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Repentant Gangsters March Through Old Capital for Peace

A truce is in the making among rival gangs in the City. Going into the Easter holidays, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, whose work in community policing has been [...]

Chester Williams Says Truce is Possible; Can Successor Vidal Hold It Together?

As we mentioned, ED-South Commander Chester Williams has played a critical role in bringing the gangs together and negotiating a truce.  While the noble attempt is nothing we haven’t seen [...]

Courtenay Says Teachers’ Bonus is Illegal; Payout Put Off to After Easter

The Ministry of Education confirmed this afternoon that the million-dollar honorarium promised by the Government to non-striking teachers will not go in on time. This is because several school managements [...]

Will Money Influence Outcome of B.N.T.U. Election?

In the B.N.T.U.’s convention, Senator Elena Smith, Troy Coleman and Mario Mesh are vying to replace retiring three-term president Luke Palacio. Smith has the highest profile and is seen as [...]

‘Civil Disobedience’ called for as N.G.O.’s Show Disapproval

The condemnation of the Government’s plans has been widespread, from business to civil society to activist organizations to all major political organizations apart from the U.D.P. So what happens next? [...]

B.T.L. Workers Walk Out Over Collective Bargaining Agreement

B.T.L. employees across the country staged a walkout this afternoon in protest of what is being reported as a refusal to properly address a two-pronged labor issue with the Belize [...]

Customs Condemns, Destroys Uncustomed Goods

This past week has not been a good one for cops; in separate busts they have been captured on cell phone video with contraband goods up north. They are not [...]

Rural Division Police Commander Says We Must All Speak Out on Contraband

As many as four police officers have been placed on interdiction for their alleged involvement in the contraband of goods.  The unprofessional conduct of the police officers has left the [...]

Alvarine Burgess Vs John Saldivar over Detention Following Football

Alvarine Burgess first came to national attention on this station as the “whistleblower” that exposed Minister Edmond Castro’s involvement in visa recommendations for Chinese nationals.  She won a defamation case [...]

Latest on Guatemalan Gold Panners Captured in Chiquibul

Despite the presence of F.C.D. rangers, police and B.D.F., illegal incursions into the Chiquibul continue.  Over the past three weeks, a total of thirteen Guatemalans have been detained well inside [...]

F.C.D. Continues Fight Against Gold Panning Despite Challenges

Gold panning has evolved into one of the two primary threats to the integrity of the Chiquibul. It’s a high level risk within the national park because of the ruggedness [...]

Discovering Monkey River and Punta Negra’s Tourism Value

The pristine sandy beaches of San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Placencia and the inland destinations, such as the Cayo District, are known to attract visitors from all over the world. But [...]

B.T.B. Says Majority of Jewel’s Overnight Visitors Coming for First Time

As reported earlier this week, tourism arrivals by overnight and cruise remain healthy, with March setting a record for overnight tourism arrivals at close to forty-five thousand. But where are [...]

Ladyville Police Handed New Truck

Burglaries have been on the rise in the Rural Eastern Division – and it is no secret that the jurisdiction is understaffed and under-resourced.  Simply put it is a large [...]

Where Will We All Be Going for Easter?

The exodus of Belizeans to destinations across Belize – and some outside – has already begun.  Unlike other holidays such as Christmas, Belizeans mostly stay close to home for Easter, [...]

What to Know Before You Go to Mexico

While San Pedro and Placencia are wildly popular destinations for locals during this time, thousands of Belizeans also go across the border to neighboring Mexico. Destinations such as Cancun, Merida [...]