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Trio Farmers Press Government for Solution to Land Dispute

Six days have passed since five homes were burned down and demolished by suspected arsonists in Trio Village, Toledo. The incident appears to be linked to a land dispute involving [...]

Land Title is Only Permanent Solution, Say Farmers

The meeting that the farmers wanted did not materialize because Cabinet was in session. Additionally, they found out that a letter written to the Prime Minister following the cease-and-desist letter [...]

NEMO Will Help Trio Arson Victims, Minister Promises

Since Monday night we’ve been telling you about the arson that destroyed five properties in Trio Village. The affected residents were trying to get a meeting with Government representatives on [...]

Bus Fares Are Fair and Agreed to by Owners, Says Transport Minister

While NEMO Minister Edmond ‘Clear the Land’ Castro may not be fully abreast on the details of the arson in Trio, in his capacity as Minister of Transport he is [...]

Minister Points to Some Decreases in Heavily Trafficked Areas

Bus fares for runs in the south, primarily from Dangriga to Independence, have been the most expensive.  The recent readjustment has seen a significant decrease in the cost per ticket, [...]

Transport Minister Wishes for More Harvest Cayes to Bring More Development

It seems only Minister of Transport Edmond Castro didn’t get the memo or heard on the news that there was a shut out of local media from the grand Harvest [...]

CSEC and CAPE’s Top Students Honoured

Earlier this month, the results for the 2016 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations were released by the Ministry of Education and a whopping three hundred [...]

Ruling to Come in Murder Trial of Inmate Who Strangled Fellow Inmate

Thirty-one-year-old Lorenzo Smith Junior, an inmate at the Belize Central Prison, is accused of strangling his cellmate inside their lockup in October 2009.  The incident at the Tango Ten facility [...]

More Prison Time Over Possession of Firearm

Twenty-four-year-old Joseph O’Brien will serve an additional ten years in prison after being found guilty of a firearm offense.  In April 2013, O’Brien was busted at the Lord Ridge Cemetery [...]

Candlelight Vigil Recalls Victims of Gender Based Violence Ahead of 16 Days of Activism

On Tuesday night, the U.S. Embassy held a candlelight ceremony as part of their activities to observe the Sixteen Days of Activism: unmasking the many faces of gender-based violence. The [...]

Fire Service Welcomes 30 New Firefighters

Over the last two months we have seen an increase in fires in the City. There have been deaths, injuries and significant loss of property and usually the first responders [...]

The Best of Future Belizean Business at U.B. Marketing Expo

A former U.S. president once said that the chief business of his country is business. There have been efforts down the years to move Belize to that credo, and the [...]