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How Police Discovered Drug Payload in Mountain Pine Ridge

One thousand, two hundred and seventy-seven pounds of cocaine, packed tightly into twenty-five and a half bales, were seized by a team of police officers deep inside the forests of [...]

Cooler Heads Prevail Over JIOC Firewall

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams sat down with Rear Admiral Elton Bennett on Tuesday to discuss a way forward for the police department and the coast guard to work together, [...]

ComPol says Vidal’s Pending Suspension is Based on “Administrative Failures”

Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal, whose lengthy career in law enforcement includes stints as head of the defunct Gang Suppression Unit and Commander of Operations, is presently on leave.  [...]

Are Unsanctioned Vehicles Part of Vidal’s Administrative Issues?

What about the unsanctioned vehicles that made up the fleet driven by the Commander of Operations Strike Team?  Those vehicles that were confiscated by the police department ought to have [...]

Viral Video Lands San Pedro Teacher in Hot Water for Abusive Language

A San Pedro teacher is tonight in big trouble after she was recorded during a virtual session verbally abusing her students. A video surfaced online overnight and went viral. For [...]

Cabinet Urges Commercial Agreement With Cane Farmers Be Extended for Six Months

In agricultural news, Cabinet issued a statement today the Prime Ministers and his advisors are concerned that a Commercial Agreement between the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) and Belize [...]

Ministry of Health Breaks Silence on Omicron

Today, the Ministry of Health and Wellness, in the person of Doctor Francis Morey finally spoke out about the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. As has been reported, the data shared [...]

Liquor Sale Ban Lifted; Please Exercise Public Health Measures

On Tuesday, cabinet announced that it is lifting the six o’clock cut off time for liquor sales with the hopes that residents would be responsible enough and not become reckless [...]

Dr. Francis Morey is Still Deputy DHS at the Ministry

While with Deputy DHS Doctor Morey, we asked him about his official post with the Ministry of Health and Wellness.  The Director of Health Services post which was held by [...]

G.O.B. Lawyers Up to Appeal Supreme Court Decision on Jalacte Road

The Government of Belize has acquired the services of two law firms in Belize – namely: Courtney Coye LLP and Marine Parade Chambers – as it makes an appeal to [...]

Maya Land Rights Compliance Hearing; C.C.J. Gives G.O.B. Deadline for FPIC Protocol

Meanwhile, on November twenty-third, a compliance hearing at the C.C.J. level involving the free prior and informed consent, better known as FPIC, was held. While the judges recognized the efforts of [...]

Human Rights Minister Concerned about Deaths of Minors

While with Minister Balderamos-Garcia, she also expressed the concerns of her ministry with the number of minors that have been killed. As she sympathized with the families that have lost young [...]

Disability Week: Designer, Editor and DJ Jaelen Pacheco Asks Belizeans to Look Beyond the Differences

National Disability Awareness Week is being celebrated under the theme, “Inclusion, Am I In Your Village? Tonight, we bring you the story of twenty-four year old Jaelen Pacheco of San [...]

Disabilities Conference Featured Noted Caribbean Disabilities Expert

As a part of the calendar of activities to commemorate National Disability Week, the very first National Disability Conference was held on Tuesday. Keynote speaker at the opening ceremony was [...]

HIV Services App Re-Launched on World AIDS Day

Three years after it had initially launched the HIV Services App, today the National AIDS Commission re-launched the application that is boasting a lot of new features. The goal is [...]

Prime Minister and Special Envoy Issue World AIDS Day Message

This evening, the government press office issued a special recorded statement from Prime Minster John Briceno and his wife, Special Envoy Rossana Briceno to mark the observation of World HIV/Aids [...]

“Seeds for Life” Growing Your Own Food and Sustaining Your Family During the Pandemic and Beyond

While the COVID pandemic has claimed many lives, left numerous families broken, and debilitated some survivors with lasting health issues, one businesswoman and farmer has used the pandemic as the [...]

Belize City Pastry Chef Wins B.T.B.’s Innovation Challenge

Belize City pastry chef Einar Marin is the winner of the Belize Tourism Board’s Innovation Challenge. The initiative aims to transform tourism for the future. Submissions were made by those [...]

Conflict Resolution Sessions at the Hub

Over the past few weeks, street gangs in the various communities have been engaged in a clean-up campaign in their respective neighborhoods as part of a collaborative effort by the [...]

Dialogue Being Established Between Feuding Gangs

Dawson said the plan is to ensure that the dialogue be maintained between feuding factions in order to keep the violence under control.   William Dawson, Chairman, Leadership Intervention Unit [...]