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Video Images of a Drug Plane Landing in the North are Leaked

Two weeks ago, drug plane whistleblower, Edward Vincent Martinez held a press conference in Belize City providing details of illegal landings in the Jewel. While his commitment to a follow-up [...]

Rogue Cops Will Not be Tolerated

The new ComPol, Chester Williams has been making his media rounds and connecting with the department he is now heading and depending on to carry out his agenda to reduce [...]

No Victimization under ComPol Chester Williams’ Leadership

In his exit speech last week, former ComPol Allen Whylie spoke about the undermining of his authority and the rivalry within the department. Whylie ranted that the media and the [...]

Double Traffic Fatality in Spanish Lookout

A father and son lost their lives in a double fatality in Spanish Lookout. Manuel Ramos and his son, Jaime, were on motorcycle heading home to their families when they [...]

Cabinet Takes a Definitive Yes to the I.C.J.

Ahead of an anticipated announcement by the People’s United Party on the I.C.J, cabinet re-affirmed its YES vote for the April tenth Referendum. As far as we know, the United [...]

Santa Cruz Farmers Up in Arms Over Sold Land

We have been reporting on land dispute in the southern village of Santa Cruz where some thirty farmers are up in arms after they were told that the land they [...]

Santa Cruz Village Expansion Project Has Villagers Divided

A meeting is being held tonight in Santa Cruz Village by U.D.P. Stann Creek West Standard Bearer Ivan William concerning the village’s expansion project. Williams says the purpose of the [...]

Fisherman Sets Up Gillnet Near Belize City

Fisherfolks remain divided on the issue of gillnets. There are groups such as the Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries who are vehemently opposed to the continued use of gillnets.  On the [...]

Juanita Ical Becomes First Woman Alcalde to Sit on TAA Executive

On Saturday the traditional handing over of the leadership of the thirty-nine Maya villages took place in Punta Gorda, Toledo. In total, seventy-eight First Alcaldes and Deputy Alcaldes were elected [...]

Toledo Alcaldes Association Discusses I.C.J. Referendum

A recent telephone survey is pointing to an increasing number of persons who are against taking the claim to the I.C.J. for final resolution. Cabinet today endorsed a YES vote, [...]

National Fire Service: “Cause of Fire on East Collet Canal is Electrical”

On Monday we reported on the fire that destroyed one small wooden home in the Conch Shell Bay area. A mother and her daughter were living at the house up [...]

Climate Change and Belize’s NDCs

Belize National Climate Change Office is responsible for the coordination of Belize’s national, regional and international response to Climate Change. This entails some sensitization, as well as reporting on and [...]

ComPol Williams Hosts 1st All Senior Officers’ Conference

It’s been a while since senior police officers from across the country would converge to be debriefed and plan strategically for the future. Today, the first all-senior officers’ conference under [...]

ComPol’s Overall Crime Fighting Strategy

One of the biggest challenges for the police department is what seems to be a never-ending battle against crimes, particularly murders. It has been the Achilles’ heel for most commissioners [...]

New South Side Commander on Tackling Crime

As we’ve reported, the changes within the command of the police department have seen Senior Superintendent Howell Gillett now in charge of the Special Patrols Unit of the Police Department. [...]

2-Day Workshop for Customs, Shipping and Airlines Agents

The CARICOM IMPACS, with support from the European Development Fund have been working with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development to implement the Advanced Cargo Information Systems in [...]