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Wild West on Coney Drive: Police and Suspected Thief Eena Shootout

Coney Drive here in the city was in mayhem and traffic backed up this afternoon after a shootout between police and two men known to the law. Police were on [...]

Keshawn Dennison is Targeted by Gunman

There was another shooting just before nine o’clock on Tuesday night in Belize City. Twenty-five-year-old Keshawn Dennison was among a group of men gathered at the corner Laura Dunn Street [...]

Danny Mason et al Taken to Court for Arraignment for Kidnapping of a Mennonite Couple

The head of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas was found inside a bucket in the pan of the truck of the notorious William “Danny” Mason in the parking lot of Barrio Fino [...]

DOE Withdraws Charges Against Developer Dion Zabaneh

Private developer Dion Zabaneh is free to proceed with filling lot number 4670, after charges against him for infractions that were purportedly committed in defiance of the Environmental Protection Act [...]

P.S.U. Condemns Request by Paulette Elrington

A package of allowances and salary to the tune of one hundred and ninety-one thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars annually was requested for approval from public funds on behalf [...]

CARICOM Proposes Montevideo Mechanism to Address Venezuelan Crisis

Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington departed the country on Tuesday for Uruguay, along with Ambassadors Daniel Gutierrez and Lou-Anne Burns as well as former O.A.S. Ambassador Lisa Shoman to participate in [...]

Belize Does Not Support U.S. Interference in Venezuela

So while the statement at the O.A.S. by Belize was sanctioned, according to DPM Faber, Belize will not support any type of intervention or interference from any international superpower, such [...]

U.D.P. Leadership Convention Set for February 2020

On January twenty-sixth, the United Democratic Party’s National Party Council decided that its leadership convention will be held in February 2020. Up to date, there are only two known candidates [...]

Minister Faber Expresses Confidence in FM Elrington

While we had the minister, we asked him about another statement from cabinet colleague Elrington in an interview with this station. When asked to respond to the P.U.P.’s umpteenth call [...]

A Challenge to the Validity of the Compromis Soon to be Filed

In the next few days, a group of attorneys are set to file a constitutional challenge in the Supreme Court. The group will be challenging the validity of the Compromis, [...]

Should Belize Go to the I.C.J., Not Knowing the Extent of Guatemalan Claim?

The challenge comes less than two months before the April tenth referendum when voters are to decide on whether or not to take the claim to the I.C.J.  It’s been [...]

Why Was Former Mexican President Vicente Fox in Belize?

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox was in the country last week. He was not on official business for the Mexican government, but held a brief meeting with Prime Minister Dean [...]

Las Flores Resident Drowns

Today, the Lemus/Vargas family of Las Flores in the outskirts of Belmopan laid their loved one to rest. Thirty-four-year-old Angelino Lemus was discovered dead on Monday in the river near [...]

Year 2 of Education Expo a Success

The Ministry of Education today hosted its second annual B-TOO Education Expo. High school students from across the country filed into the Belize Civic Center to get first-hand information from [...]

Agriculture C.E.O. Addresses Potato Farmers’ Concerns

On Tuesday, we reported on the mounting worries of dozens of potato farmers in San Carlos Village, Orange Walk. The farmers are concerned that they will not be able to [...]

Fishermen Claim That They Were Unfairly Removed from “Sandbore Caye”

A group of fishermen from Sarteneja Village says that they are being targeted by the Belize Coast Guard. According to the fishermen, last year the Coast Guard removed them from [...]

Captain Bennett says Coast Guard Acted within its Purview

When we reached out to the Belize Coast Guard, they had a different version of the story. According to Captain Elton Bennett, they have offered multiple notices to the occupants [...]

More Firearms are Taken Off the Streets

The Belize Police Department has taken a number of weapons off the streets in the last few days. Some of the weapons were found in abandoned lots and two were [...]

B.P.D.’s Mobile Interdiction Team Continues to Tackle Cross-Border Firearms Trafficking

And while the police department is happy to remove the guns off the streets, they know that it takes more than searching suspicious persons and combing empty lots. So, what [...]

ComPol Meets with Reporters to Strengthen Media/Police Relationship

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams is still settling into his seat as the new top cop in law enforcement and part of his familiarization entails revisiting the sometimes difficult relationship [...]

An Explanation for a Sometimes Challenging Partnership

Hyde explains from the police’s point of view why the relationship with the media has been strained in the past.   Douglas Hyde, Director, Media & Public Relations, BPD “The [...]

Belmopan CitCo Garbage Truck Spills Trash across Hummingbird Highway

Today, a driver along the Hummingbird Highway captured a flow of garbage near mile forty-nine. The garbage wasn’t litter along the road; it was garbage being transferred to the dump [...]