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U.S. Investor Charged for Fraud on Placencia Airport

Brent Borland, principal of Borland Capital Group and an investment manager from New York, faces separate criminal and civil cases in the Southern District of New York and by the [...]

Immigration to Produce Official Policy on Migration

According to local statistics, approximately as many Belizeans – fifteen percent – are emigrants from the country as there are immigrants coming to Belize from places like Central America. To [...]

The Reason for Coming Split of Department

Meanwhile, a few months ago, legislation went to Parliament for a split of the Immigration and Nationality Department. At the time, the Opposition People’s United Party objected on various grounds. [...]

No Word on “High-Risk” Nepalese Entrants to Belize

The Ministry of Immigration and Nationality continues to investigate how two citizens of the Kingdom of Nepal were granted entry to Belize on landing at the Philip Goldson International Airport [...]

San Pedranos Vent on Cayo Rosario Development

On Tuesday, we told you about a developing story in San Pedro where residents and tour operators are against the Cayo Rosario development. The ten-acre mangrove caye falls within the [...]

Company Promotes Integrated Firewall to Protect Key Information

As connected as we all are via computers and the Internet, society is becoming increasingly vulnerable to attacks on personal security and information. It can be quite a job keeping [...]

CitCo Says No to Rehiring Fired Employees

The Belize City Council says it is not interested in taking back any of the six employees fired a week ago. A meeting took place today with the executive of [...]

Will C.E.O.’s Blunder Lead to New Election in San Pedro Town?

It was one of those rare court cases that didn’t wrap up when the courts normally close at five o’clock. But that’s not even the most unusual thing about the [...]

Said Musa Speaks Up for Palestinian People

Former Prime Minister Said Musa, in a statement, has called on the Government of Belize to join in condemnation of Israel for using excessive and deadly force to respond to [...]

Fisherman’s Body Found Off Harvest Caye

A postmortem examination is pending following further investigation into a body found on Monday morning off the Placencia peninsula. Reports are that the remains of a man, who has since [...]

Checking on the Fish You Eat

Over the past few months, the Wildlife Conservation (WCS) has been rolling out a mobile app used to determine local fish consumption. The app, which is compatible with android phones, [...]

San Pedro Election Petition to Court; Elections Chiefs Make Major Admissions

A first of its kind election petition was heard in the courtroom of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin today between the slates of the two major political parties, who contested the [...]

U.D.P. Says P.U.P. Witnesses Did Themselves No Favors

Representing the United Democratic Party seven, Estevan Perrera believes the case is going better for their side than for the P.U.P.’s and that the other side has not done enough [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Calls Case ‘Waste of Time’

At this morning’s break, U.D.P. Party Chairman Alberto August offered his guarded view of the proceedings. He felt the other side did not look good, but it was still too [...]

Protestor Calls for Justice

The occasion of the court case brought a handful of protestors from the island in blue shirts to the Battlefield Park. Like their political fellows they believe they were given [...]

Iginio Canto Released, But Still Faces Investigation for Out of Season Lobster

Corozal fisherman Iginio Canto Bacab is tonight at home with his family in Caledonia, after being held in detention in Livingston, Guatemala for illegally harvesting lobster in its waters.  Canto [...]

School Managers Say No Docking Salaries

Teachers’ salaries for March twenty-second will not be docked. That’s the word coming out of the Belize Association for General Managers of pre and primary schools. In a release issued [...]

Deputy City Mayor Defends Terminations as Part of Restructuring

The Belize City Council has broken its silence on the dismissal of six employees earlier this week, including City Administrator Candice Miller.  While the writings were on the wall for [...]

CitCo Ready for Litigation over Firings

Sacking Candice Miller, whose contract as city manager extends to 2021, and several of her colleagues from City Hall, has likely exposed the Belize City Council to litigation.  Those lawsuits [...]

Council Concerned over HR Director Vehicle Firebombed

The torching of Human Resources Manager Sharlene Rudon’s vehicle continues to be investigated as a criminal matter.  The Ford Escape SUV was scorched by a firebomb on Wednesday night while [...]

Homeowner Blames Fire Service for Lost House; Firefighters Say Illegal Connection Overloaded

An early morning blaze completely destroyed a wooden home on the south side of Belize City. But tonight the question is – did those fourteen persons, nine adults and five [...]

Fire Service Working to Maintain ‘Dated’ Fleet

Deputy Fire Chief Benisford Matura has spoken on the dated fleet of trucks – and how it slowed them down from carrying out the kind of fire-fighting needed to save [...]

Micah Goodin Apologizes; CitCo Back Together

An olive branch, in an attempt to mend a somewhat broken relationship between Councilor Micah Goodin and Mayor Bernard Wagner, has been extended via an online apology on Thursday.  The [...]

Pitts’ Pique a Matter for Central P.U.P.

So how does the council feel about Doctor Candice Pitts who took a somewhat similar aim at her own party after being asked to step aside in Port Loyola in [...]

Government Ready to Meet with Teachers on Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Government of Belize and three of the unions is a matter that is still on the table.  The Public Service Union, the Belize National [...]