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Popular Football Player Detained By Police For Questioning In Imari Galvez Murder

Forty-eight hours have passed since the lifeless body of nineteen-year-old Belmopan resident, Imari Galvez, was found off the Hummingbird Highway. Police are yet to level any charges as the investigation [...]

Allen Felix is Acquitted of Killing Sunset Park Businessman

Forty-five-year-old Allen Felix is one of two men acquitted of murder today for separate incidents they were suspected of committing.  Felix was on remand for the 2018 murder of businessman [...]

Antoine Rivero Walks from Murder of Marcia Downs

The other prisoner to be set free today was twenty-five-year-old Antoine Rivero.  He was acquitted of the murder of Marcia Downs who was shot and killed as she exited her [...]

Seventeen Persons Rescued at Sea

On Wednesday, information spread quickly of a boat that capsized in the English Caye Channel, just off the coast of Belize City. Seventeen passengers were onboard the vessel travelling from [...]

Coast Guard Rescue US National Suffering from Bends

A day earlier, the Belize Coast Guard also assisted a U.S. national who had suffered divers’ sickness while diving out at the Turneffe Atoll. Bends is decompression sickness that is [...]

International Day for Women in Maritime; “Mobilizing Networks for Gender Equality”.

Today is recognized across the world as International Day for Women in Maritime. The day is being recognized under the theme “Mobilizing Networks for Gender Equality”. First established in 2021, [...]

Central Bank of Belize Fixes Buying Rate of US Dollar at BZ$2.00

The Central Bank of Belize has officially fixed buying rate of the U.S. dollar at two Belize dollars to one U.S. dollar, effective May second. Governor of the Central Bank, [...]

Commercial Bank Pushed Back on “Harmonization”

According to the Central Bank Governor, the decision of the bank to fix the exchange rate of two Belize dollars to one U.S. dollar will greatly benefit the public. And [...]

Bamboo: A New Growth Industry to Replace Citrus?

The citrus industry is all but defunct and stakeholders are now seeking alternative crops to grow on vast acreages that were in use for the cultivation of oranges.  In tonight’s [...]

Excelsior Graduate Making an Honest Living by Helping People

The Statistical Institute of Belize has the unemployment rate at five percent, but we all know that jobs are hard to find. Harder to find are choice jobs with working [...]

A National Strategic Dialogue on COP27, COP28

Today at the Biltmore Plaza Hotel in Belize City, stakeholders across the public and private sectors were engaged in discussion about climate change and all its facets.  The national strategic [...]

Forest Fires Affecting Entire Central America

Creating awareness on the impacts of climate change at the community level is among the work that government, multinational agencies and N.G.O.’s have been doing. It includes looking at Belize’s [...]

Erosion Will Get Worse; Sea Level Projected to Rise

The landscape of Belize has been changing over time as several coastal communities are being washed away. We’ve been documenting the erosion happening in Monkey River, Gales Point, Barranco and [...]

Belize City Mayor Proposes To Write Off Property Taxes More Than Five Years Old

The Belize City Council is owed over thirty-three million dollars in property taxes.  Of that figure, twelve million dollars are in sheer penalties. A substantial amount has been owed for [...]

Will Mayor Wagner Run in the Next General Elections?

Wagner, who had at one time expressed interest in entering the political arena at the national level, and who had been eyeballing the Albert constituency, seems to have a change [...]

Electric Buses to Arrive in Belize This Year

Climate change has prompted the discussions on cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions and its overall impact on the planet’s health. Those discussions began in Belize in 2018 with the [...]

Belize City Mayor Assures City Shuttles Won’t Be Undermined

Those at the helm have assured that the transition does not in any way seek to undermine bus operators who have been using fuel-operated buses for decades to transport commuters [...]

“Art Under the Stars, Encountering God Through Beauty”, A Mercy Church Concert

The Divine Mercy Church is hosting an art and culture fundraiser on Saturday night inside the church compound in Belize City. The event is called, “Art Under the Stars, Encountering [...]