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P.S.U. President Caught on Tape Making Racist Comments Against Garifuna

The leadership of the Public Service Union is under fire tonight, following inflammatory remarks made against the Garifuna community by President Eldred Neal.  The seemingly disparaging comments were made during [...]

Attorney for Missing Teacher, Pamela Lino, Asks Public Help

High school teacher Pamela Lino remains missing and police are no closer to ascertaining whether the charred skeletal remains found inside her vehicle are those of the Belmopan resident.  That’s [...]

Dolores Balderamos-Garcia Says Lino Was Fighting Divorce, Had Protection Order

Coincidentally, Lino had recently gotten a protection and occupation order for her property in Santa Elena, the residence whose ownership is under dispute.   Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, Attorney for Pamela Lino [...]

Fire Destroys Historic Audubon Building in Crooked Tree

Within hours of the kick-off of the popular cashew fest in the village of Crooked Tree, a fire broke out at the offices of the Belize Audubon Society. The wooden [...]

Roman Catholic Church Installs New Bishop Larry Nicasio

Saturday morning was a day of celebration for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Belize City-Belmopan.  It formally welcomed its third native Bishop, Lawrence Sydney Nicasio of Dangriga, in an elaborate [...]

Fire Service Updates on Quallo’s Alley Fire

On Friday, a house in Belize City was destroyed by fire around one-thirty p.m. The town-house style home was occupied by two families, a total of eleven persons.  The families [...]

P.M. Condemns Anti-Patrick Faber Ad Mentioning Divorce, Alleged Assault

With the countdown officially on to the retirement of Prime Minister Dean Barrow, speculation has begun on the internal race to succeed him. Deputy Prime Minister and first deputy leader [...]

Fuel Tax Increase in Budget Not Fully to Blame for Price Increases

Fuel moves Belize, but the question tonight is whether the country may grind to a halt as a result of rising fuel prices. According to Prime Minister Dean Barrow, the [...]

Reassessing Belize’s Relations with Venezuela

Fuel from Venezuela, refined in Curacao, is Belize’s main source under the Petrocaribe program. But because of continued unrest in the South American state and ongoing issues related to world [...]

22 Gangsters Break Jail in Honduras

The public is being advised to be on the alert for twenty-two escapees from Honduras who are considered dangerous. The gang members escaped from one of the most crowded prisons [...]

P.U.P. Continues Complaints on Integrity Commission

The People’s United Party issued a statement today about the Integrity Commission further to the House meeting on Friday.  The P.U.P. wants to know what Prime Minister Dean Barrow is [...]

Contrabandistas Retaliate for Closure of Old Border Bridge

There was another border incident over the weekend in the north. Last week we reported that the Governments of Belize and Mexico had agreed to close the Chactemal area, which [...]

Teenager Charged with Drug, Bicycle Offenses

He was caught by police with a bag of weed while riding a bicycle without a bell contrary to traffic and later Kyle Latchman managed to escape. He was soon [...]

Court Reporter Anita Nembhard Wants to Know Why Accused Attacker Has Not Been Charged

Her encounter with a convicted murderer three months ago ended with a hit to the face when she tried to take his picture. But according to veteran court reporter and [...]

Belizean Soldier Pilot Tops Training Course

A Belizean soldier is flying high after topping a fourteen-month course in pilot training in Jamaica. The Ministry of Defence and the Belize Defence Force took the opportunity to give [...]

New Children’s Agenda Signed by Political Leaders

Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Leader of the Opposition John Briceño today signed a new Children’s Agenda 2017-2030 on the occasion of the International Day of Families under the theme, [...]

Music Week Underway

Belizean artists across the country are celebrating Music Week 2017 by attending a number of activities that have been organized through the Office of the Music Ambassador.  This week, musicians, [...]

Parliamentary Leaders of Central America, Caribbean Meet in Belize

Over the weekend, Belize hosted the nineteenth extraordinary meeting of the forum of presiding officers of national parliaments of Central America and the Caribbean (FOPREL). Belize assumed the presidency of [...]

Riding and Walking for Cancer Awareness

May is half-gone, but two major activities are coming up in the promotion of Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer has been reported as the second leading cause of death in 2016, [...]

Celebrating the Cashew in Crooked Tree

Thousands headed to the village of Crooked Tree for the annual cashew festival. The two-day event over the weekend featured all things cashew—from wines to cakes to the sweet roasted [...]

The Weekend in Sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities....]