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Details on Charges against Former Ambassador Alexis Rosado

Disgraced senior diplomat Alexis Rosado is once again in the news tonight as more details around the charges of rape and aggravated assault are now being made public. Last Wednesday, [...]

Alexis Rosado’s resignation as Ambassador Will Have No Bearing on I.C.J. Case

While the police believe there is a case for Rosado to answer in a court of law, Prime Minister John Briceño says that Rosado’s resignation as Ambassador and co-agent on [...]

Police Seeks INTERPOL’s Assistance to Apprehend Former Minister of Works

Former Minister of Works, Rene Montero is still wanted by police, who have sought the intervention of Interpol to apprehend and arrest the erstwhile Cayo Central area representative to face [...]

PM Says the Churches Had Ample Time to Indicate They Wanted a Referendum

The churches seem to have gained momentum in their bid to push for a referendum on the topic of legalizing marijuana. It is a controversial issue that has garnered strong [...]

Devon Logan is Arrested for Fatal Stabbing of his Common-law Wife

Tracy Thompson was fatally stabbed by her common-law husband in Calcutta Village in the early hours of Friday morning. The incident followed an altercation the couple had earlier that night [...]

Tracy Thompson Refused to Press Charges on Her Abusive Husband

By all accounts, the couple seemed to have had a tumultuous relationship that often resulted in physical violence. Despite several reports being made in the wake of such altercations, Tracy [...]

Christon Roches is Wanted for Stabbing His Common-law Wife

Police are also seeking Honduran national Christon Roches for charges in connection with a stabbing incident involving his common-law wife Vanessa Reyes. The incident took place in Placencia Village last [...]

Did the System Fail Two Women Who Were Victims of Domestic Violence?

Last Friday, we reported on the murder of Tracy Thompson, a vicious act allegedly perpetrated by her common-law-husband. That was preceded by a similar incident over the Easter weekend. In [...]

Red Bank Murder: Man Stabbed during Altercation

A murder took place on Sunday evening in the village of Red Bank in southern Belize. It is reported that five persons were out socializing and drinking, but that quickly [...]

Still No Arrested in Roaring Creek Murder

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams also gave an update on the murder of Michael Clark, which occurred in Roaring Creek last Wednesday. The resident of the Another World area in [...]

Three Persons Are Shot on Handyside Street

Three persons, including a woman, who were standing on Handyside Street on Sunday night, were injured when a pair of gunmen on motorcycle opened fire on them. Carmen Canelo and [...]

ComPol Says Police Officer Wasn’t Choking Civilian in Seine Bight

A video showing a police officer purportedly manhandling a civilian in Seine Bight Village is causing outrage on social media. The incident happened over the weekend in front of a [...]

Belizean/American Visitor Busted with Illegal Lobster at P.G.I.A.

A Belizean/American visitor who was headed back to Los Angeles on Friday was busted at the Philip Goldson International Airport with a substantial quantity of illegal fisheries products in his [...]

Orange Walk Gets Upgraded Fire Station and Truck

It’s no secret that the country’s fire service had, over several years, deteriorated almost to a point of disrepair. In at least two of the municipalities, the ceilings were falling [...]

Coming Soon for Fire Service – Bowsers to Accompany Fire Trucks

As you just heard, the three fire trucks that government has acquired were purchased from the Calgary Fire Service in Canada, but many times the trucks we receive are donations, [...]

PM Clarifies Confusion over Fire Station Land

But while the National Fire Service is celebrating its strides, there is one issue that came up on Saturday that could have caused confusion. Anibal Martinez, a man who has [...]

CARICOM Leaders Seek Audience with Senior U.S. Representative in Financial Services to Discuss De-risking Impacts

CARICOM countries are contemplating alternatives they can use in light of the shrinking number of banking services that are now available with their U.S. counterparts. It began to affect many [...]

CARICOM Leaders Want U.S. Banks to Be Held Responsible to Provide Open Service to the Region

Prime Minister Briceño said that, in many instances, the U.S. financial officials were not aware of the plight that Caribbean banks were facing. He said that the banks introduced stringent [...]

Back to School for Third Term

Across the country, thousands of primary and secondary school students returned to their classrooms today, officially bringing to an end their Easter vacation. While they are settling into the final [...]

Operation Kingdom Gives Back to Barranco Students

On Saturday, the media was invited to accompany Miss Earth 2021 Destiny Wagner on a visit to her home village of Barranco. The visit, which was made possible through support [...]

Tourism Numbers Up to 75% of 2019 Figures

The tourism industry has been rebounding in the past few months, and over the Easter weekend, the number of flights touching down at the P.G.I.A. and the tourists across the [...]

A Strategic Plan to Get Tourism Numbers Up

So what’s the strategy to get those numbers up? Director Evan Tillett breaks down how that’s going to look.    Evan Tillett, Director of Tourism, B.T.B. “One of the things [...]

Tourism Director Speaks on Calls to Port and Cruise Ports

A delegation from Belize left the country to meet with cruise line representatives to further develop the cruise tourism industry in Belize. The cruise sector is said to have been [...]

PM Clarifies Intervention on Forestry License

While the media spoke with the prime minister, he clarified a report that he had placed pressure on forestry officers at the northern border to desist from enforcing international CITES [...]