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April 28, 2023

Bail for Toledo pastor accused of severe assault on wife – court orders them to stay apart

The pastor applied to the Belize High Court for bail through attorney Hurl Hamilton and was ordered as part of his conditions for bail to regularly [...]
April 12, 2023

UNICEF arms ‘mandatory reporters’ to fight child abuse, trafficking in persons and family violence

The course is being added to the Ministry of Education’s Teacher Learning Institution (TLI) platform after digital training was introduced for the mandatory reporting program on [...]
March 15, 2023

Police officer charged for shooting at family home

According to Police, Officer Jarrell Young of Roaring Creek, Cayo District, was in a domestic dispute with his girlfriend when the homeowner, identified as Isiah Logan, [...]
March 9, 2023

Belize Progressive Party calls for removal of PG Town Councilor Moses Cal

The BPP issued a statement this week, condemning Cal's alleged actions and noting that, in the greater context of International Women's Month, the Punta Gorda Town [...]
March 9, 2023

“PUP will discuss kicking PG Town Councilor Moses Cal out of the party after wounding charge,” says Prime Minister John Briceño

Cal was arrested and charged for wounding on Monday, after the victim reported to police that he punched her several times to the face and to [...]
January 31, 2023

Accused burglar warned after complainant alleges unwarranted contact in court

46-year-old Dirk Thurton will be tried on May 10 on the charge after being provided with disclosure during his court appearance on Monday.
December 1, 2022

CARICOM secretariat goes “orange” to highlight ending violence against women and girls

Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett noted that the colour is symbolic of a brighter future free of violence against women and girls and that during these days [...]
November 27, 2022

“No more!” Members of Cabinet join in condemning gender-based violence as the 16 Days of Activism campaign launches

In accordance with this year’s theme, “Unite! Activism to End Violence Against Women and Girls,” Minister of Education Francis Fonseca stated, “Unite calls for global action [...]