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Trial Farmer Villager is Run Over…Is It Vehicular Homicide?

A young man from Trial Farm, Orange Walk District is dead and an investigation is underway to determine whether the circumstances that led to his demise were intentional or accidental.  [...]

Cab Driver Perishes in RTA near Warrie Head

A deadly head-on collision has claimed the life of a taxi driver in Cayo District.  The accident happened on Sunday night just before curfew.  Alberto Jimenez was driving his cab [...]

Father Identifies Remains of His Son, Missing Fireman Peter Jones

There is a sad end to a missing person’s story from last week.  This evening, police have confirmed that the burnt remains found on a farm in Esperanza Village last [...]

Dangriga Mourns as Superintendent Henry Jemmott is Laid to Rest

Two weeks after he was shot dead in San Pedro Town, forty-two-year-old Superintendent of police Henry Jemmott was laid to rest in his hometown, Dangriga. He was given all the [...]

Overcrowding Concern at Wake of Superintendent Jemmott

Both the funeral and the wake for Superintendent Henry Jemmott were well attended by hundreds of people. While they all came out to pay their respects to the senior officer, [...]

Fitzroy Yearwood Returns as PR for Police Department

Today, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams officially announced that Assistant Superintendent Fitzroy Yearwood is now the Director of Communications in his office and will be the point man to liaise [...]

Is the ComPol Being Muzzled?

But was Yearwood’s shift to Communications Director of the Belize Police Department a political move to muzzle the ComPol Chester Williams and his office?  There is speculation from various quarters [...]

Mexico Donates COVID-19 Vaccines to Belize

The Government of Mexico has donated one hundred thousand doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Belize. A small ceremony was held at the Phillip Goldson International Airport on Sunday where [...]

Two Hundred Thousand Belizeans Yet to be Fully Vaccinated

With the donation, Belize now has approximately one hundred and fifteen thousand doses of COVID-19 vaccines in county.  But while the COVID-19 vaccines keeps coming in, the reality is that [...]

More Vaccines Coming through COVAX in July

An additional batch of COVID-19 vaccine will arrive next week through the COVAX facility.  To date, more than seventy thousand Belizeans have received their first shot.    Dr. Natalia Largaespada [...]

Arriving Early: Belizeans Eager for their Second Jab

Of the seventy-two thousand Belizeans who have already received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, up to sixteen thousand have received their second and final shot.  Doctor Beer says vaccination [...]

Pulling Their Children Out of University and Selling Food: Teachers Take Drastic Action

Teachers and government officers across the country will begin to see ten percent less of their salaries starting this month since G.O.B.’s 2021 reduction in public service emoluments and allowances [...]

Agencies to Work Together to Protect Refugee and Migrant Children

The United Nation’s Children Fund, the UN Refugee Agency and the International Organization for Migration have signed the first joint work plan for migrant and refugees in Belize.  According to [...]

Supreme Court Rejects Application for Judicial Review of Gillnet Ban

The Supreme Court has refused an application filed by the Belize Fishermen Cooperative Association for leave to apply for judicial review.  The claim was filed on behalf of the association, [...]

Asking Young People What They Need Most: DYS Launches Nationwide Survey

The Ministry of Youth has embarked on an ambitious exercise that they say is the first of its kind. This week they officially kicked off a national survey which will [...]

Free Counseling Available for Young People in Belize City

One of the new support services the Department of Youth has already rolled out is a counseling and wellness service. Director of the DYS Kevin Cadle says this is crucial, [...]

DYS Relocates Services to Save on Rent

Over a month ago we told you how the Ministry of Youth, through its Department of Youth Services, has amalgamated youth services providers under one umbrella program called the National [...]