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Another Innocent Teenager is Gunned Down in Belize City

He was a son, a student, a friendly young man who never got in trouble and just wanted to play basketball. One glance at his picture, or a moment listening [...]

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Additional Measures to Combat Gang Violence

Additional Measures to Combat Gang Violence

The senseless murder of Dwayne Gabourel has incensed the Belizean community, prompting the Belize Police Department to take additional measures in addressing the pervasive gang violence that has taken hold [...]...

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PM Briceño Condemns Senseless Killing of Dwayne Gabourel

PM Briceño Condemns Senseless Killing of Dwayne Gabourel

Prime Minister John Briceño returned to Belize on Saturday, following a trip to New York where he addressed the United Nations General Assembly on a range of issues, including climate [...]...

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SJC President and Belize City Mayor Speak Out Against Violence

SJC President and Belize City Mayor Speak Out Against Violence

The St. John’s College community is reeling from the death of young Dwayne Gabourel, even as they are still coming to terms with the mid-August attack on a fellow schoolmate, [...]...

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Alleged Gang Members Condemn Killing of Minor

Alleged Gang Members Condemn Killing of Minor

This morning, a group of individuals from the Lake Independence area came out condemning the recent killings of innocent young persons, including the most recent shooting death of fifteen-year-old Dwayne [...]...

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Shooter Not Part of Gangs Involved in Truce

Shooter Not Part of Gangs Involved in Truce

Regional Commander of Eastern Division, Doctor Richard Rosado also confirmed that the group responsible for the killing of Gabourel was not a part of the recent truce brokered last week [...]...

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Murder in Corozal; Aldo Cowo Executed in Front of His Family

Murder in Corozal; Aldo Cowo Executed in Front of His Family

There is another murder to report. Up north in Corozal Town, a brazen gunman approached and executed Aldo Cowo in front of his family.  The deceased was reportedly in front [...]...

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Two More Belizeans Killed in Mexico?

Two More Belizeans Killed in Mexico?

Police are waiting for further confirmation of reports that two Belizeans have been killed in Chetumal, Mexico. Over the weekend, information surfaced that the men – one from San Pedro [...]...

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Fatal RTA in Dangriga; Police Commander Served with NIP

Fatal RTA in Dangriga; Police Commander Served with NIP

Will senior police officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police Santiago Patt be charged in connection with the death of a B.D.F. soldier in Dangriga? On Sunday afternoon, Gales Point resident and [...]...

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2 Injured in Shooting on Madam Liz Avenue

2 Injured in Shooting on Madam Liz Avenue

Following the shooting of Dwayne Gabourel on Saturday evening, shots rang out in the vicinity of Madam Liz Avenue off Fabers Road in south side Belize City. Alex Faber and [...]...

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Official Report on Simon Lamb Shooting

Official Report on Simon Lamb Shooting

Police are officially speaking on the shooting incident on Simon Lamb Street last Thursday, in which three persons were injured. Kareem Young, Emanuel Wesby, and Camryn Briceño were shot when [...]...

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Chandra Cansino Appointed the New C.E.O. of the K.H.M.H.

Chandra Cansino Appointed the New C.E.O. of the K.H.M.H.

She is well known as the General Manager for Corporate Customer Relations Services at the Social Security Board. But, over the weekend, the news broke that Chandra Nisbet-Cansino has been [...]...

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What are the Priorities at the K.H.M.H.?

What are the Priorities at the K.H.M.H.?

As incoming C.E.O., Cansino says that there are many priorities at the K.H.M.H. – in the short-term, the COVID-19 pandemic, but then there must be a shift in services it [...]...

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PM Appeals to UN for Index to Help SIDS Access Financing

PM Appeals to UN for Index to Help SIDS Access Financing

Small Island Developing States (SIDS), like Belize, are often considered ineligible for international concessional financing. In his address at the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, Prime Minister John Briceño [...]...

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PM Briceño Speaks Out Against Vaccine Hoarding By Some Countries

PM Briceño Speaks Out Against Vaccine Hoarding By Some Countries

Speaking on equity and fairness in global responses, Belize’s Prime Minister spoke out against global acts of vaccine hoarding and predatory purchasing. As PM Briceño noted, of the more than [...]...

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UN Speech Includes Condemnation of US Embargo Against Cuba

UN Speech Includes Condemnation of US Embargo Against Cuba

Siding with the nation of Cuba, during his UN address, Prime Minister Briceño referred to the US embargo against Cuba as illegal, cruel, and inhumane.  He says the embargo has [...]...

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Taxpayers Get Ready to Go Online: IRIS Begins October 4th

Taxpayers Get Ready to Go Online: IRIS Begins October 4th

Beginning October fourth, Belizean taxpayers will have access to a new online service for paying business taxes, GST, personal income tax, and a host of other taxes. The Integrated Tax [...]...

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U.D.P. Celebrates Forty-Eighth Anniversary in Unity

U.D.P. Celebrates Forty-Eighth Anniversary in Unity

The United Democratic Party celebrates forty-eight years as a political organization today, despite the inner turmoil that has plagued it since losing the last general elections.  While it was a [...]...

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U.D.P. Says Briceño Administration Followed Its Super Bond Blueprint

U.D.P. Says Briceño Administration Followed Its Super Bond Blueprint

On Friday, the Government of Belize announced that it had successfully negotiated with the majority of bondholders.  Despite the achievement of the Briceño administration, the opposition still maintains this follows [...]...

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B.C.C.I. Congratulates G.O.B. for Bondholder Buy-In

B.C.C.I. Congratulates G.O.B. for Bondholder Buy-In

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has issued a statement lauding the Government of Belize for having obtained the buy-in of approximately eighty-four percent of the holders of the [...]...

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Dr. Coye on Pregnancy and COVID-19

Dr. Coye on Pregnancy and COVID-19

In COVID-19 news, a total of eleven pregnant women have died since the beginning of 2021, with the latest death on Friday. Five of those deaths are due to COVID-19. [...]...

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Dr. Beer on COVID Vaccination during Pregnancy

Dr. Beer on COVID Vaccination during Pregnancy

This morning’s Open Your Eyes also looked at the fear among some pregnant women about seeking public health care during the pandemic. They may be afraid of contracting COVID-19 during [...]...

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ComPol Breaks Down No Movement Sundays

ComPol Breaks Down No Movement Sundays

This Sunday, September twenty-sixth and then again on October third, persons will only be able to leave their homes for medical purposes, emergencies, as an essential worker, for food supplies [...]...

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Finally, Belize Successfully Negotiates Super Bond!

Finally, Belize Successfully Negotiates Super Bond!

Belize has successfully negotiated the Super Bond and the Briceño administration announced late this evening that, “the Government of Belize is delighted that the vast majority of holders of the [...]...

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3 Persons Injured in Shooting on Simon Lamb Street

3 Persons Injured in Shooting on Simon Lamb Street

During news time on Thursday night, shots rang out on Simon Lamb Street in north side Belize City.  Surveillance cameras in the area captured residents scattering and trying to escape [...]...

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