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Suspected Drug Plan Landing in Progresso Village, Orange Walk

A clandestine plane landing took place early this morning in northern Belize. The suspected drug plane landed on the Progresso Road and was discovered by a villager around four this [...]

Are Charred Remains the Vestiges of Felina James’ Kia Sorento?

The badly decomposed body of Felina James was discovered a week ago in an area just off the Coastal Road.  The mother of two was found chopped to death and [...]

A Farm Worker is Assaulted On Teakettle Ranch by Four Armed Men

There has been another incident at TKO Farms in Teakettle, Cayo.  This time, a farmhand was assaulted on Wednesday morning by a group of four masked men who were armed [...]

Kelvin Gongora is Caught on Tape Attempting to Shoot Restaurant Patron

Nineteen-year-old Kelvin Gongora has been arrested and charged for attempting to discharge a firearm inside a Chinese fast-food restaurant on Mahogany Street last Friday.  The Mopan Street resident was caught [...]

The Possibility of Producing Industrial Hemp

The suggestion by Opposition Leader, John Briceño, to legalize marijuana has received major backlash from the government, but gained support in other quarters. Briceño suggests that it is time for [...]

Is Marijuana a Gate-Way Drug?

Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber has weighed in on the debate. Faber reiterated Cabinet’s position, saying that Briceño’s suggestion to legalize marijuana is a haphazard notion that can affect Belize [...]

Deputy Prime Minister Says He Doesn’t Support A Change in Referendum Date

Opposition Leader John Briceño is embarking on a country-wide visit which he has dubbed as a ‘listening tour.’  His first stop is in Dangriga tonight which forms part of the [...]

Campaign Season Heats Up in Port Loyola

The U.D.P. is starting conventions around the country, prior to the election of a new leader.  Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber says he has been on the campaign trail – [...]

DPM Faber 100% Behind Willoughby for Port

DPM Faber isn’t the only one rallying behind Willoughby; he also has the support of Faber’s opponent John Saldivar.  Faber and Saldivar haven’t been known to agree on many things, [...]

The “Crackhead” Comment Read Across the Country

On Tuesday night, a post appeared on the Facebook of DPM Patrick Faber. The status was posted at nine-twenty-eight p.m. and read “Crackheads say and do the darnest of things!” [...]

American Missionaries Mistaken for Child Abductors in Patchakan

A pair of missionaries, both of whom are American nationals, raised the suspicion of villagers when they were observed taking pictures near the primary school in Patchakan earlier this week.  [...]

Fire in Patchakan Destroys 5 Bedroom Home, Arson is Suspected

Corozal police are also investigating what appears to be a case of arson in Patchakan, where a five bedroom structure went up in flames on Monday night.  According to ACP [...]

F.B.I. Joins Investigation into Claire Rigdon’s Death in Corozal District

Detectives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation have joined the Belize Police Department in probing the death of forty-nine-year-old Claire Elizabeth Rigdon.  The lifeless body of the American national was [...]

Police Resort to DNA Sample for Possible Identity of Severed Limbs in Ontario

Seventeen-year-old Gerardo Vasquez remains missing from Ontario Village, despite the belief that he may be dead.  The teenager was last seen on September twenty-fifth.  Since then, there has been an [...]

Will CitCo Build in the Krooman Lagoon?

According to a recent post on the Belize City Council’s Facebook page, Mayor Bernard Wagner along with Councilor Albert Vaughn and City Council personnel did a walk-through visit of Gungulung [...]

Sports Council Audit Reveals Troubling Financial Issues

At the end of September, we reported on an ongoing audit at the National Sports Council that was sanctioned by Minister Patrick Faber and the Ministry of Sports. We were [...]

The Little Free Library is in Belize

Belize is the latest country to join the world wide movement of spreading the joy of reading through the Little Free Library. It is a “take a book, return a [...]

RET International Observes ‘Orange the World’

Twenty-fifth of every month is being used to highlight and raise awareness of gender-based violence. The campaign to “orange” the world was started by the United Nations to end violence [...]

A Successful Fire Drill at UB Belmopan

There have been devastating fires this year that resulted in the loss of lives. In the capital this morning, students and staff were evacuated from the University of Belize Campus. [...]

Healthy Living: Life on Dialysis

Recently, there’s been much talk about government’s decision to expand the National Dialysis Programme.  Tonight in Healthy Living, we take a deeper look at the challenges faced by those who [...]