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A Caledonia Resident is Missing, Is His Disappearance Drug-related?

A father of two from Caledonia, Corozal is at the center of a police investigation that could be related to an Orange Walk drug bust late last week in which [...]

ComPol Whylie: Klinck Murder Case Handled Competently and Comprehensively

Canadian film-maker Matthiew Klinck was murdered at his home near Spanish Lookout sometime over the weekend. He was last seen alive on Saturday at around four, and on Monday night [...]

Commissioner of Police Condemns Officers Committing Sex Crimes

On December twenty-nine, Police Constable Luke Moreira, assigned to the San Ignacio Police Formation, was arraigned on two counts of rape. He was accused of taking a woman prisoner out [...]

A New Social Media Policy for Police Officers

From allegations of rape and sexual assault by Police Officers to glaring footage of nude Police Officers on social media…the Police Commissioner has his share of headaches. Just around Christmas, [...]

Has Gun License of Election Night Shooter Been Revoked?

More than two months ago on election night, a close affiliate and supporter of Minister of Police John Saldivar allegedly fired his weapon into the air in celebration. The man [...]

Police Brass Meets to Discuss Crime Reduction in 2015

The Police Department is generally reticent with statistics and only too happy to keep the media in the relative dark. Of course that’s only when crime statistics don’t look good [...]

Rice Wars: Attorney Eamon Courtenay Weighs in on Jack Charles’ Injunction

On Tuesday afternoon, businessman Jack Charles hastily applied for and was granted an injunction by the Supreme Court, restraining the Customs and Excise Department from taking possession of his shipment [...]

Eamon Courtenay Says Court Order was Avoidable

According to Courtenay, the proprietor of Xtra House had been given the option previously to seek damages once the cargo is turned over to customs.  Why that alternative has not [...]

Patrick Grant Recounts Horrific Home Invasion Experience

Ninety-three-year-old Patrick Grant, a Belize City victim of a brutal home invasion that left him comatose over the Christmas weekend, is on the road to recovery after being badly beaten [...]

A Workshop on Domestic Violence Sensitization

Violence against the elderly is cause for deep concern and so is violence against women. A two-day symposium aimed at preparing organizations, as well as other agencies, to deal with [...]

Former Bailiff Accused of Still Doing Business on Behalf of Magistrate’s Court

A former bailiff is being accused of continuing with business as usual even though he was released from the government service at the end of last December. Chief Magistrate Ann [...]

ASR Rep Says Mud and Water Affecting Cane Crop

The 2015-2016 sugar crop season started on schedule back in December 2015, but all is not well in the industry. Inclement weather has been affecting the crop in the sugar [...]

Long-term Sugar Industry Strategic Plan being Developed by Stakeholders

The main stakeholders of the sugar industry in the north; that is representatives from ASR/B.S.I. and the three sugar cane farmers associations met today inside the conference room of the [...]

Is the Belize Police Department Adequately Resourced?

There has been a constant cry from Police formations countrywide for resources. It’s no closely held secret that the Department is strapped for vehicles and equipment and even financial resources. [...]

ComPol Whylie on Community Policing and Use of Necessary Force

Much attention has been given to the efficacy of community policing – not only today when statistics were released, but through the second half of 2015. Traditionally when crime has [...]