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Another Tourist Dies in Separate Road Traffic Accident

A red Ford van carrying a family of American tourists on Thursday afternoon flipped several times on the Philip Goldson Highway in the Orange Walk District. Seventy-seven-year-old Carolyn Moxley Gillis, [...]

Man Knocked Down and Killed on Southern Highway

A second fatal traffic accident was recorded on Thursday, this time in the south. Police were called out to Santa Cruz Village in the Stann Creek District where they saw [...]

More Highway Patrol to be Implemented

The number of deaths associated with recent road traffic accidents is alarming. Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that the police department will be working diligently to enforce highway laws [...]

Police Department to Give Edwardo Wade Official Funeral

Sixty-seven-year-old retired police officer Edwardo Wade was among the seven persons who perished in the horrific traffic accident on Wednesday afternoon. Wade was inside a red SUV which was being [...]

Gross Negligence Suspected in Death of Jose Espinosa

An internal investigation is underway into the death of Jose Espinosa. He was found dead in a holding cell at the Queen Street Police Station on Wednesday evening. Espinosa reportedly [...]

Minor Charged with 3 Counts of Attempted Murder

On Sunday, November twenty-fourth, a gunman sprayed the Martin’s residence on Antelope Street Extension with bullets. That same shooter shot one-year-old Melanie Martinez who was asleep in the house and twenty-three-year-old Mervin [...]

Family of 3 Displaced by Fire on Arlington Drive

A family of three was displaced following a fire this afternoon on Arlington Drive in Belize City. Charles Castillo believes that his mentally-ill brother is responsible. The National Fire Service [...]

Who Torched House on Ordonez Street?

There was another fire earlier this week that gutted a wooden house off Ordonez Street in Belize City. Mauricio Garay reported to police that his newly built house did not [...]

S.S.B. Spends Millions in Employment Injury; is OSH Bill the Solution?

Millions of dollars are expended annually for employment injury by the Social Security Board.  It gives rise to the need for the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Bill, [...]

BAHA Tests Out its Containment Plans for TR4

In Thursday night’s newscast we showed you a part of BAHA’s plans to keep the deadly banana and plantain disease out of Belize. The preparation, as we reported, includes surveillance [...]

OIRSA Weighs In on Belize’s TR4 Prevention Strategies

BAHA’s efforts are not being done in isolation. It is part of a regional readiness effort, because if it gets into one of the countries the chances of it spreading [...]

EntreCon 2019: Engage, Exchange, Empower

Today at the Biltmore, the Belize Trade and Investment Development Services, BELTRAIDE, through its Small Business Development Center hosted the fifth annual Entrepreneurship Convention.  It featured keynote remarks from the [...]

Police Officers Recognized for Exceptional Performance

Four police officers were today recognized for their exceptional work in fighting crime. They are CIB officer Corporal Cassandra O’Brien, P.C. Lennox Castillo, P.C. Frederic Frazier and Corporal Brizenio Chub. [...]

World AIDS Day 2019: Communities Make the Difference

World AIDS Day is held each year on December first. It is an opportunity to celebrate and support global efforts to prevent new HIV infections, increase HIV awareness and knowledge, [...]

Healthy Living: HIV over 50

December first is World AIDS Day, activities will be held across the country, offering free testing and education on HIV prevention. Over the years, there have been targeted messages for [...]

7 Persons Dead in Horrific Road Traffic Accident

It has been a deadly twenty-four hours on the country’s major thoroughfares where three separate road traffic accidents have claimed as many as nine lives.  Seven persons are confirmed dead [...]

A Ranchito Resident Dies in Hit & Run in San Joaquin Village

In San Joaquin Village in Corozal District less than three hours later, a fifty-three-year-old resident of Ranchito was knocked down and killed by a motorist who failed to stop and [...]

A Female Tourist Dies in Another RTA near Carmelita

Another tourist has died in another road traffic accident that happened around three thirty this afternoon in the outskirts of Carmelita Village in Orange Walk District. We understand that the [...]

Another Dead Prisoner at Queen Street Police Station

Another dead prisoner is being recorded from inside the walls of the Queen Street Police Station and the Police Department is conducting an investigation into what happened. Police confirmed today [...]

Will Others be Charged for Zheng Liu’s Murder?

On Tuesday, Joseph Vaccaro, a resident of Neal Pen Road, was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court for the murder of well-known businessman Zheng Liu. Liu was executed near [...]

Persons Sought for Attempt Made on Richard O’Neil’s Life

Richard O’Neil remains in critical condition at the K.H.M.H. following an attempt on his life on Wednesday. In the wee hours of that morning, O’Neil says that he was kidnapped [...]

A Neighbourhood Dispute Led to Shooting of Minor

It has not been a good week for minors, three of whom have been victims of gun violence in less than twenty-four hours. The youngest, a one-year-old baby was asleep [...]

Armed Burglary Accessed Belama House via Haulover Creek

At the weekly police press brief held today in Belize City, Superintendent Alejandro Cowo also shared official details on a home invasion in the Belama Phase One area of Belize [...]

Change in Fuel Prices

Changes in pump prices for regular, premium and kerosene took effect today. Premium gasoline decreased by four cents, from ten dollars and seventy-eight cents, to ten dollars and seventy-four cents [...]

Minister of Education Weighs in on Pine Street Preschool Debacle

The situation at Pine Street Preschool in Collet, where two teachers have been removed for failure to qualify themselves in order to renew their teaching licenses, was addressed by Minister [...]