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Biggest Cocaine Haul in Belize’s History is Recorded

The biggest cocaine bus here in Belize took place in the wee hours of this morning. Combined work of the Belize Defense Force, the Police and Central American counterparts tracked [...]

ComPol Williams Says Members of Security Forces, Belizeans Involved in Plane Landings

Unlike other instances when the police have come up empty-handed—only to find remnants of burnt planes—the Gulf Stream this morning was intercepted on the illegal airstrip loaded with sixty-nine bales [...]

ComPol Says Additional Resources Needed to Fight Illicit Drug Trade

Police are spread thin and under-resourced in the fight against the illicit drug trade, which uses sophisticated equipment to evade the long arms of the law. Williams says that the [...]

Chester Williams: Police Presence Prevents Most Plane Landings

The Commissioner of Police acknowledges that every plane landing gives Belize a black eye and there have been three since the start of the year.  But according to Chester Williams, [...]

ComPol Speaks on Drug Activity in the Region

The excess production of cocaine in Colombia has been causing increased activity in getting the drug into the North American market, where the appetite is insatiable. It means that the [...]

New Minister of National Security Comments on Drug Seizure

The most recent drug bust, on record as the largest confiscation of narcotics in Belize‘s history, comes on the heels of the latest Cabinet change where Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte [...]

P.U.P. to Vote for No Confidence Motion

Buoyed by the support of thousands at Sunday’s anti-corruption demonstration, the opposition People’s United Party is stepping up its pressure and now going to a Special Sitting of the House [...]

P.U.P. Outraged About Secret Sale of Prime Land in Belmopan

Aside from a motion of no confidence to be moved in the House in the coming days, the Opposition is tonight expressing outrage at reports of another secret agreement and [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Describes Upcoming National Party Council

The United Democratic Party is hosting another National Party Council meeting this Saturday, the second in less than a month, to decide on a timeline during which interested candidates can [...]

Escapee Omar Cahueque is Wanted

Police have released the photograph of this man, Omar Cahueque, from Corozal Town. Cahueque is on the lam, having escaped from police custody this morning in Corozal Town. The inmate [...]

ComPol Chester Williams Defends ACP Marco Vidal

The Police Department is facing public cynicism after a check through Interpol did not detect the long list of illegalities involving accused fraudster Lev Dermen. Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco [...]

ComPol on the Credibility of Police

The Commissioner of Police also defended his own reputation as the top cop. That came about when he was reminded that not too long ago, the Police Department was tasked [...]

Honing Skills on Crime Scene Reconstruction

With heightened criminal activity, personnel from the National Forensic Science Service are receiving training in forensic ballistics, toxicology and legal medicine.  A team of technical experts, through the support of [...]

S.J.C. Breaks Ground for State of the Art Science Facility

Construction of a new five-million dollar building is about to begin on the compound of Saint John’s College in Belize City. Over the years, there has been a continuous and [...]

D.O.E. Placed a Stop Order on Road Works in Riversdale

The Department of Environment says that a stop order has been placed on the construction of a road in Riversdale. As we’ve been reporting this week, residents in that southern [...]

D.O.E. Says Road Works Didn’t Have Permits and Clearances!

So, what’s next for road construction?  As we’ve reported, the road would give access to lands in Riversdale where a big development is expected to be established.  When we spoke [...]

Corozal Town Gets 19 High Definition Cameras

Corozal Town Council inaugurated the installation of nineteen surveillance cameras in the town on Wednesday. Since last year, the Council and Belize Police Department have been working to set up [...]

A Management System to Monitor & Evaluate Impact of EPA

A results-based management system to monitor the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement between CARIFORUM and the E.U. is being put in place across the region to track the impacts [...]

International Trade Consultant on limitations

International Trade Consultant Errol Humphrey has been advising the CARIFORUM Directorate and its member states on the monitoring of the Economic Partnership Agreement, known as the EPA. Humphrey says that [...]

Santa Cruz Farmers Up in Arms…

Farmers in the villages of Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and San Roman in the south are up in arms. Villagers, who rely on the land to provide for their families [...]

…Farmers Will Protest!

According to Scott, the expected sale of the land in question and subsequent development will have an adverse effect on not only villagers of Santa Cruz, but those from San [...]

Healthy Living: Covid-19 Personal Prevention Plan

The entire world is still on edge as we continue to see the rapid spread of the new virus, COVID-19. Locally, the Ministry of Health’s surveillance efforts continue at the [...]