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Was the shooting of teenager in Santa Elena Town linked to Nelson Flores’ murder?

Three persons are said to be in detention for the murder of Nelson Flores in Santa Elena, Cayo. Flores was at home with his family when a gunman entered his [...]

Husband and wife ambushed in their store in Cotton Tree Village in broad daylight

The robbery of a store in Cotton Tree Village, Cayo was caught on camera and police are looking for the three perpetrators. It happened on Monday evening after five o’clock. [...]

Tropical Alliance Tests Belize’s Disaster Readiness

Traffic came to a grinding halt this afternoon on the Burrell Boom Bridge. A drunk driver collided into an oil truck which then crashed into other vehicles, including a bus [...]

Caribbean Shores rep votes against loan write-off to the son of the Cabinet Secretary

A House Committee met in Belmopan today. A small crowd gathered to protest the write-off of a debt owed to the government by Joshua Perdomo, the son of the Cabinet [...]

Continuing Drought Affects Northern Belize

The extended period of dry weather that has been affecting central and northern Belize persists and threatens to adversely affect the agriculture industry in the Corozal and Orange Walk districts.  [...]

Rains Won’t Come Until End of September

While rainfall is predicted towards the end of September and early October, the peak period between June and November would have already elapsed.   Ronald Gordon, Climatologist, National Met Service [...]

Dengue cases rising in the Cayo and Stann Creek Districts

Dengue cases are still rising, but the increase is now being registered in the Cayo and Stann Creek Districts. The numbers have stabilized in the Orange Walk and Corozal Districts. [...]

Business Senator weighs in on National Gas Company.

Having sailed through the House at its sitting on August sixteenth, the bill for the proposed National Gas Company goes before the Senate this coming Friday. The new company will [...]

Amnesty on land taxes raises eyebrows

At its last sitting, the House also approved an amnesty programme for land taxes.  Millions of dollars will be written off in taxes owed to government. When the Bill came [...]

A Corozal man is busted with fifty pounds of weed

Police have made a significant drug bust in ongoing anti-drug operations. As a result, a Corozal man was found in possession of a significant amount of weed. On Monday afternoon, [...]

Three years in jail for stealing microwave

A father of a six-year-old girl was in court today for stealing a microwave from the house of his ex. For that burglary, thirty-four year old Allison Cutkelvin, will spend [...]

Top UK officials to stop over

A senior official from the U.K. will be in Belize later this week. He is Permanent Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Sir Simon McDonald, who arrives [...]

Special Envoy meets with asylum seekers as UNHCR seeks to improve their conditions in Belize

Special Envoy for Women and Children Kim Simplis Barrow visited two groups of asylum seekers in Belmopan today. The meeting was organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, [...]

Retired School Teacher Ticked Off Over Passport Delay

Retired educator Sharon McKay applied to renew her Belizean passport at the end of July and was asked to return for her travel document three weeks later.  It has been [...]

PACT and GETCH to invest to strengthen resources in protected areas

A partnership between the Protected Areas Conservative Trust and the Getch Foundation is seeking to invest nine hundred and five thousand dollars in improving the resilience of Belize’s coastal and [...]

A Sneak Peek at Eco-Marketplace Expo 2019

The Eco-Marketplace Expo is taking place at the Biltmore on Wednesday. It’s an event where suppliers of eco-friendly products showcase their goods and services.  The expo is a partnership between [...]

The sights and sounds of CARIFESTA 2019

The Caribbean Festival of Arts, CARIFESTA, concluded this weekend in Trinidad and Tobago. Since it started more than forty years ago, the festival has been a vehicle to promote the [...]