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Consultation on 9th Amendment opens to large crowd

The first round of public consultations on the proposed ninth amendment is scheduled to start shortly at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall. From what we gather, the turnout is expected [...]

Rhett Fuller considers the future of freedom and US detention

On Tuesday, Rhett Fuller and his wife Ann, got the bad news that the Privy Council dismissed his appeal for an extradition request by the United States government. Fuller has [...]

St. Matthew’s villager questioned about murder

Twenty year old Jorge Agustin, of St Matthews Village was killed in the dead of night on Sunday.  Agustin’s body was discovered early Monday morning with multiple gunshot wounds. The [...]

Standard & Poors downgrade Belize

The reduction in Belize’s credit ratings by Standard & Poor’s has been attributed to government’s recent acquisition of B.E.L. that is heavily indebted to its creditors.  Compensation to Fortis, the [...]

A national oil company—dream or nightmare?

Since the usurping of B.E.L. and Telemedia a month ago, there have been questions and concerns about other companies including Port of Belize Limited that might find themselves in government’s [...]

Belize’s diplomatic mission in Brussel’s big, big budget

In its ongoing series called “Did You Know” the Chamber of Commerce unearths a scandalous increase in the budget of our diplomatic mission in Brussels for this year. According to [...]

Fire in Benque; but Zone 4 Community participated in extinguishing flames

A large plume of smoke was visible over the western border town of Benque on August eighth. At about eight-thirty on Monday morning, the Benque Police Formation and the Fire [...]

Common-law wife of B.D.F. to stand trial for manslaughter

The common-law-wife of deceased B.D.F. Lance Corporal, Shamir Henry, will stand trial on a charge of manslaughter for allegedly stabbing him to death. That decision was handed down late on [...]

Couple charged for Handling Stolen Goods

In the courtroom of Magistrate Roberto Ordonez this morning, a couple was jointly charged with Handling Stolen Goods. Forty year old Warren Allen Logan and thirty-six year old Stephanie Hemsley [...]

International Organization for Migration and the Labor Department’s workshop

A two-day workshop organized by the International Organization for Migration and the Labor Department got underway today. The aim of the seminar is to sensitize over fifteen labor officers on [...]

Where the streets have new names

The City Council has embarked on a project to name new streets in the Old Capital, primarily in areas where the city has expanded. A number of Belizeans who have [...]

Consultation begins with masses outside

As we said earlier, the first round of consultations on the proposed ninth amendment is taking place in the city at this time. Citizens turned out in numbers and there’s [...]

Red Cross’ risk reduction project

June to November, that’s the hurricane season which experts say will be active this year in the region. While we have been spared so far, Haiti, which is still recovering [...]

Karate kids do it again

The local karatecans of the House of Shotokan have been performing with distinction across the border. Recently, they won numerous medals in a competition in Merida. They have now just [...]

Six duets performed in front of a packed audience at the Bliss plus thousands of viewers who tuned in on Tuesday night for KTV Duets. With their eyes on the [...]