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Three Weeks After Still No Arrest for Yanira Novelo’s Murder

Police have yet to capture the culprit who cold-heartedly and viciously murdered the twenty-three-year-old mother of three, Yanira Novelo. It has been three weeks since her body was discovered in [...]

Land Issue heats up in La Gracia; farmers claim political victimization

If you’ll recall, last week we reported that a land issue was brewing in a small farming community located behind Spanish Lookout, Cayo District. Well, that issue is heating up; [...]

Foreign Minister Elrington Addresses Latest Sarstoon Incident

The recent incident on the Sarstoon River involving the Guatemalan Armed Forces, the B.D.F. and a civilian team led by the Belize Territorial Volunteers has raised the ire of many.  [...]

Sedi Says Friction With Guatemala at Sarstoon is Grave Infraction of Rights

With the constant disruption of what ought to be the free flow of civilian traffic upriver, notwithstanding the area being under dispute, doesn’t it require the intervention of the I.C.J. [...]

Freetown Resident Charged with Murder

Police have cracked the murder of a Belize City businessman, Jose Hilario Diaz, and have charged another individual.  Diaz was gunned down at his store on Cemetery Road on July [...]

Palacio Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Controlled Drug

Also in the court was BiJay Palacio who was today fined for possession of a controlled drug. Before he pleaded guilty, Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser made it clear to him [...]

Man steals scratch tickets; can you identify him?

If you logged on to Facebook late this evening, it is likely that you may have come across the video of a man stealing Scratch and Win tickets. The ten [...]

Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries Launches Ban Gillnets Campaign

A group of commercial fishermen are leading the charge to ban gillnets across the country.  They say there are damaging effects of this indiscriminate practice to fish stocks and as [...]

Coalition Says No Agenda Other Than to Save Belize’s Fisheries

The Coalition recently presented a formal proposal to government calling for an end to all gillnet fishing in Belizean waters, following a one-year phase-out period.  The proposal includes a commitment [...]

Belize’s Maritime Economy Plan Underway

A maritime economy plan is being developed for the country through a partnership between the Belize Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute and the United Kingdom’s Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme. [...]

ComPol Williams Says Number of Sick Leave Applicants Remains Steady

Following the police promotion process, reports from within the Belize Police Department began to emerge to the effect that officers who were not happy began reporting to work sick. The [...]

190 Police Recruit to Undergo Training

In July, Close to two thousands hopefuls say the police recruitment exam. One hundred and ninety potential police officers were selected to be part of this year’s police recruitment process. [...]

KTV the Remix Season III; Singers to take on Disco

KTV, the Remix is back tonight at the Bliss and you can expect lots of surprises, plenty fun and laughter. So far you have heard different genres of music, this [...]

National Song Competition’s People’s Choice Award Online Voting Opens

This year’s National Song Competition has completed the primary phase as all entries have been submitted and reviewed by a panel of judges. This year’s competition will feature five Junior [...]

Quadruple Fatality on the Philip Goldson Highway

A quadruple fatality occurred on the Philip Goldson Highway on Sunday evening and at news time, post-mortem examinations have just wrapped up as grieving relatives were camped outside the morgue [...]

Orange Walk Man Dies in Hummingbird Highway RTA

Police are also provided details of another fatality which occurred last Thursday on the Hummingbird Highway. It led to the death of Adar Awe.  Awe was travelling with Dario Melendez [...]

Woman Fatally Shot, Cousin Hospitalized after Being Stabbed in Griga

A woman was shot and killed early on Sunday morning in Dangriga, purportedly as a result of jealousy.  Geraldine Flowers was inside her house in the New Site area when [...]

Rodwell Arzu is Wanted for Murder and Attempted Murder

Investigators in Dangriga have determined that Samuel Reid, the individual who was inside the house where Geraldine Flowers resided, was stabbed and shot multiple times during the deadly encounter with [...]

Man Dies in Freak Accident

There was another death over the weekend. On Saturday evening, Rye Pott lost his life in an unfortunate incident.  Pott was working at a construction site in Carmelita Village, in [...]

Libertad Villager Dies during Coast Guard Recruitment Screening Process

A father of two from Libertad Village in Corozal died during a recruitment screening at the Belize Coast Guard Headquarters over the weekend.  According to the Vice-Commandant of the Belize [...]

Confirmed Dengue Cases Continue to Spike in Belize

Health authorities continue to monitor the cases of dengue as the number of persons affected continues to spike across the country.  Today, the Director of Health Services confirmed to the [...]

Ministry of Health Monitoring Dengue Cases in the Region

There are four stereotypes of dengue in Belize; strains two and three are the more predominant ones being detected. The goal is to prevent a severe case of the disease, [...]

Ministry of Agriculture Monitoring Citrus Industry

The citrus industry continues to grapple with low productivity, dwindling farmhands, as well as lack of financing. These challenges are compounded by citrus greening, so much so that the 2018/2019 [...]

Freak Storm Wreaks Havoc in Peini

A freak storm tore through Punta Gorda on Sunday night, tottering a number of trees in town and causing a power outage.  According to several reports from that municipality, the [...]

ComPol Refutes Crime Observatory’s Stats; not all Belize City Murders were Gang Related

The month of June was bloody and deadly with a horrifying and alarming murder count.  According to the Belize Crime Observatory, during the month of June one hundred and one [...]