PM out on personal leave

Today, Prime Minster Dean Barrow left the country once more, but this time he is on personal leave. In his absence, Hon. Hugo Patt, Minister of Natural Resources, will act as Prime Minister. Prime Minister Barrow will return to Belize on Tuesday, August 14.

Jennylee Cruz is Queen of the Bay Belmopan

Jenny- Lee Cruz from Roaring Creek Village is the new Queen of the Bay Belmopan. Five worthy contestants vied for the Queen of the Bay Belmopan title inside the Belmopan Civic Center last night. At the end of the night, Queen of the Bay Roaring Creek contestant Jenny-Lee Cruz...

270 CHILDREN ATTENDS BDF VOLUNTEER BATTALION SUMMER CAMP

Over two hundred and seventy children from across the country are in attendance at the 2018 Belize Defense Force Volunteer Battalion summer camp. The camp began on Saturday august 4th and it is being held at the Xuchlin Ha Primary School in Maya Mopan, Belmopan. Plus News caught...

Nothing New In New Orleans

Deputy Commander Chester Williams was among the number of High Ranking delegates that went to the ‘Cure for Crime’ Workshop in New Orleans two weeks ago. Today, the media asked Williams to briefly share something shared in the workshop that Belize could possibly implement. In...

PUP demands answers on closure of Vital Statistics office

The Vital Statistics office in Belize City is under new leadership. Last night, channel 7 news reported that the vital statics office was on lock down yesterday with a sign at its front entrance that read, ‘the system is being serviced”. However, According to the media...

No arrests in San Pedro arson so far

Last weekend’s San Pedro inferno which left several houses damaged and over 80 persons displaced, was a confirmed case of arson. Today, Inspector Alejandro Cowo told the media that fire officials have confirmed that someone did set the first house on fire in the area. He added...

Belize National Women’s Volleyball Team win silver

The Belize National Women’s Volleyball Team won the silver medal in the 20th Central American Women’s Volleyball Championship, which was held in Belize City from August 4th-8th, 2018. In last night’s game against Guatemala’s National Team, Team Belize won a nail biting fiv...

One year anniversary of Maya Land Registry; still no progress

SATIIM issued a press release today indicating that GOB is dragging its feet when it comes to the Maya land registry. Last year, on August 9, 2017, International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and the tenth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous...

Minister of National Security Visits BDF Cadet Corps Annual Training Camp

Today, Thursday August 9th, Hon. John Saldivar, Minister of National Security, accompanied by the Commander of the Belize Defense Force, Brigadier General Steven Ortega, visited the site of the Belize Defense Force Cadet Corps annual training camp being held at the Kuxlin Ha...

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...

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...

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...

7 year old found dead, hanging from wire

The lifeless body of a 7 year old Seine Bight minor was found hanging by a wire around his neck in his bedroom. 7 year old Antwone Jahleel Marin reportedly took his own life. Reports are that Marin was at the home of a neighbor with two of his siblings when he told them he w...

Missing CITCO Vehicles found

Two of the three missing Belize City Council Vehicles have been returned from a private property. Last night we told you that the Belize City Council was questioning the whereabouts of three vehicles that were unaccounted for after an internal audit was done by the Council’s...