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Philip Willoughby or Dion Leslie to Replace Mayor Darrell Bradley at City Hall

Belize City voters will head to the polls on August twenty-seventh to elect the ten city councilors and one mayoral candidate to represent the United Democratic Party at next year’s [...]

Is Mayor Bradley Ashamed of Gov’t? P.U.P. Ready to Pounce

Mayor Bradley is presently out of the country and city residents will have to wait until he gets back to hear his explanation.  But one possible reason is that the [...]

Toledo’s Juan Choc charged for Abdush Salam Murder

Seventeen days after his murder, police believe they have cracked the murder of Bangladeshi national, twenty-nine-year-old Abdush Salam. This morning, a twenty-three-year-old man from the Toledo District was arraigned for [...]

New Corozal O.C. Ready to Crack Double-Murder Cases

New O.C. of Corozal Superintendent Sinquest Martinez comes to the job from National Crimes Investigation Branch and the Major Crimes Unit, where he was staff officer. He has thirty-one years [...]

Police Officer Avoids Injury, But Friend is Slain in San Victor Road Accident

There were a number of traffic mishaps over the week; two which were fatal. Up north, Corozal police continue to investigate a traffic fatality on the San Victor Road.  The [...]

More Traffic Mishaps: U.S. Citizen is Killed in Towhead Collision

The other fatal RTA occurred on Saturday afternoon in Stann Creek. Police arrived on the scene near the junction to the Bocawina National Park in Silk Grass where they saw [...]

New Trial for Accused in Death of B.D.F. Soldier

The Caribbean Court of Justice ordered this morning that three men, who were acquitted of the murder of B.D.F. soldier James Noralez, are to be retried for the same crime. [...]

Farmer Accused of Molesting 11-Year-Old in Bomba

Tonight, a Bomba resident is also behind bars for two counts of sexual assault upon an eleven-year-old student of northern Belize. Forty-year-old Jorge Cerraras, a farmer of the village in [...]

Accused Hilux Thief Remanded Over Gun Charge

Twenty-year-old Melchor de Mencos, Peten resident Marlon Benedicto Portillo, has been charged for the offenses of “kept ammunition without a gun license” and “kept firearm without a gun license.” The [...]

Why Belize Buses Can’t Cross the Border to Chetumal

Beginning this past weekend, the commute to the popular shopping destination of Chetumal, Mexico ran into some issues. Blaming safety issues, Chetumal city authorities decided to have buses from Belize [...]

Mexico Pushes for Treaty on Human Trafficking Collaboration

Last week, Chetumal Police rescued a Belizean teenager who was briefly ensnared by suspected human traffickers in the Botes area. It highlighted the severe problem of human trafficking, for which [...]

The World Youth Conference Comes to Belize in November

The Department of Youth Services announced today that Belize has been selected as host of the upcoming World Youth Conference. It’s a big event which brings together youths from around [...]

Fire Displaces 2 Families in Supal Street

A fire on Supal Street, Belize City has left seven persons without a home. The weekend fire wiped out one house completely and partially destroyed another. Both properties were not [...]

Preparing Children for Hurricane Experience

UNICEF and government are putting children at the center of hurricane and emergency preparedness and risk management. In a “train the trainers” workshop, representatives from local government, human services, ministry [...]

How Local Governments Can Reach Traumatized Child Disaster Victims

Going beyond the typical post-disaster needs of victims of fires, hurricanes, flooding, crime and other catastrophes, CEMO Coordinator Philip Willoughby says local government officials need to do more for our [...]

Belize to CODICADER U-15 Games; Still in Danger of Ban

The CODICADER Under-fifteen Games are scheduled to take place in Honduras towards the end of August and Belize will be participating in the upcoming tournament.  The announcement follows an official [...]

Youth Athletes Aim for Glory in Bahamas

A small contingent of athletes headed today for the Bahamas where the Commonwealth Games are taking place this week.  One thousand athletes will be competing overall in nine sporting disciplines. [...]

Lady Teen Volleyballers Host Regional Championship

The Under-twenty Central American Female Volleyball Championship will be hosted in Belize starting Wednesday.  The tournament will see young athletes from across the region participate in a series of grueling [...]

Allyana Musa Vows to Make Belize Proud

Allyanna Musa, the team’s setter, is particularly excited about participating in the tournament because it is being held in Belize City at the SCA gymnasium.  Her eyes, like those of [...]

The Weekend Sporting Update on Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of weekend sporting activities….]