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Guatemala’s other map usurps Belize

The road to the October referendum should be one filled with education and awareness about the unfounded claim to Belize’s territory by Guatemala. But that campaign will be on a [...]

Fire at Youth Cadet Corps guts building

A fire broke out on Thursday night at the National Youth Cadet Service Corp Compound at mile twenty-one on the George Price Highway. No one was injured, but an entire [...]

Another lukewarm B.N.T.U. consultation in Dangriga

Word coming out of Dangriga after Thursday night’s union membership meeting is that teachers and public officers are not exactly jumping up and down with joy over G.O.B.’s salary adjustment [...]

Contraband and clashes with Customs

Contraband and clashes with Customs – those are two of the staples in the rural northern Belize way of life. On Monday evening, one man from San Victor in the [...]

Director of Immigration moving to higher heights

For the past week the rumor mill has been buzzing busily and viciously after word that Director of Immigration Ruth Meighan was being removed from her post. Meighan gained recognition [...]

No nationalized Guatemalans without proper measures

In December 2012, Minister Hulse did something which had never been done by his predecessors. For the first time, Guatemalans will not take part in swearing in ceremonies for new [...]

Top cop says showing video of Minister could hurt case

Minister of State Mark King was charged for Threatening Words, Disorderly Conduct and Aggravated Assault in the Corozal courtroom of Magistrate Clive Lino for an incident that occurred after his [...]

Still on danger list, barrier reef visit wrapped up

Belize which boasts one of the world’s wonder’s, the Barrier Reef, was given more prominence when it was declared a World Heritage Site. But soon after in June 2009, UNESCO [...]

Boat captain acquitted of rape

  Forty-one year old Carlos Matura, a Dive Master and Boat Captain of Belize City, was acquitted of a rape charge when he appeared before Justice Troadio Gonzalez this morning. [...]

18 months in the slammer for stolen lumber

  Unlike Matura, forty-three year old Leandro Roches will be serving an eighteen month jail term effective today following his conviction for the offense of burglary.   Roches, who was on [...]

GSU recovers stolen items

The Gang Suppression Unit is reporting that it has recovered a list of items stolen from the Hattieville police Station which included one thousand eight hundred and ten dollars in [...]

CARSI revs up with 10 motorcycles for police

The Central American Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) has donated close to thirty vehicles and twenty motorcycles to the police department. Earlier today the U.S. Embassy another donation via the CARSI [...]

Are U.D.P. delegates coerced to vote for Vega?

The United Democratic Party will hold its National Convention on Sunday, February seventeenth, and all eyes are on the prize of first Deputy Leader of the party. The incumbent is [...]

Venezuela honors the Mission Miracle helpers

Mission Miracle is the Venezuelan humanitarian program that started back in 2010; some seven hundred and nine persons have received eye surgeries, free of cost, under the program which extends [...]

Tourism stats show 10% increase

The Belize Tourism Board has released its tourism arrival numbers for 2012. On the bright side, there is an upward trend in overnight stays, but numbers went down in cruise [...]

Teaching guides and mariners to protect manatees

In some parts of the world, manatees are endangered species. Belize enjoys a healthy manatee population, but mariners who speed along the coast and mangrove regularly come into contact with [...]