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  • New Corozal Town Council Takes Office, Mandates Financial Audit

    There’s been a flurry of activity at the Corozal Town Council since the PUP Mayoral Candidate Rigo Vellos and his slate were elected to office last Wednesday. As Mayor-elect, Rigo as well as the newly-elected Councillors paid a courtesy visit to the ...
  • Prime Minister Explains Why Budget Is Dull

    On Friday March 9th, Prime Minister Dean Barrow presented the 10th Budget estimate of his administration entitled “Maintaining Steadiness; Consolidating Stability; Advancing Growth”. The proposed budget contains a forecasted revenue and grants total o...
  • 41 Year Old Make Stabbed to death In Corozal

    Corozal Police are investigating the discovery of a murdered man in an area just outside Corozal Town. On Saturday March 10th afternoon, Corozal Police received information of a motionless body lying on the road side of the San Jomal Road, next to the...
  • Doctor Campos Weighs In On Controversial Regulations in Pharmaceutical Industry

    And Dr. Campos also commented on the still controversial regulations in the pharmaceutical industry which require that all medication imported into Belize meet specifications and fees set by the Pharmaceutical Inspectorate. The regulations also demand tha...
  • Two Dollars Fee At Corozal Hospital Is Necessary Says Health Minister Of State

    Since December 2017 a new fee was implemented at the Corozal Community Hospital, charging $2 to all non-NHI patients seeking medical services. That’s the majority of persons going to the hospital, and for many the $2 was a bit prohibitive. Last week whe...
  • Rene Montero's Family Collected Over $3 Million Dollars In Compensations, Documents Show

    Opposition Leader John Briceno exposed today that the family of Government Minister Rene Montero has benefited from millions of dollars in the form of land compensations given by the then Minister of Natural Resources, Gaspar Vega. The Opposition has ...
  • Is SIB In Financial Troubles?

    At the top of the newscast we told you about the increase in the cost of living for the month of January. We now move over to the total amount of imports recorded for January 2018. SIB figures illustrate that imports saw a growth of 5.9 percent or close t...
  • Prime Minister Visits UDP Town Council Slate In The North

    Confirmed reports are that Prime Minister Dean Barrow visited the northern towns yesterday. If you’re wondering how come you missed the fanfare, the political rallies, the high level security detail and grandiose speeches of the best is yet to come, it...
  • Trio Charged For Vicious Robbery At Bans Store

    Three men, two from the Corozal District and another from Carmelita Village here in the Orange Walk District, were charged yesterday morning for the vicious assault of Chinese-owned Bans Store located on Santa Rita Road, which occurred last week Wednesday...
  • PUMA Clears The Water On Alleged Fuel Shortage

    Over the weekend, news spread like wildfire that an oil tanker containing several barrels of fuel was parked off the coast of Belize City since last week and that it was unable to disembark simply because the shipment hadn’t been paid for by the Governm...
  • Fire Destroys Senior Citizen's Home In San Andres Village

    Shortly after midnight last night, the home of a senior citizen residing in San Andres Village in the Corozal District was completely destroyed by a raging fire. When the fire started, the homeowner was inside sleeping and it took loud shouting from th...
  • Weekend RTA Claims The Life Of August Pine Ridge Residence

    A road traffic accident which occurred in the wee hours of Sunday morning near Camp one in the village of Shipyard here in Orange Walk District, has resulted in the death of one man from August Pine Ridge Village. At about 3:30 yesterday morning, twenty f...
  • RTA Claims Life Of Orange Walkeno

    There was also a fatal traffic accident on Sunday afternoon in Ranchito Village in Corozal which claimed the life of an Orange Walkeno. This was the gruesome scene between mile 82 and 83, where 26 year old Justavo Patt of San Jose Village was knocked d...
  • 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...