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Belize City Trio Found Guilty of 2012 Murder

After spending more than six years in jail, today three Belize City men learned that they will spend many more years behind bars. Andy Forbes, William Vasquez, and Clinton Harris [...]

Babysitter Who Caused Death of Child Ordered to Pay Family $4K in Compensation

A woman has been ordered to pay the family of two-year-old Vernice Rodriguez Gonzalez four thousand dollars for causing her death. Thirty-one-year-old Danna Banner appeared before Justice Colin Williams who [...]

Shooter Sentenced to Ten Years After Trying to Kill Cousin

A third case before Supreme Court Justice Collin Williams was that of twenty-one-year-old Kevaughan Staine, who was sentenced to ten years behind bars for the attempted murder of his nineteen-year-old [...]

Police Nabs Robber and Recovers $35,000 in Jewelry in Minutes

There was a brazen armed robbery this afternoon in Belize City at Pacheco’s Jewelry Shop. Two thieves almost netted thirty-five grand – we say almost because quick police action led [...]

Repeat Offender Carlos Lopez is Busted in Corozal with Two Pounds of Weed

Thirty-four-year-old Carlos Lopez is back in the news tonight for another drug offense. In late August, he was acquitted of drug trafficking and firearm offenses when a case brought against [...]

Severed Head is not Missing Businessman’s; Still No Traces of Omero Campos

Since his abduction from a cattle ranch on Father’s Day, there has been no sign or trace of businessman Omero Campos.  The San Narciso resident was taken from his farm [...]

Finally – Some Help for Graham Creek: Teachers’ Quarters under Construction

There is some good news coming out of Graham Creek tonight. We’re happy to report that since our last coverage of the teachers’ hardships in the southern village, there’s been [...]

Chamber Takes No Side on the I.C.J. Referendum

The pros and cons of taking the territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala to the I.C.J. are being discussed at the Chamber of Commerce.  Ahead of the 2019 referendum, the [...]

Chamber Weighs In on IMF Country Report on Belize

The annual report compiled by the International Monetary Fund which focuses on Belize’s economic performance includes recommendations for the growth and strengthening of certain areas of production, distribution and trade, [...]

How Far Along is Government in Implementing UNCAC?

The implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, UNCAC, is moving along at a snail’s pace and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry which has been the primary driver [...]

Chamber Concerned About Chetumal Free Zone and Crime in the Old Capital

The designation of Chetumal as a commercial free zone to be established in early 2019 is good news for Belizean consumers, but is raising serious concerns in the local business [...]

FM Elrington Comments on ‘Caravan De Honduras’

Over four thousand migrants mostly from Honduras are in Mexico, en route to the United States. Aside from Honduras, the group includes men, women and children from El Salvador and [...]

The Power of Choice to Determine the Size and Spacing of Families

A report on the State of the World Population was released today. Globally, the report finds that the size of families is reducing. This is because individuals exercise the power [...]

Early Unions – A Roadmap in the Making to Address Issue

The United Nations Population Fund has been working hand in hand with its partner agency UNICEF in the development of a roadmap to address child marriages and early unions in [...]

Holy Redeemer Wins History & Social Studies Competition

The Belize City Primary School History and Social Studies Competition ended today at the Bliss. Eight students from schools across the city competed to answer from a list of eight [...]

Downtown Rejuvenation Project Transforming Downtown Belize City

The fifteen million-dollar Downtown Rejuvenation Project in Belize City is moving full steam ahead since it was launched in 2015.  The project, which intends to revitalize and open up cultural, [...]

Powerful Testimonials from Persons Who Have Not Limited Their Success

Live 2 Lead is a concept created by leadership expert John Maxwell to grow leadership in a community and expand network with relationships that produce tangible results. Maxwell believes that [...]

“Visit the Dentist Today and Prevent Tooth Decay”

This week, the Ministry of Health embarked in its annual awareness campaign on the importance of practicing dental hygiene. After a week of celebration, Dental Health Week culminated with a [...]