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Fourth Drug Plane Landing in Belize this Month: Police Officer to Be Charged

For the fourth time in a month, a drug plane has been discovered soon after it landed in Belize – and for the second time in that period, at least [...]

Police Investigation of Marco Vidal Wrapping Up: Suspension Could be Recommended

One of those in police custody in relation to Sunday’s drug plane landing is a   Corporal who worked under Assistant Commissioner of Police, Marco Vidal. Vidal, as you will remember, [...]

Compol: Attorney Representing Both Accused Officers and Accused Persons from Other Busts

Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams expressed disappointment that Attorney Dickie Bradley is the defense attorney for the men who were charged in the November fifth drug bust, when he said [...]

Chef and Avid Cyclist Ruben Cano Murdered

A Belize City man, Chef Ruben Cano, was murdered over the weekend on Antelope Extension. The assailants targeted Cano and unleashed a number of bullets that caught him to the [...]

Murder in Dangriga: Eden Ramos Killed

A man was shot and killed in Dangriga on Friday night. He has been identified as Eden Ramos. Reports are that he was in the Backatown Area when he was [...]

C.E.O. Rey Guerrero Leaves Ministry of Housing

First Doctor Lesbia Guerra, then Doctor Deysi Mendez and now C.E.O. Rey Guerrero. The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing announced today that it is parting ways with one of [...]

COVID Numbers on a Downward Trend

For some time now, the positivity rate of COVID-19 has been on a downward trend, registered between five and ten percent. It’s the lowest that the country has seen in [...]

New Omicron Variant Not in Belize; Delta Predominant Strain

The news spread like wildfire last week that a new variant had been detected in South Africa. Omicron is more transmissible, but so far, cases are milder in terms of [...]

What’s the Deal with Reopening Land Borders?

There is a proposed reopening of land borders in January. While it is being met with mixed reviews, today we took the opportunity to ask Doctor Melissa Diaz-Musa for her [...]

Those Hosting Illegal Parties and Bar Openings Face Charges

Over the weekend there were a few large parties held across the country, at least one of which was in Placencia. Pictures that were opening circulated on social media show [...]

Be Safe While Socializing, Even with Family Members

The most recent statutory instrument eased public safety restrictions when curfew was changed to ten p.m. from Sunday to Thursday and then on Friday and Saturday it is between eleven [...]

45% of Population Fully Vaccinated

As of last Friday, fifty percent of the population has received at least one dose of the four vaccines available in country, while forty-five percent are fully vaccinated.  Doctor Diaz-Musa [...]

Belize Coast Guard Celebrates 16 Years of Maritime Law Enforcement

The Belize Coast Guard turned sixteen on Sunday, but commemorated the momentous occasion today with a ceremony at its headquarters here in Belize City. This afternoon, a hundred and five [...]

Coast Guard Commander Takes Hard Line Stance on Information Leaks

The Belize Coast Guard is presently in charge of the Joint Intelligence Operations Center, a role that is rotated between the three law enforcement organizations that comprise the country’s national [...]

One Detained, Another Sought in Murder of Anil Ansaney

On Thursday night fifty year-old businessman, Anil Asnaney, was shot and killed at close range as he and his wife, Manisha, were about to get into their vehicle on Baymen [...]

No Foul Play Suspected in Caye Caulker Death

Today police also reiterated that they do not suspect any foul play in the sudden death of a twenty-six year old man from Caye Caulker. Joel Young died a few [...]

Police Department Battling Fatal Accidents

The month of November has seen a number of fatalities as a result of road traffic accidents along the various highways across the country–three alone over the weekend. Today, ComPol [...]

2 Die in Separate Motorcycle Accidents in Southern Belize

As we said there were three fatal accidents over the weekend; two of which occurred on Saturday in southern Belize. In the wee hours, there was a fatal RTA at [...]

Teacher Loses Life after Vehicle Overturns in the North

Up north in the Corozal District, there was also a road traffic accident in Cristo Rey Village that claimed the life of a teacher. On Friday evening, Ditmar Ruiz was [...]

Two Belizean Parliamentarians to Attend Taiwanese Forum

The Speaker of the House and Deputy Clerk are headed to Taiwan for a five-day visit. Speaker Valerie Woods will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen and the head of the [...]

Uniforms and Supplies for Youth Hostel

As a part of the infrastructural and systematic transformation at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel, the Special Envoy for Families and Children paid a visit to the Rockville compound today. [...]

Belmopan Artists Volunteering Their Time to Beautiful Belmopan

A group of artists from Belmopan and surrounding areas have teamed up to share their talent with the community voluntarily.   Raquel Rodriguez, Artist “The artists in Belmopan and I [...]