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Santa Cruz 13 Arraigned on Additional Charges

The Santa Cruz Thirteen reappeared in the Punta Gorda Magistrate Court this morning on their scheduled date. To their surprise, additional charges were placed upon them, including on MLA spokesperson [...]

MLA Says Myles Continues To Destroy Mayan Mound

So while the Santa Cruz Thirteen face new charges, Rupert Myles is yet to be charged. On Friday, Director of Archaeology, Doctor John Morris, confirmed that charges will be brought [...]

Mayans Will Wait for Justice System to Work

While the village, according to Mis, did not plan on taking legal action against Myles, residents are now placing their faith in the justice system.  Still yet, there is also [...]

Uchbenka Executive Weighs in on Myles

The Uchbenka K’in Ajau Association, the management body tasked with overseeing the preservation of the Uxbenka sacred site, has elected a new executive.  The incoming leadership of the association has [...]

Association Plans to Restore Uxbenka Site

Makin says the importance of protecting the hallowed site is to honor the legacy of their ancestors.  As such the Uchbenka K’in Ajau Association has pledged to work closely with [...]

How Will Belizeans Vote on the Referendum to Take Territorial Claim to the ICJ?

And our question for tonight is: how do you think Belizeans will vote on the referendum to take the territorial claim to the ICJ? Send your comments and responses using [...]

P.U.P. Leader Speaks on G12

The People’s United Party is, by all accounts, deeply divided and on Wednesday, all eyes will be on Independence Hall where a meeting of the executive is being called. On [...]

Showdown Set for Tomorrow At P.U.P. HQ

Fonseca says that at a national executive meeting scheduled for Wednesday at Independence Hall, he is prepared to listen because that is his style. But he’ll only listen if he [...]

Belize Downgraded on Human Trafficking Watchlist

Belize has been downgraded to Tier Three on the Human Trafficking watch-list, based on a stinging assessment by the U.S.  The report states that, “The Government of Belize does not [...]

Anti-Trafficking Committee Says Report is Tainted

While the Committee absolutely disagreed with the downgrade, it is what it is. As far as Alpuche is concerned, they can only do what they’ve been doing because in the [...]

Supreme Court Orders Retrial for Alfredo Marin

A Benque Viejo resident appealed his conviction for drug trafficking back in June of this year. Alfredo Marin was fined ten thousand dollars and sentenced to three years in prison. [...]

Petrocaribe Case Back in Court; Neither Side Ready

Petrocaribe – it is the political buzzword of 2015, and depending on who you ask, it is either the best thing to ever happen to Belize or perhaps the worst. [...]

Petrocaribe Case Adjourned to December

For the other side, Senior Counsel Magali Marin-Young held brief for Espat and fellow Senior Counsels Eamon Courtenay, who was busy, and Andrew Marshalleck, who is on holiday. Marin-Young says [...]

Elrington Blames Belizeans for Incidents with Guatemala

Shortly at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts, the Foreign Affairs Ministers of Belize and Guatemala will make presentations at a Culture for Peace forum organized by the Organization [...]

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Says “What Incidents?”

But according to O.A.S. information, the incidents along the borders have been reduced by ninety percent. The Guatemalan Foreign Minister says any incidents that occur along the adjacency zone affect [...]

P.U.C. Introduces the Raspberry Pi

In 2014, the Public Utilities Commission launched its Young Innovators Programme by giving students the tools to create mobile apps, and this year it’s all about the raspberry pi.  It [...]

Police Department Focuses on Quality of Life Offences

On Monday night, we told you about an initiative organized by Regional South Commander for the Eastern Division of the Police Department in the Mayflower Street area. That area, which [...]

Diabetes Association Hosts 5th Annual Camp

Did you know that a significant percentage of the population is diabetic? And that another significant number of persons do not even know they have the disease? Well, the Belize [...]