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Off duty police officer killed in Belmopan

It has not been a good week for the Police Department; one officer has been charged with Abetment to Murder, three more may face charges in connection with the same [...]

Chinese Nationals from Cuba without visas detained

For years Chinese nationals have been coming to Belize from the island of Cuba and then making their way to greener pastures in the north. And it seems that business [...]

One Corozal man gets 7 years for incest and assault of minor…

A case in the Orange Walk Supreme Court ended today with a father of seven being sentenced to jail for Incest and Aggravated Assault. To protect the identity of the [...]

…And another fined $5,000 for an unnatural crime

In another disturbing case from the north, twenty year old Eder Pott of Corozal, appeared in the Orange Walk Supreme Court today to face charges of an Unnatural Crime against [...]

Security guard died from gun short at Tourist Village

Tourism-related operations at the Fort Street Tourism Village were on track this morning, despite news that a security guard lost his life there just before daybreak today. By the time [...]

Officer still under investigation for death of 12 year old

Belmopan police are about to detain and question once more, a volunteer special constable in connection with the unresolved death of a young girl. The twelve year old girl had [...]

Bus conflicts prompts action between Belize/Guatemala

We have reported from time to time about the war in the transport industry between local bus companies and now there is another battle developing, but this time with regional [...]

B.N.E. launches charitable trust fund

Belize Natural Energy is the only oil company to extract and export commercial quantities of petroleum from Belize’s soil. It is estimated that from 2005 to 2008 B.N.E. earned three [...]

Ambassadors present credentials to Governor General

In news on the diplomatic front, four ambassadors presented their credentials to the Governor General of Belize, Sir Colville Young today. This morning at the Belize House, Mohammed Al-Allaf of [...]

Belize Barrier Reef in danger of dying

Australia is known for having the largest barrier reef but in the Americas we like to point out that Belize has the largest living barrier reef. That has been the [...]

2nd CARICOM Climate Change conference ends

Still on environmental news, the Second Caribbean Community Conference on Climate Change ended this week in St. Lucia with Secretary General Edwin Carrington calling for the expedition of the Climate [...]

Teacher releases “Point of Order”

Point of Order is the newest publication that will be released joining the growing number of local books. Authored by a Belizean writer, it is an anthology of thirty-two poems [...]

Word of Works finances life-saving surgery

There is a saying that if there is deprivation of food, the body feeds off of its own fat. That is the case for a seven year old minor who, [...]