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Public Discharge to Honor William Dawson; ComPol Not Pleased

Last night, we began our newscast by reporting on the shocking death of William Dawson. The now deceased chairman of the Leadership Intervention Unit was known for his unique role [...]

The Eve of the Manslaughter Trial for Laddie Gillett’s Shooting Death

It’s the eve of the commencement of the manslaughter trial for former Police Corporal Kareem Martinez in Dangriga. It’s the jurisdiction where eighteen months ago, on July fourteenth, 2021, fourteen-year-old [...]

N.F.S.S. & Police Department Working to Identify Human Remains

There have been a number of persons that have been reported missing and are presumed dead.  Earlier this week, on Monday afternoon, the skeletal remains of a male were discovered [...]

ComPol on Missing Belize City Men

Leon Ortiz, Christopher Sosa, Kyle Latchman and Akeem Augustine – these are the names of four Belize City men who have been reported missing; Ortiz from June of last year, [...]

Belisle/Ramnarace Family Can Select Attorney or Investigator to Supervise Investigation

The Belize Police Department is open to the idea of having the Belisle/Ramnarace families select an attorney or police officers to act as a liaison between them and investigators.   Both, [...]

Female Police Recruit Charged for Cyber Offense

Twenty-three-year-old Shania Dominguez, a recruit with the Belize Police Department, has been charged under the Cyber Crime Act.  It is alleged that the resident of Biscayne Village, who appeared unrepresented [...]

Rival Gang Members Make Peace in Court

Members of rival Belize City gangs called a truce in court earlier today after they chose not to proceed with criminal charges against each other.  Esmir Garrido, a convicted member [...]

ComPol on Police Prison Vans; Will It Be Replaced?

Remember Derrick Uh? He is the twenty-year-old Cristo Rey villager who died inside the back of a police prisoner van in Corozal back in August of last year. There was [...]

Minister of Disaster Risk Management: Area Reps Will Have to Help Villages with No Fire Engines

On Monday, two families in Seine Bight Village lost everything they owned when a fire mysteriously started in a bedroom of one of the houses and spread quickly through the [...]

The Healthy Business of Coconut Water

Coconut water, it’s the latest craze in the local beverage industry. Referred to as Mother Nature’s Gatorade, coconut water contains a variety of nutrients that provide a number of health [...]

Vegetable Farmers Meet to Discuss 2022/2023 Crop Production

Vegetable producers from across the country met this morning in Belmopan for the National Vegetable Stakeholders Meeting.  The annual session addressed the current status of the national vegetable crop production [...]

Farmers Raise Concerns About Vegetable Crops

The role of the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation is to assist farmers with promoting and selling their produce.  Participating in this dialogue allows BMDC to understand what quantities of [...]

New Lab Spaces for Histopathology & Toxicology at the National Forensic Science Service

In Belize, there are approximately fifty forensic practitioners. In the forensic lab there are fifteen, five in the medical examiner’s office and in the scenes of crime unit, there are [...]

Department of Local Government Responds to Town Boundary Dispute in the West

The Department of Local Government is resuming activities to complete a municipal boundaries delineation exercise that began in 2012. According to a government release, seven of the nine municipalities are [...]

Consumer Prices Up 6.7% in December 2022

Across the country, consumers experienced an inflation rate of six point seven percent on the cost of goods and services in December 2022.  That is according to the All-items Consumer [...]

Addressing Climate Change and Health Issues Through a Campaign

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre today launched a campaign for students in Belmopan on climate change and how it impacts health. The campaign, which will involve a variety of [...]

Anti-Microbial Competition Winners Announced

Microbial disease – it’s not something we hear of every day if you’re a lay person, but it is a very real health issue that can affect us all. So [...]

Preparing for a Mechanism for the Loss and Damage Fund Heading into COP 28

Earlier, we heard how much climate change can impact the health of our people if we keep emitting greenhouse gases that are depleting our ozone layer. Belize is among the [...]