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John Zabaneh comes off U.S. ‘drug kingpin’ list

Businessman John Zabaneh is a well-known entrepreneur in South Stann Creek whose ventures, including Mayan King Limited, Mid-south Investments Limited, Belize Chemicals Limited and Crown Paradise Enterprises were all flagged [...]

 

P.U.P.’s Valerie Woods stands with Lisa Shoman on ‘borders’ complaint

P.U.P.’s Valerie Woods stands with Lisa Shoman on ‘borders’ complaint

P.U.P. Senator Valerie Woods, having heard the prime minister’s response to former Foreign Minister Lisa Shoman’s open letter on Thursday, is also weighing in on the comment made by Foreign [...]...

Senator says G.O.B. must state position on respect for borders

Senator says G.O.B. must state position on respect for borders

According to Woods, while government at some point will turn to the people for a vote on whether the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute should be taken to the ICJ for resolution, [...]...

Territorial Volunteers says Sedi must go!

Territorial Volunteers says Sedi must go!

Former Foreign Affairs Minister Lisa Shoman appears to have stepped on a few toes last week after writing an open letter to Prime Minister Dean Barrow, appealing to him to [...]...

B.T.V.’s Maheia continues call for re-registration ahead of I.C.J. vote

B.T.V.’s Maheia continues call for re-registration ahead of I.C.J. vote

Maheia also spoke to News Five about the re-registration campaign as it relates to the referendum to attend the International Court of Justice to resolve the Guatemalan claim. The Belize [...]...

Dwayne Almendarez abandoned to die after shooting, family says

Dwayne Almendarez abandoned to die after shooting, family says

A post mortem on the body of thirty-year-old Dwayne Almendarez was conducted this afternoon in Belize City and certified that the Yo Creek resident died as a result of complications [...]...

U.D.P. prepares for Municipal Convention in Belize City

U.D.P. prepares for Municipal Convention in Belize City

Belize City will host the United Democratic Party’s next convention to select a municipal slate for the 2018 elections due in March this coming Sunday. The headline is the mayoral [...]...

Shot teen refuses to cooperate with police

Shot teen refuses to cooperate with police

There was a shooting on Monday night in Belize City in which an eighteen-year-old man was shot once to the right thigh. But that is all we can report tonight [...]...

Traffic officer jailed after armed confrontation with neighbor

Traffic officer jailed after armed confrontation with neighbor

Traffic Officer Mario Vernon is tonight spending his first night on remanded at the Central Prison in Hattieville after his twenty-one-year-old neighbor accused him of pulling a gun at him [...]...

Gov’t uses savings for road works in Twin Towns

Gov’t uses savings for road works in Twin Towns

On Monday, the Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Works and Transport, signed a multimillion-dollar road rehabilitation project for Santa Elena Town. Valued at fewer than seven million dollars, [...]...

Two more fish poisoning cases reported

Two more fish poisoning cases reported

The Ministry of Health has confirmed two further cases of suspected ciguatera poisoning, reported by persons who ate barracuda fish from the Turneffe Islands. A release states that this fish [...]...

NICH introduces ticket system for large groups

NICH introduces ticket system for large groups

A new ticket purchasing procedure comes into effect on August twenty-eighth, for visitors wanting to experience the Nohoch Che’en and Altun Ha archaeological reserves.  As of Monday, all tour groups, [...]...

Pregnant manatee struck by boat; search continues for another mother and calf

Pregnant manatee struck by boat; search continues for another mother and calf

The number of manatee fatalities annually continues to rise and despite conservation and awareness efforts by Sea to Shore Alliance, in particular Jamal Galvez, the population continues to be threatened [...]...

NGO’s want ‘black and white’ on oil moratorium bill

NGO’s want ‘black and white’ on oil moratorium bill

It’s wait and see for the Belize Network of Non-Governmental Organizations regarding government’s announced intention to place in law an indefinite moratorium on activities leading up to offshore oil exploration [...]...

Carnival route is finally settled

Carnival route is finally settled

September ninth’s Carnival Road March will be returning to the Marion Jones Sporting Complex for the first time in many years, but it will take a new route to get [...]...

Road march bigger and better than ever!

Road march bigger and better than ever!

And what will Carnival itself look like? We took the opportunity to ask the Association’s president, Patrick Thompson, about the run-up to the event and he says it will be [...]...

Song Competition moves to Dangriga; September Celebrations will open in O.W.

Song Competition moves to Dangriga; September Celebrations will open in O.W.

The National Song Competition takes place this Saturday in Dangriga and preparations are underway for Belizean artists to showcase their musical talents ahead of the annual September Celebrations.  The event, [...]...

Remixing Motown as KTV semifinals continue

Remixing Motown as KTV semifinals continue

Last week, it was singer’s choice, but tonight, the final five contestants in the quarterfinal round of KTV the Remix will be taking on classic tunes from one of the [...]...