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  • GOB On The Defensive, Claims Fin. Sec. S.O.S.To CEO's Is Not Alarming

    On Friday February 23rd, the information contained in a text message sent by Financial Secretary Joseph Waight to Government Chief Executive Officers and leaked to the media, that additional funds were not available for this month’s salaries for public ...
  • Scotia Bank Belize Calls it Quits In Spanish Lookout And Placencia

    Scotiabank Belize Limited made a public announcement yesterday informing the general public that it will be closing down two of the company’s branches effective June 22nd, 2018. These include the Spanish Lookout and the Placencia Branches. While no prec...
  • New Species Of Shark Identified

    A new species of shark has been identified as the Atlantic sixgill shark. The new species which for many decades’ scientists believed to be the same as the Pacific sixgill shark measures up to 6 feet in length, making them relatively smaller than their ...
  • No Murder Charge As Yet In The Case of Braulia Pech

    More than a month has gone by since the brutal killing of fifty-four- year-old Braulia Pech in the village of Carmelita and until today, her son twenty-five-year-old Andy Rhaburn who stands accused of her murder has not been charged for the vicious crime....
  • Belize Defence Force And Belize Coast Guard Receive Counter Narcotics Equipment

    The Belize Defence Force and the Belize Coast Guard both received counter narcotics equipment courtesy of the United States Government yesterday under the U.S. Southern Command’s (USSOUTHCOM) Counter-Narcotics Program Office. The equipment is valued at ...
  • Former Guatemalan President, Alvaro Colom Arrested In Criminal Probe

    Former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom who served from 2008 to 2012, and former finance Minister Juan Alberto Fuentes were arrested by Guatemalan authorities today in Guatemala as part of another corruption investigation by the anti-corruption organisat...
  • Belizean National Murdered In Guatemala

    The motionless body of a Belizean national was discovered across the neighbouring border at Melchor de Mencos which connects Belize to Guatemala. Reports indicate that thirty two year old Samuel de Jesus Sosa Aguirre was socializing at a bar in Melchor wh...
  • Murder Case Against Dave Alamilla Heads To The Supreme Court

    Accused murderer forty-two-year-old Hilmar David Alamilla, today once more made his way into the Orange Walk Magistrates Court where the preliminary inquiry to determine if the murder case brought against him following the shooting death of twenty-four-ye...
  • OW Police Substation Soon To Be Inaugurated

    Earlier this month we reported that after several years, individuals who reside on Cemetery Street here in Orange Walk Town will benefit from a fully functional police substation. The initiative is one that was proposed by the Orange Walk Town Council aft...
  • Fire Victims Appeal For Assistance

    In the wee hours of Friday February 2nd, a family of 12 in San Antonio Village in the Corozal District woke up to the nightmare of their home being engulfed in flames. The family made up of six adults and six children barely made it out alive, and in fact...
  • Businesses In The Free Zone Are Closing Down Says Mexican Press

    The economic situation in Belize will become the central focus in a few weeks when the 2018/2019 budget is read at the end of the fiscal year. With the debt to GDP ratio having ballooned to 100% and our productive sector still facing challenges, it will u...
  • Apolonio Kiow Back In Court

    The prosecution case for the murder of Canadian national 38 year old Gabriel Buchnia, which occurred on October 4th last year, continues in its preliminary stages. On Monday, the suspect, 52 year old Apolonio Kiow returned to court as the prosecution prep...
  • PM Barrow On Personal Leave

    Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow in the company of his wife, Kim Simplis Barrow, departed the country earlier today on personal leave. PM Barrow is scheduled to return to Belize later this week on Friday, February 9th, 2018. As is customary, during hi...
  • Date Set For Nomination Day

    The Elections and Boundaries office has released the details of the Municipal Elections Nomination Day exercise scheduled for Wednesday, February 21st 2018 in all municipalities. Nomination Day is held for hopefuls to officially become candidates once the...
  • Did Pablo Marin Award Roundabout Project Work In Corozal Town to Cayo Contractors?

    For several weeks we’ve been reporting on the construction taking place along a roundabout near the Santa Rita area of Corozal Town. The project isn’t being carried out by the Corozal Town Council, but by Area Representative Pablo Marin, so there is v...
  • BSI Addresses Concerns Of Chan Pine Ridge Residents

    The Belize Sugar Industries has conducted an internal investigation as it relates to the disposal of waste material found on the Chan Pine Ridge road, following several claims made by residents of the area who were alleging that the company is responsible...
  • Burglars Target Red Cross Corozal Branch Office

    The Red Cross Corozal Branch is preparing for a Valentine’s Day fundraiser lunch next week, but today the community organisation learnt that some individuals just don’t have any love to give. Today Red Cross officials found their office building situa...
  • Imports Decline Last Month Of 2017

    Turning over now to Imports. Statistics show that for the month of December 2017, imports decreased by 0.9 percent or $1.6 million landing at a total of $167.2 million in comparison to December 2016 which stood at $168.8 million. (Insert Figure 2) Import...
  • Domestic Exports Decline In 2017

    Last night we told you about the December 2017 Consumer Price Index figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize which show that the cost of living remained high. Tonight we bring to you the import and export figures for the last month of 2017....
  • PM Says It Is not Likely That US Would Cut Aid

    In Wednesday’s newscast, we showed you the chilling remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump at his annual State of the Union in which he declared that those countries who did not support their decision to move their Embassy to Jerusalem are considered en...