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Two men severely chopped in Caye Caulker

Two men severely chopped in Caye Caulker

CAYE CAULKER, Mon. Mar. 18, 2019– Two brothers were hospitalized after they were severely chopped and stabbed on Caye Caulker on Thursday night, March 14. The incident occurred sometime around 6 p.m. According to police reports, [...]

Fake cops rob gas station

Fake cops rob gas station

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 13, 2019– On Sunday, March 10, thieves dressed in police uniforms targeted PUMA Gas Station at Mile 1 and 1/2 on the Philip Goldson Highway. According to police, the only difference between [...]

Elderly man killed in  hit-and-run in Belmopan

Elderly man killed in hit-and-run in Belmopan

BELMOPAN, Mon. Mar. 18, 2019– 63-year-old Pablo Hernandez lost his life after a hit-and-run driver knocked him down last night, March 17. Just before 7 p.m., Hernandez was riding his bicycle on the Hummingbird Highway, inside [...]

70-year-old woman shot in shoulder in bedroom

70-year-old woman shot in shoulder in bedroom

LADYVILLE, Belize District, Mon. Mar. 18, 2019– An elderly woman was injured after someone fired several shots at her house late Thursday night, March 14. According to police reports, Margret Elijio, 70, was at her home [...]

Supreme Court responds to public criticism of judge by PM Barrow

Supreme Court responds to public criticism of judge by PM Barrow

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Mar. 8, 2019– Two weeks ago, as he addressed the Business Forum in Belize City, Prime Minister Dean Barrow unleashed a series of comments that were critical of Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel, [...]

EU lists Belize as “non-cooperative jurisdiction for tax purposes”

EU lists Belize as “non-cooperative jurisdiction for tax purposes”

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 14, 2019– At a meeting of the European Union economy and finance ministers held on Tuesday, Belize was among 9 other countries that were placed on the list of countries listed as [...]

John Bennett, 38, dies in accident on George Price Highway

John Bennett, 38, dies in accident on George Price Highway

GEORGE PRICE HIGHWAY, Tues. Mar. 12, 2019– John Bennett, 38, died in a traffic accident that occurred around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, between Miles 6 and 7 on the George Price Highway. When police [...]

Daniel Myvett, 27, beats murder charge

Daniel Myvett, 27, beats murder charge

It seems that the Crown was not interested in prosecuting Myvett BELIZE CITY, Fri. Mar. 8, 2019– Daniel Myvett, 27, charged with the murder of Nigerian security guard Kimaru Olungandudu, walked out of the court of [...]

BAHA issues African Swine Fever advisory

BAHA issues African Swine Fever advisory

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 7, 2019– The Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA) has issued an advisory on African Swine Fever (ASF). Not to be confused with swine flu, ASF poses no risk to human health, but [...]

Help our children grow in Child Stimulation Month

Help our children grow in Child Stimulation Month

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 4, 2019–The beginning of March signals the beginning of Child Stimulation Month, and this year’s theme is “Hug me, Listen to me, Read with me – Help me grow!” Child Stimulation Month [...]