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Grieving Family Alleges a Previous Attempt on Porfiria Morales’ Life

Tonight, there are additional details being shared about the deadly chopping incident that claimed the life of seventy-one-year-old Porfiria Morales.  The elderly woman was hacked to death by a neighbor [...]

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Police Charge Minor With Murder of Karl Lamb, Jr.

Police Charge Minor With Murder of Karl Lamb, Jr.

Police have arrested and charged a minor with last Monday’s stabbing death of Carl Kevin Lamb, Junior on Antelope Street Extension. The seventeen-year-old is charged with murder in the presence [...]...

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Ex B.D.F. is Acquitted of the Murder of Felina James

Ex B.D.F. is Acquitted of the Murder of Felina James

Former Belize Defense Force soldier Albert Moreira was the last person to see his ex-wife alive before she went missing in October 2018.  Several days later, the badly decomposed body [...]...

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Tourism Numbers on the Rise; Active Campaigns to Attract Travellers

Tourism Numbers on the Rise; Active Campaigns to Attract Travellers

Since travel restrictions have been lifted, there has been an increase in tourist arrivals to the Jewel. In an update, the numbers have been up to almost ninety percent of [...]...

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Making Belize a Connecting Hub for Central America & the Caribbean

Making Belize a Connecting Hub for Central America & the Caribbean

Over the past two weeks, the Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora Relations has been actively attending high-level meetings with regional leaders and tourism counterparts in the Caribbean, as well as [...]...

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Diaspora Meetings to Help Build Belize

Diaspora Meetings to Help Build Belize

What about the recent meeting with Belizeans living in the diaspora? Minister Mahler says that the meetings in New York and Washington D.C., for which Prime Minister John Briceño was [...]...

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Minister Andre Perez Addresses ICAO in Canada

Minister Andre Perez Addresses ICAO in Canada

The Minister of Civil Aviation and senior officials from his ministry are still in Montreal Canada attending the forty-first Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization Sixth Plenary Meeting. During [...]...

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Steps to Developing Air Cargo Hub in Belize

Steps to Developing Air Cargo Hub in Belize

This is only a first step that will include a feasibility study and seeking investment partners. And so for this Belize air cargo hub to be realised, the ministry is [...]...

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Popular Ella’s Cool Spot to Reopen on November 19th

Popular Ella’s Cool Spot to Reopen on November 19th

It’s a popular restaurant and nightspot where tourists and locals visit in Hopkins Village for the best food and cold drinks. But in June of this year, Ella’s Cool Spot [...]...

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Mahogany Street Makeover Promises Economic Boost for Small Businesses

Mahogany Street Makeover Promises Economic Boost for Small Businesses

If you’ve noticed the construction of new food stalls on Mahogany Street and the digging up of that stretch of road between Lake-I Baptist Church and the nearby police precinct, [...]...

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New Road Replaces London Bridges in Gungulung

New Road Replaces London Bridges in Gungulung

And, still in Lake Independence, residents of Holy Emmanuel Street, those living in the Gungulung area, can now enter and leave the neighborhood without having to traverse London Bridges. The [...]...

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Minister of Rural Transformation: Sustainability and Resiliency Should Be Basis of Decisions

Minister of Rural Transformation: Sustainability and Resiliency Should Be Basis of Decisions

On Monday, Minister of Rural Transformation, Oscar Requeña delivered the keynote address virtually at the Fourth Urban Economy Forum in Toronto, Canada. Requeña posited that the events of the last [...]...

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Minister Requeña: Government Will Create Enabling Environment for Urban Economies

Minister Requeña: Government Will Create Enabling Environment for Urban Economies

According to Minister Requeña, the Government of Belize recognizes its role in creating the enabling environment for local and urban economies to thrive. He said that with the support of [...]...

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B.B.A.’s Judicial Review in Hands of Attorney General, Says Transport Minister

B.B.A.’s Judicial Review in Hands of Attorney General, Says Transport Minister

As we have reported, the Belize Supreme Court granted the Belize Bus Association judicial review in a case it is bringing against Floralia and the Department of Transport. B.B.A. is [...]...

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Transport Minister to Belize Bus Association “I want to see the transformation”

Transport Minister to Belize Bus Association “I want to see the transformation”

And, as we have told you the Minister of Transport has set a deadline for December to allow members of the Belize Bus Association time to present their plan of [...]...

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Senior Police Officers Receive Training in Leadership and Management

Senior Police Officers Receive Training in Leadership and Management

Senior officers in the Belize Police Department will be receiving training in leadership and management skills over the course of the next two weeks in Belmopan. Senior Officers Development Training [...]...

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NAC Launches Behavior Change Communications Campaign to Promote Safe Sex

NAC Launches Behavior Change Communications Campaign to Promote Safe Sex

The National AIDS Commission (NAC) is encouraging Belizeans to be prepared and always saddle up, through the launch of its Behaviour Change Communications Campaign. The campaign was launched on Monday, [...]...

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Belize International Institute of Neuroscience Highlights its TMS Machine

Belize International Institute of Neuroscience Highlights its TMS Machine

Last week, we took you inside the Belize International Institute of Neuroscience on University Drive, to find out more about their E.E.G. technology and the good it is doing for [...]...

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An Elderly Woman is Chopped to Death in Benque Viejo

An Elderly Woman is Chopped to Death in Benque Viejo

A history of bad blood between a pair of elderly neighbors has ended in murder. In Benque Viejo on Saturday morning, Porfiria Morales was walking over to her son’s house [...]...

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Man Stabbed to Death in Front of Family

Man Stabbed to Death in Front of Family

A family man from Hopkins Village was stabbed to death on Friday night in front of his house. The incident happened less than two months after a mass shooting and [...]...

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Police Explain Why Norman Castillo’s Death is Classified as Death Investigation

Police Explain Why Norman Castillo’s Death is Classified as Death Investigation

But while his dad’s stabbing was a clear-cut case of murder for Norton Castillo, Police are still investigating whether the person who inflicted the fatal wounds did so in self [...]...

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Silver Creek Villager Found Murdered at Bus Stop

Silver Creek Villager Found Murdered at Bus Stop

There was also a murder in Silver Creek Village in Toledo. A housewife got the worst possible news she could have today when police informed her that her common-law husband [...]...

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Police Commissioner: Police Will Crack Down on Gangs in Antelope Street Extension Area

Police Commissioner: Police Will Crack Down on Gangs in Antelope Street Extension Area

One incident which Police were not hesitant to call a murder was the shooting death last Friday of Jarett Crawford in the Antelope Street Extension area of Belize City. Crawford [...]...

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Police Department Holds First National ComStat Following COVID Pandemic

Police Department Holds First National ComStat Following COVID Pandemic

Crime statistics from various jurisdictions across the country are being compared by the Belize Police Department in an effort to strengthen law enforcement in areas of weakness.  This morning, Commissioner [...]...

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COMPOL Williams on Antelope Extension Rivaling Groups “I am sick and tired of them”

COMPOL Williams on Antelope Extension Rivaling Groups “I am sick and tired of them”

We also spoke with Commissioner of Police Chester Williams on Saturday in Kings Park where he was attending the finals for the Ministry of Home Affairs Live Life Youth Basketball [...]...

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