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Atlantic Bank Sues Michael Feinstein for Fraud and Breach of

Atlantic Bank Limited (the Bank) has filed a lawsuit in the High Court of Belize
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PM Briceno Reacts to Minister Espat’s Sudden Death

Prime Minister John Briceno says the death of Minister of State Michael Espat came as
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Toledo East Bi-election Looms Following Michael Espat’s Passing

While Prime Minister John Briceno says Espat did not speak about a possible succession plan
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Glenfield Dennison Set to Be Sworn In as Union Senator

Attorney Glenfield Dennison is preparing to be sworn in as the next union Senator.  Love
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Government Minister Mike Espat Dies of Massive Heart Attack, Social

News of the death of Honorable Mike Espat reached our newsroom just before ten o’clock
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Toledo East Prepares for Bi-election Following Mike Espat’s Passing

The passing of Area Representative Mike Espat has set in motion, plans for a bi-election
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Senator Kevin Herrera Addresses Transparency and Accountability in Public Office

Senator for the private sector, Kevin Herrera, was on The Morning Show today talking about
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Belize City Family Scammed Out of Thousands in Vehicle Deal

A Belize City family has reportedly been scammed out of several thousand dollars by a
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Public Service Union Engages in Training to Strengthen Workers’ Rights

The Public Service Union (PSU) wants to improve its effectiveness and strengthen its ability to
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Stake Bank Enterprises Accuses Atlantic Bank of Unlawful Acts, Seeks

Stake Bank Enterprises Limited (SEBL) is making allegations against Atlantic Bank Limited and has now
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Belize Government Eyes World Bank Partnership to Revitalize Toledo District

The Government of Belize hopes to work with the World Bank to transform the Toledo
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Millennium Change Corporation Greenlights $125M Grant for Belize’s Education and

The Millennium Change Corporation (MCC) has approved a 125-million-dollar grant for Belize. Last week, a
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Power Outages Spark Discontent Across Belize; BEL Responds

Many Belizeans across the country were upset yesterday after a series of power outages occurred
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St. Francis Xavier Credit Union Board Suspended Amid Management Concerns

Members of the Board of Directors along with the General Manager, Rafael Dominguez Senior of
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Lawsuit Looms: Receiver for Stake Bank Enterprise Accused of Mismanagement

Marlowe Neal, the receiver appointed by Atlantic Bank Limited for Stake Bank Enterprise has been
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Power Rationing Leaves Belizeans in the Dark: BEL Grapples with

Residents in Belmopan, San Pedro and several areas in the south experienced power outage after
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Thousands Unregistered with Social Security Board: Disparity Revealed in Labor

There are almost eighty thousand Belizeans in the labor force not registered under the Social
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Squad 97 Makes History: Largest Police Recruit Cohort Graduates in

The Police Department had history made today as Squad 97 has been marked the largest
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Police Recruitment Milestone: UN Gender Inclusion Standards Surpassed

The Police Department made history today in several areas including the total number of recruits
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Decades After Brutal Murder, Sandra Ruiz’s Killer Sentenced to 30

The details of the brutal killing of Sandra Ruiz in 2008 resurfaced in court today
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Major Gang Bust: Drugs, Weapons Seized, Three Men Remanded

Three Belize City gang members are at the Hattieville Ramada after being busted with several
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Exhibit Keeper in Cannabis Candy Scandal Faces New Charges

In April 2023, police exhibit keeper, thirty-eight-year-old Mario Bustillos made headlines after he improperly disposed
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Extradition Case of Murder Suspect to Commence with New Legal

The extradition case of Nimrod Tillett, who is wanted for a murder in Mexico, is
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Accused robber Ronald Gibson dies after being shot

Belmopan resident, Ronald Gibson is dead after being hospitalized for the past 11 days.  The
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PUP Chairman denies division at City Hall over Albert Vaughn’s

The Chairman of the People’s United Party has denied that there is a current a
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Mayor Wagner Sticking to his guns on decision to make

While the councilors may be seeking to reverse Vaughn’s appointment, City Hall’s head honcho, Mayor
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Anthony “Boots” Martinez seeks to get recall petition rejection reversed

Anthony “Boots” Martinez says the Elections and Boundaries Department erred in rejecting several of the
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Toledo Family Awaits Post-Mortem; Forensics Department Responds

Yesterday we told you of the family in Silver Creek Village, Toledo District who have
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Family of Deceased Pleads for Release of Matriarch’s Body Amid

A family of Silver Creek Village in the Toledo District has turned to the news
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Former Police Officer Elmer Nah Ordered to Stand Trial for

Elmer Nah will be standing trial later this year for a 2022 triple murder.  The
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Allegations of Setup Arise in Elmer Nah Case: Prosecutor Responds

In recent weeks, our newsroom has received videos and declarations from multiple persons, declaring that
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City Hall Rift Escalates: Deputy Mayor and Councilors Challenge Administrator

Deputy Mayor Allan Pollard and five other city councilors have handed the main opposition some
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Murder Near Police Station Sparks Concern in State of Emergency

A man was slain last night within shouting distance of the Mahogany Street Police Station.
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American Tourist Dies in Tragic Snorkeling Accident at Glover’s Reef

An American national lost his life while swimming in the waters of the Glover’s Reef
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Delivery Man Claims Setup After Drug Bust: Alleges Misleading Delivery

A delivery man alleges that he was quote “set up” unquote, after a delivery job
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Albert Vaughan Assumes Role of City Administrator at Belize City

Former City Councilor, Albert Vaughan, assumed the post of City Administrator today at the Belize
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Three Guatemalans Arrested in Chiquibul National Park with Firearms

Three Guatemalans were arrested and charged after being found by Friends for Conservation (FCD) in
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Police Officer Faces Charges for Assaulting Wife in Dangriga

A police officer is facing criminal and internal charges after he assaulted his wife and
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Murder Investigation Launched after Darren Taylor Gunned Down in Dangriga

Investigators in southern Belize are probing into the murder of Dangriga resident, Darren Taylor. The
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Jealousy Suspected in Fatal Ambush on Placencia Road

Another man from southern Belize lost his life over the weekend in what police believe
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Harmonyville Resident Killed in George Price Highway Collision

A man from the Harmonyville community in the Cayo District died on Saturday night in
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National Sports Council Honors CARIFTA Games Athletes

The National Sports Council held a motorcade over the weekend for Belizean athletes Demetrie Myers
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Jamie-Lee Usher Denies Interest in Belize City Administrator Seat Amid

An article published on Hot off the Press earlier today has named Jamie-Lee Usher as
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Belize City Council and Christian Workers Union Stalled in Collective

Despite months of negotiations, the Belize City Council and the Christian Workers Union are yet
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Anthony Boots Martinez’s Recall Petition Falls Short by 96 Signatures

96 signatures – that is the amount that Anthony Boots Martinez would have needed to
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UDP Supports PEACE Movement’s push for redistricting

The next General Elections should be held sometime next year; however, the issue of redistricting
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Bejerano Family Challenges Ministry’s Eviction Order in Toledo District

The Bejerano family in the Toledo District continues to fight against what they say is
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Record-Breaking Tourism Numbers Prompt Upgrades at PGIA

Tourism in Belize closed out the month of March with a record-breaking number of visitors.
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Belize Launches Laboratory Information Management System to Enhance Forensic Capabilities

The Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) was officially launched this morning, spearheaded by the Ministry
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ANU Commander Demoted After Failing to Meet Requirements

This next story is one of those that normally go under the radar, and one
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Opposition Alarmed by Minister’s Alleged Political Interference in Corozal Elections

Minister of State, Elvia Vega-Samos is being looked at by the opposition as pulling political
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Police Detain Alleged Gang Members Following Security Force Member’s Murder

Tonight, more alleged gang members from Belize City are being rounded up by police to
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Coast Guard Member Slain in Belize City Allegedly Over Domestic

A member of the Belize Coast Guard was slain within shouting distance of his Belize
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Family of Detained Suspect in Belize City Shooting Disputes Police

While police say Jones played a role in the murder, his family says otherwise. Last
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UDP Chairman Condemns Killing of Coast Guard Member, Calls Attention

UDP Chairman Michael Peyrefitte has condemned the killing of Seaman Apprentice, Charles James.  Peyrefitte was
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Belize City Council Faces Quandary in Selecting New City Administrator

Three persons were interviewed today at City Hall as the council seeks to hire a
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Land Dispute: John Bejerano Claims Ownership, BDF Evicts

John Bejerano has gone on public record indicating that he is being evicted from land
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Belize’s Energy Sector Overhaul: New Legislation Explained

Last month, the government approved new legislation geared at modernizing and putting in place safety
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PUC Reviews BEL’s Tariff Proposal Amidst Balance Recovery Concerns

In other news from the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), the commission is currently reviewing Belize
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Oscar Selgado Convicted of Murder Abetment: Attorney Appeals Verdict

On March 8, seasoned defense attorney, Oscar Selgado was convicted of abetment to commit murder
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Witness Behind Bars: Giovanni Ramirez Arrested Amidst Selgado Trial

In an ironic twist, while Selgado is in prison awaiting the transcripts of his trial,
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Questions Arise in Santander Employee’s Death: Family Seeks Answers

The family of a Santander Sugar Refinery employee who died at the site has questions
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Belize City Construction Worker Pleads Guilty to Assault Charges After

A Belize City construction worker wasted no time in court today when he was read
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Roaring Creek Residents Charged with Murder of Police Constable Dylan

Police have brought charges against the men they believed killed Police Constable Dylan Anthony.  Roaring
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Families of Accused Murderers Protest Amid Charges

While police believe they have the right men, their families are saying otherwise as they
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Belmopan Mayor Addresses Controversy Surrounding Finance Director’s Hiring

Belmopan Mayor, Pablo Cawich has commented on the hiring of Flavio Tzalam as the Finance
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Women account for more than 50% of Belize’s population

Government ministers met for their regular weekly Cabinet meeting today in Belmopan. As part of
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PSU President Urges Belize Defence Force to Defend Salary Packages

President of the Public Service Union (PSU), Dean Flowers, has called on the Belize Defence
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Belmopan Mother Fires Licensed Gun in Face-off with Robber

Belmopan resident and mother, Gilda Abadi, has been a licensed gun holder for the past
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Guilty Verdict: Lincoln Bejerano Convicted of Murder After Lengthy Trial

Lincoln Bejerano was found guilty of murder this morning in the Belmopan High Court.  Bejerano
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Accused Shooter Remanded: Krismar Espinosa Charged with Murder of Wilbert

Tonight, 34-year-old, Krismar Espinosa is back behind bars after he allegedly shot and killed 38-year-old,
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American National Dies After Bar Brawl in La Isla Bonita:

Investigators have detained two residents of La Isla Bonita after an American national was hit
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BDF Volunteer in prison following reported rape

A woman has reported a case of rape, and a volunteer of the Belize Defence
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120 House Lots Allocated in Rural Stann Creek

120 house lots were distributed in rural Stann Creek yesterday.  Each lot measures ten thousand
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From Ashes to Homes: Red Bank Village Fire Victims Receive

Twenty-six months after seven homes were destroyed by fire in Red Bank Village, the five
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New Ministers of State Sworn In: Belmopan Welcomes Three Appointees

The three newly appointed Ministers of State were officially sworn in yesterday in the City
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First-Time Mayor Dives In: Belmopan’s Pablo Cawich’s First Month Report

Recently elected, first-time Mayor for Belmopan, Pablo Cawich is one of the nine municipal leaders
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Council Clash: San Ignacio/Santa Elena Councillor Sandra Tosh Lanza Calls

The circumstances surrounding an upset within the San Ignacio/Santa Elena Town Council are still being
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UDP Demands Recount in Punta Gorda Municipal Elections Amid Allegations

The United Democratic Party (UDP) is demanding a recount of the ballots cast in the
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Nadia Martin-Caliz Elected President of Belize National Teachers’ Union

Nadia Martin-Caliz was elected this evening as the new president of the Belize National Teachers’
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Assessing Adherence: Belize City’s Response to New Traffic Laws

It’s been 34 days since new traffic laws came into effect that mandates the use
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Former Public Servant Charles Bartlett Hyde Laid to Rest at

Charles Bartlett Hyde has transitioned at age 100.  The former career public servant was laid
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Belize City Council Members Conduct Inaugural Site Tours for Insightful

Today, the newly sworn-in 2024-2027 Belize City Council Members embarked on site tours.  The tour
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Cabinet Reshuffle: Changes and New Faces in Briceno Administration

Several Cabinet portfolios were shuffled earlier today within the Briceno Administration.  The move saw Andre
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Andre Perez Returns to Cabinet Amid Unresolved Allegations

With the changes now in effect, the matter of Andre Perez and his re-inclusion into
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BNTU Prepares for Presidential Election at 54th Annual Convention

The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) will be holding an election tomorrow to select a
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Christian Workers’ Union Welcomes New Executive Members

In related union news, there are two new executive members of the Christian Workers’ Union
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SI 39 of 2024: PUC’s Efforts Towards Electricity Market Competition

Statutory Instrument Number 39 of 2024 was approved on March 4, 2024.  It is a
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Bladen 12 Case Continues

The men known as the Bladen 12, who are charged in connection with a 2021
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Belize Defence Force Senior Officer Charged with Grievous Harm in

A senior soldier in the Belize Defence Force (BDF) was arraigned in court this afternoon
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Belize Mourns Passing of Prominent Ambassador, David Allan Kirkwood Gibson

David Gibson, a native of Belmopan, was a prominent figure back in the 1990s when
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Multinational Force Led by Kenya to Assist Haiti in Restoring

For the past three years, Haiti has been embroiled in violence by the gangs fighting
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Belize Amnesty Applications Under Review, Thousands Await Decision

The Ministry of Immigration has announced that the revision of amnesty applications are still under
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Belizeans Rush to Stock Up on Fish for Good Friday

For many, today was the last day to get their fish stock for Good Friday.
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The Belize Police Department Outlines Easter Road Safety Measures

The Belize Police Department says it will be out in full force this holiday weekend
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Government Takes Action Against Illegal Roads from Guatemala

Minister of Sustainable Development Orlando Habet says that the government is working to devise solutions
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Blaze Leaves Belize City Family Homeless, Caused by Makeshift Stove

A Belize City family of five is displaced after a blaze in Belize City gutted
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