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IMF Report: Belize’s Economy Shows Remarkable Growth Despite Global Challenges

With Belize being a member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the country is scheduled
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World Bank Joins IMF in Concerns Over Belize’s Public Sector

Interestingly, the IMF is not the only one that has expressed concerns over the public
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Repeat Offender: Dangriga Man Faces Rape Charges for Second Time,

Dangriga Police reportedly has a man in custody who is facing rape charges, yet again. 
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Trial Begins for Anke Doehm Accused of Cruelty to Belizean

Anke Doehm is a 63-year-old American national who is on trial for cruelty to a
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Joint Unions Upset with Government for Allegedly Dodging Meetings

The Joint Unions are upset this evening as they are alleging that the government officials
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BEL Extends Electricity to Two More Villages in Southern Belize

Two more villages in southern Belize are getting electricity through a Mini-Grid electrification project from
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Teaching Commission Rethinks Decision on UDP Mayoral Candidate’s Leave

The Teaching Services Commission will be rethinking its position on the United Democratic Party Mayoral
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Costa Rican Scammer Behind Bars after Defrauding Belizean Resorts

A Costa Rican man accused of scamming two high-end Belizean resorts is spending his first
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Dangriga Police Inaugurate New Precinct to Enhance Community Safety

The Belize Police Department inaugurated a new precinct in Dangriga Town today. The building was
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Suspects in Double Murder Case Surrender to Police in Belize

Two men have turned themselves in for the double murder of 36-year-old Troy Hyde and
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Cayo Man Escapes Shooting, Wife Grazed in Attack

A man from the Cayo District was targeted last night in a shooting incident. Around
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Bladen 12 Trial Progressing Slowly

The voir dire (trial within a trial) for the Bladen 12 is only about halfway
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Single Mother and Four Children Left Homeless after Belmopan Fire

A single mother of 4 from Belmopan is currently homeless following a fire that destroyed
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Firefighters Battle Blaze at Abandoned Home in Belize City

Firefighters worked to put out a large fire that consumed an abandoned home on Mudd
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Three Men Charged with Murder in Connection to Dangriga Shooting

Three men were charged for the murder of Delroy Menzies. 19-year-old Cody Michael Myrick Williams,
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Man Fined for Damaging Property During Domestic Dispute

A Belize City man was fined for damaging a woman’s house during a domestic dispute.
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Bus Driver Fined for Assault and Property Damage in Road

A bus driver is fined for throwing a pint bottle at another bus. 22-year-old Jeshron
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Tragedy at Sea: Vessel Capsizes, Claiming One Life, Belize Coast

Eight men were at sea this afternoon when the vessel they were in capsized at
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Former Minister Hugo Patt Returns to Senate Inquiry, Dodges Questions

Former Minister of Lands, Hugo Patt, appeared again before the Special Select Senate Committee this
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Former Lands Minister Evades Inquiry, Refuses to Answer Dozens of

There were more than 12 questions that the former Lands Minister declined to answer, on
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Senate Inquiry Heats Up: Hugo Patt Alleges Senator of Received

Finally, from today’s Senate Inquiry, was an exchange between Patt and Senator Kevin Herrera.  In
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Tokyo Animation Lecturer Inspires Belizean Enthusiasts

Animation enthusiasts were captivated by Tokyo Lecturer in an Animation Conference today, organized by the
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Sylvio Camara Named as Victim in Sea Tragedy

Earlier in our newscast, we told you of the men who were rescued at sea
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UDP Unveils Tech-Infused Manifesto Days Ahead of Municipal Elections

There are just days to go until the March 6 Municipal Elections and political parties
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University of Belize Hosts Mayoral Candidates for Panel Discussion

With elections on the horizon, the University of Belize (Toledo Campus) hopes to provide students
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Resort Scam Unveiled: Foreigner Arrested for Alleged Deception of Over

A foreigner, whose nationality is yet to be confirmed, was captured by San Pedro Police
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New River Recovery Progress Notable but Ongoing

The Ministry of Natural Resources says that the New River in Orange Walk still has
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Swearing-In Ceremony: 38 New Justices of the Peace in Dangriga

A total of 38 new Justices of the Peace (JP) were officially sworn in today
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Teenager Shot in La Democracia Village, Refuses to Cooperate with

 A teenager was shot last night at around ten o’clock as he socialized in a
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Court Bailiff Trial Continues: Sentencing Indication and Allegations Revealed

The trial continued today for the court bailiff who made headlines for allegedly brandishing a
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Drug Possession: Belize City Resident Fined $2,500

A Belize City resident was fined after he pleaded guilty to drug possession.  28-year-old, Andre
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Healing Hands Abroad Provides Free Surgical Care in Belmopan and

Healing Hands Abroad (HHA) has been providing free consultations and surgical care to patients in
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Medina Bank Access Improves with Completion of Road Works in

As a continuation of road works done by the Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development,
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Grieving Families of Belize Defence Force Helicopter Crash Victims Still

It’s been four years since four members of the Belize Defence Force lost their lives
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Four Fallen Soldiers: Calls for Recognition Amplify on Anniversary Amid

Had it not been for the release issued today, highlighting the pending compensation to the
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Legal Trouble Looms for Former Minister ‘Boots’ Martinez Over Comments

Former minister Anthony “Boots” Martinez may be facing legal troubles over some comments he made
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Missing Santa Cruz Teenager Found Unharmed in Belmopan

Santa Cruz teenager Nellis Maria Diaz has been found unharmed. Police have confirmed to the
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Elected Councilor Double Dipping ?

It may not have any impact or consequences, but Love News understands that there was
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Historic Milestone: Garifuna Language to be Included in School Curriculum

After three years of collaboration between the Ministry of Education and the National Garifuna Council
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Belize, Mexico, Guatemala Collaborate on Water Resource Management Project

The National Hydrology Service gathered with local and regional stakeholders today for a workshop on
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Belizean NGOs Receive Funding for Natural Resource Conservation Projects

The Belize Nature Conservation Foundation (BNCF) and Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) have provided much-needed
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Bladen 12 Trial Extended: Defense Attorney Highlights Importance of Voir

Defense attorney Leroy Banner, says that the trial for the Bladen 12, the men accused
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St. Michael’s Primary School in Belmopan Targeted in Second Burglary

Investigators out west are probing into a break-in at St. Michael’s Primary School in Belmopan.
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Violent Altercation in Bella Vista Village: Man Loses Eye in

A man from the Toledo District lost an eye during a fight yesterday. Around 4:20
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Police Corporal Remanded to Prison for Wounding Allegations

A Corporal of Police was denied bail and remanded to the Belize Central Prison for
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Chinese Businessman Charged for Discharging Firearm Remains in Prison

Chinese Businessman who allegedly shot a customer during a dispute remains in prison. 29-year-old, Wenjing
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Love Foundation Hosts Workshop on Domestic Violence and Gender Norms

25 men and boys met under the theme “Promoting respect and equity together” in a
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Belize Represented at COFCOR Meeting in Guyana

Minister of Foreign Affairs Francis Fonseca, represented Belize on Sunday at the 19th Special Meeting
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Nominations Open for the 19th Outstanding Women’s Award by National

The National Women’s Commission (NWC) is officially welcoming nominations for the 19th Outstanding Women’s Award.
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Ministry of Agriculture Partners with JICA to Educate Small Farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture has partnered with the Japan International Cooperation Agency to educate small
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Belize High School’s Legal Counsel Audrey Matura Responds to Senior

Belize High School’s legal counsel, Audrey Matura, has responded to Senior Counsel Dean Barrow regarding
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Belize Tourism Board Initiates Major Upgrades to Recreational Areas in

Two recreational areas in the Cayo District are getting major upgrades thanks to the Belize
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Chief Elections Officers Confirms Receipt of Port Loyola Recall Petitions

Chief Elections Officer, Josephine Tamai, has confirmed that the Elections and Boundaries Department has received
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Belize to Receive DNA Testing Machine Confirms Minister of Home

Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, has confirmed that Belize will receive a DNA Testing
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Outgoing Belmopan Mayor Raises Concerns Over RECONDEV

Outgoing Belmopan Mayor Sheran “Sharon” Palacio, is raising an issue over the Reconstruction and Development
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Elections and Boundaries Department Prepared for Upcoming Municipal Elections

Municipal elections are nine days away, and the Elections and Boundaries Department is ready to
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Minister of Education Provides Update on Negotiations with Belize National

Minister of Education, Francis Fonseca has given an update on the negotiations with the Belize
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Minister of Education Comments on Brain Drain Concerns in Belize

The term brain drain refers to a situation where skilled persons leave their home country
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Over a Hundred New Justices of the Peace Sworn In,

Over a hundred new Justices of the Peace were officially sworn in over the weekend.
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Trouble at Helping Hand Preschool Leaves Children Without Classes

There is trouble at the Helping Hand Preschool in Mahogany Heights which has the children
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Belizeans in Los Angeles Organize Fundraiser for Vital Medical Equipment

A group of Belizeans in Los Angeles are holding a fundraiser to support a donation
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Woman Escapes Assault at Belize Defence Force Base in Ladyville

A woman employed with the Belize Defence Force (BDF) says she was attacked and almost
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Media Blocked from Forward Operating Base Reopening Ceremony

After reporting on the deterioration, and the urgency for the Forward Operating Base to be
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Retaliation Feared in Wake of Fatal Shooting in Belize City

Tonight, police in Belize City are bracing for retaliation after a well-known street figure and
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Police Commissioner Assures Residents Amidst Double Murder in Jane Usher

And to quell the concern of citizens in the Jane Usher Boulevard Area, the Commissioner
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Controversy Surrounds Haulover Bridge Construction Quality; Chief Engineer Clarifies

There are still some minor additions pending for the new Haulover Bridge until the official
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Concern Grows for Missing Teen Last Seen in Guatemala

Four days ago, we told you of the 14-year-old child that was reported missing by
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ComPol Comments on UDP Attorney Rape Allegation Case

While Police were able to detain three men for last night’s double murder, the investigation
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Pastor Scammed out of $13,000

A pastor has lost over $13,000 in a land scam. 62-year-old, Jesus Contreras, reported to
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Woman Charged with Impersonating Minister Claims Innocence

The woman charged for allegedly impersonating Minister Cordel Hyde and scamming several persons out of
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Police To Launch Cybercrime Education Campaign

Considering the uptick in cybercrimes and online scams, the Belize Police Department is working to
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Commissioner of Police Responds to Concerns Over Criminal Code Amendments

The Commissioner of Police has responded to concerns raised by Opposition Senator Michael Peyrefitte over
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Firearms Board to Audit Licensing Procedures

The Firearms and Ammunition Control Board will be carrying out an audit into the past
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Woman Out on Bail in Aggravated Assault Case

One of the two women who allegedly attacked a teenager with a pint bottle and
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Man Survives Threat Over Tools in Belize City

A Belize City man almost lost his life yesterday around noon over a bag of
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Trial Begins for Bailiff Facing Gun Offenses

Trial for the municipal court bailiff who was charged with 5 related gun offenses has
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Man Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting Teen in Belize City

A 40-year-old man who allegedly slapped a 13-year-old boy was sentenced to prison. Wilfred Stanley
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Police Nearing Conclusion in Cyberbullying Case Against Belize Figure

Cops in the north are winding down their investigation into Joseph Budna’s alleged cyberbullying actions
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Police Training Effectiveness Questioned Amidst Court Concerns

Do police officers need more training or are they simply not doing their jobs? That’s
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Scout Association of Belize Elects New Board Members

The Scout Association of Belize has a newly elected board of directors and commissioners. The
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Belize Red Cross Partners with CARPHA for Mosquito-Based Disease Survey

The Belize Red Cross is teaming up with the Caribbean Public Health Agency to launch
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Belize Audubon Society Hosts Great Backyard Bird Count Event

 Over the weekend the Belize Audubon Society held the Great Backyard Bird Count, a community
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Woman Reported Missing in San Ignacio Town: Husband Seeks Public

A woman of San Ignacio Town has been reported missing by her husband.  50-year-old, Reyna
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World Pediatric Project Conducts Neonatal Training in Belize Hospitals

World Pediatric Project partnered with the Ministry of Health and Wellness to conduct a series
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Sagicor Financial Sponsors Award Categories at Caribbean Media Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, Sagicor Financial Company will be sponsoring two award categories in
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PUP nominates Municipal Elections Slates

Nomination Day – it is part of the election process where those persons looking to
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Caribbean Shores Area Rep Reflects on Nomination Day Turnout

While today’s showing of PUP supporters is nothing like what we have seen in past
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Third Parties and Independents Nominate Candidates for Municipal Elections

The second set of municipal candidates to get nominated was the third parties, and the
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UDP Concludes Nomination Process for Municipal Elections

Wrapping up the nomination process was the United Democratic Party (UDP) which had their turn
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CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting Set to Begin in Georgetown,

Leaders from across the region are gathering in Georgetown Guyana this weekend for the 46th
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GOB Identifies Areas to Tackle in Push to Alleviate Poverty

While the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has recently provided financing to have the Statistical Institute
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Woman Accused of Scamming Using Fake DPM Facebook Profile Granted

A woman accused of scamming people for money using a fake Facebook profile of Deputy
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Rotary Club Donates Playground to Holy Redeemer RC School in

The Rotary Club of Belize Sunrise inaugurated a new playground at Holy Redeemer RC School
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Scouts Association of Belize Prepares for Founder’s Day Commemoration

The Scouts Association of Belize has been hosting a series of activities this month in
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Ambassador Assad Shoman Advocates for Palestinian Rights at International Court

Ambassador Assad Shoman spoke at the International Court of Justice in The Hague this morning. 
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Senior Counsel Wilfred Elrington Loses Appeal, Ordered to Pay Hundreds

Senior Counsel Wilfred Elrington will have to cough up hundreds of thousands of dollars after
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