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Security Guard Murdered in San Ignacio for His Gun

It is a crime that has been perpetrated a number of times before – a security officer leaves his family and the safety of his home to report to work [...]

Belmopan Residents Protest Police “Inaction” Regarding Six-year-old Double Murder

A group of about twenty-five persons gathered in Belmopan at seven this morning to hold a protest against the Belize Police Department, and more specifically, the Belmopan formation. The protestors [...]

A Toyota Hilux is Stolen During a Home Invasion in Unitedville

There was an aggravated burglary that took place in Unitedville earlier this week which resulted in the theft of a Toyota Hilux pickup.  Rolando Gonzalez reported to police that upon [...]

Five Men are Busted for Possession of an Unlicensed Shotgun

A group of five men was busted at a campsite in the Soldier Creek Reserve earlier today by police and personnel from the Forestry Department.  The men were found in [...]

Opposition Leader Criticizes PM Over Plant Importation Fiasco

Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow has weighed in on the controversy surrounding the importation of plants into the country, as well as phone calls that were made by Prime Minister John [...]

Can Belize be Sanctioned for Flouting CITES Regulations?

Notwithstanding the argument that Belize hasn’t passed into law any CITES-related legislation, the Leader of the Opposition says that as a signatory to the convention, Belize is still obligated to [...]

Forestry Officer Suspended for Failure to Act in a Professional Manner

Forestry officer Danny Chi remains on a five-day suspension after receiving a letter from C.E.O. in the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Doctor Kenrick Williams. It comes on the heels of [...]

Forestry Officer Claims He Never Hung Up on the PM

Was the Prime Minister being truthful about the forestry officer hanging up the phone on him? According to P.S.U. President Dean Flowers, the suspended officer was never on a phone [...]

P.S.U. Prez: Ministers Should Not Be Giving Instructions to Public Officers

The suspension was prompt and the P.S.U. President believes that Chi is being used as a scapegoat to detract from the identity of the importer and her relation to either [...]

Belize: Monarchy, Justice and a Future Republic?

The discussion on whether Belize can or will become a republic took center stage this morning during a forum hosted by the University of Belize. Presenters included Doctor Dylan Vernon, [...]

Ministry of Human Development Host a Women’s Meeting in Toledo

On Thursday, the Ministry of Human Development, Families and Indigenous People’s Affairs met with about seventy women at the Toledo Sports Complex. The women are from across the district and [...]

Feasibility Study to Be Conducted on Five of Belize’s Public Hospitals

Last September, the Ministry of Economic Development requested technical support for a non-refundable feasibility study on five of Belize’s public hospitals.  That study will be conducted after CABEI responded favorably [...]

Cost of LPG Goes Down

As of midnight on Thursday, the cost of liquefied petroleum gas went down a few cents. The Supplies Control Unit in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise released [...]

Basketball Player Suffers Serious Injury During All-star Weekend

Twenty-one-year-old Everald Tablada was seriously injured last weekend while participating in the all-star games hosted by the Ahmadiyya Basketball League.  The promising young athlete broke his leg while attempting a [...]

Alexander Evans to Compete in PanoGrama 2022

Well-known musical artist Alexander Evans is recognized for his talent in playing multiple instrument.  In the height of the COVID-19 lockdown, PanoGrama was formed – it is a platform for [...]

Ladyville Highlights is the highlight of Sabreena’s On the Bright Side.

Ladyville Highlights has earned a name for itself as a social media movement that aims to help as many Belizeans who are faced with economic hardships.  Popular on Facebook for [...]

Cabinet Says No to Increase in Cost of Sliced Bread

Government has rejected a recent proposal to increase the cost of sliced bread, despite a notice that was issued last week by the Association of Bakers informing retailers of an [...]

Brace Yourself – the Cost of Bread is Going Up!

It is inevitable; the cost of bread is going up. We have been reporting that some stores and bakers have been selling a sixteen-ounce pack of sliced bread at two [...]

Cost of Beans, Rice & Corn Likely to Go Up as Well

According to Minister Mai, rice farmers are also reaching out. This is because the acquisition cost of fertilizers, as well as increasing prices for fuel, triggered by the conflict between [...]

Agriculture Ministry Looking for Homegrown Solution for Farmers

With the cost of fertilizers going up, micro, small and medium scale farmers will have to seek a different route.  The Ministry of Agriculture is hitting the ground running, attempting [...]

Forestry Officer Suspended for Hanging up on PM; BAHA Employee under Investigation

A forestry officer remains on suspension tonight, after hanging up on Prime Minister John Briceño. The PM, who holds the highest office in the country, was inquiring about concerns being [...]

Did the Absence of CITES Law Compound Issue Involving Suspended Officer?

According to Minister Mai, the problem was never BAHA, as it is the authorized body to issue phytosanitary certificates in the country.  And that the suspended officer, who wasn’t even [...]

Did the PM or the Agriculture Minister Overstep?

Was it wrong for the PM and the Minister of Agriculture to call on a public officer to inquire about a situation? Here’s what the minister had to say:   [...]

The Churches are Prepared to Present 20,000 Signatures to G.G. Tzalam

Senator Moses Benguche, Bishop of the Methodist Church and head of the Belize Council of Churches, will be heading to Belize House on May third to present Governor General Froyla [...]

Will There Be a Cannabis Referendum?

Earlier today, the Bar Association of Belize also issued a comprehensive paper on marijuana legalization. While the document looks at the issue from several perspectives, it also outlined the concerns [...]