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Missing Man Found Dead

Missing teen, Jaswant Brooks has been found. He was murdered and dumped in some shallow waters in a patch of mangroves off the George Price Highway.  As we’ve reported, eighteen-year-old [...]

Alrick Carcamo is Gunned Down by Masked Man

Twenty-nine-year old Alrick Carcamo was shot after eight o’clock on Thursday night but his lifeless body was not found until two years later in the south side of the City. [...]

E.U. Removes Belize from Tax Haven Blacklist

Belize has been removed from the list of non-cooperative jurisdictions following a meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the European Union which was held in Brussels today. [...]

Get Your Popcorn and Enjoy the Show, says Opposition Leader

The ruling United Democratic Party is gearing up to select its new leader and the process is causing a major rift within the party. Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar is [...]

Gapi Still Reaping Ministerial Benefits Two Years After Resigning

Orange Walk North Area Representative Gaspar Vega continues to enjoy all allowances made available to him by the Government of Belize, despite no longer being assigned a portfolio.  Since he [...]

John Briceño Wants Gaspar Vega to Return to Electoral Politics

Opposition Leader John Briceño has also commented on the re-emergence of Gaspar Vega, his political opponent in the north. Vega appeared on Sunday in support of John Saldivar at Saldivar’s [...]

Attorney Greg Ch’oc is Called to the Bar

At the Supreme Court this morning, the well-known former executive director of SATIIM, Gregory Ch’oc was called to the bar.  Ch’oc gained national prominence for his work to promote the [...]

Albert Martinez Guilty of Causing Death by Careless Condition of 6-Year-Old

In the courtroom of Justice Colin Williams, the case of forty-five-year-old Albert Martinez concluded. He was spared jail time after taking a guilty plea to the lesser charge of causing [...]

P.U.P. Leader: “it is more than just the forty thousand dollars”

After public outrage peaked, the Cabinet Secretary, Carlos Perdomo, on October-thirty first announced that the forty-thousand dollars debt owed by Joshua Perdomo, his son, had been paid.  This is after [...]

John Briceño Calls on U.D.P. Government to Write Off Student Loans

And since the government was quick to write off the Joshua Perdomo loan, the People’s United Party is calling on the Barrow Administration to do the same for hundreds of [...]

Take Back Lands in Place of Taxes Owed, Says Opposition Leader

On October twenty-sixth, a statutory instrument signed by Minister of Natural Resources, Hugo Patt was gazetted. Through that S.I., the government extended the most recent land tax amnesty. The amnesty [...]

The Political Battle for Belama’s Basketball Court

Every Thursday, for the past year, Belize City youths have been converging at a community basketball court in Belama Phase Two for the Ball is Life tournament. The tournament, however, [...]

Focusing on “Food and Nutrition Security for a Healthy Belize”

A parliamentary forum on Food and Nutrition Security for a Healthy Belize took place today in Belize City. Members of the Belize Parliamentary Alliance against Hunger and Malnutrition gathered to [...]

NADO Becoming Fully Functional

In November, sports enthusiast and former footballer Carlos ‘Charlie’ Slusher was appointed a new director of the National Anti-doping Organization, NADO, which was suspended from the Regional Anti-doping Organization following [...]

International Radiology Day Celebrated in Belize

International Radiology Day is being celebrated today across the world. In Belize, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, which counts for the largest number of employees attached to a radiology unit, [...]

The Misconception about Radiology

Doctor Barnabe Carrillo also spoke on the misconceptions about radiology and the effects that it can have on patients.   Dr. Barnabe Carrillo, Head Radiologist, K.H.M.H. “It’s real that some [...]

The Restoration of St. John’s Cathedral

The Saint John’s Cathedral Church at the end of Albert Street in downtown Belize City is a landmark structure, having been erected centuries ago. Over the years, the building has [...]

Billy White to Get a New Preschool

Ground was broken on Thursday morning in the Billy White community, Cayo, where a new preschool will be constructed in the months ahead.  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education [...]

Plastic and Styrofoam Ban Take Center Stage at Film Festival

As you may know by now, last March the Department of Environment announced that a phase-out of single use plastics and styrofoam. Once that phase out is over, there will [...]

Belize VU Donates $60K Worth of Security Cameras to Benque Police

Benque Viejo police received sixty-thousand dollars worth of surveillance cameras. The donation was made by a security tech company called Belize VU and the technology and infrastructure for the project [...]