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State of Emergency Lifted; Detained Inmates Share Their Stories Upon Release

Fifty-one inmates, all presumed to be members of the George Street and Ghost Town gangs, were discharged from the Belize Central Prison on Wednesday night and returned to Belize City.  [...]

Notice of Strike Still in Effect by CWU & Stevedores

Despite an intervention by Labor Minister Dr. Carla Barnett, a notice of strike by stevedores at Port of Belize is still in effect. That’s the message from the president of [...]

CWU Prez Says Other Issues Pending with Port of Belize

According to the CWU president, there are several other issues on the table, outside of the hours of work proposal, that need to be negotiated. Hyde says that among those [...]

The “Mess” at Vital Stats to be Cleaned Out

The Vital Statistics Unit is a ‘mess’ according to Church Senator Ashley Rocke and U.D.P. Senator Macario Coy. The issue of the unit’s inefficiency was debated on Wednesday during the [...]

Amendment to General Registry Act Debated by Senators

Another piece of legislation relating to registration that was debated by the Senator was an amendment to the General Registry Act which seeks to alleviate the administrative burden of the [...]

An Alleged Abduction Attempt is Foiled in Orange Walk District

A pair of minors in Trial Farm Village, Orange Walk District reported an incident to police in which they were being pursued by two unknown individuals.  An eight-year-old girl and [...]

A Marijuana Haul Near the Corozal Free Zone

Twenty-three pounds of marijuana were discovered on Wednesday just outside of the Commercial Free Zone in Corozal.  The quantity was found inside a brown wrapping, away from the outer fence [...]

PC Patten Discharges Firearm Outside of Sugar City Night Club

A police officer is under investigation tonight for discharging a firearm outside of a nightclub in Orange Walk Town.  Michael Patten was captured on video letting loose his service weapon [...]

Still No Signs of Missing Ontario Teenager, Despite Discovery of Severed Human Legs

An intense search effort continues in the Cayo District where seventeen-year-old Gerardo Vasquez vanished without a trace from Ontario Village over a week ago.  Despite the subsequent discovery of a [...]

UNCAC Report Completed, But Minor Corrections to be Made

A team of experts from Tuvalu and Haiti came to conduct an assessment of the country in July as part of Belize’s implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. [...]

Senator Speaks Out Against Gender Base Violence

Speaking on the adjournment during Wednesday’s Senate meeting, Senator Doctor Carla Barnett touched on the much talked about topic of gender-based violence. In her address, Senator Barnett remembered the tragic [...]

Belize at SOTIC 2018

Tourism Minister Manuel Heredia Junior is in the Bahamas for this year’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference. It commenced on Wednesday under the theme “Rejuvenate. Recreate. Reconnect. New Directions [...]

Commonwealth Secretary General on Guatemala: There is no Lawful Claim

The Secretary General of Commonwealth, Right Honorable Patricia Scotland was in country on an official two day visit. Officially she visited to promote the Commonwealth and its work. However, during [...]

Baroness Scotland on Role of the International Community

Baroness Scotland is recognized as an esteemed international public leader and a former Attorney General of the United Kingdom. In her interview she was also asked to share her perspective [...]

MOH and Mayors Sign MOU

Fifteen million people between the ages of thirty and seventy worldwide die as a result of non-communicable diseases such as cancers and diabetes which are the largest preventable causes of [...]

Economic Partnership Agreement Brings Local Producers and Service Providers Together

A workshop hosted by the CARIFORUM-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement on business to business strategic networking was held today at the Biltmore.  The seminar brought together local producers, as well [...]

The Role of Caribbean Export in Regional Market for Goods and Services

Zamani Moodie, advisor for market intelligence with the Caribbean Export Development Agency discusses the role of the agency in the workshop, as well as the technical assistance provided by the [...]

Belize’s Finest, Chaa Creek: Belize Luxury Resort

As part of this year’s B.T.B. Familiarization Tour, the media was taken to Chaa Creek: Belize Luxury Resort in the Cayo District. The resorts boast top notch accommodations with great [...]

Healthy Living: PG Yogi Studies in India

Tonight we share this story about a young man from Punta Gorda who recently returned from studying across the globe far away in India. He completed his studies through a [...]