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Poor police scores on promotion exam

Four hundred and seventy-nine police officers, constables and sergeants took promotional exams on November twenty-seventh in Belize City. The results are slowly coming to light and are considered dismal.  The [...]

Tourist in accident complains of unfair treatment

Still on the police, the family of a businesswoman from Chattanooga, Tennessee, is accusing the department of corruption. The woman came to Belize in December for a three week Christmas [...]

Minister says tourist shouldn’t expect special treatment

We asked Minister of Police, Doug Singh, to comment on the matter and he says Boutz cannot expect special treatment just because she is a tourist. “I am not aware [...]

Honduran national pleads guilty to 2 counts of robbery

Twenty-seven year old Honduran National, Cesar Geomar Castro Romero, has been living in Belize illegally for over three years and now he gets to spend an extra five years in [...]

3 men busted for gun that owner left under vehicle seat

Three men were charged today for a nine millimeter pistol found in an SUV that they were travelling in. But twenty-two year old Brandon Leslie, who was driving when they [...]

BNE’s oil exploration license drying up

Belize National Energy is one of about a dozen registered oil companies in Belize. It has the distinction of being the only company that has found oil in commercial quantity.  [...]

Mexican Embassy treats primary school students to cultural tradition

The Christmas season is over. However there is one festive tradition every year in January. It’s called Epiphany Day, Dia de los Reyes, which is a Mexican celebration that fuses [...]

James Adderley with sizzling sports statistics

Good evening I’m James Adderley with this week’s serving of sports Monday. The special investigation committee convened by the Ministry of Sports to examine the Football Federation of Belize election [...]

Carnival & Royal Caribbean’s Temporary Tender Agreement

Both Carnival and Royal Caribbean cruise lines have agreed to, for now, to hold back on a new policy on tendering.  How long the delay will last is not known, [...]

Mike Singh’s company did paperwork for 2 of the international catamarans

While P.M. Barrow was not sure whether the former CEO knew of the change in policy well in advance, EuroCaribe Shipping Services, the agent for Carnival in Belize, has come [...]

Michael Malic’s body riddled with at least 13 bullets

Nine days into 2011, the first murder occurred over the weekend in the city. The victim is well known to the law and was gunned down a minute’s walk from [...]

U.D.P. Corozal Convention; Incumbent Marin wins over Campos

The UDP Corozal Bay Convention was held on Sunday and from the looks of it, it appeared like a race for national elections. Money was flowing and the placards and [...]

Last minute registration of voters in U.D.P.’s Corozal Bay Convention?

While the race was easily won by Marin and Campos is looking at his options in the party; his campaign manager, Chairman of the Corozal Free Zone Chairman, David Akierman, [...]

P.U.P. treasurer, Julius Espat, endorsed as standard bearer for Cayo South

While the mercury level at the UDP Corozal Bay convention was running high, in the west, the temperature was much cooler. PUP treasurer Julius Espat was nominated and endorsed as [...]