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Yanie Cu Needs Your Help

Yanie Cu left a bill of eleven thousand quetzales in Guatemalan and he will need to return there for therapy and more treatment. So far, with a complete lack of [...]

P.U.P. Did Not Sign Hunting Caye Contract

The political jousting between Dangriga Mayor Gilbert Swaso and Junior Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Santiago Castillo, during the opening of the Dangriga market on Thursday was a fiery [...]

The General Remembers the Consummate Parandero

The passing of extraordinary Parandero, Paul Nabor, earlier this week continues to resonate across the country.  His death has undoubtedly created a vacuum within the ranks of esteemed Belizean musicians.  [...]

Another P.U.P. Candidate Departs the Big Blue Tent

Earlier this week, it was announced that P.U.P. Cayo North Area Representative Joseph Mahmud will not be seeking reelection in 2017.  While Mahmud has cited personal reasons for not contesting [...]

Musa Says G.O.B. Spending of Venezuelan Money is Irresponsible

While we were with the former prime minister, we also broached the issue of the two hundred and twenty-eight million dollar PetroCaribe loan. The Opposition is challenging the management of [...]

Musa Says P.U.P. Supports Call for 13th Senator

The appointment of a thirteenth senator to represent the N.G.O. community remains an unfulfilled promise. Former Executive Director of SATIIM, Greg Ch’oc, was selected by the N.G.O.s, but his appointment [...]

Steadfast Masonic Lodge Turns 51

On Thursday, the Steadfast Masonic Lodge in Belize turned fifty-one years old.  While many describe the lodge as a secret and mysterious society, numerous high profile personalities are members. The [...]

Three Kings, a film capturing the essence and spirit of 3 extraordinary, cultural icons

Katia Paradis produced and directed the film, Three Kings, capturing the essence and spirit of three extraordinary men and cultural icons: Paul Nabor, Wilfred Peters and Florencio Mes.  Mes is [...]

Paranda King Paul Nabor Passes

Belize has lost one of its greatest musicians.  Paul Nabor passed away quietly on Wednesday night in Punta Gorda after suffering from three strokes. The eighty-six-year-old legend had been ailing [...]

Benque Police Find Body of Guatemalan in Mopan River

Tonight, there are unconfirmed reports of a confrontation between a Police Patrol and Guatemalan nationals in the community of Calla Creek in western Belize. That altercation allegedly occurred when Police [...]

Political Swords Drawn Over Dangriga Market

The long awaited inauguration of the Dangriga market was to be a happy occasion; after all, its completion was delayed for thirty months. Its construction became mired in controversy when [...]

B.T.B. Says Cruise Schedules Back to Normal

A new measure put in place by local authorities in the wake of an Ebola scare a week ago forced the cancellation of Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas from [...]

More Than 1 Million Visitors Expected this Season

According to Andrade, the various cruise lines are now following a similar protocol as that being followed by Belize.   Valdemar Andrade, Director of Cruise, B.T.B. “It comes in the [...]

Inmates Give Back to Society

The area known as Rivera in Belmopan is one of the best creek-side recreation spots in the community – a perfect spot for swimming, hanging out, barbecues or just quality [...]

Dangriga Market Finally Opens

It took two and half years to complete, but the Dangriga market was finally officially opened for business this morning. The project has a price tag of one point eight [...]

5 N.G.O.s Receive Grants from PACT

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust has been in existence for about twenty years, and in that time has disbursed over twenty million dollars to conservation entities and N.G.O.s in Belize. [...]

No Confirmed Cases of Chik-V in Belize…Not Yet!

Facing the threat of the dread Ebola, the nation went on high alert, which is a polite way of saying we panicked. There’s no threat from that particular source any [...]

Vector Control Unit Resources in Action

Dengue has been identified in certain communities across the country, and that is where the Vector Control Unit pumps its resources. Like in Las Flores, for example, the team collects [...]

P.U.P. Leader Says Mahmud’s Resignation Has Been Accepted

We reported on Tuesday night that People’s United Party Cayo North Area Representative Joseph Mahmud will not be contesting his seat in the 2017 general elections.  The announcement was made [...]

Fonseca Supports Stance of PM Barrow on Ebola Scare

Last Friday, U.S. Department of State’s Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that they are disappointed in Belize’s decision to turn down a request to have a lab [...]

Tourism Minister Says Cruise Protocols Being Reviewed

Following the Ebola scare last week, several measures were put in place before passengers of cruise ships are disembarked to come on land. The new protocols such as screening of [...]

P.U.P. Says G.O.B. Acted Illegally

Under the Petrocaribe initiative, the government has gotten access to hundreds of millions of dollars from Venezuela – two hundred and twenty-eight million to be exact. That very concessionary loan [...]

P.U.P. Seeks Legal Advice on Taking G.O.B. to Court

But with all that said…is there anything that can be done? According to Espat there are two options, and the National Executive of the P.U.P. has given the go ahead [...]

Belize Prepares for Ebola

With the news that the health worker aboard the Carnival Magic had tested negative for Ebola, the threat to Belize was gone. But it was a wake-up call, sent home [...]

Manuel Heredia Says G.O.B.’s Decision Will Not Affect Tourism

As you heard earlier in the newscast, the Leader of the Opposition, Francis Fonseca he supports the decision taken by the prime minister not to allow a cruise ship passenger [...]