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  • Mexicans Lement Cancellation Of Tropic Air Flights To Chetumal

    Last month, Topic Air announced that it would discontinue its regional flights including its air travel to San Pedro Sula, Honduras and Merida and Chetumal in Mexico due significantly to the higher tax and fees charged by the Barrow Administration. In the...
  • Senate Select Committee Hearing Resumes Tomorrow Who Will Testify?

    After several weeks of being on break, tomorrow the Senate Select Committee will resume its hearings at the National Assembly building in Belmopan. Prior to going on a temporary pause in late July, the Senate hearings had called a long list of witnesse...
  • Hilmar Alamilla Escorted To Court Under Heavy Guard

    There was heavy police presence in the area of Hospital crescent between the Orange Walk Police station and court this morning as alleged murderer forty two year old Hilmar David Alamilla, was escorted back into the Orange Walk magistrates court for an ad...
  • BNTU And PSU Demand Investigation Into Land Hustle

    The Belize National Teachers Union and the Public Service Union of Belize today issued separate releases condemning the latest land hustle scandal at the Lands department as well as other allegations of corruption in Government Ministries under the United...
  • PUP Leader..."It Was All About The Vegas"

    The PUP leader also discussed the particulars of the land controversy which came to light when a series of documents were leaked from the lands ministry. Documents showed how members of the Vega family were acquiring land, with Minister Gapar Vega selling...
  • Former Employee Of Lands Darlene Padron Needs To Be Investigated Says Opposition Leader

    The signatures of Amy Forte and former Lands Minister Gaspar Vega are not the only ones that have raised controversy. So too, as we’ve mentioned, has the signature of Justice of the Peace Darlene Padron whose signed name is affixed to the document as a ...
  • Who Forged Amy Forte's Signature?

    As previously reported, the allegation by Amy Forte is that she was never aware of the land transaction; therefore, could have never obtained the Minister’s Fiat Grant 175 of 2009 declaring her the owner of a parcel of land measuring 3,826 square meters...
  • Police Minister Says Investigation Into Vega Land Fraud Has Commenced

    Police Minister Elodio Aragon confirmed today that as requested by Prime Minister Dean Barrow the Police have commenced an investigation into the allegations of fraud made by private citizen Amy Forte in relation to the use of her name and signature on a ...
  • MOH Issues Advisory Over Illegal Medications

    Belizeans are tonight advised to be on the alert for an unauthorized medication that somehow made into the market.   According to the Ministry of Health, the medication that goes by the name of Neurobión a 50 mil syrup 240ml bottle has been found to...
  • GDP Sees Slight Increase

    Unlike the country’s Consumer price index and external trade, the area of Gross Domestic Products spelled some good news for Belize. For the first half of 2017, the GDP showed a slight growth. The country’s level of economic activity increased by 1...
  • Prices Of Goods Continue To Increase Across The Country

    The Statistical Institute of Belize today published its latest statistics on prices and external trade for the country of Belize. First we take a look at the consumer price index for which the report shows that prices increased, on average by 0.6 percent ...
  • Patchakan Chopping Incident Lands Three Men Behind Bars

    This morning three men detained by Corozal Police in connection to a chopping incident that occurred in Patchakan Village on Saturday August 26th, appeared before the Corozal Magistrate Patricia Arana, to answer to criminal charges. Twenty year old Cesar...
  • Chamber Demands That PM Takes Swift Actions In Land Scandal

    The deepening controversy over the most recently expose Vega land deals have triggered public condemnation on social media and morning show airwaves. Today the social partners also began to chip in, with the Chamber of Commerce expressing concern over the...
  • Customs Office Charge For Manslaughter For Death Of Almendarez

    Thirty nine year old customs officer, Rudolf Williams, appeared today before the Orange Walk Magistrates court to face a single charge of manslaughter following the shooting death of thirty year old Dwayne Almendarez. Almendarez as you may remember rec...
  • Police To Investigate Land Fraud Allegation, File To Be Sent To The DPP

    At the center of the biggest land controversy the country has probably ever seen is father and son Gaspar Vega and Andre Vega. The son, we have learnt, wrote to the Ministry of Natural Resources today through his attorney Estevan Perera, claiming that the...
  • PM Barrow Orders Investigation Into Allegations Of Land Fraud

    In yesterday’s news, we told you about the major legal worries for former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources Gaspar Vega and his family, after a Belizean residing in Belmopan, Amy Forte, went public that her name and signature appea...
  • Mexican National Allegedly Abducted By Belizeans

    A Mexican taxi driver and resident of Chetumal, Quintana Roo was allegedly assaulted by two Belizean nationals in the wee hours of yesterday morning. According to reports coming from the Mexican media, the alleged victim who was identified only as A.H.V. ...
  • Raymond Dominguez Charged in Relation To Deadly Traffic Accident

    Yesterday we reported on the fatal traffic accident here in Orange Walk Town on Sunday which claimed the life of fifty one year old, Raymond Hendricks. A postmortem examination was conducted today on Hendricks’s body which concluded cause of death as...
  • Evidence Of Fraud In Vegas' Land Documents Surfaces

    Tonight the scandals surrounding former Minister of Natural Resources Gaspar Vega and members of his family and their unbridled land grab have gotten deeper and much more serious. For weeks, we have been exposing leaked land documents which show the fa...
  • Police Issue Wanted Poster For Ronald Reyes

    Fifteen year old Allen Sanker from the village of San Jose here in the Orange Walk District tonight remains in a coma at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he sustained two chop wounds, one to the head and one to the left arm on Thursday afternoon. ...