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Facilitators hope to end dispute within a year

The facilitators in the OAS sponsored negotiations between Belize and Guatemala have spoken…and what they’ve said, essentially, is that the process is a sound one, we’ve made some progress and [...]

Orellana applauds reduction of border tensions

The Guatemalan delegation, while not in the business of predicting the future, believes that substantial progress has been made. Foreign Minister Gabriel Orellana, speaking to News Five’s Janelle Chanona last [...]

Ramphal sees clear path ahead

As for the relationship between the two governments, Belize’s facilitator, Sir Shridath Ramphal, believes that the conditions are now ripe for progress. Sir Shridath Ramphal, Facilitator, Belize “This has been [...]

Man survives Belize River crocodile attack

A forty year old Belize City man almost lost his left arm and part of his skull this afternoon when a four foot crocodile attacked him as he took an [...]

Robbers hit in Ladyville, Belize City

In crime news the Shell station at the airport cutoff was robbed Wednesday night. Two armed men wearing masks held up two attendants for an undisclosed amount of cash. A [...]

Regional Human Rights seminar convenes

A two-day seminar aimed at promoting the Inter-American treaties and procedures for protecting human rights got underway this morning at the Radisson. In opening the session Attorney General Godfrey Smith [...]

Sewing programme promotes self employment

There’s an old saying among economists about the difference between a recession and a depression. A recession, they say, is when your neighbour loses his job. A depression, on the [...]

Angry North Creek residents resist relocation

It was a story just too juicy to resist: An angry crowd, defensive officials, and a politician who was missing in action. Jose Sanchez was on hand for the action. [...]