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Classes suspended for the rest of the week at La Inmaculada RC School as the health of the New River continues to deteriorate

An urgent meeting took place all afternoon in Orange Walk Town involving La Inmaculada School and the Ministries of Health, Environment and Education. The school is located near the New [...]

Coast Guard Officer Charged With Aggravated Assault

Coast Guard Officer, Brian Orellana, is behind bars tonight. He has been criminally charged for allegedly attacking Christina Teul, hitting her with a handgun and firing the weapon. Orellana was [...]

10 Months Later, DNA Results for Oswald Arnold Still Not In!

In November 2018 the remains of twenty-two-year-old Roaring Creek resident Oswald Arnold were found. He had been missing for six months and presumed murdered. Arnold’s remains were found along the [...]

Rafael Usher Passes Away a Month After Getting Shot

Twenty-seven-year-old Rafael Usher, known to friends and family as Ragga, succumbed to gunshot injuries he received on July thirty-first.  The Arlington Drive resident was shot on Central American Boulevard that [...]

Hit and Run On Central American Boulevard

There was a hit and run incident on Central American Boulevard this morning where a man riding a bicycle in the vicinity of Joe’s Meat Shop was struck by a [...]

Brandon Taylor is arrested in Mexico but convicted in Magistrate Court

Well-known criminal figure, Brandon Taylor, was arrested for attempting to cross into the U.S. But this morning he was convicted in abscentia on two criminal offenses of unlicensed kept firearm [...]

Businessman Charged with Forcible Abduction and Sexual Assault

Forty-five-year-old Bartolo Shish, a businessman of San Antonio, Cayo, has been charged with forcible abduction and sexual assault. Shish reportedly abducted a minor on Friday, August twenty-third as she was [...]

A New Statutory Instrument Regarding International Buses

A statutory instrument signed by Minister of Transport Edmond Castro came into effect earlier today allowing for only one regular bus run per day from each bus line entering Belize [...]

Clear The Land Calls Out Bus Operators

While the statutory instrument has been signed into effect, Castro also expressed concerns over bus operators not living up to an agreement in which they promised to upgrade their buses, [...]

Addressing the Sargassum Phenomena

Huge mats of sargassum continue to gently make its way into this region and ultimately to pristine beaches. The sight and the smell of sargassum have negatively impacted tourist hotspots [...]

Belize’s Marine Litter Action Plan is Formally Launched

The Department of the Environment and the United Kingdom Center for Environment, and Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, and the Commonwealth Litter Programme have put together a Marine Action Litter Plan [...]

Will National Gas Create Another Monopoly Over LPG Market?

Since it was tabled in the House of Representatives and read through in its entirety on August sixteenth, the passage of the National Liquefied Petroleum Gas Project Bill has raised [...]

Bureau of Standards Will Have to Regulate Butane Prices at Retail Level

According to Canton, while the price of wholesale L.P.G. will be regulated, the Bureau of Standards will be responsible for ensuring that the cost of butane at the retail level [...]

No GAF interruption on the Sarstoon on Monday!

On Monday our news team travelled along with a group to Graham Creek. The journey took them on the Sarstoon and then onto Graham Creek by boat. But, as has [...]

U.D.P Standard Bearer weighs in on Graham Creek hardship

On Monday, it was Dennis Garbutt’s first time in Graham Creek. While he has worked all his life in the waters in southern Belize, he says he had never ventured [...]

Saldivar or Faber for leadership? Toledo East new comer weighs in!

Turning to the leadership fight in the U.D.P….Patrick Faber has launched his bid for leadership of the party. That convention is set for February of next year. Faber already has [...]

Rotary Club Sunrise Belize Partners With Puma for Scholarship Initiative

The Rotary Club Sunrise Belize and Puma partnered for a scholarship programme that this year will benefit twenty-five students. Today, five of the students: Juan Norales, Carlos Norales, Alexia Murillo, [...]

A majestic mural in Majestic Alley

A Cuban artist has painted a huge, colourful mural in Majestic Alley, Belize City. The public painting, inspired by faces and the tropical climate of Cuba and Belize, was done [...]

NCFC appeals for the protection of children during the celebrations

There was an incident during last Friday’s carnival motorcade in which a young child and others were injured. The National Committee for Families and Children says it is appalled at [...]

Mas Camp Madness in the City

It’s carnival season; it all leads to the anticipated Road March this Saturday starting from the Central American Boulevard and ending at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in the City. [...]