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Training for Women in PG Held

A group of women recently completed a training session on appropriate food services in Punta
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Youth Parliamentarians at Commonwealth Youth Parliament in T&T

Belize is participating in the 11th Commonwealth Youth Parliament. The five-day event, which is taking
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Mr. Belize Championship slated for this weekend in the city

Bodybuilders and other fitness athletes will be gracing the stage, for the first time since
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The UDP establishes a committee to investigate accusations of corruption

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has decided to establish a special committee to investigate the
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The UDP’s legal advisor resigns

Attorney Estevan Perrera resigned as the UDP’s legal advisor this morning. Perrera’s resignation comes after
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APSSM President says increments are not automatic

Public sector workers and teachers saw the ten percent pay cut, implemented by the Briceño
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APSSM President talks allowances

Even though increments are not automatic, the APSSM President, Sharon Frazer also discussed the issue
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The Court’s Ceilings Came Crashing Down

Urgent repairs – at least for the short-term – are necessary after a part of
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The Magistrate Court Is In Bad Shape

As we mentioned, last week Cabinet approved a supplementary appropriations bill to allocate funds to
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Cop injured in traffic accident out West

 A police officer was injured in a road traffic incident on the outskirts of Belmopan
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Man charged with sex crime against teenage girl

34-year-old Thomas Arne Harris has been charged with 13 counts of unlawful sexual intercourse by
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Belizean accountant killed in Honduras

A Belizean was gunned down last week in neighbouring Puerto Cortez, Honduras.  Arturo Magana, a
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Lord’s Bank man charged with gun-related offences

26-year-old construction worker, Joel Benito Choco was charged with gun-related offences yesterday in the Belize
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Police Conduct Community Meet and Greet in Sandhill Village

The Belize Police Department continues searching for answers surrounding the brutal murder of three men
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The LOO says he supports seismic testing but only for

The Leader of the Opposition Moses “Shyne” Barrow says he supports Oceana’s call to trigger
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Caye Caulker gets new health facility

Caye Caulker Village has now gotten a new health centre. The community, with an estimated
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The BBS is pushing forwards with the implementation of EELS

The Belize Bureau of Standards (BBS) is moving full steam ahead with its Energy Efficiency
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PUC Gives A Breakdown of How Utility Rates Are Set

The Public Utilities Commission of Belize (PUC) held a media session this morning to share
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St. Matthew’s Anglican in Pomona gifted new school building

The students of St. Matthew’s Anglican School in Pomona Village, Stann Creek have received a
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New Housing Development to start in Belize District

Belizeans across the country and even those in the diaspora can now look for new
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The Prime Minister undertakes tour of southern Belize

Prime Minister John Briceño conducted a tour of the south over the weekend. He spent
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Belizean-Americans visit St. Joseph RC and Garifuna Museum in Barranco

A group of Belizean Americans returned home for Garifuna Settlement Day this year. A part
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Businessman robbed and killed, a cop and ex-cop are the

Over the weekend, a businessman was gunned down in San Pedro Town. A police officer
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Will business owners now feel safe hiring off duty cops?

Polanco’s murder has brought into question whether business owners should feel safe hiring off-duty cops
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No More Mediocrity in the Police Force

Love News also spoke with the Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, today who stated
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One Man Charged for the Murder of PC Lorray Arzu

Police have formally arrested and charged Raheem O’Neal Vernon for the murder of Police Constable,
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No Suspect for the Sandhill Homicide Determined Yet

Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the gruesome triple murder that occurred in Sandhill
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Police Officer in Corozal Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Reports emerging from the Corozal District are that a corporal there is being accused of
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Mother and Children Stabbed in Domestic Abuse

In the Cayo District, a woman was stabbed during a domestic dispute. It happened on
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Police cracking down on rural crimes

The Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa, also chimed in on this case of brutal
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Murder Crimes Looking Low for This Year

And during this morning’s police press briefing, Police COmmissioner Chester Williams was asked about the
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Gideon Ishim Falls to his death

A resident of the Stann Creek District lost his life on Saturday evening in a
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Motorcycle Indecent Leads to One Man Losing His Life

A road traffic incident near the San Estevan roundabout in Orange Walk Town led to
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BDF To Receive New Aircraft from U.S. Embassy

The Belize Defence Force (BDF) will be welcoming a new Cessna Caravan aircraft into its
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Price of New Sarstoon BDF Base To Be Determined

The Ministry of National Defense is meeting with an engineer who will assess the Forward
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Price Barracks Needs Damage Control After Lisa

Price Barracks is due to undergo much-needed repairs. Hurricane Lisa’s brute winds battered the Belize
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Stigma-reduction campaign for mental health launched

The Ministry of Health & Wellness, PAHO/WHO and local NGO, Mind Health Connect Belize are
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Ministry of Agriculture and FAO team up to strengthen Belize’s

The Ministry of Agriculture and the UN body, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) today
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Norwegian Cruises donates to post-Hurricane Lisa recovery in Belize

Norwegian Cruises Line Holdings (NCL) has contributed 100,000 U.S. dollars to Belize’s post-hurricane recovery efforts.
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Former Brazil Central Bank Governor is the new IDB President

Ilan Goldfajn (gold-fine) was elected president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) during a Special
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At-Risk Youth to Undergo Three Month Skill Development Course at

A skills training program to help at-risk youths was launched today. The program is being
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Happy Garifuna Settlement Day!!!

On Saturday, Garifuna Settlement Day celebrations were held across the country with the largest festivities
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No Incidents during Garifuna Settlement Day

 And the festive holiday went without any incident. No crime was reported at any of
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Toledo Maya Community Preserve Cultural Music

 And in other cultural news, the Ketchi Maya Community from Toledo held an official ceremony
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Three men gunned down in Rural Belize; police say it

Police are investigating a triple homicide that took place last night in Sandhill Village. All
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ComPol Williams visits the families of Thursday night’s murder victims

The Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was on the ground in Sandhill Village this morning
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Two mothers left grieving the loss of their young sons

The cold-blooded killing of 20-year-old Jareem Davis, and 19-year-old Charleston Jenkins has left two mothers
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Andrew Baird “Steps Away” from KHMHA Union Presidency

There is friction within the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority Union. Love News has confirmed
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Police Are Still Trying to Connect an Identity to Skeletal

Police have yet to determine the identity of the skeletal remains that were found out
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Four Men Charged in Connection with Attempted Armed Robbery at

The trio of assailants that attempted to rob Lina’s Supermarket on Thursday afternoon appeared in
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ComPol Chester Williams Says Leadership Intervention Unit has Been Effective

The Leadership Intervention Unit – it is one of the crime-fighting weapons that the Belize
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Anti-drug ops in Sugar City result in cocaine found

Police in Orange Walk District conducted a series of anti-drug operations yesterday in the northern
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Belize Police Department Receives Body Camera Donation from LIU

The Belize Police Department received a second donation of body cams from the Leadership Intervention
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BAHA concerned about Avian influenza reported in Mexico

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority is remaining vigilant as it monitors developments across the border
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BAHA issues advisory on blackleg in cattle

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority is also monitoring developments on the blackleg front. Blackleg is
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Students across the country celebrate Belize’s diverse culture

In November, schools across the country mark both Children’s Day and Culture Day. To mark
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Prime Minister Briceño tours the south

The nation is gearing up for Garifuna Settlement Day this weekend with southern communities holding
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LOO and UDP Chairman meet Inglewood, California Mayor

Leader of the Opposition, Moses “Shyne” Barrow and UDP Chairman, Senator Michael Peyrefitte are in
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Celebrating Garifuna Settlement Day in Belmopan

An event to celebrate the Garifuna culture was held last night in Belmopan. Correspondent Pauline
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PG Prepares for Garifuna Settlement Day

And in the Toledo District, police there have prepared to deal with the weekend festivities
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Dangriga Residents Prepare for Garifuna Settlement Day

People from near and far are already beginning preparations in Dangriga Town for tomorrow’s celebration
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Police Head South to Strengthen Security at Celebration Events

Police Commissioner Chester Williams also shared that additional police officers have been deployed to the
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ComPol Urges the Public to Be Safe Over the Weekend

Apart from the additional police officers that will be down south to ensure a safe
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Artwork of Pen Cayetano is on Display at the Museum

The Museum of Belize is hosting an art exhibition displaying the paintings of Belizean artist,
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Residents Advised to Secure Properties During the Christmas Season

As Christmas Time draws nearer, police are expecting to see an uptick in the crime
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Get Ready to Spend this Christmas Season as Prices Increase

The public can expect the price of goods and services to see an uptick this
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Belize applies for ICJ to resolve Honduras claim of the

Yesterday, Belize deposited its application with the Registrar of the International Court of Justice (ICJ)
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BTV Gets Back Their Belizean Flag

The Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) have finally recovered the flags that were stolen by the
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Skeletal remains found in Cayo District

Investigations by police continue into the discovery of a human skeleton that was found yesterday
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Oceana Asks How the People Feel About Removal of Offshore

Today, Oceana announced that it will be launching a petition to trigger a national referendum.
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Oceana Not Impressed by Waterloo Consultations

Oceana is one of the environmental groups that has been vocal about Waterloo’s port expansion
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Uptick in Global Inflationary Numbers Reflects in Belize’s Market

Inflation has been on an upward trajectory for the better part of this year, and
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BCCI says MSME Hold Their Own Amidst Raise in Prices

Another negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic was the surge in unemployment due to businesses
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Cabinet okays budget supplementary to be taken to the House

Efforts to help families recover, especially in Belize City, continue on various fronts. Prime Minister
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Chetumal Chamber of Commerce lends a helping hand to Belize

Meanwhile, the people of Mexico are also providing a helping hand to Belize as the
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JICA donates disaster relief supplies to NEMO

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is now better able to support persons affected by
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NEMO re-strategizing its efforts to assist victims of Hurricane Lisa

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is re-strategizing its efforts to provide disaster relief to
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Belizean fishers are feeling the effects of climate change

The effects of climate change are being felt across several sectors of Belize, particularly the
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Belize’s lobster and conch industry to be impacted by Hurricane

The destruction left behind by Hurricane Lisa is still impacting municipalities in the Belize District,
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UB and the Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation

In 2020, the Briceno Administration formed the Ministry of Blue Economy whose mandate includes the
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“Hound of Hell” variant of COVID reported in Mexico; not

 Mexican authorities are reporting several cases of a new variant of COVID-19. An article by
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Minister Bernard speaks on ultimatum from health professionals coalition

The Belize Coalition of Medical Professionals has raised a number of concerns via a press
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Things need to change at the KHMH, says Health Minister

For years, there have been multiple challenges on various fronts at the nation’s flagship public
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Was the public consultation for the Angelfish development project rushed?

The Department of the Environment recently held a public consultation for the Angelfish development project
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MOHW announces HPV testing available at all public health facilities

The Ministry of Health and Wellness says it has achieved a critical milestone in the
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MOHW is hoping access to testing reduces cancer-related stigma

 The Ministry of Health and Wellness reports that cervical cancer is the second most common
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PG Hospital Receives New Lab Equipment

The Punta Gorda Community Hospital in Toledo is now equipped to provide more holistic medical
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BSI Says BSCFA Needs to Be More Rational About Demands

The sugar industry remains in a sour state due to the many disagreements between two
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BSI Says Here Are the Facts About Port Fees

The Belize Cane Farmers’ Association has been vocal about requesting a transparent audit from the
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Belize City robbers stopped dead in their tracks

Tonight, three men are behind bars after they were arrested in a dramatic fashion after
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PM John Briceno comments on The Saldivar Saga

Former UDP Leader and Minister John Saldivar remains on the defence tonight after the US
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Will John Saldivar face another criminal investigation?

In an exclusive interview with the Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, our newsroom asked for
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BDF soldier caught on camera cursing the cops slapped with

Twenty-six-year-old Freddy Grijalva, the Belize Defense Force (BDF) soldier who was caught on camera hurling
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ComPol Williams says crooked cops need to go!

Tonight, the Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, is condemning crooked cops within the force and
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The ComPol wants stiffer penalties for drunk drivers

An alleged drunk driver has been slapped with a slew of charges for killing a
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PM says GOB Cannot Intervene in Sugar Impasse

The impasse between the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) and Belize Sugar Industries/American Sugar
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BSI Outlines what BSCFA Can and Can’t Have to Conduct

And, this constant back and forth between BSI/ASR and the BSCFA goes beyond just the
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BSI Hoping the New Sugar Crop Season Can Start On

 The start of the new sugar cane crop season remains in limbo since a new
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No Need for GOB to Intervene in Sugar Industry Negotiations

Earlier in the news, we heard Prime Minister, John Briceño, say that the Government will
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PM Comments on Belize Coalition of Medical Professionals

Last week, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority Workers Union (KHMHAWU), Nurses Association of Belize
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