Injured Manatee Calf Rescued from Belize River and Taken for

An injured manatee calf was rescued from the Belize River near the Haulover Bridge on
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Free National Yoga Sessions Announced for International Day of Yoga

National Coordinator for the upcoming national yoga initiative, Freda Jean Ramirez, is extending an invitation
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Elderly woman conned out of her cell phone

Imagine a nearly ninety-year-old grandmother being robbed while she was just trying to lend a
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Santa Cruz Village Police Detain Bullies Caught on Video

Police in Santa Cruz Village, Stann Creek District rounded up a group of boys caught
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Wildfire Crisis in Southern Belize Eases as Rains Arrive

The wildfire crisis in southern Belize has finally begun to subside. After weeks of battling
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Environmentalists Urge Ban on Slash-and-Burn Amid Wildfire Crisis

Several environmentalists and farmers from southern Belize have called for the government to ban the
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NEMO distributing relief to families affected by wildfires

The start of the rainy season was welcome news to residents in the Cayo and
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Prime Minister Clarifies Miscommunication on Wildfire Relief Fund

As a clarification to the dollar figures mentioned in the last House Meeting, Prime Minister
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Maya Leaders Alliance Steps Up to Aid Fire-Affected Villagers

The Maya Leaders Alliance (MLA) has pledged to render aid to its fellow villagers in
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Indian Creek Community Takes Government to Court Over Alcalde Removal

Members of the Indian Creek community in southern Belize are challenging the government in court
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San Pedro Turbine Delayed but Belize Electricity Limited Optimistic

At the last meeting with the media, the Belize Electricity Limited had given a timeline
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Belize’s Energy Dependence on Mexico and Future Power Supply Plans

As Belize works at increasing its sources of power supply, the country remains reliant on
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MSME Roadshow Kicks Off in Orange Walk to Empower Entrepreneurs

The second annual MSME Roadshow was officially opened today in Orange Walk Town.  The event
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PUP National Executive Decides General Election Candidates

Today, the People United Party’s National Executive met to determine who will represent the party
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Hope for Northern Fishermen Cooperative Amid Financial Crisis

Latest report regarding the Northern Fishermen Cooperative is that there may be hope to rescue
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Sex Offenders Registry in Belize Still Unfulfilled Six Years Later

For several years, residents have been hearing of the development of a Sex Offenders Registry
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Police Investigate Murder of Elderly Man in Roaring Creek

Police are investigating the murder of an elderly man in western Belize. Around six-thirty this
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Dangriga Constable Detained for Firing Gun at Fellow Officer

A police constable attached to the Dangriga formation is detained after unwarrantedly using his service
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Belize City Council Announces New Director of Communications

The Belize City Council has announced the elevation of Erin Miller to the post of
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Free Yoga Sessions Across Belize for International Day of Yoga

Jahro Yoga and the Rhythm of Change are collaborating to bring free sessions across the
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Government Sets July 17 for Toledo East Bi-Elections Following Honorable

The election of a new Area Representative for Toledo East is imminent since the passing
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Tehje Vaughan Avoids Prison Time, Ordered to Pay $15,000 for

Tehje Vaughan will not be serving time in prison for the death of 30-year-old, Charles
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Government and Unions Sign Delayed Collective Bargaining Agreement at House

Prime Minister John Briceno made an appearance today at the House of Culture as the
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Details Emerge in Doris Grant’s Multi-Million-Dollar Land Fraud Scheme in

Tonight, more details about alleged fraudster Doris Grant’s multi-million-dollar land scheme are emerging. As we’ve
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Police Link Recent Murders to Intricate Land Fraud Schemes; Investigations

As we’ve reported, in recent months, the police have begun to uncover intricate land schemes,
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Government Reclaims Over 2,000 Acres of Land for Belizean People

The Briceno Administration has returned over two thousand acres of land in the south to
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Prime Minister Briceno Hopeful of Cooperation from BSI/ASR for Sugar

Prime Minister John Briceno weighed in today on the work of the Commission of Inquiry
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Toledo District Residents Alerted to Potential Landslides Due to Increased

Landslides are not common in Belize, but according to Belize Hydrology Services, it could become
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May 2024 Declared Hottest Month on Record in Belize, Meteorological

In other climate related news, the month of May 2024 has been declared the hottest
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Three Injured in Road Traffic Incident on Philip Goldson Highway

Three people were injured today in a road traffic incident on the Philip Goldson Highway.
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Erin Miller Appointed Director of Communications and Marketing for Belize

The Belize City Council has announced the elevation of Erin Miller to the post of
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69-Year-Old Man Remanded for Alleged Rape of 11-Year-Old Boy; Trial

A sixty-nine-year-old man accused of raping an eleven-year-old boy was remanded to prison today.  Henry
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National Sports Council Launches Fundraising Sports App with Telethon Event

The National Sports Council has officially launched its new sports app which will be used
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Police Department Sees Positive Impact on Officer Mental Health from

The Belize Police Department has seen tremendous results in the mental health of its officers
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Belize Observes World Day Against Child Labor with Renewed Commitment

Today is World Day against Child Labor, and the government of Belize is joining other
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Commissioner of Police Discusses Legal Limits of Parental Corporal Punishment

Are parents able to physically discipline their children, and if so, to what extent? That’s
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Supplies Control Unit Assures No Political Interference in Sugar Distribution

The Supplies Control Unit under the Ministry of Enterprise has given assurance that when it
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National Fire Service Welcomes 27 New Firefighters After Rigorous Training

The National Fire Service (NFS) of Belize, operating under the auspice of the Ministry of
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Police Officers Denied Free Medical Care at KHMH, Forced to

Police officers are reportedly having trouble accessing free medical attention at public hospitals.  Love News
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Commission of Inquiry Meets with Minister Mai, Visits BSI/ASR Factory

The Commission of Inquiry that has been mandated to look into the sugar industry had
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Police Crack Down on Gangs in San Ignacio Following Local

The government has ordered a crackdown on all gang elements operating in San Ignacio and
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Bar Association Demands Belize Central Prison Address Inmate Rights Violations

The Bar Association of Belize is calling on the Belize Central Prison to address the
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Man Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Assaulting Stepson

It sparked national outrage in late May when a man in his thirties was caught
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Government Orders Review of Security Protocols at Public Health Facilities

The Ministries of Health and Wellness and Home Affairs have been tasked to assess security
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Family of Missing 69-Year-Old Woman Appeals for Public Help in

It’s been over three months since the family of sixty-nine-year-old Idolly Young Vairez has seen
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BPM Challenges Government’s Draft Representation of the People Bill

The Belize PEACE Movement (BPM) is keeping up the pressure in its fight against the
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Rainy Season Begins, Bringing Relief After Extended Drought and Wildfires

After an extended drought with some of the highest temperatures on record, the rainy season
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US Embassy Donates Equipment to Belize’s JIOC to Combat Transnational

The US Government continues to work with Belizean law enforcement to tackle transnational crime in
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Bar Patron Shot in Cotton Tree Village During Armed Robbery

A bar patron was shot last night in Cotton Tree Village, Cayo District.  The Belmopan
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18-Year-Old Loses Life While Spearfishing in Mopan River

A young man from the Cayo District lost his life while spearfishing in the Mopan
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Homeless Man Remanded for Stabbing Incident in Belize City

Mark Anthony Stevens, who says he is homeless, is now staying at the Belize Central
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Belize City Resident Granted Bail After Allegedly Stealing Cars

Belize City resident 27-year-old, Lawrence Jamie McNab is out on bail after being charged with
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Man Sentenced to Prison for Biting Police Officer During Arrest

Twenty-five-year-old Clinton Geban will be serving prison time for biting a police officer during an
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74-Year-Old Man Under Investigation for Alleged Rape of Minor

Police are investigating a case of rape reportedly carried out by a 74-year-old man.  Reports
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Galen University Establishes Scholarship Fund in Honor of Dr. Alvaro

Galen University has established a scholarship fund in the name of Dr Alvaro Rosado.  Rosado
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University of Belize Holds Staff Retreat to Strengthen Faculty Ties

The University of Belize recently held a staff retreat geared at strengthening ties between and
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Belize Peace Movement Continues to Oppose Representation of the Peoples

The Belize Peace Movement continues its rejection of the Representation of the Peoples Bill.  The
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Belize Police Department Looking to Establish Fraud Unit Amid Rising

As the SCU monitors shelf prices and sugar supply, the Police is looking to pay
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Police Officer Charged with Rape After Coercing Woman for Release

Tonight, a police officer is behind bars after he allegedly coerced a woman into having
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Increased Police Presence in Santa Elena/San Ignacio Amid Rise in

Police in Santa Elena/San Ignacio have placed more boots on the ground and increased patrols
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Youth Ambassadors Program Launches Podcast to Tackle Social Issues Affecting

Alumni of the Love Foundation’s Youth Ambassadors Program will be launching a podcast, giving young
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Northern Fishermen Cooperative Faces Foreclosure Over $11 Million Loan Default

The Northern Fishermen Cooperative, the largest fisheries cooperative in the country is reportedly on the
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FFB Takes Disciplinary Action Against National Team Players for Refusing

The Football Federation of Belize (FFB) is taking disciplinary action against three players from the
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PUP Corrects Voter Turnout Figures from Toledo East Convention

Last night, the numbers from the PUP’s convention in Toledo East were impressive. However, the
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University of Belize Announces William Dawson Memorial Scholarships for Criminal

The University of Belize has announced the availability of four scholarships under the William Dawson
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Police Brace for More Violence in San Ignacio/Santa Elena After

Police in San Ignacio/Santa Elena are bracing for more gang violence after gang leader David
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Altercation Outside Belize City Supermarket Ends in Stabbing

A man was stabbed right in front of a popular Belize City supermarket over the
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Belize City Man Recovering After Shooting Incident

A Belize City man is recovering after being shot last night. Twenty-eight-year-old Jeffrey Brown was
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Man Stabbed While Walking Dog in Belize City; Suspect Weapon

A man was stabbed just before nine o’clock last night as he walked his dog
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Investigation Continues into Murder of Fisherman Alfredo Rodriguez

Investigators are yet to establish a motive for last Thursday’s murder of 42-year-old Alfredo Rodriguez.
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Suspects Detained in Murder of Belize District Businessman Cruz Magana

Police have detained the two men they believe barged into the home of 32-year-old Cruz
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Traffic Collision Claims Life of Laborer on Hummingbird Highway

A laborer of the south was killed last night, just after seven o’clock, in a
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National Met Service Predicts Increased Moisture Tonight Amid Prolonged Dry

The National Met Service is calling for an increase in moisture tonight.  It is a
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Officials Assess Fire Damage in the South; Press Conference Highlights

As we await the rain, officials have been conducting regular assessments in the fire-affected areas,
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Health Officials Prepare for Water Contamination Risks Post-Wildfires

As the fires slowly subside and as the high temperatures are expected to be eased
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Emergency Preparedness in Question Amid Fire Response Shortcomings

Today’s press conference with the emergency players highlighted the level of preparedness that was displayed
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Wildfires Cause Economic Strain on Conservation Efforts in Western Belize

Finally, for this segment’s coverage of the fires, as the residents in the west and
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PUP Outlines Polling and Counting Procedures for Upcoming Toledo East

The People’s United Party has finalized its execution plans for the Toledo East Convention slated
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Government Considers Sugar Price Hike to Curb Smuggling

Another measure GOB believes will deter sugar smuggling is raising the commodity’s price. The government
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BSCFA Disappointed Commission of Inquiry Won’t be Public

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) has weighed in on the long-awaited start of
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BSI/ASR Raises Concerns Over COI’s Focus, Minister of Agriculture Responds

While the BSCFA plans to cooperate fully with the COI, the Belize Sugar Industries (BSI/ASR)
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Minister of Agriculture Recognizes Lack of Communication on Bread Price

The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Jose Mai, has accepted his ministry’s shortcomings in
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Guatemala seeks Belize’s help to establish Citrus Industry

The Government of Belize continues to take steps toward revitalizing the country’s once-flourishing citrus industry.
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OCEANA Belize Celebrates World Oceans Day with Nationwide Events

On World Oceans Day, a global celebration dedicated to honoring and protecting the ocean, OCEANA
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Restaurant Owner Fatally Shot in Early Morning Robbery in Santa

A restaurant owner was fatally shot early this morning near his place of business in
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Belize Delegation Strengthens Ties with El Salvador Amid Controversial Second

Foreign Affairs Minister, Francis Fonseca, has been busy in recent weeks as he expresses Belize’s
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Belize Congratulates Mexico’s First Female President-Elect, Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum

Another celebration that Belize will be joining in is the imminent inauguration of Mexico’s President-elect,
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Belize Extends Congratulations to India’s Re-elected President Narendra Modi

Belize has also issued a congratulatory message to the recently elected President for India.  President
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Belize’s Josiah Moseley Named MVP at FIBA AmeriCup Group Phase

Team Belize continues to shine on the international stage and has achieved yet another milestone
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Murder Suspects Set Free as High Court Upholds No-Case Submission

Camryn Lozano and Albert Gill who were on trial for murder, were set free today
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CEO Osmond Martinez Resigns from Ministry of Economic Development; Carlos

Chief Executive Officer Osmond Martinez had taken leave from the Ministry of Economic Development on
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Benque Marching Band Faces Court Battle Over Noise Pollution Claims

Bandfest 2024 is a few weeks away and as bands perfect their performance for the
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Joint Unions Demand Government Commitment to Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Joint Unions, better known as JUNT, are upset with the Government, alleging that it
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Belize Peace Movement Criticizes Opposition’s Redistricting Stance as Inadequate

The Belize Peace Movement (BPM) has doubled down on labeling the opposition’s stance on the
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