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Controversial Referendum Amendment Bill 2023 Signed into Law, Quashing Oceana’s

The Referendum Amendment Bill 2023 has been signed into law by the Governor General after
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Public Service Union Raises Concerns Over Disparate Tax Regime

The Public Service Union (PSU) has expressed concerns over the current tax regime. As it
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Public Service Union Advocates for Government Reacquisition of Unused Lands

Another subject brought to the forefront by the Public Service Union is the matter of
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Government Task Force and Public Service Union Join Forces Against

Then there is the issue of price gouging. The Government’s task force has already issued
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Corozal Free Zone Receives Facelift: New Road, Water System, and

The Corozal Free Zone is getting a much-needed facelift, inclusive of a new road, a
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Early-Morning Blaze Leaves Nine Displaced and Several Jobless on La

A devastating early-morning fire on La Isla Carinosa has left up to nine persons displaced
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Guilty Verdict in Three-Year Murder Trial: David Gonzalez Convicted of

After three years on remand, David Gonzalez’ murder trial concluded today with a guilty verdict. 
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Caye Caulker Residents Demand Action Against Illegal Beach Developments

Following today’s unfortunate incident on Caye Caulker, residents are calling on the government to address
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Belize Coast Guard Member Faces Dismissal After Altercation with Police

The Belize Coast Guard is awaiting the outcome of pending court cases against one of
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Lost BDF Rifle in Guatemala: Authorities Decide Against Purchasing Weapon

In mid-October, an M4 carbine rifle belonging to the Belize Defence Force was allegedly lost
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National Children’s Parliament Addresses Child Marriage Issue in Belize

Today, students from across the country participated in the 4th National Children’s Parliament, under the
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Floralia’s Future Hangs in the Balance as Belize High Court

Tonight, Floralia’s future is on life support after the Belize High Court ordered that its
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Online Shopping Scams Surge in Belize: Buyers Left in Financial

As the Christmas season quickly approaches, many shoppers are turning to online sites to make
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Belize Coast Guard Mourns Loss as Seaman Kimane Garcia’s Body

The body of Seaman Kimane Garcia was officially handed over to his family today.  It
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Fire Engulfs BELARGO Printing Outlet in Belize City

A typical workday at the printing outlet BELARGO in Belize City, ended in disaster today
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BSI/ASR Announces Record Payouts for Belize Cane Farmers Despite Production

Cane farmers will collectively be seeing payouts of almost six million dollars more for sugar
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Belize Coast Guard Member Faces Criminal Charges for Assault on

A member of the Belize Coast Guard, who is currently on interdiction, is facing criminal
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Tragic Accident Claims Life of Belize Coast Guard Seaman Kimane

A seaman of the Belize Coast Guard lies in the morgue tonight after falling victim
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Prime Minister Briceno Meets Multiple Cruise Lines in Miami

Tonight, in our continuous report of the Prime Minister’s recent meetings overseas, we bring you
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OAS Donates Firearm Marker Machine to Belize Police Department

Today the Organization of American States (OAS) donated a firearm marker machine to the Belize
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Executive Director of the NFSS explains how lab uses tech

While most of the firearms used to commit crimes enter the country illegally, there are
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Belize Explores Electric Vehicle Industry Collaboration with Taiwan

The Ministry of Transportation is working with its counterparts in the Republic of China (Taiwan)
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Belize Prime Minister Discusses Regional Security with US Homeland Security

The month of October saw Prime Minister John Briceno in and out of meetings overseas,
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Prime Minister Briceno Counters Guatemala’s Sarstoon Accusations

In related news, Prime Minister Briceno also weighed in on the statements made by Guatemala’s
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PM Briceno to look into ways to give back to

During his visit to the United States, Prime Minister John Briceno, was able to meet
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BDF Captain Attacks Sergeant with Glass Bottle

A captain of the Belize Defence Force (BDF) reportedly attacked and injured a sergeant just
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Joint Patrol Discovers Ammunition Cache in Cayo District

Authorities in the Cayo district discovered an ammunition cache last night. The items were found
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Belizeans weather the rains brought on by Invest97L

Belizeans across the country were able to brace for an incoming weather, after having days
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Overcast Skies Persist as National MET Service Forecasts More Rain

For now, the persistent rains have eased but the overcast skies remain.  According to the
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Belize Coast Guard Rescues Stranded Fishermen at Sea

The Belize Coast Guard (BCG) rescued four fishermen that were stranded at sea. The quick
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Belize Gains Recognition for Its Geographical Significance in Migration Issues

Belize is getting more attention from the United States after its geographical location is finally
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Prime Minister Briceno Discusses Climate Change and Migration with US

With Belize given a seat at the table, a variety of issues was discussed ranging
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HRCB, Vital Statistics Unit, and US Embassy Partner to Provide

The Human Rights Commission of Belize (HRCB), the Vital Statistics Unit, and the US Embassy
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Government to Use Boledo and Lottery Proceeds for Free Healthcare

Prime Minister John Briceno has confirmed that the government will be using the proceeds from
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Prime Minister Commends Police Commissioner Amid Scrutiny

Prime Minister Briceno has commended the Police Commissioner, Chester Williams, on the works he have
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Police Commissioner Chester Williams Resolute in Staying Put

With those votes of confidence issued for the Police Commissioner, they may have just reinforced
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Belmopan City Council and Western Dairies nix plans for ice

The Belmopan City Council and Western Dairies have done away with plans to construct an
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Government considering solution in attempt to stem contraband sugar issue

Prime Minister John Briceno acknowledged this week that the issue of contraband sugar requires government’s
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Tragic Motorcycle Collision Claims Life in Western Belize

A man lost his life in a road traffic incident in western Belize this morning.
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New Political Party ‘People’s Democratic Movement (PDM)’ Gunning for Belize

There’s a new political party in town, and they’re gunning for City Hall. The People’s
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Belize Defence Force Prepares to Aid Haiti in Fight Against

The Belize Defence Force (BDF) plans to send its best and brightest soldiers to Haiti.
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Maya Island Air Implements Heightened Security Measures Following Stolen Plane

Temporary heightened security measures are being implemented at Maya Island Air following the saga of
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Belmopan Mayor Makes Bold Statements on Social Media and Political

Belmopan’s Mayor, Sheran Palacio, has made incredible statements on her time in office and the
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Belize Defense Force Soldier Maims Colleague: Private Bit Off Ear

Tonight, a private of the Belize Defense Force (BDF) is facing criminal and internal charges
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Police Detain Four Teens After Halloween Shooting Incident in Belize

As many as four police mobiles had blocked the traffic flow at the Cinderella Plaza
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Prime Minister John Briceno Tours Ongoing Projects in Dangriga

Prime Minister John Briceno had a packed agenda today in the south as he visited
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Belize Shifts Gun License Issuance to New Gun Control Board

The Government of Belize has officially made it law for the issuance of gun licenses
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Minister Kareem Musa to Meet with Families of Triple Homicide

Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, has agreed to meet with the families of last
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Former Prime Minister speaks on Maya Communal Land Rights issue

Tensions between residents of Yemeri Grove and Laguna have subsided, for now, since the government
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Former Prime Minister Dean Barrow Weighs In on His Son’s

Former three-term Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, has weighed in on the matter of his son’s
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Former Prime Minister Dean Barrow Supports Police Commissioner Chester Williams

Barrow also chipped in on the recent news reports on the Police Commissioner, Chester Williams. 
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Belize Government Eliminates Fees at Public Clinics

The fees at public health hospitals and clinics are now being eliminated.  The government made
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National Meteorological Service of Belize is closely monitoring weather system

An increase in moisture and rainfall is expected in Belize throughout the week. The National
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National Meteorological Service Debunks Fake Weather Alert in Belize

The National Met service advises Belizeans not to panic by the incoming weather. Earlier today
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Quarter Billion Dollars in Philip Goldson International Airport Upgrade

Quarter billion dollars will be invested in the upgrade of the Philip Goldson International Airport
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Family Wins Legal Case After 11-Year Wait in Belize High

After waiting for more than eleven years to go to trial, a family in Sandhill
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Tragedy Strikes at Belize Airport: Belizean/American Man Dies Suddenly

A Belizean/American man died this morning at the Philip Goldson International Airport (PGIA).  The 79-year-old
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Tragic Discovery: 13-Year-Old Found Dead After Going Missing in Belize

13-year-old, Aaron Pop was found dead this weekend, after having gone missing on Saturday afternoon
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Photo of 6 year old alone at a bus stop

Last week, a photo of a 6-year-old went viral when a resident observed the child
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Family of Baby Amari and Delmar Rodriguez Calls for Urgent

The family of Baby Amari and Delmar Rodriguez is asking for an urgent audience with
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Teen’s Life Altered by Gun Violence in Belize

It was a relatively quiet weekend on the news front when it comes to major
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Pallotti High School Team Clinches Gold in 2023 Samsung Solve

A team of talented young ladies from Pallotti High School returned to the country today
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Concerns Arise Over Replacement of Joe Taylor Bridge in Punta

Several residents of the Punta Gorda area have expressed several concerns over the planned replacement
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Ministry of Infrastructure Addresses Misleading Article and Tres Puntas Road

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing (MIDH) has set the record straight after the
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Exercise Caution Near Haulover Bridge as Replacement Nears Completion

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development is asking motorists to exercise caution when approaching the Haulover
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Medical and Dental Practitioners Gather for 40th Annual Congress in

Medical and dental practitioners from all over the country have been meeting for the past
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Christian Espat and Michael Brown Remanded on Nine Criminal Charges

Christian Espat and Michael Brown were taken up to the Belize Central Prison today, after
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Kriol, East Indian and Garifuna community leaders unite amid ongoing

Two weeks ago, a peace agreement was reportedly brokered between the residents of Yemeri Grove
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Migration and Belize

Migration: it is a hot-button issue across the regions and continents, but for a small
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IOM to Partner with Belize Government for Comprehensive Village Survey

The International Office of Migration in Belize (IOM) is looking to partner with several government
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NCFC invites everyone to celebrate World Childrens’ Day

It has been four days since 3-year-old, Amari Rodriguez was shot four times on Ambergris
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President of the NTUCB calls on PM Briceno to rush

Today’s tragic incident has reignited the campaign for the OSH Bill.  The Occupational Safety and
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Gi3 Captures Wanted Murder Suspect Dorian Denver Anthony in Cayo

Members of the Gi3 have captured Dorian Denver Anthony in Roaring Creek Village, Cayo District. 
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Police Confirm Identity of Second Victim in Hattieville Double Homicide

Police have confirmed the identity of the second victim in yesterday’s double homicide.  While we
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Rural Belize Experiences Surge in Crime, Prompting Concerns and Police

And while the Hattieville murders have added to the homicide statistics, the Belize Police Department
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Notorious Murder Suspect Christian Espat Remains at Large, Asserts Innocence

Notorious alleged murderer Christian Espat remains on the lam tonight, and continues to claim innocence.
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Belize’s Murder Rate Soars with Six Killings in a Week,

Despite the six murders reported in less than one week, Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem
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Bus Operators Given Extension to Upgrade Fleet Amid Rising Costs

Bus operators have until the end of this year to upgrade at least fifty percent
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Prime Ministe rBriceno Meets US Officials, Diaspora, and Discusses Border

Prime Minister John Briceno made rounds in Washington DC this week.  Whilst in the District
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San Ignacio High School Receives All-Clear After Bomb Threat

An all-clear was issued just after midday today after a bomb threat was called into
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Tragic Shooting Claims Innocent Three-Year-Old in San Pedro Ambush

Many residents of San Pedro Town are still trying to process the tragic death of
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Police Hunt Suspects in San Pedro Triple Homicide, Plead for

Since last night’s deadly shooting, police have ramped up security on the island and placed
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Missing Mexican Nationals Found in Belizean Waters

Three Mexican nationals missing from Banco Chinchorro were found in Belize waters. 55-year-old, Jose Morales
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High-Level Belize Delegation Meets Cruise Line Executives in Miami

A high-level delegation of government ministers were in Miami, Florida, USA on Friday, meeting with
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Belmopan Area Rep comments on Sharon Palacio’s move to not

Belmopan’s Area Representative, Oscar Mira, has commented on the stepping down of Sharon Palacio as
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Assistant Superintendent of Police Aaron Gamboa Takes Legal Action Against

Assistant Superintendent of Police Aaron Gamboa says he’s taking legal action against Channel Seven News
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Minister of Home Affairs says Investigation needed into Guatemalan Armed

The Minister of Home Affairs says Belize needs to investigate the possibility of the Guatemalan
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Ministry of Health & Wellness Investigates Discovery of Fake Tylenol

The Ministry of Health & Wellness continues to investigate the discovery of fake Tylenol and
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Government Agencies Collaborate to Combat Illegal Migration and Human Trafficking

The collaboration between and among governmental agencies are paying off as it relates to illegal
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Minister of Police Comments on Not-Guilty Verdict in Elmer Nah

Minister of Police Kareem Musa has weighed in on the not-guilty verdict delivered in the
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Not Guilty Verdict in Ammunition Charges for Elmer Nah, Epifania

Not Guilty – that is the ruling handed down today for Elmer Nah, his spouse,
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Former GSU Cop George Ferguson Faces Additional Ammunition Charges in

George Ferguson, a former GSU cop is facing additional charges of ammunition possession.  The charges
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