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Government suspends normal relations with Channel Five

Following today’s Cabinet meeting, the government issued what it calls a press advisory to say that it is suspending normal relations with Channel Five/Great Belize Productions. It cited four reasons [...]

New Supreme Judge Court Judge for Corozal

A new judge took the oath this morning in the chamber of Acting Chief Justice Samuel Awich. Judge Denis S. Hanomansingh, turned sixty-seven on Monday and has been appointed for [...]

U.S. dollar freeze at the Commercial Free Zone

We have reported that businesses in the Commercial Free Zone have been unable to make deposits in US dollars. The freeze has been going on for about a week. The [...]

More reports on the Killing of Canadian sailor, Milan Egrmajer

Honduran authorities still have no suspects for Thursday night’s grisly killing of fifty-five year old Milan Egrmajer.  The Canadian sailor was killed on his private yacht while he and his [...]

Dr. Herbert Gayle’s Comprehensive Crime Report released

Since the release of the well known Anthropologist, Dr. Herbert Gayle’s detailed social research into Belize’s ever-present crime situation, there have been mixed reactions about the preliminary findings. The comprehensive [...]

Gayle says race is not a determining factor in crime and violence

Among the various related topics brought up during Gayle’s lecture on Monday was the racial stereotype that Blacks and Hispanics are innately violent.  Gayle contends that race is not among [...]

…And corruption in the police department is a result of neglect

Equally important among Gayle’s preliminary findings is corruption within the Belize Police Department.  That, according to the research, is the result of neglect in the working environment. Over the years [...]

Better houses for the victims of Hurricane Richard

Since Hurricane Richard hit Belize in late October, many of those left homeless and with damaged homes have been attempting to rebuild their lives.  Many of the houses that did [...]

Citrus Growers Association wants CPBL’s C.E.O., Dr. Henry Canton, removed

The wrangling in the citrus industry is no secret.  This year there has been a demonstration, a number of press conferences and legal proceedings. In the eye of the conflict, [...]

Suspected murderer, Gabriel Salazar Villafranco, given bail of $5000

He was handed over to Belize after he was shot in Honduras a few weeks ago along with Alexander Edwards and Benjamin Peters.  Edwards and Peters were killed and today [...]

Missing: 79 year old Alfred Conorquie

The family of a seventy-nine year old man is worried about his safety tonight and is asking the public’s help to locate Alfred Conorquie. He left home on Friday afternoon [...]

“Under the Ya’axche Tree,” a culturally inspired book by David Ruiz

The launch of a book named “Under the Ya’axche Tree” by David Nicholas Ruiz is currently underway at Saint John’s College. The book is a combination of entertainment in folklores [...]

Deserving father from Mango Creek wins $107,500 Lotto Jackpot

Over the years there have been many lotto winners, but we find the latest winner to be absolutely deserving. Sebastian Mucu hails from the south; he is the father of [...]

Breakthrough in sugar dilemma; cane farmers receive their 3rd payment

Just before six this evening the government announced a breakthrough in the sugar dilemma and that is that the Belize Sugar Industries has received waivers from both the ING and [...]

Canadian woman witness the murder of her father by pirates

A twenty-four year old Canadian woman whose father was murdered on their yacht on the high seas is back in Canada. The woman, Myda Egrmajer, was brought here by the [...]