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Stake Bank Goes Tit for Tat with Portico Over Definitive Agreement

There is a war of words being waged by the principals of two cruise port projects in Belize and the back-and-forth via press releases continues to reveal the intricacies of [...]

B.W.S. Addresses Water Issues on Placencia Peninsula

Two thousand dollars a day, that’s the cost of trucking potable water from Dangriga and Riversdale to Placencia.  It is a bill that Belize Water Services is currently footing to [...]

B.W.S. Says Several Projects are Underway to Properly Service Placencia

Belize Water Services is presently in the initial phase of executing several projects to improve the supply of water to Placencia, as well as other communities along the peninsula.  With [...]

Happy End To a Missing Principal’s Report

In most cases, when an adult goes missing, the story ends in tragedy for their loved ones.  But in this case, we’re happy to report that a woman who was [...]

Argument Between Security Guards Ends with Charge for Death Threat

A heated exchange of words between a pair of security guards employed at the same workplace has resulted in twenty-eight-year-old Julian Logan being charged with issuing a death threat.  Logan [...]

Prison’s Medical Clinic Draws International Attention

The Belize Central Prison has been selected as one of eight entries in a global competition to present a paper on COVID-19 at an international scientific conference on the work [...]

Kolbe C.E.O: Having Law Enforcers as Inmates Poses No Security Threat at Prison

Over the past months, there have been two B.D.F soldiers that were remanded to the Belize Central Prison and on Monday, it was a former policeman who was sentenced to [...]

Business Bouncing Back at Belize Central Prison

The prison population is currently a thousand and fifty and the facility is constantly looking at ways to cut costs and earn income to help feed its population, which in [...]

An Ideal Incubator for Belize’s Many Musical Talents

In tonight’s episode of Kolcha Tuesday, we focus on a young Belizean music producer who has been making waves across the Caribbean for his skills inside the studio.  We visited [...]

Belize Lacks Psychosocial Support Services in Cases of Fatal RTAs

Last week, we reported on a double fatality as a result of a road traffic accident near the Beaver Dam Bridge in the Cayo District. And there have been reports [...]

What Happened to Breathalyzers, Speed Guns Donated Back in 2021?

In July of 2021, we reported on a donation of sixteen speed guns and twenty-six breathalyzers with five thousand mouthpieces to the Department of Transport. Back then, the equipment was [...]

Information is Power in Disaster Risk Reduction

Science and technology are connecting communities across the world with game-changing approaches to disaster risk reduction. The first pillar of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction states that disaster [...]

Building Resilient Schools Infrastructure Across the Caribbean

We also spoke with Doctor Samuel about the responses promoted by the initiative in the event that a school is destroyed by a natural disaster. He also touched on the [...]

A Training to Prevent, Respond to Gender-based Violence During Health Emergencies

Today, the Pan American Health Organization began a training of trainers on the prevention and response to gender-based violence during health emergencies. The workshop seeks to train frontline healthcare workers [...]

F.F.B. Prez Sergio Chuc is Appointed to CONCACAF Council

On Saturday, the thirty-eight CONCACAF Ordinary Congress was held in Antigua, Guatemala with delegates from its forty-one member associations, council members and guests from the global football community. While the [...]

Sergio Chuc’s Plan for Belize, Region as Member of CONCACAF Council

With his new post, Sergio Chuc was asked about his plans for Belize and the region when it comes to further developing the sport. Here’s what he had to say. [...]

Frank “Animal” Garcia is Murdered Inside His Dangriga Home

An early morning murder took place in Dangriga today and claimed the life of Frank Garcia, who also goes by the nickname “Animal.” Garcia was inside his house in the [...]

Still No Arrests for Roaring Creek Murder of Dane Matute Jr.

Last Wednesday, there was a shooting incident in Roaring Creek Village that claimed the life of fifteen-year-old Dane Matute Junior. The high school student was among a group of teenagers [...]

Hattieville Principal Goes Missing

Where is Hattieville Primary School Principal Sharlette Jacobs? She was last seen around eight-thirty this morning and has not been seen or heard from since. The Belize Police Department has [...]

Police Intercept Thief in School Burglary

Since the beginning of this year, there have been several reports of schools being targeted by thieves. Last week, two schools were burglarized, in Corozal and Belize City, and then [...]

Still No Closure; Latchman Family, Police Continue to Search

Over the weekend, the family of Kyle Latchman were out in the Port Loyola area searching for closure after they received information to suggest that his body was disposed of [...]

Former Cop Sentenced to Three Years for Drug Trafficking

Former Police Constable Dion Bellini has been sentenced to three years in prison after being found guilty of drug trafficking.  The conviction comes a little over two years following a [...]

Seventeen-year-old Minor Arraigned for Murder of Emert Flowers

A male minor, age seventeen, is the second suspect to have been charged with the murder of Emert Flowers who was gunned down at his residence on Racecourse Street on [...]

Former Coast Guard Keyren Tzib is Remanded to Prison

Former Coast Guard officer Keyren Tzib is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after failing to appear in court.  Tzib was detained by police on February twenty-third when she [...]

Small Bus Operators in the North Raise Concerns about Merging with Bigger Companies

It was one of several points discussed at last week’s meeting between the Belize Bus Association executive and a Ministry of Transport team, in an effort to upgrade the transport [...]