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Belize National Spatial Data Infrastructure Web Portal Unveiled

After ten years in the pipeline, a modern web portal was unveiled this morning by the Ministry of Natural Resources at the Belize Biltmore Plaza. The system will be collecting [...]

Making the Highways Climate Change Resilient

Representing the Minister of Economic Development at today’s Memorandum of Understanding signing was C.E.O. Yvonne Hyde. Hyde is also the Chair of the Project Steering Committee of the Belize Climate [...]

Police Department to Introduce New Ceremonial Dress

The police will soon be donning a new, formal attire pending approval for members of the Belize Police Department. The regalia will be used for ceremonial activities, as well as [...]

Police Department places more boots on the streets as September Celebrations kick off

The September celebration activities get underway this weekend and the Belize Police Department is ready. In the bi-weekly press brief, today Head of the Crimes Investigation Branch in Belize City, [...]

Tensions Grow at Belize Rural High School

Tensions continue to grow at Belize Rural High School in Double Head Cabbage though students are back in the classrooms. Five teachers of the relatively small school decided to show [...]

Belizeans Living in Florida Brace for Hurricane Dorian

The Belize Consulate in Florida has issued a statement in respect to the approaching hurricane, Dorian. Hurricane Dorian gained strength in the Atlantic Wednesday night, and millions of people in Florida were [...]

Japan Gifts a New Compactor to Belmopan City Council

Representatives from the Government of Japan were in Belmopan today for the official handing over of a much needed garbage collecting truck. Mayor Khalid Belisle received the compactor on behalf [...]

Eight High School Students Awarded Lions Scholarships

The Lions Club stepped up big time on Wednesday night providing scholarships to a group of students. After a thorough view of applications, eight students were selected to receive the [...]

Ya’axché Summer Camp 2019 a Success!

One hundred young men and women of eight communities in southern Belize came together at Ya’axché’s Field Station for a highly interactive and educational week. The annual summer camp focused [...]

Miss Universe Belize Donates to Young Men of Wagner’s Youth Facility

Miss Universe Belize Jenelli Fraser dropped by the Wagner’s Facility on the George Price Highway this morning as part of the community work she is undertaking during her year of [...]

Healthy Living Looks at Early Assessments & Interventions for Learning Disabilities

By Monday, all children across the country will be back in the classrooms, getting ready to start a new academic year. Naturally, parents get nervous about the success of their [...]

George Galindo is charged for killing Nelson Flores and injuring his daughter

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams and his team were in San Ignacio today where a surge in violence has residents on edge.  Earlier today, San Ignacio police arrested and [...]

No arrest in Quiroz shooting in Santa Elena

San Ignacio police are also looking for the gunman who let off a barrage of bullets at three persons inside the yard of a house on Perez Street in Santa [...]

Police Department comes down hard on gangs in Twin Towns

In the wake of the recent gun violence in Santa Elena, the Commissioner of Police has decided to come down hard on what he calls are four troublesome groups in [...]

An armed man holds up four patrons in a St Mathews bar

Following our report of an armed robbery in Cotton Tree earlier this week, a video was provided to our newsroom of another robbery in the west. It occurred on August [...]

Dwayne Cherrington is Shot by Motorist Near Dream Like City

There was also gun violence in the city. Thirty-one-year-old Dwayne Cherrington was shot by an unknown motorist sometime after midnight on Tuesday in the vicinity of Dream Like City and [...]

PSU outraged at the debt write off to the son of the Cab Sec

Another matter that has been in days has to do with a debt write-off. The Finance and Economic Committee of the House on Tuesday approved a motion for the unpopular [...]

Abalone Caye’s Struggling Survival Against Erosion

In southern Belize, Abalone Caye is part of a reserve co-managed by TIDE, the Toledo Institute for Development. The caye stretches for half an acre within the larger Port Honduras [...]

Police on the hunt for robbers who have struck in separate villages in Cayo

Also on the crime blotter, Police are looking into a string of robberies that have been plaguing the Cayo District. In less than two weeks, two business establishments were targeted [...]

Police meet with residents in Santa Elena after recent gun violence

Police were back in the hot spots in Santa Elena Town this afternoon but not as part of their investigations into the two recent cases. Officer Commanding Superintendent Henry Jemmott [...]

Teachers of Belize Rural High School Stage Sit-out

Five teachers of Belize Rural High School in Double Head Cabbage staged a sit-out today as a result of a power struggle between the principal and teachers, and the school’s [...]

Brushfire Near Lakeview Street

There was a brushfire in the vicinity of Lakeview Street this afternoon in Belize City and personnel from the National Fire Service had to be called out to extinguish the [...]

A construction worker is accused of harm by his common-law

Tonight, Zane Peter Patt is accused of harm by his common-law-wife. The construction worker, who dismantles houses for a living, appeared before Senior Magistrate, Tricia Pitts-Anderson to answer to a [...]

Economy Declines Marginally in 2nd Quarter of 2019

There has been a decline in the level of production between April to June of this year in comparison to the same period last year. According to the Statistical Institute [...]

Eco-Marketplace Expo 2019 Held in Belize City

The Eco-Marketplace Expo is in full swing at the Biltmore Plaza. It got underway this morning and a number of artistic, as well as creative business persons, are using the [...]