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Breaking: A Fatal RTA near Rhaburn’s Ridge Claims the Life of a Female Motorist.

Shortly after four o’clock this afternoon, there was a deadly traffic accident near Rhaburn Ridge on the Phillip Goldson Highway. Police can only confirm at this point that one person [...]

San Pedranos Gather to Mourn the Loss of 4 Persons in a Deadly Overnight House Fire

The death of four family members in a horrible fire in San Pedro is being felt throughout the tightly knit community in San Pedro. A mother, her two children and [...]

Why is the Prime Tourism Island without Adequate Equipment and Services to Fight Fires?

As the family grieves their sudden loss, sharp questions arise as to the state of essential services on the island. The fire trucks were not able to tackle the inferno [...]

Minister Sedi Elrington Says Latest Cabinet Reshuffle is to Ensure Expediency at Lands Department

Tuesday’s announcement of yet another reshuffling of ministerial portfolios prompted by a sudden change in the top layer in the Ministry of Natural Resources is being met with serious concerns.  [...]

‘Clear the Land’ Castro Says Decision to Reassign Dr. Carla Barnett was PM’s Prerogative

Minister Edmond Castro, himself a fairly new minister, when asked to weigh in on the latest round of ministerial musical chairs, told the media that the prime minister has the [...]

Petrocaribe Program Comes to an End, Belize’s Agreement with Venezuela Remains Intact

A report in the Antigua Observer is causing shivers in some parts of the Caribbean.  The report states that the island has received word that the largesse of the Petrocaribe [...]

Government Explains Why Fuel Prices Won’t Be Going Down Anytime Soon

And while on the issue of fuel, the Ministry of Finance says it will not be possible, at least not soon, to consider a decrease in taxes connected to fuel [...]

Baby Dashawn Dwehene is Released from K.H.M.H. after Being Shot by His Father in Gales Point

Baby Dashawn Dwehene from Gales Point Manatee was discharged today from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he had been recovering from a gunshot wound to the back. Over the [...]

Brenae’s Injury Compensation, Can the Quarter Million Dollar Award be Paid?

On Monday, Justice Sonya Young handed down a decision in favor of five-year-old Brenae Timmons.  As a toddler, she suffered severe brain injury when an iron gate fell on her [...]

Pickstock Area Rep Says Samuel Haynes Institute May Be in Danger of Closing Down

The Pickstock Development Association provides services to residents of the Pickstock and Lake Independence communities, primarily through after school initiatives, gardening and coffin-making. Elrington says that as many as a [...]

A Trade License Standoff between CitCo and Apex over the Business of the Civic Center

The Civic Center has been in use since officially opening its doors on April thirtieth.  The largest and most expensive public building in the country is being run by a [...]

Gilroy Usher Sr. Responds to Boots’ Vicious Jabs

The P.U.P. standard bearer for Port Loyola, Gilroy Usher Senior, has responded to statements made about him by Minister Anthony Boots Martinez.  In a brief statement, Usher Senior says that [...]

A Toddler Drowns Inside a Pit in Southern Belize

A young girl lost her life in Bella Vista Village in the Toledo District to drowning on Tuesday afternoon. Three-year-old Abigail Elizabeth Lopez Umania was found lifeless in a well [...]

Civic Center is Green Lighted by NEMO for Emergency Operations during Natural Disasters

Sporting and other activities have already been put off at the Civic Center in Belize City where sport aficionados have been enjoying the comfort of the multipurpose facility. Today, the [...]

5 Female Inmates are Certified Yogis

Today, five women in prison were officially certified as yoga instructors after two years of intensive classes conducted by non-profit yoga organization Rhythm of Change. There are thirty-seven women incarcerated [...]

Annual Taiwanese Scholarship Recipients are Announced

Twenty-nine Belizeans have been awarded full scholarships to pursue studies in Taiwan. The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund Scholarship Programme and the Taiwan Scholarship Programme are providing recipients with [...]

Annual Internet Forum Draws Regional Networks Operators to Belize

Today, the first day of the fourth annual Caribbean Peering and Interconnection Forum kicked off in Belize City. The regional event, that is coordinated by the Caribbean Network Operators Group, [...]

Quality and Cost of Internet are Discussed at CarPIF

Quality and cost of internet in the region are also among the topics being discussed at CarPIF this year. While there have been significant strides made in these two areas [...]