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Missing Mother of 2 Found Dead: Felina James was Chopped to Death

After being missing for seven days, thirty-six-year-old Felina James was found murdered and her body dumped along the Coastal Road. Her remains were discovered by a caretaker of a nearby [...]

Guilty of Murder – Two Men are Convicted of Killing Richard and Maria Stuart

The families of Richard and Maria Stuart exited the court today in an emotional state. Ten years ago to date, the young couple was brutally murdered at their house in [...]

4 Persons Survive Head-on Collision

Four persons are lucky to be alive tonight after they were involved in a head-on collision this morning. It happened at around seven o’clock between miles two and three of [...]

C.A. Nationals cleared to enter Belize at Western Border

There are more details tonight on a number of persons who were held at the western border on Thursday for hours. About two hundred Guatemalan nationals arrived at the border [...]

Minister of Education weighs in on shut down of Sacred Heart School

A sewerage problem at the Sacred Heart Primary School in Dangriga has caused the school to shut down and students have been away from classes for eight days. The school’s [...]

Education Minister Slams B.N.T.U. over Hardship Allowance

Minister, Patrick Faber also had some strong words for the Belize National Teachers Union and its president, Senator Elena Smith. Minister Faber was asked for an update regarding delayed meetings [...]

Education Minister Speaks on Proposal 22

The B.N.T.U. is also upset that there has been no progress regarding Proposal Twenty-Two which covers a number of issues including a proposal to have government pay one hundred percent [...]

Body of Woman Found on the Coastal Road

There is a report that the body of a woman was found off the Coastal Road. Police are yet to confirm the identity of the female. We will have more [...]

Twenty-one Day Notice Extended, Possible Strike Action is Delayed Another Ten Days

There is some relief tonight as a strike by stevedores has been averted at least for now.  This afternoon, the stevedores, the Port of Belize and the Labour Department met [...]

Will Stevedores Reduce Gang Sizes Once Again?

The Christian Workers Union and the Port of Belize have made some progress in respect of their negotiations towards a Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Reducing the number of stevedores by one [...]

A Tribunal to Oversee Concerns of Stevedores and Port Management

In respect of a tribunal to be put together to oversee the concerns of both parties, letters are being sent out to the National Trade Union Congress of Belize, as [...]

San Pedro Police Investigate Rape of a Child

A thirty-one-year-old Salvadoran national is accused of raping his five-year-old step-daughter on Monday night while she was left with him at their house in San Pedro. The step father was [...]

“Our Children Need Our Help”: NCFC

The National Committee for Families and Children has joined the public outrage in condemning the disturbing rape report, saying that “our children need our help.” In a release, the N.C.F.C. [...]

Japhet Bennett is Freed of Life Sentence for Murder

Twenty-six-year-old Japhet Bennett was released from the Belize Central Prison on Wednesday afternoon after a life sentence handed down to him at the age of sixteen was quashed by the [...]

Kevin Thomas Succumbs to Gunshot Injuries, Shadron Gillett to be Charged with His Murder

Shooting victim, Kevin Thomas, clung to life for less than two days. But tonight the raffle man, as he is known, is dead. Thomas was shot multiple times on Monday [...]


There is an alarming report coming out of San Pedro Town, today. A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped at the hands of her step-father who is in custody and has [...]

21 Day Strike Notice Still In Effect for Stevedores

A notice of intended industrial action to come into effect on Friday remains intact, despite a lengthy meeting between the Christian Workers Union and the Port of Belize Limited. The [...]

Tux Says Despite Progress, Port of Belize has Backup Plans in Place

Chief Executive Officer Arturo ‘Tux’ Vasquez has been at the helm of the company since the Port of Belize went into receivership in 2012. Despite the hostilities between P.B.L. and [...]

Stevedores to Receive Four Years Back Pay

Progress was reached by both parties in the matter of outstanding salary increases which have been due to stevedores since 2015. According to Hyde, the agreement is important since it [...]

CCJ Rules Against Titan International Securities

The Caribbean Court of Justice today also delivered a judgment partly against Titan International Securities which launched a lawsuit against the Government of Belize after its offices on Coney Drive [...]

Noel Leal Jr. Executed in Mahogany Heights Community

The son of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Noel Leal Junior, was executed and his Ladyville house ransacked likely by his killer over the weekend. Leal Junior was shot once to [...]

Gunman Shoots Raffle-man; Special Constable Shoots Alleged Gunman

Tonight, Kevin Thomas, a popular raffle man, is fighting to stay alive at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital having undergone various rounds of surgery. Thomas was shot multiple times on [...]

Who Shot Elroy Saldano on Haulze Street?

Prior to the shooting of Kevin Thomas, there was another act of gun violence over the extended weekend. Around one-thirty on Monday afternoon, in the vicinity of Belize Water Services [...]

Guatemalan Cops Busted with Uzi in Benque Free Zone

A pair of Guatemalan lawmen is in hot water for having crossed over into Belizean territory over the weekend with a concealed weapon inside their vehicle.  Police officers Juan Garcia [...]

P.U.P. Leader Explains Why Meeting with Southern Caucus was Cancelled

Turning to political news…In August, the People’s United Party’s Southern Caucus announced that it will vote against taking the Belize/Guatemala dispute for resolution to the International Court of Justice. The [...]