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B.N.T.U. Strike Action, Day 1

The Belize National Teachers Union took the streets today in their first day of protest. How like will the Union sustain this protest action? And, will their decision to protest [...]

Policing Teachers’ Strike Actions

ComPol Chester Williams says that the police department is working to maintain order, while still allowing the teachers and public service officers to carry out their constitutional right to protest [...]

Security Guard in Murdered; Firearm Stolen

Two murders were recorded over the weekend, in Santa Elena Town in the west and in Punta Gorda to the south.  In today’s broadcast of criminal activities over the weekend, [...]

16-year-old Minor Charged for Murder of Kevonn Wade

Last Thursday night, Kevonn Wade was shot dead on his veranda in Punta Gorda by a gunman who came up to his property on Main Street and opened fire. Surveillance [...]

Dwayne Myers is Executed in Punta Gorda

Two days after the murder of Kevonn Wade, shots rang out once again in Punta Gorda, about a quarter mile away; near the welcome sign to the municipality. Dwayne Myers [...]

Chester Heading South to Deal with Uptick in P.G. Crimes

There have been two murders within forty-eight hours in Punta Gorda. This is not sitting well with the community, or the Commissioner of Police Chester Williams. He is in that [...]

Home Invasion Has Santa Barbara Family Scared

A family in Belize City was stunned to be held up at gunpoint in their own home. Not only is the culprit someone they know, but it is something the [...]

Belize City Men Come under Gunfire in Blackman Eddy

Police are working to solve a shooting that occurred over the weekend in a village on the George Price Highway. Two men who were injured were taken to hospital, but [...]

Man Grazed in Belama Shooting

The Old Capital has been relatively quiet over the last two weeks, except for Saturday where a man was shot in Belama. Two people have been detained, pending charges.   [...]

Employee Crashes Infrastructure Ministry’s Pickup in the West

On Friday night, a vehicle assigned to a government ministry was involved in an accident on the Arenal Road just before midnight on Friday. They government employee told police he [...]

TNC Acquires Thousands of Acres to be Managed as the Maya Forest Project

The Nature Conservancy says that with the help of local and international partners it has acquired some two hundred and thirty-six thousand acres of the Belize Maya Forest for conservation [...]

TNC Says Land Tax Waiver is Common-Place for Non-Profits!

This Maya Forest that Robinson speaks of forms part of the parcel of lands that Minister Henry Usher raised concern about at the budget debate on Friday. You’ll recall Usher [...]

Rotary Club Giving the Gift of Life

Studies show that one in every hundred children will be born with some form of heart disease.  While most of the cases are mild or easily treatable, there are some [...]

I.O.M. Migrant Hub opens in Toledo

The International Office of Migration and the United States Agency for International Development hosted two Mobile Migrant Hubs in Toledo to provide information and services to migrants for safe and [...]

Mining Erodes Citrus Groves in Pomona Valley

Some citrus growers in the Pomona Valley are alarmed about mining activities along the North Stann Creek River.   Today, Citrus Products of Belize Limited came forward with a complaint that [...]

Erosion Affects Pomona Village

According to Montero, residents have met with the principals of West End on previous occasions but the company has yet to address the concerns of the community.   Dwight Montero, [...]

Cost of Premium Gas Goes Down Slightly

Motorists will experience a slight relief in the cost of fuel at midnight, as the price per gallon of premium gasoline will decrease by thirty-eight cents.  The new price as [...]

B.N.T.U. to Boycott Media Houses?

In more from the B.N.T.U. protest today, some in the union are pushing for a boycott of certain media houses.  According to President of the Union, Senator Elena Smith, this [...]