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Ladyville Teen Charged for Freddy Chicas’ Murder

Last Friday, the decomposing remains of Freddy Chicas was discovered in the vicinity of the Eight Mile Community. He was executed; shot once to the head. Today, police formally arrested [...]

An American National is Remanded for Living in Belize Illegally

Thirty-two-year-old Gregory Aaron Brown, an American national of Connecticut, says he arrived in Belize seeking asylum.  He was, however, busted for living in Belize illegally and was today brought before [...]

Belize’s Efforts to Deter Illegal Plane Landings Have Proved Effective

2021 was a record year for plane landings in Belize. At the time, it appeared as though illegal plane landings were occurring on a weekly basis across the country. In [...]

An Update on the Trade Licensing Bill

Today, the media caught up with Minister of Labour Oscar Requeña at a workshop on child labour – we’ll have that story later in the newscast. But we took the [...]

Belize Network of N.G.O.’s Writes to Prime Minister over N.P.O. Bill 2023

If you run or actively participate in a non-profit organization then you may want to keep a close eye on the government’s recently tabled Non-Profit Organization Bill 2023. The Belize [...]

Minster of Public Service Weighs In on Budget Ahead of Debate

A little over seventeen million dollars have been earmarked for recurrent expenditure in the Ministry of Public Service for the new fiscal year. That is close to four million dollars [...]

Are There Plans to De-Reserve Machaka Reserve?

Are there plans to de-reserve the Machaka Reserve in southern Belize? The simple answer is yes. The Machaka Forest Reserve is located in Toledo and is situated nearby Laguna and [...]

At Yemy Farm Belizeans Enjoy Farm Life and Fresh Produce

Tonight on Belize on Reel, we visit a family-owned farm in the Belize District that continues to grow in popularity for a variety of meat produce being delivered to your [...]

Peacework Belize and Taiwan ICDF Empowers 50 Women During Skills Training

A group of fifty women is now better equipped to launch their own business ventures following an eight-week skills training course. Peace Work Belize and the Taiwan International Cooperation and [...]

Briceño Administration’s Free Education Program Heading South

Last year, the Briceño administration piloted a free education program on south side Belize City.  It was a campaign promise under the People’s United Party’s PlanBelize manifesto. Today, Toledo West [...]

65 Youths Complete Journey to Freedom Healing Course at Tubal Vocational Institute

The Journey to Freedom healing program has been gaining momentum in several Belize City high schools, as it caters to at-risk youths. Already, at least three Belize City high schools, [...]

L.I.U. Partners with Tubal to Provide Skills Training to Socially-Excluded Population

The Leadership Intervention Unit, in partnership with Tubal Trade and Vocational Institute in Ladyville, today graduated a cohort of over eighty-one men and women who will now have the opportunity [...]

Child Labour Training to Build Capacity of Frontline Workers

Today, at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City, the Ministry of Labour held a seminar for frontline workers from across various ministries. The child labour training seeks to develop the [...]

Child Labour Primarily in the Agricultural Sector

But what are the statistics?  Well, as has been reported, the data shows that child labour is primarily found within the agricultural sector.    Oscar Requeña, Minister of Labour “We [...]

Sixty Thousand Orange Walk Residents Expected to Benefit from N.H.I. Program

During his 2023 budget presentation on Friday, Prime Minister John Briceño announced that seven million dollars have been earmarked for the expansion of the National Health Insurance program in Orange [...]

N.H.I. Services in Orange Walk Put Out to Tender

Prior to the Prime Minister’s announcement, N.H.I. services for Orange Walk were put out to tender. And, according to Doctor Figueroa, tenders from at least five clinics in five different [...]

Coming Soon: Punta Rebels in Concert

The last time the original Punta Rebels Band performed as a collective it was about twenty-five years ago, but the promoter of a Punta Rebels concert scheduled for this Saturday [...]