Elvin Penner’s Replacement as Standard Bearer is John August

Former Minister of State Elvin Penner will be replaced by the current Mayor of San Ignacio John August Jr. as the UDP Standard Bearer for the Cayo North East Constituency in the next general elections. On Sunday, June 8th, more than a thousand UDP supporters came out to vote for...

Penner Recall Petitioners Not Allowed to Vote?

But while over a thousand supporters came out to vote during Sunday’s UDP convention, several voters were denied that privilege. Rejected Voter of Cayo Northeast UDP Convention “They refused me.  They no want mek I vote.  They say that da because them see me gone sign the...

God Gives Away Salvation to a Repented Soul

This week’s Bible verse is taken from Psalm 32: 5 “I have acknowledged my sin to you and my injustice I have not concealed. …and you have forgiven the wickedness of my sin”.

Three Shootings separate in Belize City Over the Weekend

Police are investigating three separate shooting incidents in the Old Capital this weekend, which left eight persons injured, two critically. We begin on Saturday night around 9:45 p.m., when 28 year old Sigmund Trapp and 25 year old Anthony Scott, both residents of Belize City,...

Two Teenagers Detained for Stabbing a Man

In other police news, Gumercindo Pop is receiving treatment at the Western Regional Hospital, in Belmopan after a stabbing incident at Billy White Village, Cayo District, which involved 18 year old Santos Angel Chacon and a 15 year old minor. According to reports, on Saturday,...

Krismar Espinoza to be Retried for Murder

The Court of Appeal began its second session for 2014 this morning with criminal appeals. This afternoon, it ordered 25 year old Krismar Espinoza of Orange Walk Town to be retried at the Supreme Court before a different judge for murder. Espinoza was accused of the stabbing death...

Money Gram Robbed in Orange Walk

There was an armed robbery in Orange Walk earlier today. According to police at about 8:35 pm two armed men of Creole descent, wearing masks, broke into the office of Money Gram located in Otro Benque, Orange Walk Town and stole an estimated $6,000 and a cell phone. The two men,...

Image Store Robbed on Albert Street

In Belize there was another armed robbery. According to police reports on Sunday afternoon, Indian Supervisor for Image Store located on Albert Street, Belize City was inside his work place along with two other co-workers when two male persons entered the business establishment;...

Trevor Guy Charged with Attempted Robbery of Store

A shopkeeper had to fight fire with fire last week and as a result police have charged Trevor Guy with attempted robbery and aggravated assault on Julio del Cid, the owner of the Del Cid Store at Mile 8 on the George Price Highway. Guy is alleged, along with two others, to have...

More Illegal Certificates Uncovered in Caye Caulker

Two individuals who say they were assisted by Marleny Castellanos to illegally obtain Belizean documentation came forward and turned themselves in to police last week. They are Caye Caulker residents and Guatemalan citizens Wendy Perez, 27, and Abel Ruiz Reyes, 39. They both...

Arson Suspected in Corozal

There are reports of a possible arson in the Northern District of Corozal. According to woman Police Constable Rosario Romero, Resident of Libertad village, at about 3:30 a.m. she was awaken by her one month old son and when she got up she saw flames outside her house. Upon...

Kareem Musa Endorsed as PUP Caribbean Shores Standard Bearer

The endorsement convention for attorney Kareem Musa as the People’s United Party (PUP) standard bearer for Caribbean Shores constituency in Belize City took place on Sunday at the Adolfo Lopez Mateos Park. Musa’s UDP opponent is yet to be determined, but according to...

Belizeans Support BGYEA, Saying “Plant Di Corn!”

Around 300 Belizeans, including delegations from the Toledo District and Valley of Peace, Cayo, descended on Belize City’s Battlefield Park in support of the Belize Grassroots Youth Empowerment Association (BGYEA)’s “Plant Di Corn” Rally on Saturday. The...

Thousands Attend Global Day of Prayer Nationwide

This past Sunday was celebrated on the Christian calendar “Pentecost Sunday” the day when the Holy Spirit descended on the disciples as they were gathered together in the upper room for prayer. Since the year 2000, a movement of prayer which started in South Africa,...

Belize City Gets Ready for Hurricane Season

Officially, Belize is eight days into the hurricane season. But the Belize City Council and its Central Emergency Management Organization (CEMO) want to be prepared at all levels, and ask residents to cooperate as well. Today Belize City Mayor and CEMO chairperson Darrell Bradley...