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Surveillance Cameras for Southside Belize City

The Belize Police Department has its eyes on the streets of the Old Capital, particularly in various hotspots on the city’s south side.  This afternoon, as many as eleven surveillance [...]

Strategy Tackles Gangs, Business Security

According to Aragon Jr., the addition of the cameras also forms part of a new crime fighting strategy.    Elodio Aragon Jr., Minister of State, Police “It’s all about looking [...]

Police Forensics Also Getting Boost

The Minister of State for Police also took on other issues relating to his ministry. With new equipment being added to the existing resources of the department to aid in [...]

Vehicles for Chiquibul Fighters

There is good news tonight for a number of agencies manning the Chiquibul where illegal activities, in particular gold panning, are on the increase.  PACT, the Protected Areas Conservation Trust, [...]

Weekend Warriors Cycling Tops Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of weekend sporting activities....]

Press Office’s Pakeman is Cleared in Courts; Evidence Disappeared

The Director of the Government’s Press Office, Dorian Pakeman, walked out of the Magistrate Court this morning, a free man.  In March 2016, Pakeman was accused of causing the death, [...]

Mayor Bradley: Senate Misadventure “Stains” Country, U.D.P. Must Take Action

Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley is taking a tough stand on the fiasco at last week Wednesday’s public hearing of the Senate Special Select Inquiry.  The Mayor says shame on [...]

Bradley Calls for Higher Standards for Elected Officials

Should Brian Audinett be removed as the macebearer from the House? The People’s United Party and several others have called for his removal following his behavior inside the senate hearing. [...]

Ashley Rocke Calls on P.M. to Intervene

Ever since the unprecedented attack on the media attending the May seventeenth public hearing of the Senate Special Select Committee, the press has been sampling responses on the scope of [...]

Senator for Churches Believes ‘Public Servants’ Behind Immigration Scandal

The other major question about the Senate Special Select Committee is whether it has run its course. So far, three members of the Committee have spoken out, with Chairman Aldo [...]

U.S. Watching Bandits’ Use of Coast Guard Boats

Could Minister of Defence John Saldivar be in for a reprimand from the U.S. government? The U.S. Embassy in Belize is said to be gathering information about reports of inappropriate [...]

San Pedro Moves Against Maya Mound Destroyers

Maya mounds dot the island of San Pedro Ambergris Caye. In recent days, the destruction of one has stirred outcry among the folks in the island. The proud mound stood [...]

Sylvestre, Andrews, Gutierrez Switch Posts at Foreign Affairs

There has been a reshuffle of top posts at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Three top diplomats are playing “musical chairs” in the wake of the retirement of chief executive [...]

I.C.J. Referendum in Guatemala in November; Belize Getting Ready

For the past three days, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been meeting with the country’s top pastors and priests. It has to do with the public education campaign on [...]

‘No Timeline’ for Completion of Sarstoon Protocol

In other Guatemala news, the slog continues toward a Sarstoon protocol covering the traversing of the southern boundary by Belizean and Guatemalan civilians.  It has been over a year since [...]

More Drivers Charged in Toledo

The Transport Department continues to clamp down on violators of traffic laws. In the south, two drivers have been taking to court for traffic offences.  Oscar Chen, who is employed [...]

D.P.M. Patrick Faber Back from Cuba Working Visit

A delegation of government officials, including Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber, Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Junior and Minister of State in the Ministry of Health Doctor Angel Campos, returned [...]

Closed Bridge Will Not Affect Belize Border Crossing

A temporary closure has been ordered of the old border crossing at Subteniente Lopez entering Chetumal. The Mexican government asked Belize to cooperate in order to stop vendors who were [...]

Mayor of Belize City Addresses UN Forum on SDGs

Mayor Darrell Bradley returned to the country on Thursday following his participation at the United Nation’s Economic and Social Council’s Forum held at the U.N.’s headquarters in New York City. [...]

Belize City Joins Hands with Seoul, South Korea

The Belize City and the City of Yeosu, South Korea have enjoyed a fifteen-year sister city relationship; and they further strengthened that cooperation today with a memorandum of understanding that [...]

Gateway Youth Center Hosts Health Fair

The saying goes that youth is wasted on the young. But as proven each time someone dies at a younger age than expected – whether by homicide or other natural [...]

San Pedro Town Welcomes New Ambergris Stadium

A state-of-the-art stadium was officially inaugurated on San Pedro on Sunday. The four point four million-dollar facility was constructed through funding from the Belize Infrastructure Limited, along with the San [...]

Belize City Hosts Coconut Fest

Coconut is considered one of the healthiest tropical fruits and there is an abundance of the fruit in Belize.  Along the highways and in the markets, the refreshing water is [...]

A Time for Prayer and Fasting: Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan Begins

Muslims across the world are preparing for Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, in which they fast during the daylight hours from dawn to sunset.  Ramadan is also [...]

DJ “Hard Rock” Murdered on the Boulevard

There was a senseless murder in the city on Wednesday night, breaking a lull of three weeks when Ludwin Lalin was executed not far from his house in the Jane [...]