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Treasury clerk charged for theft

Treasury clerk charged for theft

Friday, April 24th, 2015. BMG: Police have made an arrest in the massive theft of what amounts to just under $500,000 so far from the Government Treasury and…

“HOPE Punta Gorda gets a new building”

“HOPE Punta Gorda gets a new building”

Friday, April 24th, 2015. BMG: HOPE Punta Gorda is made up of a group of volunteers who saw it necessary to take care of the communities elder citizens.…

Did his criminal past caught up with Castro?

Did his criminal past caught up with Castro?

Friday, April 24th, 2015. BMG: Wednesday night murder of Punta Gorda resident, Frank Castro, has left the peaceful Indianville area, and the entire town in a state of…

Two arrested and charged for missing monies at Treasury Department

Two arrested and charged for missing monies at Treasury Department

Friday, April 24th, 2015. BMG: Two persons were arrested and charged today in connection with the missing monies from the Treasury Department. As we’ve previously reported, a Belizean…

Villagers in San Vicente receive water pump donation

Villagers in San Vicente receive water pump donation

Friday, April 24th, 2015. BMG: San Vicente is one of the most remote villages in the Toledo District as it located 43 miles away from the Punta Gorda…

Contraband smugglers caught in the act… Customs confiscate thousands in undeclared goods

Contraband smugglers caught in the act… Customs confiscate thousands in undeclared goods

Friday, April 24th, 2015. BMG: Today, Orange Walk Town Custom officials continue to sort through the confiscated items from yesterday’s intercepted illegal operation from smugglers. According to reports,…

Preparations for 2015 Agric. Show underway

Preparations for 2015 Agric. Show underway

Friday, April 24th, 2015. BMG: The much anticipated National Agriculture and Trade show is only a week away and the final stages of setting up is currently underway.…

A pair of fishermen fined for offenses

A pair of fishermen fined for offenses

Thursday, April 23 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Belize is currently in closed season for lobster but the lure of a quick buck is irresistible for some and today…

Maya reflect on significance of CCJ decision; reach out to opponents

Maya reflect on significance of CCJ decision; reach out to opponents

Thursday, April 23 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: As we reported on Wednesday, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) entered a consent order agreed to by the Maya Leaders…

Auto mechanics charged for marijuana

Auto mechanics charged for marijuana

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015. BMG : Two auto mechanics, 20 year old Emmeth Rhaburn and 31 year old Alfredo Singh, were charged with drug trafficking for 1.7 kilograms…

Breaking News: Murder in Punta Gorda

Breaking News: Murder in Punta Gorda

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015. BMG: The tranquility of the Indianville area in Punta Gorda Town was shattered on Wednesday night when two gunshots rang out in the area.…

CCJ dismisses teachers’ appeal

CCJ dismisses teachers’ appeal

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: The Caribbean Court of Justice has dismissed the appeals of Corozal school administrators Juanita Lucas and Celia Carrillo, formerly the principal…

Historic second Maya Land Rights Case draws to close

Historic second Maya Land Rights Case draws to close

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: This morning final arguments were heard in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) for the case of the Maya Leaders Alliance…

Rape Case against PC Casimiro  Adjourned

Rape Case against PC Casimiro Adjourned

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015. BMG: Today,  police officer attached to the Corozal formation, 35 year old Cyril Casimiro was formally arraigned at the Magistrate’s Court for rape and…

Aquaculture Certification Council Certifies 8 Shrimp Farms in Belize

Aquaculture Certification Council Certifies 8 Shrimp Farms in Belize

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015. BMG: There is good news to report in the advancement of the Belizean Shrimp industry. The Aquaculture Certification Council has certified eight shrimp farms…

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Crime

Man charged for break-in at ex’s home

Man charged for break-in at ex’s home

Tuesday, April 21st 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: 24 year old Jhovan Mariano has been accused…

Uniformed Cop rapes 14 year old

Uniformed Cop rapes 14 year old

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015. BMG: Corozal police are investigating a serious allegation of rape against…

BREAKING NEWS: Police Officer Detained For Allegedly Raping a 14 Year Old

BREAKING NEWS: Police Officer Detained For Allegedly Raping a 14 Year Old

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015. BMG: We have received reports about a police officer in the…

Post Mortem confirm Murder-Suicide of Ladyville couple

Post Mortem confirm Murder-Suicide of Ladyville couple

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015. BMG: A post mortem conducted yesterday evening on the bodies of…

BEL employee charged for stolen Dutch cheese

BEL employee charged for stolen Dutch cheese

Monday, April 20th, 2015, Aaron Humes Reporting: This weekend an employee of the state-run electricity…

Pastor sentenced to prison in child porn case

Pastor sentenced to prison in child porn case

Monday, April 20th, 2015. BMG: Proclaimed Pastor Edgar Gerardo Lopez, has been remanded to prison…

Bloody weekend in the City

Bloody weekend in the City

Monday, April 20th, 2015. BMG: Several shootings recorded over the weekend leaves person dead and…

Chopping in Esperanza Village in Cayo

Chopping in Esperanza Village in Cayo

Sunday, April 19th 2015. BMG: Tonight, a 27year old woman is hospitalized at the KHMH…

Home Invasion in Santa Elena Cayo

Home Invasion in Santa Elena Cayo

 Sunday, April 19, 2015. BMG: Belize Media Group has received reports about a home invasion…

Separate shootings in Belize City leave 3 dead

Separate shootings in Belize City leave 3 dead

Saturday, April 18th, 2015. BMG: There are reports of three separate shootings that occurred on…

Pastor charged with 4 counts of child pornography offenses

Pastor charged with 4 counts of child pornography offenses

Friday, April 17th, 2015. BMG: At about ten this morning, Community Policing and Truancy Officers…

BREAKING NEWS: 3 Shootings in Belize City

BREAKING NEWS: 3 Shootings in Belize City

Friday April 17th, 2015. BMG:Belize Media Group has been informed about three shooting incidents in…

Keyren Tzib meets bail on attempted murder charge

Keyren Tzib meets bail on attempted murder charge

Thursday, April16th 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: After a delay to consider the merits of her…

Two men have been charged in connection with Aurelio’s murder

Two men have been charged in connection with Aurelio’s murder

Wednesday, April15th, 2015. BMG: The murder of Aurelio Montero Jr. is the latest homicide to…

Shooting leaves Belize City man hospitalized

Shooting leaves Belize City man hospitalized

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: In Belize City, 48 year old Mark Franklin…

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Economy

Belize Bank Duty Free Branch Closing Down

Belize Bank Duty Free Branch Closing Down

Thursday, April 23 2015. BMG: Reports have been reaching us throughout the day that the Belize Bank Duty Free Branch might be closing down. Workers at the Northern…

PM promises to keep trying with audit requirements

PM promises to keep trying with audit requirements

Friday, April 17th, 2015. BMG: Auditor General Dorothy Bradley has fingered the Government of Belize for being unable to reconcile 22 accounts as part of its annual audit…

No ‘Black Gold’ in Sarstoon Temash for US Capital Energy

No ‘Black Gold’ in Sarstoon Temash for US Capital Energy

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015. Juan Caal Reporting: After months of continuous drilling for oil in the Sarstoon Temash National Park, indications suggest that US Capital has been unsuccessful…

BWS announces Water Rate increase

BWS announces Water Rate increase

Friday, April 10th 2015. BMG: Belizeans are about to see an increase of 2 percent in their water bills starting this month. According to a statement issued by…

World Health Day 2015: From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe

World Health Day 2015: From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe

Tuesday, April 7th 2015. BMG: At least 2 million people around the world including children and adults die every year due to unsafe food. Food containing harmful bacteria,…

Trade Unions condemn Petrocaribe Act; debate fate of Senator

Trade Unions condemn Petrocaribe Act; debate fate of Senator

Thursday, April 2nd 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: A meeting of the General Council of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) took place Wednesday night in Belize…

Budget debate: PUP leader says proposed Bill “short on substance”

Budget debate: PUP leader says proposed Bill “short on substance”

Thursday, March 26, 2015. BMG: The debate on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 resumed this morning in Belmopan. The Honorable the Leader of the Opposition Mr.…

Fuel prices dominate economic indicators for 2014-15

Fuel prices dominate economic indicators for 2014-15

Wednesday, March 25, 2015. AARON HUMES Reporting: The Statistical Institute of Belize (SIB) released a batch of economic indicators for the latter part of 2014 and the first…

Politics

Partial settlement reached in Maya Land Rights Case

Partial settlement reached in Maya Land Rights Case

Tuesday, April 21st 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Ahead of Wednesday’s arguments in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) sitting in Belize,…

Investigation of Treasury Department theft continues as officer is put on leave

Investigation of Treasury Department theft continues as officer is put on leave

Tuesday, April 21st 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Last week Prime Minister Dean Barrow confirmed that some $500,000 was taken from the…

Patchakan Villager celebrates 100 birthday

Patchakan Villager celebrates 100 birthday

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015. BMG: Today is a very special milestone in the life of one resident from the Corozal District.…

Hyde and King in Tug-of-war over land in Lake I

Hyde and King in Tug-of-war over land in Lake I

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015. BMG: There has been much public discussion centered on the General Elections which many believe will be…

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OP-ED

We Need to Acknowledge Structural Violence in Belize

By Charles Leslie Jr. Before I get to my main point I take this opportunity to denote how our psychological wiring and thought process often times have…

Entertainment

Belize Prepares for Band Fest 2015

Friday, March 27, 2015. BMG: With just a couple hours away, the anxiety and nerves are at its peak in all participants. Over 10 marching Bands are…

Education

Galen University students participate in Model OAS General Assembly

Monday, April 13th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: The 7th Summit of the Americas organized by the Organization of American States (OAS) in Panama City, Panama, is complete;…

Living

Cahal Pech Village Resort Mourns the Loss of CEO Peter Tonti

Saturday, April 18th 2015. BMG: On April 16, 2015, Belizeans lost a legend of a man. A pioneer, a visionary and an inspirational leader, Mr. Peter Tonti’s…