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DJ “Hard Rock” Murdered on the Boulevard

There was a senseless murder in the city on Wednesday night, breaking a lull of three weeks when Ludwin Lalin was executed not far from his house in the Jane [...]

Senate’s Mark Lizarraga: No Right to Disruption in National Assembly

There is mounting public outcry at the scandalous behavior of high profile U.D.P. operatives during recent senate hearings that are unraveling blatant corruption at the Immigration Department.  Business Senator Mark [...]

Lizarraga Maintains He Will Not Be Intimidated

Wednesday’s meeting was abruptly cancelled at the request of the Opposition, which says there were threats of violence. All things considered, the P.U.P. also says it did not want to [...]

Why is Government Silent on Incident?

The political fallout in the wake of that very regrettable incident sheds light on the utter lack of respect for the so-called Honorable House.  It also emphasizes a lack of [...]

Nazarenes Call Out Government for Treatment of Louis Wade

The home church of Pastor Louis Wade Junior has come to his defense, calling the charges of assault and use of insulting words “totally unacceptable.”  The Church of the Nazarene [...]

Africanized Bees Kill Cayo Grandmother

A sixty-year-old woman died after she was stung by killer bees in San Ignacio on Wednesday. Cruz Chan was on her way over to a primary school in the Kontiki [...]

DuPlooy’s Robbed in Cayo

Earlier this evening, DuPlooy’s Lodge on the Benque Viejo Road was apparently robbed. Benque Police have reported to the scene as of news time, but according to Officer in Command [...]

Ruling Set in Case of Alleged Perversion of Justice by Firearm Examiner

Remember the Belize City Police Department Ballistic Examiner, Orlando Vera? In January 2016, he was charged with the offense of abetment to pervert the course of justice. Allegations are that Vera [...]

2 Charged in Aggravated Burglary Case

A well-known George Street figure and his girlfriend will be spending their second night on remand at the Belize Central Prison for allegedly committing an aggravated burglary at the home of [...]

“The Maul” for Contrabandistas, Warns Godwin

Earlier this month, the Government of Belize agreed with its Mexican counterpart to close the old border crossing at Subteniente Lopez entering Chetumal. A new, larger crossing is open at [...]

Sugar is Sweet!

The sugar crop season in the northern districts is close to wrapping up and there has been a distinct lack of news from the area, which for this important industry [...]

Shrimpers Working to Get Back Certification

The prestigious Aquaculture Stewardship Council suspended certification of four Belizean shrimp farms in April. But the local Shrimp Farm Association claims that the farms – Paradise Shrimp Farm, Tex Mar [...]

Potatoes: From Overabundance to Scarcity?

A few months ago, farmers in the Cayo and Orange Walk Districts had thousands of pounds of potatoes rotting in the fields. It was produce they were unable to sell [...]

No Controls Over Local Banana Prices

Was Minister Hulse aware that prices for local bananas have gone up? Bananas are said to be sold at six for a dollar as opposed to eight.  The answer is [...]

Clearing the Way for More Exports

The Ministry of Agriculture has adopted the mantra of “Let’s Get Growing.” They are trying to revive a flagging export economy that has long been concentrated on raw material like [...]

National Festival of the Arts: Belize’s Best Take the Stage

The Children’s Festival of the Arts takes center stage this weekend, as it does each year at this time at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. But for the [...]

Who is Belize Law Enforcement’s “Wonder Woman?”

As children perform in dance, music and drama, female officers are taking part in the Belize Coast Guard’s second annual Wonder Woman Challenge, taking place at its headquarters on the [...]

Precision Dancers Take Bliss Stage

A dance show, the second of its kind by a young company, will be on display at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts.  Precision and Style Dance Company is [...]

Poets Azizi Hoy, Myrna Manzanares Team Up for “The Healing Circle”

An anthology of intergenerational poems by two Belizean writers has been condensed into a book that was launched today at the Saint Catherine Academy Multipurpose Center. The Healing Circle, by [...]

The Second Annual C-Ray Cycling Club High School Series

The second annual C-Ray Cycling Club High School series held its finals today. One hundred and thirty students from ten high schools in the Belize District gathered at the Marion [...]

Healthy Living: Could You Be Like EMT Javier Canul?

For the first time, Belize is commemorating World E.M.S. Day. Emergency Medical Services is an integral part of health care continuum. We may never think of how important it is [...]