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Police Recover Cache of Stolen Firearms and Ammo

There are a lot more guns in the streets of the Old Capital tonight, following a major burglary, described as a breach of national security, at a local firearms dealer. [...]

Compol Williams says That Victor L Bryant’s Gun Dealer License is under Review

As a safety precaution, ComPol Williams also told the media that the police department has taken possession of the remaining stock of firearms and ammunition at Victor L. Bryant and [...]

Police to Inspect Gun Dealers’ Premises to Ensure Compliance

And while the fate of Victor L. Bryant’s license hangs in the balance, today Commissioner Williams warned all gun dealers to ensure that they are complying with the law, in [...]

Dis One Have a Gun, Dat One Have a Gun

While thieves have managed to make off with a cache of weapons from a Belize City gun store, several arrests have been made in respect of other seizures conducted during [...]

Still No Arrests for Murder of Shawn Hemmans

No arrests have been made in the murder of tour guide, Shawn Hemmans. The thirty-three-year-old King’s Park resident was viciously killed earlier this month at a house he frequented on [...]

Well-Known Barbecue Vendor Bart Sanchez is Pepper Sprayed by GSU

Former basketball athlete and popular barbecue vendor, Bart Sanchez is reporting a case of police brutality at the hands of officers attached to the Gang Suppression Unit. Now, Sanchez is [...]

Tutsi Walks off Drug Trafficking Charges

The sensational drug trafficking case involving embattled policeman Darrell “Tutsi” Usher fell apart in the lower court today, ending with an acquittal.  In March 2017, the elder son of Gilroy [...]

Concerns Continue to Mount over Margaritaville in Bacalar Chico

The fisheries department is looking into a proposed multimillion-dollar tourism project within a delimited area. As we reported on Monday, Margaritaville, a mega investment by the Jimmy Buffett group, has [...]

An Initiative to Combat Gender-Based Violence in Belize

The U.S. Embassy has teamed up with well-known Belizean entrepreneur, Marie Sharp in an initiative to combat gender-based violence in Belize. This Thursday, a special product Pure Love Pineapple Habanero [...]

Minister Panton Tours Southern Belize

Minister Panton also spoke about a tour she recently concluded in southern Belize in which she met with clients of BELTRAIDE, who applied for incentives from government and to address [...]

Belmopan Residents Complain of Air Pollution

The Department of Environment is in talks with Travellers Liquors Limited to address concerns raised by residents in Belmopan of air pollution. The affected residents live in the Cohune Walk [...]

Sea Level Rise – Why it is Important for Belize to Strengthen its Response

There is no denying that our climate is changing. The primary reason is because humans have increased the burning of oil, coal and gas to produce energy for our homes, [...]

Squatters on Sandbore are Given Notice to Relocate

A group of fishermen, squatting on a small landmass in Belize’s southern waters, has been given notice to remove equipment and other structures that have been erected on Coco Solo [...]

U.S. Embassy Gifts Belize Coast Guard a New Ambulance

This morning in Belize City, an ambulance and medical equipment were donated to the Belize Coast Guard by the United States Embassy.  Charge d’ Affaires Keith Gilges handed over an [...]

National Security’s Second Annual Ride to the Border

The second annual Ride to the Border, organized by the Ministry of National Security, was held in the Toledo District over the weekend.  While thirty-one cyclists from the Belize Defense [...]