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Major Crimes Down for 2021– Except Murder

In an exclusive interview with Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, we asked for his crime review of 2021. As was reported earlier this week, there were one hundred and twenty-five [...]

Is 2022 Already Off to a Violent Start?

But, is 2022 off to a bad start already? There were three murders in the first five days of the year: the double murder of Raymond Dominguez and Justin Milligan [...]

Coast Guard Raid on Caye; High Powered Rifle Found

On Thursday morning, Coast Guard Special Operations launched a raid on Tobacco Caye.  It resulted in the detention of one person after the officers discovered a military grade riffle and [...]

Skeletal Remains Found Behind the Port

On Thursday afternoon, police responded to an area behind Port of Belize Limited, where they discovered a human skeleton. It was found about a hundred and fifty feet from the [...]

P.U.C. Responds to B.E.L’s Counter-Allegations

On Thursday, the Belize Electricity Limited responded to allegations that the Public Utilities Commission made against them the day before, when it accused them of making bad decisions that will [...]

U.D.P.: MOE Has Already Failed with Safe Reopening of Schools

The United Democratic Party has issued a press release charging the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology has (Quote) “failed to support teachers and students during the pandemic” and [...]

N.C.F.C. Says Children’s Social Skills Affected by School Closures

The conversation surrounding the reopening of schools continues across the country. The National Commission for Families and Children says one of their main concerns is the effect of protracted school [...]

N.C.F.C. Says Monitoring Needed to Ensure Children’s Safe Return to School

Eli Romero, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at N.C.F.C, spoke of the importance of preparing children for the reopening of school. Romero also addressed the need for shared monitoring to ensure [...]

Listen to Children and Let Them Share Feelings about School Return

N.C.F.C. says the conversation surrounding the school reopening rarely takes into consideration the views and perspective of the children themselves.  Romero asserts that they may be facing a challenging time [...]

Can YouTube Turn the Tide for an Impoverished Belizean Family?

Social media influencers, much like their viewers, are always out for the next viral upload.  But can a widely circulated video help a destitute Belize City family to escape poverty?  [...]

Dismal Turnout for Police Association Elections

Voter turnout during Thursday’s election for a new executive of the Police Association of Belize was rather dismal.  There are approximately two thousand men and women enlisted in the Belize [...]

JTF-Bravo Conducts Disaster Response Exercise in Belize

A humanitarian and disaster relief exercise, led by the United States Southern Command, is underway in Ladyville.  Joint Task Force-Bravo, a unit based in Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, is [...]

Prison Aims for Zero Jailbreaks in 2022

The last prisoner escape in Belize was in October of 2020, when twenty-eight inmates of the Belize Central Prison sought freedom. They overpowered and relieved a few prison officers of [...]

Prison Population Down, But Overhead Expenses Up

The prison also recently got an adjustment on their contract last month. Murillo explained that under the previous contract, fourteen dollars was provided to feed and shelter each prisoner per [...]

Celebrating Success: KHMH Releases COVID-19 Video

As the pandemic drags on, it is easy to get depressed or feel the weight of the seemingly endless stream of warnings and even sorrow. But, today the Karl Heusner [...]

Quintana Roo to Enter Yellow Alert

With a new wave of Covid-19 infections now affecting almost every country, in Mexico, the state of Quintana Roo will institute its code yellow alert system beginning January tenth. The [...]

P.A.C.T Renews Management of B.N.C.F Endowment and Operational Funds

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust has renewed its agreement with the Belize Nature Conservation Foundation for the management of the endowment and operational Funds of the B.N.C.F. According to a [...]

Super Furia Named “Band of the Year”

The Super Furia band has been in existence for decades. It is well known for its energetic and captivating live performances, both among party goers and in family settings. However, [...]

Hubee Alvarez Released “Life Part 2”

Tonight, we leave you with a highlight of another Belizean talent spreading a message of positivity and peace through music. Huston “Hubee” Alvarez and his talented crew have released the [...]