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Superbond Negotiations Conclude; Adviser Says Result is “Win-Win”

Belize and holders of the Superbond have hammered out an agreement to restructure the terms of the notes for the third time in a decade.  After months of negotiations, a [...]

Belize Must Pay Outstanding Coupon, Have I.M.F. on Stand-By

In its daily news release, the Government gives all credit to the Prime Minister for cutting a deal which it say puts the country in a much better position to [...]

Who Violently Ended Lives of “Paps” and “Taka” in Hattieville?

Three persons were brutally murdered over the weekend in the Belize District. Deliverymen Albert Wade and Godwin Panting Junior were the first casualties of the weekend’s gun violence.  Sometime after [...]

Marvin Flowers Shot Down Near Church

The bloodshed spilled into the city over the weekend. A construction worker standing in front of a church on Jasmine Street was ambushed by a gunman on Saturday.  Marvin Flowers [...]

Police Make Arrest in Ernesto Wiltshire Murder

Police in Belmopan have arrested and charged eighteen-year-old Shemar Santos of Teakettle village, Cayo District for the murder of fellow villager, seventeen-year-old Ernesto “Jun” Wiltshire. Official details reveal that Ernesto’s [...]

Violence in Caye Caulker: Woman Critical, 2 Others Shot in Early Morning

A woman is in the Intensive Care Unit of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after she was shot in Caye Caulker in the early hours of Monday morning. Twenty-eight-year-old Camille [...]

House “Shot Up” in Belize City

Gun violence continued well into this morning. Personnel from the Scenes of Crime Unit were summoned to Electric Avenue shortly before eleven o’clock this morning, following an incident several hours [...]

Premium Fuel Takes a Hike – More to Come?

The cost of fuel has increased for the second time in less than one week, particularly for premium fuel. At midnight Friday, a nineteen-cent increase went into effect for premium [...]

G.O.B. May Go to U.S. Supremes Against Glenn Godfrey

Glenn D. Godfrey’s GDG Acquisitions LLC has had a judgment of twenty-two million US dollars plus in its favour against the Government of Belize upheld by a U.S. Court of [...]

The Last Chance for Mark Seawell?

Mark Seawell is not headed home tonight, but the Supreme Court has opened a lifeline in his long-running extradition case. With his brothers Gary and Duane, he has been fighting [...]

Accused Driver in Brandon Bennett Shooting Charged; Accused Shooter at Large

On Friday afternoon sometime after two, twenty-four-year-old Brandon Bennett was shot in the stomach as he rode his bike on the Belcan Bridge.  The gun man identified in that shooting [...]

U.S. Lists Abuses in Human Rights Report on Belize

The U.S. State Department has issued its annual country report on Human Rights practices, focusing on policing and sex orientation issues as the major human rights violations committed locally for [...]

Philip Palacio Succumbs to Cancer, Tumor at 42

Rising attorney Philip Palacio passed suddenly following a mostly private battle with cancer and a brain tumor, for which he was undergoing surgery in the United States. He started out [...]

Dr. Carl Meggs Dies in Orange Walk; Friends Remember “a Great Man”

There is another death of a prominent Belizean to report tonight, this time in Orange Walk Town.  Dental surgeon Doctor Carl Meggs was active in the medical community up north [...]

U.K. Lawmakers Come Together for Belize

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Belize has been reactivated.  The group, whose purpose is to encourage and foster relations between the UK and Belize, has become dormant over the [...]

The Sights and Sounds of La Ruta Maya 2017

Another highly competitive race in the Belikin La Ruta Maya Challenge concluded on Monday in Belize City near the Bottom Dalla Store. Two new teams went on to place in [...]

Sports Tuesday: the Best of the Sporting Weekend

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   {Feature on weekend sporting highlights….}