CCJ rules that Justice Awich is to be considered for investigation by JLSC

Earlier today, the Caribbean Court of Justice ruled that the Belize Supreme Court Judge, Justice Awich,  is to be considered for investigation by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC).  In a joint letter dated 17 July 2012, Dean Boyce of British Caribbean Bank Ltd and...

More cases of H1N1 reported in Belize

Two additional confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus were reported in Belize City yesterday. That now brings the total confirmed cases to five. On Friday, the Ministry of Health confirmed three positive cases of HINI Influenza in the Corozal District. The cases included two males who...

Senate Select committee draft report almost ready

The first draft report of the Senate Special Select Committee should be completed sometime this week. The Committee was established to investigate incidents of corruption highlighted in the Auditor General’s Special Audit Report of the Immigration and Nationality Department....

Jasmine Alert Program celebrates 6 years

The Jasmine Alert Program celebrated its 6 year anniversary today. The Program is Belize’s only Child Kidnapping Emergency Warning System, which was formed on July 3s1st, 2012. Today, a brief ceremony was held in Belize city, not only to celebrate the program’s 6th year in...

Eamon not happy with Arthur Saldivar

Attorney Eamon Courtenay is among the number of PUP executives that Arthur Saldivar brought a law suit against earlier in June. Saldivar sued several Executive Members of the People’s United Party  after his application to represent the party as a Standard Bearer in Belmopan was...

18 year old chopped in face for bike

An 18 year old Belmopan resident was chopped and robbed in the Rivera Community of Belmopan while on his way home from work. The incident happened sometime around 5:30 p.m. yesterday. 18 year old Jose Lopez told us that while riding his bicycle in the area, he got into close...

No cooperation from witnesses in Dean Nemhard murder

Last night we told you about the death of 22 year old Dean Nemhard who was reportedly shot to the head by an unknown male person while he was socializing on Berry Street on Friday Night. Yesterday, Inspector Alejandro Cowo told the media that police are working to determine if...

Project manager robbed of payroll

Over nineteen thousand dollars were stolen from a Belize City Project Manager while he was on his way to leave pay roll at his work site. 35 year old Jaime Dominquez reportedly left his worksite in Belama Phase 2 around 3 p.m. on Friday en route to Bella Vista. On his way, he...

Waste control robbed again

At yesterday’s police briefing, ASP Alejandfro Cowo updated the media on some of the robberies that took place  in Belize City over the weekend.  One of those is the case of the robbery of 41 year old Brian Smith, Belizean Security Guard for SOS Security Firm. On Friday July 27th...

Richard Oneal charged with attempted murder of Michael Tesecum

Police have arrested and charged one person in connection with the July 11th shooting of Michael Tesecum. 41 year old Micheal Tesecum  was shot multiple times while walking on Tibruce Street  that fateful night. Tesecum received gunshot wounds to the back, stomach and the left...

Store Manager fights off robbers

The CP Gas station at half a mile on the Phillip Goldson Highway was targeted by two masked men, one armed with a gun. The thieves stormed into the gas station’s convenience store and attempted to rob it of its cash. However, the manager of the store was able to fight off the...

Concepcion villagers receive land lease titles

Yesterday, 78 residents from the Village of Concepcion in Corozal were issued with land lease titles. The tittles were issued by UDP Corozal North Area Representative, Hugo Patt, who took over the Ministry of Natural Resources from Dr. Carla Barnett last month. The Ministry is...

Man searches for food for stray animals

Often times when we speak about stray animals, we talk about the inconveniences and troubles they cause in our communities; but yesterday we met a man whose love for stray animals goes beyond the stigma attached to them. 55 year old Oscar Heredia has spent the last decade of his...

Deputy Compol attends training workshop in New Orleans

Deputy Commissioner of police Chester Williams left the Country once again on another training work shop. A couple weeks ago, Williams attended a training in Uruguay with High Ranking officers of various Nations. Yesterday, Williams told the media that he would be leaving the...

Irianna Leiva is the winner of the Miss East Indian Cultural Pageant

Two weeks ago we told you about the Miss East Indian Cultural Pageant that was being organized by the Corozal Organization of East Cultural Heritage (COEICH). The event was held on the 28th of July at in Corozal Town.  Miss Irianna Leiva from Orange Walk was officially crowned...
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