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  • OW Police Execute Drug Raid

    It’s just a short paragraph in the Police situation report this week, but in reality that doesn’t even begin to describe the work that goes into planning and carrying out anti-drug operations. From intelligence gathering to implementation, everything ...
  • MJC Holds Commencement Excercise

    On Sunday, May 29th, 148 students from Muffles Junior College proudly walked down the aisle to receive their Associate’s Degrees – 79 in business, 17 in computer science, 21 in law or sociology and 31 in science or mathematics. After an early mornin...
  • Body of Mexican Police Handed Over to his Family

    This morning the body of a man identified as Mexican Police Officer San Benito Mejia Tun was handed over to his family after a post mortem examination conducted yesterday was unable to determine the cause of death. Tun’s body was retrieved from the wa...
  • Two Detained for Sunday Night Murder

    On Sunday night Orange Walk was the scene of a vicious execution style murder as 26 year old Alberto Tutt was shot four times with what is believed to be a 9mm pistol. The brazen murder in a relatively peaceful neighbourhood would be more commonplace in B...
  • Tinting Regulations to come into Effect June 1st

    A few months ago GOB announced that new regulations regarding tinting on vehicles would come into effect on June 1st which is tomorrow. Our understanding is that the new rules have been tied into GOB’s stated intent to fight crime, and apparently since ...
  • NBO Deadlock on Northern Runs

    On Friday there was a national shutdown of the Transportation Industry after bus operators blocked the major highways. A press conference held by Prime Minister Dean Barrow that same afternoon was every bit as contentious as the bus blockade, as officials...
  • 2011 Hurricane Season Predicted to be Very Active

    The 2011 Hurricane Season will officially start tomorrow June 1st and culminate on November 30th and all indications are that it will be an above average year in terms of activity, with between 13 and 18 named systems predicted to roam our waters. Chief...
  • Three Men Detained for Drug Trafficking

    Three men were detained over the weekend after Corozal Police discovered two bags containing cannabis inside the vehicle in which they were travelling. On Friday night Corozal Police were on routine patrol when they noticed a suspicious green Toyota car w...
  • Rumors of Cash Crisis at OWTC

    Today CTV-3 received multiple reports that employees of the Orange Walk Town Council had not received their end of month salaries because of a lack of the necessary funds. According to one source, only five persons, one of them the Town Administrator, had...
  • While Abelardo Mai is Elected as P.U.P Standard Bearer for O/W North

    This weekend was politically packed, as Marco Tulio Mendez was endorsed as the standard bearer for Orange Walk East and Jose Abelardo Mai won over Daniel Copo in the elections for standard bearer in Orange Walk South. Both candidates join Jorge Briceno, w...
  • Marco Tulio Mendez Endorsed as Standard Bearer for P.U.P O/W East

    The blue machine was firing on all cylinders over the weekend as the People’s United Party endorsed Doctor Marco Tulio Mendez as Standard Bearer for Orange Walk East for the upcoming General Elections. The endorsement ceremony kicked off with a parade f...
  • Police Investigate Possible Arson in Ranchito

    Corozal Police are investigating a report of what appears to be arson which occurred in the village of Ranchito. The victim is 31 year old Claudia Sagastume, a Guatemalan businesswoman. She reported that just before one in the afternoon on Saturday she ar...
  • Belize Mail and Packaging Services in Corozal Robbed at Gunpoint

    The office of the Belize Mail and Packaging Services in Corozal was robbed at gunpoint on Friday afternoon. Employee Sheila Torres told Police that at around 2:00pm while at the business along with Manager Estelita Pratt, two persons entered the establish...
  • Lifeless Body of Mexican Police Officer Found Floating in Belizean Waters

    The lifeless body of a Mexican Police Officer was found floating in Belizean waters this morning. Corozal Police were called to the banks of the Rio Hondo River where they observed the body of a male person floating on their side of the jurisdiction. ...
  • 26 Year Old Murdered in O.W

    Orange Walk District recorded its 5th murder last night after 26 year old Alberto Atarnan Tutt was killed execution style. The 26 year old was shot four times at around 11:00 last night while hanging out at his mother’s house located on the Belize Coroz...
  • BMHS PTA Plans Fundraising Event

    There is a much used phrase - “Education is the Key to Success” - but the truth is that many times primary school students find themselves unable to access secondary education due to financial constraints. If those students are unable to get a scholar...
  • Re-known Musician Launches his New CD

    Earlier we showed you renowned musician Aurelio Martinez meeting with students, but that’s not the only reason he’s here. He’s also promoting his new album entitled Laru Beya. The album consists of 12 songs including Ereba, and seeks to promote the ...
  • Elegance Boutique Hold Second Fashion Show

    Elegance Boutique opened its doors to the public two weeks ago after holding its first fashion show at the Gala Lounge. The event featured dresses for a variety of occasions including weddings and the very important and upcoming proms. The boutique has de...
  • Aurelio Martinez - The Message and the Music

    Aurelio Martinez is a well know musician who has released several albums including Garifuna Soul which won top 10 Album in 2004 and for which he was named newcomer of the year. For Martinez, who grew up in a small fishing village on the Caribbean coast of...
  • Man Found Guilty in Northern Highway Drug Plane Landing

    In 2008 charges were brought against nine persons after a twin-engine Beechcraft flying a Venezuelan flag landed on mile 41 on the Northern Highway. All persons with the exception of Roy Lanza were acquitted of all charges after the Department of Public P...