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Tourism sector In Orange Walk takes a hit

The dangerous level of contamination of the New River is taking a toll in many sectors.  Students from La Inmaculada School have had to be sent home because of the [...]

Classes Remains Closed for Students of La Inmaculada RC School

The Ministry of Education continues to monitor the situation as it pertains to La Inmaculada R.C. School. The school is located a few hundred feet away from the New River [...]

Time to Permanently Address New River Crisis

Minister of Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment and Sustainable Development Omar Figueroa today commented on the declining health of the New River and the economic, health and social havoc it has been [...]

Potable water in Orange Walk safe from pollutants in the New River

There is heightened concern if the New River fails to improve. Those living along the river bank have been enduring for weeks with no relief in sight. While the smell [...]

Armed Thieves Target Store in Vista Del Mar

Mike’s Store in Vista Del Mar, Belize District, was hit by robbers on Wednesday night. Sometime after seven p.m., Ladyville police were called out to Manta Ray Boulevard where area [...]

Pachakan Bust – “Eight Pound Ah Weed Eena Van Back”

Two men are in police custody pending charges of drug trafficking after being nabbed with ten pounds of compressed marijuana in the vicinity of Pachakan Village in the Corozal District. [...]

Belize City Man Survives Attack

Belize City resident, Oliver Rodriguez is lucky to be alive tonight. Rodriguez came under attack by a man on a bicycle. It happened at around seven o’clock on Wednesday night [...]

“Advancing Cyberbullying Amendments to Belize’s Criminal Code”

Bullying or harassment using an electronic means is known as cyberbullying; these types of cyber crimes are known to be widespread due to easy access to the internet. Just about [...]

Assembly Building to Switch to New Audiovisual System

The National Assembly is to be upgraded with equipment for live coverage of house and senate meetings in the near future. The government of Taiwan has gifted the government forty [...]

Faber or Saldivar? Omar Figueroa Undecided

Five months from today, on February ninth, 2020, Patrick Faber and John Saldivar will go head to head for the leadership of the ruling United Democratic Party. The U.D.P.’s National [...]

He Claims He Stole Whiskey to Help his Sick Mother

The court sent a Caye Caulker resident behind bars since he was unable to pay an old fine; on Thursday he was back in court for stealing two bottles of [...]

Brian Orellano is Remanded for San Martin Ruckus

Brian Orellano has brought the Belize Coast Guard into disrepute by allegedly discharging a firearm in public during an altercation with Christina Teul in which she was also reportedly assaulted [...]

Bartolo Shish and the Case of the Alleged Abduction

While Orellano is cooling his heels on pre-trial detention, another man has been arrested and charged for an incident involving a minor. Bartolo Shish, a resident of San Antonio, Cayo [...]

Regional Stakeholder Meet to Discuss Solutions to Increased Marine Litter

The amount of plastic products that end up in our waters is staggering. Plastic, whether in the form of bags, bottles, caps or utensils cause severe pollution to the ocean. [...]

Mercury Levels in Macal River fish goes down

The Ministry of Health has received the results of the last set of tests taken on levels of mercury in fish in the Macal River in the west. Principal Public [...]

Hurricane Dorian’s Devastation on The Bahamas

As the dust begins to settle, waters start receding, and the sky begins to clear, the level of devastation that Hurricane Dorian brought to The Bahamas is becoming clear. Hurricane [...]

Carnival vibes in day two of mas camps

Day two of this year’s mas camps took place on Wednesday night in various neighbourhoods around the City and the Carnival vibe was contagious. The bands were in full gear [...]

Ministry of Health and BWS work on water safety plan

The Ministry of Health and the Belize Water Services are taking a closer look at one of the biggest water systems in the country to ensure that consumers have access [...]

The life of Dr, Jane Usher celebrated by family and friends

The life of the late beloved Jane Usher was celebrated today by family and friends at a symbolic laying of a wreath on her grave at her home on the [...]

To Fast or Not to Fast

We all know by now that doctors recommend an annual checkup. It involves making time to see the doctor, answer questions, and a series of tests. To test your cholesterol, [...]