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Two Men Charged, Remanded for Murder of David “Goofy” Phillips

We begin tonight’s newscast with the arrest of two men for probably the most callous murder for 2023. Last Thursday, we brought you the gripping images of the murder of [...]

Meighan Brothers Acquitted of Being Members of a Gang

Accused of being member of a gang, Tyrone, Ellis and Shaquille Meighan were acquitted this afternoon due to a lack of sufficient evidence. In February 2020, the three brothers were [...]

B.D.F. Says IED, Aviation Official Says Fireworks

Last Tuesday, the Belize Defense Force’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit determined that a crude object found onboard a Maya Island Air flight from San Pedro was an improvised explosive device, [...]

Additional Security Measures Implemented Following IED Scare

The scare, according to the Director of Civil Aviation, has prompted authorities to expedite the implementation of certain security measures, including the use of handheld metal detectors for scanning passengers. [...]

C.W.U. Says P.B.L. Pulled Plug on Insurance Coverage for Stevedores

The Christian Workers Union is back in the news tonight, regarding insurance coverage for stevedores.  The C.W.U. held a press conference this morning in which it shared that the Port [...]

C.W.U. Says Insurance is Part of Collective Bargaining Agreement

Flowers told reporters earlier today that the initial conversation between the Christian Workers Union and the Port of Belize Limited were going smoothly, until the company reportedly informed that it [...]

C.W.U. Says Port of Belize Disrespected Stevedores

The latest issue between the Port of Belize and the stevedores is set against the backdrop of the Essential Services Arbitration Award.  In its release, the C.W.U. states, “even whilst [...]

$70,000 in Fines for 12 Fishermen with Conch Hours before Season Opened

Twelve fishermen have been slapped with seventy thousand dollars in total fines for having one thousand, one hundred conchs in their possession during the closed season. Reports are that on [...]

2022 Findings on Worst Forms of Child Labour in Belize

The U.S. Department of Labour has issued its 2022 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, looking at children’s work and education in countries across the world. There is [...]

An Update on the Child Labour Education Tour

The report shows that back in 2022, Belize made moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour when G.O.B. approved its National Child Labour Policy and [...]

Yemeri Grove Versus Laguna – Again!

We’ve been reporting on the Laguna and Yemeri Grove issue over the Maya traditional land distribution system versus what the residents of Yemeri Grove say is encroachment. Based on the [...]

Vital Stats Closed for Relocation; Faster, Easier Process Expected by Next May

For years, anyone who has needed the services rendered at the Vital Statistics Office has discovered how painstaking, time-consuming and sometimes inconvenient that process can be. Getting copies of important [...]

Minister Chebat: Electric Bus Pilot Project Will Run in Belize City and Cross-district

With the advent of electric buses come other kinds of electric vehicles. Its part and parcel of the global initiative promoted at the Conference of the Parties or COP Conferences [...]

Does Your Electric Ride Need Charging? Drive up To One of B.E.L.’s Charging Ports

Accompanied by the introduction of electric vehicles is the installation of charging ports across the country. The ones installed for the buses are part of the government’s pilot project, but [...]

IBL Goes Into Playoffs, All Star Weekend Coming Up

Goodnight and welcome to another edition of Sports Monday, I am Paul Lopez. “The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for [...]