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Electronic Passport System At Midway Point

Today officials from the Ministry of Immigration gathered to mark the midway point in the development of a new e-passport system which will transition Belize towards passports that contain a [...]

One New Holiday, One Removed for 2022

The schedule of public and bank holidays for next year has been announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs. All the usual holidays are listed, and the latest addition of [...]

Fourth Community Hub Launched in Belize City

The U.S. Embassy is continuing its “Empowering Communities to Empower Themselves” initiative with the opening of a new resource hub in the Jump Street and Rocky Road areas of Belize [...]

Stake Bank Files Go Missing from DOE

The law office of Glenn D. Godfrey and Company has issued letters to former UDP Minister Tracy Panton and popular PUP talk show host Vaughn Gill for utterances in the [...]

PSU President Says DHS Does Not Have “Too Many Roles”

PSU President Says DHS Does Not Have “Too Many Roles”   The Public Service Union President has commented on GOB’s move to restructure the leadership posts at the Ministry of [...]

Reparations for Slavery Taken to the House

It has been over a hundred and eighty years since the emancipation of slavery, yet compensation for the wrong that has been done to African people remains an issue to [...]

FCD & Asociacion Balam Receive IDRU Milefsky Award

Friends of Conservation and Development, better known as FCD and its Guatemalan counterpart, Asociacion Balam were the recipients of the fourth annual IBRU Milefsky Award for its continued work across [...]

Fisheries Report, A One-stop Shop for Information on Marine Sector

According to Noble-Carnegie, the purpose of the report is to consolidate information on the fisheries sector, making it easier to access data for research.   Alyssa Noble-Carnegie, Communications Director, Oceana [...]

Fonseca: “CEOs are subject to the ten percent salary cut”

The salaries for Chief Executive Officers under the Briceño administration remain untouched, despite a reduction in monthly income for government ministers.  The wages for teachers and public officers have also [...]

Inmates at Belize Central Prison Top National Online High School Program

Over the years, we have been covering a lot of what goes on behind the walls of the Belize Central Prison. Tonight we bring you an uplifting story of two [...]

Enrichment – what is it and how does it help the animals at the Belize Zoo?

Last week we showed you what it takes to feed the animals at the Belize Zoo. In our second part of the story – we give you a look at [...]

The Belize Zoo to host a soft re-opening this weekend!

The best little zoo in the world will re-open with a bang – for a soft launch this weekend. Three new educational ambassadors will make their debut this weekend. Today, [...]

A twenty-five year old dies when his motorcycle collided into a tractor

A horrible traffic accident early this morning claimed one life on a main thoroughfare. It happened in the village of Trinidad up north where a twenty-five year old resident on [...]

Heads of Government of CARICOM Meet in St. Lucia

The fortieth ordinary meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM is underway in Saint Lucia.  The CARICOM Single Market and Economy which aims to facilitate the free [...]

License Plates Fee to Increase

The Belize City Council will increase the cost of new license plates for vehicles. The new price will be thirty-five dollars and it’s scheduled to take effect on March fifteenth. [...]

A Chinese Proprietor is Robbed in Maya Center

Chinese businessman Jinhong Zhuang reported to police that he was robbed in Maya Center Village in South Stann Creek on Tuesday night by four male persons.  According to the thirty-one-year-old [...]

Woman Threatened by Another with Gun in Belama

The evening news is often littered with stories of gun violence, portraying males as the sole perpetrators of incidents where other males are victims of armed assaults.  Tonight, however, there [...]

Ministry of National Security puts out a release on the death of Etana Bennett

While the police on Monday did not confirm that the murder of three-year-old Etana Bennett was a result of gang rivalry, higher up in the Ministry of National Security, a [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Branch Chair Wants Dialogue with G.O.B. and the Millers

The projected prices for raw sugar sold to the European Union and on the world market have been on a downward trend. A decrease in profits was expected, despite the [...]

Shane Vellos says Cop Broke His Arm!

Shane Vellos says Placencia Police locked him up last Thursday evening because someone named him in a theft. The twenty-one-year-old says that he was wrongly accused and later released without [...]

A Caretaker is Charged for the Predawn Burglary of Portofino on Ambergris Caye

Portofino Resort on northern Ambergris Caye was burglarized in the predawn hours of Sunday, the thief making off with a pair of strong boxes containing sixteen thousand dollars in various [...]

Cabbie’s Last Fare Leads to Murder

The extended Commonwealth Holiday weekend was an exceptionally violent and bloody one across the country, with murders, disappearances and road traffic accidents being reported as early as Saturday morning.  The [...]

Regulator would be “crazy” to shut off phones

With a permanent injunction now in force on the P.U.C. from collecting, might it decide to withdraw the approval and potentially cripple Speednet’s reach across Belize? The company has more [...]

On crazy night in the City, Jermaine Carr ambushed and shot dead; minor and woman injured

On Wednesday night, Belize City became a war zone. In a matter of hours five people were injured in gun violence and another lost his life. A minor, the third [...]

Andy Rhaburn Faces More Charges for Carmelita Terror

Additional charges of attempted murder and use of deadly means of harm have been brought against twenty-six-year-old Andy Rhaburn.  The Carmelita resident is accused of killing his mother, Braulia Pech, [...]