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New initiatives will reform police and BDF

He is not the Espat brother most often seen on television. That’s Mark, the Minister of Tourism, who has been basking in the glory of record visitor arrivals, great publicity [...]

Guatemalan talks extended to second day

Talks between Belizean and Guatemalan diplomats opened in Miami this morning and at newstime there was cautious optimism coming from the Belize side. Ambassador Assad Shoman, head of Belize’s negotiating [...]

Espat denies Guat. charges of BDF intimidation

The fact that emergency negotiations with Guatemala have become necessary demonstrates the wide gulf in perception that exists between both sides. The Guatemalan press, for example, constantly refers to provocative [...]

U.S. archaeologist injured in Pine Ridge

A well-known U.S. archeologist was seriously injured today in an automobile accident in the Mountain Pine Ridge. Richard “Scotty” MacNeish, who has excavated extensively in northern Belize, was driving his [...]

Man injured in Pound Yard crash

Another accident, this time at the Pound Yard Bridge, has left one man injured. A Bronco and a bus collided in front of Pollo Rico. The driver, Salvadoran Guillermo Pacheco, [...]

Police ask public to identify jewelry

Police are tonight holding a Central American man for questioning in connection with a bag of jewelry he was carrying in his hand this morning. Police do not want to [...]

Salvation Army helps city’s homeless

During Christmas week the media was flooded with stories of ham and turkey dinners for the less fortunate residents of Belize City. While many down and out citizens may have [...]