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9 Officers are Recognized for Heroism in the Face of Danger

Today, a group of police officers was awarded for bravery during two crimes that occurred in the month of May. The ComPol’s Outstanding Officers Award Ceremony was held at the [...]

Rotary Club of Belize Sunrise Showers Saint John Vianney with Gifts

Saint John Vianney Catholic School on Faber’s Road was showered with gifts courtesy of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Belize. Today, the students, faculty and staff were officially given the [...]

Where Education and Citizen Security Intersect

The Ministry of Education and RESTORE Belize have concluded a series of roundtable discussions to share new ideas and methods in the education response to citizen security.  The goal was [...]

RESTORE Belize Initiative Improves Student/Teacher Relationship

Vice Principal Georgia Griffith, of Maud Williams High School, says that with the introduction of the pilot project there has been vast improvement in the relationship between students and teachers. [...]

Healthy Living Looks at a Screening Option for HPV

Last week, thousands of Belizeans participated in the ten mile cancer walk coordinated by the Belize Cancer Society. The activity had multiple purposes, including spreading awareness about the prevalence of [...]

Elderly Couple Perishes in RTA in San Narciso

An elderly couple perished in a deadly collision earlier today in the Corozal District.  Sometime around 1:30 pm, a white Ford Ranger pickup crashed into Freightliner truck in the vicinity [...]

Another Adjournment in Andrew Bennett’s Extradition Hearing

Attorney Andrew Bennett was back in court today where he continued to defend against an extradition request by the U.S. government.  In the courtroom of Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer this [...]

Bennett Returns to Court on June Fourth

Despite Sylvestre’s objection that the document ought not to be entered into the proceeding, the Chief Magistrate ultimately decided on its admission.   Anthony Sylvestre, Attorney for Andrew Bennett “We [...]

2 More Suspects Charged in Mile 44 Attack

Twenty-four-year-old Felipe Guzman and twenty-eight-year-old Rasheed Hyde, both of a Santa Elena address, have been arrested and charged for aggravated burglary, following an incident near mile forty-four on the George [...]

John Chessman Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Killing of Chinese Businesmman

Twenty-nine-year-old John Chessman Junior has pleaded guilty to manslaughter, a lesser charge from the count of murder which he was read in August 2012 for the shooting death of Chinese [...]

Armed Thieves Target Sun Luck Store in Orange Walk Town

Police in Orange Walk are investigating a robbery which occurred on Tuesday night. Sun Luck Store on Zericote Street was targeted by a pair of armed thieves after seven o’clock. [...]

An Elderly Man is Stabbed by Mentally Ill Person

An elderly man remains hospitalized tonight after he was attacked by a mentally ill person. Sixty-seven-year-old Frank Arnold was stabbed three times to the body by Ronald Flowers, aka “Jack,” [...]

A Guatemalan National Escapes an Attempt on His Life

Guatemalan national Edin Ismael Garcia Perez is hospitalized tonight after an attempt on his life on Tuesday night in Armenia Village.  The twenty-year-old was observed with multiple gunshot wounds to [...]

Nazarene High School Prepares Students for Possible Intruder

An intruder found himself on the compound of Nazarene High School in Belize City this afternoon. He was subsequently subdued by two GSU officers as part of a simulation. The [...]

SIB Releases Economic Data for April

The month of April saw a decrease of five point seven percent in imports, while exports went up by as much as eighty-one percent.  The total value of goods brought [...]

Municipalities Receive Exercising Equipment for Public Use

The Ministry of Health wants you to live a healthy lifestyle by not only eating healthy but exercising as well. Minister of Health Pablo Marin on Tuesday handed over exercising [...]

Belizean Studies to be Rolled Out Countrywide

In August, first form students across the country will begin to learn much more about Belize. They will be taught about Belize’s transformations and connections, governance and society and origins [...]

2019 BioBlitz A Success!

Three years ago, Ya’axché Conservation Trust began engaging students from communities within Ya’axché’s focal area, the Maya Golden Landscape, on the importance of biodiversity and conservation through its BioBlitz event. [...]

Government Launches its MSME Enhancement Programme

As a micro or small business entrepreneur, the main objective is to develop your product or service to international standards. But that comes with limitations in terms of capital to [...]

A $3 Million Investment to Make Micro & Small Businesses More Competitive

The Economic Development Council is the bridge between the business community and the government and advocates for and supports policy reform to make it easier to do business in Belize. [...]

The Criteria to Access Benefits from MSME Enhancement Programme

In the second phase of the programme, countrywide consultations will be held with entrepreneurs on steps that must be taken for successful applications. The Small Business Development Centre, an arm [...]

Atlantic Insurance’s Health and Wellness Fair 2019

A health and wellness fair was held today in downtown Belize City. Residents were able to get information on various health conditions and where they can access services. It was [...]

Belize City Man Murdered in Lucky Strike

A Belize City youth was brutally murdered over the weekend. Twenty-one-year-old Alejandro Lauriano was chopped, stabbed and shot to death on Monday night while in Lucky Strike Village, rural Belize. [...]

Mentally Ill Vendor Fatally Wounded With ‘A Piece of Cement’

Up north, a family in Calcutta Village is coming to terms with the sudden passing of their loved one. Fifty-two-year-old Jesus Mossiah was reportedly stoned with a piece of cement [...]

A Brazen Saturday Morning Robbery at A&R is Thwarted by Police

There was mayhem in Belize City on Saturday morning when shoppers in the vicinity of the Northern Shops, Courts and the nearby Uno Gas Station were startled by the sound [...]