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Fausto Teck is Arraigned for Murder

Fausto Teck was arraigned on a single charge of murder this morning, in the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court for the stabbing death of Chris Rodriguez. Today, family and friends of [...]

Body of Elderly Man Found in Bullet Tree

The body of a Caucasian man was found on Thursday in Bullet Tree Village, Cayo. The elderly person was found lying on his side in a sofa in a house [...]

Cubans Testify in Human Rights Case against State

Today, the case of the seven Cubans who are on remand and waiting to hear their fate was called to order before Supreme Court Justice Lisa Shoman. The Cubans all [...]

Deandre Guiffaro Sentenced to 15 Years for Manslaughter

He was among the twenty-eight prisoners who escaped from the Belize Central Prison in October of 2020, and was one of the first five to be apprehended near mile twenty-five [...]

A New Bill will Give Rise to the High Court

The House of Representatives is scheduled to meet next Friday. Among the bills that will be introduced for first reading is the Senior Courts Bill which, once passed, will allow [...]

Where Will Money Come from for Judicial Changes?

The proposed changes which are likely to become enacted in the months ahead will come at a cost to government. A new building will be needed to house the various [...]

Judiciary Will Expand the Bench; a New Judge to be Sworn In

The judiciary will be expanding the bench with a new judge taking an oath of office on May ninth. Along with a new justice will be a master, an officer [...]

New Chief Justice will Sit in Both Courts

Acknowledging that there have been serious concerns with backlogs in the upper courts, the duality of the Chief Justice will allow for the presiding judge to sit on matters in [...]

AMLO Visits Belize and Meets with PM Briceño

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is arriving in Belize on Saturday, May seventh for an official visit during which he will meet with Prime Minister John Briceño. The sixty-fifth [...]

Belize Co-Hosting Tradewinds 2022

Tradewinds 2022 will be held from May seventh to the twenty-first and will see approximately one thousand; eight hundred military men from twenty nations across the Caribbean and elsewhere converge [...]

Strengthening Capacity of Countries to Intercept Transnational Crimes

Aside from strengthening partnership within the region, chief among the objectives is to expand the region’s capacity to mitigate, plan for and respond to crises, including transnational crimes such as [...]

Health Protocols in Place for Tradewinds 2022

SOUTHCOM Director Kevin Bostick also spoke about safety protocols for the one thousand, nine hundred military personnel who will be participating in the exercise. In 2020, Tradewinds was cancelled due [...]

Government and International Funding Agencies Hold Development Partners Forum

The first Development Partners Forum, marking the start of government’s effort to establish a transparent mechanism for collaboration with its development partners, was held today in Placencia Village. The event [...]

How Will You Be Celebrating Mother’s Day

It is two days away from Mother’s Day and today, downtown Belize City was bustling with shoppers making those last minute purchases for the number one woman in their lives. [...]

Mayor Issues Gifts to Councilors for Mother’s Day

Speaking about finding that perfect gift for your mother, Mayor Bernard Wagner today issued mother’s day gifts to those women city councilors who are mothers. He shares that while his [...]

Downtown Super Sale is Back for Mother’s Day Weekend

It was conceived out of the idea of making the city competitive in its products and to encourage residents to buy at home instead of heading over the border to [...]

MarAlliance: The Unsung Heroes of Marine Conservation in Belize

MarAlliance has been carrying out research on various shark species for the last fifteen years across the nation’s waters.  Currently, the organization is conducting its studies off Halfmoon Caye, located [...]

Belize Audubon Society Partners With MarAlliance in Marine Conservation

MarAlliance’s shark research is a team effort involving several partner agencies like the Belize Audubon Society. We spoke with Marty Alvarez, the Marine Protected Area Manager at the Belize Audubon [...]

National Fire Service and Southern Emergency Services Sign M.O.U.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today between the National Fire Service and Southern Emergency Services near Hopkins Village. The agreement seeks to provide wholesome coverage to Hopkins for fire [...]

The Saga of Saving Animals in San Pedro

Tonight on the Bright Side, Sabreena traveled to Ambergris Caye where she visited an animal rescue shelter in San Pedro. If you are a dog lover, the following story is [...]