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Ramon Cervantes Sr. missing – family believes he has been abducted

Seventy-one-year-old Ramon Cervantes Sr. has been missing since Tuesday. Early that morning, the Orange Walk Town businessman, cane-farmer, former senator and mayor left home for his farm, located on the [...]

2 persons detained in connection with missing Orange Walk man

While the Cervantes family is convinced that Ramon Cervantes Sr. was taken against his will, the police are treating the matter as a missing person report – but not just [...]

OW Mayor says he is concerned about missing man

The concern over the disappearance of Ramon Cervantes Sr. has been overwhelming. As we told you, the family believes that the elderly man was overpowered at his cane-field and then [...]

Body of a Belize City youth retrieved from the Haulover Creek

Vehicular traffic along the BelChina Bridge on Youth for the Future Drive came to a brief standstill around nine-thirty this morning when Belize City police were called out to bank [...]

Corozal police need help to identify man who died at hospital

Corozal police are seeking public assistance in identifying the body of a middle-aged man who succumbed at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital on Tuesday morning from injuries he received almost [...]

B.T.I.A. goes to court over NCL Tourism Project

Late this evening, arguments concluded before Supreme Court Justice Courtney Abel in the case of the Belize Tourism Industry Association (B.T.I.A.) and the Department of the Environment and National Environmental [...]

Cop found guilty of assaulting his ex-common-law wife

Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith has sentenced convicted police officer Ronald Sutherland to four years two months in prison after finding him guilty of wounding, aggravated assault with a machete and [...]

P.U.P. prepare for municipal elections 2015

The 2015 municipal elections are right around the corner and across the country; political parties are putting together their respective slates to contend in the elections. The P.U.P. has had [...]

P.U.P. Western Caucus Chairman resigns

The immigration scandal that has seen the removal of former Minister of State Elvin Penner has also reached members of the People’s United Party. In a leaked copy of the [...]

The latest fair-trade audit of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association

The latest Fair-trade audit of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association turned up four major areas of non-compliance, three of them centred on the touchy topic of child labour. Auditors [...]

The 2013-2014 crop season to close

The 2013-2014 crop season that almost wasn’t, will come to a close on Tuesday, July eighth. It started two months late, a delay caused by a combination of incessant rains, [...]

BSI and BSCFA still at odds over bagasse

The crop season started with an uneasy truce between BSI and the BSCFA, based on commitments in good faith to immediately commence negotiations on bagasse payment. Those negotiations were to [...]

P.U.P. Youth Movement meet with high achievers

The Belize Youth Movement, which is the youth arm of the People’s United Party, today held a high achievers forum at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza. The meeting saw [...]

HIV/AIDS 2013 Report shows 241 new cases of the disease

At the beginning of June, the Ministry of Health, through its National Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and other STIs Program, released its 2013 report for the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the country. [...]

Stakeholders meet to discuss the implementation of cancer policy

A two-day cancer consultation concluded today at the Radisson Fort George Hotel. Stakeholders from various agencies and ministry officials convened to look at the cancer plan that was developed in [...]

If you can sing it, Bring it!

On Tuesday night, the first live show of “If You Can Sing It, Bring It!” was put off at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. The new set was [...]