TRAFFIC ACCIDNET CLAIMS LIFE OF ELDERLY MAN

A fatal road traffic accident in Cattle Landing Village claimed the life of an elderly man.  According to reports, 29 year old Daniel Aurelius was riding his Red Lifan motorcycle from Punta Gorda Town to Cattle Landing Village when he knocked down 56 year old Hector Ramclam who...

WILSER ECHEVERIA GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER

Today, 22 year old Wilser Echeveria was found guilty of manslaughter and not murder. That was the verdict handed down today in the Belmopan Supreme Court. Echeveria was charged with the 2014 murder of 64 year old Panamanian Diplomat Jose Rodrigo De La Rosa Stanford. The...

SANTANDER WILL BE FINED, IT WILL TAKE TIME

Will Santander be fined for the violation of its Export Processing Zone license? Over the past two weeks, various stake holders have pitched in on the issue, including the 3 cane farmers associations. The associations are demanding that Santander face the maximum penalty...

CHESTER RESPONDS TO POLICE COVER UP ALLEGATIONS

One of the top stories that made the news earlier this week had to do with a 13 year old minor who was shot by Police officers over the weekend for pointing a gun at the officers. In an Interview with Chanel 7 earlier this week, a parent of the 13 year old minor insisted that the...

COLA stands WITH KREMANDALA!

C.O.L.A. in a press release issued today says that they stand with the Kremandala organization against the ill-explained decision by government-owned Belize Telemedia Limited to withdraw advertising from the media group. It says “The statement issued earlier by B.T.L. is...

SECURITY GUARDS IN SECURITY VAN ROBBED

A security van carrying four Security Guards was ambushed and robbed on Magazine Street in Belize City early this morning. The guards are all employees of Brint’s Secuirty Company. Police tells us more about this incident  Wilfredo Ferrufino, National Crimes Investigation Branch:...

POLICE CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

Last week, we reported to you that a conflict ensued between two San Ignacio Police Constables in front of the San Ignacio Police Station. Reports were that PC Leonard Benjamin pulled his assigned 9 millimeter pistol on PC Obed Arzu during a personal dispute. Today police...

Another fuel price increase

There will be another fuel price increase as of midnight tonight. Diesel is going up from $10.63 to $10.97 per Gallon in Belize City. The pump prices for diesel oil in the districts will be slightly higher due to internal freight charges, according to GOB.  There will be no...

BELMOPAN CITY COUNCIL BROKE?

According to the Belize Times, The Belmopan City Council is broke. Last week Friday we told you that we were reliably informed that workers at Belmopan City council did not receive their end of month payment as of June 1st. We were told that workers were expecting their end of...

PSE RESULTS SHOW DECREASE IN PERFORMANCE COMPARED TO LAST YEAR

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture issued the official preliminary results of the 2018 Primary School Examination (PSE). A total of 7,271 candidates registered for the PSE of which 7,080 candidates actually sat all or part of the exam. The PSE Results revealed...

ERWIN CASTILLO CHARGED FOR BRINT’S SECURITY ROBBERY

Tonight, 35-year-old Erwin Castillo, a well-known Belize City Taxi- Driver, is behind bars after being charged in connection with Wednesday night’s armed robbery of Brint’s Security Chief Supervisor, Jody Rhamdas. According to a report made by 33-year-old Jody Rhamdas, on...

ARREST MADE IN MASKALL ROAD CHECKPOINT ROBBERY

23-year-old Demas Zelaya, A Belize City Wood carver, is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after he was denied bail for an armed robbery which left Nich employees shaken. The employees were robbed of valuables including a gun. Allegations are that on Thursday, May 24, Zelaya...

GUATEMALAN BIRD POACHERS DETAINED IN CHIQUIBUL

Two Guatemalan residents were caught poaching rare birds inside the Chiquibul National Park. On Wednesday morning, while on a training exercise some 4 km from the western border in the Chiquibul Forest, Friends For Conservation and Development rangers came upon a group of five...

NCFC CONDEMS POLICE DEPARTMENT; CHESTER WILLIAMS RESPONDS

The National Committee for Families and Children issued a press release condemning the recent arrest of the 13 year old minor who was shot by police and later charged for allegedly being in possession of a firearm. Officers say that they shot the minor because he pointed a...

CORDEL HYDE SUPPORTS PAUL THOMAS

Yesterday, the Deputy Leader for the People’s United Party, Cordel Hyde, clarified what he calls misleading ads from Senator Valerie Woods’ Campaign. Senator Woods has been airing political ads that claim endorsement from the Party’s Deputy Leader. But according to Hyde, he...
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