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Senate Inquiry Motion Filed to Investigate Belize-Portico Agreement

A motion for a Senate Inquiry into the Definitive Agreement has been sent to the
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Senator Calls for Commission Inquiry into Gun License Issuance

Lead Senator for the United Democratic Party, Michael Peyrefitte, is now calling for a commission
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Belize Sugar Industries Wraps Up Challenging Crop Season

Today, the Belize Sugar Industries (BSI) held a small celebration highlighting the end of their
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Partnership Between Belize and Mexico to Benefit Hundreds of Farmers

Hundreds of farmers will be benefiting from a partnership between Belize’s Ministry of Agriculture and
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Special Envoy Addresses Assistance for Sarstoon Street Fire Victims

The media caught up with Special Envoy, Rossana Briceno, at the Sembrando Vida event, where
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Port of Belize Urges Investigation into Definitive Agreement

The Port of Belize Limited has sent off a second letter to the Contractor General
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Tragic House Fire Claims Life of Toddler with Special Needs

Tonight, two families are mourning the loss of a special needs toddler who perished in
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Will anyone be held responsible and face charges for the

As the smoke clears and the entire ordeal is processed, one question remains: “Will anyone
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Fatal Road Traffic Incident Leaves Young Man Dead in Cayo

A young man is dead following a road traffic incident on the Bullet Tree Road,
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Police Commissioner Seeks Compensation Over Defamatory Video on Gun License

Police Commissioner Chester Williams is seeking compensation for damages reportedly brought on by a video
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Barry Williams Demands Retraction and Apology over Allegations of Money

Another possible lawsuit is from Barry Williams.  Williams’ name has been called in recent weeks
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Clarification of PM Briceno’s definitive agreement statement

There is another point to clarify tonight as part of our housekeeping.  As you may
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High Court ammunitions case involving Elmer Nah adjourned

The trial surrounding ammunition charges against Elmer Nah, Epifania Caliz and Manuel Caliz was adjourned
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Road Traffic Accident in Rural Belize Leaves One Dead and

Three men are hospitalized and one man is dead following a road traffic incident in
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78-year-old injured in collision on the George Price Highway

There was another road traffic incident, this time on the George Price Highway.  Just after
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Police Commissioner Reports Progress in Forensics Unit’s Assistance with Major

Police Commissioner Chester Williams has reported that the forensics unit, and its staff are progressing
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Here’s what’s up with the heat

Recent days have seen multiple power outages across the country, and has compounded the effects
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Murder Charge Dropped: David Arnold Walks Free in DJ Hard

David Arnold, who was charged for the 2017 murder of Andrew Bennett, popularly known as
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Tragic Road Accident Claims Three Lives

Tonight, two families are mourning and one man is clinging to life after a road
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Investigation Underway: Woman Found Dead in Vehicle Fire in Cayo

Police and firefighters are investigating the death of a young woman who lost her life
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Christian Workers Union Threatens Industrial Action Against Port of Belize

As if the Definitive Agreement were not enough for the government to deal with, the
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Port of Belize and Christian Workers Union Lock Horns Over

The notice from the Christian Workers Union (CWU) came just after three o’clock this afternoon. 
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Port of Belize Files Notice of Proceedings Against Former Minister

The attorneys for the Port of Belize Limited have filed a notice of intended proceedings
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Union President Hopes for Serious Charges Against Erwin Contreras Amid

The silence of the unions was broken today when President of the Public Service Union,
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Stake Bank Enterprises To Take Legal Action Against Government Over

The Definitive Agreement’s scandal seems nowhere close to dying.  As a matter of fact, it
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Public Service Union Breaks Silence on Controversial Definitive Agreement

The Public Service Union (PSU) is the first union to make a public statement against
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Waterloo Investments Challenges Oceana and Environmental NGOs Over Controversial Agreement

Waterloo Investments is calling on Oceana to break the silence of the environmental and conservation
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Belize Electricity Limited Implements Contingency Measures Amid Energy Supplier Pause

The Belize Electricity Limited is currently on alert after one of their energy suppliers, BAPCOL,
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Social Security Board Expects Lucrative Returns After Investing $20 Million

The Social Security Board (SSB) is expecting a handsome return on investments after injecting twenty
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Social Security Board Defends $20 Million Loan Amid Opposition Criticism

The Social Security Board (SSB) says that contrary to comments made by Opposition Senator Michael
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Poll Ranks John Saldivar as Least Favorable Politician in Belize

A few weeks ago, politician John Saldivar was shunned and chased out of a UDP
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Survey Shows Briceno Administration Making Strides in Fighting Corruption

The Briceno Administration has been making meaningful steps to reduce government corruption, according to the
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Belize Submits Rejoinder to ICJ in Guatemala Territorial Dispute Case

Belize has submitted its Rejoinder to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) reference the Territorial,
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Michael Ashcroft Reveals Findings of “2023 Belize Poll” on Political

After commissioning surveys on the country’s state for over 13 years, today, Michael Ashcroft revealed
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Survey Shows Increased Popularity for John Briceno in Belize’s Political

Ashcroft’s commissioned survey also looked at several aspects of Belize’s political landscape from the least
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Attorney General Magali Marin-Young to Leave Office, Returning to Private

Attorney General, Magali Marin-Young will be demitting office at the end of this month.  Love
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Special Prosecutor Bill Sent Back to Cabinet for Adjustments after

At this week’s Senate meeting, the Special Prosecutor Bill was sent back to the Cabinet. 
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Cabinet Approves Amendments to Legislation on Deliberate Transmission of HIV/AIDS

Cabinet has approved the amendments to legislation that punishes an individual for deliberately or recklessly
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First Boledo, Now Fantasy 5 and Pick 3

Thirty seven days after the last Boledo Draw, avid gamblers are now seeing the last
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Stake Bank Enterprise LTD sends court threats to the Government

The Government has two days to publicly declare the Definitive Agreement as null and void;
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Belize Port Authority claims Definitive Agreement bypassed them

As Stake Bank Enterprise awaits a reaction from the government on their request to declare
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Leader of the Opposition demands answers from PM Briceno

Leader of the Opposition, Moses Shyne Barrow, seems to not be letting up anytime soon
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Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association Supports Government’s Proposed Changes in

Farmers Association (BSCFA) has said that they fully support government’s newly proposed changes to the
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BSCFA Supports New Regulations, says it will ensure transparency

Another major point of contention at today’s press conference was the payment of Fairtrade. BSCFA’s
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Portico Enterprises Denounces Leader of the Opposition’s Comments

Portico Enterprises Limited has issued a press release that has, in essence, called out the
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Investigation into Portico Agreement Launched says Minister of Home Affairs

Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, is the first from the Briceno Administration who has
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Minister Musa Denies Involvement in Cabinet Paper Leak, Prime Minister

As it relates to the leak of the Cabinet Paper, Musa has denied any involvement
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Offshore Oil Rig “Frida 1” Leaves Belizean Waters After Brief

After being in Belize’s waters for a little over twenty-four hours, MV “Frida 1”, an
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Belize Police Issue Warning to Gun Dealers and License Holders

The Belize Police Department is sending a stern warning to gun dealers and gun license
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Belize Gears Up for Hurricane Season, Fourteen Storms Predicted

Fourteen named storms – that is what is predicted for this hurricane season. Today, June
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Controversial Belize Government Agreement Sparks Public Outcry and Questions

Six days later, and answers regarding the Definitive Agreement between the Government of Belize and
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Port of Belize Calls for Ombudsman Investigation into Definitive Agreement

Tonight, the Port of Belize Limited (PBL) is calling on the office of the Ombudsman
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Can criminal charges be brought against Erwin Contreras ?

Sticking with the topic of the Definitive Agreement, there is the angle of former Minister
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Leader of Opposition Demands Probe into Finance Minister and State

With a criminal investigation up in the air for Erwin Contreras, at least for now,
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Illegal Airstrip Destroyed in Southern Belize

An operation to destroy an illegal airstrip was done in the eep South earlier today
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Men Under Investigation for Alleged Rape of Mentally Challenged Woman

Three Belize City men are under the Belize Police Department’s magnifying glass for allegedly raping
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Police Commissioner Addresses Increase in Missing Girls Cases

In recent weeks, there has been an uptick in cases of young girls being reported
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Convicted Cop Killer Escapes Jail Time, Fined $75,000 in Manslaughter

Convicted cop killer, Jasmine Hartin, has escaped jail time after being slapped with a $75,000
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No jail time for Jasmine

Justice Sandcroft handed down a $75,000 fine and for Hartin to serve 300 hours of
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High Court Justice Geneviève Chabot Delivers Landmark Ruling on Port

Geneviève Chabot, Justice of the High Court, issued a significant ruling today that may or
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Murder in Georgeville Leaves The Peaceful Community Disrupted

A woman was killed on Saturday inside her business establishment in the Progresso Village, Cayo
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Police narrow down suspect list in Imari Galvez murder case

It has been 13 days since Imari Galvez was strangled to death out west.  Police
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Who is Protecting Our Women ?

On the heels of the Moralez murder this weekend, the United Democratic Party issued a
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PM Briceno gives his take on Port of Magical Definitive

Prime Minister Briceno landed at the Philip Goldson International Airport this morning just before eleven
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When will Boledo be back ?

When will the Boledo and Sunday Lottery make a return? That’s the question being asked
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New Contractor General Sworn In

A new Contractor General was sworn into office today in Belmopan.  38-year-old, Maria Arthurs now
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Belize is Malaria Free

There is good news coming out of the health sector today as the country is
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Belize Aims for Dual Certification: Elimination of HIV and Syphilis

A malaria-free status is not the only recognition Belize can look forward to.  There is
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Zero Child Deaths in Hospitals for Over a Year, Reports

There is another milestone that Belize’s health sector is looking at, and that is noted
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GOB and partners launch the National Gender Equality Index Survey

Belize is not well-known for having comprehensive statistics or data.  As a matter of fact,
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Minister Balderamos Garcia chastises 7 News on sensationalism and irresponsible

Tonight, the Minister of Human Development, Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, is asking Channel 7’s News Director, Jules
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Minor falls out of city bus

A student of James Garbutt Seventh Day Adventist School is hospitalized after falling out of
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Kareem Martinez sentenced to 18 years in prison

Former cop, Kareem Martinez was sentenced to 18 years in prison for the shooting death
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Thousands of Belizeans are now first-time landowners

Thousands of Belizeans nationwide are now first-time land owners due to the government’s initiative to
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The Education sector gets funds for vocational and STEAM labs

Forty million Belize dollars will be injected into Belize’s education sector.  Thirty million is a
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Father of slain teen still searching for answers

It’s been one year and nine months since 15-year-old, Cassman Gill was shot a stone’s
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Cecil Gill offers two thousand dollars for information leading to

In his quest for closure, Cecil Gill is now offering a reward of two thousand
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Where is God During This Mischief

One week ago, we brought you interviews with the Minister of Public Service, Constitutional and
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The BCGA says Belize’s Citrus Industry is alive and kicking

Yesterday we told you of the press release sent out by the Citrus Growers Association,
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Is crack cocaine use becoming prevalent in the nation’s youth?

Last Monday when Attorney Richard Dickie Bradley appeared on The Morning Show, he made a
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Belizean Auto Dealers Robbed in Mexico

A Belizean man was a part of a convoy coming to Belize through Mexico when
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Belize’s Citrus Industry is Growing says Citrus Growers Association

Belize’s Citrus Industry is growing – that is the message that the Citrus Growers Association
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Tertiary Institutions in Belize to Implement Competency-Based System

Tertiary level institutions, in the near future, will be implementing the competency-based system which has
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Minister Open to Commission of Inquiry into Sugar Industry

Minister of Agriculture, Abelardo Mai, has stated that he is open to the option of
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Belize Sugarcane Farmers Association Briefed on New Regulations

And while BSI/ASR is simmering over their legal options, members and stakeholders of the Belize
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Christian Workers Union Elects New President

The Christian Workers Union (CWU) has a new president, and her name is Leonora Flowers.
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Elmer Nah trial continues

The trial of Elmer Nah, Epiphania and PC Manuel Caliz continued today before Magistrate Baja
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Scammers exploit Belizean woman’s hospitalization in Mexico

Belizean woman, Kera Leslie, remains hospitalized tonight in Mexico as the family continues its efforts
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Belizean Educators Visit U.S. Enhance Competency-Based Curriculum

A team of Belizean educators is in the United States of America touring the Windsor
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Belize’s First STEAM Secondary School Set to Open in September

In less than four months, Belize’s first secondary school dedicated to STEAM education, an approach
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BSI Objects to Proposed Amendments to Sugar Industry Act

Tonight, Belize’s sugar industry remains in a potentially volatile situation after Belize Sugar Industries Limited
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Leader of the Opposition Criticizes New Sugar Regulations, Demands Reversal

The Leader of the Opposition, Moses Shyne Barrow has sided with the Belize Sugar Industries,
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Doctor charged with sexual assault

Tonight, a medical professional is on the wrong side of the law after he was
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Deputy Comptroller of Customs says marijuana edibles have been coming

Three weeks ago, communities across Belize were shocked at the distribution of weed sweets, particularly
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Edibles and drugs aren’t the only things customs have to

Deputy Comptroller Thompson told the media that the shipments of drugs, edible sweets and narcotics,
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Crucial Decisions Made for Future of Belize Coast Guard

Senior personnel of the Belize Coast Guard met up with senior officials within the Ministry
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Belize Coast Guard to Expand Fleet with Two Patrol Boats

In addition to the air patrols and the drone personnel, the Belize Coast Guard will
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Belize Celebrates National Teachers’ Day

Belize is observing National Teachers’ Day today. Today marks the end of Teacher Appreciation Week
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