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OW Police Charge Two Men for Arson

Just after three this afternoon Orange Walk Police charged and formally arraigned Efrain Alpuche and Saul Vasquez on a single charge of arson. The men had been in custody since [...]

Police Say There Was No Truth to Firearm Allegation

Today at least six members of the Scenes of Crime Squad huddled around the blue Mazda pickup allegedly used by the men accused of burning the BSI fields. They were [...]

Alpuche Out on $40,000 Bail

Just before five this evening Efrain Alpuche managed to secure his bail, and spoke to the media as he exited the Police Station. He maintains his innocence and says he [...]

Nine Students Suspended for Nude Photos

A group of high school students find themselves in plenty of trouble tonight after school authorities discovered that they were circulating nude photographs on social media. That was offensive enough [...]

Faber Speaks on Mass Suspension

When we spoke with Minister of Education Patrick Faber, he said it was the first time that he was hearing of the incident. He told the media that according to [...]

Government Implements New Small Carrier Fees

Effective June first, commuters using Tropic Air or Maya Island Air will pay six dollars more per departure on domestic flights. It’s something called a Rider Fee, and was conceptualized [...]

Municipal Airstrip “Safer” After Renovations

  As we told you, there has been major upgrading of the Municipal Airstrip which, to the minds of the carriers, was long overdue and sorely needed. It is widely [...]

Tropic Air’s Upscale Facility Nearing Completion

One year ago there was a serious land dispute between Tropic Air, the Feinstein Group of Companies and the Ministry of Lands. Tropic stood to lose millions, since they had [...]

Grieving Daughter of Teakettle Murder Victim Speaks

Who killed the two American nationals in Teakettle Village? It has been a couple days since forty six year old Julian Jones and sixty one year old Paul Signorino were [...]

Hattieville Man Charged for Unlawful Sex with Minor

Enrique Pook Junior, who resides in Hattieville, is accused of having sex twice in 2014 with a thirteen year old minor.  In October 2014, a month or so after the [...]

Five Persons Charged for Drug Trafficking

This afternoon, three men and a sixteen year old minor were arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court for Drug Trafficking after  a bag containing one hundred and forty two [...]

VIP says PM Barrow’s Amendments to Petrocaribe Act are Artificial

In the wake of the Petrocaribe Act 2015, dubbed the god-maker in some quarters, there has been a sustained outcry from virtually all sectors. There’s really no problem with the [...]

No Re-Registration Before Elections

The VIP is undertaking to carry out an education and awareness campaign on Petrocaribe, and one organization which has already signed on is the BNTU. But today’s press conference was [...]

ITVET Hosts Annual Open Day

The Belize City ITVET will be hosting its annual Open Day on Thursday. It’s an opportunity for students to show the skills they’ve acquired through displays of goods and services. [...]

G.O.B. Plans Summer Of Sports Program Through M.O.E.Y.S.

The government has come under considerable fire for the controversial Petrocaribe Loans Act. Last week, the Prime Minister announced there will be amendments taken to the House.  Still yet, G.O.B. [...]

BPD Implements New Program to Fight Crime

The police department is embarking on a new program that will see senior officers guide young recruits to improve their policing skills. This is all part of a strategy to [...]

DYS Holds Open Day

The Department of Youth Services held its open day today, and they were showing off major developments. After months of trying to install a music studio in Collet Division, Education [...]