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Suspected Drug Plane Lands in Monkey River Area

A suspected drug plane landed in the Monkey River area sometime late Wednesday night and early this morning. By the time authorities arrived on the scene, the passengers were gone [...]

Ruta Maya Founder, Richard Harrison, Perishes in RTA Near Ontario

Well-known businessman, Richard Harrison perished in a traffic accident this afternoon. He was travelling in his SUV when pieces of lumber from a flatbed truck landed on his vehicle. The [...]

U.D.P. Leadership Convention to Limited Media Access on Feb. 9th

The executive of the United Democratic Party, following a meeting of its National Party Council last Saturday, has decided to limit access to the local media in covering the upcoming [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Says Media Invited for Counting of Ballots

According to August, at the conclusion of the vote, the media will be invited to witness the counting of ballots, as well as the party leader’s address and the leader-elect’s [...]

Jacob Kingston Testifies on Lev Dermen’s Introduction to Belize

Jacob Kingston continued with his testimony in the Salt Lake court at today’s sitting. Kingston’s testimony is highly anticipated and is critical for the prosecution if it is to seal [...]

A Belizean Perspective on the Effects of Novel Coronavirus in China

The death toll due to the novel corona virus continues to climb; it is reported that more than five hundred and fifty persons have died since the outbreak in Wuhan, [...]

Attorney Explains Ashcroft’s Addition to Legal Challenge

As we reported on Wednesday, Lord Michael Ashcroft has formally applied to join a lawsuit against the Government of Belize that was brought by the Belize Peace Movement.   Ashcroft’s application [...]

What if the Court Rules in Favor of Redistricting?

We asked Marshalleck about the odds of conducting a redistricting exercise ahead of the upcoming general elections given what appears to be a stringent timeline.  He says that should the [...]

Shooting at the Belize-Guatemala Border

Unconfirmed reports are that several gunshots were fired around at the Belize-Guatemala border around ten o’clock on Wednesday night. Photos circulated of shattered glasses caused by the shooting. Reports are [...]

Police Detain Robbers Who Jacked Henry’s Supermarket

On Wednesday afternoon, just after twelve-thirty, a pair of robbers walked into Henry’s Supermarket on College Road in Corozal Town and held up the proprietor at gunpoint. The men got [...]

Police Detain One for La Popular Robbery; Looking for Another

Police have detained one person and looking for another in connection with the robbery of La Popular Bakery on Cemetery Road in Belize City. Just before eight on Tuesday night, [...]

Steel Pans for the U.B., the Belize Bank Grants a Generous Donation

The University of Belize has received a generous donation to start up the “UB Steel.”  The donation of fifty thousand dollars was made by the Belize Bank at the end [...]

OCEANA – “Ban on Gillnets must be decisive”

Last December, the government made a surprise decision that drew criticism from many quarters when it declared that in respect of gillnets, there would be a control and eventual phase [...]

2 Men Charged with Murder For Separate Killings in Corozal

On Tuesday, we reported that two men were charged for separate killings that happened in Concepcion Village in the Corozal District.  Today, Senior Superintendent of Police Hilberto Romero shared details [...]

Update on Shooting Death of Brian Harris

Police say that the death of Brian Harris is now being investigated as a murder. As we reported almost two weeks ago, Harris passed away after being in and out [...]

Mediation Training for Community Workers Who Come in Contact with Youths in Conflict

A weeklong event in Belize City is sharpening the skills of police officers and others who deal with persons, particularly youth, involved in crime.  Restore Belize has organized a training [...]

An International Capacity Building Training to Address Online Chid Exploitation

Representatives from various institutions including Human Services, the Police Department and members from the Judiciary, including judges and prosecutors have been engaged in a three-day workshop on the online exploitation [...]

There is Need for Cybercrime Legislation

ICMEC is based in Alexandria, Virginia in the U.S.A. According to data available, most of the abuse starts at home; twenty-five percent of the abuses are committed by someone in [...]

A Building Series Workshop Wraps Up in Belize City

About two months ago we showed you the start of a series of workshops called the ‘Municipal Building Unit Awareness Workshop Series.’  The Ministry of Housing, along with its partners, [...]