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Major drug trial implicating two lawmen is adjourned; Police’s Prosecution Attorney on sick leave

A major and sensational drug case in which a high ranking police officer and a constable have been charged came up today in the Orange Walk courts.  The trial of [...]

Families of accused Mexicans seek meeting with Attorney Dickie Bradley; they allege police abuse

Following today’s adjournment, Attorney Dickie Bradley told us that the families of the Mexican nationals implicated in this case have requested a meeting. The men, Eli Figueroa Nunez and Azarias [...]

A driver twice the age of a minor is charged with her sexual assault

In Belize City, a driver who was allegedly caught in a compromising position with a fifteen-year-old minor this past Tuesday, appeared unrepresented.  Police believe that Steven Castillo had sexually abused [...]

An alleged burglar arrives in court in wheelchair

A burglary at the home of a teacher ended badly for one of two accused burglars. Thirty-six-year-old Security guard, Leon Duncan, a Ladyville resident, arrived in court this morning in [...]

Final decision on foreign buses on hold

Earlier this month, the Ministry of Transport reported that an agreement of sorts had been reached in respect of Mexican and Guatemalan buses transiting Belize. This came in the wake [...]

What’s Up at Princess Royal Youth Hostel

The situation at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel remains volatile where a number of young girls have been involved in unrest at the facility since August tenth. On that Saturday [...]

Belize National Spatial Data Infrastructure Web Portal Unveiled

After ten years in the pipeline, a modern web portal was unveiled this morning by the Ministry of Natural Resources at the Belize Biltmore Plaza. The system will be collecting [...]

Making the Highways Climate Change Resilient

Representing the Minister of Economic Development at today’s Memorandum of Understanding signing was C.E.O. Yvonne Hyde. Hyde is also the Chair of the Project Steering Committee of the Belize Climate [...]

Police Department to Introduce New Ceremonial Dress

The police will soon be donning a new, formal attire pending approval for members of the Belize Police Department. The regalia will be used for ceremonial activities, as well as [...]

Police Department places more boots on the streets as September Celebrations kick off

The September celebration activities get underway this weekend and the Belize Police Department is ready. In the bi-weekly press brief, today Head of the Crimes Investigation Branch in Belize City, [...]

Tensions Grow at Belize Rural High School

Tensions continue to grow at Belize Rural High School in Double Head Cabbage though students are back in the classrooms. Five teachers of the relatively small school decided to show [...]

Belizeans Living in Florida Brace for Hurricane Dorian

The Belize Consulate in Florida has issued a statement in respect to the approaching hurricane, Dorian. Hurricane Dorian gained strength in the Atlantic Wednesday night, and millions of people in Florida were [...]

Japan Gifts a New Compactor to Belmopan City Council

Representatives from the Government of Japan were in Belmopan today for the official handing over of a much needed garbage collecting truck. Mayor Khalid Belisle received the compactor on behalf [...]

Eight High School Students Awarded Lions Scholarships

The Lions Club stepped up big time on Wednesday night providing scholarships to a group of students. After a thorough view of applications, eight students were selected to receive the [...]

Ya’axché Summer Camp 2019 a Success!

One hundred young men and women of eight communities in southern Belize came together at Ya’axché’s Field Station for a highly interactive and educational week. The annual summer camp focused [...]

Miss Universe Belize Donates to Young Men of Wagner’s Youth Facility

Miss Universe Belize Jenelli Fraser dropped by the Wagner’s Facility on the George Price Highway this morning as part of the community work she is undertaking during her year of [...]

Healthy Living Looks at Early Assessments & Interventions for Learning Disabilities

By Monday, all children across the country will be back in the classrooms, getting ready to start a new academic year. Naturally, parents get nervous about the success of their [...]