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Mother of Murdered Solomon Coleman Pleads for Justice 30 Days

Thirty days ago, on May 28, Solomon Coleman was killed in Belmopan.  A few days
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Attorney Saldivar Criticizes City Council Over $459,000 Judgment Dispute

Attorney Arthur Saldivar, attorney for Antonio Novelo, former owner of Novelo’s Bus Terminal, was interviewed
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Mayan NGOs Deliver Relief to Families Affected by Forest Fires

A group of Mayan NGOs have come together to distribute relief supplies to families in
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Government Ordered to Pay Millions in Land Compensation Case

The land compensation case between the Government of Belize and Primrose Gabourel came to an
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Businessman Demands Half a Million from Belize City Council for

Officials at the Belize City Council are scratching their heads after businessman Antonio Novelo sent
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Daring Assault on Police Commissioner’s Residence Leads to Arrest

Last night, the residence of the Commissioner of Police Chester Williams became the focal point
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Commissioner Williams’ Comments on Leadership Style Amid Perception He has

One of the sentiments that have arisen since the attack is the Commissioner’s change in
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Police Continue Manhunt for Gang Members After State of Emergency

Tonight, police in the Belize and Cayo Districts remain on the hunt for alleged gang
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ComPol says amendment to criminal code will affect police more

Two weeks ago on June 11, Cabinet gave the approval to have the Criminal Code
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Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow Condemns Criminal Code Amendment

Leader of the Opposition, Moses Shyne Barrow, has reiterated his position on the Briceno Administration’s
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Authorities Crack Down on Suspected Gang Members Amid Rising Violence

In response to escalating gang violence, today, authorities initiated a sweeping crackdown under a State
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Police Charge Two in Connection with Recent Murders in Crime

Since police launched their operations, several accused murderers have been detained and charged. Yesterday, 24-year-old
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Opposition Leader Criticizes New State of Emergency as Ineffective Crime

Opposition Leader Moses Shyne Barrow called a press conference today to address several matters of
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Opposition Leader Barrow Disputes Police Commissioner’s Views on Crime and

In his normal fashion, Opposition Leader could not go without mentioning the Police Commissioner and
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Woman Gives Birth on Bus Ride to Dangriga

Earlier today, what was to be a regular bus ride turned out to be one
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Special Senate Select Committee Hearing Canceled Without Notice

Five days ago the National Assembly issued a release indicating that the seventh hearing of
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Weather System Projected to Impact Belize Sparks Concern

There is a map in circulation that shows a weather system projected to impact Belize
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City Shuttle Company Demands Revision of E-Bus Operations

With the new e-buses in country and the provision of comfort and a higher standard
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PUP Announces Additional Standard Bearer Convention for Corozal North

Initially, we told you that the PUP would only be having one standard bearer convention. 
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Elderly Woman’s Home Destroyed by Fire in Santa Rosa Village

An elderly woman’s home was destroyed by fire in Santa Rosa Village, Stann Creek District. 
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Caretaker Fatally Shoots Intruder in La Isla Bonita Home Invasion

Police on La Isla Bonita are investigating the fatal shooting of a man caught entering
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Coastal Plain Highway Reopens for Light Traffic After Flooding

After being impassable for most of today due to flood waters, the Ministry of Infrastructure
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Meteorologists Warn of Potential Weekend Flooding in Northern Belize

The Coastal Plains Highway is not the only area in Belize that will have cause
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Belize City Completes Drainage Project Ahead of Rainy Season

On a more local perspective when it comes to flood waters, the Belize City Council
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Fortis Belize Monitors Chalillo Dam Levels Amid Drought Concerns

As the authorities have been preparing for potential floods, Fortis Belize are monitoring the levels
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Belize Diaspora Summit in LA Addresses Immigration and Voting Rights

Hundreds of members of the diaspora were in the Los Angeles area in the United
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Commissioner Williams Monitors Crime Wave from Abroad After Near Miss

Police Commissioner Chester Williams is leaning towards another State of Emergency in the old capital. 
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Commissioner Williams Monitors Crime Wave from Abroad After Near Miss

Despite being out of the country at a conference, Commissioner Chester Williams says he is
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From Gang Affiliate to Inmate: Doris Grant and Partner Arraigned

Tonight, 48-year-old, Doris Grant has gone from being a gang affiliate to a land scammer,
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Bee Swarm Attack in Northern Belize Hospitalizes Two, Injures Several

Two persons were hospitalized, and several others were injured after bees swarmed them yesterday in
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Silk Grass Resident Battles Bureaucracy to Receive Court-Awarded Settlement

A resident of Silk Grass Village, Stann Creek District, is furious after trying for weeks
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Belize City Under Thunderstorm Watch as Heavy Rains Threaten Floods

Belize City is currently under a thunderstorm watch as rains are expected to continue in
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Tropical Storm Alberto Forms

Belize City is not the only area under an advisory.  The first Tropical Storm for
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Belize Braces for Heavy Rains: Vigilance Urged in Coastal Areas

As it pertains to the heavy rains predicted for Belize, residents are being called upon
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Eddie Webster Resigns as Clerk of National Assembly

Eddie Webster has been an institution at the National Assembly in Belmopan as he has
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Allan Pollard Criticizes PUP, Claims Unfair Treatment

An upset Allan Pollard took to the media this week and lashed out at the
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Attorney Orson Elrington’s Rape Case Advances with Partial Disclosure Received

Attorney Orson Elrington’s rape case was on the docket today at the Belize City Magistrate’s
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Former Coast Guard Seaman Keyren Tzib Sentenced to Nearly Five

After nine years before the courts, former Coast Guard Seaman Keyren Tzib will be going
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Government Eyes Revival of Cannabis Legalization Amid Banking Sector Developments

The Briceno Administration may be looking to rekindle its venture to legalize weed and establish
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Belize Moves Towards Establishing a Hemp Industry with Renewed Oversight

Belize is also looking to establish a hemp industry. As we reported, this month, the
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BEL’s San Pedro Gas Turbine Project Delayed Due to Transformer

Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) was banking on the Gas Turbine Project in San Pedro to
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Nomination Day for Toledo East Division Set for July 2,

In two weeks’ time, on July 2, the Elections and Boundaries will be conducting Nomination
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Land Ownership Milestone: 96 Police Officers Receive Land Documents

Ninety six police officers were handed over land documents putting them on the way to
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False Alarm: NEMO’s Erroneous Hurricane Watch Post Causes Brief Panic

At 9:40 this morning, a social media post was uploaded by the National Emergency Management
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Flooding in August Pine Ridge: Eight Families Affected by Heavy

And while there is no immediate threat of a hurricane, the weekend saw much needed
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Coastal Plane Highway Damage: Intense Rainfall Washes Away 100 Meters

Heavy rains this weekend also washed away portions of the Coastal Plane Highway. This morning,
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Weekend Rainfall as Predicted, More Expected by Next Weekend

And while the weather over the weekend was problematic in some areas, it didn’t come
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Residents in Bella Vista Demand Refunds Amid Allegations of Village

Several residents in the south are demanding a refund of monies paid to the Bella
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Attorney Oscar Selgado Sentenced to 10 Years for Abetment to

Ten years, that’s the sentence attorney Oscar Selgado is facing for his conviction of abetment
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Calaney Flowers’ Sentence Suspended: Now a Free Woman After Pleading

Calaney Flowers is a free woman after Justice Derrick Sylvester suspended the remaining five years
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Elvia Vega-Samos Faces Challenge Ahead of General Elections

Elvia Vega-Samos is the only PUP Standard Bearer who will go to a convention prior
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PUP Endorses Newcomers in 30 Divisions, Seeks Candidate for Collet

For the remaining 30 divisions, the PUP will be endorsing all candidates including the newcomers,
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Allan Pollard’s Political Aspirations Setback After Rejection

One candidate’s position that stands out is Allan Pollard.  Pollard was hoping to elevate to
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Elderly woman conned out of her cell phone

Imagine a nearly ninety-year-old grandmother being robbed while she was just trying to lend a
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Santa Cruz Village Police Detain Bullies Caught on Video

Police in Santa Cruz Village, Stann Creek District rounded up a group of boys caught
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Wildfire Crisis in Southern Belize Eases as Rains Arrive

The wildfire crisis in southern Belize has finally begun to subside. After weeks of battling
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Environmentalists Urge Ban on Slash-and-Burn Amid Wildfire Crisis

Several environmentalists and farmers from southern Belize have called for the government to ban the
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NEMO distributing relief to families affected by wildfires

The start of the rainy season was welcome news to residents in the Cayo and
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Prime Minister Clarifies Miscommunication on Wildfire Relief Fund

As a clarification to the dollar figures mentioned in the last House Meeting, Prime Minister
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Government Sets July 17 for Toledo East Bi-Elections Following Honorable

The election of a new Area Representative for Toledo East is imminent since the passing
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Tehje Vaughan Avoids Prison Time, Ordered to Pay $15,000 for

Tehje Vaughan will not be serving time in prison for the death of 30-year-old, Charles
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Government and Unions Sign Delayed Collective Bargaining Agreement at House

Prime Minister John Briceno made an appearance today at the House of Culture as the
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Details Emerge in Doris Grant’s Multi-Million-Dollar Land Fraud Scheme in

Tonight, more details about alleged fraudster Doris Grant’s multi-million-dollar land scheme are emerging. As we’ve
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Police Link Recent Murders to Intricate Land Fraud Schemes; Investigations

As we’ve reported, in recent months, the police have begun to uncover intricate land schemes,
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Police Officers Denied Free Medical Care at KHMH, Forced to

Police officers are reportedly having trouble accessing free medical attention at public hospitals.  Love News
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Commission of Inquiry Meets with Minister Mai, Visits BSI/ASR Factory

The Commission of Inquiry that has been mandated to look into the sugar industry had
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Police Crack Down on Gangs in San Ignacio Following Local

The government has ordered a crackdown on all gang elements operating in San Ignacio and
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Bar Association Demands Belize Central Prison Address Inmate Rights Violations

The Bar Association of Belize is calling on the Belize Central Prison to address the
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Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Assaulting Stepson

It sparked national outrage in late May when a man in his thirties was caught
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Government Orders Review of Security Protocols at Public Health Facilities

The Ministries of Health and Wellness and Home Affairs have been tasked to assess security
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Belize Peace Movement Continues to Oppose Representation of the Peoples

The Belize Peace Movement continues its rejection of the Representation of the Peoples Bill.  The
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Belize Police Department Looking to Establish Fraud Unit Amid Rising

As the SCU monitors shelf prices and sugar supply, the Police is looking to pay
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Police Officer Charged with Rape After Coercing Woman for Release

Tonight, a police officer is behind bars after he allegedly coerced a woman into having
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Increased Police Presence in Santa Elena/San Ignacio Amid Rise in

Police in Santa Elena/San Ignacio have placed more boots on the ground and increased patrols
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Youth Ambassadors Program Launches Podcast to Tackle Social Issues Affecting

Alumni of the Love Foundation’s Youth Ambassadors Program will be launching a podcast, giving young
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National Met Service Predicts Increased Moisture Tonight Amid Prolonged Dry

The National Met Service is calling for an increase in moisture tonight.  It is a
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Officials Assess Fire Damage in the South; Press Conference Highlights

As we await the rain, officials have been conducting regular assessments in the fire-affected areas,
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Health Officials Prepare for Water Contamination Risks Post-Wildfires

As the fires slowly subside and as the high temperatures are expected to be eased
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Emergency Preparedness in Question Amid Fire Response Shortcomings

Today’s press conference with the emergency players highlighted the level of preparedness that was displayed
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Wildfires Cause Economic Strain on Conservation Efforts in Western Belize

Finally, for this segment’s coverage of the fires, as the residents in the west and
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CEO Osmond Martinez Resigns from Ministry of Economic Development; Carlos

Chief Executive Officer Osmond Martinez had taken leave from the Ministry of Economic Development on
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Benque Marching Band Faces Court Battle Over Noise Pollution Claims

Bandfest 2024 is a few weeks away and as bands perfect their performance for the
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Belize Peace Movement Criticizes Opposition’s Redistricting Stance as Inadequate

The Belize Peace Movement (BPM) has doubled down on labeling the opposition’s stance on the
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People’s National Party Praises Shyne Barrow’s Support for Redistricting Efforts

While the Belize Peace Movement has labelled the opposition leader’s support for redistricting as weak,
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Corozal Beekeepers Targeted in $2,000 Honey and Beeswax Heist

A bee-farming family in the Corozal District became the victim of a break-in this week.
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Belize Launches ‘Support Sports BZ’ App to Boost Funding for

In recognizing that there were deficiencies and gaps in Belize’s sports sector, Minister Rodwell Ferguson
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Shock and Sorrow in Fresh Pond Village: Beloved Shop Owner

Tonight, a family in Fresh Pond Village, Belize District is in a state of shock
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Senior Immigration Officer Caught on Camera Taking Bar Patron’s Phone

Senior Immigration Officer, Martin Guy, is in the news tonight after a surveillance video shows
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Devastating Wildfires in Toledo Affect Hundreds of Farmers Amid Ongoing

Come Thursday, most of the south will begin seeing some rains right through to the
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Benque Resident Files Nuisance Complaint Against Local Marching Band

With Belize’s Bandfest less than a month away, marching bands across the country are practicing
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Hemp Industry Revival: Government Allocates Budget and Holds Key Committee

Indications are that the government portfolio for new growth industries is being resuscitated as a
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David Gegg Declares Errors in Senate Testimony on Portico Agreement

In a curious turn of events surrounding Portico’s Definitive Agreement Businessman David Gegg has declared
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Belize Peace Movement Threatens Legal Action Over Redistricting Delays

Tonight, the Belize Peace Movement (BPM) is sending a strong message to the Briceno Administration. 
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Sugar Industry Inquiry Finally Begins After Months of Delays

After months of delay, the Sugar Industry Commission of Inquiry has met to begin the
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