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New agreement to protect Glover’s Reef

While the Glovers Reef Atoll remains an elusive vacation spot to both Belizeans and tourists; the reefs of the marine reserve have been no stranger to illegal fishing activities. In [...]

Minister contradicts reports on illegal fishing

In related news, there does appear to be some confusion in the case involving the arrest of a group of fishermen caught putting nets on the reef on March 9th. [...]

Pine Ridge fire under control

A forest fire that raged in the Mountain Pine Ridge area of the Cayo District since last Saturday has been brought under control. It is not known what caused the [...]

Town councils urged to collect taxes, watch expenses

One month ago, they were elected to office and today the mayors and deputy mayors of seven town boards and Belmopan City met in the capital. The mayor of Belize [...]

McKenzie trial adjourned until next week

George “Junie Balls” McKenzie’s appeal in the Supreme Court today was adjourned on the request of his attorney Lutchman Sooknandan, who needed more time to prepare. It will be heard [...]

Man charged with Placencia rape

A laborer from Independence is accused of raping and robbing a woman from Placencia on Thursday. Police picked up 46 year old Wilbert Garcia after a report from the victim, [...]

School girl approached by man, calls police

Some young people are getting the message about “Watch Yu Back, Anybody Could be Jack.” This morning a schoolgirl screamed and ran for help after a man tried to get [...]

Teachers take CPR training

The Belize Red Cross regularly offers First Aid training and on Monday a workshop got underway for teachers of Anglican schools. The teachers who came from all over the country, [...]

School explores tourism in Open Day

The adults in the industry may have been promoting tourism awareness last week, but today some Belize City primary school students explored the topic in their open day. It wasn’t [...]

Coke bottles go plastic

We’ve bought them for 39 years, soft drinks in glass bottles. But now Belizeans, like their neighbors in Mexico can opt for a plastic container. They cost a little more, [...]