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Bus Catches Fire on GP Highway with 41 Tourists Onboard

A group of U.S. nationals, who arrived on a scheduled cruise ship call this morning, had a huge scare.  The visitors were heading to the Belize Zoo when the bus [...]

5 More Belizeans Charged for Alleged Involvement in Human Smuggling Case

Five additional persons have been charged and arraigned for their alleged involvement in a case of human smuggling that was intercepted by police on Tuesday afternoon. It is being categorized [...]

Police Were Tipped About the Human Smuggling Caravan

Even before the five were arraigned today, Assistant Commissioner of Police Joseph Myvett shared details on the investigation surrounding the alleged human smuggling.  He says that the operation, which led [...]

Escape Prisoner Joseph Budna is Recaptured in Camalote, Cayo

Escape prisoner Joseph Budna has been captured in Belize and remains in custody. Back in May of this year, the thirty-eight-year-old Belizean, who is serving a thirty-year sentence in a [...]

Yanira Novelo was Strangled to Death

The official result of a post-mortem has been released by the Police Department in the murder of Yanira Novelo in Orange Walk. It shows that the young mother had a [...]

What’s the Motive Behind the Murder of Yanira Novelo?

Police are looking for answers on whether four-year-old Alexander witnessed the heinous murder of his mother.  While has not been confirmed at this time, it is known that the child [...]

A Peaceful Demonstration for Murder Victim, Yanira Novelo

Murder victim, Yanira Novelo, was laid to rest today in her home village of San Jose in Orange Walk. Over one hundred and fifty residents from San Jose and San [...]

Dean Oliver Barrow Could Never Been Charge with ‘Any Kind of Civil Fraud’

His name is Andris Pukke and he is the felon who orchestrated the Sanctuary Bay real estate scam which has Prime Minister Dean Barrow, ministers and other high ranking officials [...]

Prime Minister Defends Barrow and Williams Law Firm

In the document filed by the F.T.C., the Prime Minister’s law firm and his partner, Rodwell Williams, are named.  Aside from suggesting that the Prime Minister owns a piece of [...]

PM Barrow: “Maybe the F.T.C. Should Look at Some of the Banks in the U.S.”

Present at Wednesday’s press conference was Joy Grant, the Governor of the Central Bank of Belize and Grant was there to answer to a very specific allegation.  The F.T.C. alleged [...]

Barrow Stays Away from Accusing the F.T.C. of Incompetence, Bad Faith

Prime Minister Dean Barrow, having learned that the F.T.C. filed such damning documents against him and his government, summoned the Chargé d’ Affaires, Keith Gilges, to make sure his complaint [...]

A.I.B.L. and F.T.C. Settlement Soon to Be Sealed

After negotiations, A.I.B.L. and the F.T.C. were able to come to an agreement which resulted in the F.T.C. filing an application to stay proceedings against the bank.  An appointed liquidator, [...]

P.U.P. Blasts Barrow Administration over Sanctuary Bay Allegations

After the Prime Minister’s press conference, the People’s United Party fired a press release describing the PM’s conference as an attempt to clear the air.  The P.U.P. says that Barrow [...]

Sarteneja Honey Producers Association Fight Small Hive Beetle

Last month we told you about a donation of small hive beetle traps that was handed over to the Ministry of Agriculture.  Those traps are to be used to control [...]

Mason Murder Trial Resumes with Voir Dire

Following a lengthy adjournment, the murder trial of William ‘Danny’ Mason and his accomplices resumed before Justice Antoinette Moore in the Belmopan Supreme Court on Wednesday.  Onboard are attorneys Bryan [...]

Man Charged for Theft of $42,000 from Buca Shell in Ladyville

Tonight a former Buca Shell employee is in trouble with the law.  He is twenty-five-year-old Victor Ayuso, a resident of Orange Walk, who appeared this morning before Senior Magistrate Tricia [...]

M.O.E. Requires Teachers to Renew Their Teaching Licenses

There is a new pressing issue between the Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teachers Union that is bubbling beneath the surface while school is presently out.  It has [...]

How Will Renewal of Teaching License be Administered?

So what will teachers do now that the ministry has sent out the memorandum while they are on summer vacation?  According to Executive Secretary Keisha Young-Flowers, B.N.T.U. is prepared to [...]

Tourism Stats for the First Half of 2019

Despite the murder of a U.S. national recently in San Pedro that gave Belize a black eye in the international news, the Belize Tourism Board is touting a growth in [...]

Young Prisoners Graduate from Kaina Online High School

Two inmates were beaming with pride as they stood among a group of graduates on Sunday in Belmopan.  The two successfully completed a programme with Kaina Online High School.  Five [...]

Entrepreneurs Get Training in Developing a Business Plan

A one-day business plan development workshop was held today at the BTEC building on the ITVET Compound in Belize City. It’s sister agency, the Small Business Development Centre, which also [...]