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Was Dead Woman Found in Belize River a Murder Victim?

Ladyville Police are investigating the ghastly discovery of a badly decomposed body found floating along the Belize River earlier today.  The body of an unidentified woman was retrieved from the [...]

D.P.P. to Decide on Charges in Baby Janeeka Death

Today, the family of Janeeka Campbell said their final goodbyes to the two year old child as she was laid to rest at the Lord Ridge Cemetery in Belize City, [...]

Accused in Cayo Murder Found Shot Dead; Suicide or Foul Play?

Did a man who was on the run in connection with a murder take his own life? On Tuesday, Maximiliano Williams was found dead with an apparent gunshot wound to [...]

Police Catch Burglars Removing Loot from Lake Gardens Home

A residence in the Lake Gardens community in Ladyville was burglarized by thieves this morning.  Sometime around ten-thirty, Ladyville police were summoned to an isolated area where they discovered that [...]

Senate Committee Chairman Disagrees with Interpretation of Ministers’ Intervention

The Senate Special Committee on Immigration hosted its third meeting in Belmopan today. It continued its questioning of Auditor General, Dorothy Bradley, and Supervisor of Audit Carla Faber, on various [...]

Senate Committee Hearings Resume with Discussion of Visa Process

Inside the Senate Committee meeting, much of the discussion in the morning session was taken up with going over the requirements to issue visas, which the Department seemed to treat [...]

What Happened to Manuel Heredia’s 52 Visa Stickers?

The auditors noted in the course of their report that twenty-five thousand defective visas bought from Three-M Company in the U.S. were replaced at a cost of more than fifty [...]

School General Managers Will Cut Short Christmas Break

The Belize Association of General Managers of Pre and Primary Schools says that classes will resume on January third, 2017, contrary to what the Belize National Teachers Union stated on [...]

No International Expert for Lucas Beheading Case

When the teachers went on an eleven-day strike in October, they had put together a list of eight demands, called the good governance agenda. One of the demands was the [...]

Is Senate Special Select Committee Moving Too Slowly? Chairman Says No

Now back to the senate…Three meetings of the Committee are now complete and some are wondering why the Committee is taking its time and moving so cautiously in relation to [...]

Will a Minister Sit Before Senate Committee in 2017?

Despite initial cynical comments, some from those inside the process, that the Committee’s inquiry will amount to naught, the Committee is expected to produce a report on the testimony of [...]

A.G. Reports Progress in Land Compensation Scam

Outgoing Minister of Lands Vanessa Retreage clears her desk on December thirty-first, not before completing a list of tasks which include apprising the media on the controversial Ron J Limited [...]

Carmelita Land Grab is Wrong, Says P.M.; Should It Be Investigated?

As far as investigation into the questionable transactions involving land acquired by the Vega family in Carmelita, PM Barrow says that if the facts are indeed accurate, as presented by [...]

P.U.P. Decries Reasons for A.G. Departure, Cabinet Reshuffle

The Opposition People’s United Party has accused the government of completely losing control of the Ministry of Natural Resources, and calls for an immediate independent audit of the powerful Ministry. [...]

Sedi Still Working on Sarstoon Protocol as Guatemalans Thaw

The Sarstoon Protocol continues to hang in the air. Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington says there’s been some incremental gains in dialogue, but he wouldn’t share much more on where those [...]

New Supreme Court Commissioners Sworn In

There is a small list of persons countrywide who are Commissioners of the Supreme Court. But today, following a rigorous selection process including background checks and a test, over a [...]

Primary School Art Skills Training Program to Go Big in Schools

Over the past two years we have been sharing with you the creative talents of primary school students through the Primary School Art Skills Training project. It started with teaching [...]

Reviewing the Role of the Environmental Clearance Process

How sustainable and environmentally sound is the process of developing tourism and industry projects, such as offshore drilling? Well, an initiative by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, [...]

New Legislation Will Classify Projects According to Size

But to mitigate negative impacts is to identify alternative actions or technologies. According to Martin, one of his main recommendations is for the strengthening of the current legislation, making it [...]

Wagner’s Lane Centenarian Marks 103rd Birthday

The average life expectancy for a female in Belize is around seventy-three according to the 2015 World Health Organization stats. There are several people who have defied those numbers and [...]