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Mother, Kids, Niece Trapped in Deadliest House Fire in a Decade

The San Pedro community has been left devastated by one of the most ferocious fires in the island and elsewhere in the country. The blaze erupted at about two-forty-five this [...]

Firefighters Ran Out of Water; Single Stairs was Only Exit

As the hellish fire raged, the community formed a bucket brigade to assist the Fire Department to fight the uncontrolled blaze. The fire trucks ran out of water but another [...]

Assistance Pouring in for Survivors

The response to the devastating fire has been fast as residents come together at this difficult time. The Town Council, Belize Red Cross San Pedro Branch and NEMO have all [...]

Cabinet Reshuffles: Hugo Supplants Carla at Lands

For the fourth time in less than two years, the all-powerful Ministry of Natural Resources has a new leader. At the start of today’s Cabinet meeting in Belmopan, Prime Minister [...]

P.U.P. Believes There’s More to the Story

The Opposition People’s United Party, like the rest of the nation, says it wants answers as to why Doctor Barnett is “being demoted,” in favour of “relatively junior” Hugo Patt. [...]

G.S.U. Detained Ryan Rhaburn by Tight Chokehold

Twenty-one-year-old Ryan Rhaburn was arrested and charged along with two others on October thirtieth, 2017, concerning the robbery of a pawnshop in Belmopan a few days earlier.  Rhaburn was arraigned [...]

Are Members of Elite Unit on “Payroll” of Local Pawn Shop?

Rhaburn’s mother, who also asked not to appear on camera, makes some very bold claims against members of the police department.  Likewise, Shari Lopez accuses the owners of the pawnshop [...]

Chester Says G.S.U. Tried to Reason with Rhaburn

Deputy Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, who has viewed amateur footage of the incident, tells an entirely different story of what transpired.  He goes as far as stating that the [...]

Rudolph Welcome Charged with Attempted Murder of Eugene Henderson Jr.

Eighteen-year-old Rudolph Welcome has been remanded to the Belize Central Prison after being arraigned for the near-fatal shooting of Eugene Henderson Junior over the weekend.  On Saturday night, the twenty-three-year-old [...]

Court of Appeal Considers Abetment Re-Trial for Aracely Cahueque

She was not in court today, but twenty-three-year-old Aracely Cahueque could find herself back in front of a Belizean court, if the Court of Appeal finds that she must face [...]

2 Charged for Moon Grocery Robbery

A pair of Belize City teenagers has been remanded to the Central Prison in connection with the armed robbery of Moon Grocery Store on Coney Drive, located up the street [...]

Homeless Man Needs two hundred dollars to Pay Theft Fine

A homeless man caught stealing inside a clothing store on Albert Street avoided jail today. But forty-four-year-old Denroy Ingram is not out of danger yet as he must find two [...]

The “Port” Hotly Contested by U.D.P.

Minister Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez is going into retirement and right about now he is observing the persons who are interested in replacing him for the U.D.P. in the Port Loyola [...]

Sargassum Killed Fish in San Pedro

There has been at least two fish kill in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Back in May, hundreds of dead fish including permit and bonefish surfaced on the Boca Del Rio [...]

Making Fishing Industry Gender Equitable

June is fisherfolk month and a number of activities are being held across the country to engage fishers on the state of the industry. Today, the Second Annual Women in [...]

Teaching Businesses to Survive Disasters

Earlier today, forty participants, including clients of SBDC Belize and Export Belize, both units of BELTRAIDE, attended a workshop to strengthen the capacities of policy makers, business development organizations and [...]

Garifuna Language Made Easier to Teach

Over the past century, around four hundred languages have gone extinct and most linguists estimate that more than fifty percent of the world’s remaining six thousand five hundred languages will be gone [...]