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Caleb Orozco reveals Belizeans’ casual anti-LGBT stance in N.Y. Times Magazine profile

Caleb Orozco reveals Belizeans’ casual anti-LGBT stance in N.Y. Times Magazine profile

Friday, May 22nd 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Speaking to the New York Times Magazine for a personal , executive director and former president and founder of the United Belize…

Youth Empowerment Project making strides in PG

Youth Empowerment Project making strides in PG

Friday, May 22nd 2015. BMG: The Department of Youth Services in Punta Gorda in collaboration with the PG Town Council and Plenty Belize, held a Youth Governance Forum…

South Bend Tribune quotes Breaking Belize News

South Bend Tribune quotes Breaking Belize News

Friday, May 22nd 2015. BMG: South Bend Tribune, a daily newspaper based in Indiana, USA quoted Breaking Belize News in an article entitled “Mishawaka native shot to death…

Bringing CSME alive in the classroom

Bringing CSME alive in the classroom

Thursday, May 21st, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting:  as practiced by the Caribbean Community and particularly the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). For the last few weeks, consultants…

Women politicians recommend changes to Representation of the People Act

Women politicians recommend changes to Representation of the People Act

Thursday, May 21st, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Change is coming and soon to one of Belize’s oldest and most important laws. The Representation of the People Act, Chapter…

Dangriga Police investigates shooting incident in that municipality

Dangriga Police investigates shooting incident in that municipality

Thursday, May 21st, 2015. BMG: Dangriga Police are seeking for one person for questioning into an incident that occurred in the Backatown area in that municipality. According to…

Benque Viejo Police seizes 400 grams of Cannabis

Benque Viejo Police seizes 400 grams of Cannabis

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. BMG: Benque Viejo Police conducted a search in an area on A-Street on May 9th which resulted in the discovery of 400 grams of…

San Pedrano arrested and charged for Ammunition

San Pedrano arrested and charged for Ammunition

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. BMG: 24 year old San Pedro Resident, Nelson Osvaldo Ventura has been charged for possession of Ammunition. According to the report in the wee…

Mariposa Jungle Lodge suffers fire damages

Mariposa Jungle Lodge suffers fire damages

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. BMG: The Mariposa Jungle Lodge located on the Mountain Pine Ridge road, in the Cayo District, owned by American Nationals James and Sharin Brinker,…

Energy Workers’ Union wants apology from Channel 7

Energy Workers’ Union wants apology from Channel 7

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: We reported earlier this week that workers from Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) missed work on Monday, even as negotiations progress on…

VIP and PNP disdain ICJ referendum

VIP and PNP disdain ICJ referendum

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: This morning Vision Inspired by the People (VIP) hosted the press at the Belize Institute of Management (BIM) in Belize City…

VIP holds Press Conference

VIP holds Press Conference

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: The Vision Inspired by the People (VIP) are hosting a press conference in Belize City today to give their views on…

Ramon Monchie Cervantes Says His Driver Didn’t Burn Cane Fields

Ramon Monchie Cervantes Says His Driver Didn’t Burn Cane Fields

Wednesday, May 20th 2015. BMG: Ramon Monchie Cervantes, PUP Standard Bearer for Orange Walk North is claiming that his driver Efrain Alpuche didn’t burn the BSI cane fields.…

Home Invasion in Hopkins

Home Invasion in Hopkins

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015. BMG: On May 15th around 7:30 p.m. American National Ralph Porter and his wife Juanita Buckles were victims of an armed home invasion. Porter…

Festival of arts Golden Night in PG

Festival of arts Golden Night in PG

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015: BMG: The Festival of Arts Golden Night, sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the National Institute of Culture and History…

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Corozal police have arrested and charged one of their own for drug trafficking

Corozal police have arrested and charged one of their own for drug trafficking

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015. BMG: Corozal police has arrested and charged one of their own…

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting at BSI Cane Fields

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting at BSI Cane Fields

Monday, May 18th, 2015. BMG: Belize Media Group has received reports that a shooting incident…

Coach charged for inappropriate kiss

Coach charged for inappropriate kiss

Monday, May 18th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: A basketball coach and delivery man of Belize…

Former murder accused caught with firearm

Former murder accused caught with firearm

Monday, May 18th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Nicoli Rhys, 24, was acquitted of the murder…

Family ambushed by armed man, kills one

Family ambushed by armed man, kills one

Monday, May 18th, 2015. BMG: While a family in Roaring Creek Village in the Cayo…

Police in Stann Creek seek one for Shooting incident

Police in Stann Creek seek one for Shooting incident

Monday, May 18th, 2015. BMG: Authorities in Stann Creek are currently investigating a shooting incident…

Shooting in Roaring Creek Village

Shooting in Roaring Creek Village

Sunday, May 17th 2015. BMG: We have received reports that a shooting incident happened in…

2 Americans Murdered in Teakettle Village

2 Americans Murdered in Teakettle Village

Saturday, May 16, 2015. BMG:  Last night around 7 p.m., Belmopan police were alerted to…

Crime Statistics Show that Murders Are Up in 2015

Crime Statistics Show that Murders Are Up in 2015

Saturday, May 16, 2015. BMG: The Belize Police Department has officially released the crime statistics…

Life of Alfred Sattler, CEO of Benque Free Zone in Danger

Life of Alfred Sattler, CEO of Benque Free Zone in Danger

Saturday May 16th 2015. BMG: CEO of Benque Free Zone, Alfred Sattler was driving his…

Chunox fishermen charged for undersized conch

Chunox fishermen charged for undersized conch

Friday, May 15th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Four fishermen who are related and are from…

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Economy

European Union funds “Coconut Industry development in the Caribbean” project

European Union funds “Coconut Industry development in the Caribbean” project

  Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. BMG: In recent years, the demand for fresh coconut produce and coconut based health and beauty products have skyrocketed on both the regional…

Chamber of Commerce Take Position On Petrocaribe Loans Act

Chamber of Commerce Take Position On Petrocaribe Loans Act

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015. BMG: The Chamber of Commerce has joined the many entities that have taken a stand against the Petrocaribe Loans Act. In a letter to…

Cayo stands in solidarity against offshore drilling

Cayo stands in solidarity against offshore drilling

Saturday, May 16th, 2015: Flora Pereira Reporting: At midday today, hundreds, if not thousands of Belizeans across the country stood in solidarity with OCEANA against offshore oil drilling…

Regional Internet Providers to meet and discuss better services in Barbados

Regional Internet Providers to  meet and discuss better services in Barbados

Friday, May 15th, 2015.  BMG: A gathering to be held on May 27th and 28th in Barbados will bring together all the top internet providers in the region in…

Southwest Flights to Belize on Sale

Southwest Flights to Belize on Sale

Friday, May 15th, 2015.  BMG: The CEO of Southwest Airlines, Garry Kelly in a press conference on Wednesday, announced that the Airline will now offer non-stop flights to Costa Rica,…

Caribbean Development Bank grants Development Finance Corporation 21 Million dollar loan

Caribbean Development Bank grants Development Finance Corporation 21 Million dollar loan

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015. BMG: The Caribbean Development Bank has granted a loan to the Development Finance Corporation in a sum of $21 million Belize dollars for education…

Article on Yahoo! Finance Says Belize Could Have Huge Oil And Gas Potential

Article on Yahoo! Finance Says Belize Could Have Huge Oil And Gas Potential

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015. BMG: An article entitled “This Tiny Nation Could Have Huge Oil And Gas Potential” written by David Forest on Yahoo! Finance is asserting that Belize…

Government Responds to PUP Claim Filed in Court

Government Responds to PUP Claim Filed in Court

Thursday, May 7th 2015. In sight that the People’s United Party has filed a claim in the Supreme Court against Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow for the appointment…

Politics

PUP announces its non-participation in Special Agreement Meeting

PUP announces its non-participation in Special Agreement Meeting

Thursday, May 21st, 2015. BMG: Honorable Francis Fonseca and the People’s United Party has decided that they will not be attending…

COLA condemns Foreign Minister acquiescing to change to special agreement; PM responds

COLA condemns Foreign Minister acquiescing to change to special agreement; PM responds

Friday, May 15, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington has consistently advocating a cautious approach to resolving the…

Minister Castro lashes against opponent Dwight Tillett

Minister Castro lashes against opponent Dwight Tillett

Thursday May 14, 2015. BMG: Hon. Edmund Castro, Area Representative for the Belize Rural North area, seems to be confident about…

Upset Toledo bus owners participate in consultation

Upset Toledo bus owners participate in consultation

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015. Chrisbert Garcia Reporting: More than 30 Mayan bus drivers from rural Toledo gathered at the Punta Gorda…

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Friday, May 22nd, 2015. By G Michael Reid: A while ago, journalist extraordinaire Glenn Tillett told me a story that has resonated over time.  According to Glenn, there…

Entertainment

2015 Smart Reggae Fest is going to be EPIC!

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015: BMG: The 4th annual Smart Reggae Fest is set to be the biggest musical event of 2015 for Belize. That is because the organizers,…

Education

Catholic Principals Gather in Punta Gorda

Friday, May8th 2015. BMG: The 10th annual Catholic Principals Gathering will come to an end later today at the Francis J. Ring Parish Hall in Punta Gorda.…

Living

Cayo Has New Modeling Agency

Wednesday, May 13th 2015. BMG: A group of young entrepreneurs in San Ignacio Town have formed a modeling agency to offer professional photos and great advertisement to…