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Mexican President Visits Belize; Multiple Agreements Signed

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is on his return to Mexico, following a tour of several Central American countries and Cuba. The Mexican president met with government leaders from Guatemala, [...]

History in the Making: Sembrando Vida to Boost Productive Sector

One government official who was elated about the opportunities for farmers and improving food security was Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise Jose Abelardo Mai. Just last week, Minister [...]

PM On Inflation: “It is not…being done by our government”

The cost of living continues to increase with the rise in prices of several basic items over the last year. According to the Statistical Institute of Belize, prices for basic [...]

PM Defends Minister Musa and ComPol Williams

Prime Minister John Briceño also weighed in on the opposition’s call for the Minister of Home Affairs and the Commissioner of Police to resign. PM Briceño argues that Minister Musa [...]

Kareem Musa Responds to Repeated Call for Resignation

In response to the opposition’s repeated call for his resignation, Kareem Musa, the Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries, says Belizeans have been able to see the results [...]

Cabinet Supports Democratic Process towards Writ of Referendum

The Church’s effort to gather twenty thousand signatures in an attempt to trigger a writ of referendum on the Cannabis Bill is remarkable and good for democracy says Kareem Musa, [...]

“Weed Is Not Going Anywhere”, Minister Musa

Weed, says Minister Musa, is a normal part of life, and it is not going anywhere. In his justification for the legalization of the industry, he pointed to the economic [...]

A.C.P. Vidal Approved for Early Retirement

A.C.P. Marco Vidal is going on early retirement. On Friday, the Governor General of Belize approved his application for early retirement. The Department is now in talks with his attorney [...]

Investigation Into ACP Vidal Yielded “Minor Infractions”

In his comments on the ACP Marco Vidal investigation, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams revealed that there were infractions uncovered, but that they were of an administrative nature and only [...]

What About the Police Ammunition Issued to Corporal Nah?

Viewers may recall that Corporal Elmer Nah, a former member of ACP Vidal’s team, was charged with keeping unlicensed ammunition after he was busted with over one hundred rounds at [...]

El Salvador Gang Members Fleeing to Belize; Arrested in Cayo District

MS-13 gang members are fleeing to Belize after a crackdown on gangs in El Salvador by its president, Nayib Bukele. President Bukele’s administration has been detaining gang members and putting [...]

A Thief is Shot by Police During Exchange of Gunfire

A foiled burglary at a nightclub on the Philip Goldson Highway over the weekend has resulted in one of several thieves being shot. Belize City police responded to the Titanic [...]

An Attempt on Frank Augustine’s Life in Seine Bight

There was also an attempt on the life of a villager in Seine Bight over the weekend. Frank Augustine was injured when someone shot him while he attempted to enter [...]

Still No Arrest in Vanessa Reyes’ Stabbing

An all-points bulletin remains in effect for the capture of Christon Rocha who is wanted by police for stabbing his former common-law wife Vanessa Reyes in Placencia during the Easter [...]

Specialized Units Deployed to Belize City to Address Gang Violence

The Belize Police Department recently deployed a number of specialized units into Belize City as a means of address in gang-related violence in the Old Capital. Among them is the [...]

Too Much Liquor License Extension

Liquor license extensions are creating a problem for police enforcement in Belize City. According to ComPol Williams, extension approvals are being granted to several establishments within the city without police [...]

Cubans Wanting Amnesty to Find Out Their Fate around Month’s End

The seven Cubans who wanted to seek amnesty in Belize will know their fate around the end of the month. That is how long it will take the two sides [...]

At Least Thirty-five People Killed in Cuban Explosion; Belizeans There are Safe

A powerful explosion at a luxury hotel in Cuba on Friday has reduced an entire section of the building to rubble, killing at least thirty-five people, and leaving twenty hospitalized [...]

MarAlliance, Fifteen Years of Rehabilitating the Shark Population in Belize

They are considered ferocious predators and are often depicted as just that in films. But, to MarAlliance, sharks are the heartbeat of the ocean and, as a result, must be [...]

Rodwell Ferguson Visits Silk Caye

Stann Creek West Area Representative Rodwell Ferguson journeyed to Silk Caye over the weekend at the invitation of Placencia residents who are concerned about the degradation of the island.  Silk [...]

SPRITE Live Life Basketball Tournament, an Intervention for Rivaling Gangs

The Ministry of Home Affairs, in partnership with Sprite, officially opened its SPRITE Live Life Basketball Youth Tournament 2022, on Saturday. The competition is seeing participation from fifteen teams across [...]

No Fee for Minors and/or Individuals Using Sporting Facilities

In the wake of the stabbing death of footballer Chris Rodriguez by the caretaker of the Norman Broaster Stadium in San Ignacio, the National Sports Council of Belize has issued [...]

Tradewinds 2022 Officially Begins

Prime Minister John Briceño was present at the launch of the multinational defense exercise Tradewinds 2022, on Saturday in Ladyville Village. The two-week exercise will see one thousand, eight hundred [...]

First Tropical Wave for Hurricane Season Detected off African coast

It’s not June yet, but the first tropical wave was detected over the weekend in what weather experts are calling an early 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season. But while the hurricane [...]

Belize’s Oldest Woman Passes Away

Tonight we note the passing of Belize’s oldest woman. Earlier today, our newsroom was informed that Leonora Patnett whom we have covered for several years since turning one hundred, passed [...]