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Belize City police investigate shooting in the old capital

Belize City police investigate shooting in the old capital

Posted: Monday, August 29, 2016. 2:44 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Just a little after midnight on Sunday, August 28th 2016, Belize City police visited the KHMH where they saw 19…

Orange Walk police investigate murder of Kevin Flowers

Orange Walk police investigate murder of Kevin Flowers

Posted: Monday, August 29, 2016. 1:20 p.m. CST. By Victor Castillo Sr.: Kevin Flowers, 28, was gunned down around 5:00 Sunday morning when he arrived home and attempted to open the…

Doyle Garbutt shot to death in vehicle

Doyle Garbutt shot to death in vehicle

Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016. 5:11 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Police are baffled by the apparent murder of 29 year old Doyle Garbutt, found yesterday evening in…

Police investigate latest murder in the Old Capital; Belize City

Police investigate latest murder in the Old Capital; Belize City

Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016. 4:27 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff:  Reports coming out from the old capital is that police officers are putting the pieces together in…

US sex offender turns up in Belize

US sex offender turns up in Belize

Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016. 2:52 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Wanted Sex offender, George Stephen Cunningham from Delaware, Ohio is today facing possible expulsion from Belize after Belize Police…

Minor in sodomy case to be guarded by State

Minor in sodomy case to be guarded by State

Posted: Wednesday August 17th, 2016. 7:46 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: The Department of Human Services is intervening in the case of the 11 year old boy who…

Chef Ainsley robbers charged

Chef Ainsley robbers charged

Posted: Tuesday August 16th, 2016. 7:50 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: Three men are charged with robbery and handling stolen goods in relation to robbery of chef Ainsley…

Robbers target BWEL in Orange Walk

Robbers target BWEL in Orange Walk

Posted: Tuesday August 16th, 2016. 5:38 p.m. CST By BBN Staff: Three men dressed in dark clothing and wearing long sleeved shirts barged into the Belize Western Energy…

Belizean-American kept in jail by court

Belizean-American kept in jail by court

Posted: Monday August 15th, 2016. 7:16 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: On Friday, two Belizean/American sisters accused and charged with aggravated burglary after a woman’s house in Dangriga…

Minor, 17, charged with murder

Minor, 17, charged with murder

Posted: August 15th, 2016. 7:07 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: A 17 year old will turn 18 behind bars after being sent to the Wagner’s Youth Facility on remand…

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Missing woman from San Ignacio Town found hanging in abandoned cement house

Missing woman from San Ignacio Town found hanging in abandoned cement house

Posted: Monday, August 29, 2016. 2:54 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Desiree Denise Gladden, 49,…

Julius Espat, media ejected from House Sitting

Julius Espat, media ejected from House Sitting

Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016. 6:30 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: People’s United Party (PUP)…

Breaking: Accident reported near Benque

Breaking: Accident reported near Benque

Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016. 5:30 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Confirmed reports to Breaking Belize…

House suspended after Cayo South member breaks protocol

House suspended after Cayo South member breaks protocol

Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016. 5:16 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: There were extraordinary scenes…

Belizeans the time to fight corruption is now

Belizeans the time to fight corruption is now

Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016. 3:10 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: If you were caught…

BREAKING: Person detained for throwing missile inside the national assembly

BREAKING: Person detained for throwing missile inside the national assembly

Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016. 1:34 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Reports reaching our newsroom…

Police fire warning shots at protestors in Belmopan

Police fire warning shots at protestors in Belmopan

Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016. 1:18 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: We have received reports…

The National General forecast of Belize calls for a light and slightly moist northeasterly airflow to prevail over the region

The National General forecast of Belize calls for a light and slightly moist northeasterly airflow to prevail over the region

Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016. 1:37 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The 24 hour forecast is…

BTB hands out six scholarships in tourism

BTB hands out six scholarships in tourism

Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016. 4:10 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Six young Belizeans are…

OAS report vindicates Belize soldiers and rangers

OAS report vindicates Belize soldiers and rangers

Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016. 3:56 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Organization of American…

SMART contributes to hurricane relief efforts

SMART contributes to hurricane relief efforts

Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016. 6:01 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Belize’s leading innovator in…

Breaking: Cyclist in afternoon accident passes away

Breaking: Cyclist in afternoon accident passes away

Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016. 3:44 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Confirmed reports reaching our newsroom…

Cyclist knocked down in Belmopan

Cyclist knocked down in Belmopan

Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016. 3:06 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Reports reaching our newsroom…

Economy

SMART announces unlimited broadband

SMART announces unlimited broadband

Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016. 11:43 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: SMART, via press release this morning, announced the launch of its new Broadband Unlimited Internet Service, which…

Belize: Is the business tax a “good tax”?

Belize: Is the business tax a “good tax”?

Posted: Monday, August 15, 2016. 8:22 a.m. CST. By Richard Harrison: The Business Tax is a tax on sales turnover….charged to registered businesses that report sales over and…

Belize Bank International hit by crisis

Belize Bank International hit by crisis

Posted August 6th 2016, 7:56 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: According to Caribbean News Now, an offshore bank owned by British-Belizean businessman Lord Michael Ashcroft has closed a…

Stores reminded to avoid price gouging

Stores reminded to avoid price gouging

Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2016. 6:04 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Supplies Control Unit (SCU) warns grocery shop owners that as the public prepares for the oncoming…

Sugar Cane farmers to protest BSI once more

Sugar Cane farmers to protest BSI once more

Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2016. 7:31 p.m. CST. By Dalila Ical: Sugar cane farmers have planned a more organized demonstration at the BSI entrance on Friday July 29th. Alfredo…

GOB, Ashcroft Alliance challenging BTL compensation in separate cases

GOB, Ashcroft Alliance challenging BTL compensation in separate cases

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016. 4:24 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: According to the Government of Belize, it has found errors with the rate of exchange applied by…

BCCI, NTUCB and the Belizean People should demand BTL inquiry

BCCI, NTUCB and the Belizean People should demand BTL inquiry

Posted: Sunday, July 17th 2016, 1:22 p.m. CST By BBN Staff: The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and the National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB),…

TOURISM STATS: Overnight arrivals in new record

TOURISM STATS: Overnight arrivals in new record

Posted July 14th 2016, 2:44 p.m CST By Aaron Humes: Belize’s overnight tourism industry has set a new record for arrivals in the first half of 2016, shaking…

Politics

PUP to take to the streets

PUP to take to the streets

Posted: Monday, August 29, 2016. 3:18 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Claiming that the Cayo South area representative was attempting to…

Belize Progressive Party Commends the Auditor General, Ms. Dorothy Bradley

Belize Progressive Party Commends the Auditor General, Ms. Dorothy Bradley

Posted: Monday, August 29, 2016. 1:37 p.m.. CST. By BBN Staff: This afternoon, the Belize Progressive Party( BPP) issued a release…

Minister of Defense attends two day conference

Minister of Defense attends two day conference

Posted: Saturday August 20th, 2016. 3:31 p.m. CST By BBN Staff: Minister of Defense John Saldivar, is attending a two-day conference…

PM Barrow departs the country

PM Barrow departs the country

Posted: Saturday August 20th 2016. 3:22 p.m. CST By BBN Staff: Prime Minister Dean Barrow will depart the country today to…

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OP-ED

The Church’s Hypocrisy

Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016. 12:50 p.m.. CST. By  Adrian P. Torres: Pope Francis once famously remarked that the Catholic Church and other Christian denominations should apologize…

Entertainment

Queen of the Bay crowned

Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2016. 10:05. a.m..CST. By Aaron Humes: Stann Creek’s Cristalyn Castillo is 71st Queen of the Bay-Designate, after winning last night’s pageant in Belize…

Education

Teachers in Stann Creek certified in Early Childhood Development

Posted: June 24, 2016. 1:31 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: This morning teachers in the Stann Creek District received their certification after completing training in Early Childhood…

Living

Decision on Tomlinson CCJ challenge on immigration due next week – Orozco and others still waiting

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2016. 1:16 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: According to Caleb Orozco, president of the United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM) and chief litigant in…