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Sharon Ferguson Sighted in City, but Looks in a Bad Way

Sharon Ferguson has been reported missing as of Tuesday afternoon although she has not been seen by her family since last week. But there have been several sightings since our [...]

Diaspora Belizeans Shut Out of Re-Registration over Residency

Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai appeared on this morning’s Open Your Eyes to discuss the upcoming re-registration process. The first and only re-registration of voters took place in 1997 and [...]

Guat-Belizeans Will Be Registered – but Immigration to Check Certificates

The express concern of those seizing on the re-registration process as a means of “cleaning up” the voters’ list is the presence of many persons of Guatemalan descent who claim [...]

Bringing “Street Law” to the Youth

As Belizeans, we all play an important role in the framework of education and the development of our young people and adult learners. That’s the mission of a pilot group [...]

Belize’s Fire Chief Travels to U.S.

Fire Chief Ted Smith is presently away in the United States where he has visited with a pair of Belizean firemen studying in Virginia.  Patrick Parks and Johnny Cardenas are [...]

Celebrating Oil Moratorium – “Hands Across the Sand”

Over the weekend, on May nineteenth at noon, persons from communities and organizations across the country joined hands on beaches, across bridges, in conference rooms and along seawalls and other [...]

The ESRI User Conference Applies Science to Location

Every two years there is a gathering of Belizeans and international participants making use of geographic information systems technology under the aegis of its world-leading provider, ESRI, and its chief [...]

Where is Oswald Arnold?

A twenty-year-old young man from Roaring Creek Village is missing tonight and his family fears the worst. Oswald Arnold was last seen alive around five o’clock on Thursday evening and [...]

Mom with ‘Split Personality’ Now Missing for a Week

Tonight a family is worried as their mother and partner has been missing for a week. The last anyone saw of Sharon Ferguson, she had left her home following an [...]

G.S.T. Warns Against ‘Impersonators’

It’s not exactly a glamorous profession, but the Department of General Sales Tax is reporting tonight that there are people out there impersonating officers of the department. All G.S.T. officers [...]

The Bold Plan to Transform Belize’s Transportation Sector

Belize’s commuters are already experiencing the growing pains of the infrastructure work taking place across the country. But there is a lot more to come, as in the next two [...]

Garifuna Council Re-Elects Executive at Annual Convention

The National Garifuna Council held its thirty-fourth annual convention in Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District this weekend and elected its new executive. Sandra Miranda was re-elected as President, Vice President, [...]

Citco Down to 5 Days to Repay S.S.B. Contributions

A few days ago, the Social Security Board issued a demand note for payment of outstanding contributions to the Belize City Council collected from employees, but not paid by the [...]

More Contributions May be Outstanding; is it ex-City Admin’s Fault?

But who was responsible for making the payments to the S.S.B.? That, says Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold, was the responsibility of Candice Miller, the former City Administrator, who was initially [...]

CitCo Predecessors’ Priorities Questioned

The Deputy Mayor questions the priorities of the previous administration given the fact that this outstanding payment lingered while the then-U.D.P. council put off a free concert in February. The [...]

Opposition’s Briceño Challenges Guardian’s Noble over Facebook ‘Drug Plane’ Story

On Thursday, the case of Leader of the Opposition John Briceño versus editor of the Guardian newspaper Alfonso Noble was called in the Supreme Court, but was adjourned.  Briceño was [...]

Police Launch Second Round of Youth Mentorship Program

At the close of 2016, the Belize Police Department introduced a youth mentorship programme aimed at youths at risk in some of the most troubled areas of Belize City.  It [...]

Participants Must Put in the Work to Succeed

The youths will have the opportunity as part of the programme to see more of Belize than they ever have, as most of them have only rarely if ever left [...]

Program’s Successes Include Ending Budding Gang

Deputy Commissioner Williams also discussed the successes of the first cohort of mentees, one hundred of whom graduated about a year ago. He says they learned critical skills to survive [...]

Deputy PM Goes Down to Georgia; Police Hold Him over ‘Prank’ 911 Call

For weeks, there have been speculations about an incident in the State of Georgia involving Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber.  It happened on April twentieth, while he was on vacation [...]

Once a Guatemalan, Always a Guatemalan – Never a Belizean?

With the re-registration process due to start in July, some Guatemalans find themselves in an absurd situation, particularly those who acquired Belizean citizenship by way of renouncing their Guatemala citizenship. [...]

P.M. Issues Support for Belmopan Chief

A criminal investigation into an attack on the residence of Mayor Khalid Belisle in the Cohune Walk area of Belmopan is still open.  The split-level, two storey abode came under [...]

Territorial Volunteers Hit Back at P.M.

This afternoon, the leader of the Belize Territorial Volunteers, Wil Maheia, issued a video response to the pronouncements of Prime Minister Dean Barrow on the I.C.J. issue. Maheia also spoke [...]

Will Sunshine Ask Again to Come In?

On Friday, Supreme Court Justice Courtney Abel crushed the hopes of Sunshine Holdings Limited to receive a share, or at the outside, all of the more than one hundred and [...]

P.M. Concedes Settlement Agreement Could Have Been Tighter

As has been noted, Sunshine Holdings did not get an exception in the 2015 settlement agreement for its debt as it was government-owned. The agreement explicitly obliged Government to take [...]