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Several charges dropped from alleged sex offender, Bert Vasquez

  In June of last year, there was a huge uproar by residents from the Twin Towns of Santa Elena and San Ignacio after a promising youth was killed. Thirteen [...]

Guatemalan president alerted by group ‘erasing’ border

Patriotism is the guiding force of the Belize Territorial Volunteers. The group headed by Wil Maheia of PGTV and the People’s National Party will take busloads of people to carve [...]

B.D.F. does not support actions by Territorial Volunteers

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has gone on record to say that it does not support the initiative. Foreign Affairs Minister Sedi Elrington recited the incident in 2000, when four [...]

National basketball team in Guatemala; but claim persists in sport

The referendum process has encouraged Belize to be more aware of trends and slights by different organizations in Guatemala that are obligated to promote that country’s propaganda. The latest infraction [...]

Passport Office flooded to beat technology transition

If you plan to attend the games in Costa Rica you probably intend to make sure your visa requirements are updated in your passport. But today was not the day [...]

ICJ Campaign teaches principals about Referendum

The education process for the Belize/Guatemala Referendum is ongoing and it is expected to take place inside the classroom, at political rallies and at sessions with the business community. Today [...]

Mayor Bradley hauled to court for contempt

The Belize City Council often sends reminder to citizens to pay their taxes or face the court. In a reversal of fortune, the Mayor of Belize City Darrell Bradley had [...]

Council intends to pay year old debt to Waste Control

The morning’s session lasted merely half an hour and a cool headed mayor exited the courtroom with his attorney Michael Young. Mayor Bradley admitted that the council has not paid [...]

Female U.S. national was not murdered

The lifeless body of thirty-two year old Kristy Lynn Sy, an American national, was retrieved from shallow waters in San Pedro Town on Wednesday morning.  The corpse was discovered by [...]

Convicted of murder on strength of written statement

  The murder count did not increase since the cause of death has been determined; however, the poor conviction rate was increased by one today. Twenty year old Japheth Bennett, [...]

Repeat offender owed the court money

  A resident of Mahogany Heights is charged a second time for Drug Trafficking. Thirty-three year old Albert Weller, an Auto-Painter appeared before Magistrate Dale Cayetano where he pleaded not [...]

No pay before the end of day; former K.H.M.H. guards

At midnight a new security firm will be assuming the responsibility of safeguarding the grounds of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  That decision, taken by the management, has raised the [...]

B.D.F. receives 3 vehicles from Ministry of National Security

Earlier this week, the Ministry of National Security donated two Mahindra pickup trucks to the Police Department. And today at the B.D.F. compound at Price Barracks in Ladyville, three were [...]

Oceana wants offshore referendum on October ballot

A year ago on March second, the Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage along with other environmental groups stood together to collect signatures that would advance a Referendum on the [...]

Wildest party in the country

And while Oceana celebrated the seas, there was a very wild celebration on the mainland. Our camera friendly buddies at the Belize Zoo were gyrating to the sound of the [...]

Healthy Living helps couch potatoes leave the room

The rise in non communicable diseases, or what some people call lifestyle diseases has been an area of concern for most health professionals in Belize. Diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and high [...]

Female U.S. national strangled on La Isla Bonita?

A criminal investigation is underway in San Pedro where the body of a woman was removed from a shallow area of the sea south of the island. The woman is [...]

Moro dies after crashing into Mexican embassy vehicle

A traffic accident on the George Price Highway, just a short distance from the police checkpoint ended fatally for a taxi driver just after seven on Tuesday night.  George David [...]

Guatemalans trawling in Belize’s southern waters

Belize became the first country in the world to completely ban bottom trawling in December 2010.  A statutory instrument made it illegal to carry out trawling in Belizean waters. The [...]

New administration for Bar Association

  The Bar Association met in Tuesday night in Belize City; elections for a new executive committee took place. Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay was elected as the Bar’s new president [...]

Awarding the graffiti artists

Graffiti is an emerging form of art in the jewel, through which messages are scribbled or painted on public property. This past Saturday at the Street Art Festival, a number [...]

Ministry applauds youths for policy

Seventy percent of the population is under the age of thirty five which means Belize is a young society. Perhaps that is why youths, with the assistance of UNICEF and [...]

No more antiquities thefts; U.S. and Belize sign MOU

The Government has signed on with the United States Government to place restrictions on the Illegal importation and exportation of archeological material particularly Mayan antiquities. Through a MOU signed today [...]

Community groups get equipment for safe neighborhoods

The Central American Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) has donated equipment to the Police Department, the Coastguard and the Belize Defense Force. Smaller groups are also receiving donations to help protect [...]

Suresh Jaisinghnai failed to declare cash before flight

  Turning to the courts, a Cayo businessman was busted at the Phillip Goldson Airport on Tuesday with an undeclared amount of cash in US currency. Suresh Jaisinghnai was taking [...]