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Ex-ComPol Whylie didn’t go quietly!

Ex-ComPol Whylie didn’t go quietly!

In his departing speech, former Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie spews bitterness; he says, however, that his enemies have not won. BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 17, 2019– Yesterday, at a command handover ceremony at the Police [...]

Activist Moses Sulph loses to Mark King

Activist Moses Sulph loses to Mark King

Sulph was hit with $40,000 fine for a Facebook post which slandered King and his security company BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 17, 2019– Social media has given voice to many people who would otherwise be voiceless, [...]

Paulette Elrington is not an “ordinary” contract officer

Paulette Elrington is not an “ordinary” contract officer

She is a daughter of Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 17, 2019– The Government of Belize spends millions of taxpayers’ dollars each year on a number of contract officers employed in [...]

Promotions and transfers in senior police command

Promotions and transfers in senior police command

BELMOPAN, Thurs. Jan. 17, 2019– Yesterday, at the Police Training Academy in Belmopan, there was a changing of the guard in the Police Department as Deputy Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, took over command from outgoing [...]

ComPol Chester’s intervention saves hostage

ComPol Chester’s intervention saves hostage

Three gunmen had menaced the Chinese businessman, his wife and daughter BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– Police had their hands full last night when around 9 p.m., they received word of a burglary on Mahogany [...]

US government’s partial shutdown affecting local staff at Embassy in Belize

US government’s partial shutdown affecting local staff at Embassy in Belize

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– Today marks day 24 of a partial shutdown of the US Government, which is affecting some 800,000 federal workers, many of whom are still working without a paycheck, while some [...]

Mapp Caye mystery:  1 murdered, 2 missing

Mapp Caye mystery: 1 murdered, 2 missing

MAPP CAYE, Belize District, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– A man’s body, already in an advanced state of decomposition, was found on Mapp Caye, which is about 2 miles northeast of Belize City, around 7:00 p.m. on [...]

Supreme Court opens amidst pomp and circumstance

Supreme Court opens amidst pomp and circumstance

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– The legal year began today with the traditional opening of the Supreme Court with all the usual pomp and circumstance, which included a Belize Defence Force marching band, leading a [...]

Elodio Aragon, Sr., kidnapped and released

Elodio Aragon, Sr., kidnapped and released

Police say that the former UDP minister was kidnapped after his home had been burglarized BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– Late this afternoon, the word out of Orange Walk was that Elodio Aragon, Sr. had [...]

Alleged whistleblower threatened with death

Alleged whistleblower threatened with death

Hon. Anthony “Boots” Martinez’s brother claims, at a press conference, without evidence, that some senior police officers and Cabinet members are involved in drug trafficking; gets threatening texts minutes after. BELIZE CITY, Tues. Jan. 8, 2019– [...]