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P.U.P. Leader Explains Why Meeting with Southern Caucus was Cancelled

Turning to political news…In August, the People’s United Party’s Southern Caucus announced that it will vote against taking the Belize/Guatemala dispute for resolution to the International Court of Justice. The [...]

Opposition Leader to Embark in I.C.J. Referendum Listening Tour

As of next week, P.U.P. Leader John Briceño will embark on a nationwide ‘listening’ tour. It’s his way of getting to know how the party’s standard bearers, area representatives, and [...]

Should Assad Shoman Lead I.C.J. Referendum Campaign?

Foreign Affairs Minister, Wilfred Elrington, has come under heavy criticism for the nature of the ministry’s I.C.J. Referendum Campaign.   On April tenth, 2019 voters will head to the polls and [...]

U.D.P. Edmond Castro Speaks on I.C.J. Referendum

While there is a chorus for a ‘YES’ vote in line with the Prime Minister’s position, we did find today an elected representative who hasn’t made up his mind.  Whne [...]

P.U.P. Belize Rural South Standard Bearer Sworn In

The People’s United Part endorsed Andre Perez as the Standard Bearer for Belize Rural South.  On Saturday, party supporters of the Belize Rural South constituency gathered at the Saca Chispas [...]

Audubon’s Small Grants for Chunox Fisherfolk

In 2012, the Belize Audubon Society awarded the first of its small grants to fisherfolk to support income diversification in northern fishing villages like Chunox, Copper Bank and Sarteneja.  To [...]

A Visitor’s Centre is Installed at the Uxbenka Archaeological Site

In 2015, there was huge controversy when a section of a mound at the Uxbenka Archaeological Site was cleared by Rupert Myles, a resident of Santa Cruz Village. Because the [...]

WiMAC Conference Kicks Off In Belize City

A regional conference aimed at empowering women in the maritime sector began today in Belize City. Representatives of sixteen Caribbean nations are participating in the third annual Women in Maritime [...]

Danielly Tillett Still Missing from Home in August Pine Ridge

Fourteen-year-old Danielly Tillett left her home in August Pine Ridge en route to a nearby shop on September twenty-fourth and has not been seen by her mother since.  Despite communicating [...]

Chetumal to Become Free Zone

Mexico’s President-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador stated earlier this week that Chetumal will return to a ‘free zone’ status. While visiting Cancun, the president-elect announced that on January first, 2019, [...]

Audubon Tackles Illegal Fishing and Empowers Fisherfolk through Entrepreneurship

On October first, the fishing season of the Queen Conch officially opened. Conch represents a significant source of revenue for traditional fishermen across Belize, and generates millions of dollars for [...]

B.N.T.U. Hopes C.W.U./Port Impasse is Resolved

On Thursday, the Belize National Teachers Union expressed its support for the Christian Workers Union which is currently at a standoff with the Port of Belize Limited over working hours [...]

The Annual TIDE Conservation Festival

The Toledo Institute for Development and Education is hosting its annual conservation festival. In the past, it was called the TIDE Fish Festival, but this year, it has been renamed [...]

Confirmation: Milo Paz Dies in Panama Plane Crash

The Paz family in San Pedro Town has received confirmation of the death of forty-nine-year-old Jose Milo Paz.  The veteran pilot and aviation pioneer died in a plane wreck in [...]

Elderly Man Injured in Butane Explosion in the South

An elderly man is recovered at the Southern Regional Hospital following an explosion in San Isidro Village in the Stann Creek District.  On Wednesday evening around six-twenty, Bella Vista Police [...]

Was Explosion Caused by Cigarette?

Independence Fire Department personnel responded to the explosion, which occurred approximately nine miles away from the station. On arrival, they spotted the thirteen-seater van completely destroyed by fire, but they [...]

CitCo Gives Back $2,500 ‘Gift’

The Belize City Council says that today it returned the two-thousand five hundred dollars in cash that was left on the desk of City Administrator Stephanie Garbutt. Deputy Mayor Oscar [...]

B.N.T.U. Stands in Solidarity with Stevedores

Preparations are underway for another round of discussions in the days ahead, as the twenty-one day notice given to Port of Belize Limited inches closer towards expiration.  The impasse between [...]

UWI Honors Justice Manuel Sosa

President of the Court of Appeal of Belize, Justice Manuel Sosa, was among seventy alumni of the University of the West Indies who were honoured at the University’s seventieth anniversary [...]

Meet the Winners of the Belize District Fr. Ganey Quiz Competition

Two Belize City students will be moving on to the National Father Marion Ganey Quiz competition, which takes place on November twenty-third in Cayo.  The duo beat other students from [...]

Lifeguard Trainees Prepare to Become Instructors in First Aid and Rescue

A five-day course on lifeguard training is winding down at the Young Women’s Christian Association in Belize City. Taking part are women from the police department and the Belize Coastguard. [...]

Regional Utility Regulators Meet in Belize

The sixteenth annual conference of the Organization of Caribbean Utility Regulators is being hosted by the Public Utilities Commission here in Belize City.  Across the region, stakeholders in telecommunications, information [...]

Regulators Encourages Monetizing Development and Use of Mobile Apps

In respect of information and communications technology, there has been a shift toward the use of mobile applications such as Whatsapp and Snapchat.  According to Riviere-Smith, regulators are encouraging teen [...]

San Antonio Women Group Preserving Mayan Culture

In San Antonio Village, Cayo, a women’s group exists which aims at empowering women and preserving the Yucatec Mayan culture by teaching visitors how to make handmade tortillas and pottery. [...]

Miss Universe Belize Jenelli Fraser on KTLA 5

Earlier today, Miss Universe Belize, Jenelli Fraser made an appearance on the KTLA Five News.  The recently crowned beauty ambassador will be representing the Jewel in the 2018 Miss Universe [...]