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B.P.D. in Overdrive to Ensure Citizen Security on Carnival Weekend

At the start of our newscast this evening, we are just about ten hours away from the annual carnival J’ouvert which kicks off an extended weekend that is chock-full of [...]

Carnival Safety is Law Enforcement’s Top Priority

According to Senior Superintendent Calbert Flowers, specialized units, including the GI-3, will be on patrol.  There will also be vehicular checkpoints at various locations across the city.   Sr. Supt. [...]

Non-Competing Bands Showcase their Carnival Costumes

It’s the eve of the carnival road march and Channel Five will be bringing you live coverage of the bacchanal beginning at one p.m. on Youth for the Future Drive. [...]

Sierra Leonean Remains in Custody Pending Repatriation

James Kojo Efrimea, a national of Sierra Leone, accused immigration officials of extortion back in July when it was discovered that he illegally entered Belize.  On July tenth, he attempted [...]

B.D.F. Soldier Criminally Charged for Theft of Rifle

Belize Defense Force Soldier Wayne Perry was criminally charged with theft and arraigned in the San Ignacio Magistrate Court in late August. He is accused of stealing an M4 Commando [...]

A Candlelight Vigil for Suicide Awareness and Prevention

September tenth is the annual Commemoration of the Battle of Saint George’s Caye.  It is also World Suicide Prevention Day.  In Belize City on Thursday night, a candlelight vigil was [...]

Still No Figures on the Cost of BIMFF 2.0

It’s been six weeks since the second annual Belize International Music and Food Festival was held at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. It’s an event that is [...]

Tourists are Increasing Stays and Spending More in Belize

A multimillion-dollar investment is being made to expand the Philip Goldson International Airport. There are more carriers and airlifts to the country and Belize is readily becoming a prime tourism [...]

Agreement Signed for Rehabilitation of Sarteneja Water System

Today, a signing ceremony was held in the village of Sarteneja for a rural development project. Over five hundred households stand to benefit from the rehabilitation of the water system [...]

Fifteen Women to Receive Training in Fruit Preservation

Today, fifteen women – mostly single mothers – were accepted into a training program spearheaded by Hand in Hand Ministries. The women, had at one point, received a house from [...]

B.D.F. Adds Over 100 More Members to its Ranks

This evening, the sixty-sixth passing out ceremony since the commissioning of the Belize Defense Force in 1978, was held at Price Barracks in Ladyville. Over a hundred recruits spent the [...]

B.D.F to Introduce New Mental Health Program

Earlier in the news we reported that World Suicide Prevention Day will be celebrated this weekend. Suicide is a sensitive issue that many families are grappling with when they realize [...]

Forward Operating Base to Receive Structural Attention

The Forward Operating Base at the Sarstoon in Toledo has been having structural issues for a couple years now and occupancy at the facility had to be discontinued. But the [...]

Punta Rock Prodigy Taking the Music Scene by Storm!

In the vibrant and culturally diverse musical landscape of Belize, a rising star has emerged, captivating audiences and winning the hearts of music legends in his genre. At just nineteen [...]