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Football Federation Divided: Mass Boycott Stymies Congress

The Football Federation of Belize remains deeply divided tonight. Its tenth congress scheduled for the weekend, did not proceed even though executives from CONCACAF were in Belize to provide oversight [...]

Sergio Chuc Drops CAS Appeal as CONCACAF Withdraws

Former First Vice President Sergio Chuc has been sidelined from the F.F.B. for over a year.  Since the deadlock between himself and Ruperto Vicente for presidency of the federation in [...]

Ethics Committee to be Established as F.F.B. Infighting Continues

All the infighting and turmoil within the F.F.B. has allowed interim president Marlon Kuylen, himself a candidate for presidency, a few more months at the helm of the organization.  But [...]

Will Government Pay Landowner for Occupation by Bridge?

The new bridge across the Macal River in San Ignacio is almost complete. It will be temporarily opened to vehicular traffic this week and then closed for final touches before [...]

G.O.B. Wants Settlement But How Much Can They Pay?

Neal told us that his client has basically been ignored by Government for several years, even as the Mining Unit forced shutdown of the quarry, costing him his livelihood. While [...]

Western Communities Hit by Flash Floods

The rains over the weekend, specifically in the west, cause flashfloods in Bullet Tree and nearby areas in the Cayo District. The waters rose up to eight inches inside homes [...]

NEMO Restores Water to Bullet Tree

The waters receded rapidly, but it did cause a problem. Since Saturday, the Bullet Tree Village has been without water at the pipes. The torrential rains over the weekend damaged [...]

Northern Regional Hospital set to Operate

The Northern Region Hospital today officially opened its newly renovated operating theatre. For two years, medics were using an interim facility that didn’t allow the team to do the extent [...]

UB Graduates 530; New President and Mayor Bradley Speak

On Saturday, five hundred and thirty students graduated from the University of Belize with diplomas at the Bachelor’s, Associate’s and Certificate levels in areas of Education and Arts, Management and [...]

Writing ACE Curriculum for Online Study

This morning, stakeholders in the Adult Continuing Education sector began the first day of a workshop geared towards curriculum writers.  The idea is to convert as many as fourteen courses [...]

Team Belize Fights Hard in Poker Run

On Friday, we introduced you to the 2017 Team Belize representing poker enthusiasts in the country at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. The group of twenty players [...]

ComPol Condemns Extortion Case by Cops on Ambergris Caye

Police Week concludes on Saturday with a massive parade through the streets of Belize City to culminate seven days of community-based activities.  While the department celebrated the professional achievements of [...]

Police Department Has Not Lost Morals

The department has seen a number of officers being investigated for infractions committed while in uniform. ComPol Whylie, however, maintains that the actions of a few rogue cops do not [...]

Chunox Case Open, But Castros Get Away

The shooting death of Richard Garcia in Chunox Village two Fridays ago involved a group of four officers who were responding to a request made by a villager to evict [...]

Rochelle Chan Remains Innocent; Police Promise to Act on Senate Inquiry Recommendations

Assistant Superintendent Rochelle Chan testified before the Senate Special Select Committee last Wednesday, refuting allegations made concerning his purported role in the visa ring involving Alvarine Burgess.  Despite being able [...]

U.S. Hands Police Refurbished Boats

The United States of America has formally transferred three boats and equipment valued at close to a million Belize dollars to the Belize Police Department.  The vessels were previously seized [...]

Police Awarded; Police Week to Become Regularized

On Thursday evening in Belmopan, quite a few outstanding police officers were recognized for individual professional achievements over the years.  It has been two years since the last Police Week [...]

Chester Williams among Long-Serving Awardees

Top Cop and the Regional Commander of Eastern Division South, Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams was also an awardee at Thursday’s ceremony in Belmopan. Aside from being recognized for [...]

Southside the Big Winners at Police Sports Day

Police Week culminates on Saturday with a parade through the principal streets of Belize City. The march is a spectacle with many features, including a clear distinction of the different [...]

NICH and Media Hold a Conversation about Culture

Culture is defined in Bella Carib’s 1998 song “Proud A Mi Kulcha” as, “the concepts, habits, skills, instruments and institutions of a given people, in a given period.” The National [...]

New House of Culture for San Ignacio, But Why Was Town Hall Demolished?

In San Ignacio, there is outrage over the demolition of the historic San Ignacio-Santa Elena Town Hall at the corner of King and Hudson Streets in the town center. Reports [...]

Why “National Colonial Museum” is a Misnomer

The National Cultural Heritage Bill is headed back to the House of Representatives next week Friday.  It is meant to provide a framework for the preservation of historically and culturally [...]

Team Belize Invades Las Vegas to Play Poker

It is an annual series that attracts thousands of poker pros and poker enthusiasts from across the globe. These players descend on Las Vegas, Nevada specifically during the summer months [...]

Apprentices Receive Specialized Training for Employment

Approximately seventy-one young Belizeans were successfully engaged by RET International Belize, which provided them with employable and entrepreneurial skills.  The initiative is as a result of a partnership with the [...]

New Lifeguards Trained by YMCA

In recent months, we have reported a number of drowning incidents across the country. Despite the fact that Belize is surrounded by bodies of water and is dotted with rivers, [...]