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CARICOM Ministers of Finance Meet to Discuss Correspondent Bank Crisis

The opening ceremony of the Twenty-Seventh Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM is about to start in Placencia at the Placencia Hotel. Late arrivals by [...]

CARICOM Will Send Delegates to Washington to Explore Options

While Ysaguirre refrained from divulging specific outcomes from the meeting, respective heads of government will be briefed of a collective position that will be taken in the days ahead.  The [...]

Is a Regional Correspondent Bank the Answer to Crisis?

During today’s finance meeting, the committee discussed a number of options, including the possibility of establishing a regional correspondent bank by pooling together resources.  While that idea may serve as [...]

American Student Drowns in the Sibun River

In the west, tragedy struck a visiting group of students. A fourteen year old North Cobb High School in Atlanta, Georgia was among thirty-two students who arrived in Belize on [...]

Will There Be Negative Implications for Monkey Bay Wildlife Sanctuary?

Now the death of Tomari adds to the number of visitors who have lost their lives during aquatic tours throughout Belize. But it is the first to happen in the [...]

Bandits Steal Cop’s Ride…Vehicle Found in Guatemala

There was a bold and brazen car-jacking in Benque over the weekend. For one thing it happened in broad daylight in a populated area. For another, the vehicle was in [...]

Guatemalan National Slashed in Salvapan

A Guatemalan national is currently hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. after he was chopped to his head, right thumb and knees. His index finger was amputated in an incident on Sunday [...]

Brackett Charged for Attempted Murder

There was no love on Belize City streets this Valentine’s weekend as five persons were shot in three separate incidents. The first happened on Friday night just before seven, when [...]

Minor Shot at Boots Crescent

Just about an hour after that, police were called out to Boots Crescent by St. John Vianney Primary School where a minor was seen lying on the street in a [...]

3 Persons Shot on Valentine’s Day

And then, in the early hours of Valentine’s Day, three persons were shot near the Renaissance Towers on Newtown Barracks. Just before 4:00am, nineteen year old Wilbert Welch was walking [...]

Body of San Pedro Resident Found in Benque Creek

A laborer from San Pedro is dead, allegedly as a result of too much alcohol leading to a long drop into a shallow creek. The body of Fernando Melendez was [...]

The Opening of CARICOM’s 27th Intersessional Meeting

The opening of the CARICOM Intersessional started a few minutes ago at the Placencia Hotel. In the next two days, the heads of government of Caribbean states will be meeting [...]

Plus Television’s On-Air License Will Be Renewed

On February fourth, Managing Director of Plus Television Louis Wade was informed by the Belize Broadcasting Authority that his payment for the renewal of his on-air license would not be [...]

Mayan Gardening Publication Launched By Renowned Archeologist

Doctor Anabel Ford is an archeologist, who having discovered El Pilar in the west, has put in at least two decades of research arguing that the Maya’s milpa cycle is [...]

Woman Arraigned for Stealing Doctor’s Purse

Tonight, the mother of a new born is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after she was accused of stealing a wallet containing cash and personal items from a [...]

Basketball, Football and Cycling on Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The drums of Dangriga sounded the challenge as Dangriga Warriors invaded Belize City to take on the leading Belize [...]