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Delmar Guerra is Ambushed and Killed in Paraiso Village

Late this evening, San Joaquin resident, Delmar Guerra was shot multiple times as he drove a van through the village of Paraiso, Corozal. Guerra was ambushed by a pair of [...]

P.U.P. Senator Eamon Courtenay Discusses Istanbul Talks

The much anticipated Istanbul talks are over and done with, but there is no definitive resolution and certainly no protocols coming out of those very high-level discussions. A release sent [...]

Is Guatemala Willing to Fast Track Sarstoon Protocol?

The fact is that if Guatemala agrees to any protocols with equitable use of the Sarstoon as an end point, it would represent a significant back-tracking. In past months the [...]

A Timeline to Continue Negotiating Sarstoon Protocol is Pretty Much Set

Both positions are polar opposites, so the next step is actually to the point where concrete protocols enter the equation. We’ve actually been there. On April eighth Belize presented eleven [...]

Ambassador Courtenay Says O.A.S. Has Critical Role in Discussions

The incident in Chiquibul in which a Guatemalan minor was shot also made it to the negotiating table in Istanbul. Following that incident, Guatemalan officials including President Jimmy Morales, Foreign [...]

Is There Any Update from O.A.S. in Chiquibul Shooting?

And finally, in our coverage of the Istanbul talks, we asked Courtenay about the ongoing investigation into that Chiquibul incident. The OAS launched one at the request of Guatemalan authorities, [...]

IMF Preliminary Report on Belize Doesn’t Inspire Economic Confidence

The International Monetary Fund (I.M.F.) has issued a report at the end of its most recent visit to Belize which concluded this Wednesday. The team was led by Jacques Bouhga-Hagbe [...]

A Single Firearm is Used in Ladyville Murders/Shootings

Since March of this year, Ladyville has been experiencing an upward trend in violent crimes. It started with the murder of Rene “Fat Cat” Chavarria and since then, three other [...]

Suspected Arsonist Escapes from Police Custody in Ladyville

Police also believe they have the person responsible for setting two vehicles on fire in Ladyville over the extended weekend. But while quick police work led to the apprehension of [...]

Shane Bahadur is Granted Bail Following an Attempt on Alrick Smith’s Life

While Ladyville police connect the string of violent crimes in the jurisdiction, the suspect in the shooting of thirty-old year Alrick Smith was granted bail by the Supreme Court today. [...]

Darwin Prado Remains in Police Custody After Being Unable to Post Bail

The court also granted bail to Darwin Prado, another Ladyville resident, but he remains in police custody since he was unable to post the required fifteen thousand dollars to be [...]

Port Authority and Christian Workers Union Sign CB

Two collective bargaining agreements were signed today to benefit members of the Christian Workers Union. The Belize Port Authority and the CWU, after five weeks of negotiations, reached agreement in [...]

Port Authority Chair Says Signing New Agreement is Historic

According to Chairlady of the Belize Port Authority, Ruth Staine Dawson, the signing is a historic experience because the agreement was concluded in a relative short time and there is [...]

Central Bank Signs CBA with CWU

As we said, there was a second CBA signed earlier today, but at the Central Bank. While the media was not invited to that signing, a total of one hundred [...]

Ashcroft Attorney Says Speculation on Arbitration Award is Pointless

The official figure tallied in what will very likely be a whopping arbitration award is due in soon. We’ve all heard the numbers being thrown around – anywhere from a [...]

Government Loses Another Multimillion Dollar Litigation to BCB Holdings

That arbitration award is hefty, but government will spend much more. Recently, G.O.B. lost another multimillion dollar litigation brought by BCB Holdings in a U.S. Court. Courtenay says that the [...]

Blackadore Caye Development is Back on Track

Blackadore Caye Resort is back in the news tonight. The multimillion-dollar, eco-friendly, luxury resort project restructured, following a round of consultations in San Pedro in which residents expressed serious concerns [...]

Lunch With a Cop at the Princess

The police department has embarked on a new initiative to strengthen its community policing approach. The three regional commanders of the Eastern Division came together today to Lunch with a [...]

Courts Donates Ten Thousand Dollars to Lifeline Foundation

A donation that will go a long way for children was handed over to the Lifeline Foundation today at Courts Main Store in Belize City. Unicomer Belize Limited provided the [...]

Remembering Elijio Briceño

And this news…Elijio Briceño, affectionately known as Don Joe or Boss Joe, was laid to rest in his hometown of Orange Walk on Wednesday. The former Minister of Energy and [...]

Healthy Living: Why Men Don’t Like to Go to the Doctor?

There are many reasons why men simply don’t access the healthcare system as often as women do – and no, gentlemen – it has nothing to do with being stronger [...]