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Returning rosewood to dealers engaged in illegal activity

Rosewood is once again in the media spotlight; that is, confiscated or harvested rosewood. The much sought after timber first got all this attention because millions of dollars worth of [...]

Wil Maheia says rosewood amnesty is invitation to criminals

But while government is ominously silent on the rosewood issue, public outrage has been fast and furious and very loud. This morning on the airwaves, Belizeans called the decision to [...]

COLA outraged by rosewood fiasco

And the very active COLA, represented by its vocal president Giovanni Brackett, weighed in on the rosewood issue this afternoon as well. He says his organization is outraged, and will [...]

John Saldivar attacks free media (Patrick Andrews and Plus TV)

Belmopan-based Plus TV is being sued for libel by the area representative, Minister John Saldivar over a response made by Rise and Shine co-host, Patrick Andrews to a question posed [...]

Someone called him crazy, so he attacked a businesswoman

In the Belize City Courts, on Tuesday, forty-seven year old Kirk Nicholas began serving a two-year sentence for aggravated assault, following a psychiatric evaluation during which he was determined fit [...]

Verde given green light by mistake for court appearance

GST Supervisor, Reynaldo Verde, remains behind bars tonight waiting for a bail application to be heard by the Supreme Court. On Easter Sunday, Verde was detained by police for shooting [...]

Shopkeeper guilty of carnal knowledge

Guilty! That’s the verdict against thirty-nine year old Arden Middleton, a shop keeper who was accused of carnally knowing a fourteen year old girl. It took the jury of six [...]

COLA condemns Guatemala’s proposed passports

The news that Guatemala has put out to tender four million passports which will feature a map in which Belize is included as a disputed part of its territory appears [...]

A P.U.P. government would ban Guatemalan with offensive passport

The People’s United Party and its membership have been engaging in a series of consultations formulating a position on whether or not Belize should take its case to the International [...]

3 second earthquake occurred near Tela, Atlantida

At two minutes past two this afternoon, a five point five magnitude earthquake occurred near Tela, Atlantida which shook up other areas in north, central and southern Honduras. It lasted [...]

Caribbean Export Development Agency and Direct Assistance Grants

The Caribbean Export Development Agency is in town, and that’s good news for businesses which could use some financial assistance in a wide variety of areas, from equipment modernization to [...]

Female athlete tryouts for U-17 Central American Tournament

Twenty-one female athletes seventeen years and under are being offered an opportunity of a lifetime…to represent Belize internationally in the football sport. On Saturday, the Football Federation of Belize and [...]

Water rates won’t increase for a year

The price of butane gas went down today and another utility bill that won’t see an increase is water for a year. The Belize Water Services Limited made a proposal [...]