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SATIIM and communities file injunction to stop oil exploration

One of the largest environmental groups is taking government to court. The Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management known as SATIIM and four Mayan communities in the Temash National Park [...]

What happened to SATIIM’s co-management agreement?

While that action is before the court, there is another matter with SATIIM and the Government of Belize which will need to be resolved sooner rather than later. The co-management [...]

Rawell Pelayo charged with importing and conspiring to import cocaine

Football Federation of Belize Vice President Rawell Pelayo never made it to the Gold Cup 2013 games that the Jaguars played earlier in the month.  On July eighth, Pelayo and [...]

Memorandum of Understanding gives NCL a sweetheart deal

The Norwegian Cruise Line proposed development of a mega port at Crawl Caye was rejected by the ministerial committee headed by Godwin Hulse. The island was part of the Belize [...]

Oak Foundation gives millions to construct pediatric intensive care unit

In December of last year, Special Envoy for Women and Children Kim Simplis-Barrow announced the undertaking of a project to construct a new pediatric intensive care unit at the Karl [...]

Construction of the Inspiration Center underway

The Inspiration Center, also the brainchild of Kim Simplis-Barrow, founder of the Lifeline Foundation, is scheduled to open its doors to children with disabilities in January 2014.  Construction, according to [...]

UNIBAM not the only organization to get funding from OAK via Oceana

The United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM), the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender advocacy organization has taken its case to the court to have section fifty-three to be amended to legalize [...]

Tomlinson taking Belize and Trinidad to the C.C.J.

Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin is yet to rule on the UNIBAM challenge to amend the Criminal Code, but there is another case that the government will answer to. A gay [...]

Following IDB Education report, Ministry implements corrective measures

Since the release of a comprehensive study conducted in Belize by the Education Division of the Inter-American Development Bank over a five-year period, findings in the report have been presented [...]

Parents should be involved in education

According to Leacock, parents should be equally concerned about and involved in the quality of education their children are receiving by holding the schools responsible for their output.   David [...]

Where are the Romero siblings?

Tonight there is not much new to report on the disappearance of siblings Fanny and Jairo Romero from the village of Cowpen in southern Belize. Last week Wednesday they were [...]

Costa Maya is here, and Miss Belize ready to represent the Jewel

From August first through to the fourth, La Isla Bonita will be ram jam packed for the biggest International Festival.  Aside from big names in entertainment, the La Reina de [...]

Superstar performances on stage at the Bliss

Stay tuned tonight to this station because group A of Be the Next Superstar returns to the stage for another round of elimination. Eight hopefuls in dance, singing and drama [...]