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2 Women and a Naturalized Belizean are Victims of Shocking Triple Murder

The story of a horrid triple murder at a home on the George Price Highway continues to unfold, as new details emerge on what took place at mile ten on [...]

Excelsior High School Plunged into Grief Amid Murder of Beloved Principal

This morning at Excelsior High School it was classes as usual but with the presence of a team of counselors.  They were on hand to support the grieving members of [...]

Marshal Nunez Mourns Excelsior’s Loss

Former teacher and mainstay at Excelsior, Marshal Nunez, also visited the campus this morning to lend moral support to the mourning students.  He has been around the school for the [...]

Stabbing Victim Clings to Life; Will the Mental Health Patient be Charged?

Former deputy Director of Health Services Augustina Elijio remains in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, after she was stabbed multiple times by a mental health patient on [...]

4 Men Charged for Brazen Dangriga Robbery

Four men have been criminally charged for the brazen armed robbery which was committed in Dangriga Town this past weekend. Investigators strongly believe that thirty nine-year-old Fredrick Anthony Arzu, thirty-four-year-old [...]

More Patrols to Stem Increase in Armed Robberies

The spate of armed robberies across the country has seen a ramping up of police patrols in several municipalities.  Notwithstanding the efforts of the police department, home invasions and burglaries [...]

G.O.B. and Andre Vega Battle over $400K in Land Compensation

The case against Andre Vega commenced today before Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel. It made headlines back in 2016 when it was reported that Vega, who is the son of [...]

Was Andre Vega Unjustly Enriched?

Then there is the political angle of it all. As we mentioned, Andre Vega is the son of former U.D.P. Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega who was the minister at [...]

Faber’s Road Resident is Sentenced to Life for 2012 Murder

Henry Jacobs has been sentenced to life in prison with a possibility of parole after serving twenty years. That was the decision made by Justice Marilyn Williams. Back in 2018, [...]

Carlos Coronado Fined and Confined for Drug Trafficking Conviction

Found guilty in absentia, Carlos Coronado has been fined ten thousand dollars and must spend three years in prison. Coronado learnt his fate while behind bars serving time for another [...]

Troy Banner’s Ex-Girlfriend Alleges Child Abuse

While Troy Banner is under investigation by police, his ex-common law wife is speaking out. According to the woman, Banner fathered a child with her but the baby reportedly experienced [...]

Drowning South Silk Caye Gets a Lifeline

If you’ve gone snorkeling or diving off the coast of Placencia, there’s a good chance that you visited the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve. It is a popular [...]

SEA Needs Enforcement Support to Take on Illegal Fishers

Back in April we reported on the three Honduran fishermen caught illegally fishing within the Spawning Aggregation Zone at the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve in southern Belize. [...]

Turneffe Atoll Trust Releases Report on Gillnet Use in Belizean Waters

The Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries recently released the data on fisher folks in Belize. The data found that primarily along coastline communities, there are only two thousand, five hundred and [...]

Amendments to Fisheries Bill to be Tabled, But When?

For almost a decade, the Fisheries Department along with its partners has been working on amendments to the Fisheries Bill.  The amendments to the bill, if approved and enacted, are [...]

9 Pest Control Operators Recognized

On Monday, the Pesticides Control Board recognized nine pest control operators for having successfully completed a training program. The two-day training focused on trade applicators involved in urban pest control. [...]

Health Officials Monitoring Measles Threat

Health officials in Belize are keeping a close eye to any and all potential threat of measles from neighboring Mexico. Two months ago, the Ministry of Health issued an advisory [...]

Health Officials Warn of Dengue during Rainy Season

Health officials are also cognizant of the fact that with the rains upon us, a stronger effort is needed to address what is expected to be an increase of mosquitoes. [...]