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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 [...]

What Do Benquenos Know About the O.A.S. and the Adjacency Zone?

This coming Tuesday, a special forum will be held at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts by the Office of the Organization of American States and the Foreign Ministry. [...]

Ride For Hunger Remembers Kareem Clarke

In the early hours of July sixth, journalist Kareem Clarke was gunned down as he rode his bike down Vernon Street. To date, his tragic murder remains unsolved, just one [...]

McNab Publishing Launches Third Edition Flavors of Belize

The Fifth Anniversary Edition of Flavors of Belize was launched today at the Biltmore. The publication which celebrates local cuisine boasts colourful pages of local recipes and restaurants, as well [...]

Building Entrepreneurship through Mentorship

The Institute of Sustainable Livelihood Leadership and Exchange has sixteen at risk youth, twelve from Belize City and four from Cayo, enrolled in a program that seeks to equip them [...]

Sedi on Marcel Cardona

Over a month ago attorney Marcel Cardona was taken before the General Legal Council to answer to an allegation that he had overcharged a client for services – and even [...]

Minister of Labor Calls on B.E.W.U. on Day 3 of Protest

Just about an hour before taking to the streets on the final day of a series of protests which began on Monday, BEWU President Marvin Mora received a telephone call [...]

Union Members Say No Twenty Percent Raise Since 2011

In an interview with B.E.L.’s Public Relations Manager on Tuesday, Vonetta Burrell informed that the company ensured that its employees were being paid, despite losing money consistently since 2011.   According [...]

Is B.E.L. Willing to Honor Union’s Salary Demands?

The break in negotiation has left a bitter taste in the mouth of the union.  Mora says if B.E.L. has no intention of adjusting the wages of its employees, it [...]

V.I.P. Says No to ICJ – Outlines Case Against Going to UN Court…

The longstanding territorial dispute, in the context of a resolution by the International Court of Justice, has remained a contentious matter in the public domain as well as for the [...]

…Parallel Drawn Between Belize/Guatemala Dispute and Bakassi Peninsula

Interestingly, Rogers uses a 2002 judgment in favor of Cameroon as a case study for the crux of his argument.  A territorial dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon, involving the Bakassi [...]

B.T.B. Certifies Tour Operators at FST Zone

A third cohort of provisional tour guides are now fully trained to operate in the Fort George Tourism Zone.  At a brief ceremony, the Belize Tourism Board presented them with [...]