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Government rejects Guatemala’s 2 referendum proposals

On Monday, the Opposition rejected two Guatemalan proposals and tonight there is official word from Belmopan that Cabinet has looked at the proposals and is also discarding them in their [...]

Foreign Affairs Minister questions Opposition Leader’s moral standing

And while Belize plays the waiting game and Foreign Minister Elrington is not predicting Guatemala’s next move, he is absolutely clear in his view of Leader of the Opposition, Francis [...]

Minister tells Opposition that G.O.B. knows what it’s doing

Opposition Leader Francis Fonseca issued a statement on Monday, rejecting the proposals from Guatemala but also calling on government to ensure and maintain local and international support for Belize during [...]

News of a kidnapping: toddler rescued from captors

A case of kidnapping has been reported in the Corozal District.  It happened since Sunday but the media did not report it in order to reduce risks in endangering the [...]

Do you agree that BIL will be used to hustle?

Another hot button issue is the establishment of a company called the Belize Infrastructure Limited which was recently established by the government and then by and large assumed works previously [...]

Minister not interested in theatrics of Territorial Volunteers

With the rejection of the Guatemalan referendum proposals there is still one initiative that keeps popping up. Caught somewhere on the periphery of the continuing back and forth between Belize [...]

P.U.P. Toledo says no to ICJ

Both the government and opposition have now firmly rejected the Guatemalan proposals in respect of the October sixth referendum which would have determined whether the population had any desire to [...]

P.U.P. Toledo concerned about Belize border security

The area representatives of the Toledo District did not hike to Santa Cruz to join the Clear the Border Project by Belize Territorial Volunteers. According to Oscar Requeña and Mike [...]

Forestry officer collapses and dies

  Last Sunday afternoon, personnel from the Special Patrol Unit, the Belize Defense Force and Forestry Department were on an operation at Maya Mountains Forest Reserve when a member of [...]

Dramatic government cost increase for Lois Young’s New York Mission

The debate on the 2013-2014 budget lasted a full two days, closing late on Friday. There was a noticeable lessening of the venom and vitriol which has become characteristic of [...]

53 year old charged for fondling teen

  There is another case of abuse against a minor. A Belize City man is accused of fondling a teenager on her chest. Fifty-three year old, Dwight Flowers was arraigned this [...]

Cops acquitted of stealing from a purse

A pair of officers, accused of stealing a handbag belonging to the wife of councilor Dean Samuels, was acquitted of the charge of theft during a police tribunal on Monday.  [...]

Price of fish for the Easter holiday goes up

It is a busy time of the year for fish vendors and at fish markets as Belizeans prepare to end the Lenten season. It is also a time when the [...]

Rehabilitated manatee released into wild

Throughout the year, manatees are injured or killed at sea by water traffic. The rehabilitation of injured manatee falls largely on the shoulders of a conservation group that treats them [...]