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Suspected Drug Plane Found Burnt near Chan Chen, Corozal

As earlier as eight a.m. today, reports reaching our newsroom were that the remnants of suspected plane were discovered somewhere in the village of Chan Chen in Corozal District, which [...]

Senators Spar of Barrow’s War Bill against Butane Importers

The government’s war bill against the three major importers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas went to the Senate floor today. Prime Minister Dean Barrow and his government are at war with Belize [...]

The Debate over LPG Price Formula

In October, representatives of Belize Western Energy Limited, Gas Tomza, and Southern Choice Butane (Zeta Gas) met with Prime Minister Dean Barrow to discuss the National Gas Company which in [...]

Elito Puc Beheaded and Dumped near the Border

Former teacher Elito Puc was found dead a week after his disappearance. His headless body turned up along the Belize-Guatemala border on Thursday evening. The family says that they don’t [...]

Customs Officials Say Allegations of an Incident in Santa Cruz Village are an Exaggeration of a Minor Incident

There are serious allegations coming out of Santa Cruz Village in the Orange Walk District. The village is a hotspot for contraband and other illegal activities. The reports speak of [...]

OCEANA Responds to G.O.B.’s Decision on Gillnet

Late on Thursday, Government announced that it had taken a decision to control and eventually phase out gill nets. Government says that the measures are to be carried out over [...]

2-Million-Dollar Fund is Off the Table for Gill Net Users

And so in the government’s decision to control and eventually phase out the use of gill nets in Belize, they turned down a two million dollar fund that the Coalition [...]

Belize Network of N.G.O.s React to G.O.B. Decision on Gillnet

The Belize Network of N.G.O.s also reacted to the government’s decision to retain the use of gillnets.  Senator for the N.G.O.s Osmany Salas says that the N.G.O. community will not [...]

Senate Debates $20M Education Loan Motion

The Senate debated a ten-million-dollar loan motion geared at improving the quality of education. The Inter-American Development Bank-Education Quality Improvement Program is designed to mainly improve the quality and gender [...]

Revisiting Mason’s Political and Business Connects

There was a collective sigh this week, when William Danny Mason and four other men, were found guilty of the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas in June 2016.  Mason, as [...]

Gerald Lamb is on Life Support following Attempt on his Life

In an on camera interview with News Five on December fifth, Vanessa Neal, the first cousin of Gerald Lamb, said that he had died at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. [...]

Murder Trial Continues for Valentine Baptist

A murder trial without jury is taking place in the Supreme Court. The accused is Valentine Baptist, who allegedly murdered nineteen-year-old Devin Parham three years ago. Today, Senior Crown Counsel [...]

Inmate Discovered Dead Behind Bars

Prison authorities at the Hattieville Prison have confirmed that an inmate was discovered dead. The Guatemalan inmate was behind bars since June 2018 for Burglary, Theft and Damage to Property. [...]

Hydro Maya Power Project Bill Gives Private Company Extended Tax Concessions

The Hydro Maya Power Project Bill, 2019 was brought before the Senate today. It is strictly a financial bill that seeks to extend the concession agreement that was signed in 1998 [...]

How Will Belizeans Benefit from Hydro Maya Tax Concessions Extension?

Senator for the N.G.O.s Osmany Salas and Private Sector Senator Mark Lizarraga questioned what are the benefits that Belizeans are receiving through the concessionary agreement given to the private company. [...]

Annual Special Olympics Held at Marion Jones

Young athletes from across the country gathered at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex today where they participated in the annual Special Olympics.  Children with diverse abilities were given an opportunity [...]

See Belize is Launched as Belize’s First Travel Channel

The C.E.O. in the office of the Prime Minister, Audrey Wallace, in her role as the owner of Colorblind Productions, a private company, has partnered with B.T.B. and NICH to [...]

Gerald Lamb is Executed in Biscayne Village

There have been six murders in the past seven days. Over the weekend four persons were killed, another was found dead on Wednesday and by today, there was one more [...]

Headless Body of Elito Puc is Found near Benque/Melchor Border

There is another murder, a retired teacher went missing a week ago; this afternoon his decapitated body was found at a bushy area on this side of the border near [...]

Result of Post-mortem on Michael Cobo Inconclusive, but Who Killed Him?

The family of eighteen-year-old Michael Cobo from San Pedro is still reeling from his recent gruesome murder.  Late on Wednesday, Cobo’s mother identified his body after he had been missing [...]

1 Person Detained for Deadly Beat Down of Edwin Usher

In respect of recent killing, one person is detained pending investigations into the fatal beat-down of Edwin Usher. The forty-nine-year-old handyman of Cedar Street died on November thirtieth; one week [...]

Who Shot Curassow Resident, Godwin Flowers?

Who shot Curassow resident Godwin Flowers and why? Police are investigating an attempt made on Flowers’ life on the evening of December third, just a stone’s throw from where he [...]

Mennonite Couple is Victim of Armed Robbery by Fake Cops

Criminal activity is heightening as the Christmas Season gets underway. In the Barton Creek area in Cayo today, a Mennonite couple was attacked by two men dressed in police uniforms. [...]

Belize City Council Installs Set of Traffic Lights on C.A. Blvd and Neal Penn Road

If part of your routine involves commuting by foot or by vehicle, private or public, there is something to look forward to.  Traversing the Central American Boulevard can be a [...]

The Latest on Candice Miller’s $378,000 Judgment Win Against CitCo

One of the issues haunting City Hall is the huge payment ordered by the Supreme Court to former City Administrator Candice Miller.  As you know, the court awarded Miller a [...]