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Police bust four for 6 lbs. of heroin

It is not a narcotic of choice for Belizean addicts, but that didn’t stop drug runners from using Belize as a transshipment point for a small fortune in heroin. Police [...]

Orange Walk man arrested for bank heist

Police report a breakthrough in last month’s heist of the Belize Bank in San Ignacio. Over the weekend thirty-two year old Javier Ramirez of Orange Walk was arrested and charged [...]

Counterfeit Benjamins confiscated in Placencia

Dangriga police, acting on a tip, have confiscated a big wad of counterfeit U.S. banknotes. The bust came in Seine Bight Village where eighteen-year-old Jovanie Miguel of Placencia was found [...]

Citizens chase down Belize City mugger

The police even got some help in their crime fighting efforts from some public-spirited citizens. Around 8:00 Saturday night an Italian tourist was robbed at gunpoint while walking down North [...]

Three more candidates selected in conventions

Politics marches on as three nominating conventions were held over the weekend, two for the People’s United Party and one for the United Democratic Party. All were hotly contested. In [...]

B.E.L. regains Mexican power

Belize Electricity Limited is breathing a little bit easier tonight as it appears that the power supply from Mexico is back on track. The big Merida Three plant returned to [...]

Citrus growers hold expo

On Saturday the Citrus Growers Association held its annual Citri Expo. The event, held at the organisation’s headquarters on the Stann Creek Valley Road, highlighted the many activities that the [...]

Agricultural show highlights Garifuna farming

Not far away in Dangriga, an agricultural show was being held as part of a week of festivities organised by the World Garifuna Organisation. The show featured produce and handicraft [...]

New fire station dedicated at San Pedro

On Friday the town of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye inaugurated its new fire station. The facility, located on Middle Street near the centre of the community, was built largely by [...]

Blood bank girds for holiday weekend

Regular viewers of this newscast need no reminder that as much as we may love our wonderful country, sometime things go radically wrong. And whether that wrong is a driveby [...]

Acosta keeps scoring lead in amateur basketball

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re in tuned to this version of Sports Monday. Things certainly are heating up at big Bird’s Isle as Belize District Basketball continues to [...]