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Messenger Injured During Robbery on Saint Thomas Street

Reports were received of a shooting incident this evening in Belize City for which one man, believed to be a messenger, was injured. Sometime around five o’clock rush hour, the [...]

An Underground Oil Spill at Belize Natural Energy

Personnel from Belize Natural Energy worked around the clock to avert any damage to the environment in Spanish Lookout where an oil spill occurred. The spill was caused by a [...]

Civil Suit Against P.U.P. Area Rep Traversed to September Session of Supreme Court

The civil suit against P.U.P. Orange Walk South Area Representative, Jose Abelardo Mai, was back before Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel today. Oral submissions were to be heard, however, there [...]

CCJ Welcomes New President with Special Sitting

The Caribbean Court of Justice held a special sitting today at its headquarters in Trinidad and Tobago. The solemn occasion, the first of two, was held to honour the court’s [...]

Ministry of National Security Says Major Crimes on Downward Trend

The month of June saw the lowest number of murders; a fact that the Ministry of Police is recognizing in a release. But overall for the first six months of [...]

SolGen Says Government is Fully Compliant with CCJ Consent Order

Another round of litigation between the indigenous Maya community and Government of Belize is before the high court, despite a consent order from the Caribbean Court of Justice in 2015.  [...]

A Long Way to Go Before the Maya Land Rights Issue is Fully Resolved

According to the Solicitor General, the process of working through the terms of the consent order is fairly lengthy.  He says that while the Maya Leaders Alliance is entitled to [...]

U.S. Fugitive Caught with Belizean Passport

It went under the radar, but two weeks ago, American fugitive Kenneth Collins Dunn was caught in the Philippines with a Belizean passport under the name of Kelsey Brian Dunn. [...]

Second Cross-Border Meeting on Migration Between Belize and Mexico Held

Measures on how to improve and increase the number of Mexicans who enter Belize were discussed today during the second Cross-Border Meeting on Migration between Belize and Mexico. The meeting [...]

After Walking Six Hours, Couple is Told They Are Too Late to Re-register

A total of sixteen thousand, six hundred and seventy applications were accepted by the Elections and Boundaries Department as part of the first week of the mass re-registration exercise. That figure [...]

P.U.P. Says Naturalized Guatemalans Who Have Been in Belize for Decades are Belizeans

With re-registration of electors taking place, debate is raging about the registering of naturalized Guatemalans because it breaches the Belize Constitution. Section twenty-nine of the Constitution states that no person [...]

P.U.P. Leaders Says Diasporans’ Concerns Must be Discussed Further

Persons wanting to re-register must prove that they have been living at their address for at least two months. This is one of the requirements that some Belizeans living overseas [...]

Opposition Leader: Cost of Living Burdening Belizeans

Electricity rates increased on July first after an application by Belize Electricity Limited to the Public Utilities Commission was successful. The new rates will be in effect for the next [...]

Digital Marketing Brings Tourism Stakeholders Together to Promote the Jewel

Representatives from local tourism stakeholders joined international digital marketing experts for the B.T.B.’s fourth Digital Marketing Summit. The one-day event was held at the Biltmore Plaza. Sessions covered four critical [...]

Marie Sharp’s Steak Sauce is of Superior Taste

You know her for her fiery hot habanero pepper sauce, but tonight you’ll know her as an international businesswoman who received a prestigious distinction in Brussels, Belgium. Marie Sharp, owner [...]

Female Tapir Knocked Down and Killed on Boom/Hattieville Road

Reports spread like wildfire today that a tapir had been killed on the Boom/Hattieville Road. An investigation carried out by the Belize Tapir Project has since revealed that the young [...]