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Man Murdered in Belama; Gilbert Martinez is Chopped to Death

On Sunday morning, a gruesome discovery was made in the Belama Phase Four area of Belize City. The decomposing body of a man who, until this afternoon was a John [...]

Young Mother Found Hanging Inside Apartment; Was it Suicide?

Police in San Pedro are investigating the curious circumstances surrounding the death of a young mother who was found hanging inside an apartment on Friday evening.  Twenty-four-year-old Abrie de Tuyul [...]

Off-duty Cop Stabbed During Curfew Hours

An off-duty officer was stabbed over the weekend in Corozal Town.  The attack on the twenty-four-year-old policeman happened while he was in the presence of a fellow lawman during curfew [...]

Akeem Augustine Arrested in Placencia for the Murder of Ian Westby

Another suspect in the murder of Ian Westby was taken into police custody over the weekend after being arrested in Placencia.  Akeem Augustine, who is no stranger to law enforcement, [...]

Darnell Swaso Perishes in RTA on the Southern Highway

There was a fatal road traffic accident in the south on Saturday that claimed the life of Darnell Swaso.  Police responded to an area along the Southern Highway where they [...]

Robert Lamb is Shot During Weekend Home Invasion

A shooting incident during a home invasion in Belize City over the weekend has left Robert Lamb, a resident of Antelope Street Extension recovering from injuries he received during the [...]

“Show us the Draft”: BCCI Wants to See Trade License Amendment Bill

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry says it has consulted it membership on the government’s proposed Trade Licensing regime and it now needs to see the draft of the [...]

Churches Will Not Check Vaccination Cards at Door

Prime Minister John Briceno says that his Government has agreed to not enforce the vaccination requirement for Churches in Belize as is stated in Statutory Instrument 119. The Prime Minister [...]

Evangelical Association Says No to Legalizing Marijuana

Tomorrow the Government will put for a bill on new industries, including those that utilize cannabis products. It is a controversial topic that has some in Belize divided. The churches [...]

FECTAB Says Causeway IS Vital Part of Port Coral Project

At a press conference this morning, the President of the Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize, David Almendarez, provided a one page electronic copy of what appears to be [...]

FECTAB President Says Ask DOE for ECP Docs

Evidently, FECTAB has a vested interest in the development of Port Coral, its causeways and North Drowned Caye. With a twenty-five year signed agreement FECTAB, projects the agreement will bring [...]

Greenwood Calls Advocating for Both Sides “Double Insurance”

Tom Greenwood, the former President of FECTAB, is now the Public Relations Consultants for the Feinstein Group, the developer for Port Coral. And it is with Port Coral that FECTAB [...]

NGO Coalition Responds with Stake Bank Timeline

Following the press conference, the NGO Coalition provided us with a timeline of the Stake Bank causeway. According to the coalition’s reports, an ECP was granted to Stake Bank in [...]

More Weather Stations for Immediate Data for Met Office

The Belize Meteorological Service is enhancing its real time rainfall tracking. The Met Service had written to the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility asking for support to expand Belize’s weather service. [...]

Hurricane Season Continues; Cold Front Coming End of the Week

Meanwhile, the first cold front heading into the Christmas season will cross over Belize as early as this coming Friday, but Gordon warns us to not let down our guard [...]

FCD & Asociacion Balam Receive IDRU Milefsky Award

Friends of Conservation and Development, better known as FCD and its Guatemalan counterpart, Asociacion Balam were the recipients of the fourth annual IBRU Milefsky Award for its continued work across [...]

Financial Award to be Used in Programs

According to Manzanero, about eight hundred pounds, or two thousand two hundred Belize dollars, will be given to both organizations which will be funnelled into community programs along the border. [...]

Belize City Marathon a Success!

The first ever Belize City Marathon took place on Sunday. It included a half marathon, a five-K and a ten-K run through Belize City streets. It was a collaborative effort [...]

Minister Garcia Says Competing Interests for Land Rights Must be Balanced

During her appearance on this morning’s Open Your Eyes, Minister of Indigenous People’s Affairs, Dolores Balderamos Garcia spoke to the apparent division between several Maya communities in the Toledo District [...]

Indigenous Affairs Minister Says Representation Requires Respectful Engagement

We also asked Minister Garcia about the Garifuna community and their claims to land under customary land rights. Here is what she had to say.   Dolores Balderamos Garcia, Minister [...]