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  • Is Barrow Leaving Earlier Than Expected? The United Democratic Party (UDP) announced during its National Party Council meeting on Saturday that it will hold its National Leadership Convention on Sunday, February 9, 2020. At the event...
  • Massive Croc Grabs Tourist Renee Dessommes, 39, a tourist who had been enjoying the sun, sea and sand in San Pedro, almost met her death when a 12-foot long crocodile attacked her in the...
  • DOE Fingers BSI/ASR for Pollution in New River The Department of the Environment (DOE) has issued a release noting that they will be meeting with key industrial and commercial facilities along the New River including the Belize Sugar...
  • DENGUE CLAIMS FIRST VICTIM Ministry of Health Says Maybe Two Two mothers are dead and Dengue fever has been confirmed to be the cause of death in one and suspected to be the cause of the other; and the Ministry...
    Toddler, aged 2, recuperates from Pit-Bull attack; dog put to death

Toddler, aged 2, recuperates from Pit-Bull attack; dog put to death

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A baby boy, aged two, is recuperating from wounds he suffered when a pitbull dog attacked him as he reached his house at #168 Raccoon Street Extension in Belize City on Saturday night. The baby and his mother, Briana Kelly, had just arrived at their

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    Four shot, including pregnant mother, in Trial Farm

Four shot, including pregnant mother, in Trial Farm

By Michelle Sutherland Staff Reporter A Trial Farm family in Orange Walk is shaken after a gunman terrorized their yard on Tuesday night, leaving a pregnant woman and three other people wounded. One of the four victims remains in ciritcal condition. According to police, after 7:30 p.m., residents living on

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Russel Hyde Jr. charged for shooting farmhand in Camalote

By Michelle Sutherland Russel Hyde Jr., son of the notorious late Russel Hyde, was charged by police on Tuesday for the Sunday evening shooting of Jose Gonzales, a farmhand who works on Hyde’s farm in Camalote village.   Hyde Jr. was arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate Court on charges of

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    PUC makes final decision on light bill

PUC makes final decision on light bill

by: Benjamin Flowers After months of deliberation, the Public Utilities Commission announced today the approved rate of increase that Belizeans will be paying on their light bill. At a press conference held at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza this morning, PUC Chairman John Avery, and Director of Energy Ambrose

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Family disputes police claim that man committed suicide at police station

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police say Lindberg Anthony, 56, a mechanic of Crooked Tree village, Belize district, used his own shirt to hang himself with while he was detained alone inside the holding cell at the Crooked Tree police station where one policeman was stationed on Saturday night. Ladyville

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GOB Faces Another Lawsuite

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter The government of Belize is again faced with a multi-million dollar lawsuit over the nationalization of the International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize (IMMARBE) and the International Business Companies (IBC) registry. GOB headed to the Court of Appeal this week for the second round of

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Editorial

After some fierce and heated debate this week, the Canadian Senate approved legislation which will make it legal for everybody above 19 years to buy and use marijuana. The final vote was 52-29. Under the new law Canadians will be able to own and carry up to 30 grams of

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    Corozal man goes missing; family receives call demanding ransom for his release

Corozal man goes missing; family receives call demanding ransom for his release

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man is missing and his family members are concerned for his safety after they started receiving calls demanding money for his return. The report went in to police sometime around 7:00 on Sunday night when Jairo Campos, 47, of San Narciso village, Corozal informed

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