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John McAfee still on the run; says he’s altered his appearance

Tonight, John McAfee, the US anti-virus founder, is still on the run wanted for questioning in the murder of his neighbor, Gregory Faull, who was found dead at his San [...]

P.M. denies that the U.D.P. sought election funding from McAfee

McAfee, his first brush with the law gained him notoriety in Belize. Back in May 2012, his house in Carmelita was searched by the Gang Suppression Unit. McAfee claimed he [...]

One burglar killed, one injured in botched break-in

Sometime around two-fifty this morning, two would-be burglars from Teakettle were shot, one died instantly. The uncle and nephew team was attempting to burglarize a container when two alert watchmen [...]

Police and B.D.F. descend on Lake I at dawn to conduct raids

The Lake Independence area is the first to be demarcated as a crime ridden area.  Since the weekend, police and B.D.F. have had a constant presence in the crime infested [...]

GSU finds drugs and ammo in city operations

While the raid on PIV came up empty, another operation on Plues Street by the Gang Suppression Unit resulted in the discovery of a cache of ammunition.  At about ten [...]

BWC and City hall make up after garbage debt debacle

Approximately forty employees were fired from Belize Waste Control Limited on Monday; twenty of them protested at City Hall since their termination was the result of an unpaid debt of [...]

G.O.B. plans to intervene in City Hall affairs

The mending of fences between the City Hall and Waste Control is also being helped by government intervention. Prime Minister Dean Barrow was asked to give his take on the [...]

Alcalde Association not impressed with measures to ease tensions over oil exploration in the south

The government and Maya communities have been at odds over oil drilling and exploration in communal lands in southern Belize. In June 2010 Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh declared that thirty-three [...]

P.M. tongue-lashes Julius Espat; but agrees media should be allowed in PAC meetings

Hearings by the Public Accounts Committee and whether they should be held public have been hotly debated for days. Its present Chair, Area Representative for Cayo South, Julius Espat, says [...]

Trial begins against police officers and a customs boatman implicated in drug plane landing

Under extremely tight security, a trial involving police officers accused in one of the biggest drug busts in the country is currently underway. Before Justice Denis Hanomansingh in the Dangriga [...]

3 face immigration offences in the Magistrate’s Court

Three persons were before the court for separate immigration offences today. Thirty-six year old businesswoman, Vilma Chip Coh, who is a naturalized Belizean originally from Guatemala, was charged for employing [...]

Police charge suspect for burglary at Douglas Hyde’s house

The home of the Police Department’s National Youth Program Coordinator, Douglas Hyde, was burglarized in September and police have now caught up with the suspected culprit. Today twenty-four year old [...]

Patrick Faber versus Gaspar Vega for U.D.P. Party Leader

The Prime Minister also touched on his party’s internal politics. Minister of Education Patrick Faber will reportedly be mounting a challenge against the Deputy Prime Minister, Gaspar Vega. Faber wants [...]

An art exhibition to celebrate the Garifuna culture

Celebrations to mark the arrival of the Garinagu to our shores take place this weekend and into Monday, the nineteenth. It means that slew of cultural activities will accompany the [...]