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2 PIV Gunmen Charged with Firearm Offenses

Thirty-four-year-old Orel Leslie was gunned down in the Yarborough area of Belize City on Sunday night by persons believed to be affiliated with the rival PIV gang.  It is the [...]

Frik de Meyere is Brought in for Questioning Following Borja Murder

Belgian national Frik de Meyere was taken into police custody earlier today for questioning in connection with the murder of businessman Ricardo Borja.  As we’ve reported, Borja was shot and [...]

Man Shot in the City While Conversing with Friends

A Belize City man underwent surgery this afternoon to repair a bullet wound he suffered in Belize City this morning. The shooting happened around nine-twenty a.m., on Vernon Street near [...]

Mexican National Javier Martinez is Expelled from Belize

Thirty-one-year-old Javier Martinez, a Mexican national who was detained by police along with six other men last Sunday, was slapped with another charge when he appeared in court earlier today.  [...]

The P.C.C. Meets With Belize District Teachers

Classes were called off across Belize District, as hundreds of teachers converged in Belize City. The People’s Constitution Commission hosted its Teachers Constitution Education Forum inside the Saint Catherine Auditorium. [...]

Darrell Bradley on Constitution Rights Afforded to Belizeans

Attorney Darrell Bradley went into greater details on how the Constitution of Belize differs from other constitutions in Central America when it comes to the rights that citizens enjoy. According [...]

B.N.T.U. President Says She Will Keep Union Issues Private

Ruth Shoman, the President of the Belize National Teachers Union, has broken her silence on the slew of criticisms that overshadow her presidency since taking office earlier this year.  One [...]

P.C.C. Chairman Comments on 11th Amendment

The Briceño Administration’s decision to resurrect the Eleventh Amendment earlier in August was criticized as undermining the work of the People’s Constitution Commission. Today, we got a chance to ask [...]

Carnival Groups Make Final Preparations for King and Queen Competition

It’s only four more days before the Carnival King and Queen Competition takes place and carnival enthusiasts have their hopes in their favourite mas bands to either defend their title [...]

N.C.D Expo Held to Educate Children on Healthy Diet

Health issues such as obesity among schoolchildren were among the main topics dealt with at a non-communicable disease expo today in Belmopan. The event was held to educate children and [...]

B.N.T.U. President Leads with an Open-door Policy

It is the start of a new school year under the leadership of a new national teacher’s union president.  Ruth Shoman the President of the Belize National Teachers Union says [...]

B.N.T.U. President Says Teachers Are Being Asked To Resign Over CPD Hours

As you heard, Shoman noted that some teachers are being asked to resign because they have not met their required continuing professional development hours to start the new school year. [...]

B.N.T.U. President on Curriculum Reform, “Why the Rush?”

President Shoman is also asking the Ministry of Education, why the rush to implement its competency-based curriculum? She argues that some teachers are yet to be consulted on the new [...]

A Number of School Infrastructures Are Unsafe Argues B.N.T.U. President

We also asked Shoman for her thoughts on the infrastructural woes being faced at the San Pedro High School. A building at the high school has been deemed unfit for [...]

Belizean Students Studying Abroad Needs Your Help

Brothers Chris and Santos Herrera from Belize City are working to become the first in their family to complete tertiary level education. They are now seeking the assistance of the [...]

Holy Redeemer Cathedral Battles Serious Termite Infestation

Holy Redeemer Cathedral is a landmark in Belize City.  The church has been a place of worship for persons of the Catholic faith for well over a century.  But there’s [...]