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Mayans Return to CCJ for Clarity on Land Rights

At the end of October, in a landmark ruling, the Caribbean Court of Justice ordered Government to make reparation to the Mayan community for damages suffered. The court ordered the [...]

Rupert Myles Still Not Charged for Desecrating Mayan Site

The lack of clarity on the issue, at least where G.O.B. is concerned, has led to some very volatile situations – Rupert Myles and the Santa Cruz Mayans being one [...]

Edward P. Yorke Students Shine in CXCs

The results of the CXC and CAPE Examinations were recently released but were lost in the election fever. We’re finally catching up with the results that indicate that Alisha Anipha [...]

Imports Down…Exports Up in Third Quarter

The Statistical Institute of Belize has released its trade figures for the third quarter of 2015, showing that the country imported less and exported more. Where imports are concerned, September [...]

FCD Still Faces Serious Issues in the Chiquibul

A symposium held by Friends of Conservation and Development two years ago exposed the state of affairs in the Chiquibul Forest.  Since then, the dynamics of illegal activities in the [...]

Manzanero Says Illegal Logging Has Decreased

As to the decrease in illegal logging, Manzanero says that there is a pattern to since the beginning of 2015. In one hand, logging is down, but harvesting of   xaté, [...]

Police Search for Abelino Matamoro Following Fatal Hit & Run

An all points bulletin has been issued for the arrest of Abelino Matamoro, following a fatal hit and run incident over the weekend in southern Belize.  On Friday evening at [...]

8 Men Charged for Drunken Brawl at Belize City Bar

A group of eight men appeared in court this morning following a recent brawl at La Catracha Bar on Coney Drive in Belize City.  They are facing charges of disorderly [...]

Courts Belize Donates to the Sister Cecilia Home

Courts Belize stepped up big time to the plate today to assist the Sister Cecilia Home that is just recovering from the floods of last month. Badly needed items such [...]

Refugee Eligibility Committee Reactivated After Eighteen Years

After being dormant for eighteen years, Belize has activated the Refugee Eligibility Committee. The committee of nine persons serves as a refugee assessment group and according to the United Nations [...]

COP to Assess Inroads to Addressing Climate Change

The Belize National Climate Change Office today met to finalize and validate its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, something all countries in the world agreed on two years ago. It’s an [...]

NEMO Provides Update on Flooding in the West

In respect of the flooding in the west, on Monday’s newscast we told you that several crossings including the Iguana Creek Bridge, the low-lying wooden bridge that connects San Ignacio [...]