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  • Ranchito Home Invasion Was Not Carried By Corozal Criminals

    The other incident addressed by authorities in Belize City is the home invasion which occurred in Ranchito Village in the wee hours of Monday October 30th. U.S. nationals Michael and Janet McGhee who moved to Belize to live in Ranchito six years ago, woke...
  • Police Recover Items From Mondays' Brazen Robbery In Corozal Town But No Suspects Yet

    There has been a spate of criminal activity recently in the Corozal District over the past two weeks. Today the Police authorities provided updates on their investigations into each incident. We will start with the most recent, being the brazen dayl...
  • Caye Caulker Resident Charged For Having Racoons In His Possesion

    Caye Caulker resident, Jacob Emmanuel Cabral was fined $2,000 when he appeared before Magistrate Jannelle Villanueva yesterday in San Pedro Town for “Unlawful Possession of Forest Produce”.  Cabral was ordered to pay the fine by March 30th, 2018 ...
  • Turning the Lights Back On At The British Virgin Island

    Many countries here in the Caribbean today continue in their effort to return to normalcy after having been severely affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria in August and September of this year. One such country is the British Virgin Islands who have ...
  • Fuel Prices To Increase Instead Of Decrease As Promised By PM

    We also checked with the Financial Secretary about the anticipated lower fuel prices, which had been promised by Prime Minister Dean Barrow in early October. According to Waight, while a dip is expected in the price of Premium with the incoming shipment, ...
  • Payment To Lord Ashcroft To Reduce Belize's Reserves

    This Friday November 10th is the deadline for the Government of Belize to cough up $78.16m as final compensation payment to the former owners of BTL, which was ordered by a ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice a week ago on November 1st. The ruling sp...
  • First Price Estimate For 2017/2018 Crop Not As Sweet As Sugar

    Earlier this week cane farmers received the final payment for the 2016-2017 cane crop season which was estimated at being between $9.05 and $ 9.28 per ton of cane. So looking at the crop season after three payments the total estimated payment to cane farm...
  • Amending Maritime Act Will Ruffle Guatemala's Feathers Says Foreign Minister

    And during that interview Elrington was also questioned whether he felt that in amending the Maritime Areas Act, the Government of Belize should consider whether it will ruffle the feathers of Guatemalan officials. He said that it is likely since most rec...
  • Sedi Scoffs at PUP Proposed Revision To Maritime Areas Act.

    The People’s United Party has submitted a motion for an amendment to the Maritime Areas Act to be entered on the agenda of the next Senate meeting for consideration and debate. The amendment will propose that Belize includes in the Maritime Areas Act th...
  • Sedi's Legal Woes Continues

    The legal woes of former Attorney General Hon. Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington before the court over a private land investment matter gone sour between him and former clients Progresso Heights Limited, continued today in Court. The last we had heard about th...
  • No Arrests For Mondays Brazen Daylight Robbery In Corozal Town

    Corozal Police continue to investigate the brazen Monday morning robbery of a Western Union employee which occurred on 2nd Street South in Corozal Town. The main suspect is an unidentified man wearing a peak cap, t-shit and long jeans pants, who approa...
  • Post Mortem Confirms San Narciso Village Resident Drowned

    Funeral services were held last night in San Narciso Village for 38 year old Israel Novelo, whose lifeless body was found floating along the banks of the Rio Hondo yesterday afternoon. Novelo and another male person, 45 year old Teodoro Pena of Louisvi...
  • Six Persons Escape Near Fatal Road Traffic Accident

    Six persons are luck to be alive tonight after they were involved in what could have been a deadly traffic accident on the Belize Corozal Road here in Orange Walk. Police responded to the scene of the accident at around 9.06 p.m and upon arrival observed ...
  • Are More People Involved In Western Union Robbery?

    While Corozal Police are investigating and seeking the identity of this morning’s robber, they are also closely evaluating the video footage to verify if two men seen in the images were accomplices or just bystanders.   Once the vehicle was parked,...
  • San Narciso Resident Drowns While Fishing

    A man from San Narciso Village reportedly drowned while fishing in the Sapote Area of the Rio Hondo River over the weekend.   45 year old Teodoro Pena, a Belizean mason from Louisville Village, reported that on Saturday October 4th, he and his friend...
  • P.U.P Northern Caucus Seeks Changes For Sugar Industry

    The People’s United Party northern caucus held a meeting in Trinidad Village in the Orange Walk South constituency on Saturday November 4th to discuss a number of important matters affecting the sugar industry, which is the lifeblood of our northern com...
  • Minister Hulse Raise Concern About Vital Statistics Unit

    During previous testimonies before the Senate Committee by the Director of Immigration Diana Locke, the weaknesses at the Vital Statistics Unit which is responsible for the provision of birth, death and marriage certificates was considered a threat to the...
  • Woman In Honduras Arrested And Charged For Trafficking Young Girls To San Pedro Ambergris Caye

    There are disturbing reports that a woman in Honduras was detained and arrested for trafficking teen girls into Belize for prostitution. Reports in La Prensa, a Honduran newspaper, indicate that Denia Suyapa Ochoa was detained in San Pedro Sula during ...
  • Farber Tells Off BNTU For Comments On Cancelled PAC Meeting

    Last week Thursday, the Opposition and the Belize National Teacher’s Union condemned the Government-appointed members of the Public Accounts Committee for being absent at a scheduled meeting. PAC should review the Auditor General’s audit of Government...
  • Mexican Authorities Confiscate 35000 Cigarettes Near Belize/Mexico Border

    Mexican authorities confiscated 35,000 cigarettes when it intercepted a van transporting the contraband goods near the Belize-Mexico border. On October 29th, the authorities intercepted the van at a checkpoint in the Botes community. The van speeded up...