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Marathon Meeting Between B.N.T.U. and the Prime Minister

The Belize National Teacher’s Union and the Prime Minister are meeting at this time at the Biltmore Plaza. The marathon meeting started at two p.m. and continues as government attempts [...]

San Pedro Resident Fatally Stabbed on Independence Day Morning

Official Independence Day ceremonies were held countrywide, but in San Ignacio, the day was tainted by violence. There were two stabbing incidents at the same venue on Hudson Street in [...]

Two-on-Two Knife Fight Took Place Outside Same Night Club

Within less than twenty-four hours, around one a.m. today, two men were also stabbed after they exited the same nightclub on Hudson Street. Benjamin Pinelo and Antonio Aldana were involved [...]

The View from Belmopan on Independence Day

Belize marked the thirty-fifth anniversary of Independence this past Wednesday. This September twenty-first comes at a major crossroads, when much of the nation is agitating for change and there is [...]

B.N.T.U. Says It Is Going Back to Consult its Members

Just moments ago, the marathon meeting between Prime Minister Dean Barrow and the Belize National Teachers’ Union’s Council of Management concluded. This is after four and a half hours of [...]

Prime Minister Says Meeting Clarified a Number of Issues

Shortly after Palacio’s interview with the press, Prime Minister Dean Barrow came down and addressed what he discussed with the teachers, much of which he had already responded to in [...]

4 ex-John McAfee Associates Admit They Lied About Tycoon for Documentary

Gringo, it’s the anticipated documentary about John McAfee, the eccentric millionaire, which is airing this Saturday on Showtime. But like most things in McAfee’s life, there are twists and turns [...]

P.M. Plays Down Concerns About Extra Borrowing for B.T.L. Settlement

Tuesday’s hearing at the Caribbean Court of Justice addressed a number of issues with regard to the Settlement Agreement for Belize Telemedia Limited, including the issue of paying back the [...]

Financial Secretary Says International Arbitrations May Head to U.S. Supreme Court

But aside from the B.T.L. arbitration award, there are other outstanding cases before international courts.  Belize stands to lose another significant sum based on the decision of the most powerful [...]

Calvin Lauriano and Marlon Chaneck, Guilty of Drug Trafficking

Magistrate Deborah Rogers today found thirty-nine year old Calvin Lauriano and one of his passengers, Marlon Chaneck, a resident of Santa Elena, Cayo, guilty of drug trafficking. On June seventeenth, [...]

Alfred Lamb is Guilty of Drunk Driving

Taxi driver, Alfred Lamb did not follow the golden rule of don’t drink and drive. He was found to have consumed more than twice the amount of alcohol than prescribed [...]

Fire Destroys Top Portion of Structure in Belize City

There was no holiday on Wednesday for members of the National Fire Service based in Belize City, as around one in the afternoon they were called out to battle a [...]

Catholic Bishop Christopher Glancy Prays Pointedly for Belize

Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church, Christopher Glancy, delivered Wednesday’s invocation at the Independence Day celebrations. But was he more to the point than the PM and the Leader of [...]

Guat President Speaks About Julio Alvarado’s Death and Relations with Belize

World leaders are gathering in New York City where the United Nations seventy-first General Assembly is underway. The Belize delegation, we are told, is already in New York for the [...]

Caleb Orozco Addresses United Nations event in New York

And while on the subject of the General Assembly, UNIBAM’s Caleb Orozco also addressed a side event of the assembly organized by the UN LGBT Core group in New York. [...]

Healthy Living Reviews Link Between Zika and Pregnancy

Zika education continues. The Ministry of Health and other agencies have been working to keep the public aware of the preventative measures being recommended. As this emerging illness continues to [...]