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Murder at Sea: Gunmen Ambush Espat Brothers, Jerry Dies

The Espat family from San Pedro is asking for justice after one of their own was gunned down while fishing at sea on Saturday. Jerry Espat and three of his [...]

Stabbing Murder in Lord’s Bank; Police Need Help to Identify Victim

The first murder for the weekend occurred on Friday night in the village of Lord’s Bank in Belize District. A man was stabbed multiple times; his cries for help were [...]

1 Charged, Police Seeking Others in Murder of Geoffrey Crawford

Last Thursday we reported to you how the body of Geoffrey Crawford was discovered in a shallow grave in a remote area of Biscayne Village. A short distance away was [...]

Man Charged for Fatal Accident in the South

Last Friday, there was a fatal traffic accident between miles forty-three and forty-four on the Southern Highway. Rafael Ortiz was travelling on a motorcycle which was involved in a collision [...]

New Regulations: Vaccinations for Restaurants; Curfew goes back to 9-4

All weekend people were wondering about the curfew and today they got their answer. The Ministry of Health and Wellness has reverted  to the previous curfew hours of nine p.m. [...]

PM Wants to Bring Maya Train Close to Belize; Connect San Pedro to the Yucatan

The Prime Minister was ebullient this weekend after what he describes as a very productive five days of meetings in Mexico, as guest of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Among [...]

More Astrazenca Vaccines From Mexico

And following the state visit to Mexico, more COVID-19 vaccines arrived from the Mexican government for Belizeans. This latest shipment of one hundred thousand is added to a previous shipment [...]

GOB Opens Additional COVID-19 Testing Centers in Belize City and Belmopan

If you have not gotten vaccinated and have been wondering how you will afford to take COVID tests so you can negative results at your work or to access public [...]

Belizean Companies Named In Pandora Papers

The Investigative Consortium of Investigate Journalism’s Pandora Papers was big news this weekend after a two year investigation by more than six hundred journalists across one hundred and fifty news [...]

Belizean Firm Clients Named In Investigation Are No Longer With Them

According to the Pandora Papers, one undated log identifies tax evader David R Hinkson, convicted in Idaho in 2005 of politicizing the murders of a federal prosecutor, a judge and [...]

Fire Destroys Two Buildings Near the Big Birds Isle

At least three families, including six children, are homeless tonight after the houses they were occupying on Albert Street went up in smoke this morning.  It happened in the vicinity [...]

Fire at Tu’Kan Foam Factory

There was also a fire at the Tu’Kan Foam Factory over the weekend. On Saturday morning, a fire broke inside the factory at mile thirteen on the George Price Highway, [...]

Shooting Victim not Cooperating with Police

There was a shooting in Belize City on Saturday that has left one man injured. But police say that information is sparse because the victim, Lyndon Sinclair has not given [...]

Hartin Back to Court: Appears on CBS “48 Hours”

On Tuesday, Jasmine Hartin’s case heads back to court in San Pedro. The Canadian woman is facing charges of manslaughter by negligence in the death of Police Superintendent Henry Jemmott [...]

Only Forty-eight Schools Have Been Given Approval to Reopen

The Ministry of Education has granted approval for only a few schools, at various academic levels that meet specific requirements, to be reopened whenever they are ready to do so.  [...]

Reopening Schools is an Inclusive Process

According to the CEO, the approach to reopening schools, notwithstanding the surge in COVID numbers, is an inclusive process that takes into account the views of parents, as well as [...]

Online Businesses Vulnerable During Social Media Outage

Three of the world’s biggest applications, Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook were down for the most part of the day. But the outages reveal that during the COVID19 pandemic era, many [...]