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October 16, 2023

Forgetful Belize Defence Force soldier loses M4 rifle; second rifle lost recently by the BDF

Early reports suggested that the weapon was lost when a patrol group was out, but today Chief of Staff Lieutenant Colonel Ricardo Leal established to the [...]
October 16, 2023

Government aims to correct deficiencies in criminal legislation for threats to and assaults on public officials

According to Minister of Education Francis Fonseca, who presented on behalf of Attorney General Anthony Sylvestre, the bills follow the recommendations of the National Security Council [...]
October 9, 2023
gaza and israel conflict

CARICOM issues statement on the developments in Israel

A formal statement says CARICOM “abhors the attacks in Israel and the counterattacks in the Palestinian territory of Gaza. Further, the savage nature of the attacks [...]
October 6, 2023

Territorial Volunteers recover gill net with stuck lobster, stingray

On their latest expedition in the waters, they removed an illegally placed gill net, banned for use in Belize, containing at least one juvenile lobster and [...]
October 5, 2023

Government working to de-escalate tension in Sarstoon as Territorial Volunteers told by Prime Minister: ‘Be careful’

After two recent confrontations between Wil Maheia’s Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) and the Guatemalans, both considered to have occurred within Belizean territory, Belmopan is scrambling to [...]
September 27, 2023

Opposition Leader suggests mandatory military service for teenagers to reduce crime and instill nationalistic pride

But Leader of the Opposition Moses “Shyne” Barrow has suggested that to reduce the incidence of crime and youth delinquency, a one or two-year military deployment [...]
September 7, 2023

Drugs and crime: United States to lend further support in dealing with transnational activity

“From the perspective of the Department of Defense, we recognize the important role that Belize plays both as a member of the countries of Central America [...]
August 29, 2023

Javier Montano fined and expelled, ending ‘Mexican Cartel’ saga

Montano returned to court on a charge of failure to comply with the conditions of an employment permit but attorney Bryan Neal raised an objection in [...]