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Teacher slain in Orange Walk; police still have no motive

Teacher slain in Orange Walk; police still have no motive

Posted: Monday July 25, 2016. 12:27 p.m. CST. By Dalila Ical: Orange Walk Police are still trying to find out why a teacher was killed in Orange Walk on…

Breaking: Body found in Belmopan

Breaking: Body found in Belmopan

Posted: Monday July 25, 2016. 9:10 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Belmopan police are currently at the scene where a body was found. BBN has been reliably informed…

Violent start to weekend in Belize District

Violent start to weekend in Belize District

Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2016. 6:03 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Police have confirmed two shooting incidents, one fatal, in the Rural section of Eastern Division. One Nathan…

Police nab suspects wanted for Income Tax robbery

Police nab suspects wanted for Income Tax robbery

Posted: Friday July 22, 2016. 10:45 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: On Friday the department of Income tax was robbed just before closing time. New information reaching our news…

Man escapes death after being ambushed

Man escapes death after being ambushed

Posted: Thursday July 21, 2016. 1:00 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: A 34-year-old resident of Hope Creek in the Stann Creek district is lucky to be alive after…

Orange Walk Cops nab revolver off the streets

Orange Walk Cops nab revolver off the streets

Posted: Thursday July 21, 2016. 11:37 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: A .38 special revolver has been labeled as found property by the Orange Walk Police Department. Yesterday…

GOB: William Mason alleged victims did not file police reports

GOB: William Mason alleged victims did not file police reports

Posted: Wednesday July 20, 2016. 5:15 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Police could not act on various reports in which William Mason, murder accused, was a suspect because…

Stolen boat engines recovered by Placencia Police

Stolen boat engines recovered by Placencia Police

Posted Tuesday July 19th 2016, 7:38 p.m. CST By BBN Staff: A boat engine was reported stolen by Placencia Tour Guide Leopold Leslie, 48, on Saturday July 16th.…

Mentally challenged P.G. man admits manslaughter in stepfather’s death

Mentally challenged P.G. man admits manslaughter in stepfather’s death

Posted: Tuesday July 19, 2016. 7:08 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: 25 year old David Ortiz of Punta Gorda Town has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of…

San Ignacio man stabbed to death

San Ignacio man stabbed to death

Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2016. 11:26 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Edilberto Morales, 33, was stabbed to death last night in San Ignacio during an altercation. Morales was…

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No charges yet for Mark Flowers

No charges yet for Mark Flowers

Posted: Monday July 25, 2016. 5:22 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Rumors flew hot and…

Belizean family harassed and provoked in Bacalar Mexico

Belizean family harassed and provoked in Bacalar Mexico

Posted: Monday July 25, 2016. 12:27 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: On Thursday a family from…

Police respond to shooting on Maskall Road

Police respond to shooting on Maskall Road

Posted: Monday, July 25, 2016. 11:24 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Rosalind Milligan, 26, of…

Nathan Underwood murdered in Biscayne Village

Nathan Underwood murdered in Biscayne Village

Posted: Monday, July 25, 2016. 11:24 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Nathan Underwood, 38, a…

William Mason’s wife being sought by police

William Mason’s wife being sought by police

Posted: Sunday, July 24, 2016. 12:27 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Partner to murder accused…

DPM Faber, acting PM til Barrow’s return

DPM Faber, acting PM til Barrow’s return

Posted: Saturday July 23, 2016. 2:03 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Prime Minister Dean Barrow…

3rd Annual Sugar Fest held in Orange Walk

3rd Annual Sugar Fest held in Orange Walk

Posted: Saturday July 23, 2016. 1:43 p.m. CST. By Dalila Ical.: The 3rd annual Sugar…

Accused kidnapper free, police must try again

Accused kidnapper free, police must try again

Posted: Friday July 22, 2016. 4:09 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Belmopan Magistrate Ladonna John…

San Pedro Police find gun in abandoned lot

San Pedro Police find gun in abandoned lot

Posted: Friday July 22, 2016. 2:41 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: A joint team of…

A better way to protect the world from the next pandemic

A better way to protect the world from the next pandemic

Posted: Friday July 22, 2016. 2:11 p.m. CST. By Jim Yong Kim : The growing…

Mexico bans gillnets, Oceana encourages Belize to do the same

Mexico bans gillnets, Oceana encourages Belize to do the same

Posted: Friday July 22, 2016. 10:50 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Mexico’s national fisheries commission…

Correction: DJ Busch did not have firearm during confrontation

Correction: DJ Busch did not have firearm during confrontation

Posted: Thursday July 21, 2016. 4:16 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: In the story ‘…

“Pawpa” Mena to offer Mason money “for charitable purposes”

“Pawpa” Mena to offer Mason money “for charitable purposes”

Posted: Thursday July 21, 2016. 4:03 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Dangriga area representative and…

Economy

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…

Guatemala for gas?

Guatemala for gas?

Posted: Saturday, July 9th 2016, 12:31 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes:  Border issues aside, does it pay less to go to Guatemala for gas? Our colleagues at the…

Central Bank plays down loss of another correspondent banking relationship

Central Bank plays down loss of another correspondent banking relationship

Posted July 1st 2016, 6:29 p.m CST By Aaron Humes: Belize has lost another correspondent banking relationships (CBR), between the Central Bank and Citibank of the United States.…

Economic stats: Unemployment down, economy shrinks, exports rebound but not enough

Economic stats: Unemployment down, economy shrinks, exports rebound but not enough

Posted: June 29, 2016. 5:14 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: The Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB) released a battery of economic statistics during a press conference today in…

Half a billion for BTL?

Half a billion for BTL?

Posted: June 29, 2016. 10:22 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be holding a press conference in Belize City this afternoon to brief the…

GOB broke? Talk of wage freeze as Government approaches SSB to buy utility shares

GOB broke? Talk of wage freeze as Government approaches SSB to buy utility shares

Posted: June 22, 2016. 12:09 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Even as the International Monetary Fund’s “strong medicine” prescription for the economy gains reaction among its opponents, the…

Politics

Belize celebrates Philip Goldson’s 93rd birthday

Belize celebrates Philip Goldson’s 93rd birthday

Posted Monday July 25th, 2016 at 6:49 p.m. CST By BBN Staff: Today, July 25th is the 93rd birthday of national…

Questions for Gaspar Vega

Questions for Gaspar Vega

Posted: Friday July 22, 2016. 4:09 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: It seems everyone in the Government service this week has…

CARICOM HoG meeting winds down, Belize hands over to Dominica

CARICOM HoG meeting winds down, Belize hands over to Dominica

Posted: July 6, 2016. 12:05 p.m. CST. BY Aaron Humes: As the 37th CARICOM Heads of Government meeting winds down in Georgetown,…

GOB: We won’t pay another award

GOB: We won’t pay another award

Posted: July 6, 2016. 11:54 a.m. CST. BY Aaron Humes: The Government of Belize must find 190 million dollars to see…

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Belize has reached a new low?

Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2016. 10:06 a.m. CST. By Richard Harrison: Belize’s socio-economy has been on a steady downward path since Independence in 1981…..but it has reached…

Entertainment

Pokémon GO! Craze Reaches Belize

Posted: July 16th, 2016. 12:10 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: In just ten days since its release, an old favorite has quickly become a new addiction. We…

Education

National Tertiary Level Empowerment Symposium address Belizean sovereignty

Posted: June 14, 2016. 6:17 p.m. CST. By BB Staff: On Friday, representatives of Belize’s entire tertiary level education system – eight junior colleges, the University of…

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…