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COLA Renews Call for F.M. Elrington’s Head

Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Dean Barrow at a press conference threw his Foreign Minister, Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington, under the bus for comments that have inflamed Belizeans on numerous issues [...]

President Says COLA is Not Pushing Opposition’s Agenda

The rollout of COLA’s anti-government campaign, complete with banners and other related propaganda, was done in grand fashion, relatively speaking.  The press conference was held at the Radisson and was [...]

COLA Depends on Public Support for Funding

And, just where is COLA getting its funding from?  According to former president, Moses Sulph, the organization is still very much dependent on the altruism of private individuals, as well [...]

FCD Commissioned Study Reveals Startling Facts

Illegal logging within the Chiquibul Forest remains one of the foremost causes of biodiversity loss within the national park.  An assessment of the problem to determine its scale was commissioned [...]

Belmopan Squatters Given Deadline to Vacate Premises

A piece of the jewel – any piece of the jewel – is as coveted as the Holy Grail. But unless you’ve got money, power, political connections or any combination [...]

Belmopan Mayor Says Land is Scarce

In his interview today, Belmopan Mayor Khalid Belisle maintained that the problem is land. There is a high demand for that precious commodity in Belmopan, and a long waiting list. [...]

Mayor Belisle Denies Promising Land Survey for Votes

Today, when we spoke to residents of the creek-side parcel, they maintained that they have been allowed to live there by both previous Mayors Anthony Chanona and Simeon Lopez. They [...]

Two Charged for Handling Stolen Goods

A room being rented in the city by Harold Perriott was burglarized last week Thursday.  This week, two men were charged with the offense of handling stolen goods; one took [...]

Firearm Charge Withdrawn…Drug Charge Sticks

A man reported to police that he was robbed at gunpoint, but today in court, he claimed he never told police a gun was used and when he tried to [...]

Eastern Division Holds Back to School Drive

The Eastern Division South today held a second back to school drive; this time in the Mayflower Street area of the city as part of their strategy to build relations [...]

Is the Placement of Police Checkpoints a Result of Profiling?

On August fifteen, a deadly fight took place on Newtown Barracks in Belize City. It occurred near the entrance to the MCC Grounds across from the Ramada Belize City Princess. [...]

Transport Stakeholders Evaluate Road Safety Program

Today, stakeholders across the transport industry gathered at the Biltmore to evaluate the progress of the National Road Safety Program, which started in 2014. It is the second round of [...]

$14M Invested in Road Safety Program to Date

The Road Safety Project is funded by the Caribbean Development Bank and the Government of Belize. And while the program highlights the dangers resulting from drunk driving, approximately fourteen million [...]

Workshop Held to Bridge the Trade Divide

Mexico is one of Belize’s important trading partners, especially as it relates to agriculture and fisheries products. The trade and investment arm of the government, BELTRAIDE, is planning to increase [...]

Healthy Living Looks at Tips to Staying Hydrated

Belize has been experiencing below average rainfall and above average temperatures. All Belizeans can attest to the discomfort of high temperatures but one warning that we all need to take [...]