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No Drugs Found on Business Type Jet that Crash Landed in Blue Creek

Just eleven days ago, a Beechcraft Super King Air Two Hundred landed on an illegal airstrip off the Coastal Road. Sixty million dollars worth of cocaine were confiscated from the [...]

Opposition Leader: G.O.B. Not Serious in Tracking Suspected Drug Planes

While police investigate this most recent jet landing, the Opposition Leader John Briceño says government is not taking the matter of taking these suspected drug planes as seriously as it [...]

Jebran “Sucu” Wagner is Fatally Shot at a Party on Coney Drive

There was a murder in the city over the weekend. Twenty-one-year-old Jebran Wagner, who lives on Majestic Alley, was fatally shot at a house party on Coney Drive. Originally from [...]

Farmer Chopped to Death; Family Speculates that Jealousy May be the Motive

There was another murder, but in southern Belize. A Guatemalan national was killed on his farm sometime on Sunday. The Pomona resident was found with massive chop wounds on his [...]

One Person Detained for Pomona Murder

Today, the Head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch ACP Joseph Myvett spoke with the media about the murder in the Stann Creek Valley. Police say that they are following [...]

Tribunal Concludes: Fate of 3 Cops in Nestor Vasquez’s Case Announced

The Commissioner of Police says that the cops, who were placed on interdiction in connection with the death of sixty-year-old Nestor Vasquez Junior, have been found guilty by a tribunal. [...]

Commissioner Says Crowd was Wrong; Police Acted with Restraint

There was outrage over the manner in which members of the Belize Police Department carried out the arrest of a teenage minor in Belize City last week. The incident involved [...]

Commissioner of Police Weighs In on Rights and Responsibilities of Children

And since that video has gone viral on Facebook, a number of persons and organizations have weighed in on what appears to be use of excessive force on a child. [...]

Marconi Leal Challenging Registration of 72 Voters

The People’s United Party is challenging the registration of a long list of voters. Last week, leaked lists of several divisions showed the addresses of some houses with mass registration [...]

P.U.P. Area Rep, Councillor Explain Voter’s List Criticism

The new voter’s lists also show several persons living at fifty-three Kelly Street/ Freetown Road.  The address is the home of Belize City P.U.P. councilor Deltrude Hilton. The documents show [...]

John Briceño: “We need to strengthen democracy in this country”

The trove of documents showing apparent voter padding raises the question if the countrywide re-registration exercise fulfilled its purpose which was to clean the voters list. The problem, evidently, still [...]

Opposition Leader Blames Elections and Boundaries Department

The Elections and Boundaries Department says that registering officers shall conduct investigations into the facts set out in each application. If the registering officer is not satisfied then the elector [...]

One Man Injured in Night Club Shooting in San Pedro

There was a shooting in the early hours of this morning at a night club in San Pedro Town. Police say that the incident started with a fight and left [...]

A Home Invasion in King’s Park

There was a scary home invasion in the neighbourhood of King’s Park, Belize City. The aggravated burglary occurred around seven-fifteen on September twenty-seventh at the corner of Nursey and Saint [...]

Another Attempt on the Life of Mark Clarke

Back in February of this year, forty-two-year-old Marl Clarke was shot to the head near Pitts Alley on north side Belize City. He survived the incident, but no one had [...]

Mexicans Busted with Firearms in the North

Two armed Mexican nationals were picked up near the border over the weekend. Police say both men had firearms and are now in police detention awaiting charges.  At today’s press [...]

Robbers Target Moneygram/I.C.B.

A Moneygram outlet at the I.C.B. office on Central American Boulevard in Belize City was robbed on Friday morning after eleven. Two armed men held up the security and made [...]

P.U.P. Holds National Party Council Meeting

On Saturday the People’s United Party’s National Party Council gathered at Memorial Park in Belize City. The party celebrated its sixty-ninth anniversary during its National Party Council and passed several [...]

Julius Espat Reappointed as Deputy Party Leader for the P.U.P.

One the resolutions passed on Saturday was the re-appointment of Julius Espat as the Deputy Party Leader for the west. Espat resigned from the post in July 2018.  He was [...]

P.S.U. is Issued Eviction Notice

Last November, the Public Service Union learnt that its Belmopan Hilltop headquarters had been sold from under their feet by the Belmopan City Council. It was acquired by a Chinese [...]

Dr. Colin Young Leaving S.S.B.

Doctor Colin Young has decided to move on from the Social Security Board. He took the post of Chief Executive Officer in January 2017, but less than three years after [...]

Innovation + Tourism Talk: Learning Tips to Expand & Grow Industry

A number of high profile strategists are taking part in Innovation and Tourism Talk, an event organized by the Belize Tourism and Industry Association.  Stakeholders involved in tourism are getting [...]

Highlights of the Weekend in Sports

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

Remaining Two Honduran Drug Runners Are Remanded to Central Prison

Two men from Honduras are behind bars tonight charged in connection and a Venezuelan plane laden with sixty million dollars of cocaine that landed off the Coastal Road on the [...]

Juan Pablo Larrea Cruz has Ecuadorian Brother Who is Allegedly Linked to Sinaloa Drug Cartel

The media in Ecuador and even in Mexico has picked up the news of the arrest of the foreign nationals for landing and attempting to move a cargo of cocaine [...]