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Police Ramp Up Their Presence in Rocky Road Neighborhood

As the family of Benjamin Hyde Senior mourns his death, the Belize Police Department remains in high gear, patrolling the streets of Belize City, particularly the neighborhood on the south [...]

ComPol’s Meet and Greet Hopes to Prevent Retaliation from Rocky Road

On Tuesday afternoon, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams visited the community where he met with relatives of Benjamin Hyde Senior. While the ComPol has gone on record to categorically state [...]

Guns and Ammunition Turn Up on Rocky Road

An operation earlier today in the vicinity of Rocky Road has turned up two firearms, including a nine millimeter Bursa pistol with a magazine containing twelve rounds of matching ammunition. [...]

Off Duty BDF Corporal Allegedly Caught Smuggling Ecuadorians into Belize

An off-duty Belize Defense Force officer was allegedly caught smuggling thirteen Central American Immigrants into Belize. Tonight, Corporal Mark Cano stands accused of human trafficking and is on suspension after [...]

Investigation into Possible Human Trafficking Ring in Belize.

Major Ramirez says the Police Department and the Belize Defense Force are conducting investigations to determine if any additional law enforcement officers are involved in human trafficking activities. If found, [...]

Reinstatement of 10% Percent Salary

July first – it’s the day that the Briceño Administration says teachers and public officers will see the ten percent salary cut returned to them. Last year, despite pushback from [...]

G.O.B. Finances & Meeting Commitments

Will reinstating the ten percent adjustment for teachers and public officers have a negative effect on the economy? As it currently stands, there is a cap on the retail price [...]

What’s the Fate of Forestry Officer Who Hung Up Phone on the PM?

Last week, we reported that Forestry Officer Daniel Chi’s fate rests with the Public Service Commission, after a recommendation was made by the Ministry of Sustainable Development for his dismissal.  [...]

Minister Usher on Appointment of Collet Montejo to Re-division Taskforce

Public Service Minister Henry Charles Usher also commented on the Opposition’s concern over the appointment of P.U.P. Senator Collet Montejo to the Re-division Taskforce of the Election and Boundaries Commission. [...]

Will There Be a Cannabis Referendum in September?

In the intervening time since the petition signatures were submitted to the Governor General and subsequently the Elections and Boundaries Department for verification, there has been a lull about the [...]

Highlighting Achievement, Embracing Innovation and Inspiring the Future

Public Service Day is commemorated on the twenty-third of June, annually; that’s tomorrow. But this week is being recognized as Public Service Week and since Monday activities have been held [...]

Improving Services at Vital Stats, Lands Department and Immigration

As the work of the public service sector is being celebrated this week, it is also being used to bring into sharp focus the unchecked issues residents have been facing [...]

P.M. Briceño Attends European Development Days Forum in Belgium

Prime Minister John Briceño is in Brussels, Belgium for the Fifteenth European Development Days Forum. His address to the dignitaries in attendance focused on the European Union’s contributions to Belize [...]

P.M. Briceño Speaks on Regional Peace and Security in the EU

P.M. Briceño also acknowledged the European Union’s efforts to support regional peace and security, referencing Guatemala’s unfounded claim to Belize’s territory, and the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.  P.M. Briceño [...]

Fire Guts Popular Jah Mundo Restaurant and Sports Bar in Corozal

A fire at a popular restaurant and sports bar on the outskirts of Corozal Town has interrupted business for the owner and dining and recreational events for the many ex-pats [...]

Hopkins Arson Under Investigation

Last night we told you about the case of arson at Ella’s Cool Spot in Hopkins Village. Investigators are on the ground gathering evidence in hopes of identifying the perpetrator. [...]

Drunken Policeman Stretches Out in the Middle of the Road

A video that has found legs on social media is once again casting bad light on the Belize Police Department. In the brief clip, a seemingly intoxicated officer can be [...]

Protecting and Maintaining Belize’s Cultural Artifacts

As part of the process for the Cultural Property Agreement between the United States and Belize on the preservation of Belize’s cultural monuments, Doctor Andrew Zonderman, from the U.S. Department [...]

120 Acres of Land for Farming Initiative with At-Risk Youths

This afternoon at the Biltmore Plaza Hotel, a lease signing agreement was endorsed by the Ministry of Home Affairs through the Belize Police Department and the Leadership Intervention Unit. Government [...]

Who Ruined the Andres Campos Football Pitch in Corozal Town? And why?

Officials of the Corozal Sports Council have filed a complaint with Corozal police after someone was captured on video using a car to willfully ruin the football pitch on the [...]

Victor Parham: From High school Dropout to High school Graduate

It is not often that we hear positive stories like that of twenty five year old Victor Parham, a former gang member, and a teenage high school dropout, who now [...]