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Relocation Has Artisans Up In Arms on La Isla Bonita

Tourism is the main industry on the island of San Pedro and among the top revenue generators for the country. Residents on the prime tourism destination depend on it for [...]

4 Belizeans Convicted of Mail Fraud in Las Vegas

Belize has been in the news for all sorts of wrong reasons lately – from murder to fraud. The Las Vegas Review Journal is today reporting the conviction of four [...]

Jonathan Zetina Viciously Attacked with Machete Near Belmopan

Of the ten murders so far reported in 2016, five have been terrible deaths from wounds inflicted by machetes or knives. Tonight one youth is lucky to escape being a [...]

Will There Be a P.U.P. Leadership Debate?

Three days before a national convention to be held in Belmopan, Francis Fonseca, John Briceño and Cordel Hyde, the three men who want to be leader of the P.U.P., will [...]

FOPREL Meets in Belize to Discuss Regional Issues

A meeting of high level policymakers is taking place in Belize to discuss ways to tighten up on money laundering, human trafficking and private security, which are perennial issues in [...]

Proposed Legislation for Human Trafficking and Money Laundering

The proliferation of guns and ammunition into the country is forcing lawmakers to take a critical look at existing measures, as well as alternative means of dealing with persons found [...]

Titans Awarded Millions in Damages or Unlawful Raid

The Government of Belize has been ordered to shell out a total of four and a half million U.S. dollars to Titan International Securities after losing a major case in [...]

COLA Says PM Barrow is Singing a New Cruise Port Sankey

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has gone on record recently to state that he is considering a proposal for a cruise ship harbor in Port Loyola, should a feasibility study indicate [...]

Is Another EIA Necessary for Cruise Port in Port Loyola?

According to President Geovanni Brackett, the initial assessment to determine the feasibility of a cruise port in the designated area was done with smaller ships in mind.  With the advent [...]

2 New Patrol Boats for National Coast Guard

The Belize National Coast Guard, along with growing its strength in numbers, is also looking to expand its fleet of naval vessels.  On Wednesday, it was announced that the maritime [...]

Fisheries Offenses: Business Owners Charged for Undersized Lobsters

A U.S. businessman who is the owner of The Split, a restaurant located on Caye Caulker, could not make it to court but sent an employee to enter a guilty [...]

What’s up with Dengue in Belize?

Later on in the newscast in our Healthy Living segment, we’ll be taking a comprehensive look at vector-borne illnesses including Zika. Every year, the vector control unit of the Ministry [...]

Project Hope Belize Gifts Prosthetic Leg to Ricky Cunil

An outstanding young man from Benque Viejo del Carmen has received an extraordinary gift through an organization called Project Hope Belize and the Community Policing Unit in San Ignacio. Ricky [...]

Orthopedic Clinic Set for this Weekend in Belize City

This weekend at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital the annual orthopedic clinic of the World Pediatric Project will take place.  Every year, some eighty patients are seen at the clinics [...]

Archeologists Uncover New Maya City in Honduras

The country of Belize is dotted with Mayan monuments, but historians are yet to conclude on the number of ancient cities that existed during the Maya civilization. Today, there is [...]

Healthy Living: Is Belize Zika-ready?

It would be hard to miss, if you follow local or international news, that much of our region is in a “Zika-panic.” The mosquito transmitted infection has prompted travel warnings [...]