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Father and Son Fatally Attacked During Armed Robbery in Buttonwood Bay

A father and his only son came under attack on Thursday night at around six thirty during a brazen armed robbery. The son, a well-liked student of University of Belize, [...]

Freetown Gyal Bex over GSU Raid

A GSU raid this evening on a cluster of homes at a property on Freetown Road quickly turned into mayhem when the officers conducting the swoop opened fire into the [...]

Belizean Shot in U.S. in Drug Deal Gone Bad

A man believed to be Belizean was shot on Thursday afternoon in Erie City, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.  Investigators suspect that it was an upper-level drug deal gone bad which led to [...]

Pandy Almost Loses Finger in Lord’s Bank Chopping Incident

A heated verbal exchange between two men in Lord’s Bank Village ended with forty-two-year-old Enrique Pandy almost losing a finger from his left hand.  Pandy reported to police that he [...]

Quick Thinking Saves House of Shotokan from Fire

A major disaster was averted at midday thanks to quick thinking on the part of several tenants who also occupy the House of Shotokan building on Princess Margaret Drive.  All [...]

Peruvian Luis Marroquin Denied Bail

Peruvian national, Luis Miguel Marroquin, one of three visitors accused of preparation for a crime of theft at a Dangriga ATM, was denied bail in the Supreme Court of Justice [...]

The Benefits of a Migrant Community: Spanish Lookout

An O.A.S. 2015 reports shows that Belize is the Central American country that has had the highest immigration since the early 1980’s. The foreign-born population in 2013 represented a little [...]

Agriculture Minister Says Local Potato Farmers Not Disregarded

Potato farmers in San Carlos, Orange Walk are worried that thousands of dollars in investments and a huge amount of red potatoes will go to waste. That’s because imported white [...]

Fisheries Administrator: “We did not force ourselves on that board”

On Thursday, TASA responded to what it describes as ‘mischievous allegations’ made by the Belize Federation of Fishers. The B.F.F. is alleging that the current composition of the TASA Board [...]

An Elderly Man is Shot in Buena Vista Village

An elderly resident of Buena Vista, Cayo was seriously injured during a shooting incident on Thursday night.  According to Alfredo Gonzalez, he was riding a bicycle along a backstreet in [...]

Another Education Grant Issued

We have reported on the grant request of almost two hundred thousand dollars for Paulette Elrington to proceed on study leave even though Elrington is not on established staff with [...]

Gillnets Task Force on a Information Gathering Mission

The Ministry of Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, and Sustainable Development is now accepting submissions from the public relating to the use of gillnets in Belize. The conservation society has called [...]

Fisheries Administrator Says More Enforcement Needed to Save Nassau Grouper

Fisheries Administrator Beverly Wade also commented on the status of the Nassau grouper. Earlier in the week, the Wildlife Conservation Society highlighted a report from the International Union for Conservation [...]

New Fisheries Bill to be Tabled Soon

As for the proposed amendments to the Fisheries Bill, Wade says that it will be tabled in the House of Representatives in the next couple of months. The bill contains [...]

Immigration Minister Godwin Hulse Comments on Refugee Programme

In 2018, fifteen persons were granted refugee status in Belize. Applications are reviewed by the Refugee Eligibility Committee which was activated after several years of dormancy. Dozens of applications have [...]

TALLY System: Transitioning to Traceability

The National Fishermen Cooperative and the Nature Conservancy, along with support from the government, today presented the Tally, an electronic seafood traceability system. Stakeholders of the industry believe that through [...]

How Residents and Businesses Cope with Long Hours of Blackout

A scheduled blackout for ten long hours affected City residents beginning at Mile two and a half on the George Price Highway. Now, almost everything runs on electricity so the [...]