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An Audit of the B.D.F.’s Account; How are Military Finances Being Spent?

Why is the Belize Defense Force the subject of an intensive investigation commissioned by the Ministry of National Security? And why is the Ministry of Finance, the Accountant General and [...]

Deputy ComPol Segura Remains on Interdiction Following Fatal RTA

Deputy Commissioner of Police Miguel Segura remains on interdiction with half pay, following a fatal road traffic accident along the George Price Highway on August sixteenth, 2014.  The deadly head-on [...]

$26,000 Embezzled from Post Office by Cashier

In December of 2015, we reported on the embezzlement of over ten thousand dollars in cash from the Post Office in Belize City. Second-grade cashier from Orange Walk, Sergio Patt, [...]

3 Men are Charged with Attempted Murder of Jose Gonzales

Three persons were formally charged late this evening in Belmopan for the attempted murder of Jose Gonzales. Gonzales was along with Maya Mopan resident, Luis Ortiz on Sunday morning just [...]

Is There Another Passport Scandal Brewing at the Immigration Department?

Is there another Pennergate? There is an unconfirmed report that an investigation is taking place at the Immigration Department where two Belize passports were reportedly issued to Chinese nationals who [...]

Criminal Minds Belize Episode wasn’t Really Shot in Belize

We’re pretty willing to bet that a lot of viewers tuned into CBS Wednesday night for the first airing of this week’s Criminal Minds. It’s a popular show featuring a [...]

Huong Chong Park Returns to Court for Her Passport

On February fifth, 2016 Korean Huong Chong Park received Supreme Court bail after more than a week in jail. Park was charged for the little known crime of Abetment of [...]

Taxi Driver Javier Saragossa Convicted for Reckless Driving

Forty-four-year old Javier Saragossa, a Belize City taxi man, picked up a conviction for reckless driving but he must go to trial for the offense of failure to provide a [...]

5 Parcels of Marijuana Confiscated at Caye Caulker Airstrip

It’s relatively common knowledge that high-quality marijuana is being systematically brought in from Mexico and distributed to local areas heavily trafficked by tourists – like San Pedro and Caye Caulker [...]

A Home Invasion in Camalote Nets Thieves Firearm and Jewelry

There was a home invasion in the Camalote Village, Cayo District, where burglars got away with a gun and jewelry valued at over five thousand dollars. On Tuesday, Roaring Creek [...]

Human Rights Report Indicates that Police Abuse is Rampant

The United States Embassy in Belize has released its 2015 Human Rights Report.  The comprehensive study which looks at human rights violations highlights excessive use of force by the police, [...]

B.T.B. Says Quarterly Tourist Arrivals are Up in 2016

The B.T.B. is forecasting that it will be reaching the million mark number of cruise tourism visitors to the jewel this year. It has already contracted the Brighter Group firm [...]

Helicopters Gifted to B.D.F. are Being Assembled at Price Barracks

In January 2015, the Government of Taiwan publicly announced that it will be gifting the Government two helicopters that are required to expand Belize’s military training program. That announcement was [...]

Taiwanese Ambassador Speaks on Helicopter Donation

According to Ambassador Ho, the helicopters will be used for emergency evacuations and to crack down on illegal drug trafficking or illegal human trafficking.   Benjamin Ho, Taiwanese Ambassador to [...]

Police Officers Awarded for Outstanding Performance

The top brass of the police was present today for an award ceremony recognizing its finest officers who performed impressively in the first quarter of this year. More than twenty [...]

Ministry of Health Continues to Probe for ZIKA in Belize

The Ministry of Health is working overtime in southern Belize where samples are being collected by personnel to be sent for testing at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) laboratory [...]

Healthy Living Looks at a New Physical Education Program

An interesting and totally rewarding program is taking place in our neighborhood. The House of Shotokan has teamed up with Nazarene High School to develop a physical education program as [...]