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  • GOB To Send Financial Assistance To The Bahamas

    And keeping to the subject of Dorian and its impacts, Prime Minister Dean Barrow today sent a message of condolence and solidarity to the Government and people of The Bahamas following the devastation caused by the Hurricane. In his letter to the Prime Mi...
  • BRC Reaches Out To Belizeans To Assist The Bahamas

    The Belize Red Cross (BRC) would like your help to reach out to our Caribbean neighbors in the Bahamas who were recently affected by Hurricane Dorian. Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas on Sunday as one of the strongest and most sustained Category 5 hurrica...
  • Premium and Kerosene Fuel Experience Price Changes At The Pumps

    Tonight at midnight the prices for Premium gasoline and Kerosene oil will experience changes at the pumps. The prices for premium gasoline will register increase of nineteen cents while kerosene will register a decrease of twenty-six cents. Follo...
  • Armed Robbers Target Zhen Zhen Shop In Xaibe village

    Corozal Police are pursuing three men of Hispanic descent who carried out an armed robbery last night of Zhen Zhen Shop, the only Chinese store in Xaibe Village. Inside the store at the time was shop owner 23 year old Li Chang, who reported that the men e...
  • Belize Represented At The 17th Summit Of Tuxtla Mechanism For Dialogue And Declaration

    A delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Wilfred Elrington travelled to San Pedro Sula in Honduras to participate in the seventeenth Summit of the Tuxtla Mechanism for Dialogue and Cooperation which was held on Friday August 23rd. The Politic...
  • Scholarship Dept Write-Off Goes Before Finance And Development Committee

    Last week, we had reported on the controversial write-off of a $40,000-study scholarship to Joshua Perdomo, the son of former UDP Minister Carlos Perdomo, to pursue a Master’s Degree in Forensic Genetics at the University of North Texas back in 2011. ...
  • Changes In Senior Command In Corozal Formation

    Senior officers from the north met at the Corozal Police Station last Friday to prepare for leadership changes at the Corozal Police Formation. Superintendent Marcia Moody is moving on as the Officer in Charge, and is being replaced by Superintendent John...
  • PUP Announces New Senators Appointments

    The Opposition People’s United Party today announced new appointments to the Senate. The three Senators are Michel Chebat, Isabel G. Bennett and Dr. Louis Zabaneh. They are replacing Eamon Courtenay, Paul Thompson and Valerie Woods. The Party exp...
  • Drought Conditions Extended For The North

    Staying on the topic of climate change in our country, drought conditions currently being experienced in the Orange Walk and Corozal Districts as well as other parts of Northern Belize is expected to continue. This is according to the National Meteorologi...
  • Date Set For UDP Convention To Elect New Leader

    The United Democratic Party has set Sunday February 9th 2020 as the date for their national convention. In that convention the UDP will elect a new leader, deputy leader and other Executive members as three-term Prime Minister Dean Barrow prepares to r...
  • Belizean Sentenced In The US

    Back in May of this year we told you about Rudolph Randolph Meighan, the Belizean national who was convicted by a federal jury in the state of Florida, for trying to smuggle cocaine into the US. Meighan was convicted along with two Colombian nationals wi...
  • Two Drivers In Corozal Highway Accident Served With Notices Of Intended Prosecution

    Corozal Police has served notices of intended prosecution to two drivers who were involved in a serious traffic collision on Sunday afternoon at the Tumbayito curve along the Phillip Goldson Highway, located between miles 86 and 87. The Police were ...
  • Two Men Detained For Armed Robbery At Bakery's Warehouse

    Two men are tonight detained at the Orange Walk Police station for questioning in Friday night’s armed robbery of the warehouse belonging to La Panificadora Popular Limited, located at the corner of Progress and San Francisco Streets here in Orange Walk...
  • Burglars Target Homes In Ranchito Village

    Corozal residents and especially home owners are advised to be alert and cautious as there has been a string of burglaries and home invasions over the past weeks. In one of the recent incidents that occurred this past Sunday around 3am, burglars ent...
  • DOE Releases It's Findings On Tests Carried Out At The New River

    The Department of the Environment (DOE) has published its findings as it relates to the contamination of the New River. As previously mentioned some days ago representatives of the department took some samples of the water that runs along the Orange Walk ...
  • Gardenia Residents Charged For Drug Trafficking

    Four residents of Gardenia Village in the Belize District today appeared in the Orange Walk magistrate’s court on charges of Drug Trafficking after they were caught with a large amount of marijuana by Orange Walk Police.   Reports are that on We...
  • Honorable Pablo Marin Responds To NHI Controversy

    The Ministry of Health’s plan to access $1.6M of National Health Insurance Funds that is managed by the Social Security Board, for the construction of a building to store pharmaceutical supplies in Belmopan stirred up some controversy. When the Oppositi...
  • Department Of Youth Services Prepares For International Youth Day

    The Department of Youth Services will celebrate International Youth Day on Monday August 12th with special events countrywide. In Corozal Town, youth officers are finalizing a full day of sports and recreational events to be held at the Miami Beach area. ...
  • NCC Hands Out Checks To Municipalities For September Celebrations

    The September Celebrations are scheduled to kick start less than a month away, and today in support of national activities, the National Celebrations Committee handed over cheques to the different municipal bodies. According to the Committee’s Communica...
  • Mexican Artist Paint Mural In Corozal Town

    A group of artists visiting Belize from neighboring Mexico are painting murals at the Corozal Central Park Town Clock, with the aim of enhancing the popular community space and promoting Corozal’s cultural richness. The group named “Colectivo Me...