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Father of Junior Minister in National Security is Kidnapped; He is Found in Good Health

The father of the Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security was abducted. A police report says that Elodio Aragon Senior, a former Minister of Government, was kidnapped [...]

Drug Kingpin “El Chapo” Spoke of Buying Cocaine in Belize

It is no secret that Belize’s location makes the country vulnerable to transnational organized criminal groups such as the drug cartels. In recent months, we have seen an alarming number [...]

Narco-Cattle Ranching: A Possibility in Belize

There is another worrisome report. A document published by Friends for Conservation and Development in March of 2017 speaks about an increase in cattle ranching along the western border. The [...]

Addressing Cattle Ranching Requires Efforts of Many Governmental Agencies

While some of the well known threats to the Chiquibul such as xaté and poaching have received attention, narco-cattle ranching has not been addressed by the government despite many reports. [...]

I.C.J. Referendum Should Be Postponed, Says Former Attorney General

Freetown Area Representative and former P.U.P. Leader Francis Fonseca took to social media on Wednesday to weigh in on G.O.B.’s move to join five former Foreign Affairs Ministers to sign [...]

How Will You Vote On April Tenth?

A national telephone poll on the I.C.J. Referendum conducted by www.pollBelize.org is showing a higher number of persons who would vote ‘no’ on April tenth. The poll was conducted in [...]

Despite Change of Government in ‘08, Musa is Unwavering on I.C.J. Position

Five former foreign ministers on Wednesday, however, gave the thumbs up to take the claim before the I.C.J.   Former Prime Minister Said Musa, during his second term in office, met [...]

Would Maritime Areas Act Impact Belize’s I.C.J. Case?

The integrity of Belize’s territorial sea, internal waters and its exclusive economic zone is also a matter of serious concern for the conservation community.  In the context of the pending [...]

Shake Up in the Belize Police Department

There are multiple reports of a big shakeup within the administration of the Belize Police Department. The reported changes come on the heels of the appointment of new Commissioner of [...]

Does Guatemala Have a Solid Legal Argument in Claim Against Belize?

There’s more from Wednesday’s press conference at the Biltmore. Guatemala’s legal argument, if one were to take the prime minister at his word, is shaky at best.  In fact, he [...]

Guatemala Inherited Belize from Spain? Rubbish, Says Assad Shoman

With all the talk of an age-old territorial dispute and a possible resolution at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the unfounded claim brought by Guatemala isn’t as clear-cut as [...]

Belize Peace Movement Upbraids Fantastic Five Foreign Ministers

On the heels of a historic show of support by five former foreign ministers on Wednesday, all in support of voting in favor of going to the I.C.J., the Belize [...]

Can You Help Baby Nelson Tabora?

On Wednesday night, we showed you the touching story of baby Nelson Tabora in Bella Vista. The twenty-three-month-old baby is suffering from a condition called Hydrocephalus where cerebrospinal fluid is [...]

Charges Pending for All Parties Involved in Bar Brawl and Beat Down in San Pedro

The Crimes Investigation Branch in Belize City will proceed with a criminal investigation against two of their own. Police confirmed on Tuesday that constables Tyrell Rowley and Samir Medina are [...]

Chinese National Leaps from Vehicle to his Death

Since Monday’s routine press briefing with the police, there has not been much coming out of the department in terms of crimes across the country. There were, however, several fatalities [...]

Belmopan Resident Charged for Manslaughter by Negligence

Meanwhile Belmopan resident, Andrew Mitchell, has been charged for causing the death of Solomon Ramirez. The fifty-four-year-old was rear-ended by Mitchell on Sunday night between miles twenty-seven and twenty-eight on [...]

Investigations Continue into Murder of Jaime Martinez

Investigations continue into the murder of Jaime Martinez. The twenty-three-year-old Guatemalan national was initially tagged as John Doe when his body was fished out of the Belize River on New [...]

Edgar Coronado Charged for Attempted Murder of David Diaz

ACP Joseph Myvett also gave an update on the investigation into the Christmas Day shooting of twenty-eight-year-old Llamont Wade and twenty-one-year-old Pablo Reyes. The duo was targeted as they exited [...]

Record Number of Tourists Visited Belize in 2018

The Belize Tourism Board has released its stats for the 2018 tourism arrivals. The number of visitors that came to the Jewel grew by sixty-two thousand, a huge increase from [...]

Operation Christmas Child Gives Away 8K in Gifts

Christmas has come and gone – but there a group is still spreading some cheer in southern Belize.  A group called the Operation Christmas Child was in Toledo today to [...]

Taiwanese Chorus from Houston, Texas Performs in Belize

Today inside the Fort Street Tourism Village, there was a flash mob. Taiwanese Americans from Houston, Texas arrived in the Jewel this morning on a cruise and performed cultural songs [...]

Healthy Living: Mindfulness Meets High Intensity Exercise

A mix of two very different fitness trends: mindfulness and high intensity workouts, is making a hit in Belize. That’s what we found in one gym.  Tonight in Healthy Living [...]