Crime
Police find decomposed body in Progresso Village, Corozal

Police find decomposed body in Progresso Village, Corozal

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017. 1:03 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: On Thursday, April 20 about 5:00 p.m., police visited an area about 31/2 miles southwest of Progresso…

Motorcycle stolen from owner’s yard in Belize City

Motorcycle stolen from owner’s yard in Belize City

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017. 1:02 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: According to police reports, 35-year-old Robert Gladden of Belize City reported that yesterday between 8 and 9:30…

Homemade 16 gauge found by police in Belize City

Homemade 16 gauge found by police in Belize City

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017. 9:00 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Cops on South Side Belize City have taken another gun off the streets and out of the…

Vehicle burns in Belmopan

Vehicle burns in Belmopan

Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017. 9:00 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:  According to police reports, just before midday on Thursday, cops visited the corner of Queen Elizabeth Boulevard…

Guatemalan man stabbed to death in Jalacte

Guatemalan man stabbed to death in Jalacte

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 11:47 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: According to police reports, yesterday around 5:30 p.m., police responded to information of a person lying on…

Good citizen appears in court after helping cops

Good citizen appears in court after helping cops

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017. 11:23 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Today, Omar Velasquez appeared in front of the San Pedro Magistrate in connection with charges of keeping…

Two fake Police officers arrested in Belize City

Two fake Police officers arrested in Belize City

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017. 11:23 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: According to police reports, yesterday around 4:30 p.m., police received information of two male persons dressed in…

Guatemalan national escapes from custody in Benque

Guatemalan national escapes from custody in Benque

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017. 11:23 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:Yesterday afternoon around 2:40, detainee Henry Abel Calderon Garcia, 23, a Guatemalan laborer of Caracol Lane, Benque Viejo…

Woman police charged for jacking from Chinese shop

Woman police charged for jacking from Chinese shop

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017. 3:23 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: According to police reports, yesterday a 58-year-old Chinese businesswoman of Bishop Martin Street, Santa Elena, Cayo, reported…

Breaking: 6th Police officer to be charged for illegal activity in span of weeks

Breaking: 6th Police officer to be charged for illegal activity in span of weeks

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017. 2:47 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Today, San Ignacio police charged one of their own. Reports to BBN is that a woman police…

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NGO calls on GOB to protect the reef

NGO calls on GOB to protect the reef

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 2:16 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Belize Coalition to…

Youth Resilience and Inclusive Social Empowerment project to be launched

Youth Resilience and Inclusive Social Empowerment project to be launched

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 2:15 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Human…

Feel the Change campaign to be launched

Feel the Change campaign to be launched

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 2:09 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The National Climate Change…

Readers are Leaders – Book Week 2017

Readers are Leaders – Book Week 2017

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 2:03 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Every year, in commemoration…

“Return the painting,” artist tells Ms. Belize

“Return the painting,” artist tells Ms. Belize

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 11:47 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Veteran painter Alex Sanker…

Belizean cyclist seeks sponsorship for race in Europe

Belizean cyclist seeks sponsorship for race in Europe

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 1:50 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Belmopan cyclist,  27-year-old Tariq…

Mount Carmel Credit Union being liquidated, members in limbo

Mount Carmel Credit Union being liquidated, members in limbo

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 11:47 a.m. CST. Picture: 7 News By BBN Staff: The…

Trial Farm, San Pedro and San Jose get new pre-school buildings

Trial Farm, San Pedro and San Jose get new pre-school buildings

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 11:47 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Government of Belize…

Marijuana – Time to legalize it!

Marijuana – Time to legalize it!

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017. 4:16 p.m. CST. By Lisa Shoman: Cannabis Sativa (known locally…

Update: BNTU elections proceed

Update: BNTU elections proceed

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017. 3:59 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Members of the Belize…

Breaking: BNTU wants to cancel elections today due to political interference

Breaking: BNTU wants to cancel elections today due to political interference

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017. 12:00 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Happening now: The Belize…

Taxi man held up at knife point

Taxi man held up at knife point

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017. 10:41 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:Last night around 8:20, a…

Sudden death in Independence village

Sudden death in Independence village

Posted: Wednesday, April 19, 2017. 10:07 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Yesterday, Deon Baltazar, a…

Economy

Superbond restructuring prompts Moody’s credit rating upgrade

Superbond restructuring prompts Moody’s credit rating upgrade

Posted: Saturday, April 15, 2017. 4:59 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Following the March restructuring of the 2034 US Dollar Bonds, Moody’s Investors Service, a world leader in…

Tourism arrivals show a steady increase in 1st quarter says BTB

Tourism arrivals show a steady increase in 1st quarter says BTB

Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2017. 9:33 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The country has recorded an increase in overnight, cruise, and airport foreign arrivals between January and March,…

Chamber of Commerce asks “Is economic growth really a priority for GOB?”

Chamber of Commerce asks “Is economic growth really a priority for GOB?”

Posted: Thursday, April 6, 2017. 1:12 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: This afternoon, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry issued a press release regarding the $1 million…

RC Imports to maintain the price of Presidente and Kubuli beers while stocks last

RC Imports to maintain the price of Presidente and Kubuli beers while stocks last

Posted: Wednesday, April 5, 2017. 1:54 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: In an exclusive announcement through the various BBN platforms, RC Imports informs consumers that they will maintain…

$1 million to be shared among “loyal” teachers

$1 million to be shared among “loyal” teachers

Posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2017. 8:42 a.m .CST. By BBN Staff: According to News 5, the Ministry of Education will reward “loyal” teachers this Easter. Readers will recall…

The price of beer and soft drink has already gone up

The price of beer and soft drink has already gone up

Posted: Monday, April 3, 2017. 1:43 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Effective April 1st, the retail price of a small glass bottled soft drink is $1.50. If you…

Fuel goes up again!

Fuel goes up again!

Posted: Saturday, April 1, 2017. 9:04 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: As a part of government’s strategy to collect  more revenues, they have adjusted the cost of fuel…

PUP slams GOB over police budget cut

PUP slams GOB over police budget cut

Posted: Thursday, March 30, 2017. 9:07 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Opposition People’s United Party (PUP) issued a press release yesterday noting that  in the 48 hours…

Politics

Guatemalan Congress rejects map to include Belize

Guatemalan Congress rejects map to include Belize

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017. 11:23 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Congress of Guatemala has by a landslide vote rejected…

Belizeans participate in forum in Trinidad & Tobago

Belizeans participate in forum in Trinidad & Tobago

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017. 4:10 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff:  Several Belizean women participated in the Indigenous Geographies and Caribbean…

Free medical services for Ladyville residents

Free medical services for Ladyville residents

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017. 3:23 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: As part of the Beyond the Horizon 2017 project, free medical…

PM Barrow departs country on personal leave

PM Barrow departs country on personal leave

Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2017. 9:21 a.m. CST. dean By BBN Staff:  The Office of the Prime Minister issued a release…

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Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017. 3:41 p.m. CST. By Lisa Shoman: ECI Development/Joel Nagel organized a spiel/promotion for an “Annual Global Access Asset Protection & Investment Conference”…

Entertainment

Belizean DJ to showcase Belizean talent at birthday bash

Posted: March 29, 2017. 9:01 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Popular and International Belizean DJ, Richie Galvez who is loved by many fans at home and abroad…

Education

BNTU members to return to the classroom

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2016. 3:39 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) has issued a press release informing the nation that the…

Living

Hendrix students travel to Belize to study corals

Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2017. 9:33 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Two students from Hendrix College, a private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas, traveled to Belize…