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SATIIM Says Penner Acquittal Is an Injustice to Belizeans

The reaction of the crowd outside the courtroom was immediate. As Elvin Penner and his family walked to a parked vehicle, there were cries of ‘thief’ and ‘you should be [...]

Greg Ch’oc Says There’s Still No Mediation between SATIIM and U.S. Capital Energy

On June sixteenth, Justice Michelle Arana ordered the government of Belize and SATIIM to engage in mediation where the exploration by US Capital Energy is concerned – mediation, but with [...]

CitCo Hosts Summer Camp for Belize City Kids

Summertime is extra special for children and youths who are attending interesting summer camps. Over at the Skills Training Center on Magazine Road, the City Council wrapped up two summer [...]

Day 3: Still No Signs of Missing Hattieville Chairman

It has been a little over seventy-two hours since the unexplained disappearance of forty-three-year-old Kevin Carcamo, who disappeared on Sunday while returning through a densely forested area behind Freetown Sibun.  [...]

$3 Million in B.T.L. Dividends to be Managed by Associated Union Trustees

More than three million dollars has been placed into an account which will be administered by four union trustees. The funds represent dividends for shares which were offered to public [...]

Minister of Tourism Says N.G.O.s Are Too Pessimistic About Tourism Development

The Puerto Azul Project has been mired in controversy since it came to light that Italian developers were preparing to invest in the development. On Tuesday, the environmental community reacted [...]

Guess Who Else Was In Cannes For Puerto Azul Launch!

When government ministers Manuel Heredia Junior and Erwin Contreras attended the Cannes Film Festival in May, where they hobnobbed with the rich and famous on the French Riviera. The occasion [...]

Superman Comes to the Aid of Fire Victims On Prince Street

A late night blaze on Prince Street in Belize City Friday night completely destroyed the upper flat of a wooden home. It was allegedly started by a child playing with [...]

Belize Bank Awards Thirteen Scholarships Countrywide

Eight high school and five sixth form students will continue studies with scholarships from the Belize Bank. Accompanied by their proud parents, the deserving students were presented today with the [...]

Belizeans Shine In Regional Environmental Poster Competition

A pair of young Belizean artists has placed highly in a regional tourism and environmental poster competition hosted by the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association.  While they did not win the [...]

Hattieville Chairman Kevin Carcamo Still Missing 48 Hours Later

The family of Kevin Carcamo, the Hattieville Chairman, is clinging to hope tonight. It is forty-eight hours since the linesman, who is employed by Discoverseis, has been missing. A search [...]

Nasley Somerville A No-show At PSC Hearing

Nasley Sommerville, the former administrator of the Southern Regional Hospital, was a no show at a scheduled Public Services Commission hearing today in Belmopan. Sommerville was named prominently in an [...]

Do you believe the quality of life laws are affecting only the poor people?

And tonight’s question is: Do you believe the quality of life laws are affecting only the poor people? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or [...]

Taiwanese Ambassador Benjamin Ho Begins Tour of Belize

Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Benjamin Ho arrived in the Jewel last Thursday and on Monday presented his credentials to the Governor General to Belize. It is the [...]

Taiwanese Volunteers In Belize for Social Programs

Each year, through the sponsorship of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), approximately two hundred volunteer groups from various universities in Taiwan are sent abroad to assist communities [...]

Belizean Football Coaches Receive Professional Training

Germany recently beat out Argentina to emerge victorious in the 2014 World Cup – a dream of football federations across the world and certainly one for Belize. Every journey has [...]

BDF Summer Camp Teaches Children Life Skills

It is summer so camps are popping up all over the place. By all accounts one of most popular is organized by the Belize Defense Force and hundreds of youths [...]

Massive Search Underway for Missing Hattieville Chairman

At this time a search party is combing the area of Freetown Sibun near Hattieville looking for Chairman Kevin Carcamo. Carcamo is employed as a linesman by an oil company [...]

Guatemalan Caretaker Drowns In Tilapia Pond at Fresh Catch

A caretaker of Cotton Tree Village lost his life at the start of the weekend when he drowned inside a fishpond at Fresh Catch Farm in La Democracia on Friday [...]

IDB President meets with PM Barrow in Belize

  In other news…Inter-American Development Bank’s President Luis Alberto Moreno was in the country briefly today. He met in Belmopan with Prime Minister Dean Barrow during which the bank’s activities, [...]

Ariel Rosado Foundation responds to allegation by former member

The Rosado family struck back today on allegations made by a co-founder of the Ariel Rosado Memorial Foundation. The board of directors hosted a press conference this afternoon to clarify [...]

Alvaro Rosado explains signatures on cheques

Rosado also set the record straight on how it came to be that he and his wife began signing checks on behalf of the foundation.   Dr. Alvaro Rosado, Founder, [...]

S.S.B. awards 55 scholarships to deserving students

Fifty-five scholarships were awarded this morning to worthy students based on criteria of academic performances as well as financial needs. The recipients came from all over the country and converged [...]

Belize Cancer Society California provides prosthetic breasts

Antonette Pilgrim, of the Belize Cancer Society of California, is currently in the country. She spoke to News Five today about a month long series of activities involving cancer awareness [...]

B.T.B. donates to fire victims in San Pedro

Earlier this month, there was a massive fire on San Pedro, in the Boca Del Rio area of the island. The inferno gutted up to eight structures within three properties [...]