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Derrick Ramirez Was Chopped to Death; Main Suspect “Escapes” Police Custody

An onsite post mortem conducted on the body of Derrick Ramirez on Monday confirmed that he had been murdered.  The results showed that Ramirez died as a result of chop [...]

Karon Gladden is Injured in Monday’s Deadly Shooting in Belize City

Twenty-eight-year-old Karon Gladden is one of two men injured during a mid-afternoon shooting in Belize City on Monday.  While he was fortunate to have escaped with only a gunshot wound [...]

The Second Annual S.S.B. AGM

The second annual general meeting to be held by the Social Security Board since 1981 was convened today at the Best Western Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. Dubbed S.S.B. Connect, [...]

Will G.O.B. Take on Non-Contributory Pensions?

Now the increased contribution is not sitting well with many workers. Doctor Colin Young says that they ought not to look at social security as taxes such as GST and [...]

S.S.B. Going Digital

The Social Security Board is also going digital allowing persons to readily access information by the touch of their fingertip.  Doctor Colin Young says that the board is looking to [...]

Second suspect arraigned for the murder of Oscar Rosado Sr.

A second suspect has been nabbed for the murder of seventy-year-old businessman Oscar Rosado Senior.  Today, twenty-year-old Jose Gomez was formally charged and arraigned for the murder.  Rosado was gunned [...]

Trio Freed of Firearm Related Charges in Benque; Guatemalan is Re-detained

Back in mid-February, two Belizeans and a Guatemalan national were arraigned and remanded to the Belize Central Prison after being charged jointly for possession of prohibited firearms and ammunition.  Guatemalan [...]

Guatemalan National is Released without Charges

Attorney Hurl Hamilton believes that the action taken by the police department against Jorge Luis Reyes Villeda is an abuse of the process of the court and that his client [...]

Police Constables Leonard Nunez and Hallet King are Free Men

Police constables Leonard Nunez and Hallet King were released from custody today after being held on remand for the manslaughter of Caye Caulker resident Hilbert Sotz.  The pair was initially [...]

GCF’s toolkit is launched in Belize

Today, the CARICOM Climate Change Center and the Ministry of Economic Development launched two documents and a programme to help Belize engage with the Green Climate Fund.  The G.C.F., as [...]

New Tourism Police Officers in Placencia

A team of five Tourism Police officers was installed in Placencia this morning as part of an ongoing initiative by the Belize Police Department and the Belize Tourism Board to [...]

Placencia Chairpersons Welcomes Tourism Police Unit

According to Ilsa Villanueva, chairperson of the Placencia Village Council, residents and business owners have been clamoring for more officers to be stationed in the south.  With financial assistance and [...]

Young Soccer Referees Called to Workshop

There’s a call for aspiring young referees in the sport of soccer and today that call was headed by a number of soccer enthusiasts from across the region.  This morning [...]

Belize and Refereeing Football

Among the attendees is Glen Ritchie.  Having attended a recent summer camp, he dreams of becoming a professional referee and admits that achieving that goal simply means that he has [...]

The Finals of KTV the Remix; Who Made the Cut?

It’s the sixth and final week of competition in KTV the Remix Season Three and we are only one show away from finding out who is going to take home [...]

Celebrating a Belizean Landmark Through Art

Downtown Belize City is a milieu of old and new buildings and is celebrated for its historic significance.  But there is one particular location that is as important to residents [...]