Belize Defense Force

  • Are BDF Soldiers working past Retirement Age?

    A complaint reaching our news desk today is that some officers in the Belize Defense Force are working past their retirement age and therefore illegally employed. Additionally, there is concern that...

  • Brigadier General Jones to take up New Post in Washington

    Love News has received credible information that Brigadier General David Jones will be appointed as Belize’s Military Attaché in Washington D.C. Jones who is currently on pre-retirement leave told Love News...

  • BDF Soldiers Deployed to Dominica to Assist in Relief Efforts

    The Ministry of Defence issued a statement this morning in which it says that Governor General of Belize, His Excellency Sir Colville Young, has authorized the deployment of Belize Defence Force...

  • Report Suggests Discrepancies of BDF’s Fund

    A report recently conducted by the Belize Defence Force Fund suggests discrepancies. The BDF Fund is money raised by the soldiers through different activities carried out throughout the year. A portion...

  • BDF’s Hospital renovated at a cost of $268K

    Today, the U.S. Embassy held a closing ceremony for the Belize Defence Force Hospital Renovation Project at the Price Barrack in Ladyville.  The project was undertaken four months ago with the...

  • EX-BDF Acquitted of Murder

    Twenty-four year old ex-BDF soldier Jermaine Rhaburn, charged with the murder of 21 year old BDF volunteer Clifford Cruz, was acquitted of the charge today by Justice Adolph Lucas in a...

  • Colonel Steven Ortega to succeed Brigadier General David Jones

    In June of this year, Brigadier General David Jones told the media that he would soon be retiring. Today, Minister of Defence John Saldivar told the media that the General is...

  • Captain Neal Excels Academically Abroad

    Today the Belize Defence Force announced that one of its own has completed his Masters of Arts in Strategic Security Studies at the National Defence University in the USA. A statement...

  • BDF participate in training to assist at risk youths

    Members of the Belize Defence Forced participated in a training last week on how to positively influence at risked youths in Belize City. The training which was for ten days was...

  • BDF holds annual competition

    This weekend the Belize Defense force held its annual March and Shoot and pistol competitions.  The march and shoot competition is exclusively for the BDF while the pistol shoot competition is...

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