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Breaking News: Late Afternoon Shooting in the City

Around five o’clock this afternoon, there was a shooting on Central American Boulevard. Two gunmen attempted to rob a salesman from Vega’s Distributors of Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo. The [...]

Government Must Return $2.8 Million to Coye Family

A long and traumatic journey which began on New Year’s Eve 2008 and included a conviction for money laundering, jail time, countless trips to Court and even a death is [...]

Melonie Coye Opens Up About Painful Legal Drama

As we told you, the journey has been a painful one. In 2013 then accused money launderer Michael Coye passed away from a heart attack. He suffered from a diabetic [...]

Opposition Leader on Sarstoon Debacle

This morning P.U.P. Leader John Briceño met with Prime Minister Dean Barrow at his office on Coney Drive in Belize City. It was a courtesy visit, but it comes at [...]

John Briceno Clarifies PUP Demand for Ambassador Alexis Rosado’s Recall

In a release from the P.U.P. issued on Monday, there was a call for the recall for consultations of Ambassador Alexis Rosado who is based in Guatemala. Foreign Minister Wilfred [...]

A Cuban National is Busted with 18 Pounds of Weed Near Corozal Free Zone

The Belize Coastguard made a bust today up north which ended in the detention of forty-three-year-old Waldo Bernal Pol, a Cuban national. Pol is in police custody tonight, for almost [...]

Alrick Smith and Two Others Nabbed for Drug Trafficking in Orange Walk

Orange Walk Police are reporting a drug bust of five kilos of marijuana in town this afternoon. Acting on intelligence Police stopped a Cadillac Escalade and found the stash of [...]

Accused Cop Shooter Jamal Jackson Arraigned in Court

Thirty-one-year old Jamal Jackson, one of two suspects in an attempted robbery of a Nova Scotia Bank night deposit, made two trips to the court today. This morning he was [...]

Coastguard and Fisheries Haul in Illegal Fishermen from Glovers Reef

While police and the Belize Coastguard made drug busts up north, the Fisheries Department also successfully conducted a bust at sea. Illegal fishing continues in Belizean waters despite all efforts [...]

An Interagency Approach to Fighting Illegal Fishing

Images of a recent shark kill prompted outcry from conservationists as well as from fisher folk. There are various challenges facing the fishing industry, including the use of gill nets [...]

PUP Leader on Need for OAS at Belize/Guatemala Border

It’s been widely publicized locally and regionally that the O.A.S. is running out of money, and the office at the adjacency zone may have to close its doors. Most Belizeans [...]

New Slate of Senators for the PUP

Today Briceño made the announcement of new Senators who will replace Lisa Shoman, Patrick Andrews and Anthony Sylvestre in the National Assembly. All three had remained in that position in [...]

Will There be More Civil House Meetings in the Near Future?

As we told you, all those matters of national importance were discussed by Briceño and the Prime Minister this morning. But outside of that, the leaders also discussed the level [...]

At Long Last Marion Jones is Opened to the Public!!

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex is getting some attention. Forgive us if we seem unduly excited about it, but it’s gotten to the point where anything positive done to enhance [...]

…FIFA-certified Football Pitch at Marion Jones in the Pipelines

And there’s more good news. In 2015 just days before elections there was a ceremony to announce that the Mexican government was pumping five million dollars into the facility. That [...]

Are Caneros in the North in Dire Straits?

The 2016/2017 Budget will be presented on Tuesday, and the Opposition has been predicting that it will be anything but uplifting and inspiring. Today P.U.P. leader John Briceño stuck to [...]

Meet and Greet on Cleghorn Street

This afternoon, officers assigned to Eastern Division North were in the area of Freetown Road near Douglas Jones Street where they were pressing flesh with residents and business owners in [...]

BA1 Donates to Domestic Violence Unit

A donation of data gathering equipment valued at roughly one hundred and eighty-four thousand dollars has been handed over to the ministries of health and national security, including the Belize [...]