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Thieves Hit Premium Wines for Massive Haul

A trio of thieves netted a sizeable haul this morning, ahead of the extended carnival weekend and tenth holiday, during an armed robbery at Premium Wines and Spirits on Newtown [...]

Bar Association Raises Concerns Over State of Public Emergency

There is growing concern within the legal fraternity regarding the recent declaration of a state of public emergency in the George Street and Mayflower Street communities.  The Bar Association of [...]

Defense Attorney Says Detention is Not the Solution to Crime

The legal basis for establishing the state of public emergency in two areas is coming under question in many quarters. Defense Attorney Dickie Bradley, is also opposing the state of [...]

Attorneys Prepare to Represent Persons Illegally Detained

As we have reported, over a hundred persons were detained since the morning of September fifth, including adults and minors following the signing of the proclamation by the Governor General [...]

Tourism Minister Supports “State of Public Emergency” Measure

We did find today support for the proclamation by Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia. He has no problem with the Governor General invoking the constitutional powers to address the issue [...]

Gang Members Flee Belize City

In the three days since the government declared a state of public emergency in Mayflower and George Street areas, masked law enforcement officers have barged into the homes of residents [...]

Cache of Firearms and Ammunition Found in Cayo

This leads us to a joint operation between San Ignacio Police and officers of the Special Branch Unit which resulted in the discovery of several high powered firearms and ammunition [...]

Audit Report Reveals Contracts That Were Not Put for Tender

Tabled last week Friday in the House of Representatives was the Report of the Auditor General for the period April 2013 to March 2014. While the purpose of the audit [...]

The Renovated Caye Caulker Municipal Airstrip is Inaugurated

Commercial flights are set to resume services to and from Caye Caulker.  If you’ll recall, last October Maya Island Air and Tropic Air suspended service in Caye Caulker because the [...]

Ashley Meighan on Bail for Murder of Classmate

The number of persons accused of murder, who are applying and successfully getting bail in the Supreme Court, is on an upward trend.  One of the most recent cases involves [...]

Dean Dawson Junior Granted $40,000 Bail

Another person who is out on bail for murder is Dean Dawson Junior.  The Supreme Court granted him bail in the sum of forty thousand dollars. Dawson was charged for [...]

G.O.B. to Address Sargassum Problem

The Sargassum problem affecting coastal communities is getting worse. Villagers in Placencia, Hopkins, Seine Bight and residents of San Pedro have been battling with the stench and toxins released into [...]

Belmopan Resident Awarded for Being Honest

Belmopan resident Kevin Bautista today was recognized for being an honest individual. Last month, while dining in a restaurant in Belmopan, Bautista found a wallet containing about a thousand dollars [...]

An Ambulance is Donated to Boost Emergency Services in Southern Belize

There is limited number of ambulances to serve patients in southern Belize, but that number grew by one today.  With assistance from the Rotary Club of Edmonton, Canada and the [...]

Belize Celebrates International Literacy Day

Belize joined the rest of the world today in celebrating International Literacy Day. The event was marked with a fair at the ITVET Compound in Belize City. The Ministry of [...]

UN Joint National Steering Committee Discusses Citizen Security

The third meeting of the United Nations Joint National Steering Committee was held today in Belize City and it was co-chaired by Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington and UN Resident Coordinator [...]

Mas Camp Day 3: Mas Bands Ready for the Road

Get ready for Saturday’s carnival road march and stay tuned to this station for our live coverage beginning at one p.m. with the J’ouvert. Now, there are fewer mas bands [...]

3-day Concert Weekend Sees Ernestine and Beenie Man Gracing the Stage

Music lovers from across the country will converge on the Old Capital this carnival weekend for three nights of concert performances from Belizean and international artists.  It’s a ticket that [...]