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Exhibit Keeper Charged with Negligent Harm for Marijuana-laced Candy

There is major development in the case of the weed laced candies that hospitalized several children on Tuesday. National Exhibit Keeper for the Belize Police Department, Mario Bustillos, has been [...]

LOO Wants MoE to Prevent a Repeat of Schoolchildren Being Exposed to Tainted Snacks

While the exhibit keeper will have his day in court over his alleged involvement in exposing the edibles back to the public, today, Leader of the Opposition Moses “Shyne” Barrow [...]

Shyne Barrow Says the Minister and the Commissioner of Police Should Retire

And Barrow said it is because of incidents like what happened with the tainted snacks reaching the public and worse, schoolchildren why he feels that the Minister of Home Affairs [...]

School Vendors to be Closely Monitored Following Cannabis Candy Incident

Cabinet has received a full update on the cannabis candies that affected several Belize City primary school students. Cabinet has urged the Minister of Home Affairs, Kareen Musa, to exert [...]

Man Shot Dead in Belize City on Thursday Night

The crime wave, at least in the Belize District, has taken off again, with three murders in two days, two of them occurring only seven hours apart on Thursday. The [...]

Late Evening Shooting in the King’s Park Area

A man died late this evening following a shooting incident in the King’s Parks area of Belize City. The victim has been identified as thirty-year-old Charles Canton. Canton was found [...]

Accused Murderer Wanted in Belize Caught in Guatemala

A fugitive wanted by the Belize Police Department was caught by authorities in Guatemala this morning. Twenty-one-year-old Sergio Pineda was arrested by Guatemalan police following an armed attack in Río [...]

Shyne on Boledo: I’m Concerned about What Canceling the Boledo Contract Signals to Investors

The government’s decision to cancel the Brads’ Gaming Group Limited Boledo contract has taken centre stage as people who have patronized the game for the past decades will have to [...]

Belizeans have Mixed Reviews over Suspension of Boledo

Boledo and Sunday Lottery are an integral part of Belizean culture. There are Facebook pages dedicated to rake interpretations, a book written on picking the winning number and many superstitions [...]

Shyne Barrow Explains Faber’s Reentry as Collet Standard Bearer

Earlier in the news we heard from the Leader of the Opposition, Moses ‘Shyne’ Barrow share his views on the Minister of Home Affairs and the Commissioner of Police in [...]

Shyne Speaks about Corrupt Police Members

Shifting the focus back to the national security of the country, this afternoon the Opposition Leader complained of the numerous instances of law enforcement involved “nefarious activities”. Shyne says that [...]

LOO Wants to See Significantly Fewer Crimes Happening

And while the police department reports that major crimes have been on the decline since 2020, Barrow says this does not absolve the current government of how bad things currently [...]

Agric 2023 is Here!

The National Agriculture and Trade Show (NATS) officially opened today. The show, themed “Innovations in Technology: Driving a Climate Resilient and Competitive Agriculture and Food Sector,” will take place over [...]

Belize Airlift Development Conference – Connecting Belize to the World

Today at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City, the Ministry of Tourism and the Belize Tourism Board hosted the first ever Belize Airlift Development Conference. The one-day conference has held [...]

Tourism Stats: Is 2023 Going to Surpass Pre-COVID Figures?

Around this time three years ago, Belize had been locked off from the world. It was one of many protective measures taken to protect Belizeans from the rapid spread of [...]

BIMFF 2.0 – All Star Line-up Set, Pre-Concerts

And while overnight tourist arrivals are looking optimistic, the official slow season for the industry is setting in. One of the Belize Tourism Board’s efforts to boost tourism in the [...]

BIMFF to Attract International Artists, Promote Belizean Talent

While the festival provides a platform for Belizean artist to network with international performers, it is also is a tool to attract international tourists to the country, in a hope [...]

Digital Skills for Life!

Yesterday marked the annual Girls in I.C.T. Day, a global initiative to encourage young girls and women to consider careers in information and communication technology (I.C.T.). Celebrated on the fourth [...]

Santa Familia Village Gets Potable Water

The residents of Santa Familia Village in the Cayo District have reason to celebrate today as they inaugurated a brand new water system that will provide clean water to the [...]

Lupus Teenager Fights for a Kidney

Her story made waves across social media when the public learned of a fourteen-year-old student battling an incurable disease that has compromised her kidneys. Vicky Samos only discovered her condition [...]

Confiscated Weed Gummies Arrived in Belize in Late January

The Belize Police Department has determined that one of their own, an officer who has been on interdiction since March 2021, was the intended recipient of a consignment of weed [...]

Akeem Gamboa is Dismissed from Police Department

The consignment of cannabis edibles was shipped to Police Constable Akeem Gamboa four months ago, but the barrel was never claimed at the Customs and Excise Department.  Gamboa had been [...]

ComPol Says Evening News Foiled Weed Gummies Sting Operation

According to the Commissioner of Police, the news on Wednesday evening, of the former police officer being the intended recipient of the barrel effectively thwarted a sting operation that was [...]

Prime Minister Weighs In On Sale of Weed Gummies to Belize City Students

When we caught up with him today in Orange Walk, we also asked Prime Minister John Briceño about the incident involving the cannabis-infused gummies. According to the P.M., he became [...]

P.M. Briceño on the Legalization of Marijuana In The Face Of Cannabis Gummies Crisis

On Wednesday, the National Evangelical Association of Belize (NEAB) rattled off a social media statement noting that the church in Belize has taken a firm stance over the past few [...]