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Yhony Rosado Spills Tale of Woe

The General Sales Tax Unit says Yhony Rosado owes over half a million dollars, but the firebrand FECTAB front man says not so! Today, Rosado and his colleagues, along with [...]

For Tour Operators, ‘Plantain Noh Eat Like Rice’

Are the Belize Tourism Board’s tourist stats bogus? That is what the Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize says. David Almendarez, a tour operator and member of FECTAB, says [...]

Pawnshop Robbed in Belmopan

Three persons are tonight in police custody pending further investigation into the armed robbery of a pawn shop in the Capital City of Belmopan. Around nine-thirty on Thursday morning, police [...]

Maskall Villager’s Death Leaves Shocked Residents with Many Questions

We don’t generally report on cases of suicide, but it is unusual to have deaths occur in a police station, as this one did. Fifty-one-year-old Mario Herrera of Maskall village, [...]

Gavin Courtenay, Son of Eamon, Called to the Bar

Four young men and one woman were called to the Bar of Belize this morning at the Supreme Court. It was a grand occasion, featuring the return of Eastern Caribbean [...]

4 New Attorneys Called Including Magistrate

Joining the younger Courtenay on the roll are Magistrate Carlon Mendoza and two young attorneys out of the Marine Parade Chambers founded by Godfrey Smith. Hector Guerra is from San [...]

P.U.P. Gets No Challengers for Johnny

It’s now official: there are no challengers to People’s United Party leader John Briceño or indeed any others on the unity slate for the National Executive. Today, at four p.m., [...]

26th Time Lucky? Cuba Appeals to U.N. against U.S. Embargo

On November first, at the United Nations General Assembly, the Cuban Government will yet again table a resolution entitled, “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by [...]

Teachers and Government Spar over Aborted PAC Meeting

Did members of the Government boycott the Public Accounts Committee meeting set for Thursday? The Belize National Teachers’ Union believes they did. The meeting was the first opportunity to question [...]

Trim the Fat! M.O.H. Tackles Obesity in Belize

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with PAHO, is taking on obesity in Belize. Globally, obesity is an epidemic and locally while the data is not updated, the Ministry says [...]

Harvest Caye Still ‘Alcatraz’ for FECTAB

Is Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Harvest Caye crippling the tour operators of the Fort Street Tourism Village?  President of FECTAB, Tom Greenwood, says that the NCL ships have taken away about [...]

FECTAB Declares Cruise Crisis

But Greenwood says that tour operators are also hurting from other decisions made by Government agencies. The FECTAB President made a call to the stakeholders involved to save what he [...]

Beware Survey Impersonators

On Thursday night, a Facebook post went viral and the Ministry of Health and Statistical Institute of Belize were in the middle of it. One Facebook user alleges that a [...]

Song Competition Boosts Garifuna Music

The first ever Belize Garifuna Song Competition kicks off tonight at the Bird’s Isle.  From as many as seventeen entries, five musicians have made it to the finals and the [...]

S.S.B. Warned Against Loan to Airport Authority; P.U.P. Agrees

A proposed loan by the Social Security Board to the Belize Airports Authority is making the headlines tonight. The said loan is to finance construction of the Caye Caulker Airstrip [...]

John B. Knocks the Caye Caulker ‘Hustle’

In Friday’s House meeting, Prime Minister Dean Barrow said that the amount being asked for was four million dollars and that the Board had yet to consider it. Meanwhile, Tourism [...]

Bernard Wagner to Lead P.U.P. CitCo Team?

Since the confirmation of the incumbent United Democratic Party’s slate in August, the announcement for the unveiling of the People’s United Party slate in Belize City has been hotly anticipated. [...]

Salary and Employment of B.T.L. C.E.O. ‘Insulting’

By far, C.E.O. of Belize Telemedia Limited Rochus Schreiber’s salary and benefits, amounting to more than seven hundred thousand Belize dollars, is the most paid to anyone in that role [...]

Faye Lin Cannon’s Remaining Siblings Continue to Heal

The battle over custody of the three surviving Cannon siblings continues in the Family Court. They are the younger siblings of the late Faye Lin Cannon, found dead with severe [...]

Franz Parke Case Back to Court on Monday

The Court of Appeal concludes its business for the current term on Friday, but one of its judges is facing a fight to keep his job. Recently appointed Franz Parke [...]

Modest Decrease for Regular Fuel; What Happened to Big Cuts?

Prime Minister Dean Barrow promised a significant fuel price reduction at a press conference, but he asked for a couple days grace for it to happen. According to the Prime [...]

P.U.P. Still Wants Bipartisan Crime Commission; Chester Comes Back

While Social Security dominated this afternoon’s press conference, the first issue raised by P.U.P. Leader John Briceño was crime, which has dominated this week’s news as it has many weeks. [...]

Family Describes Shock of Grandmother’s Shooting Injury; Child Still Hospitalized

A seven-year-old Saint Joseph Primary School student is tonight recovering back at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital from a gunshot wound to the back which exited her abdomen. Malli Herrera [...]

Cardinal Andrews Fighting for Life in K.H.M.H.

As seven-year-old Malli Herrera recovers at the K.H.M.H., Cardinal Andrews continues to fight for his life and remains on a ventilator inside the I.C.U.  The twenty-eight-year-old Belize Water Services employee [...]

San Pedro Man Charged with Attack on Woman

While no one has been detained for either of the shootings in the city, on Ambergris Caye, a construction worker of the San Mateo area of San Pedro Town has [...]