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Pregnant Woman Critical & 3 Others Injured After Wild Shooting in Trial Farm

A pregnant woman is critical after a wild shooting at her home in Trial Farm Village on Tuesday night. Diana Ack was shot several times as she was with her [...]

Camalote Villager Shot by Off-duty Police Corporal

An officer-involved shooting in Camalote Village on Monday flew below the radar for over thirty-six hours, despite several inquiries to ascertain what transpired that evening.  Forty-four-year-old Truman Parham was shot [...]

Autopsy Confirms: Lindberg Anthony Died by Hanging

A post mortem examination, following the death of fifty-six-year-old Lindberg Anthony inside a holding cell in Crooked Tree Village, indicates that the well-known mechanic died as a result of asphyxia [...]

Israeli Training Not About Military Self-Defense

The controversy surrounding the Israel training of officers and civilians, in both the public and private sectors, easily eclipsed a government-led initiative to bolster the capacity of the police department [...]

Israeli Training to Build Trust through Community Outreach

The idea of strengthening the substance of the department through community outreach, says Aragon, is a necessary means of fortifying those with shared interests within the society.  That, according to [...]

The Cost of Living – SIB Presents Latest Report

Latest statistics show a mixed bag in the cost of living. Prices for goods and services went up slightly in May of this year when compared to the same period [...]

Unemployment Rate Goes Up

Preliminary findings from the April 2018 labour force survey carried out by S.I.B. shows that the country’s unemployment rate increased  by a marginal zero point four percent, so when compared [...]

UB Launches 4-Year Bachelors Programme in Statistics

The University of Belize recently launched a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics. The degree programme consists of a modern curriculum and includes instruction in use of software to [...]

Sand Hill Resident Arraigned for MoneyGram Robbery

A construction worker from Sand Hill, Belize District, appeared today before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford and was arraigned for robbery to which Jiovanni Augustine pleaded not guilty. Since the offense [...]

Belize Wins Silver at Taste of the Caribbean

A team of six Belizean professionals in the culinary industry competed over the past three days in the regional Taste of the Caribbean Competition held in Miami, Florida. The Belize [...]

49 Students Awarded for Doing the Right Thing

We have covered the police initiative, Du Di Rait Ting, many times in the past. But today’s ceremony was special. Forty-nine students completed the programme; eleven were honored for beating [...]

Male Manatee Calf Rescued near Long Caye

Tonight, a male manatee calf is being rehabilitated at Wild Tracks; a rehabilitation facility in Sarteneja, after it was is rescued near Long Caye. Sea to Shore Alliance Coordinator Jamal [...]

Building Resilient Communities to Weather Disasters

Hurricanes and flooding in Belize are nothing new. Compounded with a changing climate, the frequency and intensity of these natural disasters are growing. In Belize, we have had our fair [...]

Spoken Words 501 to Launch Book of Poems

On Friday, Spoken Words 501, a group of poets from across the country, will be celebrating its fifth anniversary.  It is a momentous occasion being marked by the launch of [...]

Basketball Teams Head to Cancun for Hoops on the Beach Tournament

A team of thirty-six young male basketball athletes, five coaches and chaperones left Belize this morning en route to Cancun, Mexico for an international basketball tournament. The players were recruited [...]