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String of Sexual Allegations against Top B.D.F. Officers

The B.D.F. is investigating some its own tonight on the heels of explosive allegations.  Those under investigation are senior officers who stand accused of sexual assault and abuse of authority [...]

Delbert Alvarez is Executed on Cumberbatch Street

There was a murder in the city before nine o’clock on Tuesday night.  Delbert Alvarez was shot and killed on Cumberbatch Street, not far from his house. The victim’s family [...]

Was a Police Officer Targeted by Gunman?

A cop on motorcycle is fortunate to have escaped gunshots this afternoon. He was riding in the area of Mapp Street, Belize City, where neighbours say they heard gunshots from [...]

Who Killed Denroy Nicholas in Peini?

Police have still not been able to crack the murder of Denroy Nicolas in Punta Gorda.  Nicholas was shot and killed as he exited his mother’s house to go into [...]

Patrick Faber Takes on Convicted Criminal

The U.D.P.’s leadership race is getting tense and the party appears to be hopelessly fractured.  Scheduled for February ninth, John Saldivar and Patrick Faber will go head-to-head to become the [...]

P.S.U. Defends Jumoke Castro, P.S.U. Tells FinSec: “Your Actions Were Unlawful and Borders on Being Abusive”

Jumoke Castro, son of U.D.P. Minister Edmond Castro, failed to explain his December 2019 Facebook vile comments that attracted widespread condemnation and disgust.  Castro attacked Plus TV’s Sashta Wade with [...]

Lev Dermen Trial Underway in Utah

The trial of Lev Dermen in Utah is attracting attention in many countries, including Belize, because one witness has named a local government official and says he has text messages [...]

The Lives of the Young Men at Wagner’s Youth Facility

A group of at-risk young men and women headed to the Wagner’s Facility for a firsthand experience of life behind prison walls. There they heard from the teenaged inmates on [...]

Paul Smith is Freed of Murder Charge

After being in prison since 2013, Paul Smith walked today from the charge of murder.  Smith was accused of the April 2013 murder of Frank Neal, but in the court [...]

CJ Benjamin Stalls on Petrocaribe Ruling

Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin is yet to render a decision where a claim against the Government of Belize, in respect of the Petrocaribe fund, is concerned.  That judgment was to [...]

Consumer Price Index for December 2019

There was a slight increase in consumer prices in the month of December 2019 when compared to December 2018.  The All-Items Consumer Price Index rose slightly by point two percent [...]

Another Severe Drought May Affect New River in 2020

A more severe drought has been forecasted for 2020 and it is expected that the extended dry weather may once again have adverse effects on the New River.  In light [...]

Corozal Town Council to Get 2 Garbage Trucks

The Corozal Town Council’s garbage collecting woes will soon come to an end. The council will soon acquire two garbage trucks, courtesy of the Japan Embassy. The official grant contract [...]

Julio Chub Receives Disney Conservation Hero Award

Belize’s very own Julio Chub was awarded the 2019 Disney Conservation Hero award. Chub is the Liaison Officer of Ya’axché Conservation Trust and is regarded as a community-oriented conservation hero [...]

D.O.E. and Bureau of Standards Take on Biodegradability

The Department of the Environment, in partnership with the Belize Bureau of Standards, is hosting a seminar to establish a collective benchmark for use of the term biodegradable in respect [...]

Belize on Right Track to Biodegradability

With thirty years of industrial experience in plastics and packaging, Kelvin Okamoto, C.E.O. of Gen3Bio, was invited as a guest speaker to address the issue of biodegradability.  He commented favourably [...]

Southern Workers Union Receives Certification as Trade Union

The Southern Workers Union has received its trade union certification. The S.W.U. is now certified as a bargaining agent for employees of the Dangriga Town Council. The union is made [...]

Agric Show is May 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 2020

The National Agriculture and Trade Show will be held on May first, second and third of this year.  The annual event will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year with [...]

M.O.H. Reviews Screening Methods at Airport

The Ministry of Health has issued a release outlining the steps taken to monitor all epidemiological information and surveillance activities in relation to the coronavirus. Officials have since met with [...]