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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 [...]

Preschool Students are Relocated to Zoe Ministries

In the absence of a valid license, both teachers were asked to refrain from administering lessons.  Also in question is the proprietorship of the building that houses the preschool.  According [...]

Minister of Education Won’t Intervene in Julian Cho Debacle

Education Minister Patrick Faber also weighed in on the situation at Julian Cho Technical High School in Toledo where the secondary institution has remained without a principal since November nineteenth.  [...]

No Political Hanky-Panky at Julian Cho, Says DPM Faber

As for political and racial undertones, DPM Faber says he is staying far away from the situation, aside from the acknowledging that the institution primarily serves the Maya population in [...]

The Emergence of the Seaweed Farming Industry

A grant initiative valued at two hundred thousand dollars was launched on Wednesday. The Belize Seaweed Mariculture Project is a joint initiative between the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, BELTRAIDE, [...]

BAHA Conducts TR4 Prevention Exercise at Entry Points

Back in August we reported about the alert in the banana industry in the south. The Belize Agricultural Health Authority had announced the detection of suspected Fusarium Wilt of bananas [...]

Plantings Importation Prohibited to Prevent Exposure to TR4

Another measure that BAHA has taken is to prohibit the importation of plantains. According to Garcia, this is a critical part of making sure that the disease doesn’t get into [...]

BAHA Conducts TR4 Containment Simulation on Banana Farm

So, as you heard just now, BAHA is testing their readiness in the event the disease is detected at the border points or on a farm in the country. Moving [...]

36 Teachers to Pursue Masters Degrees in Special Ed.

A group of thirty-six educators has embarked upon a master’s program in special education.  Through the University of the West Indies, the Government of Belize is covering roughly sixty percent [...]

Belize’s Abbie Godoy is the 2020 Rhode Scholarship Recipient

On Tuesday, Abbie Godoy was named as the recipient of the prestigious 2020 Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship. The twenty-year-old Belizean activist will pursue her graduate studies at the University of [...]

Belize Accelerates Digital Government Transformation

A workshop was conducted today with senior public sector officials, municipalities, as well as private sector entities to discuss the implementation of the E-government policy.  In 2015, government endorsed the [...]