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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 [...]

Belize Barrier Reserve System Officially Delisted from UNESCO’s “in Danger” List

The Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System is finally off the List of World Heritage in Danger.  The precious ecosystem was inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1996, but in [...]

Guatemalans Respond to the Delisting Saying the Reef System is under Dispute

Taking in the announcement, Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber reminded the international community that Belize’s ecosystems are under attack due to continued incursions, including illegal fishing and the pillaging of [...]

Protesters Descends on Belmopan to Object to Israeli Training of Police

Artists converged in Belmopan today for a protest against the state of Israel. It was prompted by the decision of the government to allow for the Israeli police to offer [...]

Protesters Not Fazed by National Evangelical Association of Belize

Just before the protest got underway, the National Evangelical Association of Belize offered its support. NEAB went on the offensive to say that Palestinians, funded and backed by terrorists, recently [...]

CCJ Hears Case about Justice Samuel Awich in the Belize Judiciary

The Caribbean Court of Justice today heard arguments concerning a judge in the Belize judiciary. In 2012, Dean Boyce and the British Caribbean Bank Limited, as well as Lord Michael [...]

Investigation Should Determine Whether Justice Awich Remains on Bench

Given the evidence that is presently before the court, as well as the Judicial and Legal Services Commission, Courtenay says that an investigation should be undertaken to determine whether Justice [...]

Attorney Leona Duncan Defends the Decision of the Judicial & Legal Services Commission

Attorney Leona Duncan, who appeared on behalf of the Solicitor General’s Office, submitted that the decision by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission not to forward the complaint against Justice [...]

CCJ Hears Dangerous Harm Case Against Gilbert Henry

The Caribbean Court of Justice also heard from Director of Public Prosecutions, Cheryl Lyn Vidal.  The D.P.P. is seeking the CCJ to re-instate an oral ruling delivered on twenty-second March [...]

Guatemalan Nationals Charged for Murder of Salvadoran Man in Franks Eddy Village

Belmopan Police have arrested and charged a man and a woman in the brutal chopping death of fifty-two-year-old Santos Guerra Dominguez. Guatemalan nationals’ forty-year-old Arnulfo Nunez Gonzalez and thirty-nine-year-old Hilcia [...]

Fire Destroys an Abandoned Building in Corozal Town

While residents of Corozal Town were in deep slumber, a fire erupted in the Rainbow Town area. Sometime before three this morning, the fire engulfed an abandoned building located across [...]

Mo’s Supermarket Targeted by Armed Thieves in Corozal

Just before the close of business on Monday night, a robbery occurred in the heart of Corozal Town on Fifth Avenue. Shan He, the proprietor of Mo’s Supermarket, was targeted [...]

9-Year-Old Drowns in Corozal

Also up north, a nine-year-old student from Halls Layout drowned after a swim at the beach in Corozal Bay. Around midday on Monday, thirty-year-old Hector Kelly took his son, Mathew [...]

2 Men Busted with Gun in Belmopan

Police made a bust today in Belmopan in which two men were arrested.  During a joint operation before three o’clock this afternoon, a vehicle was searched between miles forty-eight and [...]

Is Jane Doe Leanne Gagliardi?

On Monday, we reported that one of our viewers from Hopkins in southern Belize reached out to our newsroom saying that she recognized Jane Doe, a Caucasian woman, whose body [...]

First Group of Inmates Graduates from the GREAT Programme

The GREAT programme of the Police Department has been going on for some time involving youths from primary schools who are encouraged to participate to keep them away from the [...]

Diesel Takes a Dip at the Pumps

The price for diesel decreased by twenty-two cents per gallon at the pump in Belize City and is selling at ten dollars and seventy-five cents.  A release from the government [...]

The Real Tarzan in Belize for 5-day Tour

Michael Holsten, known on social media across the world as the Real Tarzan, is in Belize for a five-day tour of the country. The twenty-four-year-old is an exotic animal specialist, [...]