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Home Affairs Minister Willing to Meet with Families of Slain SP Residents

On Monday, an official statement was issued by the Cordova and Rodriguez families who laid their loved ones to rest over the weekend. Three-year-old Amari Rodriguez, her father Delmar Rodriguez, [...]

ComPol on Christian Espat’s Claim of Innocence

Christian Espat and Michael Brown have both been arraigned and remanded to the Belize Central Prison for three counts each of murder, three counts of attempted murder and three counts [...]

Police Seeking 2 Residents in Hattieville Double Murder Investigation

It’s been exactly one week since the bodies of farmer Joel Andrews and his workman were discovered in a pond on his farm in Hattieville. The farmhand was chopped multiple [...]

Placencia Plane Up: Boat from Honduras, Vehicle in Belize?

It’s been fifteen days since a leased Maya Island Air plane was stolen from the Placencia Airport and crash landed seconds after taking off, killing a Venezuelan and an Argentinean [...]

Yemeri Grove and Laguna Land Dispute Continues

The border dispute between the communities of Yemeri Grove and Laguna is arguably one of the most publicized land disputes in southern Belize. Following their press conference in Belize City [...]

Land Availability in Yemeri and Laguna for Youths

As the boundary dispute rages on between Yemeri Grove and Laguna, the future hangs in the balance for youths on both sides who are hoping to own a parcel of [...]

Yemeri Grove Wants Greg Ch’oc Out of Their Boundary Dispute Mediation

And, Yemeri Grove Village leaders want Greg Ch’oc gone as the Commissioner of Indigenous People’s Affairs, at least when it comes to their boundary dispute. Arden Edwards says the mediation [...]

No Physical Confrontation So Far between Laguna and Yemeri Grove

As we reported on Monday, the boundary dispute between the people of Laguna and Yemeri Grove dates back several years. Both sides are accusing the other of encroaching on the [...]

Laguna Village Says It’s Willing to Discuss Boundary Dispute

Deputy Alcalde of Laguna Village, Monica Coc-Magnusson explained to News Five that they are convinced that Yemeri Grove has no grounds for its claim to the lands near the Laguna [...]

G.O.B. Removes Fees from all Public Hospitals, Except K.H.M.H.

Earlier today, the Government of Belize issued a release informing that it has approved the waiver of all fees charged by public hospitals in an effort to ensure that persons [...]

A Regional Security Meeting Hosting in Belize

If you were in the vicinity of the Biltmore Plaza today, you would have thought that heads of government were in country because there was high security presence in the [...]

What is Haitian Police Saying about Situation in Haiti?

Among those in Belize for the regional security meeting is a representative from the National Police of Haiti. As we’ve been reporting, the issue of gang violence in Haiti is [...]

Chester Says He Isn’t Going Nowhere

Last week, we told you about information received by our newsroom that Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was going on pre-retirement leave as of December of this year. Well today, [...]

No Increments for Police Officers Who Fail to Train

According to the handbook, all police officers must engage in forty hours of training per year. If they do not comply, they will not receive their annual increment. This was [...]

Will Kevin Arthurs Remain as C.E.O. in the Ministry of Home Affairs?

Will Kevin Arthurs remain as C.E.O. in the Ministry of Home Affairs?  Come next month, the three-year contracts for Chief Executive Officers are to expire, but is Arthurs contemplating a [...]

The Budding Ministry of New Growth Industries

Minister Kareem Musa also gave an update on his other portfolio, New Growth Industries. The concept of developing a cannabis industry and its accompanying referendum was shelved back in 2022, [...]

How Does Police Minister, ComPol Grade Their Leadership?

We are two months away from the end of the year, but it is safe to say that major crimes are down significantly. Despite the five murders that were recorded [...]

Police on High Alert for Halloween Trick or Treating

It’s Halloween and across the country, there will be many persons engaged in trick or treating.  It is also a time that unsavoury characters may use as an opportunity to [...]

Met Office Closely Monitoring Weather Over Eastern Caribbean Sea

The National Meteorological Service is keeping a watchful eye on an area of low pressure that is forming over the eastern Caribbean Sea, several hundred miles south of Puerto Rico.  [...]

Chief Met Officer Says No Cause for Alarm Just Yet

According to the Chief Met Officer, while the system is being monitored, Belize is not in any emergency.  Should the system become a threat to the country, the National Emergency [...]

Belizean Student Shares Earthquake Experience in Jamaica

While Belize is monitoring a possible tropical depression that can form in the eastern Caribbean Sea in the days ahead, Jamaicans are recovering from an earthquake that shook the island [...]

B.S.I Announces Record Cane Price Earned for Cane Farmers Associations

The American Sugar Refinery/Belize Sugar Industries Limited (A.S.R/B.S.I) issued a press release today, informing of a record cane price that was distributed to all the cane farmers’ associations with whom [...]

B.S.I. Encourages Farmers to Invest the Monies in the Fields

But while the profit margins are bigger this year for cane farmers, there are quite a few areas where those added funds could be used to improve the quality of [...]

Chavarria: A New Commercial Agreement Might Soon Be in Place with BSCFA

There has been a lower supply of over a hundred and sixty-four thousand metric tons of sugar. Chavarria says that the drought in 2019 impacted the 2020 crop significantly, but [...]

Sand Hill Family Sues for Breach of Constitutional Rights

Today in the High Court, Justice Farnese ruled in favor of a mother and daughter who brought a constitutional claim, following a charge of attempted murder that was initially leveled [...]