Shortage of Medical supplies nationwide

There is a critical shortage of Medical supplies in public health facilities across the country.  Ministry of Health C.E.O Ramon Figueroa confirmed over the phone today that there is a shortage in bandages, gauze and syringes.  Figueroa says that the Ministry has been facing...

Another Western Union robbed

Another Western Union branch has been targeted by robbers. According to police reports, on Thursday morning, sometime around 9 o’clock, 45 year old Claudia Davila, was at her business place ,Mi Sericordia De Dios, which is a Western Union Branch located at 27 Guadalupe Street,...

Former Belmopan Mayor speaks of Citco’s current financial woes

On Wednesday, we told you that the Belmopan City Council workers and Transport officers were, once again, not paid on time. Workers told us that the issue has been reoccurring since April. On Wednesday, during their designated break, the members of the Christians Workers Union...

Crime and policing in Belmopan

On the first of July, the Belmopan Police Department received a new Commander. He goes by the name of Superintendent Henry Jemmoth and he has policing experience both in Belize City and San Pedro. This morning, we sat down with Supt. Jemmoth to hear what his experience has been...

Female shooter being sought

A gun toting female is being sought by police. According to reports, the female entered the doorway of a residence and fired a shot in the air. The report was made by 41 year old Barbara Myers, who told police that on Thursday August 2nd at about 8:00 p.m , she was at h...

Police seeking Alexander Rios for gun charges

Police were conducting patrol in Unitedville Village, Cayo District at about 5:45 p.m., on Thursday August 2nd. They visited a creek that runs adjacent to the highway where they saw  two male persons, one of whom was identified to be Alexander Rios.  According to police, when...

Guatemalan minor says she was forced into prostitution

A resident of More Tomorrow Village was arrested and charged for Human Trafficking of a Guatemalan minor some two months ago. The 17 year old girl told police that 60 year old Valentine Pop brought her to Belize from Melchor de Mencos when she was only 14 years old and allowed...

American Belizean suing for False Imprisonment

An American Belizean who resides in Tower Hill, Orange Walk is suing the Attorney General of Belize, the Immigration Department; Edgar Cano; Senior Immigration Officer, and the Belize Police Department. 63 year old Norman Kaufman filed the suit on Wednesday , July 27th, claiming...

British National wants Belizean nationality; says 13 years and no success

A 66 year old British National who says he came to the country of Belize with the British Army in 1971 and got married to a Belizean says that he has been unable to receive his Belizean Nationality papers. 66 year old George Guest says he came to Belize in 1971 with the British...

Drug Trafficking charges  for Belize City residents

On Thursday, police operations in Belize City yielded over two thousand grams of weed. Police say they searched different areas on the South-Side of the crime ridden city and collected a total of 2,805 grams of cannabis.  No one was found in the areas and the drugs were labeled...

Belize Brain Awareness Society launched

Last Saturday, a newly formed organization held its launching ceremony. That organization is called the Belize Brain Awareness Society. The society is made up of individuals with a desire to see more awareness on brain diseases in Belize and to offer more support to those in need...

24 years later; Belize putting together a National Defense plan

The nation of Belize has been without a defense plan for the past 24 years. A press release from the Government press office issued today says, and we quote, “ For the first time since the withdrawal of British troops in 1994, a National Defense Plan is being prepared.” The first...

Minister of Transport and NEMO Meets Japan Parliamentary Delegation

On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, Minister of Transport and National Emergency Management Hon. Edmond Castro met with a visiting high-level delegation consisting of members of the House of Representatives of Japan and other officials. The delegation included members of Japan’s...

Belmopan Bandits gearing up for Honduras team

The Belmopan Bandits Football Club Held a Press briefing  at the Isodoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan today where they introduced their Players and unveiled their three new players’ Jerseys. Here is a look at the 2018 Jersey’s for the Belmopan Bandits football Club. We also took...