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Conorquie Family Receives Compensation for Murdered Son

Three days short of a year, on September twenty-fifth, 2015, Belizean Tourism Police Special Constable, Danny Conorquie was murdered as he stood watch at the Caracol Archeological Site in the [...]

Child Killed in Road Traffic Accident

Also in the west…There’s a tragic story of a young child who was killed in a traffic accident on Independence Day.  The death of the eight year old Kaylene Mai [...]

PM Delivers Independence Address

Independence Day was officially celebrated on Monday in the capital Belmopan with all the traditional pomp and ceremony. Apart from ogling the “who’s who” in government and society, including foreign [...]

P.U.P. Leader Says 34 Years Down…What’s Next?

The address by P.U.P. Leader Francis Fonseca was brief and unlike previous years, there was no pointed criticism of government over critical issues. Fonseca seemed pensive as he spoke about [...]

Fonseca Calls for Governance Reform

Fonseca also pointed out the critical importance of reform, though he wasn’t taking overt jabs at government. In fact, he seemed to be looking at both the P.U.P. and the [...]

B.D.F. to Build Base on North Bank of Sarstoon River

The Sarstoon – actually the wider picture of Belize’s sovereignty – has been a hot-button issue in past months. Relations between Guatemala and Belize are not at the best point [...]

Did G.O.B. Get the Best Deal in the Settlement of the Utilities?

And tonight’s question is: Do you believe G.O.B. got the best deal in the settlement of the utilities? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or [...]

CWU/FCIB Deadlock Broken

After three hours of meaningful discussions which concluded at about six this evening, the deadlock between the Christian Workers Union and the management of First Caribbean International Bank has been [...]

Matura-Shepherd Says PM to Blame for FCIB Employee Action

The recent passage of the Vesting Act to enable the buyout of FCIB calls to question the timeliness of the negotiations between the union and the management of the bank.  [...]

WRH Food Vendors Evicted Because of Rat Infestation

Rats and snakes at the Western Regional Hospital….even the international media has been covering the scandalous state of affairs of the hospital. Today, it was about the hospital’s laundry found [...]

Health Inspector Says Vendors Had to Go as WRH Implements New Measures

The letter was issued to the vendors on Friday following a notice that the hospital administration was requesting a meeting with them.  That meeting never happened and they were in [...]

CWU Supports BCWU in Settlement Concerns

As we reported on Friday, the Belize Communication Workers Union, in a scathing release issued following the settlement of the B.T.L. nationalization, soundly criticized the Barrow administration, as well as [...]

Matura-Shepherd Says Discussions with Port on CBA Amicable

Matura-Shepherd also gave an update on negotiations between the CWU and Port of Belize Ltd. with respect of a collective bargaining agreement for waterfront workers.  While the CWU president admits [...]

Bankers Association of Belize Speaks on IRS Investigation

Articles, both local and international, on the banking and financial sectors have prompted a reaction from the Bankers Association of Belize. Just last week, a US federal judge granted permission [...]

Immigration Officer Assaulted During Home Invasion

There was a home invasion in the Santiago Juan Layout of San Ignacio Town. Just after eleven on Monday night as forty-six year old immigration officer and owner of Coaba [...]

Fishermen Remanded for Firearm Offence

Tonight two fishermen, from Belize City and a seventeen-year-old minor from Carmelita, Orange Walk District, are on remand for a nine millimetre pistol with ten live rounds which police say [...]

James Adderley and the Weekend Sporting Highlights

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Last Thursday, Verdes FC sojourned into Mexico for its away match with Queretaro’s Gallos Blancos and this early goal [...]