January 29, 2024

12 men accused of involvement in drug plane landing in Bladen return to court

Armando Martinez, 43; Moises Adan Perez, 33; Juan Esparza Sanchez, 49; Heinrich Redecop, 39; Johan Wall, 45; Fredy Orlando Gongora, 38; Adonis Campos, 28; Efrain Cano, [...]
November 1, 2023

United Democratic Party pulls back “false statements and innuendo” about Maya Island Air after plane theft/crash

The party acknowledges that on its official Facebook page, while commenting about the theft, “defamatory statements were made which falsely suggested or imputed to Maya Island [...]
October 31, 2023

Placencia plane theft/crash investigation continues; Government contemplates upping security at airstrips

Police and their counterparts in the region including the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration continue to chase leads and attempt to identify the men who held up [...]
October 16, 2023

Two burnt bodies reportedly found in stolen plane that crashed in Placencia peninsula

They have also reported that the plane may have been stolen from a local airline and that it crashed shortly after taking off, then caught on [...]
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 23, 2023

International News: Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of Wagner mercenary group, feared dead in plane crash north of Moscow

By Aaron Humes: The BBC reports that there is confirmation that Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of the Wagner mercenary group, was on the passenger list of [...]
April 17, 2023

No sign of drugs or bodies from suspected burned drug plane as police continue hunt

Assistant Commissioner of Police Hilberto Romero, Officer Commanding Eastern Division, told reporters that a remote area between Corazon Creek and Otoxha village was searched thoroughly on [...]
March 13, 2023

Belize Defence Force Commandant says compensation for families of helicopter crash victims will be settled by Government

According to General Loria, he is not privy to the specifics but he assured that the Government is handling the matter: “I have been briefed about [...]