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Belmopan City Council Defends Sale of Hilltop to Chinese Businessman

The Hilltop headquarters of the Public Service Union in Belmopan was sold off a month ago unknown to them. The new owner is a Chinese businessman from the north who [...]

Mayor Says P.S.U. Never Returned to Negotiating Table

According to Mayor Belisle, were the P.S.U. to have honored the agreement, a significant portion of what is outstanding would have been cleared.  The property, which was valued at no [...]

CitCo Open to Help Identify New Land for PSU Headquarters

Mayor Belisle did not confirm if the land was paid for in cash and neither could he provide details as to how Xin Ni was aware of that the land [...]

Atlantic International Bank Limited Denies Any Wrongdoing

Atlantic International Bank Limited denies any wrongdoing. The bank was named in a civil complained lodge in the U.S. courts after the Federal Trade Commission shut down the multimillion-dollar ‘Sanctuary [...]

Emerson Eaghan Freed of Murder Charge

He was charged with murder in 2009, but tonight, twenty-seven-year-old Emerson Eaghan is a free man. He walked free on Monday following a decision by Supreme Court Justice, Colin Williams.  [...]

Battle over Battle of the Drums Venue in PG

The annual Battle of the Drums Competition, aside from Garifuna Settlement Day, is one of the most anticipated events on the November calendar.  Every year, hundreds of spectators travel down [...]

Cooler Heads Prevail Over Battle of the Drums Controversy

Late this evening, Minister of Culture Patrick Faber intervened in the matter, giving verbal assurance to the secretariat that the fees being charged by the National Sports Council will be [...]

RTA Claims a Life in Toledo

A man was knocked down and killed on Monday evening in the Toledo District. Police say Francisco Sis, a resident of San Marcos Village, was crossing the southern highway between [...]

A Game of Political Chess between Patrick Faber and John Saldivar

Both John Saldivar and Patrick Faber want to assume leadership of the United Democratic Party when Prime Minister Dean Barrow vacates the post.  Saldivar and Faber have been running a [...]

Dealing with Diabetes and Blindness

Known as one of the most deadly non-communicable diseases, diabetes can cause an array of life complications. One of those complications is diabetic retinopathy, or simply, blindness.  Today, the Ministry [...]

‘Express Yuh Self with Rights’

For the past two years we’ve been reporting on a volunteer group called the Convention on the Rights of the Child Ambassadors. They represent an arm of the National Committee [...]

Establishing Rugby in Belize

Football, basketball and track and field are sports that are well known in Belize among athletes and aficionados. Now there is rugby, a discipline that is physically and mentally challenging [...]

Belize Versus Guatemala in Rugby International Friendly

The Belize national rugby team is currently preparing to face off against the national team from Guatemala on November twenty-fifth at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. After [...]

Entrepreneurship Road Show Kicks Off

Thinking of a business idea, creating a business plan and transforming that plan into a real and viable business can be difficult to successfully accomplish. With the aim to create [...]

CitCo Hosts a Women’s Empowerment & Leadership Session

The Belize City Council partnered with the Global Entrepreneurship Network to host a Women’s Empowerment and Leadership session to help build the capacity of female entrepreneurs. It is part of [...]

The Secret Behind Being A Successful Business Owner

The Global Entrepreneurship Network works along with men, women and children and fosters entrepreneurial skills. The session also featured several successful career women such as Attorney Margaret McKenzie and Carpe [...]

C.C.J. Declares Guyana ‘Cross Dressing’ Law Unconstitutional

Today, the Caribbean Court of Justice handed down a landmark decision that may have effects in countries who have subscribed to the C.C.J.  The C.C.J. ruled that the law in [...]

A Donation for BERT to Teach Students CPR Techniques

BERT received a much needed donation of six thousand dollars courtesy of Smart at its offices off Coney Drive today. But the donation was not for ambulatory services or to [...]

P.S.U. Headquarters is Sold Off to Asian Businessman by Belmopan CitCo

The Public Service Union is confirming that its headquarters and land in Belmopan have been secretly sold off on the cheap and the union is not taking it quietly. The [...]

Cooler Heads Prevail! B.N.T.U. and Minister of Education Meet

The Belize National Teachers Union, five days after marching on Belmopan in protest of the Ministry of Education, has met with Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and cooler heads seem [...]

Will Teachers’ Pay Get Docked After Demonstration?

Will protesting teachers be docked a day’s pay for last Wednesday’s demonstration?  Senator Elena Smith told the media that it is their hope that the respective managements will not deduct [...]

Patrick Faber Points Finger at Media for Ministry/B.N.T.U. Miscommunication

Interestingly, the Minister of Education blamed the media for, (Quote) “stirring the mud between the union and government.” (Unquote)  Faber also says that the meeting was amicable and cordial.  Both [...]

American National Sues over “Sanctuary Belize” Multimillion-Dollar Scam

On November eighth, the Federal Trade Commission revealed that a multimillion-dollar real estate scam had been operating in Belize for fifteen years. The scam was swiftly shutdown by the F.T.C., [...]

Scammed Investors Won Case against Sittee River Wildlife Reserve

The case brought against Sittee River Wildlife Reserve by Colleen Strom over the Sanctuary Bay scam was not the first and might certainly not be the last. Previous to Strom’s [...]

Central Bank of Belize Looking Into the Scam

The U.S. indictment named several persons and companies as it relates to a civil complaint lodged against Sanctuary Belize, Andris Pukke and other associates including Atlantic International Bank Limited.  It’s [...]