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10 Years for Bert Vasquez on Abduction, Sex Charges

Last Friday, Bert Vasquez, convicted by a jury on July tenth of forcible abduction, sexual assault, and harm against a sixteen-year-old minor, which occurred back in May of 2011, continued [...]

Fatal Altercation in Santa Elena: Man Shot to Death, Victim in Hospital with Chop Wounds

There was a fatal shooting overnight in Santa Elena Town that claimed the life of a Honduran construction worker. Thirty-seven-year-old Jose Leonardo Nunez Castellanos was found lying face down under [...]

Dangriga’s Nisani Garcia Acquitted of 2014 Murder Charges

Also from the Supreme Court, on Wednesday Dangriga resident Nisani Garcia was acquitted of a murder charge following trial before Justice Denis Hanomansingh. He was accused of the shooting death [...]

Recreational Marijuana User Takes Additional Jail Time

He says he uses marijuana to relax his mind. But Aaron Flowers was sentenced to further jail time on a charge of possession of controlled substances after changing his plea [...]

Northern Fishermen Co-Op Workers Up in Arms Over Minimum Wage

Last week you heard Opposition member and Lake I Representative Cordel Hyde say that living on the minimum wage is killing the poor people in Belize. He spoke of the [...]

Taiwanese Foreign Minister in Belize; Decries Relations with People’s Republic

Taiwanese Foreign Minister David Lee concluded a three-day working visit to Belize this morning, his final stop being a tour of the Samuel Haynes Institute of Excellence on Mahogany Street.  [...]

Taiwan Hopes for Peace between Belize and Guatemala

Foreign Minister Lee also shared his thoughts on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute, stating only that it is Taiwan’s wish that both countries eventually arrive at a peaceful solution to the [...]

Taiwanese Hail Agricultural Partnership

On Thursday, Doctor Lee headed west to Central Farm where he toured the agriculture and tilapia hatchery facilities headed by the Taiwanese Mission.  He shared his reaction to what he [...]

TIDE, MARFUND Wrap Up Million-Dollar Project in South

The Meso American Reef, like many other coral reef systems, is vulnerable to a number of threats, including coastal development, habitat loss, overfishing and unsustainable fishing. Similarly, climate change increases [...]

Pathlight Prepares Teachers and Administrators for the New School Year

For the first time in ten years, an annual teacher training conference, previously organized and held in the west, was hosted at the Radisson in Belize City. Pathlight has been [...]

Belize’s Artistic Future on Display at ICA Summer Camp

The annual Creative Arts Camp organized by the Institute of Creative Arts culminated today with a routine showcase of what the young performers have learned at the camp. Over the [...]

Belizean Artists to Astana International Expo

Cocono Bwai, Denise Castillo, the Belize Dance Company and Project Inebesei are tonight in Kazakhstan representing Belize at Expo Astana. The international trade show began on June tenth and ends on September tenth, 2017, with [...]

“Dara” Robinson Sets Off on Ride for Hunger

Popular Belizean philanthropist Dara Robinson is preparing once again for the school year ahead by hosting the sixth annual Ride for Hunger.  The event takes place this Sunday where the [...]

Preview of Lucky Dube Tribute Concert Next Weekend

Isle where Dara and friends have organized the tenth annual Lucky Dube Tribute.  As usual, fans of reggae music and those wanting to contribute to the feeding program are being [...]