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Gang War Intensifies as Another Gang Member Gunned Down in OW

Orange Police and the Orange Walk community are grappling with an escalating, internal gang war.  Another Back-A-Town Gang associate was gunned down in broad daylight this morning.  Twenty-one-year-old Jose “Duffy” [...]

Confirmation: Milo Paz Dies in Panama Plane Crash

The Paz family in San Pedro Town has received confirmation of the death of forty-nine-year-old Jose Milo Paz.  The veteran pilot and aviation pioneer died in a plane wreck in [...]

Elderly Man Injured in Butane Explosion in the South

An elderly man is recovered at the Southern Regional Hospital following an explosion in San Isidro Village in the Stann Creek District.  On Wednesday evening around six-twenty, Bella Vista Police [...]

Was Explosion Caused by Cigarette?

Independence Fire Department personnel responded to the explosion, which occurred approximately nine miles away from the station. On arrival, they spotted the thirteen-seater van completely destroyed by fire, but they [...]

Who’s Liable for Explosion?

While Morales is lucky to be alive, the situation could have turned fatal. The incident has brought into focus the need for safety measures to be exercised at butane gas [...]

2 Minors Remanded Until December for San Ignacio Murder

Two minors are behind bars tonight for the murder of San Ignacio teenager Bobby Garcia. Charges of murder and conspiracy to commit murder were levied on the under-aged high school [...]

Belama Resident Charged for Shooting of Thomas Ferguson

A twenty-six-year-old Belama resident was charged for the attempted murder of Thomas Ferguson. The nineteen-year-old Arlington Drive was targeted last Friday while talking to a friend a short distance from [...]

CitCo Gives Back $2,500 ‘Gift’

The Belize City Council says that today it returned the two-thousand five hundred dollars in cash that was left on the desk of City Administrator Stephanie Garbutt. Deputy Mayor Oscar [...]

B.N.T.U. Stands in Solidarity with Stevedores

Preparations are underway for another round of discussions in the days ahead, as the twenty-one day notice given to Port of Belize Limited inches closer towards expiration.  The impasse between [...]

UWI Honors Justice Manuel Sosa

President of the Court of Appeal of Belize, Justice Manuel Sosa, was among seventy alumni of the University of the West Indies who were honoured at the University’s seventieth anniversary [...]

Meet the Winners of the Belize District Fr. Ganey Quiz Competition

Two Belize City students will be moving on to the National Father Marion Ganey Quiz competition, which takes place on November twenty-third in Cayo.  The duo beat other students from [...]

Lifeguard Trainees Prepare to Become Instructors in First Aid and Rescue

A five-day course on lifeguard training is winding down at the Young Women’s Christian Association in Belize City. Taking part are women from the police department and the Belize Coastguard. [...]

Regional Utility Regulators Meet in Belize

The sixteenth annual conference of the Organization of Caribbean Utility Regulators is being hosted by the Public Utilities Commission here in Belize City.  Across the region, stakeholders in telecommunications, information [...]

Regulators Encourages Monetizing Development and Use of Mobile Apps

In respect of information and communications technology, there has been a shift toward the use of mobile applications such as Whatsapp and Snapchat.  According to Riviere-Smith, regulators are encouraging teen [...]

Regional Leaders to Meet to Talk Climate Change and Health

On Tuesday we reported on the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change one point five Report.  It spelled out a serious warning for the Caribbean and the rest of the [...]

Thunderstorm in Northern and Central Belize

There was thunderstorm activity on Wednesday night over central and northern Belize, while other parts of the country experienced winds of about thirty miles per hour and heavy rainfall. The [...]

San Antonio Women Group Preserving Mayan Culture

In San Antonio Village, Cayo, a women’s group exists which aims at empowering women and preserving the Yucatec Mayan culture by teaching visitors how to make handmade tortillas and pottery. [...]

Miss Universe Belize Jenelli Fraser on KTLA 5

Earlier today, Miss Universe Belize, Jenelli Fraser made an appearance on the KTLA Five News.  The recently crowned beauty ambassador will be representing the Jewel in the 2018 Miss Universe [...]

Healthy Living: Mental Health Fundraiser

A unique fundraiser is taking place this weekend. In this instance about a hundred persons are camping out at the Memorial Park throughout the night to experience what it is [...]