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Gasman Young Jr. Succumbs to Gunshot Injury

A man well-known to the law died within hours after he was shot following a brazen robbery.  On Thursday, around three o’clock in the afternoon, the Belama Branch of Scotia [...]

Dylon Flowers is Released from Police Detention Pending Investigation

Dylon Flowers was released from police detention just after five this evening. News Five understands that because he was released pending investigation, he can be rearrested and charged. But at [...]

Brads Gaming Gets Another 10-Year Contract to Administer the Boledo and Sunday Lottery

The government has confirmed that Brads Gaming Group Limited has been awarded another ten year contract to administer the lottery; the most popular game of chance in the country.  There [...]

UB Faculty & Staff Union: Industrial Action Imminent at National University

The situation at the University of Belize continues to deteriorate and is reaching boiling point. Tonight, U.B.’s Faculty and Staff Union is threatening industrial action if the University continues to [...]

P.U.P. Says Ministry of Education Misguided

The People’s United Party today chastised the Ministry of Education for cutting the subvention for the University of Belize. The P.U.P. says that the government’s decision to slash the university [...]

P.U.P. Condemns Disrespect Shown to the UB Faculty and Staff Union

The People’s United Party is also condemning what it describes as the disrespect shown to the U.B. Faculty and Staff Union by the Board of Trustees and the Ministry of [...]

Francis Fonseca: “We have a rogue Prime Minister on our hands”

Turning to the ruling of the recent ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice, the former Attorney General, Francis Fonseca, says that Prime Minister Dean Barrow has gone rogue and [...]

More Belizeans Come Home!

The phased repatriation process continued today and so far two hundred and sixty-four Belizeans have been brought home. Two groups arrived today at the P.G.I.A., one from the U.S. and [...]

Planning a Party in a Quarantine Hotel – Say What?

Belize has recorded twenty-eight cases of COVID-19 – of the eight active cases, one of those patients was ordered to leave the country, so currently there are seven cases within [...]

How Many Positive COVID-19 Cases Would it Take for Belize to Close Back Up?

And as the six weeks countdown continues to the reopening of the P.G.I.A., a number of countries are struggling to contain the virus and their health systems are on the [...]

DHS Warns That Chloroquine Cannot Prevent COVID-19

The Ministry of Health is cautioning Belizeans about taking COVID-19 prevention treatment.  The Director of Health Services shared that there are reports of a pharmacy selling a medication known for [...]

More Details on G.O.B.’s M.S.M.E. Support Programme

The government on Thursday presented its plan to financially assist micro, small, and medium enterprises that have been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Up to fourteen million dollars are [...]

Application for M.S.M.E. Support Programme Starts on August First

According to C.E.O. in the Ministry of Investment, Trade, and Commerce, Duane Belisle, the M.S.M.E. Support Programme will be implemented over a course of three months starting on August first, when the [...]

Introducing BOOST 2.0

According to Prime Minister Dean Barrow the existing Boost Programme will be augmented to include persons who are now unemployed long term due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

Barrow to Briceño: “Se Acabo!”

The first phase of the Unemployment Relief Programme, as well as the pantry assistance programme, is being audited by the Auditor General and her team. Leader of the Opposition, John [...]

Arthur Saldivar Acquitted of False Rumor Charge!

Attorney Arthur Saldivar had his day in court on Thursday when he was cleared of one count of spreading a false rumour.  On March twenty-ninth, Saldivar was arrested and charged [...]

2 Men Accused of Sexual Offenses Get Supreme Court Bail

Two men who are awaiting trial for sexual offences were granted bail by Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams, after attorney Ronell Gonzalez argued on their behalf.  Cesar Romero of the [...]

BATSUB Employee Arraigned for Theft

A woman, who is employed by the British Army Training Support Unit Belize, is out on bail, while she prepares to face trial for theft. Forty-year-old Hanselma Sutherland of a [...]

Belize City Man is Arraigned for Possession of Drugs

A resident of the Belama area of Belize City is out on bail tonight after he was reportedly nabbed with more than two pounds of marijuana on June thirtieth. Marco [...]

P.S.B. Investigates Balam Street Incident

The Belize Police Department’s Professional Standards Branch says there is an internal investigation into a police officer following an incident on Balam Street this past weekend in Belize City. Cops [...]

No Risk for Cops Who Had Contact with Patient 24.

There is an update about COVID-19 case number twenty-four in southern Belize. He’s one of the fishermen detained back in June for illegally fishing off the coast of Placencia within [...]

Belize and US Sign Agreement for Stronger Customs Control

The Belize Customs and Excise Department and the US Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection signed a memorandum of cooperation on Thursday. The agreement seeks to provide for [...]