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Sedi Loses Progresso Heights Case in High Court

The court ruled today against Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington in a long standing case involving more than a hundred parcels of land held by Progresso Heights Limited.  Elrington owns shares [...]

The Case of Danny Mason et al is Adjourned

There is another case that has been before the court for some time.  It involves the murder charge against William “Danny” Mason and four other accused men. This morning, it [...]

Kenrick Reneau is Shot; Police Say Burglary Tools Found Inside Suspicious Vehicle

Just after five this morning a police patrol pursued a vehicle carrying a known criminal figure. That patrol chased the vehicle until it came to a stop when it crashed [...]

Russel Reyes Recovering from Gunshot

Police say that a man who was shot on Tuesday night around ten-thirty in Belize City is recovering in the hospital. According to Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero, no one has [...]

Belize City Woman Recounts Her Terrible Ordeal at the K.H.M.H.

Twenty-nine-year-old Tracy Mackinnon says that the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is giving her a hard time to settle a claim against the national referral hospital.  In May 2017, Mackinnon was [...]

Tracy Mackinnon Says K.H.M.H.A. Playing Hardball

The original offer was increased to seventeen thousand dollars but the settlement has not been completed as yet. According to Mackinnon, she was later diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and [...]

Kerosene Goes Up By Five Cents at Midnight

The cost per gallon of kerosene goes up by five cents at midnight, to seven dollars and forty-two cents.  The nominal increase reflects the current demand and supply conditions of [...]

Researchers from the University of Florida Conduct a Water Quality Assessment of the Entire New River

The state of the New River has been showing some signs of recovery with some help from the rains, but tests are still being conducted to determine the quality of [...]

Police Continue to be Trained as Part of M.O.H.’s Mental Health Operational Plan

The death of Nestor Vasquez Junior in July following a violent attack inside a holding cell at the Queen Street Police Station, has brought into sharp focus the need for [...]

Acute Units for Mental Patients at Public Hospitals in the Pipeline

Vasquez’s family issued a release earlier this week. In the aftermath of death of the sixty-year old and the celebration of World Mental Health Day, the family is asking that [...]

Gasoline Thief to Spend One Month in Jail

A fuel thief is serving a month-long sentence at the Belize Central Prison after he was busted stealing ten gallons of gasoline in San Pedro.  On Monday, twenty-four-year-old Nicholas Reyes [...]

NEMO Issues Precautionary Notice on Predicted Tropical System

The National Emergency Management Organization has issued an early precautionary notice after ongoing computer models are predicting that a tropical system could develop within the region. According to the release, [...]

Senator Lizarraga Says G.O.B. Spending is Out of Control

The IMF’s preliminary report on Belize’s economic says that the recovery is moving at a glacial space. During the first three months of the year, the G.D.P. grew by an [...]

Attorney Offers Services to Collect Joshua Perdomo’s Debt

The debate got testy among Senators on Wednesday when Write-off Number Two Motion was introduced. The write-off is for forty thousand dollars owed to the Government of Belize by Joshua [...]

Legislation to Address E.U. Blacklisting Passed by Senate

An important piece of legislation that went before the Senate on Wednesday as passed to get rid of the blacklisting by the European Union that hangs over Belize. The European [...]

MAR Countries Meet to Find Common Ways to Restore the Reef

On Wednesday night, we told you about the two-day Reef Restoration Network’s second biennial meeting being held in Belize. It closed off today. The purpose of the meeting is for [...]

“Change Dah Story” Challenge

Several agencies, including the Inter-American Bank and Complete Caribbean, have partnered to conduct a new social innovation challenge in Belize known as ‘Chang Dah Story.’ The challenge was launched today [...]

World Mental Health Day Focuses on Suicide Prevention among the Youth

Mental Health manifests itself in various forms and can affect just about everyone, but only ten percent of the population receive mental health care in the country. That is because [...]

Suicides Stats: Men at Extreme Risk for Various Reasons

Statistics show that thirty-one persons in 2018 committed suicide in Belize; the majority were among the youth population and primarily men. To every female suicide death, seven men die. And [...]

Healthy Living Goes Inside the Welcome Resource Center

Today we celebrate World Mental Health Day. Several activities were planned in commemoration, including a speech contest we heard about earlier in the newscast. On October, twenty-sixth, the Mental Health [...]