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Oil Spill Near Hondo Stream is in Veracruz, Mexico not in Belize

There is a report that is tonight causing alarm locally. It speaks of a spill in the Rio Hondo that spans Belize and Mexico, but we can confirm that the [...]

BML Debt Still Outstanding, Is Mayor Bradley’s Promise Broken?

Mayor of Belize City Darrell Bradley has reneged on his very first commitment to Belize Maintenance Limited. The Council is in arrears twenty-one weeks, and he made a firm promise [...]

Is CitCo Keeping Up with its BML Arrears?

In early August sanitation matters between Belize Maintenance Limited and the Belize City Council came to a head. City Hall was in arrears to the company eighteen weeks, and because [...]

Land Woes in Gungulung

A trio of residents from the Holy Emmanuel Area is tonight up in arms because despite years of asking for a street to access their houses, they have had no [...]

P.M. Barrow on Friends of Conservation and Continued Chiquibul Incursions

Incursions along the western border continue unabated; Friends for Conservation and Development has in fact documented an increased number of incidents. Recently, nine dwellings constructed inside the Chiquibul National Park [...]

Inclement weather forecast for the weekend

The Belize Tourism Board announced today that the Village Arts and Craft Expo that was scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until November first due to the inclement weather [...]

New Leadership for SATIIM

For years, in fact for more than a decade, Greg Ch’oc was the head and face of SATIIM, the Sarstoon-Temash Institute for Indigenous Management. Earlier today, flanked by Maya community [...]

Consensus Undetermined in Oil Drilling

Last Tuesday, the District Association of Village Councils, led by president Gabriel Edwards, convened a meeting with residents of Midway, in the Toledo District, to discuss the issue of oil [...]

FFB Discusses Football Pitch with CONCACAF

As we told you, one of the straws which broke the proverbial camel’s back was the disqualification of Belize from the champions League. CONCACAF refused to certify the football pitch [...]

SATIIM Will Not Close the Door on Barranco

Barranco Village, which is also one of six buffer communities surrounding the Sarstoon Temash National Park, is a founding member of SATIIM.  Over the years, there seem to have been [...]

BML to Receive Payment From City Hall for Five Weeks of Arrears

It’s been a couple weeks since the clash between the workers of Belize Maintenance Limited and the Belize City Council. Things came to a head after City Hall went into [...]

A Hundred and Twenty-five Tons of Sugar Lost At Sea

On Sunday, a barge belonging to Belize Sugar Industries capsized off the coast of Corozal.  Sinking along with the faulty vessel was almost a hundred and twenty-five tons of sugar [...]

US Ambassador Speaks About Border Dispute

On Thursday, a group of journalists from across the local media participated in a round-table with U.S. Ambassador Carlos Moreno at the embassy in Belmopan.  During the forum a range of issues [...]

Commercial Centre Gets A Facelift

About thirty-four million dollars is being spent on road works in the Old Capital. Today, Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley, along with the Taiwanese Ambassador launched another project to complement [...]

Municipalities Complain About Belize City Council Bailout

Sanitation has been in the news incessantly, with the B.M.L. situation threatening to blow up and out of control. A very timely intervention by Prime Minister Barrow in the form [...]

OW Mayor Speaks on Infrastructure Project

Phase one of the infrastructure program in Orange Walk Town is underway, including paving of the Belize/Corozal Road, sidewalks and drainage. It’s a huge project, about four miles of road [...]

And on San Antonio road Project…

Mayor Bernard is so happy about the road work that he’s not even making much noise about the infamous San Antonio Road. U.D.P. contractor of choice, Imer Hernandez, who happens [...]

Over Forty Sanitation Workers Arraigned for Loitering and Littering Following Protest

There is a lot to report tonight from the court, including the all-day arraignment of forty-one BML sanitation workers and a near confrontation between those workers and Mayor Darrell Bradley. [...]

Mayor Bradley Comments On Not Addressing Disgruntled BML Employees

As we told you sanitation workers were at court this morning and there, a near-confrontation between angry BML workers and Mayor Darrell Bradley happened in front of Magistrate’s Court number [...]

Still No Timeline for Payment of BML Debt

At the heart of the ongoing sanitation crisis is an outstanding balance of one point four million dollars which City Hall owes to Belize Maintenance Limited for eighteen weeks of [...]

BML’s Operations Manager On CitCo’s Plan to Address Garbage in 2015

Mayor Bradley has maintained his hard line where Belize Maintenance Limited is concerned. BML’s contract is worth seventy-eight thousand dollars a week, and Bradley says that CitCo can take over [...]

Maya Community Leaders Say They Were Not Invited to Meeting with U.S. Capital

There is an apparent dissention within the Maya community to report on tonight, following a release from the elected leaders of Conejo, Crique Sarco, Midway and Graham Creek.  The group [...]

Forestry Department investigates killing of a Jaguar

The Forestry Department is currently investigating the killing of a jaguar up north. Two officers of the department are currently in Sarteneja Village, in the Corozal district where the vicious [...]

Vigil to be Held in Honor of Slain Teenager

As we told you, a seventeen year old Wesley High School graduate has been charged with the murder of sixteen year old Chryslin Gladden. That has sparked a vigil for [...]

Female Manatee Killed in Water-taxi Mishap…

It has not been a good year for manatees; a growing number of the endangered mammals has been killed in boating accidents. Over the weekend, a mature female manatee perished [...]