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Tourism wars: CEO mediates but can’t compel cruise line to retract decision

Contention between various stakeholders within the cruise tourism industry over a much debated contract awarded by Carnival Cruise Line to Chukka/Bakabush Tours continued today with the parties involved weighing in [...]

Tour operator says he’s going out of business because of Carnival/Chukka agreement

According to Singh there are several independent tour operators including Cave-tubing.com that are successful at securing business without being contracted to any particular cruise line.  However, Yonni Rosado, who owns [...]

Dengue! 807 cases reported; hemorrhagic rampant in Belize City

Dengue has been in our midst for many decades and because of our geographical location and landscape, it is expected to remain in the country permanently.  But since its presence, [...]

Attorney says firearm bill will lock up everyone on the premises

It’s no secret that the crime situation in Belize has spiraled out of control and the government is grasping at straws to find solutions to the problem. But nothing seems [...]

Viewers says Belize should invest in a witness protection program

The murder of Shelmadine Sanchez and Ivan Francis, last weekend, in separate incidents were supposedly linked due to the fact that they were both witnesses to homicide. As a result, [...]

Friend knocks friend into an unconscious state

The term frenemy has recently been added to the dictionary to describe a person who pretends to be a friend but is actually an enemy. Why bring that up you [...]

Serial escapee, Dennis Quilter, back in custody

For more than four months he has remained at large after he broke out of the Hattieville Correctional Facility.  And since then he was thought to be back in the [...]

Theft and burglary charges; a regular day at Magistrate’s Court

There’s a bad case of sticky fingers going around and crimes of dishonesty keep popping up in court. Today Devon Neal and Darren Jones both appeared in Magistrate Court, charged [...]

Many tour operators have not been paying fees at Caves Branch

The Belize Tourism Board, in light of the ongoing dispute among tour operators, has expressed a need for standards to be implemented which should level the playing field within the [...]

The rich and caffeinated aroma of Rachel Heusner’s art

If you love coffee as well as art, then the following story will be double shot of caffeine for your palate. The Art Gallery and Coffee Shop at the corner [...]

Transport Dept. reminds bus owners to follow road rules

If you ever ride on public transportation, you can expect to see buses moving outside their scheduled runs, the aisles filled with standees and no trash bins to place garbage [...]

Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage ready to take govt to court

The Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage was created in June. Since its formation, it has acquired membership from the Belize Tourism Industry Association, San Pedro’s Mayor Elsa Paz, the [...]

The gift of life continues to give

Around eighty youths visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (K.H.M.H.) over the past two days to take advantage of the Rotary Club’s Gift of Life clinic. The program is financed [...]