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Taz is Executed in the Old Capital

While the city streets were quiet over the weekend, today two persons were murdered in a span of fourteen hours. The latest murder victim was executed this afternoon just two [...]

A Couple Is Ambushed in Deadly Shooting: Francis Gill is Shot and Killed

Hours earlier, a Belize City couple was ambushed as they returned to their apartment on Coral Grove after midnight. A gun man, who waylaid them, opened fire instantly killing Francis [...]

Belize Authorities Investigate Aborted Plane Landing

New details surfaced over the weekend regarding the drug plane which attempted to land in Belize early on Friday morning. Approximately one thousand five hundred kilos of cocaine were confiscated [...]

Leader of the Opposition Weighs In on Suspected Drug Plane Landings

When we caught up with Leader of the Opposition John Briceño, we asked him for comment on the recent landings of suspected drug planes in the north. Briceño says we [...]

2 Men Perish in Traffic Accident in Northern Belize

Two men lost their lives over the weekend as a result of a road traffic accident. They are twenty-nine-year-old Jose Bacab of San Pablo Village and thirty-six-year-old Samuel Gonzalez of [...]

Shooting in San Ignacio Town Leaves 2 Men Injured

There were two shootings over the weekend. Two men were hospitalized early on Sunday morning after shots were fired on Hudson Street in San Ignacio Town. It happened at around [...]

Canadian Man Shot, Beaten, Tied and Robbed

A seventy-one-year-old Canadian man was shot, beaten and tied up over the weekend. Pierre Blais was entering his Toyota Eco car at his residence in Hope Creek Village, Stann Creek, [...]

Dianne Finnegan is the New U.D.P. Standard Bearer for Lake I

Activist Dianne Finnegan and wife of Minister Michael Finnegan of the Mesopotamia Division, was elected U.D.P. standard bearer for Lake Independence. While small in numbers for the sprawling constituency, Sunday’s [...]

Ramon Witz is Back in Cayo South for the U.D.P.

There was also a new U.D.P. standard bearer elected in the Cayo South division, but actually he’s a former area rep. Three persons contested to be the caretaker for that [...]

Boots Martinez: Barrow to Take U.D.P. into 4th Term in Government

Minister Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez confirmed today that he was among a group of U.D.P. politicians who held a meeting with PM Dean Barrow prior to last Tuesday’s cabinet meeting. The [...]

Johnny B: PM Staying On Signals No Confidence in U.D.P. Party Leader Hopefuls

So while that the leadership bid is an internal U.D.P. matter, today we asked Leader of the Opposition what he makes of the PM’s decision to demit office until his [...]

Who Will Replace PM Barrow as Leader of the U.D.P.?

In early November, Martinez came out in support of Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, who was considered the dark horse who would have gone head to head against DPM Patrick Faber [...]

John Briceño Says G.O.B. Needs to Address Human Trafficking

Last week we reported on the US Government’s decision to cut non-humanitarian aid and non-trade assistance to Belize. United States President Donald Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum which listed Belize [...]

Eugene Reneau Freed of Rape Charge

A former BWS employee walked from a rape charge today after more than four years awaiting trial. Fifty-six-year-old Eugene Reneau was accused of raping a twenty-seven-year-old woman in March 2014 [...]

AFP Journalist on Covering the I.C.J.

The AFP, or the Agence France-Presse, is an international news agency with over fifteen hundred journalists contributing to its twenty-four-hour news coverage from across the globe. The AFP has one [...]

Weed in the Netherlands

Another question the journalists sought answers for was about the liberal use of marijuana in the Netherlands. It was not so common in The Hague; in fact, it was hardly [...]

Establishing a Comprehensive Social Protection System in Belize

A five-day conference kicked off today in Belize City. Policy makers are attempting to strengthen what is in place to eliminate poverty among the various pockets of the vulnerable populations. [...]

CCCCC launches its LiDar System

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, through the U.S. AID-funded Climate Change Adaptation Programme, launched its Light Detection and Ranging system today in Belize City.  The system, known as LiDAR [...]

FCD Holds 19th AGM in San Ignacio

Friends of Conservation and Development held its nineteenth annual general meeting on Sunday in San Ignacio Town.  The AGM, which was held at the San Ignacio Hotel Resort, was well [...]

The Weekend in Sports

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