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Body found in Belize City identified
This morning the body of a man was discovered near Bravo Motors in Belize City. He was observed with various knife wounds to his body. His body was transported to the Belize City Morgue where it was later identified as Wilson Street resident, Charleston Cleland Jr.

Belize~ Honduran Caravana Exodus
By Richard Harrison: A phenomenon of biblical proportions is taking place right in front of our very eyes. I was aware that life was getting harder in neighbouring Honduras…but never did I imagine that the frustration would cresendo into the mass exodus of around 4,000 who got up and left unbearable suffering in their country en route to the hope and promise of the prosperous north…they have passed through Guatemala and are currently at the southern border of Mexico.

Former Mexican ICJ advisor optimistic of Belize’s case
A group of Belizean journalists were in Mexico this week meeting with Former Mexican advisor at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Carlos Bernal. The trip is a part of the United States Embassy in Belize’s ICJ education campaign. The campaign is titled , “From Fear to Facts; Demystifying the International Court of Justice.”

Jimmy Morales to Trump: Conditions can’t be placed on US aid
The ‘March of the Migrant’, as it has been termed, is currently at the Guatemala-Mexico border seeking help from Mexico to enter their territory. The march began with a little over 1,000 Hondurans last week Saturday just days after Central American leaders had met with US Vice president, Mike Pence to discuss migration.

Three outstanding Belizean artists receive Artist Emeritus Award
Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber, Minister with the portfolio of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture along with Sapna Budhrani, President of the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) yesterday presented Florencio Mes, Myrna Manzanares and Gerald “Lord” Rhaburn with the title of Artist Emeritus at the Museum of Belize.

BNTU should not dictate on hardship allowances, says Faber
The Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) and the Ministry of Education are sorting out some big issues in the educational system including the re-categorization of hardship allowances for teachers. Last week, the BNTU issued a strongly worded statement warning the Ministry to cease from disrespecting them since the meeting dates were set and were not adhered to.

Patrick Faber to Elena Smith: “Cry baby”
There are several on-going issues that the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) and the Ministry of Education are trying to resolve. One of the issue is proposal 22. Proposal 22 proposes that the Government of Belize pay in full the salary of teachers at grant aided secondary schools.

Corozal cops find .9mm pistol
Corozal police have deposited a .9mm pistol as found property. On October 18th, just after 3:00 p.m., upon conducted a search in an overgrown lot in the Dominguez Layout in that municipality, police discovered an unarmed .9mm pistol in a sack.

Two convicted of Richard and Maria Stuart double murder
Milton Maza and Eli Lopez were today found guilty of the double murder of attorney Richard Stuart and his wife Maria in 2010. In a trial without jury, which began in July, Supreme Court Justice, Colin William’s found the duo guilty. However, the convicted murderers will not be sentenced until November 9th.

Orange Walk police seize illegal ammunition
Orange Walk police have labeled 20 yellow Fiochi brand 20 gauge cartridges as found property. At around 4:20 p.m. on October 18th, members of the Orange Walk Police Department conducted patrols and searches on the August Pine Ridge and San Felipe road, which lead them to the discovery.

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CCJ president perplexed at C'bean people's non-acceptance of regional court
President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, says after 50 years of political independence, he remains perplexed that Caribbean people are still finding “excuses” in support of the London-based Privy Council as the region's final court. Justice Saunders, who will receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) later on Saturday, said that he however remains confident that like other regional institutions, the CCJ will be embraced by all the people of the Caribbean.

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  • Saturday view in Corozal, 4.5min.

  • Women from across Corozal sign up to attend Self Defense in Corozal, 10min. It happened Saturday morning in Rainbow Beach, Corozal Tortuga. Renee Wentz Self Defender taught a group of young ladies and younger girls how to Defend themselves. It commenced at 8am and concluded at 12pm. She had mentioned to those who had sign up at today's workshop to learn how to defend themselves as wpmen around Belize. Miss. Renee Wentz thought them techniques on using items to protect them when intrudors come to theif inside there house. Or, how to defend themselves when they are out on the street. If you wish to learn about Self Defense women around Belize are invited to learn more at Miss Rennee Wentz at: [email protected]

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  • Belize Season 2 Episode 4, 7min. A drive to Upper Barton Creek fellowship.

  • Caye Caulker Sharks & Rays - Belize, 13min. Sharks & Rays from 8 dives off Caye Caulker with Frenchie's Diving.

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  • Belize's Ancient Maya Sacrificial Cave Rare Footage One Strange Rock, 1.5min.

  • Caye Caulker Green Moray Eels - Belize, 3min. A few friendly green moray eels during dives on Turneffe with Frenchie's Diving

  • The 2018 Annual Tourism Awards, 3hr.

  • Maya site Alabama Walkthrough, 17min. To celebrate International Archaeology Day, please enjoy this walking tour of the monumental core of the ancient Maya site of Alabama, in the Stann Creek District of Central Belize. Watch the trowel to view your progress through the site