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Headless Body of Michael Gladden Discovered; Several Persons Detained

A grisly discovery was made on Sunday morning; the body of Roaring Creek resident Michael Gladden was found through a dirt road off the George Price Highway. Gladden was decapitated [...]

Gales Point Fisherman Inmar Welch is Gunned Down

There was also a murder in Gales Point Manatee, a community located just off the Coastal Road in the Belize District. It was the first homicide to occur over the [...]

Michael McDougall is Charged for the Murder of Darren Gentle; Another Being Sought

While investigations continue into the weekend murders of Inmar Welch and Michael Gladden, police say that one of two persons wanted for the murder of Darren Gentle, has been charged [...]

Still No ID for OW Man Found Dead in Cemetery

Last Thursday, the body of a Hispanic man was discovered between two graves in a cemetery in Orange Walk Town. The person, believed to be in his mid-twenties, had been [...]

Dario’s Meat Pies Robbed by Trio of Armed Thieves

Twenty-three-year-old Joseph Richards is one of three persons who police believe entered Dario’s Meat Pies on Saturday evening and robbed Nicole Perdomo of a little over thirty thousand dollars in [...]

Court of Appeal Hauls in B.B.N. for Contempt of Court

The Principals of Breaking Belize News an online news blog appeared before the Court of Appeal this afternoon. A contempt of court charge was brought against the online news publication [...]

“Dirty-looking” Water is Safe to Drink – says B.W.S!

B.W.S. says that the dirty-looking water pouring out of your pipes is safe to drink. For over a week, residents in the Belize District, including the city, have been reporting [...]

B.W.S. Says Land Clearing Responsible for Increased Levels of Iron in Water

So, as you heard just now, C.E.O of B.W.S. Alvan Haynes said that the water coming out of your pipes is safe to drink. He told the press today that [...]

Manny Heredia – an Independent for Second Deputy in the U.D.P.?

Senior Minister Manuel Heredia Junior confirms that he is running for the U.D.P.’s second deputy position. According to Heredia Junior, he made the decision just the day before applications closed [...]

More Sewage Disposal System Coming for San Pedro

Over the years, we have reported on different incidents of the illegal dumping of raw sewage on Ambergris Caye. It is illegal, but still happens on the number one tourist [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Disappointed About Delayed Draft Report on Immigration Inquiry

Two years ago, for months most Belizeans were glued to their television sets as gory details were revealed during an investigation on immigration illegalities.  Tonight, there is word from the [...]

Vasquez Family Calls on G.O.B. Again in Wake of the Killing of Isaac Marin

Seventeen-year-old Isaac Marin from Caye Caulker was laid to rest over the weekend. The young man was killed early last week inside his home on the island. His cousin, Jaime [...]

Yam Brothers Injured in Non-Fatal Accident in Orange Walk

A pair of brothers is tonight lucky to be alive after they were flung from a motorcycle over the weekend. Jose and Artemio Yam were travelling from August Pine Ridge [...]

4 Busted with Weed and Contraband Cigarettes

Four persons have been detained pending charges for possession of cannabis and uncustomed goods. Around ten o’clock on Saturday night, police intercepted a vehicle in Orange Walk and inside a [...]

A Visit to the Jewel by High-level U.S. Diplomat Julie Chung

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Julie Chung, concluded a visit to Belize today after meeting with various government and private sector representatives, as well [...]

Is China Pushing Predatory Lending and Debt-diplomacy?

Amid the trade dispute between the United States and China, the world’s two largest national economies, is an enduring relationship with Belize and Taiwan.  Chung, in a brief question and [...]

Belize Learns from Costa Rican Refugee Program

Since 2015, over three thousand asylum seekers from neighbouring Central American countries have applied for refugee status in Belize. The number continues to grow as masses of Central Americans journey [...]

Building Coastal Resilience Through Innovation

Experts from the National Oceanography Center are currently in Belize carrying out critical work on the sea bed. To collect data, they are employing the Sea Worker, a thirteen-foot vessel, [...]

Coastal Awareness Week 2019 Kicks Off

Coastal Awareness Week 2019 got underway today as the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute made its media rounds across Belize City.  The weeklong activities will include a trivia competition [...]

C.G.A.’s Financial Woes Continues

At least six staff members of the Citrus Growers Association did not report to work today and say they will not do so until they receive their salaries, which is [...]

P.U.P. Outrage over Water Board Appointments

The Stann Creek Area Representative also spoke about the appointment of water board members across villages in Belize. The appointment of new water board members would normally proceed after the [...]