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Child, 4, seriously injured after being bitten by dog

2 hours 47 min ago
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– Another young child has been seriously injured after being bitten by a dog on Sunday, January 13, in the Rootsville area. At around 3 o’clock that afternoon, Carlton Pitts, age unknown, was inside a […]

Stephen Leiva, 43, lured out of his house and stabbed

2 hours 48 min ago
BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 11, 2019– Early this morning, around 1 a.m., a sleeping Stephen Leiva, 43, was awakened and lured out of his house before being attacked by an unidentified man. According to police reports the incident occurred near […]

Southern teams stand strong in Week 1 of PLB 2018-2019 Closing Season

2 hours 48 min ago
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– Of the 8 clubs in the Premier League of Belize (PLB), 3 are based in the south (Dangriga, Placencia and Punta Gorda), 3 hail from the west (Belmopan and San Ignacio/Santa Elena), and 2 […]

ComPol Chester’s intervention saves hostage

2 hours 48 min ago
Three gunmen had menaced the Chinese businessman, his wife and daughter BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– Police had their hands full last night when around 9 p.m., they received word of a burglary on Mahogany Street at 7 Days […]

NEBL and Belize Hurricanes ready for grand season opener Friday night at the Civic Center

2 hours 48 min ago
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– The National Elite Basketball League (NEBL) will be tipping off its sixth season this Friday with a huge game slated at the Belize Civic Center. Defending champions, Belize Hurricanes will be hosting their southern […]

Charlton Campos, 18, detained in investigation of Elodio Aragon, Sr.’s abduction

2 hours 49 min ago
Aragon, Sr., was released unharmed ORANGE WALK, Fri. Jan. 11, 2019– Orange Walk police have confirmed that they have one man in custody who they are questioning in their investigation of the abduction of Elodio Aragon, Sr., whose home in […]

US government’s partial shutdown affecting local staff at Embassy in Belize

2 hours 49 min ago
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– Today marks day 24 of a partial shutdown of the US Government, which is affecting some 800,000 federal workers, many of whom are still working without a paycheck, while some have been furloughed. Closer […]

Secondary school football in Dangriga

2 hours 49 min ago
DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District, Mon. Jan. 14, 2019– The Dangriga Zone Secondary School Football Tournament continued today at Carl Ramos Stadium, hosted by Dellile Academy. In Females result, Ecumenical won over Dellile, 2 goals to 1. The goal scorers for […]

Corporal Alfonso Guy, 51, fatally shot in his house

2 hours 50 min ago
SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Fri. Jan. 11, 2019– Former police prosecutor, Corporal Alfonso Guy, 51, who was originally from Corozal Town and was attached to the San Pedro police, died after he was shot in his abdomen at about 12:30 […]

18 persons lost their lives in car accidents in 2018

2 hours 50 min ago
BELIZE, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– Numerous car accidents occurred over the course of 2018 – quite likely more than have been reported. Some were minor incidents; some resulted in serious injuries; and some turned out to be fatal. A perusal […]

PUP leader’s statement suggests party inching toward no ICJ vote

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:05
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– The Leader of the Opposition, People’s United Party (PUP),  Hon. John Briceño, area representative for the Orange Walk Central constituency, issued a statement via a press release on Tuesday, January 8, regarding the party’s […]

Resetting national rhetoric and behavior: A MUST for resolving Guatemala’s unfounded claim

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:04
Amandala, Aug. 23, 2015– “Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong. When they are presented with evidence that works against that belief, the new evidence cannot be accepted. It would create a feeling that is extremely uncomfortable, called cognitive dissonance. […]

NEBL tips off its sixth season next week Friday, January 18, at the Civic Center

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:04
January 9, 2019– The National Elite Basketball League (NEBL) will be tipping off its sixth season next week Friday, January 18, with a huge game at the Belize City Center. Defending champions, Belize Hurricanes, will be hosting their southern rivals, […]

Belize Peace Movement flogs ex-Foreign Ministers for signing declaration

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– Five former Foreign Ministers signed a declaration at the Prime Minister’s press conference on Wednesday morning, January 9, 2019. So What? The purpose of this “poppy-show” event was another desperate attempt to influence Belizeans […]

Elodio Aragon, Sr., kidnapped and released

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:04
Police say that the former UDP minister was kidnapped after his home had been burglarized BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– Late this afternoon, the word out of Orange Walk was that Elodio Aragon, Sr. had been kidnapped and released […]

Jian Wu Yan jumped to his death out of moving vehicle

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:03
STEADFAST, Stann Creek District, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– Jian Wu Yan, 36, a Chinese national of Constitution Drive, Belmopan, died when he jumped out of a moving vehicle at about 3:30 yesterday afternoon at a bridge at Mile 18, Steadfast […]

Belize to host 2nd round tournament in FIBA World Cup Americas, 22nd to 24th February, 2019

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019– The Belize Men’s National Basketball Team began play in the first round of the FIBA World Cup Americas tournament in July, 2018. In the Central American qualifier tournament hosted here in Belize, Belize achieved […]

Alleged whistleblower threatened with death

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:03
Hon. Anthony “Boots” Martinez’s brother claims, at a press conference, without evidence, that some senior police officers and Cabinet members are involved in drug trafficking; gets threatening texts minutes after. BELIZE CITY, Tues. Jan. 8, 2019– At an unusual press […]

Dr. David Austin writes US Embassy

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:03
Consular Officer Sean Boshard US Embassy Belmopan, Belize Dear Consular Officer Boshard, Some thoughts after our brief meeting today. I started the petition process for my wife, Margaret Martinez, well over 1 year ago. As you know, the process to […]

Musings by the Curious Non-Conformist

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:03
A Reflection on What Could Have Been And The “More” We Could Have Done. “I am nineteen. “Nineteen with the cold soul of a 91-year-old decorated with bed sores. My eyes have seen it all… Black roses tucked inside caskets […]