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Another Suspected Drug Plane Down in Corozal

The illicit drug trade appears to be thriving in northern Belize.  In the past twenty-four-hours, two suspected drug planes, or what was left of them, were found at different locations [...]

Going Inside the ‘BSAG Eight’ Case

There are more details tonight on the deadly beating of Ariel Audinette Salazar at his house in Orange Walk.  Eight lawmen are spending their second night behind bars, charged with [...]

Cameras Did Not Record Humphrey Mitchell Death in Police Vehicle

The death of forty-four-year-old Humphrey Mitchell on Saturday has prompted the Belize Police Department to revisit its standard operating procedures where arrests and transportation of persons in custody are concerned.  [...]

Kirk Lamb Accuses Ex-Boss Minister of Questionable Transactions

Kirk Lamb had been an employee of Government Minister Anthony Martinez for nearly a quarter-century, until his recent termination. But Lamb says insult was added to injury when he found [...]

Sandra Jovel Comes to Belize; Warmly Welcomed

The Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala were today at the western border for an official visit to the office of the Organization of American States, joined by the new [...]

It Has to Be the I.C.J., Say Ministers

Both Foreign Ministers were asked about the positions in both countries concerning taking the claim to the I.C.J. It has been suggested that older Guatemalans are more predisposed to supporting [...]

Mexican Vice-Minister Visits Belize This Week

There is another high level visit coming up. Officials from Mexico are scheduled to arrive this coming Friday. The Undersecretary for Latin America and the Caribbean, Ambassador Luis Alfonso de [...]

19-Year Jail Term for Accused in Immigration Fraud

In the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court, Corozal Town resident Mark Antonio Rosales was on Monday ordered to serve nineteen years’ imprisonment. He was unable to pay fines of forty-six thousand dollars [...]

Trio Nabbed in Seventh Avenue, Corozal robbery

There was an armed robbery last Thursday in Corozal Town on the Seventh Avenue, which was caught on surveillance camera. The masked armed men are seen attacking the owner of [...]

Get Your Education Letters, says P.U.P.

Minister of Education and Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber last week insisted that Government could not find any money to pay school fees and for vehicles because of the Financial [...]

Taxes Going Up? P.U.P. to Consult Chamber

Opposition Leader John Briceño says he expects that there will be some unpleasant consequences for alleged Government misspending in the forthcoming budget. But as to the specific question of raising [...]

Opposition Full of Energy in Last Lap of Campaign

Briceño has been working just as hard as his municipal candidates in the last few weeks. Just this past weekend alone he has been to municipalities in the South and [...]

Why P.U.P. Doesn’t Need Lord Ashcroft’s Money

The party leader also addressed questions of campaign financing. The P.U.P. continues to be dogged by accusations of obtaining funds from Lord Michael Ashcroft, but Briceño insists it is not [...]

Dion Leslie and U.D.P. Walking the Old Capital

One of the hardest political battles will be waged in Belize City on March seventh. It is the biggest municipality with as many as forty-five thousand voters. The departing Mayor [...]

Corozaleños Meet Mayoral Candidates Rigo Vellos & Richard Quan

A team also headed to Corozal Town and found the political parties on the ground in the last leg of the campaign before the elections. The town is swamped with [...]

PUMA Promises Steady Supply Despite Issues

The Government of Belize has insisted that it is not in debt for fuel shipments from Venezuela through Curacao as part of the Petrocaribe agreement. But a Mexican online media [...]

B.E.L. Enters Stronger Relationship with Mexico’s C.F.E.

Belize Electricity Limited, one week ago, signed a new power purchase agreement which continues B.E.L.’s ability to buy more from Mexico and create new opportunities for energy trade. With stable [...]

G.S.U., G.O.B. Parodied in Episode of NBC’s “Taken”

We end the news broadcast tonight with a story close to home. Local fans of NBC’s crime drama Taken were astonished by the plot of a recent episode titled Hammurabi, [...]