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Bert Vasquez returns to court

Bert Vasquez returns to court

Posted: February 4, 2016. 6:33 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Belize City resident Bert Vasquez has been accused of multiple crimes, including alleged child molestation in Cayo, multiple…

Two shot in Lake I

Two shot in Lake I

Posted: February 4, 2016. 6:25 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: A pair of Belize City men are in the hospital recovering from injuries sustained when a gunman opened…

Two shot on Jasmine Street, none dead

Two shot on Jasmine Street, none dead

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016. 12:19 p.m. CST By Chrisbert Garcia: Two 26-year-old Belize City men are listed in stable condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH)…

Breaking: Shooting in the old capital; two injured

Breaking: Shooting in the old capital; two injured

Posted: February 3, 2016. 7:25 p.m. CST. By BMG Staff: Unconfirmed reports reaching our newsroom indicate that two persons were shot. BMG was made to understand that the…

No-one charged yet for OW double murder

No-one charged yet for OW double murder

Posted: February 2, 2016. 4:45 p.m. CST. By Dalila Ical.: Orange Walk Police still don’t have a motive behind the late afternoon shooting that claimed the life of…

Orange Walk Police to hold briefing on double homicide

Orange Walk Police to hold briefing on double homicide

Posted: February 2, 2016. 9:50 a.m. CST. By BMG Staff.: Orange Walk Police will conduct a press briefing this morning regarding investigations of the latest double homicide that…

Belizeans released from Mexican prison

Belizeans released from Mexican prison

Posted: February 1, 2016. 6:40 p.m. CST. By Dalila Ical.:  A Mexican Judge, Reynaldo Piñon Rangel, has released four persons who were arrested and charged for ‘possession of…

Two killed in late evening Orange Walk shooting

Two killed in late evening Orange Walk shooting

Posted: February 1, 2016. 6:20 p.m. CST. By Dalila Ical.:  Two men have been shot dead on Cristock Street in Orange Walk town sometime around 5:00 this evening. Police have…

Two men pending murder charges for Saturday morning stabbing

Two men pending murder charges for Saturday morning stabbing

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2016. 3:38 p.m. CST By Chrisbert Garcia: Belize City police have arrested two male persons pending charges of murder after a stabbing incident in…

Three persons arrested for stealing $11,000 from gas station

Three persons arrested for stealing $11,000 from gas station

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2016. 2:57 p.m. CST By Chrisbert Garcia: Three persons have been jointly charged for theft in Belize City after stealing more than $11,000 cash…

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Fired air traffic controllers “would have compromised safety”

Fired air traffic controllers “would have compromised safety”

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016. 8:17 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: This week we learned…

Is Norwegian Cruise Line exclusivity right and proper?

Is Norwegian Cruise Line exclusivity right and proper?

Posted: February 4, 2016. 6:44 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: The Belize Island Holdings Facility…

Infant child drowns in tub

Infant child drowns in tub

Posted: February 4, 2016. 5:55 p.m. By BMG Staff: A one year old baby girl…

BREAKING NEWS: Reported accident in Orange Walk

BREAKING NEWS: Reported accident in Orange Walk

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016. 1:55 p.m. CST By BMG Staff: Breaking reports reaching our…

Minister of State Elodio Aragon represents Belize in Youth Forum

Minister of State Elodio Aragon represents Belize in Youth Forum

Posted: February 3, 2016. 5:05 p.m. CST. By BMG Staff: Earlier this week Belize’s Minister…

Johnny and new PUP execs sworn in

Johnny and new PUP execs sworn in

Posted: February 3, 2016. 4:45 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes:  Guess who’s back! Four years…

Entrepreneur loses $70,000 investment in fire

Entrepreneur loses $70,000 investment in fire

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016. 1:49 p.m. CST By Chrisbert Garcia: It is estimated that…

Mid-afternoon blaze destroys palapa structure

Mid-afternoon blaze destroys palapa structure

Posted: February 2, 2016. 7:45 p.m. CST. By BMG Staff: Fire officials at the Orange…

Daniel Anderson acquitted of murder of Joyce Mitchell

Daniel Anderson acquitted of murder of Joyce Mitchell

Posted: February 2, 2016. 7:20 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Daniel Anderson, charged with the…

UDP congratulates Briceño; their convention will not be contested

UDP congratulates Briceño; their convention will not be contested

Posted: February 2, 2016. 7:12 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Following Sunday’s result in the People’s United Party’s…

Copper Bank fishermen guilty of fisheries offenses

Copper Bank fishermen guilty of fisheries offenses

Posted: February 2, 2016. 6:20 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Tonight 3 of 5 fishermen busted…

3 year old accidentally crushed by gate

3 year old accidentally crushed by gate

Posted: Sunday, January 31st, 2016. 8:50 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: Tragedy has hit a…

Belize Media Group had excellent 2015 – here’s what’s ahead in 2016!

Belize Media Group had excellent 2015 – here’s what’s ahead in 2016!

Posted: January 30, 2016. 1:22 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Your Belize Media Group is…

Economy

Belize Progressive Party calls on government to save the economy

Belize Progressive Party calls on government to save the economy

Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2016. 2:42 p.m. CST By BMG Staff: The Belize Progressive Party (BPP) has called on the government to implement certain strategies to improve the economy…

Belize missing from Corruption Perception Index again

Belize missing from Corruption Perception Index again

Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016. 11:15 a.m. CST By BMG Staff: Transparency International recently released its latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI), where each country’s perceived level of corruption…

Prime Minister says U.S. assured Belize over correspondent banking

Prime Minister says U.S. assured Belize over correspondent banking

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2016. 12:05 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: Prime Minister Dean Barrow says those officials which he spoke to on his recent visit to the…

10 things Belize needs to do to become competitive in the 21st century

10 things Belize needs to do to become competitive in the 21st century

Posted: January 29, 2016. 6:48 a.m. CST. By BMG Staff: Over the past few years there has been so much development in fields ranging from technology to medicine…

Understanding the ‘de-risking’ crisis

Understanding the ‘de-risking’ crisis

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2016. 10:56 a.m. CST By BMG Staff: For much of the past year there has been much talk of corresponding ties and ‘de-risking’, however,…

Statistical Institute of Belize releases 2015 fourth quarter stats

Statistical Institute of Belize releases 2015 fourth quarter stats

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016. 4:38 p.m. CST By Chrisbert Garcia: A release from the Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB) earlier today, showed that in the month of…

Radisson Fort George Hotel & Marina awarded prestigious “3 Green Key” award

Radisson Fort George Hotel & Marina awarded prestigious “3 Green Key” award

Posted: January 27, 2016. 3:50 p.m. CST. By BMG Staff: The Radisson Fort George Hotel & Marina, this week, was honored with an environmental certification from Green Key…

Impasse broken over pay raise for First Caribbean workers?

Impasse broken over pay raise for First Caribbean workers?

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2016. 7:32 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: The weekend edition of the Amandala newspaper reports that a new collective bargaining agreement between the management…

Politics

PUP release convention results

PUP release convention results

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2016. 9:36 a.m. CST Aaron Humes Reporting: The People’s United Party (PUP) has released the full results…

PUP Special National Convention underway in Belmopan

PUP Special National Convention underway in Belmopan

Posted: January 31, 2016. 9:28 a.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: Almost 3 thousand delegates are eligible to vote in today’s special National…

Senate meets in Belmopan

Senate meets in Belmopan

Posted: January 27, 2016. 6:50 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: At its first session for 2016 and second in the third…

PUP, UDP selecting new leaders; securing futures

PUP, UDP selecting new leaders; securing futures

Posted: January 26, 2016. 11:10 a.m. CST. By BMG Staff: The dust has barely even settled on last November’s general elections,…

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Caribbean Court of Justice gets report from Maya, Government

Posted: Saturday, January 23rd, 2016. 7:20 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: While it was not held in open court, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has received…

Entertainment

Melida Pereira Crowned San Pedro Carnaval Queen 2016

Posted: Sunday, January 24th, 2016. 11:47 a.m. CST. By Flora Pereira: The third annual Mrs. Reina del Carnaval took place last night at the R. Angel Nunez…

Education

Department of Youth Services annual Youth Week

Thursday, November 26th, 2015. Chrisbert Garcia Reporting: The Department of Youth Services’ (DYS) annual Youth Week, coordinated with assistance from local stakeholders in each district, will begin…

Living

Zika can affect up to four million people; vaccine in development

Posted: January 28, 2016. 8:16 p.m. CST. By Dalila Ical: Health officials continue to monitor Zika in the Americas as the World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that…