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Missing Mother of 2 Found Dead: Felina James was Chopped to Death

After being missing for seven days, thirty-six-year-old Felina James was found murdered and her body dumped along the Coastal Road. Her remains were discovered by a caretaker of a nearby [...]

Guilty of Murder – Two Men are Convicted of Killing Richard and Maria Stuart

The families of Richard and Maria Stuart exited the court today in an emotional state. Ten years ago to date, the young couple was brutally murdered at their house in [...]

4 Persons Survive Head-on Collision

Four persons are lucky to be alive tonight after they were involved in a head-on collision this morning. It happened at around seven o’clock between miles two and three of [...]

C.A. Nationals cleared to enter Belize at Western Border

There are more details tonight on a number of persons who were held at the western border on Thursday for hours. About two hundred Guatemalan nationals arrived at the border [...]

Minister of Education weighs in on shut down of Sacred Heart School

A sewerage problem at the Sacred Heart Primary School in Dangriga has caused the school to shut down and students have been away from classes for eight days. The school’s [...]

Education Minister Slams B.N.T.U. over Hardship Allowance

Minister, Patrick Faber also had some strong words for the Belize National Teachers Union and its president, Senator Elena Smith. Minister Faber was asked for an update regarding delayed meetings [...]

Education Minister Speaks on Proposal 22

The B.N.T.U. is also upset that there has been no progress regarding Proposal Twenty-Two which covers a number of issues including a proposal to have government pay one hundred percent [...]

Corozal Police Find Firearm

Moving on the crime, police in Corozal Town found a rusty nine millimeter pistol with no serial number on Thursday afternoon at Dominguez Layout. Since no one was in the [...]

3 Men Charged for Drug Trafficking

Three men have been charged for allegedly trafficking five thousand, four hundred and thirty-five grams of marijuana. They are twenty-nine year old Deon Arnold, nineteen-year-old Ian Young, and twenty-nine-year-old Alex [...]

Renowned Law Professor Carlos Bernal Discusses the I.C.J. Option

A group of reporters from various media houses are tonight in Mexico City in anticipation of a visit to the International Court of Justice in the Hague sometime in November. [...]

Litigation Risk: What’s at Stake for Belize?

Litigation risk is always a consideration when legal matters go before the courts.  In this case, the resolution of the territorial dispute between both countries also comes with the possibility [...]

Minister Patrick Faber is Pro-I.C.J.

Earlier today the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, also expressed his view on the I.C.J. He says persons who are opposed in taking Guatemala’s claim to [...]

Shark Fishers Forum held in Belize City

A National Shark Fishers Forum was held today in Belize City. The event brought together more than forty shark fishers to raise awareness of shark regulations, best fishing practices, and [...]

Tourism Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Wellness & Rejuvenation

A gathering of industry stakeholders from across the travel and leisure sectors met today at the annual B.T.B. Industry Presentation.  Every year, the Belize Tourism Board convenes a symposium during [...]

Tourism Industry Summit Brings Everyone Onboard

According to Karen Pike, Director of Marketing and Industry Relations, invitations were extended to representatives from various organizations across the region.   Karen Pike, Director of Marketing and Industry Relations, [...]

NICH bestows first ever Artist Emeritus titles

Three Belizean artists were recognized with the first ever Artist Emeritus title in Belize. National Institute of Culture and History says that the initiative recognizes the three trailblazers for their [...]

American-Belizean Determined to get education despite genetic disorder

And to end the news tonight, we have an inspirational story about American-Belizean, eleven-year-old Max Castillo who is not letting anything stop him from receiving a proper education. For Max, [...]

Body of Woman Found on the Coastal Road

There is a report that the body of a woman was found off the Coastal Road. Police are yet to confirm the identity of the female. We will have more [...]

Twenty-one Day Notice Extended, Possible Strike Action is Delayed Another Ten Days

There is some relief tonight as a strike by stevedores has been averted at least for now.  This afternoon, the stevedores, the Port of Belize and the Labour Department met [...]

Will Stevedores Reduce Gang Sizes Once Again?

The Christian Workers Union and the Port of Belize have made some progress in respect of their negotiations towards a Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Reducing the number of stevedores by one [...]

A Tribunal to Oversee Concerns of Stevedores and Port Management

In respect of a tribunal to be put together to oversee the concerns of both parties, letters are being sent out to the National Trade Union Congress of Belize, as [...]

San Pedro Police Investigate Rape of a Child

A thirty-one-year-old Salvadoran national is accused of raping his five-year-old step-daughter on Monday night while she was left with him at their house in San Pedro. The step father was [...]

“Our Children Need Our Help”: NCFC

The National Committee for Families and Children has joined the public outrage in condemning the disturbing rape report, saying that “our children need our help.” In a release, the N.C.F.C. [...]

Japhet Bennett is Freed of Life Sentence for Murder

Twenty-six-year-old Japhet Bennett was released from the Belize Central Prison on Wednesday afternoon after a life sentence handed down to him at the age of sixteen was quashed by the [...]

Bennett’s Legal Team Explains CCJ Decision

Bennett’s legal representative, Audrey Matura, explained the arduous process of seeking and securing his release.  The life sentence was initially appealed at the Court of Appeal where it was dismissed.  [...]