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Cruise Ships Cancel Calls on Belize on Thanksgiving Day! Bad Weather to Blame

For a second consecutive day, cruise ships calling to port on Belize have cancelled their visits due to inclement weather.  The sea state since Wednesday morning remains choppy, as we [...]

Significant Loss of Revenue Estimated As Tourists Head to Other Destinations

From a dollars and sense perspective, the two-day loss has amounted to approximately one point eight million Belize dollars in revenue, notwithstanding the head tax that would have been collected [...]

Wilser Echevarria Remanded for Theft, Murder Charge Still Pending

Tonight, the fate of eighteen-year-old Wilser Echevarria rests in the hands of Director of Public Prosecution Cheryl-Lynn Vidal. When Belmopan Police did not seek her advice while attempting to arraign [...]

D.P.P. Comments on Case of Murdered Panamanian Diplomat

It is supreme irony that the law now, at least in this particular case, demands consultation with the D.P.P.  The memo and directive which resulted in the delayed arraignment for [...]

Can the Police Department and D.P.P.’s Office Mend Fences?

So with all that said, is there hope for collaboration between the Police Department and the D.P.P.’s Office? With so much at stake, can there be some efficient, effective partnership [...]

Ladyville Police Accused of Beating Alleged Burglar to a Pulp

A reported burglary in Ladyville during which almost four hundred thousand dollars in jewelry is said to have been stolen has resulted in another case of police brutality.  According to [...]

Melonie Coye Versus Arthur Saldivar in Court

The case against attorney Arthur Saldivar, who represented the Coye family in a money laundering case against the Financial Intelligence Unit, continued today in the Supreme Court.  Saldivar is the [...]

Lands Commissioner Wilbert Vallejos Testifies in Pickwoad Land Case

Belizean-American Bernadette Pickwood claims that the Ministry of Natural Resources improperly took away her land in Belama Phase One for alleged lack of development and soon thereafter relatives of the [...]

Punta Gorda Police Officers Beat Murder Rap in Dangriga Court

Two P.G. cops are tonight free of the July 2012 murder of Michael “Street” Valerio. Valerio was beaten to death allegedly by Police Constables Frederico Tush and Modesto Cucul in [...]

Senate Debates Petrocaribe Loan Motion

The Senate met on Wednesday to discuss the Alba Petrocaribe Loan Motion. It has been a controversial topic and one which has inspired passion from politicians on both sides of [...]

Senate Passes Loan Motion Despite Division of Votes

Petrocaribe monies amount to hundreds of millions…access to a stream of money, seemingly without end. Money, in such large bulk, and who has access to that money, is bound to [...]

Belize Bank Gives Big to Salvation Army’s Christmas Toy Drive

The Belize Bank Limited has engaged in several community-based initiatives over the years, specifically during the Christmas Season…from its annual Christmas party for the students of Stella Maris to hampers [...]

Oceana’s Ride Across Belize Passes Through the Old Capital

Ride for Belize; Ride with OCEANA…it’s an initiative of the conservation organization to bring awareness to the Belizean populace on the importance of preserving our waters, fisheries and the barrier [...]

Dance X Kicks off at the Bliss

Dance X Belize has become an annual event in November hosted by the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. This year, the four-day festival will feature both national and international [...]

Healthy Living Speaks With Persons Living With HIV

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger”. Surely you have either told or been told these very words as a means of comfort. Originally penned by German philosopher, [...]