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Whatever happened of Treaty Belize Energy, the drilling at San Juan and its promises to the community?

In May of this year, Treaty Belize Energy went full steam ahead with oil drilling operations in the south at San Juan near Independence. That was despite a court ruling [...]

There is little update on drilling by Maranco Energy Belize

Since announcing a promising oil discovery in June, there has been much talk about oil in the northwest corner of the Orange Walk District.  News of the encouraging show was [...]

Investigation into Nationality Scam

In September 2012, there was an upheaval in the Immigration Department after it was discovered that a Lebanese-American, allegedly with ties to Hezbollah, received a Belizean passport in two days. [...]

Occupational Safety and Health Bill to be introduced at next House Meeting

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has been agitating for the introduction of the Occupational Safety and Health Bill for quite some time. On Thursday when the bill did [...]

Do you think the Director of Immigration should be removed from her post?

Do you think that the Director of Immigration, under whose watch the immigration scandal occurred, should be removed from her post? Yes or No. Send your comments and responses using [...]

Marsha Reid found not guilty of killing her common-law-husband

Marsha Reid is the woman from Dangriga who was accused of murdering her common-law-husband, B.D.F. corporal Donovan Castillo. In the Dangriga Supreme Court this morning Reid was found not guilty [...]

While Fabian Bain is sentenced to 20 years for 2009 shooting of KBH Security Guard

Fabian Bain has twice been charged for manslaughter but today he was convicted in the Supreme Court for the 2006 shooting of Fortunato Chun. Chun was a KBH security guard [...]

Special constable charged for the theft of Tyrell Hyde

And in the Belize City Courts, thirty year old Special Constable Joslyn Gill, has been granted bail of four thousand dollars after being charged with theft of two hundred and [...]

The deplorable street conditions in Belize City

Streets and major roads across the country which were already in less than spectacular condition have been gutted by the incessant rains in the past weeks. In rural areas in [...]

Launch of newly renovated B.T.L. Park delayed, but park 90% done

The newly-renovated, quite spiffy looking B.T.L. Park was to have launched on Friday, and the first event to greet that launch would have been City Hall’s annual Christmas event. But [...]

BWC to receive payment from CitCo; debt down to 10 weeks

While City Hall’s street woes inhibit Christmas cheer, there has been an attempt to deal with the sanitation company crisis. In early December, the Council was behind in payments to [...]

Cost of Living up!

The Statistical Institute of Belize has issued the Consumer Price Index or CPI for September 2013. Not surprisingly, for consumers who have been feeling the pinch, the statistics show that [...]

K.H.M.H. sign contracts to spruce up the ICU and parking lot

Contracts were signed this morning between the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital and contractors for works to be undertaken at the national referral in the upcoming New Year. In the first [...]

…But it comes at a price; public to be charged for parking

Government provided a subsidy of eighteen point five million dollars to the K.H.M.H. this year. Notwithstanding, the renovations to the hospital will come at a cost to the public. As [...]

India court rules on constitutional challenge to Sodomy/Unnatural Acts law

A decision by the Supreme Court on a constitutional challenge to repeal Section Fifty-Three of Belize’s Criminal Code remains pending, despite closing arguments in early May by high-powered attorneys representing [...]

An exhibition by Nelson Young inspired by the Mayan glyphs

You can find Nelson Young’s paintings on the walls of many businesses and certainly in residences in Belize; but his pieces can also be found internationally. Based in Caye Caulker, [...]