October 23, 2022

Official Coast Guard boat apparently deliberately set on fire, police say

Police responded to the report at the Coast Guard base at its headquarters at Mile 4, George Price Highway, and found the white boat with the [...]
September 25, 2022

Belize Defence Force Captain reportedly commits suicide at the Belize Central Prison

Thirty-three-year-old Damacio Coc, who was on remand for breaching a restraining order, was found motionless in his cell this morning as guards conducted routine checks. He [...]
September 5, 2022

One year ago, Private Jessie Escobar’s life was taken by fellow soldier after Santa Familia confrontation

Private Jesse Escobar of the Belize Defence Force, 29, was with his common-law wife and daughter aged four at the Branch Mouth Stop and Shop when [...]
September 2, 2022

Belize Defence Force holds Senior Officer Conference 2022

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Belize Defence Force (BDF) held its annual Senior Officers Conference from Tuesday to Thursday, August 30 to September 1, at the Colonial [...]
June 26, 2022

Belize Defence Force names new officer cadets

Potential Officer Cadets came to Price Barracks, Ladyville, for the official examination that promised to test them physically and mentally in their ambition to become leaders [...]
June 8, 2022

BREAKING: Late evening stabbing reported in Lords’ Bank

Lionel Cuthkelvin, 44, of the BDF Housing Site, was reportedly stabbed to the left side of the chest. He has been taken for medical attention.
April 21, 2022

Annual U.S. Human Rights Report on Belize cites “significant human rights issues,” little action by the Government

It adds that the government of Prime Minister John Briceno “took steps both administratively and through the courts to prosecute some public officials who committed abuses, [...]
March 1, 2022

United States donates new school building in rural Belize

Built at a cost of US$435,000, the three-classroom building comes with a four-stall restroom, an elevated water tank, and a sidewalk connecting the facility to existing [...]