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Businessman Jose Villanueva is Executed by His Neighbor, Jeweler Manuel Pacheco

Just before news time on Thursday, shots rang out on East Collect Canal near the Pound Yard Bridge which resulted in the murder of a mechanic. Several shots were fired [...]

Area Rep Manuel Heredia Jr. Expresses Shock and Condolences After Deadly San Pedro Fire

The worst fire tragedy in San Pedro occurred early on the morning of June twelfth in the Escalante Subdivision on the island where four persons were killed in the blaze. [...]

Minister Heredia Will Lobby for Potable Water on La Isla Bonita

The fire has sparked outrage by residents who say that the tragic death of the family could have been averted if appropriate fire-fighting equipment was available on the prime tourism [...]

NEMO and Private Citizens Offer Assistance to Fire Victim’s

Samir Nunez and his father David survived the inferno since they were able to get out of the burning building.  While the sixteen-year-old is at home with his relatives, David [...]

News Five Treks to South Cebada in the Chiquibul Forest

South Cebada is one of the most remote areas of the Chiquibul National Park. While it is deep inside the protected area and difficult to reach, it is also located [...]

Government Commends the Actions of FCD in Arresting Guatemalan Poachers

As you heard, manning the Chiquibul National Park poses a huge challenge to the relevant agencies, including Friends for Conservation and Development.  FCD rangers on June sixth spotted a group [...]

G.O.B. to Donate $100,000 to Guatemala for Volcano Relief

Guatemala was recently hit by the Volcan de Fuego that has caused the deaths of as many as one hundred and fourteen persons and untold damages to property and infrastructure. [...]

Accused Murderer Mathew Moore is Granted Bail after Years of Pretrial Detention

Twenty-seven-year-old Mathew Moore, accused of murder, was today granted bail. Moore, who has been behind bars waiting for trial since March 2011, was given bail in the sum of twenty-five [...]

Court of Appeal Reserves Decision in the Case of Gareth Hemmans Junior

The Court of Appeal today heard the case of thirty-two-year-old Gareth Hemmans Junior, who is convicted of attempted murder and is serving an eight-year sentence handed down in October of [...]

Tourism Minister Weighs in on Carla Barnett’s Departure from Ministry of Lands…

From assisting affected fire victims in the San Pedro fire to politics….the Belize Rural South area rep and Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Manuel Heredia Junior, was also quizzed [...]

…But What does He Think About Her Replace at Lands Department?

Moving on from the exit of the senator, Manuel Heredia Junior went on to throw his support behind elected cabinet colleague Hugo Patt, saying that Patt’s integrity and political will [...]

100 Public Officers Recognized for Exemplary Service

The Ministry of the Public Service recognized dozens of outstanding public officers during an awards ceremony this evening in Belize City.  Policemen, firemen, and other employees from across various government [...]

Civic Center is Green lighted for Use as EOC at Disaster Time

With the hurricane season now underway, concerns about the use of the new Civic Center as the Emergency Operation Center for CEMO have been put to rest.  Late on Thursday, [...]

Tropic Air Joins Forces with Copa Airlines for Flights to South America

COPA airlines and Tropic Air have signed off an agreement that will potentially increase the number of visitors to Belize. COPA already has two weekly flights to Belize and will [...]

Another Airport on Ambergris Caye?

On Thursday, the Diario de Quintana Roo in Chetumal quoted the Honorary Consulate of Belize in Quintana Roo, saying that the construction of the international airport in San Pedro has [...]

More Boots on the Ground in Otoxha to Ward of Guatemalan Poachers

There has been an increase in military presence near the outskirts of Otoxha Village, in an area adjacent to the Guatemalan border.  The need for B.D.F. patrols to be deployed [...]

Mediation and Conflict Resolution Among Vulnerable Groups

The Youth and Community Transformation Project (YCT) and RESTORE Belize partnered to train nineteen service providers in conflict mediation. The social workers, community rehabilitation officers, police officers, and youth workers [...]