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Did the Plane Land?

Commissioner Chester Williams confirmed today that there was a suspect low flying aircraft within Belize’s airspace late Monday. But he says that there is no information to suggest that the [...]

Crow-footing of CitCo’s Assets Affect Maintenance Work

At the start of the week, former City Council Administrator, Candice Miller started to crowfoot the assets of the Belize City Council located at its facility on the George Price [...]

Driver in Fatal Accident to be Served with N.I.P.

Police say that the driver involved in the fatal accident that claimed the life of retired B.D.F soldier Myron Martinez is expected to be served with a notice of intended [...]

Hugo Patt Says His Candidacy Comes From Much Deliberations

This morning in Corozal District, six area representatives, including Gaspar Vega and Minister of National Security John Saldivar, were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony to commence work on the [...]

Pablo Marin Says It’s the Corozal Bay Way

Hugo Patt’s entry into the race to fill the available posts is wholly endorsed by cabinet colleague Pablo Marin, who is also an area representative in Corozal Bay.  Marin was [...]

B.N.N. Calls Out Fisheries Department

There is another report on Guatemalans entering illegally in Belize. Following the protest against the ban of gillnets in Dangriga on Wednesday, the Belize Network of Non-Governmental Organizations says that [...]

No Increase in Water Rates for 2 Years

Residents can breathe a sigh of relief tonight following an initial decision made by the Public Utilities Commission not to increase water rates for the next two years. On October [...]

What Determines the Decision of the Public Utilities Commission?

According to Commission Chair, John Avery, there were several factors that were taken into consideration.  An analysis of the data showed that BWSL benefited handsomely from revenues collected by between [...]

Guatemalan Community Growing along Western Border in Belize

In the west, a sizeable group of Guatemalan families have set up homes on land belonging to local businessman Jorge Espat. The problem has been building up for some time [...]

Over $70K Worth of Jewelry Stolen

Over seventy thousand dollars was stolen from an apartment in Belize City. Quick police work led to the recovery of most of the items and four persons have been detained. [...]

Three are Charged in Connection with Robbery in the West

Police have charged three persons in connection with the robbery at J and A Store in San Ignacio. In Wednesday night’s newscast we told you about the two men who [...]

Two Charged for Lee Lopez’s Murder

Twenty-seven-year-old Jason Garcia and a minor were charged and arraigned for the murder of Lee Lopez. Lopez was stabbed to death in front of his home on Heron Street in [...]

The Garifuna Collective is Awarded $10K for Putting Belizean Music on the International Stage

The Garifuna Collective has carved a name for itself; recently it was recognized as number one in the Trans Global World Music Charts and is the only Belizean band that [...]

Why Wasn’t Music Ambassador at Garifuna Collective Award Ceremony?

DPM Patrick Faber was also asked about Music Ambassador Shyne Barrow who was notably absent from the Garifuna Collective Award ceremony today. It is known that DPM Patrick Faber and [...]

Education Minister Pleased With CSEC Performance

Ahead of the CSEC and CAPE award ceremonies to be held on November twenty-ninth in Independence, the media asked Minister of Education Patrick Faber about the outstanding performances by students [...]

Another Suspected Dengue-Related Death of a Student

There is a report that a Xiabe resident and student from Corozal Junior College died after contracted dengue. This is the second student in the past two weeks who has [...]

ComPol to Institute Firearm Control Measures

In February of this year, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams met with the gun dealers in the country to discuss stronger gun control measures. In that meeting, there were several [...]

Firearm License Holder Must Be Certified to Handle Firearm

During that meeting, another issue that was discussed was the issuing of gun license. Commissioner Williams says that the licenses will change, but another big change will be that all [...]

Firearms Dealers Weigh In on Proposed Gun Control Changes

So, all those changes and what are gun dealers saying? Well, at today’s meeting, the President of the National Gun Dealers Association says that for the most part they are [...]

The Corozal/Sarteneja Road Finally Set to Begin

With a fifty million dollar loan from the government of Taiwan, the ground breaking took place today of a stretch of twenty-seven miles of road from Corozal to Sarteneja. The [...]

Mark King Gives his Take on U.D.P. Leadership Race

There is more on the leadership race of the U.D.P., when we caught up with Mark King today in Belmopan, we asked him about his thoughts on the leadership race. [...]

Mark King Says Some U.D.P Candidates are Not Fitting of “Honorable”

And while Mark King thinks it is too early to tell who will win that race, he says he has a problem with the quality of the candidates that the [...]

Mind Health Connect is Officially Launched

Mental health disorders can affect just about any person; the issue took centre stage recently when two persons lost their lives at the hands of persons diagnosed with mental health [...]

Providing Access to Help for Mental Wellness

Martine King says that statistics show that suicides rates are higher than ever, rates of depression and anxiety because attention is not being placed on mental health. The non-profit organization [...]

Healthy Living: Mindfulness, a Way to Improve Your Wellbeing

Stress, anxiety, pain management, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder – that would be a shortlist of all the things that are said to be remedied by the mindfulness practice. [...]