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Narco Jet Lands in Chetumal Aiport, Authorities Seeking for Two Others

Early this morning, the news spread that one of three narco jets was forced to land at an airport in neighbouring Chetumal.  Mexican and Belizean authorities were tracking the three-drug [...]

1.5 Tons of Cocaine Worth US$18 Million Found in Narco Jet

In July of this year, Mexican authorities busted another drug plane. According to news media in Chetumal, a man with foreign passports who claimed to be the pilot was detained. [...]

Curfew on Elections Day Won’t Affecting Voting or Counting Processes

On Monday, it was announced that a curfew will be in place on the night of November eleventh when counting is expected to be getting underway. Here is what will [...]

Media to Receive Sweetheart Pass During Curfew on Elections Day

Where it concerns the media, ComPol Williams has given assurances that we will be able to move about freely in the conduct of our duties to you, our viewing public, [...]

Police Department Will Be Vigilant for Watch Parties

At the close of polls on elections day, supporters of both major political parties, as well as those rooting for other candidates, would traditionally gather at various locations in anticipation [...]

How Will Police Address Victory Motorcades After Elections?

With a clear winner having been declared at last count, it will be difficult for the Belize Police Department to prevent either of the political parties or their candidates from [...]

Prime Ministerial Debate Still on Schedule, Minus Johnny and Patrick

The prime ministerial debate, despite the absence of the leaders of both major political parties, is proceeding on Wednesday night as scheduled, according the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  [...]

Both Major Political Party Leaders Back Out of Debate

According to Longsworth, while Party Leader Patrick Faber had indicated last Monday that he will be participating in the debate, he reached out personally via email to the leadership debate [...]

Arturo Godoy Junior is Laid to Rest

Six-year-old Arturo Godoy Junior was laid to rest on Monday evening in his hometown of Orange Walk. Arturo died at the K.H.M.H. on Saturday. He was the first child in [...]

Godoy Family Says They Have Not Been Swabbed

Orange Walk is the district with the highest number of cases and its health facilities are under pressure with the number of positive cases. Reports have surfaced that at least [...]

Cops to be Charged for Hosting a Restricted Event

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that several police officers will be charged for hosting a social event.  A video that surfaced online shows cops celebrating a birthday party – [...]

19 Inmates with COVID-19 at Belize Central Prison

There are nineteen active cases of COVID-19 among inmates at the Belize Central Prison and nine wardens have also tested positive for the disease since the first infection was recorded [...]

One Person Tests COVID-19 Positive after Baby Shower in Guinea Grass Village

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams today confirmed that one person tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a baby shower in Guinea Grass Village. Twenty-three persons were arrested at that party [...]

20-Year-Old Charged With Murder

Police down south believe that twenty-year-old Ronaldo Ack brutally murdered twenty-six-year-old Guatemalan national Humberto Vasquez Ramos. Ramos was found with multiple chop wounds in a wooden shed at a cement [...]

5 Escapees Remain on the Lam

And then there were five. Two weeks ago, twenty-eight prisoners escaped from the Belize Central Prison and a manhunt was set in place immediately. So far, twenty-three prisoners have been [...]

Five Candidates to Contest Stann Creek West in 2020 General Elections

Tonight, we head south for a look at the campaign trail in Stann Creek West. There are five candidates contesting next month’s elections. They are P.U.P.’s Rodwell Ferguson, a three-time [...]

Ramon Cervantes and Carlos Zetina Face Off for OW North

A seat held by the U.D.P. up north is the Orange Walk North constituency. It has been a stronghold since Gaspar Vega first won in 2008.  But Vega has been [...]

P.U.P. to Fight Application for Injunction to Delay General Elections

While the P.U.P. will not participate in the B.C.C.I. debate, it will be heading to court on Wednesday to fight an effort to stop the November eleventh General Elections. This [...]

85 Students from the Youth Leadership Council Receive Tablets from PWC

Eighty-five students of the Youth Leadership Council were recipients today of ten-inch tablets courtesy of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Peace Work. The organizations have been promoting financial literacy here for years and [...]

M.O.E. Organizes Meeting to Address Teachers’ COVID-19 Concerns

While we were with Chief Education Officer, Doctor Carol Babb, the media asked about recently made remarks by B.N.T.U. National President Elena Smith as it relates to the concerns of [...]

Prioritizing Learning for Children

But even as teachers, rightly so, are concerned about contracting the virus, Doctor Babb says that as an educator, her concern and that of the ministry is the bad effect [...]

Teakettle Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

A Teakettle man was killed in a road traffic accident on Monday night in the village. Twenty-two-year-old Joshua Lee Tun was driving his motorcycle near the S-Curve when he lost [...]

Update on Trio Incident and Skeletal Remains in Belmopan

The discovery of a lifeless body in Trio Village, Toledo District on Monday has triggered a criminal investigation, as it has since been ascertained that the death of the Hispanic [...]