Richard Foster murdered; body found in Belmopan

The body of Richard Foster was found in the Rivera area of Belmopan. It is believed that Foster was  first kidnapped and then murdered.  British National, 63 year old Richard Foster of twenty eight and a half mile on the George Price Highway, had been reported missing after his...

Police continue investigation into death of 7 year old

Police are still investigating the surprising and tragic death of a 7 year old child. Police are investigating Antwone Marin’s death as a “Death Investigation”  though preliminary indications are that the child took his own life. He was found hanging  from a wire in a bedroom and...

Several apartments invaded and robbed by armed men

An apartment complex on Campos Avenue in Belize City saw several apartments burglarized; and in one of those cases, someone was at home at the time  of the invasion. On Tuesday August 7th, sometime around 4:30 p.m.,  42 year old Rosa Zorilla , a Cuban national, was inside her...

San Pedro Area Rep promises new firefighting equipment once again

In the aftermath of San Pedro’s tragic weekend fire which destroyed a total of 10 homes, over 80 persons were left displaced. Those families have since been provided with food, shelter and clothing from various entities, including N.E.M.O, NGO’s and business owners. San Pedro’s...

Heredia’s cousin will challenge him at UDP convention

A two-time UDP Councilor and cousin to Minister Manuel Heredia Junior will be challenging the UDP’s Belize Rural South seat in an upcoming UDP Convention. Councillor Gary Grief, the younger cousin of Minister Heredia, received a call from the party’s chairman on Saturday,...

Dangriga man accused of rape of 13 year old

3 year-old Kreshawn Franzua was arraigned on Tuesday on a charge of rape. The  complaint against Franzua was made since June 20th, but he was only located in Dangriga on Monday of this week. According to a report made teo police by a 13 year old Belize City resident and her...

Woman accused of trying to run over teen

31 year-old Jinay Dellon was charged and arraigned for Aggravated Assault after she allegedly tried to run over a teenager with her car.  The 17 year-old, accompanied by her mother, reported that at around 4:30 p.m. on August 5, she was walking on Gill Street with a female...

San Pedro Area Rep updates on Cayo Rosario project

Proposed over- water developments at Cayo Rosario in San Pedro have been met with a lot of opposition from tourism stake holders, fishermen and several San Pedro residents. Those opposed to the development do so mainly because it falls within the Hol-Chan Reserve. Despite the...

Belize beats Costa Rica at Volleyball

The 20th Central American Female Volleyball Tournament is being hosted in Belize and the Belize National team is already breaking records. Last night, the Belize National Female Volleyball team broke Costa Rica’s 15 year winning streak. No Central American team was able to...

BTB Scholarships awarded

The Belize Tourism Board and the Belize Hotel Association held a joint press conference today to give away 7 scholarships to deserving students. 14 awards have been issued by the Belize Tourism Board, since the fund was established in 2011. According to Ted Tejeda, the President...

Small oil leak reported near Port Honduras Marine Reserve

On August 4th, 2018 in the latter part of the day, TIDE says it was informed that there was an oil-like substance seen in the Barracuda Range area of the Port Honduras Marine Reserve (PHMR). The incident report was made to TIDE by a concerned tour-guide of Punta Gorda. The...

Deputy Director General of Technical Cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency Visits Belize

The Deputy Director General of Technical Cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mr. Dazhu Yang, and the Section Head of Technical Cooperation for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mr. Saul Perez Pijuan, arrived in Belize for a working visit on Sunday, August...

Ministry of Natural Resources Receives Donation from Taiwan

GOB received a donation of one hundred and five thousand US dollars today from the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The donation was handed over by Taiwan’s Ambassador to Belize, H.E. Charles Liu, to Belize’s Minister of Natural Resources, Hon. Hugo Patt. In a brief...