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Patrol Base at Bacalar Chico to Deter Cross Border Criminal Activities

North Ambergris Caye has been an area well-known for illicit activities, from wet drops to murders and drug trafficking.  Narco-traffickers, in particular, have been operating there with general ease in [...]

National Security Minister Comments on Latest Sarstoon Showdown

National Security Minister John Saldivar says he was surprised when he was informed that Guatemalan Armed Forces continued to attempt to prevent Belizeans from traveling on the Sarstoon River.  That [...]

Pathologist Takes the Stand in the Murder Trial of Danny Mason and Co-Accused Men

The murder trial of William “Danny” Mason continued in the courtroom of Justice Antoinette Moore in the Belmopan Supreme Court. Mason and four other men, accused with the beheading of [...]

How Can the Citrus Industry Rebound?

Can the citrus industry rebound? That’s the question we posed to officials of the Citrus Growers Association when we met for a one-on-one interview on Thursday.  Hit by citrus greening, [...]

Adar Awe Perishes in Fatal RTA on Hummingbird Highway

There was a fatal road traffic accident along the Hummingbird Highway last evening between miles thirty-six and thirty-seven.  The mishap involving a Ford Escape SUV happened shortly after six o’clock [...]

Fruit Vendor’s Van Destroyed by Fire

On Thursday night, just after eight, a vendor’s van was destroyed by fire in Belize City. Fifty-eight-year-old Barrington Usher of Saint Matthews Village told police that he was driving the [...]

Carden Lewis Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Nine persons from Hattieville, Belize District were dragged to court this afternoon to be arraigned on a single count of possession of a controlled drugs, to wit, one thousand and [...]

Christopher Hyde is Fined for Being the Leader of a Gang

While Christopher Hyde is free, he has a fine of five thousand dollars to pay for being the leader of a gang.  Hyde, of a West Street address, claims he [...]

A Basketball Tournament in Honor of Major Pain

Thirty-six-year-old Allyson Major Junior will be laid to rest on Saturday in Belize City, while an investigation is yet to be concluded into the circumstances surrounding his shooting death at [...]

Training for Labour Officers: Trafficking in Persons and Migrant Smuggling

The Ministry of Labour and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) held a workshop today in Belize City to offer specialized training for labour officers in the areas of trafficking [...]

SIB Grants 3 Full Scholarships

Three Belizeans have received full scholarships awarded by the Statistical Institute of Belize in partnerships with the Inter-American Development Bank and the University of Belize. Scholarships for Bachelor’s degree in [...]

190 Police Cadets Complete Summer Programme

Today the Belize Police Department held its closing ceremony for its national annual cadet summer program. The programme, in its twenty-second consecutive year, saw the participation of almost two hundred [...]