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A Mennonite Farmer is Arrested for Murder in Corozalito

A Mennonite farmer was arraigned on a single charge of murder when he appeared in the lower court in Belize City this morning.  The victim, thirty-three-year-old Alexander Viamill, was reportedly [...]

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Dangriga Duo Charged for Murder of Belize City Transplant

Dangriga Duo Charged for Murder of Belize City Transplant

A pair of fisherman, both residents of Dangriga, has been arrested and charged for the murder of Delroy Menzies.  As we reported on Friday, Menzies, who recently relocated to Dangriga [...]...

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Belmopan Shooting Victim Refuses to Cooperate with Police

Belmopan Shooting Victim Refuses to Cooperate with Police

An altercation at Starz Nightclub in Belmopan in the early hours of Saturday morning, ended with Belmopan resident Leon Hoare suffering from injuries he received after being shot.  The incident [...]...

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Brian August is Guilty of Causing Death of Vladamir Aguilar

Brian August is Guilty of Causing Death of Vladamir Aguilar

A jury of nine has found Belmopan business man Brian August guilty of causing death by careless conduct. August was charged in connection with an accident in March 2019 that [...]...

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Twin Towns Gifted New Park and Boardwalk

Twin Towns Gifted New Park and Boardwalk

The twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena are striving to stay on top of tourist activity with the addition of new park and boardwalk near the Macal River. [...]...

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Mahler Responds to FECTAB Complaints

Mahler Responds to FECTAB Complaints

On February twenty-third, the Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize, FECTAB, held a conference in order to voice complaints about the current state of cruise tourism in Belize. Even [...]...

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G.O.B. and Maya Villages Signs Consent Agreement for Electrification

G.O.B. and Maya Villages Signs Consent Agreement for Electrification

Electricity is finally being introduced to two far-flung communities in the Toledo District. Over the weekend, residents of Jalacte and San Vicente entered into an agreement with the Government of [...]...

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Developer in Corozal Bay Told to Retract Portion of Jetty

Developer in Corozal Bay Told to Retract Portion of Jetty

The recent construction of a jetty, which extends several hundred feet into the Corozal Bay, has been a cause for concern for residents of the Bay Shore Drive area of [...]...

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Mayor Trapp on Fire For Alleged Overreach

Mayor Trapp on Fire For Alleged Overreach

San Ignacio Mayor Earl Trapp is under fire for allegedly circumventing the authority of central government to green light the construction of two soak-aways in the Macal Park. The mayor [...]...

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CARICOM 46th Heads of Government Meeting Underway

CARICOM 46th Heads of Government Meeting Underway

The forty-sixth Regular Meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government is underway in Georgetown, Guyana.  Belize is being represented by Foreign Minister Francis Fonseca and Chief Executive Officer [...]...

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Garifuna Collective Performs at CARICOM 46th Meeting

Garifuna Collective Performs at CARICOM 46th Meeting

Performing at the opening of the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting was the Garifuna Collective.  The critically acclaimed band joined several other singers, drummers and dancers from across the Caribbean [...]...

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Is Port Loyola Recall Referendum Purposely Being Frustrated?

Is Port Loyola Recall Referendum Purposely Being Frustrated?

Former Area Representative Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez has been behind the Office of the Governor General since February sixteenth in an attempt to find out about the status of petitions that [...]...

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Boots Says He’s Exploring Legal Action Against GG’s Office

Boots Says He’s Exploring Legal Action Against GG’s Office

According to Martinez, residents of Port Loyola are deserving of answers from the Office of the Governor General as to why it has seemingly flouted the law.  He also says [...]...

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Remembering Lamisha Moody

Remembering Lamisha Moody

On Friday, there was a candlelight vigil held in honor of fifteen-year-old Lamisha Moody.  The high school student was innocently shot and killed not far from where she lived in [...]...

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Paddlers Race from Boom to Belize City and GPH Comes Alive

Paddlers Race from Boom to Belize City and GPH Comes Alive

Goodnight and welcome to another edition of Sports Monday, I am Paul Lopez. The La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge is two weeks away. The Boom to the City Canoe [...]...

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ACC Holds Candlelight Vigil for Slain Student

ACC Holds Candlelight Vigil for Slain Student

A candlelight vigil is underway at the Anglican Cathedral College where students, teachers and parents are gathered to mourn the loss of fifteen-year-old Lamisha Moody.  The high school student was [...]...

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Dangriga Man Murdered While Socializing

Dangriga Man Murdered While Socializing

One man is dead following a shooting in Dangriga. Thirty-three-year-old Delroy Menzies relocated from Belize City to Dangriga five years ago. In October, he moved into the area where he [...]...

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Missing Corozal Man’s Vehicle Allegedly Turns Up in Burrell Boom

Missing Corozal Man’s Vehicle Allegedly Turns Up in Burrell Boom

Fifty-seven-year-old Rosalito Pacheco, a taxi driver from Corozal Town, mysteriously disappeared in early February. Today, a family of three, a mother and her two sons, was dragged before the Belize [...]...

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Mexican Car Theft Duo Handed Three Years in Prison

Mexican Car Theft Duo Handed Three Years in Prison

A pair of Mexican nationals will spend the next three years behind bars at the Belize Central Prison after pleading guilty to the charge of theft and abetment to theft [...]...

Feb 23, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Stevedores, “Government Proposal is Disgusting And Unacceptable.”

Stevedores, “Government Proposal is Disgusting And Unacceptable.”

The Christian Workers Union, the representative body for stevedores, is not impressed by the government of Belize. Negotiations have been in the works between the government, which is the owner [...]...

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Twelve Youths Complete Apprenticeship Program

Twelve Youths Complete Apprenticeship Program

Twelve youths are on their way to becoming young professionals after completing the Positive Moves Apprenticeship Program. The program, which is a collaboration between the Community Rehabilitation Department and the [...]...

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Why a Pedestrian Crossing at the Foot of the New Haulover Bridge?

Why a Pedestrian Crossing at the Foot of the New Haulover Bridge?

Since being opened to vehicular traffic a few weeks ago, motorists traversing the new Haulover Bridge have reportedly been speeding.  We have, at least on one occasion, also reported of [...]...

Feb 23, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

FSC Warns Against Alberto Villanueva

FSC Warns Against Alberto Villanueva

The Financial Services Commission has issued a warning notice informing the public that Alberto Villanueva, promoter of Belize Title and Closing L.L.C., is not licensed under the F.S.C. Act to [...]...

Feb 23, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Meet the Orange Walk Municipal Candidates

Meet the Orange Walk Municipal Candidates

We are twelve days away from the March sixth municipal elections. In tonight’s installment of Meet the Candidates we take you to Orange Walk. On Wednesday, the People’s United Party [...]...

Feb 23, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

P.U.P. and U.D.P. Goes Head to Head in Sugar City

P.U.P. and U.D.P. Goes Head to Head in Sugar City

Orange Walk Town stands out as the sugar capital of the country.  The country’s oldest sugar mill operates just outside of the town’s limits and many of the residents who [...]...

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