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A house collapses in Orange Walk; 10 year old boy critically injured

Two children were injured today in a freak accident up north. Ten year old Brithon Cordova is in critical condition while his nephew, seven year old Jovuan was more fortunate [...]

Belize Advisory Council orders reinstatement of Col. Javier Castellans

There is justice for Colonel Javier Castellanos. Seven months after he was removed from the Belize Defence Force as Deputy Commandant, Castellanos has been cleared by the Belize Advisory Council [...]

Police Association and the Ministry clear the air

Tonight, it appears that the dust has settled between the Belize Police Association and the Police Department. On Wednesday, the president of the Association, Corporal Eldon Arzu and its vice [...]

Illegal gold mining ring is suspected to involve over 300 Guatemalans

Belize’s natural resources are under sustained threat. In the Chiquibul, incursions by Guatemalan nationals to illegally log, extract xate and poach for exotic birds are escalating.  There is now news [...]

C.W.U. and S.S.B. finally pen Collective Bargaining Agreement

After years of back and forth, today the Christian Workers Union signed a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Social Security Board. Following the lengthy negotiations, President of the C.W.U., Antonio [...]

P.U.P. condemns last minute House Meeting announcements

The P.U.P. is condemning the lack of adequate notice for Friday’s House sitting. According to the P.U.P., members of the opposition received notice of Friday’s meeting on Tuesday and a [...]

Fisherman says he was detained after a raid that yielded nothing

A fisherman of Alligator Head Caye in Southern Belize is complaining that the Belize Coast Guard reportedly carried out two raids at his house on the island. According to Jamaal [...]

Accused cop shooter faces 6 criminal charges

Thirty year old Delford Slusher is accused of shooting police corporal Victor Lima, during a home invasion in Hattieville on Tuesday night. In court this morning, Slusher was slapped with [...]

One of two suspects is charged for armed robbery on Elston Kerr Street

A man was held up, pistol whipped and robbed in his yard on Monday night and tonight one of two suspects is behind bars. The victim is twenty-nine year old [...]

CEMO presents disaster plans to NEMO Minister and Coordinator

The City Emergency Management Organization, CEMO, the municipal arm of the National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, is gearing up for any disaster this season. This morning, a presentation was held [...]

BCVI’s summer camp; fun and education for visually impaired kids

Special needs students from primary and high schools from all corners of the jewel have been camping in Belize City. They have been attending the annual summer camp of the [...]

Crimestoppers partners with Central Assembly of God for Summer Camp

Not far away, over two hundred children have been attending the Central Assembly of God’s summer camp. The students were engaged in the creative and performing arts for the past [...]

The medical perspective on decriminalizing marijuana possession

You will have heard by now of a proposal to decriminalize the possession of a small quantity of marijuana. The pros and cons of this proposal have been and will [...]