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Human Error Caused Fatal B.D.F. Helicopter Crash?

Was human error the cause of the fatal B.D.F. helicopter crash? That’s what the Honduras Air Force Accident Prevention and Investigation Board says is the preliminary, probable cause.  The Ministry [...]

Did Major Ramirez Make the Decision to Press on Despite Poor Weather Conditions?

The twenty-three-page report outlines concerns as it relates to the operation of the helicopter in the mission on February twenty-seventh.  The use of cell-phone to communicate by WhatsApp messages and [...]

Report Unable to Verify Some Factors, including Time

There were a few points that the investigators say that they were unable to verify because they were told that some of the information were classified and are matters of [...]

Report Looks at Pilots’ Experience and Time Flying on UH-1H Aircraft

Other points raised in the report include the issue of the pilots’ time flying the aircraft for narco-trafficking operations. The report recommended that there be a separation of the classification [...]

Will Families of B.D.F. Soldiers Receive Compensation?

Families of the fallen Belize Defense Force soldiers met with the Minister of National Security Michael Peyrefitte and Chief of Defense Staff, Admiral Borland and investigators on Tuesday at Price [...]

Grieving Family Wants Justice for Brutal Killing of Carolyn Arnold

An elderly woman, who is a grandmother and great grandmother of many children, was viciously killed and her semi-clad body found at a dumpsite in the Ladyville area on Tuesday [...]

CitCo Opens Up its Books for Financial Review

Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner was upbeat today saying that belt tightening has turned around the finances of City Hall.  According to the mayor, collections improved significantly and expenditures went [...]

CitCo to Float Another Municipal Bond

The Belize City Council is also planning to launch its own municipal bond in the days ahead. On March sixteenth, Mayor Bernard Wagner and his team will formally roll out [...]

Mayor Wagner: “We have touched more lives than that council did with forty million”

CitCo has been busy over the past two years paying outstanding bills which it says were left behind by the previous administration.  While it has been able to steer City [...]

Draft Senate Report on Immigration Completed, Finally

Chair of the Senate Select Committee, attorney Aldo Salazar has completed the long anticipated first draft report on the inquiry of the Auditor-General’s Special Audit Report on Passport and Immigration. The [...]

PM Barrow Responds to N.T.U.C.B.

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize met on Saturday to discuss the Prime Minister’s response to the good governance demands made by the Congress. The Congress, earlier this year, [...]

Price Changes for Premium and Diesel

At midnight, the price for premium gasoline will go up by fifty-two cents to retail at ten dollars and ninety-two cents per gallon.  The relief to consumers comes in a [...]

K.H.M.H.A. Workers Union Says COVID-19 Isolation Area Poorly Constructed

The deadly Covid-19 or coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The disease has spread to more than a hundred countries worldwide and all around Belize, [...]

COVID-19 Isolation Area Puts Staff, Hospital at Risk

According to the K.H.M.H. Workers Union, having the COVID-19 isolation unit within the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital puts the entire hospital at risk. Union President Lidia Alpuche Blake and Vice [...]

P.U.P. Senator Says G.O.B. Not Doing Enough to Prepare for COVID-19

The Government of Belize has allocated nine hundred thousand dollars in response to COVID-19.  Belize has yet to confirm a case, but health officials say that it is just a [...]

PM Barrow to Host Press Conference on COVID-19

Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be hosting a press conference on Thursday on COVID-19.  During the Senate debate on Tuesday, Senator for Government Business Godwin Hulse said that the government [...]

National Hand Washing Awareness Day is Declared

National Hand Washing Awareness Day will be commemorated on March twenty-fifth.  In light of COVID-19, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health and the WASH Multisectoral Body, along with [...]

La Ruta Maya – Rich in Culture & an Income Booster for Communities

Enterprising residents along the banks of the Belize River look forward for the annual Belikin La Ruta Maya River Challenge to generate income. From the sale of jewellery and food [...]

207 New Cops!

A ceremony was held over the weekend at the National Police Training Academy during which more than two hundred recruits joined the ranks of the Police Department. The officers are [...]

Two Dead Manatees in One Week!

Last year, Belize recorded the lowest number of manatee deaths. But with less than half way through the third month of this year, there are already five recorded deaths.  On [...]