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More on the Shrimp Crisis in the Aquaculture Industry

It went mostly under the radar until very recently, but the shrimp industry has taken a major hit and it hasn’t recovered. We’re talking all shrimp farms in the country [...]

Whose Office is it—Gapi’s or Godwin’s?

And from agriculture to straight politics…Minister of Agriculture Gaspar Vega and Minister of Natural Resources Godwin Hulse have been at loggerheads since elections, over office space. Vega is a senior [...]

Guatemalan President Elect to Visit Belize

On Tuesday, we reported that Guatemalan President Elect, Jimmy Morales has embarked on a traditional tour of Central America and Mexico, which is part of the protocol by incoming presidents [...]

Coastguard Graduates 45 New Recruits

Courage, Commitment and Respect—they are the core values of the Belize National Coast Guard, the maritime forces of the country. Today at the B.D.F. Air Wing, forty-five recruits joined the [...]

Groundbreaking for Sarstoon F.O.B. is Coming in December

Minister of National Security John Saldivar also made a huge announcement today during his address at the coastguard anniversary celebration.  On December ninth, the Government of Belize will be breaking [...]

Ahmadiyya Muslims Fight Stigma in Belize

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a dynamic, fast growing international revival movement within Islam.  Founded in 1889, it spans over two hundred and six countries with membership exceeding tens of [...]

Deadly Accident Claims Life of Emmerson Burke

A deadly road traffic accident this morning along the Southern Highway has claimed the life of forty-four-year-old Emmerson Burke.  Shortly after six a.m., police were summoned to an area between [...]

Troy Cole is Charged for Aggravated Assault

Twenty-six-year-old Troy Treston Cole, a resident ofCurassow Streetis tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being accused of assaulting Gilroy Arnold with a firearm.  The incident reportedly took [...]

Rosalie Marin Wins $10,000 From Courts Raffle

A Belize City mother of three is tonight the winner of ten thousand dollars courtesy of Courts Belize Limited. On Friday, Rosalie Marin’s name was chosen as the winner of [...]

Belize City Businessman Executed on Vernon Street

  Belize City Businessman and owner of Perez Construction, Ruben Perez was murdered in cold blood sometime after three this afternoon. Perez was killed at his Sand and Cement Distribution [...]

What Does ISIL Have to do with Offshore Banking in Belize?

Following the news of the amazing catch and release of prize fish and fugitive millionaire David Nanes, Belize certainly got a black eye on the international scene. And tonight there [...]

Trio Acquitted of Murder Charge in Shooting Death of Boxer

Three men who have been on remand for murder just over a year were today told that they could leave the courtroom free men. Daniel Caine, Bart Lucas and Oscar [...]

Minor Pleads Guilty to Firearm Possession, Associates Remanded to Custody

A trio of men is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being busted with an unlicensed firearm, as well as a stash of marijuana.  Twenty-year-old Shakedi Baizar, [...]

More Men Employed in 2015 Say SIB Statisticians

The latest unemployment figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize indicate that there are presently more men who are unemployed than there are women without jobs.  Over the past [...]

Cruise Tourism Arrivals Down Ten Percent

The tourism industry which is among the top revenue generators for the country has also experienced a slight decline in the number of cruise passengers disembarking in Belize City.  That [...]

Dance X Celebrates Seven Years with Show Series at the Bliss

Dance X Belize 2015 started on Monday of this week with master classes being held with local dance groups throughout the country. following a Forum and Barefoot Belize production on [...]

A Thousand Smiles Continues to Raise Funds for Ailing Kids

A dollar to save the life of a child afflicted with cancer. A Thousand Smiles for Cleyon, is an organization that has been working with several pediatric cancer patients. Together, [...]

BEL Donates Generously to St. Mary’s Feeding Program

Today the St. Mary’s feeding program benefitted from a very generous donation from Belize Electricity Limited, part of its ongoing outreach and support initiative. The feeding program is generally funded [...]

It’s Hopes Week for Young Table Tennis Athletes

Organized under the auspices of the International Table Tennis Federation Education and Training Program, in liaison with the Belize Table Tennis Association, ping pong expert Aleksey Yefremov is hosting a [...]

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Former BWS Employees

In February of 2013, six Belize Water Services employees were terminated for redundancy, or at least that was the official company story. Those employees claimed that it was victimization, though, [...]

…Will Utility Company Appeal Decision?

It was a triumphant moment for the six employees who have faced real hardship following and based on their termination from the utility company. Today, they told us that against [...]

Chester Williams is Called to the Bar

The hierarchy and rank and file of the Belize Police Department were out in force at the Supreme Court this morning. The occasion wasn’t a high profile case, but to [...]

Top Cop is Seventh Officer-Turned-Lawyer

Williams says that he has no intention to leave the Police Department at this time and plans are in place to recognize his achievement through a promotion and salary adjustment. [...]

Ibrahim Smith Gets 7 Years for Possession of Stolen Shotgun

While Senior Superintendent Chester Williams was being called to the bar this morning, twenty-three-year-old Ibrahim Smith was being put away behind bars after being sentenced to seven years in prison.  [...]

SIB Releases Consumer Price Index for October 2015

The Consumer Price Index for the month of October 2015 has been released by the Statistical Institute of Belize.  Those figures, as well as data pertaining to inflation rates by [...]