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P.U.P. Goes Into the Chiquibul; Concerns of Plundering Come to Light

The People’s United Party over the weekend headed into the Chiquibul National Park, with a stop at the Caracol Archaeological Site. They were accompanied by members of the Belize Defence [...]

3 Days Later, No Sight of Eric ‘Bird’ Garcia

Friends and family of twenty-one-year-old Eric Garcia continued recovery efforts today off the coast of San Pedro in an attempt to retrieve his body from the Caribbean Sea.  Bird, as [...]

Former Peace Corps Volunteer Launches Memoir About British Honduras

Ted Cox is a former volunteer of the U.S. Peace Corp. He lived in Belize back in the seventies, but maintained contact with Belize over the years. Cox has now [...]

PM signs $67.5Million agreement with E.U. for poverty alleviation

A multimillion dollar agreement has been signed between the Government of Belize and the European Union for poverty alleviation in rural Belize.  On Friday in Washington, Prime Minister Dean Barrow [...]

PACT Awards Grant Funding, FCD Receives Lions Share

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust announced today that it is disbursing one point one million dollars in grants to various N.G.O.s.  The biggest beneficiary is Friends for Conservation which is [...]

Much Needed Assistance for Phillips Family

Six days ago, a house on McKenzie Lane in south side Belize City collapsed with a mother and her ten year old daughter inside. It is an unfortunate incident, but [...]

How to Design Mobile Apps in Belize

An interactive mobile application workshop will commence this weekend in Belize City. The workshop is the second of its kind being held by Belizean entrepreneur, Tiffany Simpson, who recently returned [...]

Tragedy at Sea: Kayak Capsizes off the Coast of San Pedro

There was a dramatic rescue on the high seas by the Belize Coastguard of one of three persons who set out to fish on Monday. A second person was rescued [...]

Six-year-old Perishes in Spanish Lookout Mishap

A six year old boy from Spanish Lookout also tragically lost his life over the weekend. Elam Penner was along with his father and siblings when he perished at about [...]

EU to Lift Fisheries Ban on Belize

There is some good news coming out the European Commission. In March this year, the EC imposed restrictions on Belize and other countries for not doing enough to combat illegal [...]

Well-Known Belizean Businessman Karl H. Menzies Passes Away

And this news well known businessman Karl H. Menzies whose reputable business on Barrack Road carries his name passed away on Saturday October eleventh. A mass in celebration of his [...]

Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Up This Year

Dengue hemorrhagic fever is on the rise in Belize in 2014.  Earlier this week, the Ministry of Health held a press conference during which Chief Operations Officer of the Vector [...]

World Mental Health Day Celebrated in Belize

World Mental Health Day is being celebrated under the theme – Living with Schizophrenia. Today health stakeholders from all over the country gathered in their respective areas to speak on [...]

Was Felicia Chen Schizophrenic?

So with all that said, are you still having doubts about the reality, and real trauma of schizophrenia? Well, this might bring it home to you. Do you remember the [...]

U.S. Southcom Sends Guatemalans South

The Minister of National Security John Saldivar informed the media on Wednesday that the construction of the military facility at Hunting Caye had not been stopped. Hours later, on Wednesday [...]

One Woman Protest at the US Embassy

As we told you, the US Embassy has issued a press statement in which it explained the decision of the US Southern Command to select a Guatemalan contractor to build [...]

Heavy Rains Destroy Home in the City

A family of five is without their house tonight after heavy rains and winds lashed the City on Wednesday night. This morning just before seven o’clock, their small wooden house [...]

FCD to Hold Telethon To Raise Funds

Rafael Manzanero of Friends for Conservation and Development has been making desperate pleas for much needed assistance to co-manage the Chiquibul National Park. Manzanero has told just about everyone who [...]

Beenie Man Gets the Green Light from UNIBAM

The fuss over the Bobby Chin Birthday Bash Concert has all but been settled. Earlier this week, the attorney for the United Belize Advocacy Movement, UNIBAM, wrote to the promoters [...]

Ministry of Lands Silent on Unitedville Dispute

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has gone on the record to state that the Ministry of Natural Resources is a hotbed of corruption. He probably could have gone further to call [...]

CitCo Breaks Ground for Blue Marlin Blvd. Renovation

Since taking office in 2012, Mayor Darrell Bradley and the Belize City Council have concreted a total of one hundred and twenty-seven streets across the municipality.  This morning, ground was [...]

Mayor Bradley Offers Update on City Infrastructure Works

With another phase of road works set to begin on Monday, we asked Mayor Bradley earlier today for an assessment of the already cemented streets, in light of the recent [...]

Major Drug Destruction in Dangriga

This morning, in the outskirts of Dangriga, a drug destruction operation took place. Two batches of both cocaine and marijuana went up in smoke, all in all, a total of [...]

Canadian Named in Billion-Dollar Fraud

Bahamian nationals Rohn Knowles and Kelvin Leach met bail of a hundred thousand dollars on October first, for an extradition warrant. The duo and three others are wanted by the [...]

Senator Shoman Blasts G.O.B. for Skewed Priorities

There’s been much said about the Coast Guard’s Guatemalan constructed forward operating base on Hunting Caye amid furious anti-Guatemalan sentiment in the wake of the murder of Danny Conorquie, the [...]