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Police Look for Leads in Murder of Tyrone King

Another young Belize City man is dead after he was targeted at his place of residence in the Lake Independence area of Belize City. The police have not spared much [...]

Man Found Guilty of Uncle’s Murder; His Friend Is Also Convicted

A man was found guilty this afternoon of the murder of his uncle, and he will be sentenced later this month along with a friend who was also convicted of [...]

A Phishing Scam Targeted at Unsuspecting Belizeans

There’s a public warning being issued tonight from the financial sector about a phishing scam that’s targeting Belizeans. The fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies, [...]

Beware of Phishing Scams on Social Media

According to Ruta, customers are often ensnared when attempting to check their bank accounts online, after realizing that they had shared key information on the phony website.   Agata Ruta, [...]

Tourism Minister Weighs in on Proposed Minimum Wage

On Tuesday evening, we began our comprehensive look at the proposed minimum wage adjustment and the process that is being undertaken to introduce a phased-in approach to the new five [...]

Chamber of Commerce Supports Gradual Minimum Wage Increase

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is also represented on a government-appointed taskforce to carry out the minimum wage adjustment.  BCCI President Marcello Blake sits on the taskforce and [...]

Curtailing the Rising Cost of Fuel

Last night we told you about the increase in the price of premium gasoline which now stands at over seventeen dollars per gallon. Today, we took to the streets of [...]

GOB Commits to Holding Regular Gas and Diesel Prices at Current Levels

The Government of Belize has committed to continue keeping diesel and regular gasoline prices at their current levels. In a release issued today, G.O.B. reiterated the various steps it says [...]

Toledo Alcaldes Association Fires Back at GOB Over Land Rights Statement

The Toledo Alcaldes Association has responded to the statement issued by government on Tuesday regarding concerns being raised by private landowners in Toledo District. The issue arises out of fear [...]

Belize Outpacing the Region in Tourism Resurgence

During the first five months of 2022, one hundred and fifty thousand tourists have entered Belize via the international airport; about twenty thousand through our two main land border crossings [...]

Cruise Lines Want to Increase Port Calls to Belize

The COVID pandemic brought the cruise tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. To secure the health of the country, Belize implemented strict protocols and we were able to [...]

Belize Wants to Attract Mexico, Central America & Caribbean Travelers

Just last week, we reported on a visit to Belize by tourism officials from Mexico. The delegation was headed by Mexico’s Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco Marquez, who met with [...]

Improving the Ease of Access to Belize; a Direct Flight from the UK?

Speaking about airlifts into Belize, airline companies have resumed their routes to the Jewel; Air Alaska recently announced increasing their capacity into Belize and there have been up to twenty-seven [...]

Travel/Tourism Insurance to be Become Optional

The mandatory tourism insurance for entering Belize has seen travelers pay eighteen U.S. dollars for coverage for incidentals. It was specifically set for visitors who would be left with hotel [...]

Basic First-Aid Course for Children

ABC Life Support will be hosting a basic first aid course for children ages eight to fifteen- years- old.  The program is scheduled for July twenty-second, from eight a.m. until [...]

Little Girl Needs Help to Undergo Surgery

A five-year-old child needs your help in order to undergo a life-saving surgery at the K.H.M.H. Kimara McGregor was born with hydrocephalus, which is a build-up of water on the [...]

If You Can Help, Contact Rebecca Nicholson

Nicholson says after the allergic reaction, Kimara now needs to have the shunt in her head replaced. The life-saving procedure and the accompanying therapy and time already spent receiving treatment [...]

Forty Third Regular Meeting of CARICOM HOG

The Forty-Third Regular Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government ended with a press conference on Tuesday.  Prime Minister John Briceno handed over the chairmanship of CARICOM to President Chan Santohki [...]

CARICOM Heads of Government Removes Non-Tarrif Barriers on Inter- Regional Trade

President Santohki also spoke on the decision taken by CARICOM’s Heads of Government as it pertains to the region’s agri-food agenda and the free movement of skilled laborers within the [...]