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Elderly Man Murdered at Home; One of Several Sons Detained

Many families choose to live with their elders with the notion that it is safer and more convenient for them, especially when the time comes that their parents need to [...]

Concepcion Man Chopped to Death; His Female Cousin Remains Critical

We now go to Concepcion Village where there was a deadly chopping incident.  Family and friends believe that Arturo Mendez was cheated out of his life when he was hacked [...]

Weekend Shooting on Amandala Drive Leaves Two Persons Injured

Fifty-nine-year-old Kevin Castillo and a minor were injured during a shooting incident on Friday night when they came under gunfire from an assailant who alighted a vehicle and took aim [...]

Fake Cops Pull Off Home Invasion in Hope Creek

A trio of thieves dressed in camouflage hit a home in Hope Creek pretending to be police officers carrying out a raid, before making off with a sack full of [...]

Coast Guard Rescues, Belizean, German, and American Stranded at Sea

Three men, a Belizean, a German, and an American, made a distress call off the coast of Ranguana Caye, after their vessel submerged. The S.O.S. signal was picked up by [...]

Chief Rivas Praises Coast Guard Team on Rescue Mission

According to Chief Rivas, the Belizean national is a tour guide. He informed the officers that he had experienced an engine failure, before the boat began to take on water. [...]

Policeman Perishes in Motorcycle Accident on Southern Highway

Twenty-one-year-old Kevin Ack, a police officer of Santa Theresa Village, lost his life over the weekend in a motorcycle accident. Shortly after seven p.m. on May nineteenth, police responded to [...]

Motorcycle Crash Injures Police Officer Near Naia Resort

Another police officer is recovering from injuries he received during a motorcycle collision in the vicinity of Naia Resort.  Police Constable Jose Carabantes was riding a red Lifan motorcycle when [...]

Policemen and Women Injured in Traffic Accident on Mollejon Road

A group of law enforcement officers from Belize City who were returning from a Pontoon Waterfall adventure tour in Cayo District, was involved in a road traffic accident that has [...]

Alexis Rosado’s Public Officer Status, Critical Role on I.C.J. Team

Former Ambassador to the European Union Alexis Rosado is in London along with a team of experts on international law making the final touches on the counter memorial, as he [...]

Belize’s Counter Memorial Finalized, Soon to be Submitted

As you just heard, Guatemala is claiming two-thirds of Belize’s territory. And while the work of Belize’s I.C.J. team continues, Belize’s counter-memorial in the Belize/Guatemala I.C.J. case has been finalized [...]

Not Everyone Will Satisfy Conditions of Amnesty Program

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration, Eamon Courtenay also spoke about the amnesty program, which is tentatively set to begin in July. It is estimated that over forty [...]

US$25M for Climate Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture

Last Friday’s house meeting saw the introduction of a loan motion for Belize to borrow twenty-five million U.S. dollars from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. This is to [...]

New Loan Motion: More Questions Than Answers

The motion, however, brought forward more questions than answers and Opposition Senator Michael Peyrefitte took the liberty to point out the ambiguities in the presentation.   Senator Michael Peyrefitte, Opposition [...]

Climate Resilient Agriculture Should Include Food Security

Business Senator Kevin Herrera, in discussing the proposal, spoke on the need for government to carefully consider the interests of farmers and others in rural communities across the country.  He [...]

Ministry of Blue Economy Holds Public Meeting with Sarteneja Fishermen

The discussion continued today in Sarteneja over a fisheries regulation that was passed into law in March of this year for a four point five ounce lobster tail weight as [...]

Blue Economy Responds to Sargassum Invasion

We also asked Minister Perez about his ministry’s response to the sargassum issue plaguing Belize’s coast. According to Minister Perez, a team consisting of members from the Ministry of Blue [...]

Tourism Police Unit and B.T.B. Partners in Training

Members of the Tourism Police Unit have been training with a self-defense tactic instructor for the past two weeks. These officers operate within major tourist destinations across Belize. They must [...]

Belize Network of NGO’s Concerned over Beach Erosion

The Belize Network of N.G.O.’s says it is concerned about the effects that our fossil fuel-driven planet has had on the climate crisis, particularly as it has been demonstrated along [...]

B.N.N. Concerned Over Community’s Response to Beach Erosion

Dr. Kay says the B.N.N. empathizes with the residents of Placencia, Seine Bight and Monkey River who channeled their efforts and resources to take physical action to the crisis. But, [...]

Omicron BA.2 Confirmed as Dominant Strain in Belize

Belize is facing a new wave of COVID-19 infections and the ministry is stepping up its surveillance efforts. As of Wednesday evening, over six hundred active COVID-19 cases were being [...]

Social Events Still Permitted, No New Measures

In less than seven days, the National Agriculture and Trade Show Grounds in Belmopan is expected to draw a multitude of visitors from across the country for three days of [...]

All Clear for Water in San Vicente

San Vicente residents now have safe potable water to use. Dr. Diaz-Musa confirmed that health inspectors visited the community and have given the all clear.   Dr. Melissa Diaz-Musa, Director [...]

How Severe is the Effects of Omicron BA.2 Strain?

One of the most important questions on the minds of Belizeans at this time has to do with the severity of the Omicron BA.2 variant. To get some insight on [...]

Dr. Cuellar to Event Planner: “Go Ahead and Plan”

Dr. Cuellar also chimed in on the matter of public events. He, too, is not against these events being hosted. Dr. Cuellar is of the view that the economy must [...]