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Is Carnival Cancelling Arrivals to Belize City in Upcoming Season?

Is Carnival Cruise Line cancelling calls on Belize during the upcoming high season?  That’s a question that was posed to Prime Minister Dean Barrow over the weekend, upon his return [...]

P.M. Barrow – “Guatemalan Foreign Minister Misspoke on Confidence Building Measures”

The issue of constructing a forward operating base near Sarstoon Island remains a controversial subject.  The matter has seemingly been exacerbated following recent comments made by Guatemalan Foreign Minister Carlos [...]

…More on Belize/Guatemala Border Issues

Additionally, P.M. Barrow maintains that informing Guatemala of the intent to erect a forward operating base or to increase Belize’s military presence near its boundaries in the west and the [...]

Heritage Bank and FirstCaribbean Asset Acquisition is Private Commercial Transaction

The pending sale of CIBC FirstCaribbean’s assets to Heritage Bank Limited remained the topic of conversation within the financial sector for the better part of last week.  While CIBC’s corporate [...]

P.M. Says There’s No Question of Difficulties with Belize as Banking Jurisdiction…

The arrangement between CIBC FirstCaribbean and Heritage Bank is a private transaction brought about largely by the former’s shortfall in recent fiscal cycles.  As such, government is not directly involved [...]

…but Larger Jurisdictions are Determined to Destroy Offshore Sector in Smaller Countries

While CIBC FirstCaribbean and Heritage Bank are working to formalize the sale of assets, another offshore institution operating from Belize is yet to secure a correspondent bank.  As we’ve reported [...]

Walter Garbutt is U.D.P. Standard Bearer in Stann Creek West

Walter Garbutt is the new U.D.P. standard bearer for the Stann Creek West division. On Sunday, the United Democratic Party held its last convention in the southern constituency to elect [...]

Minor Raped While Asleep at Home on La Isla Bonita

There is a disturbing report of rape coming out of San Pedro. A fifteen year old student is claiming that on the morning of August seventh, around three o’clock, she [...]

23-year-old Clubgoer Stabbed in Cayo

A Cayo resident is tonight receiving treatment at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was stabbed twice to the stomach on Sunday morning. Around two-thirty a.m., twenty-three year old [...]

Restaurant Robbers Remanded for Making Off with Cash Register

Eighteen-year-old Jahmy Belgrave and twenty-year-old Ernest Gladden were jointly charged with robbery when they appeared unrepresented in court today before Magistrate Hettie Mae Stewart.  Both men pleaded not guilty to [...]

Distance Learning – Belize and Canada Link Up

A first-of-its-kind conference is being held over a three-day period in Belize City to discuss open learning. The conference that is hosting students, teachers and other education specialists is being [...]

Eastern Division South Stages Another Ghost Town Intervention

The Eastern Division South of the Belize District Police Department held another round of community policing intervention over the weekend. It started on Friday, when at around six o’clock residents [...]

Jane Usher Boulevard Feels the Love from Police Department

But the unavailability of jobs and opportunities are among the root of the problem says Senior Superintendent Chester Williams. With initiatives like these, it is expected that several departments and [...]

Meet the Finalists in National Song Competition

The 2015 National Song Competition gets underway this Friday at the Memorial Park in Belize City. After several rounds of regional eliminations, a total of eighteen artists, novice and professionals, [...]

What Do Border Residents Think of Territorial Dispute?

The Organization of American States recently commissioned Great Belize Productions to conduct a series of interviews with residents of Benque Viejo and other neighboring communities in Guatemala.  The aim is [...]

Weekend Sporting Highlights with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The jockey for position going into the Interoffice Basketball League Championships continued Friday night with Belikin and BWS Pressure [...]