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Diesel Shortage Prompts Rationing of Available Fuel at the Pumps

Tonight there is a countrywide shortage of diesel and premium at the pumps amid heavy demand for fuel which is causing a mess in the transport and industrial sectors.  The [...]

What’s Behind the Delay in Shipment of Petroleum to Belize?

The shortage of premium and diesel is a most unusual case and while the insufficiency persists, retailers have been told to give priority to government’s essential services, as well as [...]

Will Cruise Ship Arrivals Be Affected by Fuel Dearth?

The shortage of fuel already has Belizeans alarmed about private and public transportation. Well, the news of the shortage had others speculating that cruise ships coming into the Belize were [...]

Fire Guts Allenby Street Property

Eight persons, members of the Herrera family, are without a roof over their heads following a fire that destroyed their house at corner of Allenby Street and East Collet Canal [...]

Lord Michael Ashcroft to Make Appearance at Spoonaz Café on Friday

And on a lighter note, Lord Michael Ashcroft is back in Belize. On a previous visit, he attracted plenty attention when a photograph was taken of him having breakfast with [...]

Friends of Conservation Graduates New Rangers for Chiquibul Patrols

For years Friends for Conservation and Development has been battling the illegal incursions of Guatemalans into the Chiquibul National Park. These Guatemalans come to cut our timber, harvest our xate, [...]

Say What? No Deon McCauley on Belize National Football Team!

T he National Football Team was announced about three weeks ago and one name was noticeably missing. Belize’s star striker, Deon McCauley, was not listed as one of the members [...]

Ambassador Nestor Mendez on Becoming New OAS Assistant Secretary General

On Wednesday, Belize’s Ambassador to the OAS, Nestor Mendez, soundly defeated Ambassador Bayney Karran, Guyana’s permanent representative to the organization, in a historic vote to become the new Assistant Secretary [...]

Where Does OAS Fit Into Chiquibul Encroachment Equation?

So where does the Organization of American States fit into the encroachment equation at the Chiquibul National Park? The answer is that it hasn’t, not in a meaningful way at [...]

Twenty-seven Plots of Land Cleared for Illegal Farming in Chiquibul

With the election of Ambassador Nestor Mendez as Assistant Secretary-General of the O.A.S., all eyes will be on the dynamics of the relationship between Belize and Guatemala. That relationship is [...]

Tour Guides Up In Arms with BTB Over Tourism Village Arrangement

Tour operators at the Fort Street Tourism Village were up in arms earlier today when upon learning that Arton Bowen, president of the Fort George Tourism Zone Tour Operators and [...]

List of Caribbean Countries Involved in Money Laundering Released

There is a report tonight on the issue of money laundering. Seven Caribbean countries find themselves on the U.S’ “Major Money Laundering List” for 2015. They are Antigua and Barbuda, [...]

Jermaine Belgrave Beats Murder Wrap

Tonight, Jermaine Belgrave, a resident of Belize City who has been on remand for the murder of Cleo Robinson, is home free after being acquitted by Justice Adolph Lucas.  The [...]

Social Workers Busted for Weed

Two Early Childhood teachers employed as social workers with the Human Services Department and the boyfriend of one of the teachers, were before the court today to answer to a [...]

Land Fraud Unearthed at Ministry of Natural Resources

In October 2013, the Prime Minister told the Belizean Diaspora in Los Angeles in U.S.A. that the Ministry of Natural Resources was a hotbed of corruption because of the countless [...]

GSU Raid Produces Weed and Cocaine on La Isla Bonita

The Gang Suppression Unit along with the San Pedro Police made a significant bust in anti drug operations at La Isla Bonita which yielded both cannabis and cocaine. On Wednesday [...]

Ministry of Health on KHMH Sterilization Issues

T here’s some good news coming out of the Ministry of Health tonight. For some weeks, the K.H.M.H.’s operating theater was without sterilizers. It was said that the sterilizers were [...]

ABTEC Graduates Class of 2015 in Information Technology

Over a year ago the American Belizean Technology Education Center was opened in Belize. Since then, close to three hundred students have graduated and majority have earned gainful employment. The [...]