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Morales Says the Claim Must be Resolved

Since the beginning the week, the Organization of American States along with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has organized a number of activities to draw attention to work of the [...]

Are Belize’s Borders Demarcated?

But Guatemala is claiming fifty percent of the country, and border incidents such as the one involving the Forward Operating Base in the Sarstoon often inflame emotions on this side. [...]

Protesters Demonstrate Outside Peace Forum

The comments made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs inside the Bliss prompted a protest outside. The forum, which aimed to promote peace, did not end quite peacefully for a [...]

UB Staffers Request Salary Adjustment

And from politics to Faber’s official position as Minister of Education. News Five has confirmed that following on the heels of a protest by K.H.M.H. employees just over a week [...]

Minister of Educations Speaks on New UB Insurance Plan

There’s another brewing story coming out of the University of Belize, where we understand students have been informed that they must now obtain mandatory insurance. If they don’t apply and [...]

Faber Takes on Deacon Cal

The Ministry of Education continues to be embroiled in a testy relationship with Deacon Cal Cathers, who owns the BRC publishing and printing company. BRC provides some textbooks to the [...]

Ariel Rosado Hosts Scholarship Award Ceremony

The Ariel Rosado Memorial Education Foundation held its fourth annual scholarship award ceremony at the Lion’s Den in Belize City.  Proudly, it announced that the number of scholarships granted to [...]

MLA Says Myles Continues To Destroy Mayan Mound

So while the Santa Cruz Thirteen face new charges, Rupert Myles is yet to be charged. On Friday, Director of Archaeology, Doctor John Morris, confirmed that charges will be brought [...]

Mayans Will Wait for Justice System to Work

While the village, according to Mis, did not plan on taking legal action against Myles, residents are now placing their faith in the justice system.  Still yet, there is also [...]

Belize Downgraded on Human Trafficking Watchlist

Belize has been downgraded to Tier Three on the Human Trafficking watch-list, based on a stinging assessment by the U.S.  The report states that, “The Government of Belize does not [...]

Anti-Trafficking Committee Says Report is Tainted

While the Committee absolutely disagreed with the downgrade, it is what it is. As far as Alpuche is concerned, they can only do what they’ve been doing because in the [...]

P.U.C. Introduces the Raspberry Pi

In 2014, the Public Utilities Commission launched its Young Innovators Programme by giving students the tools to create mobile apps, and this year it’s all about the raspberry pi.  It [...]

Police Department Focuses on Quality of Life Offences

On Monday night, we told you about an initiative organized by Regional South Commander for the Eastern Division of the Police Department in the Mayflower Street area. That area, which [...]

Diabetes Association Hosts 5th Annual Camp

Did you know that a significant percentage of the population is diabetic? And that another significant number of persons do not even know they have the disease? Well, the Belize [...]

Student Drowns on Retreat

The fourth person to lose his life this weekend is a teenager from Belize City. Fourteen year old Eric Cruz was out on an evangelical retreat near mile twenty-five on [...]

LICU Fires Yolanda Gomez

It was confirmed today that after twenty-four years of service, the Inmaculada credit Union was severing ties with Yolanda Gomez, it former general manager. The Board of Directors had placed [...]

Minister of National Security Weighs in on Sarstoon F.O.B.

The construction of a forward operating base on the mainland, at the mouth of the Sarstoon River, has been the latest issue on the discussion table between Belize and Guatemala. [...]

P.U.P. Says No to Referendum on Territorial Dispute and ICJ Resolution

In the days leading up to the Dangriga bye-election earlier this month, the People’s United Party held a National Party Council meeting in that municipality.  Coming out of the sit [...]

Lord’s Bank Kids Drawn Together by Sports Camps

For the past two weeks, dozens of children, including a handful of teenagers, have been participating in a sports summer camp in Lord’s Bank.  The initiative, organized by the village [...]

BEWU Cautiously Optimistic After Meeting with Labor Minister

The Belize Energy Workers Union remains gingerly upbeat tonight following a meeting with Labor Minister, Godwin Hulse, in an effort to break the deadlock in negotiations with the principals of [...]

All Demonstrations Are On Hold Pending Outcome of Dialogue

Following today’s meeting with Minister Hulse, another sit down has been scheduled with the management of the company before a decision can be met.  When asked if the intercession of [...]

COLA Sets Sedi Elrington in Its Crosshairs Once Again

Firebrand activist Geovanni Brackett, President of Citizens Organized for Liberty Through Action, COLA, is taking aim once again at Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington, this time for comments made about [...]

Giovanni Brackett Says, “Why Go to O.A.S. for Permission to Build F.O.B.?”

COLA’s position on the issue of the construction of an F.O.B. in the Sarstoon echoes that of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize and Vision Inspired by the People.  [...]

COLA Joins PNP Chorus, “Sedi Must Go”

On the heels of a call from the People’s National Party for Elrington’s immediate resignation as Minister of Foreign Affairs, COLA is following suit, demanding that he vacates the post [...]

Thirteen-Year-Old Minor Missing in Belize City

Also in Belize City, there is a report of a missing thirteen year old girl. The minor, Jacqueline Carmen Calderon, a student who resides in the Southern Foreshore area of [...]