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Crooked tree Celebrates 30th Annual Cashew Fest

The thirtieth annual Crooked Tree Cashew Festival was held this weekend and as always, it was a spectacular showcase of that much loved fruit. But while the focus is on [...]

Fin. Sec. Joe Waight on Petrocaribe Expenditure

The government is under sustained fire for backdating the Petrocaribe Law to encompass two years of government expenditure prior to its passage. Despite borrowing upwards of two hundred and fifty [...]

PM Barrow Speaks At Summit of the Americas

CNN reported a while ago that Raul Castro, the president of Cuba, has landed in Panama where the Seventh Summit of the Americas is taking place. The hemispheric meeting is [...]

YWCA Celebrates 59 Years in Belize

The YWCA is celebrating a milestone in Belize- its fifty-ninth anniversary. Fulfilling a threefold mission since it started, the Belize Chapter of the Y offers instructional and training programmes that [...]

New Sol-Gen is Anika Jackson…

Barbadian attorney, Anika Jackson, has been appointed as the new solicitor general of Belize.  On August first, she will be formally taking the reigns from Acting Solicitor General Nigel Hawke [...]

KHMH Director of Finance Carlos Perrera is GONE

And there was other significant news from CEO Longsworth – Director of Finance Carlos Perrera is no longer at the KHMH. The controversial Perrera has been under sustained fire from [...]

PUC Launches Mobile App

Innovation Program Belize, an annual competition for young, aspiring Belizean entrepreneurs and innovators, was launched this morning during a press conference held by the Public Utilities Commission.  The inaugural session [...]

Andres Grajales Wins Smart’s World Cup Challenge

Earlier today, Germany routed Brazil in a devastating score of seven to one in the 2014 World Cup Games playing in Brazil.  While the magnitude of the victory may not [...]

Deon Bruce Extradition Case Continues in Supreme Court

A judicial review of a decision handed down by Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith in the extradition case of Deon Bruce commenced inside the chamber of Justice Courtney Abel today.  [...]

Grant for Climate Change Initiatives

C.E.O. of the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center, Everton Hanson, is in country since Thursday; his mission is to sensitize and bring awareness to entrepreneurs on the availability of grants for [...]

Supreme Court opens with all the bells and whistles

The traditional pomp and circumstance accompanied the opening of the Supreme Court this morning. The spotlight of the event is shared between the Chief Justice, the Attorney General and the [...]

Do you think the rejection of the recall of Penner is legitimate?

And our question for tonight is: Do you think that the rejection of the recall of Elvin Penner is legitimate? Yes or No? Send your comments and responses using your [...]

Belizean citizen asks to revisit Gun Law

Official statistics on violent crimes in Belize have yet to be released, but at least where murders are concerned, there has been a dramatic decrease. Police attribute a large part [...]

Muschamp rehired but at a lower salary

We reported last week that single mother of two children, Sharie Muschamp, is back at her desk at International Business Companies Registry. Muschamp was on sick leave that ran into [...]

Problem cat being held captive at the Belize Zoo

Edgar Hill, like Richard Parker in the Life of Pi, is a problem cat.  Prior to being held captive at the Belize Zoo, the jaguar roamed freely in the forest [...]

International Day of Archeology

Archeology is celebrated on October twentieth worldwide and today, the Institute of Archeology in Belmopan put off a display for students and the general public. Educational displays and fun-filled activities [...]

Not in the closet, but in the attic; contractor fined for illegal workers

Jobs are scarce and it seems some hard-to-find manual labor posts are occupied by illegal workers. A building contractor had to face a Magistrate today because two of his workers [...]

Jared Ranguy formally charged for the murder of his family

A family of three was cold bloodedly murdered execution style at their Ladyville early on Sunday morning.  Robert Vellos Senior, his wife Karen Skeen, and her daughter Teena Skeen were [...]

Credit Unions affected by excess liquidity in banks

We have reported that excess cash liquidity is affecting the Central Bank and commercial banks, which are turning down fixed deposits. A ripple effect of this financial crisis is being [...]

Tourism expected to boost with end of the Maya calendar

As the countdown to 2012 takes place, there’s worldwide focus on the end of the five thousand, one hundred and twenty-five year Mayan calendar. Some believe it is the end [...]

United Women’s Group outraged over court order for Dangriga man to marry minor

There is outrage over the successful bail application of a thirty-six year old accused of Carnal Knowledge upon a fourteen year old girl from the Stann Creek. Since we reported [...]

He Burglarized Home Allegedly to Pay Bills

Twenty year old Elvin Myvett stole from his neighbor to pay medical expenses. Sadly because of his crime, the young father won’t be able to provide for his sick child [...]

Alleged Victim Didn’t show up in Court

Early this year, Joseph Budna came to the media with a horrific story of how he was abducted in his own vehicle and robbed by a man he had offered [...]

KHMH: Gianni and Joshua’s Literacy Corner

In September, City Councilor Andrew Faber and a friend Gianni Taylor died in a tragic vehicular accident. Taylor was pregnant at the time, which made the loss even greater for [...]

Santa’s KHMH Gifts Via Business Community

This morning three hundred patients as well as people sitting in the lobby of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital received an early visit from Santa Claus. That’s because thirty local [...]