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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 [...]