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Hopkins Day is Marred by Another Mass Shooting

What began as a cheerful observance of Hopkins Day ended in bloody mayhem, as bodies were strewn across the dance floor inside a nightclub and injured patrons were being carried [...]

Ministry of Home Affairs Speaks on Mass Shooting Event

In the wake of the deadly shooting the Government of Belize, along with several other organizations, including the National Garifuna Council and the National Commission for Families and Children, issued [...]

Noah Moro Gunned Down During Anniversary Weekend in Hopkins Village

The family of twenty-three-year-old Noah Moro is grieving his tragic demise. What was meant to be a happy anniversary weekend in Hopkins Village for Moro and his girlfriend ended in [...]

Nightclub Owner Under Investigation After Deadly Hopkins Day Shooting

Tonight, the proprietor of the nightclub where the tragic mass shooting took place over the weekend is under intense fire.  He is being investigated for a number of violations that [...]

Michael Meighan Turns Himself in; Says He Innocent of Murder

Belize City police are continuing their investigation into the murder of former P.I.V. boss, Darien Banks.  The Oleander Street resident was slain last Monday when someone took aim at him [...]

State of Emergency Declared to Quell Gang Flare-up in Lake-I

Thirty-one young men, described by police as active gang members in the Lake Independence area, have been locked away at the Belize Central Prison for the next thirty days.  Those [...]

Another Suspected Drug Plane Lands Near Crique Sarco Village

A suspected drug plane, one of two aircrafts originating from South America on Saturday, touched down in a remote area of southern Belize on Sunday morning.  The double engine plane [...]

Kareem Musa Says Proposed Cannabis Industry Is Cash Industry

Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries, Kareem Musa, also responded to questions on the now stalled Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Control and Licensing Bill 2022. As we reported, [...]

Five Million Dollar Cannabis Referendum, Too Hefty a Price to Pay for a High

But, according to Minister Musa, the Government of Belize’s primary reason for putting a pause on the cannabis legislation is the five million dollar price tag attached to the execution [...]

Amnesty 2022 Sees First Group of Applicants

The Ministry of Immigration held a soft launch of its Amnesty 2022 program today in Belmopan. Over six thousand applicants have made appointments with the ministry, since July first. Today, [...]

Eight Criteria for Amnesty 2022 Applicants

We also heard from Doctor Gilroy Middleton, the C.E.O in the Department of Immigration. He explained that upon completion of the process at the Immigration office in Belmopan, each applicant [...]

Bishop Lawrence Nicasio Receiving Treatment for Cancer

Roman Catholic Bishop Lawrence Nicasio is tonight recovering at Regina Cleri, a home for retired priests in the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri, after he was diagnosed with cancer. A [...]

Bishop Nicasio Recovering and in Good Spirits

Father Noel Leslie is one of three senior priests who will be assisting with Bishop Nicasio’s desk while he is away. Father Leslie says that the bishop is in good [...]

Belize Network of NGOs Names New Board of Directors

The Belize Network of N.G.O.s has named a new Board of Directors, one week after it was officially incorporated under the Companies Act. Doctor Elma Kay, Managing Director of the [...]

Appointment of New Chairperson of NCFC

The Ministry of Human Development, Families and Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has announced the appointment of a new Chairperson of the National Commission for Families and Children. That individual is Maria [...]

InfoSegura Invests in Belize’s Future Crime Intelligence Architecture

The U.S. Embassy in Belize is partnering with the Ministry of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries to enhance Belize’s national security and strengthen inter-agency crime-data sharing through the Belize [...]

Peacework and the U.S. Embassy Launch a Media Literacy Program

Today at the Holy Redeemer Credit Union Conference Room, the U.S. Embassy and Peacework Belize launched MediaSmart, a three-month training program that will be piloted in four high schools in [...]