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Online impersonator sought by police for forgery
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Online impersonator sought by police for forgery

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter Belmopan police have issued an all points bulletin for the arrest of a Dangriga man accused of forgery for allegedely impersonating the Governor General of Belize via a fake Facebook profile and email. Belmopan police say that the suspect, 23-year-old Elston Earl Elijio, also pretends […]

Two loans, $80 Million later, New Haulover bridge still not done
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Two loans, $80 Million later, New Haulover bridge still not done

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The Government of Belize, this week, passed a motion for a $24 million loan to upgrade the Haulover Bridge, even though it had already gotten a $60 million loan in 2014 for the same purpose. Both loans, as is the case with all other public […]

Big Tom targetted?
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Big Tom targetted?

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor There was a dangerous spate of back and forth earlier this week between the mother of two men murdered within 12 days and a former gang associate, who has denied reports that it was he was behind the killing of her two sons. That man […]

Man stabs common-law wife, stepson and stepdaughter
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Man stabs common-law wife, stepson and stepdaughter

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor A little girl, age 12, her brother ,14, and mother were viciously stabbed by her stepfather as they slept at their house in Belize City, not even 100 yards from a police checkpoint, early Tuesday morning. Police say the girl, Veril Morris, was sleeping on […]

Mexico gives $14 Million to CARICOM CRIF
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Mexico gives $14 Million to CARICOM CRIF

By William Ysaguirre Freelance Reporter The Government of Mexico will contribute $14 Million to the CARICOM Catastrophe Risk Insurance Fund (CCRIF), Mexico’s President, Enrique Peña Nieto confirmed at the IV CARICOM-Mexico Summit, which he co-chaired during his first official visit to Belize, at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel […]

Lake-I Blvd ‘failure’ to cost tax-payers $5.5 Million MORE
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Lake-I Blvd ‘failure’ to cost tax-payers $5.5 Million MORE

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Little more than a year after being built, Lake Independence Boulevard is in deplorable condition and by the Prime Minister’s own admission, a “failure” but taxpayers will have to shell out more than $5 Million to have it reconstructed properly, according to Belize Infrastructure Limited […]

$8M contract is the cheapest option
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$8M contract is the cheapest option

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter According to Prime Minister Dean Barrow, the sum of almost $8 Million for the Faber’s Road contract was actually the cheapest option, given the standard at which the road will be built. Barrow held a press conference at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza Hotel […]

PM promises fuel price reduction
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PM promises fuel price reduction

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter Prime Minister Dean Barrow assured drivers this week that it would only be a matter of days before the high cost of fuel goes down. Barrow, speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, explained that the fuel importer PUMA is expecting a shipment coming in […]

Kareem Musa changes his mind
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Kareem Musa changes his mind

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Kareem Musa, the People’s United Party’s (PUP) Caribbean Shores Area Representatives who, two weeks ago announced that he was considering challenging John Briceno’s leadership of the party at its November 26 convention, has decided that he will not run for leadership at this time. In […]

Doehm discovered dead! Police suspect Suicide
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Doehm discovered dead! Police suspect Suicide

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Thursday morning was not business as usual for a Princess Hotel housekeeping employee who entered a room on the fifth floor sometime after 11:00 a.m., to do her normal chores and stumbled upon the occupant – a man – dead. The news quickly spread, after […]