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Petillo Family Calls Out Fire Department for Inadequate Firefighting

A candlelight vigil was held on Monday night at the Petillo’s residence in Orange Walk in memory of the four family members who perished on Sunday in an early morning [...]

Caught on Video: 2 Students Manhandled by Officers

Two young students from Santa Elena, Cayo were manhandled by the police; the images were caught on cell phone camera and posted on social media. The incident was witnessed by [...]

Accused of Shooting at Cops, Kenrick Longsworth Hendy Hands Himself Over to Police

Twenty-six-year-old Kenrick Longsworth Hendy handed himself over to police this afternoon. Longsworth was wanted for allegedly shooting at police officers on Saturday morning near the Swing Bridge in downtown Belize [...]

PM to Return to Belize on Thursday

Prime Minister Dean Barrow left Belize weeks ago for Cuba where he underwent spinal surgery on September fourth for a back condition that plagued him for years.  There is word [...]

Belizean-American Soldier Dies in South Korea

A Belizean-American soldier has died in South Korea. Twenty-two-year-old Private First Class Adrienne Barillas of Woodlands, Texas, was found unresponsive at Camp Humphreys on Sunday. There are not many details [...]

Will Security Commanders Push ‘YES’ Vote to I.C.J.?

The top brass at the Ministry of National Security has publicly come out in support of a ‘YES’ vote to take the Guatemalan claim to the International Court of Justice.  [...]

What are the Political Implications of the Ministry of National Security Saying ‘Yes’ to the I.C.J.?

Taking such a public position is unprecedented because the I.C.J. vote is a controversial and emotional issue with political implications. The position of the top brass of the security forces [...]

Some Relief for Dialysis Patients

End-stage kidney disease, or renal failure, continues to be a life-threatening affliction that many Belizeans grapple with.  Treatment of chronic disease includes hemodialysis, which uses a machine to filter blood [...]

1 Man Charged for the Rape of a Woman

A twenty-year-old young woman of Saint Margaret Village, Cayo says that she was raped by two men, known to her husband on September fifteenth. According to the victim, the men [...]

Police Search Special Constable’s Residence in PG

On Saturday, Punta Gorda police executed a search at the residence of special constable of police, Devin Trapp, a twenty-year-old resident of Orio Street in that southern municipality. The search [...]

Caribbean PM Sounds the Climate Change Call at GCAS

The Global Climate Action Summit was held in San Francisco, California on September twelfth to the fourteenth. It is an event that brought leaders and people together from around the [...]

Belize Network of N.G.O.’s Launches I.C.J. Online Survey

As the I.C.J. Referendum campaign intensifies, the Belize Network of N.G.O.’s launched an online I.C.J. survey last week Thursday. The aim of the survey according to N.G.O. Senator Osmany Salas [...]

Guat Prez Speaks at UN about Territorial Dispute with Belize

The general debate of the United Nations opened this morning at the UN headquarters in New York. The Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales was among the speakers on the first day [...]

Final Call to Re-Register

As of Saturday, September twenty-second, one hundred and twenty-four thousand, four hundred and sixteen re-registration applications have been received by the Elections and Boundaries Department. Between September sixteen and twenty-second, [...]

Belizean Doctor Wins PAHO Award

The Technical Advisor for the Maternal and Child Health Unit of the Ministry of Health, Doctor Natalia Largaespada Beer, was conferred with the 2018 Pan American Health Organization Award for [...]

BNTU Says Teachers Are Being Disenfranchised by MoE

The Belize National Teachers Union issued a strong release today saying it is disgusted at the way the Ministry of Education shared a “finalized” listing of re-categorised schools to managements, [...]

An Empowerment Conference for Pastors

An empowerment conference for pastors and their spouses kicked off today in Belize City. The two-day event features international speakers and will include worship and transformational sessions. The aim is [...]