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Valley of Peace Couple Held Up; Husband Murdered

There was a murder in Saint Margaret’s Village earlier today. Six armed men rob a Valley of Peace couple, Vicente Garanza and his wife, Celfa while the couple was on [...]

Leader of the Opposition Can’t Seem to Escape His Past

This week, Shyne Barrow made a move to become leader of the United Democratic Party. He is a relative newcomer to politics, having been elected Area Representative of Mesopotamia in [...]

PM Recognizes New Leader of Opposition

While in Orange Walk today covering another story, which we will have for you later, we asked Prime Minister John Briceño about the dramatic shift in the political landscape over [...]

Saldivar Says Shyne Will Not Be Party Leader

Former Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar, whose leadership of the United Democratic Party was short-lived, has responded to Shyne’s ascent to Leader of the Opposition.  In a lengthy statement issued [...]

Exclusive Photo Shows Jasmine Hartin with Her Children

On Tuesday, social media was abuzz with videos purportedly taken by Jasmine Hartin. Viewers will recall that Hartin was released on bail on June 9 after being charged with Manslaughter [...]

PM Says GST Hike Not on Table…for Now

We also got a chance to ask PM Briceño for his thoughts on comments made by Doctor Jaime Guajardo, the I.M.F. Mission Chief of Belize about the International Monetary Fund’s [...]

PM Says AG Ministry Considering Appeal in Maya Land Case

Prime Minister Briceño also commented on the Supreme Court’s awarding of six point three million dollars to Village Chairman Jose Ical, Alcalde Estevan Caal and the village of Jalacte in [...]

PM Says Government Will Defend Salary Cuts in Court if Necessary

Approximately three weeks have passed since the Belize National Teachers Union decided to put its strike actions on hold. Following a record-breaking five weeks of striking, today PM Briceño told [...]

PM Encourages Belizeans to Ignore the Conspiracy Theories and Get Vaccinated

During his presentation at today’s event in Orange Walk, PM Briceño encouraged Belizeans to go get vaccinated.  He says he already got his first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine. With [...]

Cuba Announces Effectiveness of its Two Vaccines

In COVID-19 news, Cuba says it has developed two vaccines. They claim one of them, Abdala, is over ninety percent effective, while the other Soberana Two is sixty percent effective.  [...]

Cuban Ambassador Thanks Belize for UN Support

The United States of America has voted once again to maintain its economic embargo on Cuba. The vote took place today at a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. [...]

Cuban Ambassador at End of Tour

Cuban Ambassador to Belize Lissette Perez Perez is set to depart Belize this year. Her ambassadorship was to come to an end last year but due to the pandemic her [...]

Database to Bring District Transport Systems Together

There was a handing over ceremony today in Orange Walk for the Belize Motor Vehicle Registration and License System.  The collaboration between the Government of Belize and the Republic of [...]

Minister Says S.I. 57 Allows for Inclusion

On Tuesday, we reported that fisher folk was up in arms about a decision made by the Minister of Blue Economy to give foreign nationals who have permanent residency in [...]

Minister Perez: Anybody Has Right to Apply for Fishing License

As to the assertions made by fishers on Tuesday that Belizeans are unable to acquire the requisite licence to fish, Minister Perez says these persons should visit his office because [...]

Ministry of Blue Economy to Address Illegal Fishing

Minister Perez says that the issuing of licensing is not to be confused with the larger issue of illegal fishing.  There have been multiple reports and documentation from the South [...]

CABEI Loan to Fund B.D.F. Upgrade

Price Barracks will be receiving a much-needed facelift in the months ahead, with a loan of thirty million U.S. dollars from the Central American Bank for Economic Integration, CABEI.  The [...]

Workshops on Dealing with Trauma Cases

RESTORE Belize is hosting an online capacity-building workshop on trauma-informed care. The virtual sessions, which will run through until July ninth, seek to empower service care providers for youth, families [...]

Nominate Your Ocean Hero Now

OCEANA Belize has opened up nominations for its annual Ocean Hero Awards. For the past twelve years, OCEANA Belize has been recognizing outstanding efforts in marine conservation in the country. [...]

Belize’s 15th Annual Public Service Awards Program

“Belize Public Service – making heroic sacrifices, displaying extraordinary humanness, providing service before self” – that is the theme for this year’s Public Service Day, celebrated annually on June twenty-third. [...]

John McAfee Dead: Cold Case in Belize Remains

The story of the apparent suicide of controversial figure John McAfee in a Spanish jail today made international headlines. And while his death means he will never travel to the [...]