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Rosewood again but for how much?

Forestry Minister Lisel Alamilla has publicly burned rosewood, declared an amnesty which benefitted illegal exporters and then disclosed a deal which saw those illegal exporters getting back their rosewood. That [...]

SATIIM not allowed to co-manage national park

Another hot-button issue involves court action by SATIIM and Maya Alcaldes against U.S. Capital Energy and the Government of Belize. This issue is the oil exploration which is already underway [...]

US Gov’t may go after assets of F.F.B. Vice President

The case of the United States of America versus Rawel Pelayo, also known as Berto, has been growing for at least four years.  Pelayo and others are accused of “intentionally [...]

Rhett Fuller continues to fight extradition to the USA

Belize City businessman Rhett Fuller has spent fifteen years evading the long arms of Uncle Sam. Fuller is wanted by the U.S. for his involvement in the 1990 murder of [...]

Is it better to burn rosewood, or for illegal agents to get the profits?

To start this segment, tonight’s question is: Do you think that it is better to burn rosewood, or for the illegal agents to get the profits? Send your comments and [...]

2 Jaguars returning to USA on special invitation

In a present society that is rife with moral decay the old proverb “honesty is the best policy” has all but lost its meaning.  So, when two members of the [...]

Gaynair and West to attend CONCACAF President’s banquet

F.F.B. President Ruperto Vicente has also commended the boys for their honesty.  An invitation for the pair to fly to Chicago on Friday was the result of an email correspondence [...]

Under 16 football team going to compete in Merida, Mexico

An under-sixteen football team from the west was on a friendly tournament in Merida last week and their performance caught the attention of organizers since they lost only one of [...]

Luis Mendez, a Jaguar at heart, dies in traffic accident

It is a bitter sweet moment for the national team. As it celebrates Woodrow West and Ian Gaynair, it is mourning the death of team member Luis Mendez. Mendez played [...]

Art teacher who influenced a nation of artisans, passes away

Michelle Perdomo taught for about four decades at Saint John’s high school and junior college.  She taught or influenced much of the artists that have produced memorable work in Belize.  [...]

Brothers, iron bar and rocks means jail-time

A dispute over land has left one man critically injured in the K.H.M.H. and another behind bars while Police hunt for his brother. Sand Hill residents Eric and Prince Lockwood [...]

GSU sweeps gun and gang members from the streets

A firearm found on Gill Street by the Gang Suppression Unit back in May was used in the January murder of Marvin Forman, according to ballistic tests. The firearm is [...]

Caribbean shipping more marijuana than cocaine

The Report on the Drug Problem in the Americas, a recent document published by the Organization of American States, presented during its forty-third annual General Assembly in June, is being [...]

Brukdong and Violin music at the Bliss

The Institute of Creative Arts is hosting tonight a one-of-a-kind show at the Bliss Institute. It is a summer bram featuring well-known violinist, William Harvey from Cultures in Harmony. Harvey [...]

Who will be the next Superstar?

Group A rocked the audience and the judges at the Bliss on Tuesday night as another round of competition in Be the Next Superstar took place. The show progressed with [...]