Construction of Coast Guard Facility at Hunting Caye has ceased

The killing of Special Constable Danny Conorquie has sparked outrage especially since he died at the hands of Guatemalan Nationals.That, coupled with the revelation that Belize’s Forward Operating Base, being built at Hunting Caye, Stann Creek District, is being constructed...

BDF Uniforms Made In Guatemala!

The image you are seeing now is a picture of a typical BDF camouflage uniform. It portrays a digital pixelated design first introduced by the Canadian forces in the late 1990’s. Since then a number of countries and Special Forces have adopted the same design concept and made many...

World Mental Health Day is observed

Schizophrenia is an illness that is largely misunderstood and can lead to ostracization from the community and even family. Feelings of paranoia, isolation, repeated mannerisms and actions, depressive and occasionally suicidal thoughts are among the symptoms. But it is treatable...

Kevin Lewis Charged With Robbery

Police have quickly apprehended the man they suspect robbed 29 year old Kimana Thompson on Cemetery Road, Belize City, on Thursday afternoon. 29 year old Kevin Lewis, a labourer of Aloe Vera Street in Belize City, pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted robbery before Senior...

Night Club Owner Convicted Of Immigration Charges

Manager of MJ’s Night Club, 35 year old Ray Herrera, must pay fines of $4,000, after pleading guilty to two counts of employing persons not in possession of a temporary employment permit. Immigration officers on routine patrol in the area of West Collet Canal Street, Belize...

Outstanding Growth Reported In Tourism

The third quarter of 2014 has registered increases in tourist arrivals across the board. According to reports from the BTB, there has been outstanding growth in arrivals for both overnight and cruise ship tourism. Overall for the first nine months of this year, overnight arrivals...

National Convention on Initiative For Justice And Reparations held in Belmopan

On Friday the Belize Commission: Initiative for Justice and Reparation held a National Convention, at the UB Campus, in Belmopan, to engage the four major groups that were affected, in different ways, by the colonial rule of the United kingdom. Their purpose- to prepare an...

Law Enforcement Agencies Join Forces To Support Special Olympics

Ahead of December’s National Special Olympics Games in Belmopan, the organization dedicated to raising awareness of persons with intellectual disabilities through sports accepted a donation from a group of law enforcement organizations ,which worked together to raise funds...

Prime Minister and Inter-American Development Bank representatives meet in Washington

Prime Minister Dean Barrow left the country on Thursday. He left to meet with Representatives from the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, USA, and is expected to be back on Tuesday next week. In the wake of his absence the Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega is the...