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Belizeans protesting for land; BGYEA on the Hill

An orderly and peaceful demonstration over a huge problem took place in Belmopan this morning. It was organized by the grassroots organization called BGYEA which for years has been agitating [...]

Mexican national’s drug and ammo case moved to Supreme Court

The case against Mexican national, Zurisaday Villasenor Mendez first started last December in the Corozal Magistrate Court. Villasenor is charged for prohibited ammunition, kept firearm without a license and possession [...]

Do you support NGO’s machetes clearing the border?

With the Referendum now becoming a hot button issue, our last online poll question asked viewers if they support taking the Guatemalan claim to the ICJ? An overwhelming seventy percent [...]

Squatters clear land and face resistance

While a protest was taking place in Belmopan over unjust land distribution, not far away in Blackman Eddy, residents took the bull by the horn. They literally took over a [...]

Words of former P.M. on B.D.F. arrests along border in 2000

The Belize Territorial Volunteers will take at least one hundred machetes to clear a border line as part of a project called “Clearing the Border.” The Guatemalans are apparently against [...]

Foreign Affairs says P.U.P. and U.D.P. leaders clarified maritime area

Foreign Minister Elrington also discussed the Maritime Areas Act.  On February eleventh, Minister Elrington said, “The only place I think there is room for some surprise would have to be [...]

Guatemala’s Comision de Belice replaced

As we have reported, the Comision de Belice which was an arm of the Guatemalan Foreign Ministry established to monitor the Guatemalan dispute was dismantled late last week. The Foreign [...]

Teen sexually molested by someone known to her

In the north, a sixteen year old minor of Sarteneja Village reported to police that her step-father has been having sex with her against her will since the age of [...]

No southern charm, couples take disputes to court

Two couples in the south are heading to the courts to settle their domestic disputes.  Forty-three year old cook, Irene Arzu, of Punta Gorda Town reported to police that on [...]

She claimed the butcher knife, but not the weed in bag

  A waitress of Biscayne Village was slapped with a stiff fine for drug trafficking of one hundred and twelve grams of cannabis which is a little over three ounces.  [...]

Small vendors moved because of Sustainable Tourism Programme

There is another problem between street vendors and the Belize City Council. Over the weekend vendors that were previously at ground zero were moved to the Battlefield Park because of [...]

Customs Department’s generous donation to B.D.F. and Coast Guard

The Customs Department this afternoon gifted a list of confiscated marine equipment to both the B.D.F. and the Coast Guard. The items were seized last Christmas Eve during an exercise [...]

National Security donates 2 vehicles to police department

The B.D.F. and Coast Guard are not the only one who received generous donations. The Ministry of National Security on Monday also donated two Mahindra vehicles to the police department [...]