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U.S. National Murdered inside his Bedroom; the Ex of His Common-law Wife is Detained

A U.S. national was murdered in the bedroom of his house on the Benque Viejo del Carmen Road on Tuesday night. The man detained in the bizarre murder is the [...]

2 Cops are Arraigned for Extortion!

Two cops are in trouble with the law and are facing charges of extortion. Police was quick to act and the officers were arraigned today in the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court.  [...]

P.U.P. Says U.S. Treasury Note is Illegal and Expensive

On June fourth, Prime Minister Dean Barrow released a pre-recorded video statement announcing the launch of a thirty-million U.S.-dollar treasury note. The PM said it is the first-of-its-kind Central Bank initiative [...]

P.U.P. Considering to Challenge G.O.B.’s U.S. $30 Treasury Note

Opposition Leader John Briceño says he was left in the dark on the treasury note and that Prime Minister Dean Barrow failed to discuss it with the National Oversight Committee [...]

Tackling the Foreign Exchange Quandary

The government’s U.S. thirty-million-dollar treasury note is a means to attract much needed foreign exchange.  The aim, according to the PM, is to attract Belizeans who hold U.S. dollar accounts overseas [...]

Closure of Entertainment Strip Affects Other Small Businesses

On Tuesday night, you heard about the financial troubles of the owners of night clubs that remain closed due to the COVID-19 lockdown.  On the entertainment strip on Princess Margaret [...]

B.T.I.A. Membership is Divided on P.G.I.A. Reopening

Earlier this week, the Belize Tourism Industry Association commenced a polling exercise among its members to determine their position regarding the reopening of the Philip Goldson International Airport.  The survey [...]

A Group of Belizeans Repatriated

A group of Belizeans was repatriated into the country today. About fifteen Belizeans entered through the northern border with Mexico. We understand that they flew from Houston in the U.S. [...]

Corozal Armed Robbery Caught on Camera

Two armed men walked into a store in Corozal Town on Tuesday night, held up the cashier and made away with the money in the register. The robbers also robbed [...]

John Briceño: Call Elections Now!

General elections were generally expected to be held in November of this year, but the global COVID-19 pandemic has put the plans of the political parties on pause.  The ruling [...]

Said Musa on the Road to Recovery

Former Leader of the People’s United Party and current Fort George area representative, Said Musa is recovering. The veteran politician and two-time Prime Minister suffered a mild stroke in early [...]

B.B.O.C. Upset About Unlawful Run Allegedly Sanctioned by Minister of Transport

Tonight, the operators of the B.B.O.C. are calling on the Ministry of Transport to intervene in what they say is an unlawful run being operated out of the Belize City [...]

Flooding Continues in Douglas; Residents Need Food Packages!

The Rio Hondo continues to rise tonight, as flooding within the Albion island areas, Douglas Village and downstream. According to the Hydrology Unit’s report, flood warning remains in effect for [...]

ComPol Visits Border Villages in the West!

Three weeks ago we took you to the border village of Arenal in the west. Because half of the village is in Belize and the other half lies in Guatemala, [...]

Only $16 Million Disbursed In Unemployment Relief

The Government’s Unemployment Relief Programme was closed off to the public on April twenty-fourth, less than a month after it was launched. More than eighty thousand applications were received and [...]

Opposition Leader Does Not Support Retrenchment

The International Monetary Fund has been advising the government for years that there is a need for pension reform, cutting down on the wage bill and retrenchment in the public [...]

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise in Guat!

COVID case number twenty was recorded on Tuesday here in Belize, but in Guatemala the latest numbers show almost eight thousand confirmed cases and three hundred dead. And one of [...]

P.E. in Living Room is for the Kids

The National Sports Council has gotten creative and is using the media to reach out to children who are stuck at home during the state of emergency.  It’s called P.E. [...]

Salary Cuts at National Sports Council

Salary cuts have been an ongoing exercise across most companies and quasi-government agencies.  Earlier this week, the National Sports Council informed its employees that their monthly grant from the Ministry [...]