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Sleeping cop accidentally shot with own gun

Sleeping cop accidentally shot with own gun

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 4:19 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Last night around 9:00, police visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) where officers saw Police Corporal…

Hope Creek man dies in hit and run

Hope Creek man dies in hit and run

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 4:00 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: On Sunday March, 26 2017 at about 2:10 a.m., police responded to a fatal accident which occurred…

Motorcycle driver and passenger charged for illegal gun

Motorcycle driver and passenger charged for illegal gun

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 4:00 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Last night at 9:15, police were on mobile patrol on Orchid Street, Santa Elena Town, when cops…

Good Samaritan fatally stabbed while trying to help

Good Samaritan fatally stabbed while trying to help

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 4:00 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: On Sunday  at 10:30 p.m., police visited Santa Cruz village where on arrival at Los Amigos bar,…

Santa Cruz resident is weekend’s eight murder victim

Santa Cruz resident is weekend’s eight murder victim

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 3:04 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Twenty three (23) year old Ostin Zavala is this weekend’s eight murder victim. Family members confirmed to BBN…

Murder, now stabbing in Santa Cruz village

Murder, now stabbing in Santa Cruz village

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 2:16 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Following Friday night’s murder of 55 year old Roberto Deleon, the quiet village of Santa Cruz in the…

Police confirm details of Saturday morning double murder

Police confirm details of Saturday morning double murder

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 11:57 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: On Saturday morning around 2:30, police responded to a shooting incident at the corner of Matron Roberts…

Police confirm fatal PG accident

Police confirm fatal PG accident

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 11:56 a.m. CST. news By BBN Staff:On Friday,  at about 11:16 p.m. police responded to a road traffic accident in Cattle Landing village,…

Honduran national kills police officer in Belize City

Honduran national kills police officer in Belize City

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 10:23 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Yesterday afternoon around 3:25, acting upon information received of a stabbing incident, police visited the Karl Heusner…

One detained in connection with stabbing in Cristo Rey Village, Cayo District

One detained in connection with stabbing in Cristo Rey Village, Cayo District

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 8:09 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: On Saturday night around 6:30, police visited Cristo Rey Village in the Cayo District where they saw…

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San Ignacio rappers release new music video

San Ignacio rappers release new music video

Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2017. 11:04 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The song- 1 I…

Johnny Depp to play infamous John McAfee

Johnny Depp to play infamous John McAfee

Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2017. 10:58 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: According to PC Tech…

Police intercept suspected drug plane in northern Belize

Police intercept suspected drug plane in northern Belize

Posted: Wednesday, March 29, 2017. 5:10 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Yesterday, Belize police intercepted…

Sexual Health and Aging workshop to be held tomorrow

Sexual Health and Aging workshop to be held tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 10:18 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:In celebration of Women’s month,…

Minor shoots dad on chest by accident

Minor shoots dad on chest by accident

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 5:49 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: A police corporal was…

Police brutality a major human right issue in Belize, U.S. State Department says

Police brutality a major human right issue in Belize, U.S. State Department says

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 2:03 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Police brutality is Belize’s…

Ministry of Home Affairs extends deepest sympathies to family of PC Marvin Locke

Ministry of Home Affairs extends deepest sympathies to family of PC Marvin Locke

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 10:38 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:  The Minister of State,…

Victim of hit-and-run dies in hospital

Victim of hit-and-run dies in hospital

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 8:18 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: According to police reports,…

Fatal shooting victim in Belize City identified as Randy Green

Fatal shooting victim in Belize City identified as Randy Green

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 8:09 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Yesterday at around 3:36…

Police detain 3 men for murder of Santa Cruz Businessman

Police detain 3 men for murder of Santa Cruz Businessman

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 8:09 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:At around 1:30 a.m., on…

Police officer dies after fatally stabbed in Belize City

Police officer dies after fatally stabbed in Belize City

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017. 6:19 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The police officer that…

Breaking: Police officer stabbed at Raccoon Street Police Station

Breaking: Police officer stabbed at Raccoon Street Police Station

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017. 4:51 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Reports reaching our newsroom…

6 dead since Friday, police silent

6 dead since Friday, police silent

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017. 12:05 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: In less than 72…

Economy

Budget passes despite 13th Senator

Budget passes despite 13th Senator

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 9:39 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Despite being rejected by the Opposition and most of the Social Partner Senators, the Senate approved the…

Senator Salas votes against 2017/2018 budget; Says both PUP and UDP must take blame for country’s economic woes

Senator Salas votes against 2017/2018 budget; Says both PUP and UDP must take blame for country’s economic woes

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 3:04 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: “Both major political parties must take the blame for the economic situation that Belize is in,” Osmany…

Business senator bashes budget

Business senator bashes budget

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 11:11 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff:In his presentation today, Senator for the Business sector, Mark Lizarraga said the bill that will be passed…

Jose Mai offers sound economic advice to GoB

Jose Mai offers sound economic advice to GoB

Posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017. 9:38 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Orange Walk South Representative, Jose Mai, in registering his discontent with the 2017-2018 proposed budget, shared with…

New Macal Bridge to be completed in May

New Macal Bridge to be completed in May

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017. 9:08 a.m. CST. By Zoila Palma: In his budget presentation yesterday, Minister of Works, Rene Montero said that for the fiscal year 2016-2017,…

Court of Appeal strikes down Belize Bank arbitration award enforcement

Court of Appeal strikes down Belize Bank arbitration award enforcement

Posted:Saturday, March 25, 2017. 8:40 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Court of Appeal has refused to allow the Belize Bank to enforce a $36.9 million (plus interest),…

Multi-millionTitan compensation award pending

Multi-millionTitan compensation award pending

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017. 8:29 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Having heard arguments from the Government of Belize and attorneys for Titan International Securities, the Court of Appel has…

Luxurious Wyndham Hotel group to open new hotel in Belize

Luxurious Wyndham Hotel group to open new hotel in Belize

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017. 2:54 p.m. CST. Picture: Hotel News Resource By BBN Staff:The Wyndham Hotel Group has revealed plans to manage a luxurious 242 room Wyndham…

Politics

Issuance of Fishing License

Issuance of Fishing License

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 5:52 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Belize Fisheries Department issued a release reminding the public…

Work set to begin on Philip Goldson highway

Work set to begin on Philip Goldson highway

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 5:40 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Works, today…

BSCAP hosts copyright workshop

BSCAP hosts copyright workshop

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 5:36 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Belize Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (BSCAP) held…

Guatemalan protest Belize and OAS

Guatemalan protest Belize and OAS

Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 10:09 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: A video surfaced on social media a couple days ago…

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Is Corruption Costing Lives On Our Highways?

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017. 4:34 p.m. CST. By Charles Leslie Jr. I believe that the sale of drivers licenses (corruption) to incompetent drivers, is a major…

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

UB opens new school year on Monday

Posted: Sunday, August 07, 2016. 11:13 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: The University of Belize announces that it will resume operations on Monday August 8th, 2016. All employees…

Living

Belize, One of the world’s most obese countries

Posted: Saturday, March 25, 2017. 5:21 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Belize is one of the world’s most obese countries according to an article on GazetteReview.com. “It’s…