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65 Year-Old Woman is Stabbed by Grandson; He Steals her Money

A sixty-five-year-old woman is attacked by her own grandson while she is resting inside her house in the village of Trinidad, Orange Walk. Fernanda Garcia has lived alongside her husband [...]

2 Hispanic Men Sought for Murder of Kevin Hyde

The police today provided updates on a number of recent crimes.  Police say that they are looking for two Hispanic men who were in the area of the bus shed [...]

Who Shot Brindel Munnings?

While police could not confirm whether the killing of Kevin Hyde is a case of mistaken identity, investigators say that Belize City resident, Brindel Munnings was the intended target in [...]

The Search Continues for Main Suspect in the Shooting of Belmopan Mechanic

Police are also searching for Anthony Williams; he is the main suspect in the attempted murder of Brian Chavarria in Belmopan. On Monday night around eight o’clock, Chavarria was conversing [...]

Ministry of Agriculture Assessing Impacts of Deadly Drought in the North

The deadly drought in northern Belize is crippling farmers and by extension certain sectors of the agriculture industry. Corn farmers and soybeans producers in Blue Creek Village in the Orange [...]

Ministry of Agriculture and Famers to Discuss Way Forward

According to C.E.O. Jose Alpuche, not much can be done to assist farmers who have lost their investment in their corn plantations. He says that after the assessment, farmers will [...]

Water Taxi Fee Suspended for Now

There is good news for commuters tonight as a fee of one-dollar to have been imposed on passengers travelling on water taxis has been withdrawn.  The fee should have kicked [...]

City Hall Moves to Commercial Center

The Belize City Council is moving City Hall and its operations to the Commercial Center at Market Square, a year and a half into the term of Mayor Bernard Wagner [...]

Regent Street Closes to Vehicular Traffic

Relocating to Market Square will also inconvenience motorists in the downtown area for the next two weeks, beginning on August twenty-fifth.  The Belize City Council has announced that as of [...]

Is It the Right Time to Close Down Regent Street?

With the historic Swing Bridge under repair and Regent Street soon to be resurfaced, is it the opportune time for these works to be carried out, and is the schedule [...]

Suspect Detained for Oliver Peter’s Stabbing

There has been a breakthrough in the stabbing case of Oliver Peters, which occurred over the weekend. While the weapon used to inflict the wounds has not been recovered, Superintendent [...]

Who Targeted Lloyd Faber and Why?

He is well-known to the law, and on Tuesday afternoon around three o’clock, Lloyd Faber was targeted by a gunman on Amara Avenue, Belize City.  Faber was socializing with a [...]

9 Persons are Arraigned for 89 Grams of Weed

Even as the law allows for a person to be in possession of up to ten grams of weed, a group of nine persons, including a theologist, were before the [...]

International Decade for People of African Descent

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 2015-2024 as the International Decade for People of African Descent citing the need to the full enjoyment of rights such as economic, social and political [...]

Yaya Marin Coleman Rings the Bell for African Descendants in Belize

Chairperson of the United Black Association for Development, Yaya Marin Coleman today protested the two-day conference saying that the discussions held do not truly represent the interest of the black [...]

Alleged Arsonist Arraigned for Lord’s Bank Fire

An alleged arsonist was before the court to answer charges in respect of a fire at a woman’s house in Lord’s Bank Village.   Jose Manuel Portillo was arraigned for an [...]

Eugene Ramirez Violates Parole and is Back in Jail

After serving five of thirteen years for burglary, criminal figure Eugene Lloyd Ramirez of Taylor’s Alley is back in jail where he will serve an additional six months for violating [...]

Farmers Were Informed of Continuous Drought

Data collected from the National Meteorological Service of Belize confirms a short-term drought developing over the Corozal, Orange Walk and northern Belize Districts. This drought is gravely affecting the farmers [...]

Drought to Spread Across Belize

Meanwhile, areas under a short-term drought watch where short-term drought is also possible include southern Belize such as Stann Creek and the extreme northeastern portion of the Toledo district near [...]

Is Louis Zabaneh and Yellowman’s Row a Civil Matter?

On Friday, P.U.P. Dangriga Standard Bearer, Doctor Louis Zabaneh filed a complaint against macebearer Brian ‘Yellow Man’ Audinette, whom he claims repeatedly called him a thief during the sitting of [...]

Chester Williams Weighs in on Recent Drug Seizures

The police department has been successful in intercepting a number of drug shipments over the past few weeks and that achievement has been the result of intelligence led operations, as [...]

The 2019 National September Celebrations Calendar

The 2019 National September Celebrations Calendar has been released and is now available online and at municipalities across the country.  The calendar has all the details on highly anticipated events [...]

Belize Tax Service Department Refuses Visit of P.S.U. President & his Team

The recently elected President of the Public Service Union, Gerald Henry, has concluded three weeks of his countrywide familiarization tour. Henry traveled the country visiting government offices and while he [...]

Healthy Living: Advice for Parents

The summer is over, and schools across the country have begun re-opening their doors. Tonight’s Healthy Living offers some helpful advice for parents to aid their children through the upcoming [...]