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Guyana Still Wants C.J. Benjamin, but Bar Says Be Careful What You Wish For

Pressure continues to mount on Guyanese President David Granger to indicate the way forward in the appointment of the top two judicial posts. He has offered the post of Chancellor [...]

C.C.J. Puts Pressure on Gov’t to Honor Consent Order

The Mayas of southern Belize continue their fight with the Government of Belize, represented by the Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission to enforce the historic consent order made on April [...]

The Memorial Move in Effect

Is turmoil brewing yet again within the already fickle Fort George Tourism Zone?  Independent tour operators, as well as small business owners and vendors, are up in arms over a [...]

P.U.P. Says Treatment of Tour Guides Wrong

The People’s United Party seized on the opportunity to provide support for the disaffected tour guides and support staff in the Zone. The party selected its Belize City mayoral aspirant, [...]

Confident Bernard Wagner Says Change is Coming

The People’s United Party continues to ride a tidal wave of goodwill from last week’s impressive national convention in Belize City. The P.U.P.’s Bernard Wagner is quietly confident going into [...]

The P.U.P.’s Path to Success in Old Capital Runs through Southside

The gap between Darrell Bradley and Yolanda Schakron in the last election was significant, and one reason has been the U.D.P.’s stranglehold in the Southside constituencies. Amid reports that Collet [...]

Reading Still Fundamental: MoE Makes Literacy ‘National Priority’

A major literacy strategy was launched this morning at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. The program aims to strengthen the reading and writing skills of primary school [...]

Counting the Dollars to Fund Literacy Program

The literacy campaign among primary school children is a joint initiative between public and private agencies as well as non-profit organization and the Ministry of Education. At today’s launch, Scotia [...]

‘No Money No Deh’ for Fees nor Vehicles, Laments Education Minister

While with the Deputy Prime Minister today, he was asked about a report that his ministry will be spending two point one-three million dollars on school fees for selected persons [...]

Goodbye to Scotiabank in Placencia, Spanish Lookout

Scotiabank is closing two of its branches. In a release issued today, the Bank says that it will be closing the Spanish Lookout Branch effective April twentieth and the Placencia [...]

San Pedro Man Charged for Tourist Rape

Police in San Pedro have now charged a resident in connection with an alleged case of rape.  Thirty-seven year old John Cus, an electrician of San Pedro Town, was detained almost [...]

Police and International Partners to Build Abuse Portal

In the coming weeks an initiative sponsored by a British organization in conjunction with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime will establish a portal through which instances of [...]

It’s Not TV, It’s HBO: Cable Will Cost You More

The pressure is building on Belizeans in the creative industries – broadcasting, both radio and television, and music and the arts – to begin recognizing copyright and intellectual property and [...]

Opening of New Civic Center in Sight

If you’re wondering when the Civic Center will be open for business, the Minister of Sports says it may be as soon as April. The construction of the state-of-the-art facility [...]

Who Wants Marilyn Williams’ Old Job?

The Integrity Commission was named a year ago in response to overwhelming public pressure as it relates to holding politicians accountable for their personal spending and assets. Little has been [...]

Ombudsman Gets Second Chance; Contractor General May Not

As we reported Contractor General Godwin Arzu is out of his post. He has failed to produce the annual reports from his office as part of his obligations to continue [...]

The Problem with Police Profiling

The Police Department has been explaining its recent move for police officers to take photographs of persons stopped and searched as part of its activities on the ground in various [...]

Sports Council Wants to Stay Out of Cycling Bickering

The Belize Cycling Federation has been waiting for the National Sports Council to sign off on its new constitution before elections for its executive can be called. But Tariq Cano, [...]

Yolanda Bowman Died of Natural Causes

On Thursday afternoon the body of an elderly woman was discovered under the popular Mike’s Club on Regent Street West. Police have since indicated that the death is natural. Sixty-one [...]

Jane Usher Boulevard Families to Benefit from Urban Greenhouse

A novel project that will provide sustenance as well as income to participating families kicked off today at the YMCA compound. It is named the Port Loyola Urban Gardens Greenhouse [...]

The Gift of Life for four Young Heart Patients

Since its last mission to Belize in 2017, a team of doctors has returned to perform various procedures on four children afflicted with heart disease.  Those operations, facilitated through the [...]

Father Gives Thanks for Daughter’s Surgery

One-year-old Leiny Montalvo is diagnosed with PDA, an abnormal blood flow occurring between two of the major arteries connected to her heart.  Along with her parents, she has traveled all [...]

Happy Chinese New Year!

Traditionally, the ringing in of a new year takes place at midnight between December thirty-first and January first, with merrymakers joining voices for the refrain of Auld Lang Syne.  The [...]

Building a Fence to Protect Camalote Students

Parents and teachers of a primary school in Camalote, Cayo, are tonight breathing a sigh of relief. That’s because a fence is now in place providing security and safety to [...]

U.D.P. Ready for Nomination

Nominations for all municipal candidates will be made next week Wednesday across the country. In Belize City, the political parties and independent candidates will be going over to the Elections [...]