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Senior cop accused of collusion w/drug cartel

Assistant Police Commissioner in Charge of Operations, Hugh Cain, has been suspended from his duties amidst allegations that he’s involved in the transhipment of drugs through Belize. Cain told News [...]

Disgruntled ministers: Fonseca too influential

While the PUP political volcano, which erupted on Friday, has now subsided to a state of occasional hissing and belching, the forces which lie beneath the surface are not expected [...]

Shell One-Stop robbed again

While Acting Prime Minister Johnny Briceno was struggling with his political conscience, a gunman was putting a big dent in the family business. Shortly before ten this morning as single [...]

Stann Creek merchant robbed twice in one night

In the Stann Creek District, a merchant tells police that he was robbed twice in the same night. At around 8:30 Saturday twenty-seven year old Ling Feng Cai was robbed [...]

Four Mexicans charged for firearms

Four armed Mexicans who landed their plane at an airstrip in the Orange Walk District have been formally arraigned in court. Ricardo Ruiz, Rafael Juarez, Jesus Urino, and Oscar Ramos [...]

Two shopkeepers busted for illegal boledo

For those righteous citizens who complain that Chinese shops selling illegal boledo are never busted, there is some good news. On Friday night police arrested two Belize City shopkeepers for [...]

Shell donation creates Braille textbooks

Visually impaired students from primary, secondary and tertiary level institutions in Belize stand to benefit from educational materials being converted into Braille. A five thousand dollar donation courtesy of Shell [...]

Water recede slightly in Port Loyola

The sewerage contaminated water in Port Loyola has receded a bit, but the yards of residents remain flooded. On Friday, we were told that a team from the Ministry of [...]

Neighbours raise money for fire victim

Last week, in the midst of chronicling the wrath of Hurricane Iris, we paused to report on the devastation suffered by a Belize City family when their house burned down. [...]

Footballers prepare for international meet

James Adderley Good evening I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. As athletes across this nation prepare to participate in the 2001 Central American Games scheduled to open on [...]