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PM Barrow Returns to Belize

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is back in the country. He was in Cuba for spinal surgery which he underwent on September fourth.  The PM arrived at the Philip Goldson International [...]

8-Year-Old Belmopan Student Almost Kidnapped

There is a report of the alleged kidnapping of an eight-year-old student on Monday. It happened in Belmopan while the boy was heading home from school along with his older [...]

BSAG Eight to be Rearrested Says Police Minister

A policeman and seven B.D.F. soldiers, who were jointly charged for the crime of murder but had the charge dismissed on Wednesday, will be re-arrested and the charge levied against [...]

NICH Internal Auditor Terminated for Incompetence

Since embattled President Sapna Budhrani was placed on administrative leave, Doctor John Morris, the Director of the Institute of Archaeology has been at the helm of the statutory body. It [...]

Sapna Budhrani to be Reinstated as NICH Prez

There was a parliamentary caucus and a cabinet meeting held today in Belmopan prior to Friday’s House meeting.  Cabinet agreed to the reinstatement, with immediate effect, of Sapna Budhrani. The [...]

MoE Says B.N.T.U. Was Included in Re-categorizing Hardship

The Belize National Teachers Union and the Ministry of Education are at odds again.  The B.N.T.U. says a number of its members will be disenfranchised by the “finalized” listing of [...]

What About the Time Off for Teachers to Collect Salaries?

The Council also looked at the issue of day offs, half day or a full day, granted to teachers only at the end of the month to collect salaries at [...]

Minister of Education Comes Down Hard on B.N.T.U.

The Minister of Education Patrick Faber, however, came down hard on the B.N.T.U. saying that they had been part of the process to finalise the list of hardship posts. Faber [...]

Ministry of Education Will Monitor Situation at Claver College Extension

Nine of eleven teachers at the Claver College Extension on Punta Gorda were fired earlier this week on Tuesday. The teachers were let go when they could not agree on [...]

Elodio Aragon Jr.: “I stand with them on that decision”

On Monday morning, the top brass at the Ministry of National Security appeared on Open Your Eyes, the first stop in a media round speaking in support of a ‘YES’ [...]

Pomona Villager Attacked and Raped in Broad Daylight

A fifty-two-year-old woman was violently attacked and raped in broad daylight while at her house. On Wednesday, Dangriga police were called to the Southern Regional Hospital where they saw the [...]

Neighborly Feud Leads to Shooting

Shots were fired on Wednesday night on Faber’s road in the Old Capital. Residents of the area say that they heard the sound of gunshots at around seven o’clock. When [...]

Bar Brawl Leads to Shooting in Armenia Village

A fight between two men who were supposed to be friends led to a shooting incident in Armenia Village, Cayo. Twenty-nine-year-old Roni Diaz and fifty-nine-year-old Miguel Funez were at a [...]

San Ignacio Police Investigate Armed Robbery

San Ignacio Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred on Wednesday afternoon. Delivery man and driver for Vega’s Imports, Ellsworth Martinez told police that he and the two coworkers [...]

Taiwan Gifts Belize a Million Dollars in Crime Fighting Equipment

The Taiwanese Government has gifted the Police Department one million dollars in motorcycles and crime fighting equipment.  Last year, the then Minister of Home Affairs Wilfred Ellington lobbied for the [...]

$1 Million in CARSI-ESF Grants for Belize

The U.S. Government has awarded over a million U.S. dollars to the four organizations through the CARSI-ESF programme. Since 2008, over seven million U.S. dollars been awarded to various N.G.O.s. [...]

August Was 1% More Expensive

The cost of living went up in the month of August. Data from the Statistical Institute of Belize shows that the cost of living inched up by one percent due [...]

NICH Comes Up with Assistance to Get Garifuna Collective to WOMEX 2018

The Garifuna Collective is heading to Spain for the famed World Expo of Music, having secured the necessary funding. As you know, the Collective has performed on international stages, but [...]