13 YEAR OLD GUN SLINGER SHOT BY COPS

A 13 year old Belize City Minor was shot by a Police Officer over the weekend, after the minor reportedly pointed a loaded firearm at officers. According to reports, officers were tipped off about a male person in possession of a firearm near the intersection of Racoon and...

DANGRIGA MAYOR’S DRIVER COMMITS SUICIDE

While we do not make it a habit to report on Suicides, this particular one is of national interest as the individual is the Driver of current Mayor of Dangriga Francis Humphries. We are withholding the name of the individual who is from the New site area of Dangriga, but...

POLICE OFFICER GONE ROGUE CAUGHT DRUG TRAFFICKING

A Police Officer, attached to the San Ignacio formation, along with three other men were detained on Saturday with over 24 pounds of Marijuana. According to reports, Police intercepted a white vehicle between Santa Cruz and San Antonio, Corozal that was suspected to be...

MEN DRESSED IN POLICE ATTIRE ROBBED TAIWANESE NATIONAL

Two Men dressed in Police attire reportedly robbed a Taiwanese national and his wife inside their Ladyville home.  According to reports, on Thursday night at about 9 p.m. the men approached the home of 64 years old Taiwanese National, Liang Gee Fong and told him that they had a...

BASKETBALL FAN STABBED OUTSIDE CIVIC

The Belize Civic Center came alive of Saturday night for the N.E.B.L Basketball Finals. Hundreds of fans entered the Civic Center in hopes of seeing their favorite team win the title matchup. However, one basketball fan is lucky to be alive tonight after an altercation outside...

‘VOLCAN DE FUEGO’ ERUPTS NEAR GUATEMALA CITY

Guatemala’s ‘Volcan De Fuego’ erupted yesterday, leaving more than 60 people dead and over 400 injured.  Over 3,000 people have been evacuated from areas surrounding the Volcano, while it is estimated that more than 2 million people have been affected by the eruption. The...

MORE DRUGS DROPS ON RIO HONDO?

A Mexican new source has confirmed reports of another drug plane sighting in Northern Belize sometime last week Thursday. According to ‘Linea de Fuego Chetumal’, a Colombian drug plane flew at a very low height over the Rio Hondo River between the communities of Union and...

ROBBERIES ON ALBERT STREET

Last week Thursday we reported to you that there were two robberies reported in Belize City, on Albert Street, on the same day.  The first robbery reportedly occurred at Hofius Store where police said that two armed male persons made off with a thousand dollars in cash. The...

COURTS COROZAL ROBBED

On Friday we reported that there was an armed robbery in Courts Corozal late that evening. Details were still sketchy at that time, but Police were able to give us the details at this morning’s press briefing. Wilfredo Ferrufino, National Crimes Investigation Branch: On Friday,...

BTL PRESSES BRAKES ON KREMANDALA; PUP CALLS IT ‘PUNISHMENT’

On May 11, 2018, BTL abruptly ended all media advertisements with Kremandala which incluudes KREM Radio, KREM TV and the AMANDALA Newspaper. KREMANDALA is now subjected to the same Advertisment Bann that PLUSTV has singlehandedly endured since 2013 when the ruling United...

FISH KILL ON LAGOON SIDE OF SAN PEDRO UNDER INVESTIGATION

Hundreds of dead fish are surfacing on the lagoon side of San pedro, Ambergris Caye. The phenomenon, which also happened last May, is occurring this time in an area near the San Juan Subdivision, according to The San Pedro Sun. Species include snapper, and barracuda sardines. The...

6 WEEKS SUSTAINABLE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT TRAINING

The Caribbean International Development Bank in Collaboration with the Government of Belize is hosting a Training Seminar in Capacity Building in Public Policy Analysis and Management and Project Cycle Management. The training is scheduled for 6 weeks and its purpose is to assist...

BELIPO ON GAINING EXLUSIVE RIGHTS TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Belize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO) was established after Belize signed on to the Patent Corporation Treaty in June of 2000. Belizeans have since been able to register their inventions locally, regionally, and internationally in order to gain exclusive rights to...

BELIZE SMART HURRICANE WINS SECOND CHAMPIONSHIP

The Smart Belize Hurricanes has captured their 2nd championship in three years over the DigiCell Belize City Defenders with a score of 78 – 66. Devin Daly let his team with 35 points and took home his second finals MVP. We couldn’t have a word with Daly, but did have words...

Fish Factory vessel flying Belizean Flag arrested and seized

Another International Ship flying the Belize Flag is under investigation for illegal fishing. The Damanzaihao  is considered to be the world’s largest fish factory vessel in the world, capable of processing 547,000 tons of fish per year. Environmental Agents from Peru ...
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