Sometime between 10:30 and 11:00 p.m. last Friday night, the son of well-known businessman James Young, Sr., Calvin Young, a.k.a. “Kelvin Young,” 24, was found stabbed to death inside his apartment at #2323 Juliet Soberanis Street in the Belama Phase I Extension of Belize City.
Kolbe death row inmate Gilroy Wade, 26, who was found guilty of the murder of Ozrin White on July 24, 2000, and sentenced to death, was shot and killed sometime around 3:00 this afternoon at the Hattieville Prison.
Tourism Minister Godfrey Smith bolted from the Bacalar Chico de-reservation heat today in an interview with Channel Seven’s Jules Vasquez. The ruling PUP’s Deputy Leader (one of three), Hon. Smith spoke as follows: “Whatever discussion occurred at Cabinet level, was a cursory discussion; it was not an agenda item. It was a very broad, sketchy discussion. To the best of my understanding, there was no decision made in relation to that. I have to say, in all sincerity, that certainly speaking for myself, but I suspect no Cabinet member realized that that was being spoken of, Bacalar Chico, was part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In my view, it would be foolhardy to even contemplate tampering with a UNESCO Heritage Site. I am fairly certain that Cabinet will no longer be interested in looking at that.”
Public pressure is mounting on Prime Minister Said Musa to cancel the two controversial oil contracts for Blocks 15 and 16 in the Mountain Pine Ridge. The contracts have been given to two Belizean companies, ZMT, and BCH, registered to Antonio Zabaneh (husband of House Speaker Elizabeth Zabaneh) and Mike Dunker, both businessmen of Independence Village.
On Tuesday, October 9, an entourage of SATIIM board members and staff, led by Mr. Gregory Ch’oc, Executive Director of SATIIM, were stopped and interrogated by Guatemalan naval officers while on their way to Graham Creek (village) by way of the Sarstoon River. The Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management (SATIIM) informed Belize of the incident by way of a press release dated Wednesday, October 10.
In the early morning hours of Friday, KREM WUB Morning Vibes morning show host, Evan “Mose” Hyde heard gunshots just outside the window of his St. Martin de Porres home, and while blast of gunshots on the Southside of Belize are by no means rare events, what Hyde would come to discover the following day certainly is.
BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2020-- Constable Dwayne Sutherland, 23, of the Punta Gorda police, who is presently out on a Supreme Court bail...
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2020-- On Friday, September 25, representatives of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), the National Trade Union...