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Faulty Electrical Connection Cause of Weekend Fire in Belize City

In addition to the murders and shootings, as well as traffic accidents that occurred during the Easter break, a fire also destroyed a small house. The house was unoccupied when [...]

William Gonzalez is Busted and Charged for Drug Trafficking

Police are reporting a drug bust at the Benque Viejo Del Carmen Bus terminal. It yielded them over six thousand grams of weed or more than thirteen pounds of the [...]

Vehicle Stolen from ASP Selvyn Tillett to be Returned to Belize

Assistant Superintendent of Police Selvyn Tillett was robbed at gunpoint on Valentine’s Day and relieved of his son-in-law’s pickup truck while in his hometown of Benque Viejo.  ASP Tillett was [...]

Churches Weigh in on Budget

During today’s lengthy Senate debate, the church also had its say on the pros and cons of the annual budget.  While Senator Ashley Rocke did not altogether pan the 2016/2017 [...]

Sports Monday: Guatemalan Wins the 2016 Cross Country Garland

Good evening, I’m James Adderley, this is sports Monday and I certainly hope that you had an enjoyable holiday.   Of course the entire nation was glued to the 88th [...]

RED Police Capture Armed Robbers in River Valley

There have been a string of violent robberies of late in the Belize District and with the Easter holidays upon us, the police are asking residents to be careful. The [...]

Motorist Mows Down American Cyclists Training for Cross Country

A group of US cyclists training on the George Price Highway this morning was hit by a vehicle near mile thirteen driven by a seventy-four year old Denton Hendy. All [...]

Regular & Diesel Pump Prices Go Up Again

The domestic cost of fuel went up again earlier this week with the cost per gallon of regular inching closer toward the nine dollar cap.  While the cost per gallon [...]

Coast Guard Graduates 46

The eighth class of recruits of the Belize National Coast Guard graduated this morning at the Williamson Compound in Ladyville. The intake of forty-six trained for three months to prepare [...]

Papa Mena Takes on Pastor Stirm in the House

Well-known Pastor Scott Stirm has come under some fire in the wake of the release of a video which has gone viral. In the edited video, Stirm is speaking to [...]

Barrow Uses Debate to Slam Caribbean Shores Rep

The debate on the 2016/2017 budget ran the full two days allocated in the House, and was closed with the Prime Minister’s presentation at around eight on Wednesday night. For [...]

PM Says Cayo South Rep Is a Pig Without Lipstick

But the PM reserved special insult for Cayo South Representative Julius Espat. In his presentation Espat played on the Old English definition of barrow which he claimed referred to a [...]

Prime Minister Claims Opposition’s Debate is Full of Untruths and Half-Truths

And then to the budget for the fiscal year 2016/2017! Starting with the leader of the Opposition, members on that side of the gallery claimed that based on all relevant [...]

OW South Rep Says Budget Has Nothing for Agro-Productive Sector

A major plank of the Opposition’s debate in the House was agriculture. They pointed to situations in the papaya, shrimp, citrus, sugar and banana and put the blame squarely on [...]

PM Rebuts Mai – Says His Administration is All for Agriculture

Prime Minister Barrow says that criticism is unfair based on the many factors which are completely out of government’s control. Additionally, he states that any claim that his administration has [...]

Opposition Leader Praised by U.D.P. Mesopotamia Rep

We close tonight’s coverage of the 2016/2017 budget debate with something we’ve hardly before been privileged to witness. The sessions in the House are always confrontational and testy, often hostile [...]

Fisheries Officer Charged for Crazy Sexual Assault

An allegation of sexual assault has been lodged against a Fisheries Officer by a woman who claims he sexually assaulted her at the corner of Regent Street West and the [...]

4 Chinese and Male Vendor in Hattieville Charged for Altercation

The Manager of Everyday Supermarket in Hattieville and three employees were arraigned on Wednesday for wounding entertainer Harrison Bruce fourteen days ago.  Wei Lin Huang, Manager of the supermarket, and [...]

ACP Broaster Supports Implementation of Curfew for Minors

As we’ve reported, the suspects in many of the recent crimes in the Belize District are minors and the three regional commanders of the Eastern Division are actively looking at [...]

Canon Leroy Flowers Reflects on the Meaning of Easter

Easter, like Christmas, is a special time of year.  While many celebrate the birth of Christ on December twenty-fifth, they also mourn his death on Good Friday and honor his [...]

Coast Guard Issues Boating Advisory for Easter Season

The exodus from mainland to the cayes began earlier today, with dozens of private vessels heading out to San Pedro, Caye Caulker and other secluded locations.  While Belizeans take to [...]

Gapi Vega Explains His Abrupt Departure

Day-two of the budget debate started promptly at nine this morning. All eyes have been on the representative for Orange Walk North, Gaspar Vega. In the biggest political news of [...]

Vega Says He’ll Remain Active in Orange Walk North

There has been rampant speculation that Vega’s resignation is a result of the Ministry of Lands being removed from him after general elections of November fourth, 2015. One very popular [...]

Sedi Addresses Issue of Sarstoon Incident in Debate

Today’s session in the House of Representatives, the second day of the new budget for the fiscal year beginning April first, was led by Area Representative for Pickstock Wilfred Elrington. [...]

Elrington Says Belizeans Are Provoking Guatemalans at the Sarstoon

The head of this country, Prime Minister Dean Barrow, has condemned the aggressive actions of the Guatemalans at the Sarstoon, not only in the wake of this last incident but [...]