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Too Little Too Late? N.T.U.C.B. Meets to Discuss Petrocaribe Loans Act

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has come under fire since the beginning of the week, and at this hour it is meeting in an emergency session to discuss [...]

No Arrests in Ricardo Triminio’s Murder, OW Police Continue to Follow Leads

The murder of fifty-seven year old businessman Ricardo Triminio in Orange Walk Town has left the community stunned. Triminio was shot and killed in his shop, Munchies Snack Shop on [...]

Fire Department – Blaze at Youth Hostel Deliberately Set

On Tuesday night, we told you about the fire at the Youth Hostel at mile twenty one on the George Price Highway. The fire, which is suspected to be arson, [...]

Fish, It’s What’s for Easter

Earlier today, we headed out to the local fish stands to see how fish vendors were preparing for the last minute rush for fish as the Lenten season comes to [...]

B.E.L. Wants to Slash Electricity Rates by Ten Percent

Will your light bill go down for the period June first 2015 to June thirtieth, 2016? According to a release late this afternoon, the Public Utilities Commission says that the [...]

Charting the Way Forward in Endangered Rice Industry

Tensions within the local rice industry are somewhat at ease tonight, following a meeting held earlier today with Minister of Natural Resources and Agriculture Gaspar Vega.  The sit down saw [...]

City Council Automates Payment of Property Tax

Overwhelming demand from Belizeans living abroad has led to the Belize City Council automating its property tax services.  This morning, CitCo and Atlantic Bank jointly introduced the online feature which [...]

…Is Online Transaction Secure?

Despite its user-friendliness, there are concerns over the safety of online transactions using the new system.  Pedro Lozano, a representative of Atlantic Bank, allayed those fears by explaining the security [...]

GSU Raid Yields 13 Pounds of Weed, Belize City Trio Arrested and Charged

The GSU raided a home located in the Set Site area of Lake Independence on Tuesday afternoon; the bust yielded over six kilograms or more than thirteen pounds of cannabis. [...]

Honduran Man Gets 3 Years for Armed Robbery

A Honduran national living in Belize pleaded guilty to robbery with a firearm and while he was spared from being imposed the minimum mandatory sentence of seven years, he could [...]

Manatee Fatalities Prompt Immediate Action from Conservationists

Belize’s population of manatees is one of the healthiest in the region, but they are still endangered species. Countless times we have reported on the deaths of manatees to boating [...]

What You Need to Know to be Safe this Easter

“Safety is like a lock, but you are the key,” says the Belize City Police Department as it prepares residents to protect their homes and businesses over the holidays. It’s [...]

Police Department Increases Patrol During Holy Week

But while there are several things that residents can do to ensure that their properties are safe while they are away, the police will also increase its patrols across the [...]

Safety Remains a Major Concern for Cross Country Riders and Spectators

The annual cross country cycling classic is set for Holy Saturday. Normally, the event attracts thousands of Belizeans, who either line the highway or come to the city for the [...]

FIFA Says Return of Deon McCauley is Smart Money

While the Belize Jaguars is among seven other teams that have moved up in the World Cup Qualifiers, having scored one goal against the Caymans, there is uncertainty as to [...]

What Does Easter Mean to You?

The mass migration to coastal and inland communities across the country has begun.  Belizeans and visitors alike have all joined the exodus to Caye Caulker, San Pedro and Placencia where [...]