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GAF Stops Local Media from Traversing the Sarstoon River

Tonight, the uncertainty surrounding that volatile zone known as the Sarstoon is alive and well after Guatemalan Armed Forces denied a News Five team passage down the river this morning, [...]

 

PM Responds to Guatemala’s Restriction of Access to the Sarstoon

PM Responds to Guatemala’s Restriction of Access to the Sarstoon

Even as our team headed back to Belize City, deterred from entering the Sarstoon but having made the point that Guatemala isn’t playing on the same checkerboard, Prime Minister Dean [...]...

PM Says There’s a Clear, Unwritten Understanding Between Belize & Guatemala

PM Says There’s a Clear, Unwritten Understanding Between Belize & Guatemala

A release issued by government on Tuesday, announcing the revocation of the Sarstoon Prohibition SI, stated that, “While the formal mechanism is being worked on, the two sides have informally [...]...

Will Government Reinstitute Sarstoon Law?

Will Government Reinstitute Sarstoon Law?

So with Belizean civilians still not able to enter the Sarstoon, what happens next? Will government perhaps seek to reinstitute the Sarstoon Law?   On the Phone: Prime Minister Dean [...]...

What About the B.D.F.; Will They Still be Chased Up the River?

What About the B.D.F.; Will They Still be Chased Up the River?

It’s clear what the real protocol is at the Sarstoon where civilians are concerned. Belizeans can’t go there. But what about the B.D.F.? We all saw footage of the Guatemalan [...]...

Belizeans Fishermen Arrested in Guatemala for Illegal Entry

Belizeans Fishermen Arrested in Guatemala for Illegal Entry

There is another developing story. It is well-known that Guatemalan nationals illegally enter Belizean territory for illegal activities. Most recently when the Sarstoon law applied, their fishermen routinely traversed into [...]...

Murder in Paradise, El Diablo is Executed in a Hail of Gunfire

Murder in Paradise, El Diablo is Executed in a Hail of Gunfire

The fourth murder for the Corozal District for this year took place on Thursday evening in the village of Paraiso. Thirty-seven year old Delmar Guerra was trailed and executed by [...]...

Oswald Garcia Perishes in Road Traffic Accident

Oswald Garcia Perishes in Road Traffic Accident

There was a fatal road traffic accident early this morning, involving a pickup truck traveling along the George Price Highway.  Thirty-one-year-old Oswald Garcia was violently flung from his vehicle between [...]...

Sleepy B.D.F. Soldier Escapes Traffic Mishap Unscathed

Sleepy B.D.F. Soldier Escapes Traffic Mishap Unscathed

A second traffic mishap also occurred in the early hours after midnight, this time involving a Geo Prism traveling along the George Price Highway.  Victor Aldana, a Belize Defense Force [...]...

Patrick Faber Says His Victory is Certain

Patrick Faber Says His Victory is Certain

With less than seventy-two hours to go before over three hundred delegates of the United Democratic Party cast ballots to determine a new first deputy leader, campaigns on either side [...]...

Faber Says He’s Laying the Groundwork for Transition in 2020

Faber Says He’s Laying the Groundwork for Transition in 2020

The campaign between Faber and his opponent John Saldivar has been rather intense with blows coming from both sides. Inside the Faber camp, it is believed that he will win [...]...

Bob Bandfield Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in the U.S.

Bob Bandfield Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in the U.S.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that US businessman, Robert Bandfield, has pleaded guilty to helping stock manipulators launder two hundred and fifty million dollars through Belize. The seventy-one year [...]...

Zachary Knox is Finally Charged for Shooting at Chester Williams

Zachary Knox is Finally Charged for Shooting at Chester Williams

After being released from the K.H.M.H., nineteen year Zachary Knox is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison. “Yankee,” as he is popularly known, claims he was badly beaten [...]...

Businesswoman Sandra Sol Dragged to Court for Failure to Pay GST

Businesswoman Sandra Sol Dragged to Court for Failure to Pay GST

A businesswoman from the downtown plaza in Belize City was taken to court today by the GST Department on two charges for failing to issue receipts and failing to utilize [...]...

A Training Workshop for Lawyers and Medical Practitioners on Mental Health

A Training Workshop for Lawyers and Medical Practitioners on Mental Health

The bar and the judiciary, along with representatives of the Ministry of Health, gathered today at the Radisson for a training workshop on persons with mental health disorders and the [...]...

Bar Association on Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

Bar Association on Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

Co-executive Director Pervais Jabbar, of the Death Penalty Project, reiterates that the knowledge generated from today’s discussions can be useful if applied to individual cases involving persons with mental health [...]...

Raspberry Pi for High School Innovators

Raspberry Pi for High School Innovators

High schools from across the country converged on Belize City today where students participated in a competition geared towards young innovators.  The goal is to use a miniature computer platform [...]...

The National Festival of Arts Showcase

The National Festival of Arts Showcase

For two weeks, the National Festival of Arts will feature creative arts performances in drama, song, music and dance from preschoolers, primary school children, secondary students and even teachers. It [...]...