug. 7, 2018– This afternoon, two pieces of heavy duty equipment that had gone missing from the [...]

Belizean fans rush Civic to ride volleyball women to victory over Guatemala

Belizean fans rush Civic to ride volleyball women to victory over Guatemala

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 9, 2018– Volleyball is not our national sport, but you couldn’t tell yesterday evening after nightfall, as international volleyball fever apparently took over Belize City, and a record crowd of over four [...]

87 people homeless after San Pedro fire

87 people homeless after San Pedro fire

Fire destroyed 5 houses and partially destroyed 3 others SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Mon. Aug. 6, 2018– A massive fire on Conch Shell Street in the Boca Del Rio area of San Pedro destroyed 5 houses [...]

What the heck is going on in the Ministry of Health?

What the heck is going on in the Ministry of Health?

There is a shortage of pharmaceutical supplies countrywide DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District,  Fri. Aug. 3, 2018– Earlier this week, Ministry of Health officials confirmed that there is a shortage of critical pharmaceutical supplies in the country’s [...]