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Breaking News: B.D.F. Soldier Dies in Accident

This news just in…. a B.D.F. solider lost his life in a late evening RTA in Jacintoville, Toledo District.  News Five has confirmed that the B.D.F. officer was on a [...]

Is it Fire? A Volcanic Eruption? Meteor? Or Steam Vent—Speculation Abounds over the Sleeping Giant Plume

Social media has been abuzz with theories of what is happening in the mountains. Some speculate it is volcanic activity, while others say it is a meteorite that struck in [...]

Body Found at Larks Caye Died from Multiple Injuries: Still Not Identified

Police have released the postmortem results of a body found near Lark Caye, off the coast of Placencia two weeks ago. As we reported, when Coast Guard officers found the [...]

Manslaughter Charge in the Death of Jillian Garcia

Nineteen-year-old Jillian Garcia lost his life on Sunday night when he was run over by an SUV traveling at high speed.  The incident happened in his home village of Trial [...]

2 Fires in Jalacte

Police are reporting on two fires in Jalacte, Toledo District over the last two days. On Tuesday, reports are that a thatched structure which houses the residence of Stephen Koy [...]

Terminated Employees Contemplate Lawsuit Against San Pedro Town Council

When the San Pedro Town Council changed in March following the municipal elections, several employees from the previous administration were terminated.  Under the labor laws of Belize, those individuals ought [...]

Long Term Employees among San Pedro Town Council Workers Waiting for Severance

According to Elrington, sufficient time has been afforded to the Town Council and its attorneys to respond to the query.  Aside from a delay in response, Elrington says that at [...]

NEMO and Its Partners Fine Tune Hurricane Preparedness Plans

We are sixteen days into the Atlantic Hurricane Season and NEMO and its partners continue their disaster preparedness. Since the Ministry of Human Development forms the disaster relief committee, they [...]

I.M.F. and Briceño Administration Agree on Some Aspects of Belize’s Economic Situation, Differ on Others

In 2019, Belize owed ninety-seven percent of what it was producing.  During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, Belize’s debt increased to one hundred and thirty percent of G.D.P.  Prime Minister John [...]

Specific Wage Cuts Not Part of I.M.F. Recommendations, but Reduction of Wage Bill Was

When it comes to the government’s decision to implement a wage cut, the I.M.F. says this was not a part of its recommendation to local authorities in its 2021 country [...]

Better Business Climate, Crime Reduction and Infrastructure for Agriculture among IMF Structural Reforms

When looking at long term solutions to Belize’s crisis, the I.M.F. recommends several growth enhancement structural reforms. According to Doctor Guajardo, these are changes Belize can implement to boost the [...]

Cane Farmers Pledge Support for UN Goals of Ending Child Labor

To commemorate Child Labour Elimination Day on June twelfth, the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association is pledging its commitment to develop and ratify its Youth Policy for decent employment, skills [...]

BECOL Holds Virtual Public Forum

If you live along the Macal River or near the Chalillo Dam, the Belize Electric Company Limited is hosting a virtual public information session tonight you may want to attend. [...]

Is There a Petition to Recall U.D.P. Party Leader?

Is there a move afoot to trigger a recall of Collet Area Representative Patrick Faber as leader of the United Democratic Party?  The rumor mill has it that a petition [...]

No Art Academy in Belize, So Kevin Morales Finds His Inspiration Online

We take you to Bella Vista tonight to meet a rising artist from that southern village. Like many artists he has a studio, but what is not as obvious is [...]