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Mother Turns On Daughter/Norman Rodriguez Accuser

Norman Rodriguez, the magistrate who was charged with rape on Wednesday, kept away from the courtroom today. The allegation against him is made by an ex-girlfriend who has given her [...]

Mexico Shuts Border Crossing at Subteniete Lopez, but Rest of Border is Open

The Governments of Mexico and Belize have mutually agreed to a temporary ban on vehicles and motorcycles crossing the old border bridge of Subteniente Lopez, restricting traffic to pedestrians only. [...]

Another Cruel Fuel Increase

Fuel prices keep going up. At midnight on Wednesday, prices shot up again, for the third time since the beginning of the new financial year. This time, the price of [...]

Heritage Preservation Legislation Bill to go to House on Friday

There will be a Special Sitting of the House of Representatives on Friday. It is the first meeting of the lower chamber since the budget debate in March. In many [...]

Manslaughter Charge for Romario Pech, Accused of Killing Cousin

Nineteen-year-old Saul Pech was stabbed and killed on the balcony of his apartment in Chetumal around two a.m. Mexican time a week ago today. The man accused of his killing, [...]

Reviled Elvin Penner Wants to Recommend Ways to Fix Immigration

We continue our coverage of the Senate Special Select Committee’s public hearings. On Wednesday, former Minister of State for Immigration and Nationality, Elvin Penner, visited and sat for more than [...]

More on the International Meetings of Penner and Won Hong Kim

Who accompanied Elvin Penner to Taiwan and China to meet with Won Hong Kim? And what were they discussing? These are some of the questions that were put to the [...]

Was Kim Ever Really in Belize?

But Penner started to clam up again when Senator Courtenay tried to make the connection between the ex-Minister of State’s ‘business vacation’ in Mainland China and Kim’s data showing up [...]

Penner Says He Sponsored Nobody for “Asian Visas”

Witnesses from the Immigration Department who have testified at the public hearings have spoken of ‘sponsors’ for Asian visas. People would ask these persons to write on their behalf to [...]

Top Teachers for 2016-17 Awarded

Teachers from across the country were recognized today as part of Education Showcase 2017 for excelling in their profession.  Eight outstanding teachers and school leaders took the spotlight at the [...]

Fire Service Grades Performance in CEMO Simulation

We have covered many fires over the course of the last few weeks, which have caused untold damage to many families in Belize City and elsewhere. This morning there was [...]

Turning Off Fire Sources Keeps You Safe

Of course, the best defense against fire is not allowing one to start in the first place. And that is why Fire Chief Ted Smith took the opportunity in his [...]

Learning About Profiting from Biodiversity

Back in September we told you about the launch of the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN). The United Nations Development Programme, with support from the European Union and other partners, is [...]

Leroy Green’s Teaching Records Located

On Monday night, you heard well-known educator Leroy Green speak out about missing records of his teaching career. Green told us that thirty-four of his forty-three years of teaching documents [...]

G.O.B. Signs Contract for Airport Link Road

The Government of Belize signed an agreement earlier today for consultancy and supervision of the construction of the Airport Link Road Project.  The stretch of road, approximately five miles long, [...]

Healthy Living Trains for Strength and Muscles

If you’re a regular gym rat, then tonight’s Healthy Living will probably tell you information you already know. But for others, there’s a very important element of your fitness journey [...]

Magistrate Norman Rodriguez is Arraigned on Rape Charge

Magistrate Norman Rodriguez went to work early this morning at around seven- thirty to avoid the glare of the cameras waiting for his unprecedented appearance in court. But his arraignment [...]