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Prime Minister explains why government rejected bondholders plan

Belize’s super bond debt stands close to five hundred and fifty million US dollars. The government’s initial proposal was rejected by bondholders but the committee representing bondholders and the government [...]

PM says negotiations continue with counter proposals

The government’s two counter proposals, one which includes a haircut of thirty-three percent and an interest rate of four point five percent that would increase to six point seven-five percent [...]

New ombudsman, sexual exploitation bill and US$7 million loan tabled

The government’s counter offer is posted on the Central Bank of Belize website. But the bond was not the only item of business attended to at today’s House Meeting. Eight [...]

Belize Coastguard reaches a milestone

It was a proud day for the Belize Coast Guard as two significant achievements were celebrated; the seventh anniversary of the service was on November twenty-eighth and the commandant has [...]

Coastguard Says it was not a part of McAfee house raid

We reported on Thursday night that John McAfee, the anti-virus founder who is hiding from police, had claimed on his blog that his San Pedro property had been raided by [...]

Child molester gets eight years in prison

In court news, Lee Henkis, the forty-three year old man who was convicted on November twenty-first of Committing an Unnatural Crime reappeared for sentencing today. Since Henkis was unrepresented, Justice [...]

Bonnie and Clyde? Couple charged for robbery

A man was robbed at gunpoint on Thursday and police were quick to arrest the suspected gunman and a woman believed to have been his accomplice. This afternoon, eighteen year [...]

Police Community Awareness Day in zone 4 crime ridden area

Police efforts to build relationships with residents of various areas of the city continued today. A Community Awareness Day was held in zone four of the crime ridden areas and [...]

Tourism reps of Central America meet on Ambergris Caye

The Central American Tourism Integration System, known by its Spanish acronym SITCA, held a meeting in San Pedro earlier today to discuss and review the development of tourism initiatives within [...]

Xunan gets to the point in regional fencing tournament

It’s a sport that’s not well known in Belize, but a fourteen year old from Belmopan competed in two Fencing tournaments in El Salvador this week. Xunan Smith attended the [...]

First ever primary schools table tennis tournament

Fencing is a new opportunity that will hopefully draw more youths to engage in competitive activity. But soccer and basketball are no doubt the two most popular sports in Belize. [...]

Xunantunich shuts down for two weeks

That tournament has come to a close and in less than a month the Mayan calendar also winds down. And by no cosmic relation, the Xunantunich Archaeological Reserve is also [...]

Weh di road deh to new border bridge?

Earlier on the newscast you heard about the U.S. seven point two million dollar loan that the government is receiving to upgrade roads and infrastructure.  One particular piece of real [...]

San Pedranos get international DJs for the weekend

What’s Happening Belize may have gone quietly into the sunset a year ago but weekend activities are still pretty much a staple across the country.  Residents of a La Isla [...]

Healthy Living with HIV in Belize part 2

On Thursday night, we brought the first of a two part series on living with HIV in Belize. It looks into the lives of two very different persons who have [...]