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  • Refrain From Buying Contraband Onions, Says Ministry Of Agriculture

    The harvesting of onions here in Belize usually commences in the month of February but year after year an overabundance of imported and smuggled goods in today’s market which are normally sold at a much more inferior price affect the sale of the local p...
  • Another Senior Official Departs Ministry Of Health

    In May, it was news when Minister of State in the Ministry of Health Dr. Angel Campos left the Ministry of Health suddenly. It was suspected that Dr. Campos might not have been getting along with the substantive Minister Pablo Marin and it led to disconte...
  • Two Men From Chunox Village Charged For Fishing Offences

    A fisherman from Chunox Village was charged with fisheries offences before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts Anderson in Belize City today. The fisherman is 30 year old Gilbert Perez who charged with two counts of abetting a person to engage in commerc...
  • PUP Claims Second Round Of Village Council Elections

    Over the weekend the second round of Village Council elections took place across the country. Here in the Orange Walk District the villages of Yo Creek and Tower Hill held elections. In Yo Creek the PUP slate won while in Tower Hill a UDP team was endorse...
  • AG Says Police Do Not Have Power To Take Pictures Of Individuals During Searches

    While the actions of the Police officers in Caye Caulker over the weekend will come under scrutiny for the next few days, the practice of Police taking pictures during random stop and searches of individuals, including students and minors, has been a topi...
  • Police Officer Under Fire For Choke-Holding Police Officer Following Fight On Passenger Boat

    An all-out brawl on a San Pedro Belize Water Taxi passenger boat leaving Caye Caulker has gone viral on social media. The brawl is between a group of women and a male individual. The fight was triggered reportedly because the women did not want the male i...
  • Xaibe Resident Claims Police Brutality

    Complaints of excessive use of force by officers of the Belize Police Department are regularly aired in our newscasts. Tonight, there is yet another allegation to add to the ever-growing list. This time reports are coming from the Bey family who are from ...
  • Suspect in San Pedros Double Murder Hands Himself Over To Police

    Twenty-three-year-old Christian Espat handed himself over to San Pedro police today after authorities issued a wanted poster for his arrest as he was being sought for questioning into the double murder of well-known tour guide Mario Graniel and prominent ...
  • New Senate President, Darrell Bradley, Challenges Senators To Respect The National Assembly

    One of the highlights of today’s Senate meeting was the swearing of two new Senators in Opposition Lead Senator Michel Chebat and President of the Senate, Darrell Bradley, the former Belize City Mayor. In his opening statement, Senator Bradley challenge...
  • Company Manager Face Prosecution For Tax Evasion Under New Tax Law

    A number of bills that were passed at last Friday’s House Sitting went before the Senate today and the one that attracted most commentary and concern is the Tax Administration and Procedure Bill, which proposes among other things, to provide civil and c...
  • Economy Grew By 5.2 Percent First Five Months Of 2019

    The SIB also issued its official figures for Belize’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which indicates that the economy grew by a total of 5.2 percent during the first quarter. The value of goods and services produced stood at $782 million compared to the f...
  • CPI For May 2019 Same As Last Year

    Today the Statistical Institute of Belize issued its figures for the month of May 2019. We first take a look at consumer price index where the report shows that prices remained relatively unchanged when compared to the month of May 2018 as it stood 104.7,...
  • French Tourist Recuperates At KHMH After Being Robbed And Beaten

    On Tuesday’s newscast we reported on the vicious assault of French Tourist Gabriel Jaquet in the Village of Sarteneja in the Corozal District. As we previously reported the twenty-five-year-old student was viciously attacked and robbed on Monday afterno...
  • Community Restore Celebrates Another Successful After-School Year

    Community Restore is a non-governmental organization in Corozal Town that supports the positive development of children through education and after-school programmes. The organization holds evening tutoring in which sixty students are enrolled. On M...
  • Belizeans To Witness Increased Military Precense At The Belize/Mexico Border

    News outlets in neighboring Chetumal are reporting that an additional three hundred members of the Mexican National Guards were recently deployed to the Belize/Mexico border. According to reports the increase in military presence comes in response to pres...
  • Minister Saldivar In Taiwan

    Minister of National Security Hon. John Saldivar is currently in Taiwan for a five-day trip to celebrate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Belize and the Republic of China (Taiwan). During his trip, Minister Saldivar will meet with Mr....
  • Small Hive Beetle In Northern Belize...BAHA Issues Advisory

    Today the Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA) issued its fourth advisory on the presence of small hive beetle in Belize.  According to the release, the small hive beetle is a scavenger and parasite of honey bee colonies and was introduced to ...
  • Family Of US Doctor Killed In Belize Issue Statement

    Sunday’s double murder in San Pedro which claimed the lives of 53 year old Belizean tour guide, Mario Graniel, and his guest, 53 year old Gary Swank, a cardiologist and professor, has received more international media attention as the word spreads of th...
  • Police Issue Post Mortem Results For Fatal Shooting Victim In Corozal

    Police have issued the results of the post mortem carried out on the body of 23 year old David Martinez who was killed in an armed ambush as he socialised with two friends just outside his parent’s home on San Andres Road on Friday night. Accordin...
  • Corozal Police Chase Suspicious Vehicle....Find 2.5 Kilos Of Marijuana

    Corozal Police had to set chase behind a suspicious vehicle yesterday after the occupants were seen throwing out a number of packages that turned out to be over 2.5 kilos of marijuana. Police say that on Monday they saw a grey Toyota 4Runner with li...