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Investigation to Be Launched In Connection With American Fugitive’s Stay

Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, says a full investigation will be carried out concerning
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Caye Caulker Restaurant Owner Turns American Fugitive Over to the

American fugitive, Aldrick Scott, is back in the United States in the custody of the
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The Fire Department says last week’s fire in Sandhill was

The Fire Department has confirmed that the blaze which destroyed the scene of last month’s
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Will A Mediator Help With the Sugar Impasse?

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmer’s Association (BSCFA) and the Belize Sugar Industries Limited/American Sugar Refinery
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The U.S. Embassy holds candlelight vigil to show support against

The new US Ambassador to Belize, Michelle Kwan, has joined the call to end gender-based
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Chief Environmental Officer Explains Why Waterloo’s Port Project was Rejection

Yesterday, the Department of Environment (DOE) announced that it had rejected the Port of Belize
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Oceana Belize responds to PM on seismic testing issue

Oceana Belize raised the alarm in November on a report that the Government of Belize
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Belize Government receives accolades for restructuring the Bond

The Government of Belize has received the award for Sovereign Restructuring Deal of the Year.
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DOE Rejects Port of Belize Port Expansion Project

This evening, the Department of the Environment has announced that it will not be giving
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Is COVID-19 back on the rise?

Tonight, health officials are closely monitoring the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. That’s because the
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MOHW Says No Mask Mandate this Holiday Season

While the Ministry of Health and Wellness is not expecting another major outbreak of the
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MOHW is working to keep its Belize’s medical professionals in

And as you heard, the ministry is not recommending a return of a face-mask mandate,
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Medical Supply Shortage Should Improve by Next Tender Cycle

Minister of Health and Wellness, Kevin Bernard, also addressed the claims of a continuous shortage
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Will Gang Members from Honduras Flee to Belize?

Authorities here in Belize are monitoring developments in Honduras. The Central American country has declared
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BTB Ordered to Pay Over Two Hundred Thousand Dollars to

The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has lost another legal battle due to the wrongful termination
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PM Briceño responds to Oceana’s concerns

There has been much discussion lately over seismic testing. We stress that Government has not
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Teenager Dies After Being Involved in a Vehicular Crash Two

Tonight there is sad news to report. Seventeen-year-old Jaheem Williams died early this morning after
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Murphy Family Affected by House Fire On Their Property; One

A fire this afternoon destroyed a Belize City house. The inferno broke out at the
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Two persons found guilty in the 2014 murder of Chryslin

 Tonight, the family of 16-year-old Chryslin Gladden has received justice for her brutal 2014 murder.
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Lord’s Bank resident shot while on the job in Belize

A man employed by the Leadership Intervention Unit was injured in a shooting incident this
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Guatemala says hold on Honduras we own the Sapodilla Cayes

Guatemala is asserting its claim over the Sapodilla Cayes and is expressing its disappointment in
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CCJ Says All Eyes are on Belize’s Maya Land Rights

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) held a court hearing this morning to get a
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UDP Chairman Discusses Letter to U.S. Secretary of State

UDP Chairman, Senator Michael Peyrefitte has written to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, asking
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Patrick Faber’s future in the UDP depends on Faber, says

As for former Party Leader, Patrick Faber, where does he stand? The day the news
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What’s difference between Saldivar’s and Faber’s public scrutiny?

After former Prime Minister Dean Barrow left the leadership of the UDP in his rear-view
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BCE’s Apples for Kids Charity Fundraiser is Back Again

As the Christmas season rolls around once again, the Belize Camping Experience (BCE) will be
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Prime Minister Revives Petro Caribe Agreement During Recent Trip to

Prime Minister, John Briceño, returned to Belize today after a three-day official visit to the
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PM Briceño Says No Seismic Testing for Now

Prime Minister John Briceño says no seismic testing plans are set in stone. However, he
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Will Rejection of Waterloo’s Project Prompt a Legal Battle?

Can Waterloo Investment Holdings mount a legal battle after the Cruise Tourism Facility and Cargo
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Police Department Investigating John Saldivar

Former UDP Minister John Saldivar is challenging the United States Government to produce evidence that
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BDF Soldier Shot While On-duty along Belize/Guatemala Border

A Belize Defence Force soldier was shot on Saturday during an incident near the Valentin
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Missing man found dead; his former employee charged with his

Tonight, the family of 66-year-old Owen Tucker has received closure but in one of the
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Police say they will follow the science in Elvis Polanco’s

Investigations continue into the murder of businessman, Elvis Polanco. He was gunned down on Saturday,
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PM Briceno and President Madura Sign Agreement

Prime Minister John Briceno is in Venezuela tonight. He was officially welcomed this evening by
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Senior citizen goes missing; police detain one of his employees

A senior citizen from Rural Belize has mysteriously vanished and in the wake of his
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The MHA suggests GOB establishes a special unit to assist

The Mental Health Association is calling on the Government to establish a specialized unit to
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Sixteen Days of Activism Begins Today

Today marks the beginning of the Sixteen Days of Activism geared at raising awareness to
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The NWC To Become A Statutory Body

The National Women’s Commission will now be able to exercise more autonomy over its affairs.
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GOB Looks To Revise Sexual Harassment Policy and Take it

Minister of Human Development, Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, also highlighted that these sixteen days of activism promote
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John Saldivar says he is innocent and will be challenging

Tonight, John Birchman Saldivar is fighting back and says he is innocent of all the
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John Saldivar says let the people of Belmopan decide

While Saldivar says he will be challenging the US’s decision, he also has to prove
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Teen Remains Paralyzed After Being Involved in Fatal Ranchito Vehicular

One month and thirteen days – that’s how long fifteen-year-old Jaheem Williams has been prostrate
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The UDP establishes a committee to investigate accusations of corruption

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has decided to establish a special committee to investigate the
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The UDP’s legal advisor resigns

Attorney Estevan Perrera resigned as the UDP’s legal advisor this morning. Perrera’s resignation comes after
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APSSM President says increments are not automatic

Public sector workers and teachers saw the ten percent pay cut, implemented by the Briceño
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APSSM President talks allowances

Even though increments are not automatic, the APSSM President, Sharon Frazer also discussed the issue
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The Court’s Ceilings Came Crashing Down

Urgent repairs – at least for the short-term – are necessary after a part of
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The Magistrate Court Is In Bad Shape

As we mentioned, last week Cabinet approved a supplementary appropriations bill to allocate funds to
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Three men gunned down in Rural Belize; police say it

Police are investigating a triple homicide that took place last night in Sandhill Village. All
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Police Are Still Trying to Connect an Identity to Skeletal

Police have yet to determine the identity of the skeletal remains that were found out
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Belize City robbers stopped dead in their tracks

Tonight, three men are behind bars after they were arrested in a dramatic fashion after
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Waterloo Back for Second Round of Port Expansion Project Consultations

Friday night saw the second public consultation that was held by Waterloo Investment Holdings Limited
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Waterloo Consultants Say Arrival of Larger Vessels Means Less Pollution

Waterloo’s port expansion project heavily promotes the introduction of a new cruise ship terminal in
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PBL CEO Talks About the Importance of Public Consultation

Taking both meetings into account, this sums up to over nine solid hours of recorded
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Intruder found dead inside a home in Bella Vista Village

A family in Bella Vista Village received the fright of their lives over the weekend
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The US Government donates $90,000 to residents impacted by Hurricane

The US Government has provided ninety-seven thousand US dollars worth of essential items to the
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The Japanese provides assistance to families in the wake of

The efforts to help Belize recover following Hurricane Lisa’s passage have continued to take shape.
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Reports of abduction attempts are untrue, says police

The kidnapping attempts were a farce. That’s what the Police Department has determined after investigations
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Break-in at former ComPol’s home; guns recovered

Who broke into former Police Commissioner Allen Whylie’s home? Police tonight say that they have
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Police find guns and ammo on La Isla Bonita

While police are still trying to determine if any charges will come for the false
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Shooting in Sandhill Leaves Man Hospitalized

Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Murillo is hospitalized tonight after being shot last night in Sandhill Village, Belize
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Female minor survives kidnapping attempt

Belize City residents are on high alert after an attempt was made to abduct a
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Six-year-old girl allegedly abducted up north

Today’s incident follows that of a similar nature, which happened in Orange Walk. A six-year-old
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Minister of Agriculture Says Better Safe than Sorry After Bird

Yesterday Love News broke the story that there was no avian influenza in the country,
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Over twenty million dollars will be needed to cover Hurricane

An estimated twenty-one million dollars- that’s how much the Belize City Council says will be
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NEMO continues damage and needs assessments following Lisa

The National Emergency Management Organisation is continuing its post-Hurricane Lisa assessments, particularly as it relates
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Tons of garbage left behind by Hurricane Lisa collected and

And tonight, five days after Hurricane Lisa’s devastation, the effects are still very visible across
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Crooked Tree Lagoon on flood alert

Most of Belize City’s damage was caused by strong winds and not flooding. But the
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BSI Top Boss Says to BSCFA: “Let’s Be Reasonable”

Now we shift to the north, where an impasse between the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers
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Belize Continues to Rebound After Being Devastated by Lisa

The Government of Belize is in “relief mode” as area representatives continue to assist their
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PM John Briceno Tours Affected Areas

And on Saturday, Love News spoke with PM John Briceno as he toured affected areas
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BNTU Pres says they did not agree to quick return

The Ministry of Education said over the weekend that classes should resume today – that
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Methodist Schools working on getting all its students back in

Schools in both the primary and secondary levels were affected by Hurricane Lisa. The efforts
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Secondary Schools also picking up the pieces post-Lisa

Work has already begun at several high schools across the city as they too recover
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BNTU President is not happy with how GOB is handling

While the focus of today’s event by the Belize National Teachers’ Union was the post-Hurricane
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9-year-old boy electrocuted by hanging power line

Belize Electricity Limited’s infrastructure suffered significant disruption because of Hurricane Lisa. While BEL has restored
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Taiwan injects momentum into the global transition to net-zero emissions

Chang Tzi-chin Minister of the Environmental Protection Administration Republic of China (Taiwan) November 2022 The
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7PM to 6AM Curfew For Belize District

Prime Minister of Belize Hon. John Briceno has announced that there will be a 7:00
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BWS – PUBLIC NOTICE – Boil Water Advisory

BWS hereby notifies customer that due to the effects of Hurricane Lisa, noraml water supplies
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CEMO Notice – ALL CLEAR status Activated

Personnel from NEMO and CEMO are currently conducting assessments to quantify the magnitude of damage
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BEL Power System Update – 11:30am Nov 3 2022

Belize Electricity Limited Teams have commenced restoration of power supply to affected customers, and are
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BWS Restoration of Water Supply

PRESS RELEASE November 3, 2022 For Immediate Release Restoration of water supply With Hurricane Lisa
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Phillip Goldson International Airport will officially re-open

The Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation hereby notifies that the Phillip Goldson International
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Hurricane Lisa Update Thursday, November 3rd 2022:

Only outer rain bands remain over Belize from Lisa as Lisa continues to move westward
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BEL Power System Update – 6:00am Nov 3 2022

Belize Electricity Limited joins the rest of the country in our recovery from the damages
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Tropical Storm Lisa Moves West of Belize

At 12:00 am local time, Tropical Storm Lisa was near latitude 17.6N, longitude 89.6W or
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BWS notifies Water Interruptions During Storm

BWS notifies customers that due to the effects of Hurricane Lisa, there will be water
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NOTICE from Benque Viejo Town Council

The Benque Mayor and the Emergency Commitee is asking ALL business establishments/ Supermarkets, Restaurant &
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BEL Power System Update – 1:30pm Nov 2 2022:

BEL Power System Update – 1:30pm Nov 2 2022: Some areas in Belize City, rural
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National Emergency Management Organization Advisory No. 5

ADVISORY NO. 5 – HURRICANE LISA As at 12:30 PM, WEDNESDAY, 2nd NOVEMBER 2022 The
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BEL Update to NEMO – 12 noon

BEL Update to NEMO – 12 noon, Nov 2 2022: BEL’s teams continue to monitor
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Ministry Monitoring Canal Capacity

Kindly be advise that the Ministry has its team monitoring the canal capacity and we
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PM John Briceno Declares State of Emergency

Prime Minister issued an audio message, explaining that he has spoken to the Attorney General
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Need Police Assistance? Feel free to 911 or Crime Stoppers

Need Police Assistance? Feel free to 911 or Crime Stoppers at 922 or any ot
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HURRICANE LISA ADVISORY NO. 4

As at 7:30 AM, WEDNESDAY, 2nd NOVEMBER 2022 The National Meteorological Service of Belize (NMS)
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Emergency Outage – Portion Belize City

Wednesday, November 2 from 9:00AM to 10:00AM Affected areas: Portion of Belize City which includes
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Belize Issues Hurricane Warning (RED – II)

PRESS RELEASE Belize Issues Hurricane WarningBelmopan, 1st November 2022. 12:30 p.m. Effective midday, today, 1st
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Flood Bulletin No 2 November 1, 2022

FLOOD BULLETIN No 2November 1, 2022 at12 pm The National Hydrological Service hereby updates the
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