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Missing Fishermen Return Home Safely

There was both joy and relief for the families of thirteen fishermen on Saturday morning. The fishermen had set sail fifteen days ago from Copper Bank and during that time, [...]

Socializing in Melchor, Guatemalan Man Ends Up Dead in Belize

While the fishermen are safe and sound, a Guatemalan national was shot and killed in the Cayo District over the weekend.  On Sunday afternoon, twenty-six-year-old Jairo Alfaro was found in [...]

A Sleeping Couple Awoken By Gunshots Inside Their Bedroom

A couple is lucky to be alive tonight after narrowly escaping with their lives when a hail of bullets was fired into their home in the early hours of Sunday [...]

2 Men Acquitted of 2013 Murder

Two men are enjoying their freedom tonight after spending five years behind bars for murder. Twenty-three-year-old Micah Tillett and twenty-five-year-old Jed Burgess were acquitted of the 2013 murder of twenty-one-year-old [...]

Belize City Resident Charged with Drug Trafficking

In the lower courts, twenty-nine-year-old Aaron Lindo was arraigned for the crime of drug trafficking. Lindo, who was unrepresented, appeared before Magistrate Emmerson Banner and pleaded not guilty to trafficking [...]

Demystifying the I.C.J. Overview

A pool of Belizean journalists is in The Hague, Netherlands for one week. The group representing seven media houses and the Government Press Office includes our Marleni Cuellar. They arrived [...]

Former High Commissioner for Belize to UK Speaks Out Against UDP Christmas Cheer

Former High Commissioner for Belize to UK, Kamela Palma is speaking out against the Christmas Cheer by the U.D.P. Administration. Palma has been living in Punta Gorda since she vacated [...]

A Suspect is Arrested and Charged for the Salvapan Murder of Jermain Sanker

At their press briefing today, police also provided updates in respect of a string of violent activities in the west and south.  Jermain Sanker, a resident of Corozal, lost his [...]

Isela Cano is Charged for the Death of Keidi Ramirez in San Juan

The tragedy involving Honduran national Keidi Ramirez has resulted in the arraignment of her sister who has been charged with manslaughter.  The twenty-six-year-old resident of San Juan Village was found [...]

Glenford Patterson is Charged with Ontario Home Invasion

Fifty-five-year-old Simeon Alvaro Perez was brutally attacked and stabbed as many as twelve times during a home invasion last Wednesday.  The caretaker had just arrived at work at the DeYoung [...]

U.D.P. Ministers Want PM to Stay a Bit Longer

There is political intrigue to report tonight and it has to do with the retirement of Prime Minister Dean Barrow. For some time it had been known that the PM [...]

Denny Grijalva Victorious in U.D.P. OW Central Convention

The battle among three candidates to represent the Orange Walk Central constituency for the United Democratic Party ended on Sunday evening with incumbent Denny Grijalva defeating Yvette Liu Torres and [...]

Tacos Lovers Rejoice at Tacos Fest 2018

Orange Walk Town is known for its tacos and tacos lovers from across the country can attest that the tacos of ‘Shuga City’ are the best.  This is why Dillon [...]

An Elderly Cheese Vendor Goes Missing En Route to Dangriga

Tonight, the family of an elderly woman from San Felipe Village in the Orange Walk District continues a desperate search for their loved one whom they reported missing on Sunday.  [...]

Police Station in San Pedro Columbia Inhospitable

The police station in San Pedro Columbia is inhospitable. This is according to Toledo West Area Representative, Oscar Requeña, and the pictures he showed parliamentarians on Friday during the Sitting [...]

Toledo West Roads Are Difficult to Traverse

Area Representative for Toledo West Oscar Requeña also spoke on the state of public roads in his constituency.  It’s a topic that Requeña speaks on during the adjournment of every [...]

Cordel Hyde Wants GOB to Take Control of Boledo Franchise

And while Oscar Requeña demanded that the Government repair the deplorable roads in his constituency, Lake I Area Rep., Cordel Hyde, is demanding that the government re-take control of boledo. [...]

Export Processing Zone Act to be Repealed, Replaced

On Friday, the Government introduced a bill to repeal and replace the Export Processing Zone Act. The revised act seeks to facilitate investment, production of value-adding enterprises and ensure compliance [...]

Aquatica Submarine to Conduct Blue Hole Expedition

Aquatica Submarines has teamed up with businessman and philanthropist Richard Branson, documentary filmmaker and ocean conservationist Fabien Costeau and the Roatan Institute of Deep Sea Exploration to do an expedition to the [...]

UWI Hosts Panel Discussion on Gender Based Violence

The annual sixteen days of activism was launched in Belize City last Friday, under the theme, “#HearMeToo – End Violence against Women and Girls!” As part of the global campaign, [...]

Gender-based Violence – A Cultural Issue that Needs to be Changed

According to Jane Bennett, the issue of gender-based violence is cultural, a bad behaviour, that needs to be changed and will take a village to change.   Jane Bennett, Head, [...]

Sporting Activities over the Weekend with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities...]