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Young Mother Perishes Following RTA in Ladyville

A twenty-two-year-old mother of two lost her life this morning, following last evening’s traffic accident in Ladyville. Marcia Lopez was waiting on a bus to head home to her family [...]

Bail for Benque Duo Allegedly Found with AK-47 and Galil

On Tuesday, two Belizeans and a Guatemalan national were arraigned and remanded to the Belize Central Prison after being charged jointly for possession of prohibited firearms and ammunition.  The indictments [...]

Who Owns Range Rover that had Those Firearms?

Despite strong objections from the court prosecutor, bail was granted to the De La O brothers on the presumption of innocence.  According to Hamilton, ownership of the vehicle has not [...]

Evidential Material Being Gathered in Dwayne Cummings Murder Probe

The murder of star athlete Dwayne Cummings last Sunday in Orange Walk Town remains unsolved, despite investigators following several leads in an attempt to crack the case.  The twenty-one-year-old basketball [...]

Charles Itza Recovering from Gunshot Wound in Corozal Shooting

Earlier this week, a resident of Corozal Town came under gunfire during an attempt on his life.  Charles Itza reported to police in that jurisdiction that he was riding a [...]

Payments to be Made to Paulette Elrington Only Up to End of February

Financial Secretary Joseph Waight says that his office has received notice that Paulette Elrington has resigned from her post with the Foreign Service. Waight told reporters today that Elrington willingly [...]

$2 Million Spent on I.C.J. Campaign

The I.C.J. Referendum is less than two months away – and the Referendum Unit is ramping up the public awareness campaign. Today, when we spoke with Financial Secretary Joseph Waight [...]

FECTAB Decries Major Tour Operators for Suing Government

As many as five individual lawsuits are presently before the Supreme Court where various tour operators are taking legal action against the Government of Belize via the Department of General [...]

Fin Sec Weights in on Slew of GST Suits

It is believed that the cumulative sum that the claimants are seeking is in the seven-figure range, slightly below ten million dollars.   While Financial Secretary Joseph Waight did not elaborate [...]

G.O.B. to Appeal U.H.S. Case

The Belize Bank has been trying to collect a ninety-plus million dollar UHS debt from the government – and the two trial dates set for December and January were both [...]

FinSec Says Upcoming Budget Holds “No Surprises”

Financial Secretary Joseph Waight says that he doesn’t expect the upcoming national budget to hold any surprises. Simply put – it may very well look like 2018’s budget. Waight says [...]

House Collapses with Family of 3

A family of three is staying with relatives and friends tonight after the place they’ve called home for decades collapsed with them inside. The incident occurred just after six o’clock [...]

Bird Taxidermy Exhibition opens at Museum of Belize

There’s a new exhibition at the Museum of Belize in Belize City. This one is not your usual painting, carvings and antique pieces; it is a show on birds in [...]

The Refugee Programme in Belize and Migrant Minors

Many nationals from Central American countries over the years have migrated to Belize for better opportunities, some running from different issues. A snapshot of Belize’s current population would show that [...]

Gillnets Negatively Impacting Fly Fishing Industry

The debate to ban or allow the continued use of gillnets in Belize’s water continues tonight. The government is collecting information from the public as it relates to the effects [...]

The Fourth Annual Cocktail for the Manatee

The fourth annual Cocktail for the Manatee takes place this Saturday night at the Old Belize Pavilion on the George Price Highway. The fundraising event is used to not only [...]