Belize - Belize News - - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » August, 2012 You are currently browsing entries posted in: August, 2012

Belizean companies will be allowed in gold panning area

Friends for Conservation and Development has been at the front lines against gold panning in the Chiquibul by Guatemalan nationals. When the illegal activities were first reported, there was a [...]

Mesoamerican Territorial Information System handed over to Belize

Since 2010, government leaders of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Mexico, Colombia and the Dominican Republic have been meeting and working on the Mesoamerican Territorial Information [...]

Bacchanal, mas camps in full swing for Carnival Season

The September celebrations are fast approaching, the hottest ticket for the season has got to be the carnival. Mas camps got underway on Tuesday night to give the judges an [...]

The Belize Camping Experience

Over a thousand Belize City kids participated in summer activities by an organization called the Belize Camping Experience. The camps finished last week, but the coordinators do follow up visits [...]

Superstar performances at the Bliss

Channel Five is in search of the Next Superstar! Every Tuesday night, a pool of talent in all genres of the creative arts from across the country converge at the [...]

Bus owners gear up for transport dispute

The gears are shifting in the Transport Ministry and once again, there seems to be issues regarding permits given for prime runs in the West to a preferred company, West [...]

Cops say 16 year old machete death was self defense

Last week Belmopan was also the scene of a confrontation, but instead of conversation there was violence. On August twenty-third, tragedy struck a family in the Salvapan Area when Yamani [...]

Bondholders want to evaluate more information

Failure, by the Government of Belize, to meet a forty-six million dollar coupon which was due last Monday, as part of the Superbond payment, has been a hot button issue [...]

P.U.P. contacted by bondholders

The Superbond restructuring is being widely discussed, both locally and internationally, but for the Opposition the talk is about their dissatisfaction over a lack of communication from government. P.U.P. leader, [...]

P.U.P. hopes for successful bond renegotiation

Fonseca also spoke on the risks associated with government’s approach to the debt restructuring, but says the Opposition is hoping for successful negotiations and a sustainable solution for Belize.   [...]

Should G.O.B. increase taxes to pay for the Superbond?

Tonight’s question is: Should G.O.B. increase taxes to pay for the super bond? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote on our [...]

Capital City enforces quality of life crimes

The Police Department launched its Quality of Life Program to warn the public that offenses such as public drinking, loitering, and littering are against the law. Persons can be ticketed [...]

Aids Commission conference on HIV stigma and discrimination

Quality of life is not only the concern of the Police Department; the National Aids Commission also bears the burden to improve the lives of HIV affected people who are [...]

Teen’s successful delivery of triplets at the K.H.M.H.

While the commission is about to release its statistics, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital sent out a press release today reminding the public about one of its most cherished records, [...]

Registering births of people who aren’t in the system

And though we are informed that the birth and names of the boys will soon be recorded by the Vital Statistics Unit, strangely enough many parents fail to register their [...]

Cancer victim returned home for birthday and last goodbye

While the previous stories were about welcoming newborns into the world, the following item is about the untimely passing of a teen. Just two weeks ago, Era Lightfoot came to [...]

Green tropics given the green light

Green Tropics is a Guatemalan company that intends to build a sugar factory, along with a refinery and cane fields complemented with an energy generation facility. But while its Environmental [...]

Shot inside his home, no suspects

A shooting incident near mile two and a half on the Western Highway in Belize City shortly before ten o’clock on Monday night has left one man recovering from a [...]

Gospel Concert for positive influence on youths

Earlier in the newscast you heard from one senior officer’s solution to serious crime is to be vigilant also of minor offenses. The following group believes you also need to [...]

Superstar’s Group A prepare for the center stage

Another round of song, dance and drama will take the stage in an hour at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. It’s another showing of Be the Next Superstar [...]

Gunman chased Miraldo Alvarez and killed him

Early on Friday night, another life was lost in one of the hot spots on the south side of the City where at least six shootings have taken place in [...]

Questions surround death of 18 year old Security Guard in P.G.

In the south, another man was found dead but the circumstances of his death are still unclear. Punta Gorda Police are investigating the strange death of an eighteen year old [...]

Central Bank talks about upcoming Superbond meeting

Aside from crime, there is the Superbond for which there has been international backlash after government did not make a forty-six million dollar coupon payment that was due on August [...]

Possible default in September

It is very unlikely that the negotiations will wrap up before the September nineteenth deadline; so what happens if the country defaults on the Superbond? While there is a small [...]

7 persons homeless after fire guts building

Three families, including three school aged children are homeless after their house was gutted by fire at around eleven-thirty on Saturday morning. The cause of the fire is still unknown, [...]