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Marco Vidal Hands Himself in to Belmopan Police; No Charges Brought Against Him

Earlier today, former Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal visited the Belize Police Department.  He did so in the company of Senior Counsel Godfrey Smith, following a stop at an [...]

Home Affairs Minister Says Police Acted Swiftly Following Vidal Visit

This morning, Home Affairs Minister Kareem Musa was a guest on Open Your Eyes.  During his appearance on the morning show, Musa shared his view on what took place over [...]

Witness Intimidation and Witness Protection: What is Home Affairs Doing?

On the issue of witness intimidation, Minister Musa also spoke about witness protection programs that are being explored with other countries within the region, including Trinidad & Tobago.  First, he [...]

Passport Shortage Will be Rectified by Next Week

Passports – they’ve been in high demand ever since the new electronic system was introduced, but there’s a shortage of them at the Immigration Office, leaving many passport applicants questioning [...]

Belize Zeroes in on Migration, Food Security & Climate Change

Belize assumed the presidency of SICA from the Dominican Republic on January first, and there are several issues that Belize intends to zero in on during its six-month term. Minister [...]

Minister Eamon Courtenay: Condensed Milk from CARICOM Should Bear No Price Increase

Housewives and bakers who use condensed milk for pastries and sweetener will be happy to learn that the price you pay for a can of condensed milk should not increase, [...]

Bureau of Standards Chief: Inflated Condensed Milk Prices Should be Reported

Condensed milk is not an item under the price control regime, but if you find that the price of the condensed milk at your grocer is grossly inflated, you can [...]

Belmopan Fire Station Inaugurated Emergency Dispatch Centre

The U.S Embassy in Belize handed over one hundred and thirteen thousand dollars in furniture and equipment to the National Fire Service in Belmopan. The donation will be used to [...]

Belize City Fire Station Coming Says Minister Habet

The U.S Embassy has also committed to assist the Government of Belize with the construction of a Belize City Fire Station. Currently, fire personnel in Belize City are being housed [...]

Transit Belize – An App to Track Buses & Schedules for Students

Today, the Department of Youth Service revealed that it is about to launch an app in early February that will be able to track the location of buses and their [...]

CARSI FS Grants to Improve Anti-Human Trafficking and Transparency in Government Spending

The Central American Regional Security Initiative Economic Support Fund, through the United States Embassy in Belize, awarded four grants to organizations in Belize that are fighting human trafficking and improving [...]

Seaweed Farming – an Alternative, Economical Livelihood for Fishers

Over the weekend, the media travelled to Calabash Caye and were exposed to an alternative livelihood to reduce pressure on the traditional fisheries products. It’s a seaweed farming project by [...]

Forest Department Installs Surveillance Cameras off Boom Road to Detect Problem Jaguars’ Movements

On Wednesday, we brought you the story of Reina Garcia and her family who are losing pets and livestock to what she says are problem jaguars roaming in the area [...]

Belize Bank and American Express Enter Into Agreement to Process Transactions Locally

The Belize Bank Limited has signed an agreement with American Express to process American Express transactions within its merchant network.  This process became effective on January thirteenth.  The Belize Bank’s [...]

Justice for Laddie Foundation Hosting Youth for Change Symposium

On July fourteenth, 2021, fourteen-year-old Laddie Gillett was vacationing in Placencia when he was shot and killed by then police officer, Corporal Kareem Martinez. Martinez has since been dismissed from [...]