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Citrus and Sugar Associations send strong message to P.M. about rule of law

Three powerhouses in the agriculture industry have sent a stern but emphatic message to the government regarding the state of the citrus and sugar industries. In symphony with the Belize [...]

Police officer accused of carnally knowing pregnant minor

A fifteen year old girl reportedly gave birth today at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. She is a minor and that has a police officer in big trouble. The cop, [...]

Attorney says Minister of Sports, John Saldivar, acting outside his powers

A high powered FIFA delegation is heading to Belize next week in light of the bad blood between the National Sports Council and the Football Federation of Belize. The NCS [...]

Sudden death is the case, but circumstances suspicious

Police visited the Western Regional Hospital on July thirteenth where they saw the lifeless body of Manuel Antonio Juarez, a laborer of Camalote Village, Cayo District.  Officers observed no signs [...]

Illegal loggers cross fire with B.D.F.

There’s bad news coming from the Cayo District that has pitted the B.D.F. and a group of Guatemalan illegal loggers in the constant incursions by Guatemalans into Belizean territory. The [...]

The Smiling and Nembhard Saga continues

This week and for years previous to that, Winston Smiling has been fighting to get Steve Nembhard to pay him back six thousand dollars which he says he loaned to [...]

Chairman of the Board and former B.E.L. C.E.O. keyboard ‘beef’

On the street, battles are fought with loaded guns, but inside the cold air-conditioned boardrooms, corporate battles are fought with the violent clash of fingers on keyboards. While a paper [...]

More details about land with separate title holders

In Wednesday’s newscast Attorney Fred Lumor revealed that father and son, William and Jimmy Quinto, businessmen of Belize City, held a legal title to a half a million dollar parcel [...]

Financial securities firm, Nomura, gives Belize a grade

Early this week, Carl Ross of Oppenheimer Funds warned that recent events in Belize appear unfavorable towards private enterprise, the rule of law, contracts and rights for private property. Ross [...]

Attempted murder victim refuses to testify

There are many cases of witnesses who refuse to testify, but the emerging trend is that victims show up in court only to say they don’t want further action. That [...]

Floodlight thieves charged for theft in lucky Strike Village

There was commotion in Lucky Strike Village on Tuesday morning as villagers took matters in their hands and detained three men who were caught stealing flood lights at the football [...]

Guatemalan steals her Belizean friend’s identity

The following story involves identity theft. A Santa Elena resident went to apply for a social security card on Wednesday only to learn that she already had one. But how’s [...]

Will tampering with the constitution fix crime?

Government is proposing a raft of anti-crime legislation that requires constitutional amendments. Included are preventative detention measures, trial without jury and implementing the death penalty. But will tampering with the [...]

Police award teens for doing the right thing

The crime statistics and staggering, young people are falling by the wayside and the percentage of school drop-outs is high.  Still hope springs eternal and around the country there are [...]

Children and teens get up and run

Earlier this year, the Belize City Council started a campaign to promote wellness. Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers has been at the frontlines and partnering with UNICEF and others, the Council [...]

Garifuna Collective and Umalali Women’s Group return from Washington

The Garifuna Collective and Umalali Women’s Group is back in Belize from Washington D.C. It was a particularly memorable tour for the group because they retraced the steps of their [...]

New Love Foundation’s celebs to help promote literacy in Belize

New Love Foundation will be celebrating their first anniversary in Belize City over the weekend. Founder of the organization, Michelle Wagner, arrived in the country today flanked by some high [...]

Healthy Living scratches away the myths about eczema

Eczema is a skin disorder that causes dry Itchy skin, we’ve all had it before.  One of the most common factors is the detergents we use.  But before you ignore [...]