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One Man Critical; Leaking Butane Tank Caused Explosion

Two women and a man were sent to the hospital on Monday evening after an explosion at an apartment building in Belize City.  A faulty butane cylinder in one of [...]

How to handle a leaking butane cylinder

There are questions on whether the explosion could have been avoided? Well, according to the fire officials, having a butane cylinder inside a house is a hazard and even more [...]

Gas Depots in Residential Areas Are Risky

The location of the fire at the corner of Mopan and Mahogany Streets sits directly across from Brown’s Gas Depot.  Had the fire not been contained, it could have proven [...]

American Expat Clifford Kirk Dies; Charges to be Upgraded to Murder for 3 Accused

Five days after he was shot to the head in a home invasion, American expat Clifford Kirk, died this morning in a Baltimore hospital in the United States. Kirk and [...]

All Confiscated Assets Released to BSWAMA Says SolGen Hawke

The Belize Solid Waste Management Authority, a statutory body, has recovered all of its assets that were crow-footed during a writ of execution carried out on behalf of Vision Architects [...]

Government Files Appeal Challenging Decision Against BSWMA

According to the Solicitor General, an appeal has since been filed, challenging the outcome of a lawsuit in which the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Vision Architects.  Despite the [...]

Has the UDP Boxed Philloughby Out of Port Loyola Convention?

Former four-time U.D.P. city councilor Phillip Willoughby is one of four candidates running in Port Loyola to represent the ruling party as standard bearer in the 2020 general elections.  Along [...]

Price for Regular Gasoline Sees a Nominal Decrease; Consumers are not Happy

The price for regular fuel decreased at midnight, but some motorists are not too happy with the reduction of thirteen cents.  Regular gas still sells above the ten dollars mark, [...]

CCJ Restores Gilbert Henry Conviction, But No Additional Jail Time is Given

The Caribbean Court of Justice has handed down a decision ordering that a conviction and subsequent five-year sentence imposed on Gilbert Henry for causing dangerous harm, be restored.  The judgment [...]

CCJ Chides Court of Appeal for Procedural Flaws in Henry’s Case

Henry challenged his conviction, as well the sentence, before the Court of Appeal of Belize, making a case that the substantial delays in the trial and appellate processes violated his [...]

Small Drug Bust in the West

Following a massive drug and firearm bust in northern Belize, police operations led to a smaller, but significant seizure of drugs in the west.  This morning, police conducted a search [...]

Fire Officials Are Yet to Determine Cause of Recent Fire in San Pedro

Today, fire officials say they are yet to ascertain the cause of the fire that wiped out the house of Leo Martinez in San Pedro. On Monday, Martinez told us [...]

Ministry of Health Looking Elsewhere for Cheaper Dialysis Treatment

The Ministry of Health is currently spending two million dollars to assist persons with renal failure. The assistance comes in the form of dialysis treatment which is costly and unaffordable [...]

After Months of Delay, Cycling Elections to be Held on July 14th, 2018

After months of delay, the Cycling Federation of Belize is holding elections at the University of the West Indies Open Campus in Belize City this Saturday. Two teams are in [...]

UNCAC Consultations Begin with Round of Meetings in Belize City

A team from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, as well as representatives from Haiti and Tuvalu, began a round of consultations this morning with local officials from [...]

SolGen Says Extradition Laws are Fairly Antiquated

While there are areas in which Belize’s laws are consistent with the expectations of the UNCAC treaty, Solicitor General Nigel Hawke says that there is also work that needs to [...]

Creating Synergies between the Agriculture and Tourism Industries

Day-two of the fifty-fourth annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society got underway today in Belize.  Representatives of fifteen Caribbean States are engaging in discussions on how to successfully [...]

First Ever ‘No-Plastic No-Styrofoam Kids Summer Camp’ Begins

In March, Cabinet approved a proposal to phase out single-use plastic shopping bags, styrofoam and plastic food utensils by April 2019. The goal is to reduce plastic and styrofoam pollution. [...]

KTV the Remix: The Top 13 Take on Inspirational Songs

KTV, the Remix gets underway at eight-thirty live from the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts.  Tonight, inspirational music will fill the auditorium as the competition enters round two with [...]