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Explosion Claims Lives of 2 Girls, Injures 14 Persons

There was a deadly explosion at the Ocean Ferry Water Taxi terminal on Sunday afternoon in Belize City. The vessel was loaded with thirty-four passengers about to take-off to Caye [...]

Fuel Leak is Suspected Cause of Deadly Boat Explosion

An investigation led by the National Fire Service is ongoing and efforts are being made to determine the cause of the massive explosion that killed Kimberly and Jamiri Guy.  The [...]

Should Boats Have Been Inspected Prior to Departure?

Their seats at the rear of the vessel, a location where most passengers find the boat ride to be smoother, placed Interiano and his family in grave danger.  While investigators [...]

Protocols by Hospitals & EMTs When Dealing with “Mass Casualty”

The emergency situation in the immediate aftermath of the explosion was dealt with precision. First responders were on the scene soon after, the siblings as well as the injured persons [...]

PM Barrow Confirms U.D.P. Senator’s Questioning by U.S. Authorities

U.D.P. Senator Aldo Salazar was questioned by U.S. authorities last week. Senator Salazar was part of a delegation which included Senate President Lee Mark Chang when he was pulled aside [...]

PM Barrow says U.D.P. Ready for Referendum Day

Turning to an issue that has been in the headline for months…In just two days, the nation will make a very important and historic decision on whether or not submit [...]

Machakilha – No Road and No Access to Bare Essentials

On Friday, we showed you the grueling journey of five primary school students from Machakilha Village, who left their homes in the dead of night and walked six miles to [...]

PM Raising Funds for U.D.P.’s Mobilization Efforts on May 8th

Back to the I.C.J…..The U.D.P. and the P.U.P. have begun ramping out their individual campaigns to mobilize voters for Wednesday’s referendum.  But the mobilization of tens of thousands of re-registered [...]

What Will the Voter Turnout Be on Referendum Day?

The Prime Minister also spoke of the expected voter turnout on May eight. When Guatemala held its I.C.J. referendum in April 2018, a little over two million voters participated out [...]

Barrow says International Law Trumps Domestic Law

The Prime Minister also spoke of the P.U.P.’s challenge of the 2008 Special Agreement. While the Chief Justice has ruled that the Special Agreement is not a serious issue to [...]

PM Comments on Latest Sarstoon Island Incident

In the south, Sarstoon Island and River have been an irritant since Guatemala has been exercising authority in the area.  The latest incident in which a Belizean flag was removed [...]

Referendum Raffle is Unlawful, Immoral and Unethical

Still on the matter of the I.C.J., over the weekend, raffles were announced in several constituencies by U.D.P. standard bearers to get a YES vote.  The raffles were announced for [...]

Judicial Review Granted But Cpl. Eldon Arzu Must Report to Work in Belmopan

The courtroom of Justice Shona Griffith was packed to capacity this morning.  Officers of all ranks were present for the commencement of a legal claim involving Commissioner of Police Chester [...]

Corporals Leonard Nunez & Hallet King to Stand Trial for Manslaughter of Hilberto Sotz

Also in the Supreme Court, a pair of cops, Corporals Leonard Nunez and Hallet King, will be facing trial for the manslaughter death of Hilberto Sotz. The young man was [...]

3 Homes Destroyed in Apparent Case of Arson

A house fire on Antelope Street this afternoon has left twelve persons homeless.  The blaze is said to have been an act of arson, following a dispute in the early [...]

Another Woman is Stabbed by Common-law Husband in Belmopan

Another Belmopan woman has been stabbed by her common-law husband in the capital. Katherine Anthony remains in a stable condition at the Western Regional Hospital after she was stabbed to [...]

Home Invasion in Sarteneja; 1 Man Charged

Up north in Corozal, one person has been charged in connection with a home invasion in Sarteneja. Noel Samuels has been arrested and charged with aggravated burglary and handling stolen [...]

Robbery/Shooting in Cristo Rey

Takeem Maskall is recovering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen, which he sustained on Thursday morning during an armed robbery in Cristo Rey Village in the Cayo District. He [...]

ComPol Williams: Peaceful Weekend

Over nine hundred plus officers sat the Police Department’s promotional exams this Saturday; a little less than half were from Belize City alone. And while the results of that test [...]

The Youth Innovation Challenge 2019

The 2019 Education Showcase for the Ministry of Education is focusing primarily on financial literacy of students. It is believed that the concept, taught at a very young age, can [...]

Financial Literacy to Make Social Changes

The Youth Innovation Challenge is being done in partnership with various stakeholders including Central Bank of Belize, the Credit Union League and community mentors who work along with the schools. [...]

Ek Balam is the Regional Champion of Pok-Ta-Pok

And to another story of positive news…We have been following the progress of the Ek Balam team from northern Belize. The team, in a relatively short time, has been bringing [...]

Sports Recap with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend in sports....]