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Police gives conflicting views of Constable Mangar’s involvement in Scotia Bank robbery.

A conflicting picture is beginning to emerge following last Thursday’s revelation that a police ring had been busted. COMPOL Crispin Jefferies and Prime Minister Dean Barrow told the press that [...]

Silencer manufacturing ring busted; terrorism style books found

While the Mangar incident continues to unravel, police have another major case to crack. We have heard of high powered weapons circulating in Belize, but over the weekend police made [...]

Residents say they don’t have faith in police department

Our geek squad posted Tuesday’s question on our webpage only this morning on whether or not you had confidence in the work of the police force. The response has been [...]

More pseudoephedrine pills from across the ocean

A cargo of what was suspected to be pseudo-ephedrine tablets was seized by Customs officials at the Phillip Goldson International Airport on Tuesday.  The shipment which originated from Dubai was [...]

Defense Attorney Dickie Bradley says charges won’t stick

Two Ladyville residents and one Belize City resident were charged with laundering about sixty thousand U.S. dollars on Tuesday. The cash was found inside the grey Ford Expedition driven by [...]

Allison Williams gets lucky twice in court

It was an interesting day in court for twenty-three year old Allison Williams because he walked free from two sets of charges and is at home awaiting his next court [...]

Nancy Gomez fails to show up for drug trafficking case

The case of four affluent north side residents who were busted on January third with over fourteen pounds of marijuana went back to court today. On that Sunday, police conducted [...]

Supreme Court of Judicature Act affects judges’ discretion to impose fines

As we have reported, government is amending the Supreme Court of Judicature Act, which deals with Contempt of Court. The Senate last Tuesday passed the bill and it is expected [...]

Senator Shoman says new fines and sentences are ridiculous

Among the contentious points are the exorbitant penalties. While the trial remains a summary procedure, where the case is expeditiously heard by a judge and without a jury, Shoman says [...]

New BTB Director introduced to the media

She was announced as the new Director of the Belize Tourism Board on February tenth and today Seleni Matus was formally introduced to the media during a luncheon press conference [...]

BTB to strengthen institution and broaden its outreach with partners

So just how will that be accomplished within twelve months?  Well, the initial plan is to strengthen the BTB institution and broaden its outreach with partners. Lindsay Garbutt, Chairman, BTB [...]

Get well on World Health Day

The overall wellness of people is an important factor to the mortality rate of a nation.  In Belize there are ongoing campaigns to raise the level of awareness on lifestyle [...]

Commonwealth Games heading to Delhi

The Commonwealth Games, the third largest multi-sport event in the world, will be hosted this year in Delhi.  Of the seventy-one countries that make up the Commonwealth, only six have [...]

Smart expands services while celebrating anniversary

It has faced numerous obstacles over the past several months as it took on telecoms giant Belize Telemedia Limited in a battle over property and equipment access that rocked the [...]