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Maya land rights case adjourned until June 10th

This morning Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh walked into a packed courtroom as Mayas from Toledo made the long-journey to Belize City for the first day of trial against the Government [...]

Mayans trek to Belize to express frustration over case…

After the court case, over a hundred Mayas made their way to the Radisson Fort George where they held a press conference. At the meeting members of the M.L.A. and [...]

…And claim cacao growers are trying to create a rift among them

The other hot button topic at the conference was the releases sent out by the Toledo Cacao Grower’s Association. According to the T.C.G.A., the Maya Leaders Alliance and Toledo Alcalde [...]

O.A.S. confirms removal of bodega from Belizean soil

We reported last night that a container previously erected by Guatemalan Leonel Arellano had been successfully dismantled from the village of Jalacte and moved to Guatemalan territory. The issue had [...]

Traffic accident on Western Highway injures 5 persons

Just before news time, an accident between miles twenty and twenty-one on the Western Highway this evening left five people injured. It involved four vehicles; a Ford pickup truck and [...]

Bankruptcy will permanently shut down HL’s Burger

HL’s Burgers, they are a staple and the burger stands have become institutions at strategic locations on some of Belize City’s more popular streets. But soon Belize’s burger king, our [...]

Judicial review of NICH/Gegg contract granted

It was a busy in court today and following the lawsuit brought by the Mayas, Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh granted judicial review of the controversial contract between NICH President Diane [...]

Jaguar Paw wants NICH to return visitor fees

While Courtenay’s case is straightforward and the contract will be re-drawn as agreed to by the NICH board, there is a new twist. Kaseke and Smith are arguing that since [...]

Vengeful murder… life in prison for businessman

It was one of the most horrendous killings in the south of Belize, when in September of 2007 the nude body of nineteen year old Mirna Figueroa was found in [...]

Man poisoned with insecticide by step-son

Police suspect that a resident of Sittee River Village may have been poisoned by his step son. Fifty-six year old Herman Foster reported to the cops that about midday on [...]

Journal of Belizean Studies chronicles Guatemalan claim

It is known that the Guatemalan Congress has not given the green light to take the Guatemalan claim to the International Court of Justice. In Belize, the government has given [...]

Corozal mayoral candidates say they should be elected

This morning P.U.P. Mayoral hopeful Ivan Castillo and incumbent Mayor of Corozal Town, Hilberto Campus were guests on our Open Your Eyes show. Both had an opportunity to explain their [...]

Is rice and beans good for you? Healthy Living explores

It’s a dish that is on the dinner table every Sunday in almost every household, rice and beans. And at the request of our viewers, Healthy Living brings back this [...]