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After Years of Battling Extradition to the U.S. Deon Bruce is Set Free

He has been in prison for six years, but tonight Deon Bruce is a free man. His extradition request had been meandering through the courts for as long as he [...]

Bruce’s Family Happy to Have Him Back

Bruce promptly left the central prison and was picked up by family members. The Bruce family in Belize City is elated that he has finally been released after fighting extradition [...]

Armed Thieves Fire at S.P.U. Police in Arenal

There was a dangerous exchange of gunfire in Arenal Village on Monday evening between members of the Special Patrol Unit and a gang of armed thieves believed to be Guatemalan [...]

Are the Same Bandidos Responsible for Vehicle Theft in Arenal?

The Head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch, ACP Joseph Myvett, says that their investigation is being widened to see if those same culprits are responsible for the theft of [...]

Bell Concludes Investigation into Deadly B.D.F. Helicopter Crash in February

An investigation into the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of four Belize Defense Force airmen, conducted by Bell, the manufacturer of the military aircraft, has concluded.  On February twenty-seventh, [...]

Nat’l Security Ministry Makes Recommendations for Persons Found Culpable

From the standpoint of the Ministry of National Security, recommendations will be made in respect of persons in the B.D.F. chain of command who may be held responsible and will [...]

Families of Deceased B.D.F. Airmen a Step Closer to Compensation

The families of the four deceased airmen have been experiencing difficulties with compensation following the deaths of their loved ones.  In a previous interview with the Attorney General, he had [...]

National Fire Service HQ Sold for $2.8 Million

As we reported on Monday night the headquarters of the National Fire Service has been sold to the Atlantic Bank. The bank sits just across the fire station on Cleghorn [...]

Dozens of Illegal Connections Instill Fear in Resident of Holy Emmanuel

A maze of electrical wires dangling from a lamp post in the Holy Emmanuel area is proving to be dangerous for the Geban family. Families who live in the area [...]

37 New COVID-19 Cases

There are thirty-seven new cases of COVID-19; that’s the official figures coming out of the Ministry of Health as of September twenty-eighth. An analysis of the infographic shows that there [...]

Still No Response from G.O.B. on B.T.I.A.’s Letter to the Prime Minister

The Phillip Goldson International Airport is less than two days away from resuming all operations, following a suspension of arrivals and departures, with the exception of repatriation flights, since March [...]

B.T.I.A. Looks at Competitive Advantage Upon Reopening of P.G.I.A.

With the resumption of daily flights from the P.G.I.A., tourism stakeholders are looking at ways in which the local industry can benefit from the advantage of a lower cost structure.  [...]

The Invoices of Brian “Yellow Man” Audinett

The fleecing of the government: leaked document show a substantial sum of money paid to the macebearer, Brian Audinett, also known as Yellow Man.  Audinett is a well-known sympathizer of [...]

Garcia Family Wants Justice for the Murder of their Son, Bobby

Back in 2018, the Garcia family of San Ignacio was shocked at the death of one of their own, Bobby Garcia. The young man was killed atop the Cahal Pech [...]

Georgia Supreme Court Halts Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Fourteen year old Tomari Jackson of Georgia, U.S.A drowned in February 2016 in the Sibun River. Jackson was in Belize with more than thirty other students on a school trip at [...]

Flu Vaccine in Country

While Monday’s Ask the Experts webcast focused primarily on COVID-19 and the protocols in place for the reopening of the P.G.I.A., Doctor Marvin Manzanero took the opportunity to discuss the [...]

PCR Testing Protocol for Persons Leaving Belize

On Wednesday, the National Oversight Committee will be taking members of the media on a walkthrough of the Philip Goldson International Airport to view protocols on the processing of international [...]

Taiwan & Belize Sign Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance

The Government of Taiwan has signed a Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters with Belize.  On Monday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington signed the MLAT with Remus Li-Kuo [...]

Crique Jute Farmers Get Free Trees!

In April and May Farmers from Crique Jute and Colombia villages in the south suffered significant losses when forest fires burned out their fields. But shortly after the fires, Copal Tree [...]

Tortilla Factory Robbed on the Island!

A tortilla factory in San Pedro Town was the target of an armed robbery on Saturday.  Two men, of who was armed, held up the proprietor with a gun.  Police [...]

Thieves Hit Island Shop!

There was another robbery in San Pedro Town on Saturday. Thieves targeted a shop around two that afternoon and managed to get away with some cash and electronic devices. Senior [...]

BELTRAIDE @ 20 in 2020!

The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, BELTRAIDE, is now twenty years old. The agency opened its doors back in the year 2000 to create a competitive business environment that [...]