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Marco takes on Chester!

Marco takes on Chester!

Sr. Supt. Marco Vidal said that he agreed with the “widely-held” perception that “certain groups were allowed to thrive in the marijuana trade while others were not allowed to thrive on that trade under the previous [...]

Belizean-American, Georgia Barnett, survived the World Trade Center terrorist attack on 9/11

Belizean-American, Georgia Barnett, survived the World Trade Center terrorist attack on 9/11

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 11, 2017–In the United States, today marked the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack in which 17 terrorists, whose affiliations were traced to the extremist terror network of al-Qaeda, used four [...]

“In the Paint” Kobe to Jarrell – “Keep shooting that thing, young fella; you putting Belize on the map.”

“In the Paint” Kobe to Jarrell – “Keep shooting that thing, young fella; you putting Belize on the map.”

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 14, 2017–Those are the words of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, ordinarily known in basketball circles as the “Black Mamba,” to Jarrell Velasquez, 25, one of Belize’s brightest and rising basketball star, following [...]

Mauling Marisol!!

Mauling Marisol!!

TOWER HILL, Orange Walk District, Thurs. Sept. 7, 2017–Belizeans across the length and breadth of the nation were stunned after they heard of, or saw the shocking display of excessive police force pointedly used on KREM [...]

In police custody, almost 5 pounds of suspected cocaine turns into sugar!

In police custody, almost 5 pounds of suspected cocaine turns into sugar!

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 6, 2017–A Dangriga man who was remanded on a charge of drug trafficking for allegedly having in his possession 2.2 kilos (4.85 pounds) of cocaine, was cleared of the charge this morning [...]

Corruption has reached a peak – enough is enough, say the PUP

Corruption has reached a peak – enough is enough, say the PUP

Orange Walk Town, Orange Walk District, Wed. Sept. 6, 2017–The Opposition People’s United Party (PUP) today had an impressive turnout after declaring over the weekend that it would march on the town of Orange Walk, home [...]

In Belize, an average of 2 suicides occur each month

In Belize, an average of 2 suicides occur each month

A suicide attempt is reported every 5 days, on average BELIZE CITY, Tues. Sept. 5, 2017–Most suicides in Belize don’t actually make the news. According to information published this week by the Ministry of Health, Belize [...]

Spectators teargassed at Military/Police Tattoo

Spectators teargassed at Military/Police Tattoo

What should have been a harmless smoke grenade was actually a tear gas grenade BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 4, 2017–Police holding a military and police tattoo on Friday night, September 1, at the Marion Jones Stadium, [...]

Seismic explosive device found on Vernon Street

Seismic explosive device found on Vernon Street

General David Jones said that the device’s range of impact could extend as far as 400 feet BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sep. 4, 2017–A seismic explosive device, capable of destroying life within a radius of 50 feet [...]

Belize imports 20 times its exports to Guatemala

Belize imports 20 times its exports to Guatemala

Construction cement and mineral and chemical fertilizers are among top imports from Guatemala BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 1, 2017–Despite the ongoing territorial differendum between the two countries, Belize and Guatemala continue to engage in robust trade [...]