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Chaplin was Gunned Down in the Dark, No Suspects Detained as Yet

Violence erupted in the Ladyville community on Monday night. Delroy Chaplin was gunned down as he approached his house. Police have said that it was the result of an alleged [...]

Was “Hail Di I” Really Killed Over Land Dispute?

Jareth Tablada was known to many in the community of Holy Emmanuel Street as “Hail Di I” and was described as a mild-mannered individual who tried to earn an honest [...]

Property Owner Comes Forward in Case Against Tablada

Late this evening, the owner of the property which Tablada had been occupying and had been ordered to vacate on Tuesday, visited our office to set the record straight that [...]

PM Briceño on Economic State of Affairs

As the Briceño administration settles into office, the dire economic situation facing Belize is coming to light.  On Tuesday, Briceño received briefings by senior officials at the Ministry of Finance [...]

PM Briceño: Former Administration Had No Real Plan to Contain COVID-19 Spread

That briefing was with senior officials, including Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, Central Bank Governor Joy Grant and Financial Secretary Joseph Waight. Another big challenge facing the government is the [...]

C.E.O.s Yet to Be Appointed by Governor General

Since Tuesday, there has been rampant speculation on social media and everywhere else about the appointment of Chief Executive Officers. Names have been flown left, right and centre and it [...]

Former B.T.L. Chair Racked Up $859,197 in Credit Card, Fuel, and Insurance

Details are beginning to emerge on the charges made to the B.T.L. corporate credit card by its former chairman, Net Vasquez. These were racked up generally for personal matters and [...]

2 Additional COVID-19 Deaths; 37 New Confirmed Cases

There are two additional COVID-19 deaths to report tonight, bringing the total deaths to ninety-six and the fatality rate to one point nine-five percent in Belize.  On Tuesday night, a [...]

Celebrating Garifuna Settlement Day Virtually

Across the country, Garifuna Settlement Day will be celebrated on Thursday.  The nineteenth of November is traditionally a time of year when the culture of the Garifuna people is honored [...]

Plans for a Virtual Nineteenth Celebration

Activities for this year will include an ecumenical service in Dangriga which is preceded by a re-enactment of the arrival of the Garinagu.   Sebastian Cayetano, Garifuna Activist/Historian “Where it [...]

November 19th Sales during COVID-19

In some parts, at this time of the year, customers will be flocking to Thanksgiving sales just prior to the Christmas season.  In Belize, the Garifuna Settlement Day sales have [...]

Central and Southern Belize Brace for Flooding!

The National Emergency Management Organization is advising the public to be on the lookout for the possibility of flooding in some areas in the country.  While the remnants of Hurricane [...]

Northern Belize Could Experience Rising Waters!

Principal Hydrologist Tennielle Hendy says that they have received reports that water is already high in some areas. For now, the Iguana Creek Bridge in Spanish Lookout is closed – [...]

Will Monkey River Flood?

And on the topic of rising waters – residents in the community of Monkey River are reporting that they are experiencing an elevation in the water levels. Today, we asked [...]

A 24-hour Weather Forecast from the MET Service!

And to find out more about the overall weather conditions, we got an update from Chief Meteorological Officer Ronald Gordon. He says that while the system associated with Hurricane Iota [...]

Chester Lobbies for Power to Terminate Rogue Cops

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams is lobbying for authority to summarily dismiss officers within the department who are found guilty of abusing their powers.  It is a proposal that was [...]

World GIS Day is Celebrated Virtually

Today is being celebrated as World GIS Day and is used to celebrate innovative applications of geographic information system technology in everyday lives. Held virtually this year, Total Business Solutions [...]

GIS in Everyday Operations, including Belize Sugar Industries

GIS technology is also used by the sugar cane industry in the north and links the various stakeholders under one platform. Cane Farmers Relations Manager at B.S.I., Olivia Carballo Avilez [...]