Delegation headed by Minister Jose Abelardo Mai to meet with Mexican counterparts to discuss...

2021-07-09

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Belize’s Minister of Agriculture, Food Security, and Enterprise Jose Abelardo Mai is heading a delegation of agriculture and trade experts and is taking a short hop over...

Phoenix Suns take Game 1 of NBA Finals, nail Milwaukee Bucks 118-105

2021-07-08

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Phoenix Suns won Game 1 of the NBA Finals 118-105 over the Milwaukee Bucks in convincing fashion last night in Phoenix. The game was rather balanced in the first half...

WHO says that return to ‘full normality’ is a premature rush, that the pandemic is not over

2021-07-07

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: A World Health Organization (WHO) official sounds the warning that the return to normality in the United States and some parts of Europe is a ‘premature rush,’ and that...

Police seek public assistance in Belize Healthcare Partners robbery investigation

2021-07-06

By Benjamin Flowers: The Belize Police Department is asking the public for information regarding the Sunday morning robbery of Belize Healthcare Partners Limited (BHPL). According to police, two...

Wasani Castro wins Sunny King Criterium in Alabama, US

2021-07-05

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Belizean Wasani Castro of team Project BZE won the Sunny King Criterium in Anniston, Alabama today, in impressive fashion as he beat four other riders in an uphill sprint....

Alina Saldivar heads Belize Hotel Association

2021-07-04

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: “It is quite an honor to take over the presidency of the Belize Hotel Association,” said Alina Saldivar, the new president of the Belize Hotel Association (BHA) as she was...

Santa Martha resident charged for decapitating man

2021-07-03

By BBN Staff: Police have arrested and charged Ezekiel Young of Santa Martha, Orange Walk for the crime of murder. Young is accused of murdering Rigoberto Orellana Salinas. Salinas body was found...

United States issues level two travel advisory for visiting Belize

2021-07-02

By Benjamin Flowers: Today the United States issued a Level Two Travel Advisory for Belize, urging US citizens preparing to or contemplating travelling to Belize to "Exercise Increased Caution" due...

Twenty-four new cases of COVID-19 reported and numbers continue to rise

2021-07-01

By Benjamin Flowers: There are 24 newly-reported cases of COVID-19 as confirmed cases country-wide continue to rise. The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) issued its daily report today which...

Ministry of Health and Wellness: Active cases of COVID-19 soar to 234

2021-06-30

By Zoila Palma: There is mounting concern over the rapid increase in daily detected cases of COVID-19 in Belize. Data from the Ministry of Health and Wellness indicate that of the 1,081 tests done,...

Victims of road traffic accident need blood

2021-06-29

By BBN Staff: Family and friends of Lucinda Montejo is asking the public to assist with a donation of blood, specifically O+ and B+. Montejo and her child were injured in a road traffic accident on...

Belize wins 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze at the Central American Athletics Championships

2021-06-28

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Belize has won 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze at the Central American Athletics Championships at the National Stadium in San Jose, Costa Rica. Costa Rica leads with 14 gold, 14...

U-20 Men’s, Women’s National Teams scouting starts today in PG, Independence, tomorrow Dangriga

2021-06-27

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: An FFB coaching team visits Punta Gorda and Independence today and Dangriga tomorrow as the Football Federation of Belize (FFB) kicks off its scouting to put together U-20...

BREAKING NEWS: Jasmine Hartin arrives in court for bail revocation hearing

2021-06-26

By Aaron Humes: Two weeks after a video link appearance and being granted bail, Jasmine Hartin has arrived to try to persuade Supreme Court Justice Herbert Lord not to send her back to Hattieville...

Shyne Barrow sworn in as new Leader of the Opposition

2021-06-25

By Aaron Humes: Area representative for Mesopotamia and party chief Moses "Shyne" Barrow arrived at 4 p.m. this afternoon to be sworn in as the parliamentary Leader of the Opposition by Governor...

More than 20% of global population have received 1 dose of a COVID-19 vaccine

2021-06-24

By Zoila Palma: Statistics from Our World data indicate that 22.2% of the world's population have been administered 1 dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Around the world, 2.8 billion doses of COVID-19...

Pan American Health Organization’s Executive Committee meets to plot route to healthy societies

2021-06-23

By Aaron Humes: The 168th session of the Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) began deliberations on Monday amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that, according to...

SATIIM and others celebrate Supreme Court victory; ask fellow Maya leaders for input

2021-06-22

By Aaron Humes: The organizations Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management (SATIIM); Toledo Maya Cultural Council (TMCC) and Kekchi Council of Belize (KCB) have congratulated the village...

Belize Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation’s holds preliminary screening to select team for IFBB...

2021-06-21

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Ten bodybuilders participated in Belize Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (BBFF)’s preliminary screening to select Belize’s team for IFBB Championship on Saturday, June 19,...

Restaurant owner charged for allowing patrons inside his business without a mask; says they were...

2021-06-20

By BBN Staff: A Belize City man who owns a restaurant in Ladyville is headed to full trial at the Magistrates Court after police charged him with allowing people who were not wearing face masks...

Belize soon to welcome 1st cruise ship in over a year

2021-06-19

By Zoila Palma: On Cabinet’s meeting on Tuesday, it welcomed the report from the Minister of Tourism and Diaspora Relations that cruise tourism will soon return to Belize. The first port call will be...

Tourists entering Belize via land borders can now bring their vehicles

2021-06-18

By Zoila Palma: The Ministry of Tourism and Diaspora relations today informed that foreign tourists entering Belize through land borders can now enter with their own private vehicles. Tourists can...

Belize National Cycling Road Championship coming on Sunday, June 20

2021-06-17

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The National Road Race Championship starts at 8:00 am by the Crooked Tree junction on the Philip Goldson Highway on Sunday, June 20. The Men’s Road Race Championship will...

Are we maximizing this year’s mango season?

2021-06-16

By Zoila Palma: From mangoyadas to mango jam and mango peppers, are we maximizing this year’s mango season? Several family trees in private yards and farms are loaded with mangoes. Many are left on...

Eric Trapp wins U-23 National Time Trial Cycling Championship on Sunday

2021-06-15

Photo credit: Cycling Live Belize By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Eric Trapp of the Westrac Alliance team won the U-23 National Time Trial Race in 45 minutes, 53 seconds on Sunday morning on the John...

Belize receives 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Mexico

2021-06-14

By Zoila Palma: Yesterday, Belize received a donation of 100,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Government and people of Mexico. A delegation headed by Maximiliano Reyes Zúñiga, Undersec...

Santa Elena firefighter missing for 5 days

2021-06-13

By BBN Staff: Santa Elena firefighter, Peter Jones, has been missing since Monday. Jones was last heard of around 3 pm on Monday and since then, his family hasn’t seen or heard from him. His wife,...

Get vaccinated and share your picture to win $2,500 and more!

2021-06-12

By Zoila Palma: The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) has launched a COVID-19 vaccination raffle. The raffle invites any Belizean who gets their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine between June 10 and July 9...

Nurses’ Association of Belize suggests cost-saving measures to Government

2021-06-11

By Zoila Palma: Today, the Nurses’ Association of Belize (NAB) issued a statement informing the Government of Belize that it stand in full support of the joint unions and that after polling the...

Over 300 schools greenlighted for re-opening of face-to-face instruction

2021-06-10

By Zoila Palma: Since March 2020, students across Belize have been out of the physical classroom. Teachers, parents and students adopted to new digital ways of learning and communication using...

Summer Fever beat Brilliant 211-100, claim Champion of Champions Cup

2021-06-09

Photo Credit: Williams George Ysaguirre By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Division 1 champions Summer Fever beat Division 2 champions Brilliant of Crooked Tree 211-100 to win the rather odd Champion of...

World Health Organization says high vaccination rates can reduce risk of variants

2021-06-08

By Zoila Palma: Officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) have indicated that high vaccination rates can reduce the risk of COVID-19 variants, ABC news report. Dr. Micheal Ryan, emergencies...

Belize defeated 3-0 in Nicaragua, ending World Cup dream

2021-06-07

By Aaron Humes: The Jaguars were knocked out of World Cup qualifying after a trying run with a 3-0 defeat to Nicaragua last night. After dropping a 2-1 decision to Haiti following a rough welcome in...

The Charge against Jasmine Hartin for the killing of Superintendent Henry Jemmott is not the right...

2021-06-05

The views expressed in this article are those of the writer and not necessarily those of Breaking Belize News. By Wellington C. Ramos ( Former Criminal Investigation Branch Police Officer and N.C.O....

Cabinet receives update on emergency road works completed

2021-06-04

By Zoila Palma: On June 1, Cabinet met at its regular session and received an update on the emergency road works completed from November 2020 to May 2021. Julius Espat, Minister of Infrastructure...

Kayak, Windsurf, and Participate in Water Sports in Belize

2021-06-03

Kayak, Windsurf, and Participate in Water Sports in Belize. Belize is one of the top destinations in the world for kayaking and windsurfing.

Woman dies in traffic accident reported in Corozal

2021-06-02

By Ruben Morales Iglesias: A woman died in a traffic accident in Buena Vista in the Corozal District, according to Corozal Live. The accident reportedly occurred near the SIRDI offices.

Morning session of Magistrates Court closes, still no charges for Jasmine Hartin

2021-06-01

By Benjamin Flowers: The sitting Magistrate has closed the morning sessions for the San Pedro Magistrates Court; however, Jasmine Hartin has still not been formally charged in connection with the...

Retire to the Simpler Life in a Small Town in Belize

2021-05-31

Наvе уоu еvеr drеаmеd оf lіvіng а ѕіmрlеr lіfе in a small town in Belize? Pеrhарѕ Саrmеlіtа Gаrdеnѕ іn the Cayo District is for уоu.

Over 64,000 people in Belize have been vaccinated, 11,000 fully vaccinated

2021-05-30

By Zoila Palma: Data from the Ministry of Health and Wellness indicate that 64,070 people in Belize have been vaccinated to date. In addition, 11,173 people in Belize are fully vaccinated. On Friday...

Minister of Tourism confident in reopening of land borders; reminds the public that Belizeans are...

2021-05-29

By Benjamin Flowers: The Government of Belize announced earlier this month that it plans to reopen land borders to receive tourists; a decision which Minister of Tourism and Diaspora Relations...

Say no to temptation of discarded drugs, urges ComPol

2021-05-28

By Aaron Humes: Police Commissioner Chester Williams has explicitly warned those tempted by last week’s plane crash of a jet suspected to be carrying drugs, “please surrender it [the drugs] to the...

Chief Meteorologist Ronald Gordon: It only takes one hurricane for an active season

2021-05-27

By Aaron Humes: All the forecast models are predicting an active season, but Chief Meteorologist Ronald Gordon says it only takes one hurricane for any country to have an active season. It is...

Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Associations support Belize Supreme Court ruling against...

2021-05-26

By Zoila Palma: The Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Associations issued a statement saying that in acknowledgment of the ruling from the Belize Supreme Court involving Commissioner of Police,...

Pan-American Health Organization makes awards for advances in tobacco control

2021-05-25

By Aaron Humes: Ahead of World No Tobacco Day next Monday, May 31, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has recognized various persons and institutions for advances in tobacco control in their...

‘Business as usual’ at the Phillip Goldson International airport, claims Ministry of Civil Aviation

2021-05-24

By Aaron Humes: On this Sunday, claims the Ministry of the Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, it is “business as usual at the Phillip Goldson International airport,” adding, Thanks to the good men and...

Caribbean and Bermuda members of International Women’s forum congratulate Dr. Carla Barnett on her...

2021-05-23

By Zoila Palma: The Caribbean and Bermuda members of the International Women’s Forum (IWF), have extended congratulations to Dr. Carla Barnett on her appointment as Secretary-General of CARICOM. “The...

Kevin ‘Midget’ Manzanero reported missing

2021-05-22

By BBN Staff: Local news in Melchor report that Belizean Kevin ‘Midget’ Manzanero is missing. According to the report, Manzanero was en route to Melchor de Mencos about 3 days ago but never made it...

Remaining national lands in South Water, Sapodilla Cayes to be designated mangrove forest reserves

2021-05-21

By Zoila Palma: Government has given its approval for the designation of the remaining national lands within the South Water Caye and Sapodilla Caye marine reserves as mangrove forests reserves. In...

Fifty-two percent of teachers now vaccinated

2021-05-20

By Aaron Humes: More than half the country's teaching corps has been vaccinated against COVID-19, the Minister of Education Francis Fonseca told us this afternoon. Fifty-two percent is the official...

Teachers arrested in Benque demonstration return to court on Thursday

2021-05-19

By Aaron Humes: Belize National Teachers Union President Senator Elena Smith provided a short update on the situation of three teachers detained by police on Monday during a demonstration in Benque...

Farmers of the Year recognized by Minister of Agriculture Јоѕе Аbеlаrdо Маі at August Pine Ridge...

2021-05-18

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Farmers of the Year were recognized by Minister of Agriculture Јоѕе Аbеlаrdо Маі at August Pine Ridge during tour of the Orange Walk District on Friday. In effect the...

City casino reported closed after reported COVID-19 outbreak

2021-05-17

By Aaron Humes: A prominent casino establishment in Belize City has reportedly been forced to close after more than a dozen employees tested positive for COVID-19. The establishment is believed to be...

Is a Move to Belize Worth Considering?

2021-05-16

Paid Contribution: Why do so many Americans want to move overseas when they retire? Researchers have identified five major reasons: Weather, lifestyle change, less expensive real estate, tax breaks...

Commissioner: City’s most well-known gangs at war; police will be right in the middle

2021-05-15

By Aaron Humes: This week, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has been giving his views on the suddenly resurgent gang activity in Belize City, which in the last week has seen at least one...

Agriculture Minister Jose Abelardo Mai presents seedlings at Carmelita Government School at...

2021-05-14

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Minister of Agriculture, Fооd Ѕесurіtу, аnd Еntеrрrіѕе (MAFSE) Јоѕе Аbеlаrdо Маі presented seedlings to the Carmelita Government School at the beginning of his tour of...

US starts vaccinating children 12-15 on Thursday after CDC endorses emergency use of Pfizer’s...

2021-05-13

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory panel on Wednesday endorsed using Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12...

Special Envoy for Families and Children condemns murder of Kendra Middleton and her 3-year-old son,...

2021-05-12

By Benjamin Flowers: Today, Special Envoy for Families and Children (SEFC), Rosana Briceno condemned the recent murder of St. Matthew's resident Kendra Middleton and her three-year-old son, Aiden...

10K Run for St. Vincent in 7 venues countrywide comes up on Saturday, May 15

2021-05-11

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The 10K Run for St. Vincent and the Grenadines organized by the Stann Creek Ecumenical College and SVG Yuremein Project comes up on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 7 venues...

Boyfriend detained pending an investigation into a house fire that claimed lives of mom and son

2021-05-10

By Zoila Palma: Authorities have detained the boyfriend of Kendra Middleton pending the outcome of the investigation into a house fire that occurred on Friday night. Police reports indicate that they...

Twenty-two ton Chinese rocket to crash into Earth this weekend

2021-05-09

By Zoila Palma: Space experts are closely tracking the re-entry of a 22 ton Chinese rocket that is expected to crash into Earth something this weekend, CNN reports. A statement from the US Space...

Belize’s Prime Minister receives his first shot of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

2021-05-08

By Zoila Palma: Today, Prime Minister of Belize, John Briceño received his first shot of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine. PM Briceno got his first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine at the newly re-opened...

Taiwan Embassy in Belize thanks parliamentarians for expressing support for Taiwan’s participation...

2021-05-07

By Zoila Palma: The #TaiwancanHelp campaign has been launched worldwide in an effort to garner support for Taiwan to be included in World Health Organization (WHO) activities specifically the World...

Five new confirmed cases of COVID-19

2021-05-06

By Zoila Palma: Today, the Ministry of Health and Wellness informed that of the 418 tests conducted, 5 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed. Seven more people recovered from the virus while three...

Senior Managers: 'Salary cut approved in the budget, but that's an easy fix'

2021-05-05

By Benjamin Flowers: President of the Association of Public Sector Senior Managers Sharon Frazer, explained today that, even though the Government of Belize (GOB) has already approved the 10 percent...

Amnesty International says human rights in danger in El Salvador

2021-05-04

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Amnesty International said on Sunday that human rights are in danger in El Salvador after the government removed the Solicitor General and other magistrates of the Supreme...

In Mexico, ancient Maya cave reveals mysterious painted hand prints

2021-05-03

Dozens of black and red hand prints cover the walls of a cave in Mexico, believed to be associated with a coming-of-age ritual of the ancient Maya, according to an archeologist who has explored and...

Irene Thiessen wins the We’re Back 5K race in Belmopan

2021-05-02

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Irene Thiessen won the We’re Back 5K race in Belmopan on Saturday morning. Thiessen running for Westrac won the first in-person race after the more-than-a-year sports...

DFC has invested $23 million in agricultural loans and projects $7 million more for 2021

2021-05-01

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: DFC says that it has invested $23 million in agriculture out of a total of $117 million it’s invested so far in 2021. $76 million are to the productive sector, which...

Two Bella Vista teens reported missing

2021-04-30

By Benjamin Flowers: The family of 14-year-old Kiara Cáceres and 13-year-old Eli Cáceres is asking the public's assistance in locating them. The teens were last seen at their home in Bella Vista...

Man, 21, found with gun stolen from murdered security guard

2021-04-29

By BBN Staff: Police have detained James Rudon,21, of La Democracia. Rudon was detained in Southern Belize when he boarded a bus for Santa Rosa Village. When police searched his backpack, they found...

Chelsea pull one from Real Madrid in 1-1 draw UEFA Champions League semifinals

2021-04-28

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Chelsea pulls one on Real Madrid on a rainy evening at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium in Madrid in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semifinals. American striker...

‘Last year, cane farmers lost $55 million … this government will not allow farmers to continue...

2021-04-27

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: “Last year, cane farmers lost $55 million … this government will not allow farmers to continue losing money. Not if we can avoid it,” said Minister of Agriculture, Fооd...

Belize Weather: Heat alert returns for interior

2021-04-26

Warm and dry weather will persist over the area, says the National Meteorological Service. Skies will be sunny today and clear to partly cloudy tonight. No rainfall is expected. High temperatures are...

Worldwide caravans planned against US blockade against Cuba 

2021-04-25

By Aaron Humes: Today, Saturday, according to Prensa Latina, there will be a worldwide demonstration against the United States’ economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba. According to...

No leads in the murder investigation of Kevaughn Wade

2021-04-24

By Benjamin Flowers: A man was gunned down in Punta Gorda last night, and police are trying to find out the circumstances that lead to his murder. Kevaughn Wade was sitting on a veranda at a house...

Benque Viejo del Carmen’s House of Culture observes Earth Day planting trees around Belize’s...

2021-04-23

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: In observation of Earth Day, the Benque Viejo del Carmen House of Culture/NICH (BHOC) is observing the reforestation and conservation day planting trees at key public...

Speeding boat kills pregnant manatee in southern Belize

2021-04-22

By Benjamin Flowers: The Belize Fisheries Department (BFD) is reporting that a speeding boat in southern Belize has killed a pregnant Antillean Manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus), a species that is...

POINT AND COUNTER-POINT-BELIZE BLUES: Stressed, Depressed and In a Mess

2021-04-21

The views expressed in this article are those of the writer and not necessarily those of Breaking Belize News. By Dorian A. Barrow, Ph.D., Florida State University: As the Blues Singer John Lee...

BTL drops eighteen workers as Communications’ Workers’ Union empathizes

2021-04-20

By Aaron Humes: Eighteen workers of Belize Telemedia Limited have been made redundant effective today. According to the company’s Executive Chairman, Mark Lizarraga, Telemedia will officially comment...

San Isidro Resident loses life in traffic accident

2021-04-19

By Zoila Palma: Jose Pop, 27, of San Isidro village, Toledo, lost his life yesterday in a traffic accident. Pop lost his life after he was knocked down by 33 year old Gerardo Arevale. Arevale told...

In Pictures: The Queen and nation bid farewell to Prince Philip

2021-04-18

The funeral for the Duke of Edinburgh is being held in the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Belize Nominated in 8 Categories at World Travel Awards 2021

2021-04-17

Belize has been nominated in 8 regional categories of the annual prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021! Here's how to vote now.

BREAKING: Heavy police presence at Belmopan Supreme Court as Hugh 'Beasy' Middleton brought in for...

2021-04-16

By BBN Staff: Police officers swarmed the Belmopan Supreme Court today as Hugh Middleton A.K.A 'Beasy', was taken to court for day one of his trial for the murder of Kyne Gentle. Middleton stands...

Social Security Board union elects new executive

2021-04-15

By Zoila Palma: The Social Security Board (SSB) union has elected a new executive for the 3-year term from 2021 to 2024. The Union's new Chief Executive Representative is Ella Waight, her Deputy is...

Barcelona knock off Real Madrid as the World’s Most Valuable Football Club

2021-04-14

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Forbes Magazine says Barcelona are the most valuable football franchise in the world overtaking rivals Real Madrid. According to Forbes, Barcelona are worth $4.76 billion,...

Second Belize City man shot Sunday night

2021-04-13

By Aaron Humes: Twenty-one-year-old Vanny Thomas was the second victim of gunfire on Sunday night about half an hour before the shooting on Banak Street that injured Denvoy Bartley. Thomas was...

Cayo family tied up and robbed during a home invasion

2021-04-12

By Benjamin Flowers: A Cayo family was held at gunpoint, tied up, and robbed during a home invasion last night. Phillip Ismael Lopez, 51, told police that he and his family were inside their home...

Debt that Belize owes foreign creditors is 85% of the national economy

2021-04-11

By Zoila Palma: Nations are struggling to manage debt and climate change as well as the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many Government leaders are calling for green debt relief. In an article...

First time since July 2020, no new case of COVID-19 detected in Belize

2021-04-10

By Zoila Palma: Today is the first time in 2021 that there is no new COVID-19 case detected in Belize for 24 hours. Since March of 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Belize, the Ministry...

Building manager responds to concerns over government office space in Dangriga, claims accusations...

2021-04-09

By Benjamin Flowers: The manager of an office building located on St. Vincent Drive in Dangriga Town has come forward to say that the health and safety concerns being raised about the building are...

Eight new cases of COVID-19 reported

2021-04-08

By Zoila Palma: Data from the Ministry of Health and Wellness indicate that 8 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today. There are now 51 active cases of COVID-19. Four more patients recovered from...

Belize Ambassador Candice Pitts presents credentials to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic...

2021-04-07

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Newly appointed Ambassador of Belize to the Republic of China (Taiwan), Candice Pitts, today presented her letter of credence to Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu....

United States special envoy Ricardo Zúñiga meets with Guatemala president Alejandro Giammattei today

2021-04-06

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: United States special envoy to The Northern Triangle countries, Ricardo Zúñiga, is meeting this evening with Guatemalan president Alejandro Giammattei according to elsalv...

11-year-old boy dies after concrete wall fell on him

2021-04-05

By Benjamin Flowers: An 11-year-old boy from San Roman Village, Corozal District, is dead after a concrete wall fell on him yesterday. Police say that Jamir Samir Marin was in a hammock along with...

Renewing With Growth: World Bank preaches higher productivity through economic restructuring and...

2021-04-04

By Aaron Humes: The Latin American and Caribbean region is poised to bounce back through significant transformation in key sectors as the region begins to rebound, the World Bank reports. After a...

Scotiabank is gone – hands over Belize operations to Belize Bank Corporation Limited

2021-04-03

By Aaron Humes; As of yesterday, Thursday, Scotiabank (Belize) Limited is no more. It has been renamed Belize Bank Corporation Limited (BBCL) after its original parent, the Bank of Nova Scotia in...

BREAKING: Union president confirms Dr. Manzanero situation "not settled"

2021-04-02

By Aaron Humes: President of the Association of Public Service Senior Managers Sharon Frazer told us this afternoon that as far as she is aware, the status of Dr. Marvin Manzanero has not been...

Belize Tourism Board says its offices will close for Easter break

2021-04-01

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Belize Tourism Board (BTB) says its offices will open on Holy Thursday but will be closed the entire long weekend including Good Friday and Easter Monday. On Thursday,...

Gas price goes skyward, regular now over $11 a gallon

2021-03-31

By BBN Staff: The Government of Belize has announced yet another increase in the price of gasoline, which sees an increase in the price of Kerosene and sends the price per gallon of regular fuel...