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Banana Growers support CGA and call for removal of Ministry C.E.O.

Unrest within the citrus belt continued for a second day as disgruntled farmers and their employees once again gathered in Pomona, along with the executive, as well as other members [...]

B.D.F. nonlethal weapons choice for City streets and border

News circulated about a week ago that the Belize Defence Force soldiers patrolling the border would be armed with taser guns and batons. But before public uproar erupted, Minister John [...]

Ten bullets; man gunned down in Murder Capital, Belize City

One man narrowly escaped being murdered on Tuesday night and he clings to life while another shooting victim was gunned down with close to a dozen bullets this morning, just [...]

Accomplices shoot fellow thief for declining to commit robbery

There is no honor amongst thieves and that old adage was proven true once again on Ambergris Caye. Three men conspired to participate in an armed robbery and assault, but [...]

Primary school student falls from crowded bus

Tonight, a student of the Holy Redeemer Primary school is at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital receiving treatment for injuries he received in a traffic accident involving a bus belonging [...]

Shooting in air and high speed chase in the City

There was a disturbance on Tuesday night in Belize City near Mahogany Street. Shots were fired and the cops were in a fast pursuit of men driving a Toyota Camry. [...]

For his manslaughter court date, he brought a bag full of clothes

The celebrations on carnival day were marred by tragedy for a George Street family when twenty-five year old security guard, Shane Dougal, was knocked down and killed on his way [...]

Ladyville resident busted for hiring undocumented migrant workers

Also in the courts, a group of women were hauled before a magistrate because they were illegally working in the country. But instead of the employees, it’s the employer who [...]

B.D.F. 2-day hike to border to change with new vehicles

The Belize Defence Force received a donation from the Ministry of National Security today and it will be most appreciated by the soldiers who have to patrol the remote areas [...]

U.S Capital says it’s G.O.B. who made the rules to EIA Consultation engagement

The environmental community has come out in full support of the Maya Leaders Alliance and the Toledo Alcaldes Association because of what they believe is a botched consultation in Sundaywood [...]

APAMO appalled by U.S. Capital EIA and says it’s incomplete

Most of the discussion surrounding the U.S. Capital Environmental Impact Assessment focused on the incident during which Martin Alegria and Ligorio Coy removed Greg Choc of the Sarstoon Temash Institute [...]

B.N.T.U. advises members to read amended Education Act

While the US Capital Energy issue continues to fester, another controversy is blazing on the education front. The Belize National Teachers’ Union (B.N.T.U.) issued an advisory to its membership and [...]

Police and B.T.I.A. sign M.O.U. for 24-hour checkpoint on Placencia Road

The Ministry of National Security and the Steering Committee of the Peninsula 2020 Initiative which includes the Placencia and Seine Bight Village Councils, the Placencia B.T.I.A., and a host of [...]

How do you manage mounting piles of solid waste?

An improved solid waste management system has been in the pipeline for over a decade and it is finally coming to fruition. That’s has been the focus of the Solid [...]

Belize’s 1st Small Business Development Center was launch

Belize’s first Small Business Development Center was launched today at the Radisson.  The initiative is a partnership between a number of agencies, including BELTRAIDE, the Development Finance Corporation, ITVET, the [...]

Ascenthium seeks rock superstardom in Superstar

Be The Next Superstar is Channel Five’s runaway hit family program. The winner of the show will take home ten thousand dollars and bragging rights. On Tuesday we met up [...]

Surveillance equipment found during Vegas Casino bust; 1 Mexican captured

A joint operation was conducted inside the Corozal Free Zone. The multi agency team consisted of Belize Defence Force Soldiers, various departments of the police and the customs department. The [...]

Hundreds of Citrus Growers protest C.P.B.L. and Banks Holdings

Over three hundred citrus growers made their discontent clear this morning as they have refused to take their oranges to the plant and instead picketed the Citrus Products of Belize [...]

Caribbean Pride, whose trademark is it? Banks or CGA

Another issue involving Citrus Products of Belize Limited (C.P.B.L.), Banks Holdings of Barbados and the Citrus Growers Association is over the Caribbean Pride Trademark. According to CGA Director, Denzil Jenkins, [...]

Should G.O.B. pay compassion to families of Guatemalan nationals who are killed during illegal activities?

Tonight’s question is: Should the government pay compassionate grants to families of Guatemalan nationals who are killed during illegal activities? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to [...]

P.U.P. chides government on healthcare

This afternoon, the Peoples United Party (P.U.P.) held a two hour press conference inside the Independence Hall headquarters. The room was filled with party supporters and elected representatives. The focus [...]

Not enough; P.U.P. speaks of G.O.B.’s response to crime

Crime was the second focus of today’s press conference and the keynote was delivered by Party Chairman, Henry Charles Usher. Usher did not mince words for the Ministry of National [...]

New San Roman Police Station ready for business

A new Police Sub-Station was inaugurated in the village of San Roman in the Orange Walk District on Monday. And while P.U.P. Party Chairman made it clear he did not [...]

Minor passes out and raped after having drink with other teens

A pair of teenagers, both from the Belize District, has been charged with rape and unlawful carnal knowledge, following a report by a minor that the duo sexually assaulted her [...]

Suspected cocaine sniffed out

On Saturday October twenty-fifth, members of the Anti Drug Unit along with the K-nine Unit conducted a vehicular check point at the junction of the Southern Highway and Hopkins Village. [...]