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  • US Donates Fleet Of Vehicles For Law Enforcement

    The United States Government donated a new fleet of vehicles to the Police Department this morning. The Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie and his district commanders gathered at the ITVET compound in Belize City where the new wheels valued at over U.S$8...
  • PUP Criticizes GOB Political Appointees To Integrity Commission

    At yesterday’s Senate meeting, the new members of the Integrity Commission were appointed. The Government, who named four members, nominated Marilyn Williams as the chairperson, along with members Armead Gabourel, Lisbeth Delgado, Wilmot Simmons and Nes...
  • MOH Continues To Monitor ZIKA Virus

    In mid-November, the World Health Organisation announced that it no longer considered the ZIKA virus an emergency and would shift its focus from a short term response to long-term efforts. What this meant was that WHO recognised that the virus was here to...
  • Guatemalan Gold Panners Detained In Chiquibul Area

    Two Guatemalan nationals have been arrested and charged for illegal entry into Belize and also for illegally operating inside a protected area without the use of a permit after they were discovered gold panning in Ceibo Grande Creek located south of the C...
  • World leaders Honor Fidel Castro, El Commandante

    Last night, world leaders from all corners of the planet gathered at the Plaza de La Revolucion in La Habana, Cuba, to pay homage to the revolutionary Cuban leader, Fidel Castro Ruz. The entire Plaza and nearby streets were flooded with hundreds of thousa...
  • Confiscation Of Drugs Continue In Orange Walk

    The never ending war to remove drugs from the streets of our town continues for the Orange Walk Police department, and yesterday evening cops won one more battle as they managed to confiscate a sizeable amount of marijuana from the streets. Sometime betwe...
  • UNCAC Passed In The Senate

    The other major aspect of today’s Senate meeting was the introduction of the Government’s proposal to accept the United Nation’s Convention on Anti-Corruption as a measure of check and balance. This is a commitment which the Government made to the B...
  • Senate Puts On Hold Ratification Of Special Agreement

    The Senate met today at the National Assembly and there were two important matters on its agenda. The first is the ratification of a special agreement which would see the Government amending the Referendum Act to lower the threshold that speaks to making ...
  • GST Commissioner Investigates Possible Scam

    Last night we told you about the male individual who visited the New Diamond Supermarket located in the village of Trial Farm over the weekend claiming to be a GST officer and also claiming that he was conducting private investigations on several business...
  • History Of Corozal Comes To Life

    Today the Corozal House of Culture held one of its lecture series entitled Perspectives of our Past at the Corozal Junior College conference room. The topic today was the Old Market which has been in existence in Corozal Town for over 130 years. Historian...
  • VIP Says Amendment For Referendum Act Not Good For Belize

    If you have been in tuned to the news lately, you would know that Guatemala has officially commenced preparations for public consultations to educate the Guatemalan people on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute for a final decision on whether or not ...
  • Authorities Investigating Possible Landing Of Drug Plane

    Hattieville Police are tonight investigating an incident which involves an alleged drug plane that landed in Western Belize early this morning. Police are currently holding 16 drums of aviation fuel, and other items which they believe were used in the ill...
  • Robber Shot In Attempt Robbery At Rapidito Clings To Life

    Yesterday, three of the four men fingered by the Police as those involved in last Thursday’s wild attempt at an armed robbery at Rapidito Loans downtown Corozal Town were arraigned on the charge of Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. The fourth man, identifi...
  • Zafra To Open December 5th

    The Belize Sugar Industries Limited is scheduled to open its gates to farmers on Monday December 5th as of 10:00 in the morning, as the long awaited start of the 2016- 2017 Sugar Cane Crop season comes into full effect. The date was set after a meeting he...
  • Businesses Watch Out For GST Scammer

    Tonight members of the business community here in Orange Walk Town are advised to be on the lookout for an individual who is passing himself as a worker of the General Sales Tax Department. Reports to our newsroom, which have also found their way on socia...
  • COP Accused Of Wounding Placed On Interdiction

    Police Constable Jaime Gongora has been placed on interdiction after court proceedings took place on November 15th, at the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court, where he was read a single charge of wounding, following a report of police brutality made against...
  • Minister Of Health Weighs In Super-bond Restructure

    All indications are that next year’s budget could be the most austere in recent times. We say this because all economic projections show that Belize will be facing a financial crunch, even as the Government seeks to renegotiate the Superbond. There is a...
  • BSCFA Holds AGM, Fair-Trade Suspension Discussed

    Over the weekend, the Belize Sugar Cane Famers Association held its annual general meeting to discuss the Fair Trade Premium and proposed budget for the new fiscal year. With the majority of its members present for the annual encounter, the managing autho...
  • Convicted Murdered Wins Appeal For Re-Trial

    Retrial commences for Daniel Elvis Ku, who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the 2006 murder of his common-law wife, Nurse Anna Maria Magdalena Basto. Ku was found guilty on September of 2010 for the vicious murder, but one year after his ...
  • Men Accused For Attempt Robbery Of Rapidito Pawn Shop

    Three of the four men who were accused of the broad-daylight armed robbery of Rapidito Loans, located on Fourth Avenue, Corozal Town, were arraigned today at the Orange Walk Magistrates court, before Magistrate Albert Hoare. Twenty yea...