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Government Calls Stakeholders to Table to Formulate National Defense Strategy

Stakeholders from the public and private sectors are drafting a strategy which they will present to government to ensure the national security and defense of the country. The document focuses [...]

Gardenia Murder Suspects Charged

On Monday night, we told you that four persons of interest in Nelson Zelaya’s murder were in police custody. Today, two of those men were charged for the Gardenia resident’s [...]

Gales Point Resident Gone Missing for a Week

A forty three year old Gales Point man is missing. On November twentieth, Delbert Delroy Andrewin is said to have left his home that morning in Gales Point and headed [...]

Police trained in Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

As you may have heard before, IMPACT Justice is a Canadian Government-funded project that is being implemented from the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies in [...]

Police Commissioner to Plan Introduction of Mediation Process

Regional Project Director, Professor Velma Newton proposes a process similar to mediation by the courts. In this case, however, it is the Commissioner of Police who is to formalize the [...]

IMPACT Justice Program Reaches Out to Schools

IMPACT Justice is also targeting other social groups, specifically the education sector where counselors and teachers are trained to resolve conflict between students. Three weeks ago, the IMPACT Justice Project [...]

Including Persons With “Diverse Abilities”

This week is disability awareness week. It is being observed from the twenty seventh of November to the third of December. The week includes the United Nations sanctioned international day of [...]

MICS Survey Finds Improvement in Key Belizean Indicators

UNICEF assists countries to collect and analyze data to fill gaps in the monitoring of the situation of children and women through its international household survey called the Multiple Indicator [...]

From Yes to I Do: Nissi and Elmer’s Perfect Wedding Day

On Sunday afternoon at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City, two souls became one as the bonds of marriage between Nissi Arzu and Elmer Figueroa were celebrated.  Partnering with Confetti, [...]

Iconic Chateau Caribbean “Gone” in Sunday Blaze

One of the oldest buildings in the Old Capital was consumed by fire on Sunday morning. Thick smoke billowed into the sky and was visible from a distance away as [...]

Businesswoman Must Start Over After Late Night Inferno on West Collet Canal

Destruction by fire in the city was not only limited to the Chateau Caribbean. Just under seven hours before, Police also reported a house fire at a residence on West [...]

In Ladyville, Japan Area Family Burned Out of House and Home

There was a third fire which caused a family of five to spend the weekend with relatives in Ladyville. The place they called home went up in flames just after [...]

Will BAHA Release Rejected “Green Ham” to Free Zone?

A consignment of a little over fifty thousand pounds of green ham, uncured meat, that was reportedly brought in from Miami after being rejected in Ecuador is sitting at the [...]

Who’s to Blame for Delayed Teacher’s Salaries? Not Me, Says M.O.E.

Since the Supreme Court decision in favor of the Belize National Teachers Union last Monday, the Ministry of Education has been silent about the processing of salaries for the month [...]

The Legendary Fidel Castro Dead at 90; Cuban Ambassador Speaks of Legacy

Comandante Fidel Castro, leader of the Cuban Revolution in the 1950’s, who became the longest-serving leader with unbroken service in the Americas, died late Friday at the age of ninety. [...]

P.M. Leads Fidel Condolences; D.P.M. and Foreign Minister Attend Havana Tribute

Prime Minister of Belize Dean Barrow has penned official condolences to the President of Cuba, Raul Castro Ruz, on the passing of his brother, Comandante Fidel Castro. World leaders will [...]

Coast Guard’s Daniel Arzu is Back; How is He Doing?

After receiving treatment in Mexico for a month, Coastguard Petty Officer Daniel Arzu Junior returned to Belize today via a Mexican military aircraft. Arzu Junior was shot to the head [...]

The Infamous Basil Willis Accused of Targeting Grace Primary School

Well-known criminal figure, Basil Willis recently beat the offense of committing an unnatural crime when the case was thrown out but today he was back in court accused of burglarizing [...]

2 Walk from 2011 Murder Charge

Twenty-nine year old Gilbert Craig and thirty-one year old Theodore Andrews were tried for murder by Justice Troadio Gonzalez this morning in the Supreme Court. But the two men accused [...]

Marleni Brings Back Top Prize in STEM Mediathon Challenge

“So You Want to Be “STEM-tastic!” It’s my idea for introducing primary schoolers to Caribbean heroes in the STEM subjects. It won top prize in the first-ever Compete Caribbean mediathon [...]

Tourism Ministry Talks About Plans to Rejuvenate Downtown

Friday’s final in the History and Social Studies Quiz presented by the Belize City House of Culture and Downtown Rejuvenation Project is one in a series of intended projects to [...]

4 Detained Over Nelson Zelaya Murder; Police Still Puzzled Over Motive

Four persons, including two minors from the neighboring village of Biscayne are tonight in police custody as the investigation continues into the midday shooting and subsequent murder of Nelson Zelaya. [...]

Third Accused to Face Charges in Holdup at T Supermarket

A third person has been detained and is expected to be charged for the brazen robbery of “T” Supermarket in Lord’s Bank Village last Monday. The proprietor Jing Xiao Tan [...]

Football Winds Down on Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Two bitter rivals came into week 16 looking to secure a berth in the advent of the 4-team playoffs [...]

Referendum Act Will Be Amended for Fifty Plus One Majority

The Barrow Administration has agreed to reduce the referendum threshold from sixty percent to fifty percent plus one, by amending the existing Referendum Act.  That decision comes ahead of a [...]