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Stake Bank is a go! G.O.B. and Michael Feinstein shake hands on multi-million dollar cruise port for City

After years of negotiations with the Government of Belize, developer Michael Feinstein has finally gotten the green-light to proceed with the construction of the Stake Bank Cruise Ship Docking Facility.  [...]

Two detained as police probe murder of Windell Gibson

There have now been four murders in Belize City in as many days, and seven so far in the month of August. At news time Thursday evening, twenty-six-year-old Windell Gibson [...]

Peter Sutherland is Old Capital’s latest shooting victim

As if police did not have enough on their plate to deal with this week, another shooting was reported near downtown Belize City. The officer in charge of the Crimes [...]

Two suspects wanted in murder of Crevan Cardinez

The body of eighteen-year-old Crevan Cardinez was recovered from the shallow waters in front of the Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airstrip on Thursday morning.  Cardinez, living in Belize City but [...]

Suspects also sought in murder of Linton Wilshire

Police are also chasing leads in at least one other murder reported this week. Around two o’clock on Wednesday afternoon, the body of a man was discovered some three hundred [...]

Chinese Association vents frustration over visa waiver denial for visiting performers

The Belize Chinese Association is not happy with G.O.B. They have had to fork out thousands of dollars after they requested a visa waiver for The Chinese Blind People Performing [...]

Belize refocuses efforts to address human trafficking

Last Wednesday, Minister of Human Development Anthony Martinez and Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte met with U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as part of a roundtable seminar on trafficking in [...]

U.S. refuses to name trafficking suspects; police to be pulled from ‘extra duties’ at nightclubs

One finding of the report that clearly rankles the Barrow administration is the references to trafficking-related complicity by government officials, including those at high levels. Try though he might, Attorney [...]

G.O.B. refuses to acknowledge new owners of arbitration debt

The Government of Belize remains at an impasse with several companies seeking enforcement of various arbitral awards due them after judgments made in U.S. courts. It maintains the position that [...]

Belize sends off thirteen to study in Cuba

The Cuban Embassy hosted a farewell event for students who are leaving Belize to pursue studies in Cuba. The students were selected from a pool of about seventy applicants to [...]

Kids taught cultural skills at House of Culture summer program

The Museum of Belize and Houses of Culture concluded an annual summer program for children in Belize City earlier today.  The camp ran for a month and a half and [...]

Making the summer GREAT for City youths

The Eastern Division South held the closing for its annual Great Summer Programme. Fifty youths from the south side kicked off the programme on August seventh and it ended on [...]