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More on the Accommodation Agreement and L.C.I.A. judgment

Last week, the government made much ruckus about the release of the Accommodation Agreement signed back in 2005 with Belize Telemedia. Belmopan claimed that the documents were secret and had [...]

Minister of NEMO threatens to shut down Chalillo Dam

The color change that occurred in the Macal River over a month ago is stirring up not only silt but the ire of Melvin Hulse, Minister of Public Utilities and [...]

Ladyville resident wins over one hundred thousand dollars

A Ladyville resident has more cause than Independence Day to celebrate the month of September. She won Saturday’s hundred and thirty-two thousand five hundred dollar Lotto draw with the numbers [...]

U.S. Southern Command donates millions in equipment to B.D.F.

In Belize, there is a popular saying that reads: “A good friend is better than pocket money” and a multimillion dollar donation to the Belize Defense Force by the U.S. [...]

Central Bank says no scarcity of U.S. Currency

And while the B.D.F. is comfortable with gifts from Uncle Sam, locally the cash flow is also not doing so badly after the big interest payment on the super bond. [...]

Opposition party appoints 2 new senators

And there are some changes in the representation of the People’s United Party in the Senate. In a release today, party leader, John Briceño, announced the appointment of Eamon Courtenay [...]

Teen sentenced to life in prison

An eighteen year old tonight faces life behind bars instead of a bright future with endless possibilities. Kevin Santos was sentenced to life in prison today after he was convicted [...]

Arson in Progresso Village

Police are looking for three persons in connection with an arson that occurred in Progresso Village, Corozal. Shortly before twelve Tuesday night, a wooden home once owned by police constable [...]

Police uncover 1,000 marijuana plants in home

A Rock Stone Pond resident was arraigned in Magistrates’ Court today on one count of Cultivation of Cannabis. The charge follows a huge bust by police when they searched the [...]

Red Hut Inn owner convicted of rape

A DJ and businessman—on trial for rape—was remanded late this evening after a jury of nine found him guilty of the charge. Thirty eight year old Lewis Leiva faces a [...]

Excelsior High students permitted to bacchanal in carnival

When Excelsior students received letters informing them that this year’s carnival road march was off limits, it was a major disappointment for those who had signed up. But that news [...]

Annual Fire Engine Parade circles the city

In addition to the military tattoo, the carnival road march and the concerts, another staple of September is the annual fire engine parade. Every year, the fire service inspires the [...]

September Committee has several events for 10th…

There are many events on the celebrations calendar. Several items are scheduled for tonight. In addition to the fire engine parade, the ACC pageant at the Royal Orchid hotel is [...]

…including multicultural fair and “Battle of the Bands

After the Battle of St. George’s Caye Day Official Ceremony and the Citizen’s Parade, the action in the old capital continues at the M.C.C. Grounds on Princess Margaret Drive. At [...]

Embassies join Belize in celebrating month of independence

It is the independence of the Mesoamerican countries…and for the second consecutive year, the embassies of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Mexico have once again joined Belize [...]

Soca Sensation, Alison Hinds, speaks about hype concert

The Caribbean Queen of Soca Music, Alison Hinds, is on her third trip to Belize. The entertainer, renowned for hits such as Faluma, Togetherness, and more recently, Roll it Gyal, [...]

Brazilian Embassy invites guitar duo to play for Sept. celebration

It’s virtually every upcoming musician’s dream to tour the world doing what they love. And one Brazilian guitar duo is doing just that. The duo, João Luiz and Douglas Lora, [...]