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Pais Confesses on TV before Attack: Broadcaster Tries to Warn Victim

In a bizarre twist to the story, prior to the killing, Pais had gone to the home of Cayo broadcasting personality Kent Pandy and asked him to record a statement [...]

Man Found Dead with Chop Wounds in Corozal Home

There was an apparent murder in Corozal on Thursday night, but so far police have no leads.  Officers responded to a call from the Chimal home in the Finca Solana [...]

Murdered Man’s Family Trying to Get his Remains for Burial

The family of David Castillo is frustrated that five days after his remains were found, they are still unable to bury their loved one.  Castillo went missing on the night [...]

Vaccinations Continue at Swift Hall; 2300 Children Vaccinated

Since the start of the teen vaccinations in Belize District on Monday, approximately two thousand three hundred children ages twelve to seventeen received their first jab of the Pfizer vaccine. [...]

Smart Seeking “Equal Opportunity to Compete for G.O.B. Business”

Smart Belize has weighed in on the controversy surrounding its successful bid for a government contract to provide licensing for Microsoft products to the Government of Belize.  Today, the company [...]

Nurses Had Planned Walk Out if Dr. Tewes Became C.E.O.

On Thursday we heard from Minister of Health and Wellness, Michel Chebat, that veterinarian Doctor Michael Tewes had been chosen as the new C.E.O. of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Terminates Contract with Miller; B.S.I. Responds

Tonight we report on an impasse in the northern sugar belt between the millers and cane farmers. The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association has given notice to A.S.R./B.S.I. that it [...]

P.S.U. Urges G.O.B. to Pay Workers Overdue Overtime

The Public Service Union is calling out the Government of Belize over unpaid overtime for public officers. The P.S.U. says for the last two months they have registered the concerns [...]

Electrification Plans for Petville

The Prime Minister was out in the field today checking the progress of an electrification project for an area across the river from Orange Walk Town. It is part of [...]

S.I.B. to Begin Recruiting and Training Census Takers

On August eighteenth, cabinet endorsed the timeline of activities set out by the Statistical Institute of Belize to prepare for the May 2022 Population and Housing Census.  Cabinet also agreed [...]

Morales Peyrefitte Writes D.O.E. for Stake Bank’s E.C.P.

A letter has been sent to Chief Environmental Officer Martin Alegria requesting access to several documents regarding the Environmental Compliance Plan for the Stake Bank project.  Viewers may recall that [...]

There’s a Dire Need for a Mainland Cruise Facility

Developer David Gegg, who has been in the tourism industry for almost forty years, also addressed the need for a cruise facility to be constructed on the mainland.  Aside from [...]

Garifuna Nation on the Connection between their Land Claims and Maya Land Rights

Last night we told you about the claims a group called the Garifuna Nation are making against the Government of Belize. Headed by Cynthia Ellis, Garifuna Nation says the Garinagu [...]

Garifuna Nations Says they Will Take Their Claim “As Far as We Need to”

Garifuna Nation is now calling on G.O.B. to take a hands-off approach to settle Garifuna lands across the country, until those lands are properly demarcated. According to Ellis, Garifuna Nation [...]

Team Belize to Represent the Jewel at World Rugby Tournament

Rugby is not as popular a team sport in Belize as basketball, soccer or even volleyball.  In fact there are only six rugby teams in the entire country.  But that’s [...]

Caribbean Vaccine Reluctance Survey Results Released

A survey conducted on COVID vaccine hesitancy in the Caribbean shows that much of the same reluctance people in Belize have to take the vaccine also exists among people in [...]

Dr. Morazon to Supervise Ongoing Health Studies

On Thursday, the Director of Lab Services at the Central Health Region, Doctor Geraldine Morazan was on hand along with Minister of Health and Wellness Michel Chebat to accept a [...]

New Facilities for Calabash Caye Field Station

The University of Belize and the Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association have signed an agreement for TASA to construct a terrestrial trail system, pier and a docking facility on the Calabash [...]

Get Yo J’ouvert Mud from Marsha Smith & Family

Highly anticipated events like the Carnival Road March and the J’ouvert are staples of the September Celebration festivities that draw in spectators from across the country and the diaspora, not [...]

Minister of Health on Wedding: “I Don’t Know Why It’s Controversial”

On Wednesday, reports that a couple had been given special privileges by the Ministry of Health and Wellness to hold their wedding ceremony at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza [...]

Investigation into Double Murder/Suicide Concludes

The investigation into the murders of police officer Arilee Young and her teenage daughter is already wrapping up. The probe into the double murder and suicide on Fourth Street last [...]

A Stripped-Down Farewell for PC Arilee Young

A funeral service for thirty-seven-year-old Arilee Young, the police officer who was shot and killed by her boyfriend last Friday, will be held on August twenty-seventh at the Santa Elena [...]

Arrests Made in 2 Child Rape Cases

Police have made arrests in two of the shocking child rape cases this week. A twenty-year-old from San Pedro, Alejandro Choc has been charged with two counts of rape of [...]

New C.E.O. for K.H.M.H.? Minister Says Yes; K.H.M.H. Says No

Today, word circulated that Doctor Michael Tewes has been chosen as the new C.E.O. of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  Tewes, a veterinarian by profession, would be replacing Michelle Cox-Hoare [...]

Technicians Promised their Overdue Overtime

Last week, lab technicians at the Central Health Lab declared they would not work anymore overtime hours because they had not been paid for the overtime accrued since June. The [...]