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Melchor residents protest new border tax

A new border tax has prompted complaints from Belizeans and protests from across the border. The twenty-dollar per person fee went into effect today for all tourists who depart Belize [...]

Illegal Guatemalan settlers served with expulsion order

In what is believed to be the first eviction of Guatemalan settlers since four Belizean law enforcement officers were kidnapped by the Guatemalan Army in February, BDF and police personnel [...]

Wounded inmate did not fire gun

Whether it was an honest mistake or a deliberate act of obfuscation, we cannot be sure, but police today have given a significantly different version of what transpired Monday at [...]

Prime Minister expresses optimism on citrus cleanup

Prime Minister Said Musa this morning paid a visit to the Stann Creek Valley. His visit comes at a time when a financially reinvigorated citrus industry promises both economic hope [...]

Lions elect new president

The Lions of Belize have a new leader. He is Dr. Chris Bennett. Bennett was installed in ceremonies held on Sunday in Belize City. His plans for the 2000-2001 year [...]

Vendors unhappy with new market

“Progress brings problems” is a slogan used by government long ago to describe the teething pains young countries often go through in the process of development. A typical application of [...]

Missionaries hold concerts at Wesley

Belize is no stranger to missionaries from abroad; in fact if research was done, those fresh-faced Americans would probably be found to comprise a significant portion of our tourist arrivals. [...]

New satellite city officially launched

Today, the media was briefed on the construction of the new satellite city at mile thirty-one on the Western Highway. Carolyn Trench Sandiford, the project coordinator says while the work [...]

UCB becomes UB in Belmopan ceremony

The University of Belize is now a reality. This afternoon, the official inaugural ceremony for the University was held at its new headquarters in Belmopan. The University’s President Dr. Angel [...]