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Nephews Charged for Chopping/Stabbing Murder of Uncle

Two days after well-known Orange Walk jockey Anthony Deras was chopped and stabbed to death by two of his nephews, police have formally arrested and charged nineteen-year-old Myron Betancourt and [...]

Iran “Basco” Jones to be Laid to Rest; Baby Due October

The family of Iran “Basco” Jones is preparing for his funeral after they positively identified him as the murder victim who was found in Biscayne Village on Saturday afternoon. The [...]

Convicted Cop Killer, Rayford Mejia, Gets Life Sentence

Twenty-three-year-old Rayford Mejia has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of the murder of Police Constable Osbourne Martinez.  That decision was handed down in the courtroom [...]

Two Officers Walk in Negligent Death of Derrick Uh

On Wednesday, in the Corozal Magistrate’s Court, a pair of police officers, Isaias Sanchez and Rosario Romero, were cleared of serious charges following instructions from the Office of the Director [...]

Gilroy Usher Sr. Takes Gilroy Usher Jr. to Court

Port Loyola Area Representative Gilroy Usher Senior and his son, who bears his namesake, appeared in court before the Chief Magistrate.  Gilroy Usher Junior has been charged with damage to [...]

Portico Seeks Revocation of Stake Bank’s Environmental Clearance

A letter from Morales and Company, the law firm representing Portico Enterprises Limited, has been sent to Chief Environmental Officer Anthony Mai.  This is in respect of an alleged breach [...]

Agriculture Minister Gives Update on Supplies Control Act

The Briceño administration has been grappling with the global impact of inflation since the beginning of the year and established a cabinet sub-committee back in March to address a number [...]

Agriculture Minister Gives Update on Sugar Impasse

When the media caught up with Agriculture Minister Jose Abelardo Mai today, we asked for an update on the dispute within the sugar industry in the north. A.S.R./B.S.I. is taking [...]

Will Orange Walk South be Split in Two? Area Rep Reacts

As we’ve been reporting, the Elections and Boundaries Commission will present a final recommendation for the redistricting exercise to cabinet on July fourteenth. At this stage, the major political parties [...]

OW South Area Rep Concerned about Narco Activities in North

We’ve reported earlier this month on the increasing narco activity in the northern part of the country. Criminal organizations from Mexico are coming further south, threatening to enter into Belizean [...]

A Contemporary Poktapok Ballcourt for an Authentic Tourism Experience

In tonight’s episode of Belize on Reel, we take you to Jardin Pachamama located on the Yo Creek/San Lazaro Road in Orange Walk. It is the location for a contemporary [...]

School-Aged Athletes Stand Better Chances for Sporting Fellowships through M.O.U.

It’s known as BK Sports Group, started in 2018 by brothers, Berisford and Bryton Codd with the goal of helping Belizean athletes with sporting opportunities. This week, the Ministry of [...]

Five Students to Benefit This Year from M.O.U. Signing

According to Codd, the M.O.U. has already provided athletic assistance to five students who are going away this year. But they, and other successful candidates, will need to meet certain [...]

Sports Director Takes Part in Football Program in the U.S

The Director of the National Sports Council, Iris Centeno, is currently in the United States, along with a delegation of female football players. The group is at Princeton University in [...]

W.C.S. Recognizes Four Fisher Folks of the Year

This morning in Belize City, the Wildlife Conservation Society recognized several fisher folk with the annual Fisher of Year Award.  Each year, the environmental NGO formally acknowledges the work of [...]

Summer School Season Kicks Off

Growing the Future Projects is back with another summer of learning activities for children this summer.  The annual program took a hiatus for several years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  [...]

Illegal Burning of Waste At Landfill Sites In Trinidad and Tobago Heightens Air Pollution Risks

“Activists and NGOs Rally for Stricter Measures to Curb Illegal Waste Burning, Urging Environmental and Climate Justice in Trinidad and Tobago”   In Trinidad and Tobago, there are four landfills: [...]