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Four foreigners remanded for drug plane landing

Four foreigners remanded for drug plane landing

Police seized 1,341 kilos of cocaine worth approximately US$190 million BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 12, 2019– On Sunday night, September 8, Belize’s national security apparatus swung into high gear as police and soldiers acted upon intelligence [...]

Adamira Choc, 19, missing, after getting into vehicle outside nightclub

Adamira Choc, 19, missing, after getting into vehicle outside nightclub

MAYA MOPAN, Belmopan, Cayo District, Thurs. Sept. 12, 2019– On Friday night, Adamira Choc, 19, of Maya Mopan, and two female friends of hers went out for a night of party and socializing in Belmopan, went [...]

Belizeans celebrate 221st anniversary of the Battle of St. George’s Caye

Belizeans celebrate 221st anniversary of the Battle of St. George’s Caye

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 12, 2019– The story of the emerging country of Belize has its origin in the 1798 Battle of St. George’s Caye, between the Spaniards and the British settlers and their slaves. On [...]

Reynaldo Verde, Deputy Director of Belize Tax Services, nabbed in US on extortion charge: FBI

Reynaldo Verde, Deputy Director of Belize Tax Services, nabbed in US on extortion charge: FBI

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 9, 2019– The newly amalgamated Income Tax and General Sales Tax (GST) Department, which is now known as Belize Tax Services, has become the focus of negative public scrutiny after the country [...]

Waterloo wants to build cruise port facility

Waterloo wants to build cruise port facility

The new facility is planned to be alongside the Belize Port Limited BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 5, 2019–The Cabinet Sub Committee on Investment (CSCI) met yesterday in Belmopan, according to a Facebook post from its chairperson, [...]

Polluted New River forces school’s closure

Polluted New River forces school’s closure

La Inmaculada School students cannot bear stench of the river; it will take years for the river to recover, says Chief Environmental Officer BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 5, 2019– For several weeks now, as the country [...]

Kimberly Santos Queen of the Bay 2019 – 2020

Kimberly Santos Queen of the Bay 2019 – 2020

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 5, 2019– The Queen of the Bay pageant was held last Friday night at the Bliss Institute, where seven beautiful young ladies competed for the prestigious title of the Miss Queen of [...]

Belize Bus Association and government reach agreement on regulating foreign buses

Belize Bus Association and government reach agreement on regulating foreign buses

BELMOPAN, Tues. Sept. 3, 2019– This afternoon, officials from the Ministry of Transport and stakeholders from the tourism industry met with the leaders of the Belize Bus Association (BBA) and the Taxi Association to chart a [...]

$40,000 for Joshua Perdomo; $0.00 for poor school children

$40,000 for Joshua Perdomo; $0.00 for poor school children

At Ladyville Seventh Day Adventist Primary School, poor children are being denied an education due to unpaid bills, while the Cabinet Secretary’s son was given a write-off of $40,000 by Cabinet LADYVILLE, Belize District, Mon. Sept. [...]

Bus owners threaten national shutdown of public transportation

Bus owners threaten national shutdown of public transportation

They say that they expect that our security forces will be used against them BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 2, 2019– The Belize Bus Association is up in arms to protect its turf from the foreign competition [...]