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A Well-known Cop is Shot and Killed on La Isla Bonita

A police officer was killed on after one o’clock this morning on San Pedro. Corporal Alfonso Guy had been stationed on the island for years and had been socializing with [...]

Eamon Courtenay says Former Foreign Affairs Ministers’ I.C.J. Declaration Was a Publicity Stunt

Former Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Courtenay has made it quite clear what he thinks about the Government’s latest move to push a ‘yes’ vote for the upcoming April tenth ICJ [...]

Former Foreign Affairs Ministers says I.C.J. Declaration in Misleading

According to Courtenay, one of the fundamental reasons why he decided not to be part of the collaborative work of the five former Foreign Affairs Ministers is because the declaration [...]

Courtenay Proposes ‘Deep Freeze’ as I.C.J. Alternative

During the discussion this morning, Courtenay proposed an alternative to holding a referendum and taking Guatemala’s claim to the I.C.J.  Courtenay is proposing a ‘deep freeze’ scenario in which both [...]

Eamon Courtenay: “We Must Know Who Our Lawyers Are”

Courtenay says that if Belizeans go to the polls on April tenth, he will not attempt to convince them to vote ‘yes’ unless certain conditions are achieved by the government. [...]

Elodio Aragon Senior – Robbed, Kidnapped and then Released

There are new details tonight about the home invasion and kidnapping of former minister Elodio Aragon Senior, the father of the junior minister of police. Aragon Senior was abducted from [...]

Belize City Cabbie Stabbed Multiple Times; Woman in Custody

A Belize City man was stabbed multiple times this morning and left for dead. Forty-three-year-old taxi driver Stephen Leiva was set up by a woman he knows.  The woman went [...]

Squatters Are Served Eviction Notice in Belama Phase Four

Several families in the Belama Phase Four community are facing eviction tonight after being served with a letter two weeks ago informing them that they are illegally occupying property belonging [...]

Kareem Musa Disagrees with Father, Rt. Hon. Said Musa

Earlier you heard former Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay saying he won’t support going to the I.C.J. if certain conditions are not met.  Another P.U.P. colleague shares similar views.  Caribbean Shores [...]

Julius Espat Not Impressed With Former Foreign Ministers’ I.C.J. Declaration

P.U.P.’s Cayo South Area Representative, Julius Espat, says that he was not impressed with the five former foreign ministers who signed the I.C.J. declaration in support of a ‘yes’ vote. [...]

Changes in Police Department is Commonplace

Junior Minister for National Security, Elodio Aragon Junior today spoke about the shakeup at the Belize Police Department. As we reported on Thursday, an initial list surfaced on social media [...]

P.U.C. Accepts B.E.L.’s Explanation for Increase in Electricity Rate

Another increase in the electricity rate came into effect on January first, ahead of a meeting between Belize Electricity Limited and the Public Utilities Commission to rationalize its request for [...]

223 New Cases of HIV in Belize Reported for 2017

The latest HIV statistics have been released and according to the Ministry of Health report; in 2017, there were a higher number of infections among males than in females. Of [...]

A Consultation on the Sexual Crimes Legislation Reform Project

The Belize Women Against Violence Movement in Collaboration with the Building People Movement is holding a series of consultations on sexual crimes legislation reform. The first of the six-part consultations [...]

Sexual Offences Model Bill is to Address Deficiencies in Existing Laws

Attorney-at-law Leslie Mendez is working with the Building People Movement on the drafting of the bill. Today, she says they are looking to strengthen existing laws and legislation in other [...]

Look Out for the Manatees! New Signage Cautions Boaters

Manatee advocate Jamal Galvez is advising boaters to exercise caution when passing through the Belize River. Galvez, with the assistance of the MAR Fund, has installed several signs along the [...]

Mayor Wagner Says Property Tax Discount Will Remain at 8%

In November 2018, the Belize City Council announced that it would discontinue the twenty percent discount initiative that property owners took advantage of by paying their property tax before the [...]

Rehabilitation of Krooman Lagoon Still in the Works

The Belize City Council still has plans to restore the natural habitat of Krooman Lagoon. But before that is done, the residents living on the water reserve will need to [...]