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Sedi no ready; Cayo residents walk out Elrington’s meeting

Attorney General, Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington, was deployed to San Ignacio on Wednesday night to cool down temperatures of residents, who have been protesting a recent upsurge in crime and violence [...]

Igniting a peaceful demonstration against crime in Cayo

There was a total shutdown today of the business community in San Ignacio. By any measure, it was a monumental success and after Wednesday night’s disastrous public meeting with the [...]

National Security says residents will get most of their demands

Within hours that the demonstration fizzled, government was quick to act and with the speed of light, a promised pickup truck was delivered to the San Ignacio police.  The new [...]

From Guangzhou to Belize; visas please!

There’s another situation that is building up. Belizean passports are not the only hot commodities being sought by foreigners seeking a new identity. Years ago, the Government of Belize actually [...]

Economic Indicators pumps out fuel prices

It would be logical that if oil prices are going down, the price of fuel should follow suit, but that’s not the case. In fact, of late, it is the [...]

S.S.B. Chairman says B.E.L. property not needed as security for debenture

As you’ve heard by now, the Investment Committee of the Social Security Board (S.S.B.) has approved a fifteen million dollar investment in the government owned Belize Electricity Limited. As soon [...]

Who stole her 2000 Kia Sportage?

An employee of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is tonight up in arms after her green 2000 Kia Sportage, with license plates C-24565 was stolen from inside the parking lot [...]

Cops leave decomposing body overnight in house

An area of Cairo Street, off Euphrates Avenue, was cordoned off this morning. The body of an elderly man was found on Wednesday but it was not removed by the [...]

Teen shot in the back

On Monday, we reported on the death of thirty-seven year old Kareem Dixon, who was killed by his common-law-wife, Melanie Staine during a domestic dispute. Well tonight, their seventeen year [...]

Charged for Aggravated Assault since gun misfired at man’s head

An incident at the corner of Pelican and Curassow Streets on Saturday night has left a Belize City man traumatized while his attacker is behind bars. According to twenty-one year [...]

Honduran National to be deported for illegal entry to Belize

A nineteen year old mother of two, who illegally entered Belize five months ago has been caught and is now facing deportation. Honduran national, Yuri Estefanie Dubon, was picked up [...]

Medical Tourism workshop prepares for the inevitable

The Ministries of Health and Tourism in partnership with BELTRAIDE are one step closer to getting medical tourism in the Belize off the ground. A series of consultations and workshops [...]

Will Medical Tourism benefit Belizean doctors and institutions?

When the idea of developing medical tourism was first announced, members of the Belize Medical and Dental Association were not onboard because they hadn’t been consulted. There were also concerns [...]

UB and primary school students clean up the coast

Aside from participating in anti-crime initiatives, the University of Belize is involved in other social activities. Over the weekend, the UB students took the lead with primary school students in [...]

Healthy Living gets prenatal care

A part of Millennium Development Goal Number four is to reduce the rate of infant mortality.  That is bringing down the number of babies that die before they reach one [...]