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Guatemala Map Validates Steady Encroachment by Fishers in Belizean Waters

Tonight, there are two developments on the territorial claim to Belize that could explain Guatemala’s aggressive behavior for months. A map released by the Guatemalan government has surfaced showing that [...]

Keep Calm on Guatemala Violations, Says Elrington

Over the past two years, Guatemala has been asserting sovereignty over the area, going as far as militarizing the remote area and now escorts Belizeans traversing our side of the [...]

Chester Noralez Not Home Free; Will Be Re-Arrested for Senior Citizen’s Beating

He walked free from court on Monday afternoon for the brutal attack on an elderly man, but tonight police are looking for thirty-six-year-old Chester Noralez. He is to be re-arrested [...]

B.D.F. Commander Jones Was Not Home at Time of Burglary

The Price Barracks residence of Brigadier General David Jones was broken into a few weeks ago, while the B.D.F. commander was out of the country.  The discovery that his home [...]

C.G.A. Proceeds to Annual General Meeting with Audited Financials

Turning to developments in the agriculture sector…. The Annual General Meeting of the Citrus Growers Association planned for January twenty-first, 2017, is a crossroads in the survival of the multi-million [...]

Citrus Crop Underway after Earl-related Delay

The 2016-2017 citrus season is behind schedule due to impacts from Hurricane Earl in August. Millions of dollars in damages was suffered by growers of grapefruit and orange, the former [...]

C.G.A. Plans Spin-Off of Plant World Nursery

Almost five years ago, the Citrus Growers Association opened a four-million Belize dollar nursery for citrus plants which it sells to growers. The Plant World Nursery, located off the Southern [...]

Ministry of Lands Clamps Down on Land Transactions with Foreigners

If you are a non-resident of Belize looking to invest in land in the Jewel, you will want to know that there are now changes in transactions that will affect [...]

Local Real Estate Market Depressed; No Money Available

President of the Association of Real Estate Brokers of Belize, Hugo Moguel, also discussed the general state of the market for real estate. He explained that while the international market [...]

Wait Continues for Refurbished Commercial Center

Vendors departed from the Commercial Center in downtown Belize City a few months ago in advance of plans for a major project intended to spruce it up and give it [...]

Doug Singh Walks on Charges from Port Authority

Businessman fifty-four-year-old Doug Singh appeared in court today in connection with two port authority offences that he was charged with earlier this year. Back in July, Singh who is the [...]

7 Traffic Officers Get Recognized by City Hall

Spare a thought, as you drive bumper-to-bumper in our crowded City this week, for the traffic officers. Those from the Transport Department, City Traffic Department, and officers manning the checkpoints [...]

Police Meet Community and Give Out Christmas Hampers

Officers attached to Eastern Division South were out and about in south side Belize City today, but it wasn’t for its routine meet and greet sessions; instead they were giving [...]

Technology to be Expanded for Police Patrols in Ladyville

The increase in burglaries and robberies has been on the rise in recent weeks and the neighboring communities around Ladyville are helping the Police to keep their neighborhoods safe. In [...]

More on Slick Attempted Home Invasions in Ladyville

And that technology seems to be much need in places like Sunset Park and Lake Gardens. These are two small communities within the Rural Eastern Division. And ACP Edward Broaster [...]

David Jones Joins U.S. Military Hall of Fame

B.D.F. Commander David Jones will be inducted into the military Hall of Fame at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in March 2017.  The achievement comes after the Brigadier General accomplished the feat [...]

B.D.F. Take Break for Christmas Party

The announcement of Jones’ induction came this morning during the annual B.D.F. luncheon.  The brass catered to almost nine hundred soldiers presently enlisted in Belize’s armed forces.  Today, those men [...]