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Well-known B&B Employee Sean Menzies is Shot and Killed

Three persons were murdered within twenty-four hours as Belizeans celebrated Garifuna Settlement Day.  Two men were cold bloodedly killed in the south and one in Belize City.  The madness started [...]

A Fisherman is Killed in Dangriga!

The second murder takes us to Dangriga where a twenty-one-year-old fisherman was shot and killed on nineteenth night.  Roger Blanco and another man were reportedly walking to a shop when [...]

Was Roger Blanco the Intended Target?

Today, ACP Joseph Myvett of the National Crimes Investigation Branch says that they are looking for one man in connection with this fatal shooting in Dangriga. Myvett told reporters that [...]

Eden Mejia is Gunned Down in Peini; Aduan Usher Escapes Unhurt

Further south, thirty-year-old Eden Mejia was shot and killed in Punta Gorda Town shortly after midnight on November nineteenth inside the home of someone who is also well known to [...]

COVID Death Toll Stands at 102

The death toll related to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to go up with two additional casualties being reported on November nineteenth. Both persons are elderly, a man in his eighties [...]

Flooding in Orange Walk; Family of Seven Seeks Shelter

Torrential rains over the last few days have water levels along rivers, streams and ponds way above normal and floodwaters are gushing into yards and in some cases, seeping into [...]

PM Briceño and Minister Mai Visit Flooded Areas in Rural Belize

On Garifuna Settlement Day, Prime Minister John Briceño and Agriculture Minister, Jose Mai visited Maypen Village in the Belize District; this is one of the many villages in the Belize [...]

Fuel Tanker Overturns on Hummingbird Highway

There is an advisory from the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing.  A fuel tanker has overturned at mile thirty-four on the Hummingbird Highway and motorists are advised to be [...]

It’s Going to be a Rainy Weekend!

It’s going to be a wet weekend – that’s the news coming out of the national met service.  The forecast is for a weekend with mostly rain and some thunderstorms. [...]

Changes at the Pump; Regular Gas Down by 25 Cents

As of November nineteenth, there has been a change in fuel prices at fuel pumps. The prices for premium gasoline and diesel registered an increase, while regular gasoline took a [...]

P.S.U. Demands Investigation into Fire Sale of Government Vehicles

The Public Service Union is coming down hard on the previous U.D.P. administration after finding out that a fire sale of government assets, particularly a fleet of vehicles that was [...]

A Home Invasion in Burrell Boom

A Burrell Boom family is still shaken up tonight after they were held up at gunpoint inside their home on Wednesday night.  Police say that just after seven that night, [...]

Weapons Stolen from Police Station!

An assortment of firearms was stolen from the Succotz Police Station. Police say that four nine-millimeter pistols, two rifles and a twelve-gauge pump action shotgun were stolen during a burglary [...]

Jose Mendez’s Body Retrieved from Water Two Days after Canoe Capsized

The body of Jose Mendez was retrieved today, two days after his canoe capsized in Franks Eddy Village.  Police say that Mendez, his son and a friend were transporting some [...]

The Children Put PM Briceño in the Hot Seat for Children’s Day!

Today is being observed as World Children’s Day across the globe. November twentieth was first established in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day, used to promote awareness and advocate for the [...]

Children’s Day 2020: Reimagining a Better Future for Every Child!

To also mark the occasion, Belizean children sent Children’s Day greetings to other kids across Belize.     [Greetings from Belizean Children on World Children’s Day…]

Sights and Sounds from Garifuna Settlement Day

This year’s Garifuna Settlement Day celebration was a wet one, as it rained incessantly throughout the day.  While an official ceremony was held in Dangriga, the Culture Capital, many across [...]