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US Dentist Convicted of Heinous Crime Licensed By Belize Medical Council

How did a dentist from the U.S. charged and convicted for gross criminal abuse of office get a license from the Belize Medical Council to open a clinic and practice [...]

San Pedro Police Charge John Roberts Hall for License in False Name

Hall’s license has been revoked, but it seems quite clear that the council could not have done even the most cursory due diligence since that license to practice was issued [...]

G.O.B. Takes Hands-Off Stance With Cubans Seeking Transit

There is no significant news on the fate of more than four thousand Cubans stuck in Costa Rica because they cannot access a transit point to the US. Late last [...]

Stevedores’ Strike Results in Cargo Vessel Returning to Miami

For the first time in history on Monday, a vessel, the Caribe Navigator from Miami, sailed away from the Belize Port without offloading its cargo following a seven-hour strike taken [...]

Industrial Action Allegedly Caused By Discrepancy in Pension Plan

Vasquez says that they have been having good negotiations with the CWU on the Collective Bargaining Agreement, but that the stevedores cannot hold the Port hostage when they disagree on [...]

Belize Chamber Condemns Strike By Stevedores

But what are the implications of the ship leaving the port with cargo destined for Belize? Well late this evening, The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry issued a release [...]

D.P.P. Appeals Acquittal of Infamous Trio on Murder Charge

A trio of Belize City men, including twenty-two-year-old Orel Leslie, thirty-year-old Brandon Baptist and Tyrone Meighan was recently acquitted of the November 2012 murder of B.D.F. soldier James Noralez.  While [...]

Attorney Says Success of the Appeal is Unlikely

Leslie, Baptist and Meighan have since been served with a notice of appeal.  According to Senior Counsel Dickie Bradley, the possibility of a successful appeal seems unlikely since there is [...]

2 Men Will Stand Trial for Separate Fatal RTAs

Two men, who were charged in connection with separate traffic accidents, were today committed to stand trial at the Supreme Court for Manslaughter by Negligence.  Sixty-one-year-old Errol Belisle and twenty-four-year-old [...]

B.S.I. Announces Revised First Payment for Farmers

There is a bit of good news for caneros tonight as the first cane payment will increase to thirty-six dollars and sixty-five cents based on a revised first cane price [...]

Panama’s Flagship Airline Makes Inaugural Flight to Belize

The arrival of COPA Airlines’ maiden voyage to Belize at midday heralded the beginning of air traffic to and from Belize and Panama City.  It has been a little over [...]

PM Says Addressing Corruption in Immigration Will be an Ongoing Fight

There will be a Senate meeting on Wednesday when a request will be made to conduct an inquiry into allegations of corruption at the Immigration Department. Those allegations have resurrected [...]

HRCU Opens New Branch In Independence

The Holy Redeemer Credit Union is the largest credit union in Belize.  With over fifty-one thousand member-owners the HRCU ranks third in the region with assets amounting to a little [...]

B.T.B. Says Tour Operator Not Responsible for Death of Tourist

In November of this year, sixty-one year old American tourist Edwin Simmons drowned trying to save his wife’s life. Edwin and Esther Simmons were on a tour at Shark Ray [...]

Kareem Clarke Memorial Fund Donates to Two Feeding Programs

This morning, representatives of the Kareem Clarke Memorial fund presented just over two thousand six, hundred dollars each to two separate feeding programs in Belize City. The money was collected [...]

FCCA Hosts Christmas Party at Tourism Village

Some two hundred primary school students from Belize City were hosted at the Fort Street Tourism Village for an annual Christmas party organized by the Belize Tourism Board and the [...]