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2 More Persons Sought for the Callous Killing of Ofelia Hernandez Cruz

Sixty-nine-year-old Ofelia Hernandez Cruz was bludgeoned to death inside her home in Sand Hill Village.  Her body was discovered on Tuesday afternoon and it is believed that she was attacked [...]

DJ Perf and Denzel Usher Charged with Rape

Devin “DJ Perf” Peyrefitte and Denzel Usher have both been charged for the crime of rape.  The men stand accused of allegedly raping a woman in the wee hours of [...]

Commissioner Williams: “It doesn’t matter, it was rubber bullet. It was nonlethal.”

In May, Belize City resident Vince Martinez visited our office to share his case of police brutality.  Martinez claimed that on May twelfth while at his house on Far West [...]

Commissioner of Police on Vince Martinez’s Complaint

Vince Martinez made an official complaint to the Professional Standards Branch after he was shot in the groin. According to Martinez, there hasn’t been any progress in the case. Commissioner [...]

Ministry of National Security Clarifies B.D.F. Salary Adjustments

The Ministry of National Security issued a press release late this evening to clarify false information which has been circulating in the public domain. According to the ministry, back in [...]

Raymond Dyer Gets Three Years in Prison for Weed and Firearm

Thirty-two-year-old Raymond Lightfoot Dyer, a fisherman from Ladyville, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, after being busted with five hundred and thirty-one grams of [...]

2 Teens Remanded for Beating Up Elderly Belize City Man

A pair of teenagers is on remand at the Belize Central Prison tonight after allegedly beating up a sixty-three-year-old resident of Belize City.  On Tuesday, Liz Flowers was reportedly attacked [...]

Boat Manifest Gets Cabinet’s Green Light

Fifteen days ago, on August first, the directive issued by the Belize Port Authority for a mandatory boat manifest for water taxi companies came into effect. The B.P.A.’s directive came [...]

San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi Wants to Build Boat Terminal

Minister Heredia also spoke about the proposed construction of another boat terminal on the island. The development has been proposed to take place in front of Ruby’s Hotel which was [...]

I am a Belizean Traveller; Are You?

The Belize Tourism Board officially launched its Belizean Traveller Campaign, which encourages Belizeans to be tourists in their own country. It is a joint venture between the B.T.B. and the [...]

Mid-Year Tourism Stats Show Increase in Overnight and Cruise Ship Arrivals

The most recent figures in tourist arrivals show that more persons are choosing Belize as their holiday destination; be it as a family, a group of friends and even honeymooners. [...]

Mark Jacobs – Making a Difference with Bamboo Straws

Bamboo grows just about everywhere in Belize. There are several varieties in the country, but what many people don’t know is that the bamboo is hailed as a super plant [...]

Innovate Belize 2019 Summit

The first ever Innovate Belize 2019 Summit was held at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. The focus of the summit is to foster opportunity by creating a platform where [...]

Dawn Sampson-Nunez is B.E.L.’s First In-house Legal Counsel

Dawn Sampson-Nunez has been synonymous with Belize Electricity Limited since taking up a job with the utility company in November 2000 as a public relations officer.  Tonight, the company announces [...]

Garifuna Collective Heads to British Columbia

The Garifuna Collective has been touring extensively over the past two months, performing in Europe and the United States.  The band is presently in Canada, following a ten-day break from [...]

The Garifuna Collective and Its Place in World Music

Over the years, the Garifuna Collective has come to understand and appreciate its significance in world music.  The idea of taking the stage along with other big name performers is [...]

Healthy Living: Portion Control

Healthy eating can be difficult, with all the fad diets and vilifying of foods or even food groups. It’s hard to know if you’re getting it right. Any nutritionist will [...]