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  • Lighthouse And Guiness Not Affected By Tax Increase

    Yesterday the new prices for various commodities in the market came into effect following the enforcement of the 2017-2018 Budget where the Government of Belize legislated an increase in excise levies for certain products.  Beer, stout and soft drink...
  • BTL Has A New CEO

    Late last year word got out of Anwar Barrow’s decision to leave the post of Chief Executive Officer at the state-owned Belize Telemedia Ltd after holding the top position for over three years. Since that announcement was made BTL has been in pursuit of ...
  • Vehicle goes Up In Flames In Corozal

    Disaster was averted this afternoon when a car caught fire very near popular baker “Y-Not Bakery” located between 4th and 5th Street North in Corozal Town.   When we arrived on the scene, Fire Officials had contained the fire which had spread to t...
  • Shift In The Police Department

    Tonight reports suggest that a major shake-up has been planned for the top ranks of the Belize Police Department taking effect sometime at the beginning of July this year. The Commissioner of Police has not issued any public notice but reports are that th...
  • Were Police Officers Out Of Order?

    This morning the police department also called a press briefing for Lino to field questions from the media. According to Lino, while the incident is being taken seriously and investigated, he says there is enough evidence that the Police officers involved...
  • Two COPS Charged For Shooting Incident In San Pedro

    Belize’s number 1 tourist destination is Ambergris Caye, San Pedro. But a brutal incident which played out in the wee hours of Saturday morning on la Isla Bonita is threatening to drive tourists away by the droves, while further infuriating Belizeans ab...
  • New Tax Measures Comes Into Effect

    The new tax measures introduced by the Government as part of the budget presentation a couple of weeks ago, are now in effect affecting a list of goods and services including fuel, cement, soft drinks, beer and stout. By raising the taxes on these goods a...
  • Media Meets With High Commanders, There Is A Soft Break-Through

    Representatives of the Belize media Corp met this morning in a two-hour session with the Commissioner of Police, Allen Whylie and other high ranking officials of the Belize Police Department. As a result, a media boycott of police events has been suspende...
  • Belize's Economy Declined By 1.2% For Last Quarter Of 2016

    Preliminary estimates issued yesterday by the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB), shows an in-depth look at the Gross Domestic Product for the last quarter of 2016- that is from October to December. During this period figures show that Belize’s econo...
  • Corozal Police Confiscates Nine Pounds Of Marijuana

    This morning, Corozal Police removed a large stash of marijuana that could have possibly ended up on the streets of the northern town. Police say that they searched an abandoned lot in the Altamira Area and found four packages containing a total of 4,1...
  • Middleton Tell Committee They Have Bigger Fish To Fry

    Yesterday the country was introduced to Barton Middleton otherwise popularly known as “Mr. Middleton” when he appeared before the Senate Select Committee hearing. Middleton according to two investigations carried out, the first by the Immigration Depa...
  • Fire In Carmelita Village Is Reported As Arson

    The second fire incident was recorded this afternoon in the Carmelita Village and has been classified as a case of Arson. While information surrounding this latest fire is very minimal what we can tell you is that this pimento structure was set on fire by...
  • House Goes Up In flames In Orange Walk

    Tonight there are two house fires to report here in Orange Walk. The first happened last night on Riverside Street and has left one woman without a home. Sometime after 7:00pm the Orange Walk Fire department received a report of a fire in progress, tod...
  • Importation Also Declines On February

    Turing over to Belize’s total imports for the month of February 2017, it was valued at $140.4 million representing a significant 13.1 percent or $21.1 million decrease from imports during the same month in 2016, which totaled $161.6 million. (Show Ex tr...
  • Exportation Plummets In February 2017

    As we told you earlier in the newscast today the Statistical Institute of Belize issued its latest statistics for the month of February 2017 including exporting figures which continue to decline. Domestic exports for February 2017 totaled $25.8 million, a...
  • PUP Calls On Government to Act Now Against Crime

    Following the reports of a bloody weekend which resulted in a total of eight murders in our jewel including the death of a police officer who was viciously attacked in front of the Racoon Police Station in Belize City, the People’s United Party issued a...
  • Inflation Rate Is Up For February 2017

    The Statistical Institute of Belize today published its latest statistics on prices and external trade for the country of Belize. First we take a look at the consumer price index for which the report shows that prices increased, on average by 2.3 percent ...
  • Suspected Drug Plain Landed In Northern Belize

    Police tonight continue to investigate another suspected drug plane which made its landing in Belize. On Monday March 27th, with the assistance of Guatemalan Civil Aviation, Belize police managed to intercept a CESSNA Piper Aztec single engine plane aband...
  • Middleton Claims Amnesia

    At this point, the Senate hearing ended. It was one of the most difficult for the Chairman and Committee members because Middleton took on the nature of a hostile witness and even though he swore under oath to tell nothing but the truth, he was clearly ca...
  • Barton Middleton Fears For His Life

    The Senate Select Committee hearings which have been investigating serious allegations of wrong-doing and irregularities within the Immigration Department via its public hearings took a very strange and serious turn today when one of the individuals invol...