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Three Suspects Arrested in Two Belize City Robberies

Belize City police have arrested three men whom they believe were involved in recent armed robberies at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited and the Biltmore Plaza Hotel. The incidents made headlines [...]

One year before death on the pier, Hartin had gun accident

Back in May when she was arrested, Jasmine Hartin, the thirty-two year old Canadian woman facing a manslaughter by negligence charge in the death of police Superintendent Henry Jemmott, told [...]

Three Kilos of Coke Found Inside Bus Near Buena Vista

Special operations conducted by members of the Belize Police Department in Buena Vista Village, Corozal District, have resulted in the seizure of three parcels of suspected cocaine.  According to a [...]

Same Buena Vista Checkpoint Yields Marijuana Bust

Moments after seizing a small shipment of cocaine onboard a passenger bus, police at the vehicular checkpoint near Buena Vista stopped another bus traveling towards Corozal Town. While conducting a [...]

Petkaus on Remand for Kidnapping and Assault in Shipyard

A father and his three sons, as well as an employee of the family, are behind bars at the Belize Central Prison where they will remain until August tenth when [...]

Four Seasons Resort Coming to Caye Chapel; Entertainment Zone at Northern Border

In news from this week’s Cabinet meeting, the Prime Minister is in the United States to meet the U.N. Secretary-General, António Guterres for discussions on climate change, Belize’s work on [...]

Flag to fly at half mast following death of Haitian President Moise

The Prime Minister of Belize has ordered that flags in Belize be flown at half mast for three days in tribute to the late President of Haiti Jovenel Moise. The [...]

Senator Bradley Asks Why 11th Amendment is Being proposed

Senator Darrell Bradley has come out in opposition to the proposed Eleventh Amendment to the Belize Constitution. Late this evening, he issued a statement saying the Amendment seeks to introduce [...]

Social Partner Senators Take Issue with Tenth Amendment

Four social partner senators are of the view that the Government’s Belize Constitution (Tenth Amendment) Bill, 2021 is a departure from good and transparent governance. In a letter signed onto [...]

Social Partner Senators Calling for Constitutional Assembly

The social partner senators are cautioning against too many changes to the constitution and for the establishment of a constitutional assembly. Senator Salas addressed their concerns.   Osmany Salas, Senator [...]

Teacher Loan Forbearance Not Being Honored

President of the Belize National Teachers Union has sought assurance from the Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Christopher Coye, that financial institutions will continue to offer forbearance [...]

Utilizing Seasonal Climate Forecasts to Become Climate Change Resilient

Public and private sector stakeholders joined in on the second virtual session of the National Climate Outlook Forum hosted in Belize. During this, the ninth of its kind, it was [...]

Slightly Above Average Season: 14 Named Storms, 7 Hurricanes, 3 Major Hurricanes

During the virtual session, the National Met Service presented predictions for the 2021 hurricane season.  There are two major factors that determine tropical cyclone development or hurricane activity in the [...]

Climate Information Use in Agricultural Industry

The data is also used in the agricultural industry, which has been impacted by the changing weather patterns – the long drought and, in that same vein, extensive rainfall experienced [...]

Youth Hostel Undergoes Facelift and Change of Image

Six months ago we took you to the youth hostel at mile twenty-one on the George Price Highway in Rockville. You’ll recall the deplorable conditions of the facility, shown by [...]

Staffing Changes at Youth Hostel

The Ministry of Human Development is trying to rehabilitate the image of the youth hostel with major infrastructural and programmatic changes. But there is also new staff placed in key [...]

Report on 2015 Fatal Youth Hostel Fire Still Not Released

During the tour of the hostel, Minister Garcia told reporters she doesn’t want to see a repeat of the tragic fire that claimed the lives of the three girls in [...]

Minister of Indigenous Affairs on Jalacte Appeal

Minister Dolores Balderamos also weighed in on the matter of the Supreme Court’s ruling in favour of the residents of Jalacte Village. The residents were awarded six million dollars in [...]

Grocery Bag Becomes Food Assistance

What’s in a name you ask? Plenty apparently, so don’t call it “grocery bags” – it is now “food assistance”. The programme has a new name since it was rebranded. [...]