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Fatal traffic accident in Belize City claims the life of Customs Officer

A customs officer identified as Frank Robinson, en route to Belize City shortly after three o’clock this afternoon, lost his life in yet another fatal road traffic accident.  The collision [...]

Salvadoran fugitive Edwin Paula recaptured in Belmopan

After four months of being on the run, thirty-year-old Edwin Paula, indicted on charges of robbery and murder, has been recaptured by police during an overnight raid.  After being arraigned [...]

Elvin Penner returns to court; case adjourned

The private prosecution brought by COLA against former Minister of State Elvin Penner came back to the courtroom of Magistrate Aretha Ford in Belmopan this morning. Penner sat through the [...]

Honduran national murdered in Los Tambos

On Wednesday night, we reported that the body of a man had been found in Los Tambos, which is located in the Cayo District. Police have identified the body as [...]

Chief Environmental officer speaks on tourism development projects

The Puerto Azul Project by an Italian development company has been raising the ire of environmentalists. Last week, ministers Manuel Heredia and Erwin Contreras were at the Cannes Film Festival [...]

NCL mega-tourism project in its final stages

Another mega development project that has come under a lot of fire from various quarters is the Norwegian Cruise Line’s multimillion dollar port of call on Harvest Caye. As of [...]

Department of Environment holds workshop to develop 10 year plan

The Department of the Environment is updating its policy framework and action plan. Since its establishment in 1992, D.O.E. has formulated four, five-year plans. Today, key stakeholders, including the private [...]

Woman charged with harm for attacking her stepmother

  A stepdaughter who felt she was being disrespected pleaded guilty to two counts of harm upon her step mother and her sister. Stephanie Flowers was charged after she admitted [...]

Carla Barnett resigns as Vice President of the Caribbean Development Bank

  Doctor Carla Barnett is heading back home to chair the Belize Tourism Board. Back in April, the government announced that Barnett was taking over as Chairperson of the Belize [...]

World Milk Day 2014

World Milk Day was first celebrated in Belize in 2012 but the event has been growing leaps and bounds. This morning, the Santiago Castillo Group of companies staged a fair [...]

Prerogative – a new exhibit opens at the Mexican Institute

Four budding Belizean artists are holding an art exhibition called ‘Prerogative’, the venue is the Mexican Institute. The exhibit includes a wide range of pieces that were completed individually by [...]

Tracking baby turtles; a Wildlife Conservation Society feature

For the past fourteen years, May twenty-third has been celebrated as World Turtle Day.  The event is primarily to build awareness on the plight of the turtles because the shelled [...]

Healthy Living looks at preparations for Cancer Walk 2014

The annual Cancer Awareness Walk from Ladyville to Belize City takes place this Saturday. The event has continued to attract thousands of Belizeans year after year to walk the almost [...]