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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.  [...]

CP Gas Station Hit by Robbers, Again

A pair of robbers made off with an undisclosed amount of money on Wednesday night after they held up the owner of CP Gas Station in Belize City. Two men, [...]

Mother of Two, Felina James, Missing

Thirty-seven-year-old Felina Margaret James has not been heard from or seen since Thursday, October eleventh.  The mother of two was reportedly on her way to Sarteneja Village in her grey [...]

Matthew Moore Freed of Murder Charge

Twenty-nine-year-old Matthew Moore became a free man on Wednesday night after Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams told him that the murder case against him is being discontinued. Moore who was [...]

Alleged Shooter Remains Under Police Guard at K.H.M.H

The man investigators believed fatally shot thirty-six-year-old Kevin Thomas remains under police guard at the K.H.M.H. Police say that as soon as he is released the charge of murder will [...]

2 Men Wanted for Murder

Police have issued bulletins for two men wanted for murder. Eighteen-year-old Leonidis Perez seen in this picture is five feet five inches in height and weighs about one hundred and [...]

Students Sent Home as School’s Sewerage System Stops Working

A school in Dangriga had to send home its students this week after public health officials shut down the school because the sewerage system stopped functioning and the restrooms were [...]

Central American Nationals Denied Entry at Western Border

There is word tonight that buses loaded with Central American nationals are at the western border. The immigration department however has denied them entry because of a developing story involving [...]

Belize City Woman Survives Attempted Arson

A Belize City woman is lucky to be alive tonight after someone attempted to burn down her house while she slept inside on Wednesday night. Twenty-one-year-old Andre Diaz was in [...]

SEA concerned about dredging operations at Little Bugle Caye

Fragments of Hope was first to sound the alarm that dredging was taking place off the coast of Placencia. Today the Southern Environmental Association issued a release expressing concern over [...]

Hand in Hand Ministries Hands Over 360Th House to Belize City Family

Egbert Ferguson and his family today officially received the keys to a newly constructed house courtesy of Hand in Hand Ministries and Heritage Bank Limited. It was the three hundred [...]

SICA Meets in Belize

In June of this year, Belize assumed the Presidency Pro Tempore of the Central American Integrated System (SICA) for a six month period during which time two meetings are held. [...]

Healthy Living Looks at the Importance of Hand Washing

Everybody does it; or, that’s what we hope. While we know it is important, we’ve all been guilty of skipping it here or there. What’s worse, we may not even [...]