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Dead man found in river identified as Dean Bennett of San Ignacio

Dead man found in river identified as Dean Bennett of San Ignacio

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Thurs. Sept. 14, 2017–Yesterday, an unidentified corpse was recovered from the Macal River not far from the new bridge (which is unnamed) in Santa Elena. Police said that when the corpse was [...]

Another tropical wave to spawn unstable weather over Belize

Another tropical wave to spawn unstable weather over Belize

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 31, 2017–A tropical wave in our area spawned unstable weather over parts of Belize last night, bringing with it winds of between 10 and 20 knots (11.5 – 23 mph) and heavy [...]

Sedi, Sedi!

Sedi, Sedi!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 24, 2017–On July 21, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ordered Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington, to return close to a million dollars’ worth of land titles owned by [...]

Update on Hummingbird Highway low-boy accident

Update on Hummingbird Highway low-boy accident

HUMMINGBIRD HIGHWAY, Hershey Community, Cayo District, Thurs. Aug. 17, 2017–Three of four men who were traveling in a low-boy truck survived a road traffic accident when the truck overturned between Miles 38 and 39 on the [...]

The Dangriga Sub-Treasury jacked

The Dangriga Sub-Treasury jacked

Thief escaped with $1,700 DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District, Fri. Aug. 11, 2017–A bare-faced thief with a sawed-off shotgun robbed the Dangriga Sub-Treasury, which is located in a building complex on Main Street, today. Reports are that [...]

3 men accused of murdering ex-BDF soldier, James Noralez, 28, fight retrial order

3 men accused of murdering ex-BDF soldier, James Noralez, 28, fight retrial order

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 8, 2017–Three men who are accused of murdering ex-Belize Defence Force (BDF) soldier James Noralez, 28, back in November 2012, are fighting a retrial order handed down by the Belize Court of [...]

The Dorian Pakeman case: A botched police investigation and an error in law, says DPP Vidal

The Dorian Pakeman case: A botched police investigation and an error in law, says DPP Vidal

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 5, 2017–The Director of Public Prosecutions, Cheryl-Lynn Vidal, “expressed surprise” at the outcome of the preliminary inquiry in the case of Dorian Pakeman, who was charged with causing death by careless conduct, [...]

Belize’s former Ambassador to (China) Taiwan testifies at the Senate immigration hearing

Belize’s former Ambassador to (China) Taiwan testifies at the Senate immigration hearing

BELMOPAN, Wed. May 31, 2017–The Senate Select Committee investigating the Auditor General’s report on irregularities at the Immigration Department between 2011 and 2013 met today in Belmopan at the National Assembly building after its hearing last [...]

A sour end to the “Crown Chronicles”: Rebecca Rath “dethroned”

A sour end to the “Crown Chronicles”: Rebecca Rath “dethroned”

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 29, 2017–The 13th volume of the Miss Belize “Crown Chronicles” brought sad news, with a statement from pageant director Opal Enriquez announcing that she is taking time off to pursue personal goals [...]

Above normal hurricane season for 2017 most likely: NOAA

Above normal hurricane season for 2017 most likely: NOAA

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 25, 2017–The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season—forecast now to be more active than normal—officially starts a week from today, on June 1, although the first named storm for the year—Tropical Storm Arlene—already emerged [...]