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Corporal Reynaldo Choco is Laid to Rest in Big Falls

A solemn ceremony was held in the village of Big Falls, Toledo, for fallen soldier Corporal Reynaldo Choco. His flag-draped casket was carried from his house in the village, to [...]

Grieving Wife Not Satisfied with BDF Silent Treatment

The Belize Defense Force has come under fire for the manner in which it handled the notification of the families of the deceased airmen.  As with Jean Baizar, who lost [...]

“You can never be informed quickly enough” – Mike Peyrefitte

While the B.D.F. effected its internal protocols to confirm that all four men had indeed perished in the crash before notifying their respective next of kin of the tragedy, it [...]

Preliminary Report into Helicopter Crash Completed

A preliminary report following an investigation into the deadly helicopter crash has been submitted to Rear Admiral John Borland, who is coordinating a probe into the incident that claimed four [...]

Families of Deceased Airmen are Expected to be Compensated

The issue of compensation for the families of the four deceased airmen has been raised in light of the fact that B.D.F. personnel do not qualify for social security benefits.  [...]

Who Will Now Lead BDF Air Wing?

The untimely demise of the head of the B.D.F. Air Wing, as well as his second-in-command, has left a vacuum in the leadership of that military unit and in the [...]

ComPol speaks on narco jet!

Earlier today, the press caught up with Commissioner of Police Chester Williams outside the gate of the Port of Belize. The Commissioner was there to mediate a matter related to [...]

Suspected drug plane circling over Belize?

And while Belize is still reeling from the deadly crash involved in the last interception of the drug plane off the Coastal Road, there was another aircraft circling over the [...]

Social worker killed in the city!

A well-known social worker, a counselor in Belize City, was shot and killed on Tuesday evening. He was the first murder victim in a shooting spree on Tuesday evening. From [...]

Who killed Keith Courtenay and why?

The second murder on Tuesday evening happened about ten minutes after Michael Barrera was killed and this time it took place on the corner of Ebony and Sarstoon Streets in [...]

Barber shot inside his shop is recovering.

In Tuesday’s newscast we reported on the shooting of fifty-two-year-old barber John Crawford. He was inside his business around four-twenty that evening when a man entered the shop and fired [...]

ComPol speaks on violence in the City!

As you heard in our reports tonight, two men were killed and another narrowly escaped an attempt on his life. Today the media asked Commissioner of Police about the eruption [...]

An update on jet plane drug cargo!

Less than twenty-four hours after Belize Police Department intercepted one of the biggest drug cargos on record, the deaths of the four Belize Defence Soldiers were reported and that tragedy [...]

Belizean Man Sentenced to 18 Years in US Federal Prison

Fifty-three-year-old Belizean Moses Anthon Francisco has been sentenced to eighteen years behind bars in the United States. According to news outlets in Iowa, Francisco led law enforcement on a high-speed [...]

Tensions Rise at Stevedores’ Protest

Tensions built up at the Port of Belize today and police had to be called in to cool down the situation. The protesting stevedores grew agitated and blocked heavy equipment [...]

A suspected case of Corona Virus in Quintana Roo

As new cases of the corona virus are showing up around the world, there are still no confirmed cases in Belize. Health authorities, however, warn that it is a matter [...]

Oceana Offers More to Fishers for Transition Phase

Oceana Belize has upped its proposed transitional support to Belizean fishers to two point five million dollars. The N.G.O. has been calling for the absolute ban of the use of [...]

CWU Meets with Ministry of Labor and Port C.E.O.

The meeting between the Christian Workers Union, official representatives for the Port of Belize and the Labour Minister and Labour Commissioner met for more than five hours. C.W.U. President Evan [...]

Port CEO says Meeting was “Good”

At the conclusion of this afternoon’s meeting, the C.E.O. for the Port of Belize Limited, Arturo “Tux” Vasquez, addressed the media. Vasquez says that several agreements have been reached and [...]

Unions Will Act if Government Does Not Comply with Demands

The Public Service Union is echoing the call by the National Trade Union Congress of Belize to stamp out corruption as P.M. Dean Barrow had promised years ago when he [...]

An afternoon fire wipes out a structure up north

Fire erupted at a small structure in the village of San Joaquin, Corozal District this afternoon around two o’clock. Fire fighters responded to the call of the fire, but the [...]

D.O.E. Halts Construction of Gas Station in Belmopan

In February, the People’s United Party condemned the decision of Belmopan Mayor Khalid Belisle and his City Council to approve the construction of a gas station immediately in front of [...]

3 cops to be placed on interdiction for extortion charge

Three cops attached to the San Ignacio Police Station are to be placed on interdiction following a charge of extortion. There are concerns that the cops were not placed on [...]