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Another Government nationalization: another legal battle for registries

In 2009, the government of Belize nationalized the telephone company, B.T.L. and the electricity company, B.E.L.  Today, government went further and took over control of the Belize International Services Limited [...]

New G.O.B. oil maps include areas for null and void contracts

Finding oil, testing for the grade and quantity are only some of the hurdles that come with the petroleum industry. The ink on the contracts is also soaked in controversy. [...]

Maranco’s Oil Show; what does it hold for Belize?

Since discovering oil in Laguna Seca, an area within the northwest corner of the Orange Walk District, Maranco Energy Belize Ltd. has been trying to determine whether the promising show [...]

Nil: Belize versus Guatemala in football

On the Road to the Gold Cup 2013, Belize played Guatemala this afternoon in Antigua, Guatemala. While the National ‘A’ Selection, the Jaguars, ended its second international friendly game with [...]

Belize to host major teen basketball competition

Turning to basketball, the Belize Basketball Federation (B.B.F.) participated in the annual COCABA meeting on June first in Montelimar, Nicaragua. Following that meeting, it was confirmed that our local ballers [...]

Activists says some south schools have not received P.S.E. results

Seven thousand five hundred and thirty-three students sat the 2013 Primary School Examination. There are three moments that define the exam: the nerve wracking day one, and the sighs of [...]

Man pleads guilty to strangling his mother-in-law

Forty-four year old Peter King Contreras was escorted to the court of Justice Adolph Lucas this morning for trial for the murder of his mother-in-law. At the start of the [...]

Cousins at War

A feud between two cousins on Sunday has resulted in charges being brought against the pair.  This morning, twenty-six year old Vivian Martinez and twenty-four year old Lauren Young were [...]

Talking streets with Belize City Mayor

Stories on the street works being done in Belize City are not new, and neither are stories of frustration, congestion, inconvenience and even loss of revenue caused by that work. [...]

Is there anything left in the Municipal Bond offering?

In November 2012, the Belize City Council launched its Municipal Development Bond. It was a novel idea to raise much needed money for infrastructure works and it was greeted with [...]

Cattle Sweep for diseases

A cattle sweep is taking place in rural Belize to detect two diseases that affect livestock and can be harmful to humans if consumed. The process is in three phases [...]