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Independence Day Drug Plane; 5 Men are Detained, including a Minor

On Independence Day, a drug plane landing just outside of Santa Martha Village in the Orange Walk District. Five persons, including the owner of the farm, a Mennonite, a farmhand [...]

Illicit Cargo Missing, but Believed to Still be in the Country

So five persons have been detained and two are expected to be charged on Wednesday morning with facilitating the landing of a plane on an unregistered aerodrome. But where is [...]

Seven Men, Including Senior Customs Officer, Busted with Contraband in PG

The borders are closed but illegal activity and contraband continue to flourish. In the south, there was a sizeable bust of contraband goods in Punta Gorda under the cover of [...]

Customs Dock in PG Remains Closed

All ports of entry, including harbours, are closed under the existing statutory instrument. And police are deployed at various hot spots along the borders to prevent the entry of contraband [...]

Customs Investigating Contraband Delivery in Peini

While the police department does not have the powers of arrest where uncustomed goods are concerned, a separate investigation is being conducted by the Customs and Excise Department and additional [...]

45 New COVID-19 Cases over the Weekend; 155 Recovered

There were forty-five new cases of the novel coronavirus identified over the extended weekend, bringing the overall number of positive cases for the country to one thousand six hundred and [...]

Quarantine Regulations Further Amended

The Quarantine Regulations have been further amended now that the number of COVID cases appears to be decelerating. The new regulations allow for a soft re-opening of the certain businesses. [...]

If You Are Travelling from Belize, Here’s Instructions for PCR Testing

If you are travelling from Belize, the following is information that you need to factor in your plans. The Office of the Director of Health Services says that there is [...]

What Killed Denise Torres?

Forty-five-year-old Belize City resident Denise Torres died within a matter of minutes on Saturday, spreading alarm among her family members and those who knew her.  While Torres’ death went viral [...]

What Happened to Orlando Velasquez?

Forty-seven-year-old Orlando Velasquez better known as Easy Bob of Belize City was found dead on Sunday. Velasquez’s body was found floating nude near the House of Culture in Belize City.  [...]

Toddler is Knocked Down and Killed in Little Belize

A toddler was knocked down and killed in Little Belize in the north over the weekend. Police say a resident of Chunox Village visited a warehouse to conduct business and [...]

Youth Survives Accident in Belama

Rodrick Wade has been treated and released from the K.H.M.H. where he was rushed this morning after he was the victim of a road traffic accident at the corner of [...]

Belizean Couple Dies in Car Crash in LA

There was also a traffic fatality in the US in which a Belizean couple perished in a single-vehicle crash on Sunday morning in the Crenshaw area of South Los Angeles.  [...]

Cop Arrested for Aggravated Assault

Police have arrested and charged one of their own following an incident involving a firearm. Police say that Corporal Jercel Savery of Dangriga Police Formation used a pellet gun to [...]

Independence Day Addresses Focus on COVID-19, but Politics as Usual…

National celebrations were muted this year due to the COVID pandemic. The events were mostly held virtually due to restrictions in place, save for Independence Day on September twenty-first. The [...]

Faber Talks Good Governance on Independence Day

With the retirement of PM Barrow, Leader elect Patrick Faber of the United Democratic Party is facing Opposition Leader John Briceño in the upcoming general elections.  Faber addressed the Independence [...]

Police to Crack Down on Social Gatherings

The Commissioner of Police has a message for those of you who are still hosting parties with persons outside of their household.  ComPol Williams says that he has instructed his [...]

One Man Detained for Shooting on George Street

Police say they have arrested one man in connection with a shooting incident in a known hot spot in the city. It happened around ten o’clock on Sunday night. No [...]

Burglar Ends Up with Broken Leg in K.H.M.H.

There was a burglary over the weekend in Belize City, but the robber didn’t get away nor did he go straight to jail; instead, he landed in the hospital.  The [...]

House & Vehicles Set Ablaze in Belize City

There was a fire on Independence Day in Belize City. Police say that around three-thirty on the morning of September twenty-first they were notified of a fire on Linda Vista [...]

Did Man Set Fire at Caledonia Police Station?

There’s also a small fire to report in the north. This fire was set on the Caledonia Police Station. ACP Joseph Myvett says that the officers who work at the [...]

BTV Heads to Sarstoon Island on Independence Weekend

A commemorative excursion to Sarstoon Island in honour of Hubert Pipersburgh and Nedal McLaren, both well-known members of the Belize Territorial Volunteers who passed away this year, was held over [...]

George Price is Remembered on National Service Day

To end our newscast tonight, the late Father of Independence George Cadle Price was remembered by the People’s United Party on Saturday, which is commemorated as National Service Day.  Nine [...]