Belmopan Citco workers protest; still no salary payments

Belmopan City Council workers and Transport officers have, once again, not been paid. Workers say that the issue has been reoccurring since April. So today, during their designated break, the members of the Christians Workers Union walked out of the City Council office and left...

Man drowns when boat sinks

A 37 year old Belize City Woodworker drowned while travelling by boat to St. George’s Caye this afternoon. According to police reports,  37 year old David Alfonso Alamilla was a part of  a group of workers who were travelling from Bella vista en route to St. George’s Caye in a 32...

Olguin Hall charged in hit and run accident

On Tuesday July 31st, police formally arrested and charged  31 year old Olguin Elmer Hall, a self-employed Belizean of Ranchito Village, Corozal District, for Manslaughter by Negligence, Causing death by careless conduct, driving motor vehicle without due care and attention,...

Committee for Arthur Saldivar slams Eamon Courtenay

The Constituents of Belmopan and the Committee to Elect Arthur Saldivar have responded to comments made by EAmon Courteny yesterday. As we told you, Attorney Eamon Courtenay is among the number of PUP executives that Arthur Saldivar brought a law suit against earlier in June....

Maya Land Rights Commission responds to allegations

The Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission was established by the Government of Belize following a Consent Order of the Caribbean Court of Justice over  the Maya people’s rights to customary land tenure. As we told you earlier this week, the matter was before the CCJ for a Compliance...

Two persons charged in CP Gas station robbery

Police have arrested and charged two persons in connection with CP Gas station’s attempted robbery on Monday morning. According to reports, 19 year old Kyle Mariano Perez and 20 year old Tyrique Swaso were both arrested and charged jointly with one count of attempted robbery and...

Harry Montero charged for robbery

23 year old Harry Montero was arraigned for the robbery. A total of 3 persons have since been arraigned for the armed robbery of Harpy’s Security Company on Antelope Street Extension where a security officer was held at gun point and 2 guns along with his handheld radio were...

Patchakan man charged with drug trafficking

Police were conducting a mobile patrol on the Laguna Road between Cristo Rey Village and Patchakan Village early this morning. According to cops, they saw a male person riding a bicycle and when the cyclists saw the cops, he threw a black plastic bag into the nearby bush. The bag...

22 cases of Mexican beers found

The fight against contraband goods continue, especially in the north of the country. Today,  a team of police officers conducted  an operation on Estero Road in Patchakan Village. That is where officers found a 22 cases of Mexican beers. Police have not indicated if anyone has...

16 year old reported missing

A 16 year old has been reported missing. On Tuesday July 31st, Maria Narciso Tun reported that her grandson, 16 year old Brian Gabriel Westby, an unemployed of Trial Farm Village, left home July 4th  to an unknown destination and has not returned home since. Brian Gabriel Westby...

Over 70,000 voters re-registered

A total of seventy thousand and nine applications have been received by the Elections and Boundaries Department since the opening of the national re-registration exercise on July 2md. According to a recent press release issued by the department, fifteen thousand, five hundred and...

Change of British High Commissioner to Belize

Ms Claire Evans OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to Belize in succession to Mr Peter Hughes OBE.  Ms Evans will take up her appointment in October 2018. A press release from the British High Commission says that Ms Evans began her diplomatic career in 1987 and has...

Tek Time Fi Read

Over three thousand five hundred books will be given away this weekend at the ‘Tek Time Fuh Read’ book festival inside the Belmopan Civic Center. The event is being organized by the Belmopan Junior Youths Spiritual Empowerment Project which has been in existence for the past 12...