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Michael Tesecum Survives a Second Attempt on His Life

A forty-one-year-old resident of Belize City narrowly escaped death on Wednesday night after a second attempt was made on his life. Michael Tesecum was on Tiburce Street when a gunman [...]

Nisani Garcia Charged for Orange Walk Murder of Alberto Vargas Jr.

Police have moved swiftly to crack the murder of Alberto Vargas Junior in Orange Walk.  A Belize City construction worker was arrested and charged; twenty-four-year-old Nisani Daniel Garcia is believed [...]

1 Man Charged for Murder of Emmanuel Sosa

Thirty-eight-year-old Emmanuel Ivan Sosa was fatally shot back in April at the Pasadita Bar in Ranchito Village. Three months later, twenty-one-year-old George Bednarik has been charged for the murder which [...]

Murder Charges to Come for Cliff Kirk Killers

The expectation is that the charges will be upgraded to murder for Christian Espat, Nigel Williams and a sixteen-year-old minor following the death of Clifford Kirk, an American expat.  The [...]

Man Critical after He Was Stabbed in San Pedro

A man was stabbed in San Pedro Town sometime on Thursday. He is now in a critical condition at the K.H.M.H. and police say they are now questioning a woman [...]

Cops Make Oxycodone Bust in Spanish Lookout; More Tablets Seized in San Pedro

Police made two separate drug busts. The first seizure was made about a week ago in a warehouse in San Pedro but the contents of the packets were tablets and [...]

Police Weigh in on Shooting of Ambrosa Bernardez

One man has been detained for Tuesday night’s shooting of thirty-four-year-old Ambrosa Bernadez.  Bernardez was shot in the vicinity of West Canal and Armadillo Street when a man rode up [...]

Grayson Cadle is Off to Burn Center in the U.S.A.

Tonight, twenty-one-year-old Grayson Cadle is on his way to Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia in the U.S., to get specialized treatment at the Burn Center. It will be a long [...]

Opposition Leader Says G.O.B. Can Afford to Reduce Fuel Tax

The price of premium gasoline decreased by eleven cents at midnight on Tuesday; it now sells for eleven dollars and sixty cents per gallon. It is a small reduction for [...]

John Briceño says Government Needs to Invest More

In June, the government said that if it reduces fuel tax by two dollars per gallon, it would mean a seventy million dollars hole in government revenue.  That reduction would [...]

SolGen’s Advice is Sought on Public Officers’ Eligibility to Run in Elections

The notice of resignation tendered by NEMO’s Operations Officer Phillip Willoughby on July eleventh, paving the way for him to contest an upcoming U.D.P. convention in Port Loyola, was preceded [...]

SolGen Says Jalacte Claim is Way Out of Time

A lawsuit involving the Government of Belize, brought against the Office of the Attorney General by residents of Jalacte Village, is being heard before Justice Michelle Arana.  On Wednesday, submissions [...]

Jalacte Village Sues for Millions in Compensation for Loss of Lands

During the trial, expert testimony was provided by a number of individuals, including engineering consultant Avondale Moody, for the Ministry of Works.  Among the reasons given for the placement of [...]

Will Prime Minister Barrow be Compelled to Pay UHS Debt Via a Writ of Mandamus?

On Monday, an application was filed in the Supreme Court on behalf of the Belize Bank seeking permission for a judicial review to be conducted to compel Prime Minister Dean [...]

Opposition Leader: “It’s in the D.N.A. of the U.D.P. That They Fight over Everything”

The People’s United Party is joining the Belize Territorial Volunteers in condemning the comments made by Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington. Elrington recently told the press that people have to be [...]

BTV’s Humanitarian Mission Disrupted by Guatemalan Armed Forces

A humanitarian mission embarked by the Belize Territorial Volunteers this morning got off on a bad start. According to Leader Wil Maheia, the group was intercepted by Guatemalan Armed Forces. [...]

P.U.P. Leader Says Arthur Saldivar Has Not Won Anything

The P.U.P.’s Vetting Committee has accepted Arthur Saldivar’s application to contest the party’s Belmopan Standard Bearer convention. Whether his application will be approved is another matter. The P.U.P. decided to [...]

B.T.B. Boasts ‘Groundbreaking’ Tourism Arrivals Figures

The Belize Tourism Board is boasting ‘groundbreaking’ figures as it relates to tourism arrivals. B.T.B.’s latest stats show that for the first six months of 2018, overnight tourism arrivals and [...]

Be on the Lookout for Persons Passing Off as Elections and Boundaries Staff

There are persons impersonating staff members of the Elections and Boundaries Department visiting residents and obtaining information. The public is advised that all employees of the department have staff identification [...]

Belizean Exporters Learn the Tricks of the Trade for New Markets

A two-day marketing intelligence training workshop for local business owners began today at the ITVET Compound in Belize City. It is being held through a partnership between the Caribbean Export [...]

CEDA Training to Assist Export Capacity of Belize & the Region

The two days will feature presentations from the Belize Bureau of Standards, the Belize Intellectual Property Office as well as BELTRAIDE and CEDA. Marketing Intelligence and Caribbean Export Advisor, Zamani [...]

Babysitters Train to Become Certified Childcare Providers

A four-week childcare training is ongoing at the Belize Training and Employment Centre at the ITVET compound in Belize City. Some eleven participants, all from the childcare sector—primarily pop-up babysitters— [...]

SBDC Belize Working with SICA to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

A national entrepreneurship workshop was held at the BTEC office in Belize City. The workshop brought together key stakeholders to the discussion table on integration of synergies and transferring of [...]