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960 Kilos of Cocaine Found on Mexican Side 2 Days after Jet Crash Lands in Belize

Earlier this week, a Gulfstream jet was found damaged and abandoned near the Blue Creek community at a feeder road. It had all the seats inside so the thinking was [...]

Sex Offender Captured in Belize Offered $1 Million Cash Bond in U.S.A.

There is a development in the case of a U.S. national captured at a Ladyville apartment on September nineteenth.   The police apprehended sixty-year-old Ladd Duane Ottofy who was residing at [...]

MS-13 Gang Member Deported to El Salvador

Thirty-six-year-old Tomas Alexander Paises has been deported to his country of origin. Paises was arrested for being a member of the MS-thirteen gang and deported to El Salvador. He was [...]

The Wait Continues for Statement from Mason’s Final Witness

The case against William “Danny” Mason and four accused men continues to languish in the Belmopan Supreme Court.  A statement from a witness, a U.S. Embassy employee, for Mason has [...]

Final Submissions are Made in Claim Against CitCo

A decision will be handed down this Friday afternoon in a claim brought by former city administrator Candace Miller against the Belize City Council for unlawful termination.  Attorneys Magali Perdomo [...]

Did Reynaldo Verde Have an Accomplice?

Reynaldo Verde remains locked up in the U.S. on charges of extortion and attempted extortion having been denied bail on Wednesday. His attorney, Tyler Trumbach, says that his client denies [...]

Cheaper and Better Quality Butane to Come

On Wednesday, representatives from three butane companies namely Belize Western Energy Limited, Gas Tomza, and Southern Choice Butane (Zeta Gas) met with Prime Minister Dean Barrow. On the table for [...]

Man Drowns in Belize River

On Wednesday morning, the body of Salvadoran national Raul Rivelo was retrieved from the Manatee Lookout area in the Belize River.  Rivelo’s friend, Walter Gomez, reported to police that Rivelo [...]

Shooting Victim Critical in K.H.M.H.

Forty-two-year-old Belize City resident Eugene Tillett was shot on Wednesday night on Ebony Street. Tillett was reportedly making his way to Central American Boulevard when the gunman appeared and fired [...]

Man Shot in Belize City; No Suspects So Far

There was another shooting on Ebony Street in Belize City. This one happened on Tuesday night where twenty-eight-year-old Linsford Baldwin was targetted.  Sometime after eight that night, Baldwin was along [...]

Man Charged For Robbing 90-year-old of 2K

Police say that twenty-two-year-old Aaron Munnings robbed a ninety-year-old man of two thousand dollars. Munnings was arrested and charged with one count of robbery. This charges stems from an incident [...]

Fire Guts House in Lords Bank

The day did not start and end well for Arlene Gordon, a resident of Lords Bank, Ladyville. At about seven-thirty, a fire erupted inside her house and spread quickly completely [...]

Norris Meighan Senior Guilty of Possession of Conch During Closed Season

Norris Meighan Senior, four of his sons and another man were found on the vessel ‘Carlita M’ in possession of three hundred and ninety-nine conchs during the closed season. They [...]

Erwin Lanza Pleads Guilty to Possession of Homemade Firearm

A pair of siblings from Ladyville and Belize City was before the court today on a single charge of possession of a homemade firearm. Erwin Anthony Lanza and his older [...]

CARICOM Member States Press CAHFSA on Numerous Agricultural Health and Food Safety Matters

Agricultural health and food safety in the Caribbean were the focus of discussions today at the series of CARICOM meetings taking place at the Biltmore in Belize City. Today’s session [...]

The Effects of Sargassum on the Caribbean Fisheries Industry

The spread of Sargassum has affected numerous countries in the region where tourism is a primary industry. In the margins of the ongoing CARICOM meetings, we got an update on [...]

Immigration Minister on Migrant Surge in Central America

A surge of migrants from Central America specifically El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, is pushing governments in the region and beyond to re-examine relevant policies. Migrants, including a growing number [...]

Hobbs Launches its Own Calendar

U.S.A.-based Hobbs Brewing Company started distribution of twelve ounce cans and kegs from out of Placencia earlier this year.  Hobbs’ production in Belize features two super-premium beers called the Wildcat [...]

Healthy Living: The Elderly in Belize

Recently, the more common news reports about the elderly population in Belize have been about crimes where older persons are victims. It is just one of the vulnerabilities that this [...]