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Transport Suspends J & J Bus Runs over Highway Confrontation Caught on Tape

Tonight, the Department of Transport has come down on a bus company operating out of the west, following the release of a video exposing dirty tactics by a driver on [...]

Guatemala Still Resists Sarstoon Protocol

The realization of the Sarstoon Protocol has been up in the air ever since the Guatemalan government suspended negotiations with Belize, following the death of Guatemalan minor Julio Rene Alvarado [...]

New Ambassador from Guatemala to Belize

There will be a new Guatemalan Ambassador to Belize.  While that individual has not been named officially, Guatemala is already in talks with a replacement for Manuel Estuardo Roldan Barillas. [...]

Congress Gets to Decide before Guatemalan I.C.J. Referendum

To go to the ICJ or not to go the ICJ? It is a question that Guatemalans may be deciding on very soon. Earlier this year, we reported that Guatemala [...]

Taiwan Cements Formal Relations with Belize as Foreign Affairs Minister Visits

Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Doctor David Tawei Lee and his wife, Chih Lin arrived in Belize on Wednesday and were hosted at an event in Belmopan. While the media [...]

U.B. Formally Welcomes Clement Sankat as New President

The University of Belize, its faculty and staff, student body, as well as the country, formally received its new president this evening here in Belize City.  It was an installation [...]

Natural Resources Warning on Mining from San Pedro

The Ministry of Natural Resources has received complaints of increased illicit mining and dredging activities within the marine environment surrounding San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. In a release issued today, the [...]

Senate Public Hearing Canceled over Dispute about Audit Team Witnesses

Those tuning in to Channel Five this morning expecting to see our live coverage of the Senate Special Select Committee’s public hearings will have been disappointed to see that they [...]

After Break, Godwin Visits Committee; What about P.M.?

The Senate Select Committee is now scheduled to go on break for the entire month of August. Chairman Salazar told reporters that their visit to the department is scheduled for [...]

A Small Slice of Drama from Part Two of Committee Hearings

The Senate Special Select Committee has been watercooler talk across Belize since hearings resumed at the end of April. For better or worse, it has been dominated by the behavior [...]

More from Your Paycheck for Social Security

Will there be an increase in the amount of money that comes out of your paychecks for social security? That is yet to be seen, but on Tuesday, S.S.B. C.E.O. [...]

S.S.B. Wants Stable Investment Options

According to Doctor Young, the investment income of the S.S.B. in the utility companies, the private sector and the agricultural industry has been keeping the fund buoyant over the years. [...]

Fire Destroys Free Zone’s Oldest Store

There was a massive fire inside the Commercial Free-Zone in Corozal during the early hours of this morning. According to a late report from the police, around one a.m. Corozal [...]

B.S.I. Looks Forward, Wants Farmers to as Well

This week, Belize Sugar Industries Limited’s managers and senior officials are in meetings in Orange Walk Town, reviewing the recently gone sugar cane milling season. It was a record-breaking and [...]

Second payment made for B.T.L., but will Belize get some money back?

Prime Minister Dean Barrow returned to Belize from personal leave in the United States around lunchtime today. Reporters met him at the Philip Goldson International Airport for an extensive briefing [...]

Was P.M. Barrow hoodwinked in Miami?

Does the Prime Minister claim to be hoodwinked by Lord Michael Ashcroft following their 2015 conference in Miami, Florida, where the details of what became the Settlement Agreement were hammered [...]

Attorney General: Dunkeld et al. must prove expenses aren’t ‘ridiculous’

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte also weighed in on the matter from a legal perspective.  According to the AG, the case will go before the CCJ in October.  The crux of [...]

P.M. defies international financiers on fuel subsidies for sugar; P.U.P. agrees

On average, four and a half million dollars is spent by government annually as it relates to subsidies on diesel fuel for the sugar industry. It is shared among all [...]

B.S.I. warned it can’t eat its cake on commercial agreement

The Opposition People’s United Party has been closely following the sugar situation. Following a record-breaking crop year and in advance of an expected downturn in prices with the leveling of [...]

Raise cane, says Jose Mai; the more the merrier

Mai does have some suggestions for the commercial agreement. He wants it ironclad that, with the accompanying investments in the sugar mill, that not a stalk of cane is left [...]

P.M. asks B.S.I., Cane Farmers’ Association to mend fences

The Prime Minister also weighed in, reiterating the importance of ASR’s investment in the industry and particularly in the Tower Hill sugar mill to introduce production of direct consumption sugar [...]

Marlon Peters Succumbs to Beating; Friend and Assailant Detained by San Ignacio Police

San Ignacio Police tonight have another apparent murder on their hands. The incident that precipitated the death of thirty-eight-year-old Marlon Peters took place ten days ago; however, the investigation has [...]

Minor Detained in Alleged Retaliation Killing of Trevaun Chee

There was a second murder recorded over the weekend, similar to that of Peters. Twenty-two-year-old Trevaun Chee was hit multiple times to the head and body allegedly with an aluminum [...]

The Bar Wants End to Overdue Court Judgments, But No Fuss

Is Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin’s job under threat for outstanding delivery of court judgments? For now, no because at a meeting of the Bar Association of Belize on Friday night, [...]

Teenager Fights Off Would-Be Rapist in Santa Familia

A teenage minor of Santa Familia Village was sexually assaulted over the weekend by someone who broke into her home on Saturday morning.  The thirteen-year-old-girl had just got home, only [...]