Belize - Belize News - - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » January, 2023 You are currently browsing entries posted in: January, 2023

Are Immediate Relatives of Rodwell Ferguson Sr. Strong-arming Farmers’ Lands in Stann Creek West?

Tensions are brewing in the Stann Creek West constituency over a swath of land that covers a hundred and twenty-five acres. The tract is divided into equal parts among five [...]

Expert Witnesses Appear in Day 4 of Manslaughter Trial

The manslaughter trial of former police Corporal Kareem Martinez continues before Justice Antoinette Moore in the Dangriga Supreme Court. The final three witnesses took the stand today, officially entering into [...]

Did Laddie’s Shooting Go Against Policy Manual?

There have been questions about the standard procedures that are to be exercised by officers when responding to reports, as well as the policy for officers to discharge their weapons. [...]

Laddie’s Family Comments Ahead of Visit to Shooting Scene

Laddie’s father, Emil Bradley, is a former police officer and believes that the fourteen-year-old and his friend, Thomas Palacio, were being profiled in this incident.  This opinion aside, on Wednesday, [...]

Meet Retired Col. George Lovell, Vying for the Post of U.D.P. Standard Bearer for Belmopan

He is one of three candidates vying for the post of U.D.P. Standard Bearer for the Belmopan constituency, and his name, like those of former Minister John Saldivar and sales [...]

Animal Medical Centre Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Celebrating twenty-five years is a milestone that many couples and businesses only dream of, but in Belize, the Animal Medical Centre has made so much of an impact on the [...]

Henry Anderson Moves Over From D.F.C Chair to General Manager

On February first, the Development Finance Corporation, D.F.C., will have a new general manager, but the man who is succeeding Sandra Goff is no stranger to the financial institution. In [...]

Price of L.P.G. On the Rise

The National Gas Company Limited is signaling an increase in L.P.G. prices. A release from the National Gas Company Limited says that L.P.G. prices saw a downward trend to a [...]

B.A.C. 20 Peace Exhibit Opens at Image Factory

An art exhibit showcasing the works of Raymond “Naphty” Jones is set to open on Wednesday at the Image Factory in Belize City.  But tonight, we look at the cultural [...]

Belize Gets Ready for MICS7

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Government of Belize, UNICEF and the Statistical Institute of Belize, commencing the seventh round of the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey.  It [...]

MICS7 to Kick Off in Late 2023

The M.O.U. was signed by Doctor Osmond Martinez, Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Economic Development and Diana Castillo-Trejo, Director General of S.I.B.  The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey will [...]

One Man Charged for Weekend Stabbing of Indian Businessman

Twenty-two-year-old Robert Lamb was arraigned and remanded to the Belize Central Prison earlier today after being charged with attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm, dangerous harm and robbery.  [...]

Shane Bradley to Stand Trial for Murder

In August 2021, Shane Bradley was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder prior to being detained for murder.  Earlier today, a preliminary inquiry commenced before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser who [...]

Benny’s Hurricanes Looking to Win Third B.E.B.L. Title

On Monday night, we told you about the return of the Belize Elite Basketball League. During the opening weekend, three teams came out on top. The Benny’s Hurricanes is one [...]

Akeem Augustine’s Family is Confident in Identity of Dismembered Body

On Friday, we reported on the discovery of a dismembered body in the vicinity of Jane Usher Boulevard. Tonight, the family of a missing Belize City resident has come forward [...]

Authorities Yet to Confirm Identity of Body Found on Friday

And, while Augustine’s family is confident that the discovered human remains are his, today Assistant Commissioner of Police Hilberto Romero told reporters that authorities are yet to confirm an identity. [...]

Belize City Bids Farewell to William Dawson

This afternoon at the Mexico Sports Center in Belize City, dozens of mourners, including government officials, the brass of the Belize Police Department, as well as members of various Belize [...]

Day Three of the Manslaughter Trial in Shooting Death of Laddie Gillett

Late this evening, just before five p.m., day three of the trial against former Corporal of Police Kareem Martinez resumed. Three more witnesses were called to the stand by the [...]

A Virtual Session of the Court on a Saturday

In an effort to dispose of the case as quickly as possible, on Saturday, January twenty-eighth, Justice Antoinette Moore held a virtual court proceeding. It is not common, but it [...]

Manslaughter Proceedings Going to the Beach Where Deadly Shooting Occurred

At the end of today’s proceedings, Justice Moore informed the defense and attorneys for the crown that she would like to take Wednesday’s session to the location where the incident [...]

Amnesty Project Revisits Belize District as Application Period Winds Down

There are less than four weeks to go before the three-month extension period for the amnesty program expires and the folks at the helm of that project have been busy [...]

UNICEF Supports Host Communities of Irregular Migrants

Aside from the assistance that UNICEF provides the migrants in their application process, the organization also supports the communities where these migrants and refugees live. UNICEF’s Country Representative, Alison Parker [...]

UNICEF’S Work in Belize Continues in Five Critical Areas

But aside from the assistance that UNICEF provides for migrant hubs and the communities where irregular migrants make their home, the organization has been investing in key areas in other [...]

A Task Force to Revive Belize’s Shrimp Industry

Early Mortality Syndrome, or EMS, is one of the main reasons why the local shrimp industry shrank by eighty percent over the last decade. But, a newly established task force [...]

Export Market Ready for Belize’s Shrimp

According to O’Brien, a revived shrimp industry can take advantage of several export markets, including Taiwan, whose government has already expressed interest in purchasing Belize’s shrimp. O’Brien noted that of [...]