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Brian Castillo is Captured in Guatemala, Charged for Double Murder

This afternoon, police formally arrested and charged Brian Castillo for the double murder of his common-law-wife and step daughter, which occurred on Sunday. Castillo had been on the run for [...]

Health C.E.O. Deysi Mendez is Out!

First Doctor Manza and now C.E.O. Doctor Deysi Mendez. Today, word spread like wildfire that Doctor Mendez is no longer with the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Last week, we [...]

A Suspect is Arrested and Charged for Miguel Zaiden’s Murder

Shawn Steven Hertular, a construction worker of a Belize City address, has been arrested and charged for the crime of murder.  He stands accused of the stabbing death of Miguel [...]

Caye Caulker Death Questioned By Family

Canadian Jasmine Hartin is still awaiting trial for the shooting death of Police Superintendent Henry Jemmott, as well as for cocaine possession and common assault. But her name has surfaced [...]

BSI and BSCFA Still At Odds Over Agreement Ahead of Upcoming Sugar Crop

The next sugar crop is set to commence on December twentieth, but ASR/BSI is still at odds with the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association. This is over an existing cane [...]

BSI Says Farmers are Already Benefiting from DC Sugar

BSI’s Chief Financial Officer Shawn Chavarria explains the benefits that farmers are enjoying from the manufacture and sale of direct consumption sugars to the external market.   Shawn Chavarria, Chief [...]

Fifty Percent of Cane Farmers Prefer Long-term Agreement with B.S.I.

According to the C.F.O., approximately half the total population of sugar cane farmers in the north is in favor of a long-term cane purchase agreement.   Shawn Chavarria, Chief Financial [...]

Determining the State of Children in Belize

Today at the Radisson, a meeting was held between those in the public sector and the non-governmental organizations who work with children. It’s part of the Children’s Agenda launched back [...]

2021 Has Not Been a Good Year for Children

2021 has not been a good year for children. So far, ten minors have been killed as a result of violence; the most recent was Sunday night’s murder of twelve-year-old [...]

Children’s Parliament a Success; Bill to be Forwarded to the House of Representatives

Over the weekend, on Saturday, a children’s parliament spoke to just that – a bill was presented that called for the protection of young people from violent crimes. Those who [...]

SIB Gives Stats on Economy and Employment for Nine Months of 2021

The nine months of 2021 looked far better than the same period in 2020, according to statisticians who collected data on the country’s economy, employment and inflation rates, and external [...]

Some Basic Goods Skyrocket in Price Since 1990

If you have been trying to explain to younger people that a dollar seemed to stretch further or things were simply less expensive “back in the day,” and they didn’t [...]

Economy Grew Over Last Ten Months

Belize’s economy grew in the first ten months of this year, compared to the same period of 2020. That has been the line that the government has been sticking to [...]

KHMH Needs $400K a Month Additional to Fight COVID-19

The dire financial situation of the government’s flagship hospital, the Karl Heusner Memorial, is public knowledge. But today the Chairman of the K.H.M.H. Authority, Doctor Andre Sosa, provided some background [...]

CEO Says KHMH Integral Part of Ministry of Health

For her part, the K.H.M.H.’s Chief Executive Officer, Chandra Nisbet Cansino says the hospital is a key component of the Ministry of Health and any funds that come to them, [...]