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Decision in referendum case deferred for next year

The much publicized amendments to the constitution will continue to be on hold, at least until next year and that is because judgment in the referendum case number seventeen of [...]

Onion scarcity sends prices rocketing

The U.S. and other countries are going in recession. In Belize the tourism industry is being affected, and to add to our woes, this week there was a scarcity of [...]

Flooding expected in southern Belize

Tropical depression number sixteen is now behind us but it doesn’t mean we are out of the woods. The National Emergency Management Organisation says that the tropical depression has weakened [...]

G.O.B. puts the brakes on Marion Jones sporting complex

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex has been a dream for youths and sports enthusiasts who have long waited for the government to develop the stadium into a professional sporting center. [...]

Unrepresented an freed of sex charge

A jury of six women and three men was not convinced of an allegation by a thirteen year old that she was sexually abused by twenty-one year old Cesar Diaz, [...]

San Pedro man pleaded guilty to burglary, on bail

An intruder was caught in the act after he broke into the home of a San Pedro resident. On October thirteenth, twenty-four year old Alden Dominguez, a man who lives [...]

Karate kids bring back five medals

We reported their accomplishments earlier this week, and today we caught them at the International Airport as they returned triumphantly to Belize. The small delegation came back with five medals [...]

US Embassy preparing for proxy voting

Last night the United States Presidential debate between seventy-two year old John McCain and forty-seven year old Barack Obama was watched all over the world because as the adage says [...]

DJ Richie tops regional competition

Anybody who follows the music scenes will tell you that Jamaicans believe they are the cream of the crop in this region and beyond. That’s why when Belize claimed top [...]

Message in a bottle from Sweden lands in Belize

The Kattegat Sea, which is bound by Sweden and Denmark, is over five thousand five hundred miles away from Ambergris Caye. That’s a far way off considering that the distance [...]

Cynthia Pitts says appointment is still not official

The announcement of her appointment as Ombudswoman to replace Paul Rodriquez was made yesterday by the Prime Minister, but according to attorney Cynthia Pitts, the matter is not yet official. [...]

Healthy Living: Do you have a cold or the flu?

If you are prone to catch the bug, there are many ways to prevent it or to deal with this influenza. But first there is a difference between the common [...]