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Teenager Killed While Returning from Shop

Another murder has been recorded in the wake of the weekend murders in Caye Caulker and Libertad Village.  The latest homicide took place in Belize City. On Monday night, police [...]

John Hyde is Arrested and Charged for Caye Caulker Murder

Twenty-six-year-old John Hyde Junior was arraigned on one count of murder in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court this afternoon.  This is in connection with the shooting death of forty-five-year-old Floyd [...]

Trial in Murder of Shawn Menzies Begins in High Court

A pair of men, believed to be the culprits in the murder of Bowen & Bowen employee Shawn Menzies in November 2018, appeared in the High Court this morning.  Eric [...]

Paguada Brothers Appear in Court for Murder Trial

Siblings Delson and Tione Paguada, as well as Timothy Carcamo, are also on trial for the murder of thirty-two-year-old Paul Jex that occurred in San Pedro in January 2018.  Earlier [...]

Hartin Bolts for Border

Canadian Jasmine Hartin is back in the news tonight. Hartin, who was recently fined seventy-five thousand dollars for the manslaughter of Superintendent Henry Jemmott, was photographed at the Belize/Mexico border [...]

Is Magali Marin-Young Stepping Down as AG?

Is Attorney General Magali Marin-Young stepping down as government’s chief legal officer?  Credible information reaching our news desk suggests that the A.G. is demitting office after roughly two and a [...]

DCP Bart Jones Wants DCP Rosado’s Appointment Date Squashed

Deputy Commissioner of Police Bart Jones has filed an application seeking judicial review against the Security Services Commission and its decision to appoint Doctor Richard Rosado to the post of [...]

Port Authority was Not Consulted on Definitive Agreement

The legality of the Definitive Agreement entered into by Portico Enterprises Limited and the Government of Belize in October 2020 remains a controversial issue.  While government ministers past and present [...]

No More Fantasy Five

Fantasy Five patrons will probably express regret that they will no longer be able to enjoy that hobby, because Fantasy Five’s license has been canceled. Today, the Lotteries Committee informed [...]

Minister Gilroy Usher: Proceeds from Boledo to go to Sports, Healthcare & More

While Fantasy Five and Pick-3 have been cancelled, Minister of State Gilroy Usher Senior spoke of a plan for the boledo contract once it resumes. According to Minister Usher, it [...]

A New Carrier, Jet Blue Flies Non-stop from NY to Belize

Belize has landed another non-stop flight from the U.S. to our shores. Today, the Belize Tourism Board announced that JetBlue will begin flying direct to Belize’s Philip Goldson International Airport [...]

C.E.O Solano: Advancing Product and Destination Development Are Top Priorities

C.E.O Solano shared that Belizeans in the Diaspora celebrate when carriers are added that can move them direct to their destination of choice. She said that while those at the [...]

Festival of Arts Golden Showcase for Cayo and Orange Walk

Last week, we brought you highlights of the Belize District Primary School Festival of Arts. Today, we returned to the Bliss where the week of Golden Showcase is underway. The [...]

Insurance Mogul, Harrison Pilgrim Dies Following Traffic Accident

Insurance icon, Harrison Pilgrim, also known for contributing significantly to athletics, as well as to the University of Belize, has died. Pilgrim passed away early today after suffering serious injuries [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Say New Sugar Legislations Is an “Intervention Not Interference”

The Belize Sugarcane Farmers Association (B.S.C.F.A.) held a press conference this afternoon in Orange Walk Town to respond to concerns raised on Friday by two other sugarcane farmers associations.  As [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Wants B.S.I./A.S.R. to Act As Conveyor of Fairtrade Premiums

One of the major changes introduced through the newly implemented sugar regulations is the method used to pay Fairtrade premium. The legislation stipulates that the Belize Sugar Industries Limited (B.S.I.) [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Demands Immediate Establishment of Commission of Inquiry

And, while B.S.C.F.A. says it supports the Government of Belize in the implementation of the latest regulations, it is also requesting that the Cabinet approved Commission of Inquiry to examine [...]

Track & Field Athletes Win Big in 2023 CADICA Championships

On Monday night, track and field athletes who represented Belize at the 2023 CADICA Championships in Guatemala City returned to the country after winning big in the regional tournament. During [...]

Belize Athletics Association Preparing for Upcoming Track Games

…and the training continues. President of the Belize Athletics Association, Jaheed Smith says that the win is encouraging and with additional support, the athletes will be ready to compete in [...]