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Butane Prices to Go Up, But Not Till March

Brace yourself for another increase in butane prices. That’s the official word from the government following eight days of negotiations with Liquid Petroleum Gas Importers: BWEL, Gas Tomza and Zeta [...]

Guatemala Gets Its Way: O.A.S.’ Magdalena Talamas Exits

There have been developments in respect of relations with Guatemala. Special Representative of the O.A.S. Secretary General for Belize-Guatemala Affairs, Magdalena Talamas, has been reassigned from her post at the [...]

Showdown at the Border in Guat Journalist’s Own Words

Still on Guatemala…a journalist Rigoberto Escobar Lopez who claims he was assaulted on Tuesday at the adjacency zone at the western border is taking his case to the Guatemalan Human [...]

Benefit Concert for Fire Victims this Weekend

As many as thirty-eight persons, adults and children, have been left homeless due to raging fires in Belize City. This weekend, twenty-five artists and fifteen DJ’s are coming together in [...]

10 Years On, F.C.D. Recounts Shifts in Illegal Activity in Chiquibul

Over the years, we’ve reported on the work of the Friends for Conservation and Development and the illegal activities of Guatemalans inside the Chiquibul. We’ve documented the incursions and the [...]

Arrest Made in Death of Alfredo Cowo

Thirty-three-year-old San Pedrano William Godoy has been formally arrested and charged for the murder of Alfredo Cowo. Cowo was killed on Tuesday morning as he sat in a golf cart [...]

Blaming Police for Shootings ‘Irresponsible’, Chides Foreign Minister

A string of unrelated, fatal shootings across the country, involving police officers and allegations of their participation in these incidents, has given the department another black-eye.  The most recent cases [...]

Guinea Grass Man Charged for Drugs, Contraband

Guadalupe Reymundo Flores, a labourer of Guinea Grass village, Orange Walk was charged for drug trafficking and also faces a Customs case after a major bust was made this morning [...]

Sports Council Seeks Compromise with Footballers on M.C.C. Use

For the past several weeks, there has been controversy brewing over the use of the football pitch at the MCC Grounds.  The sporting facility is utilized for a number of [...]

U.B. Responds to Graduation Crisis

Earlier this year, we reported on the concerns of some students from the University of Belize, who had completed their programs at the institution in July and December 2017, but [...]

Winston Gordon Charged in Camalote RTA

Belmopan police have charged the driver involved in the collision death of Leonte Ampie of Unitedville, Cayo District last December. There was a collision at Mile fifty on the George [...]

U.S. Warns Against Increased Crime for American Tourists

Despite the hopes of Belizean officials that Belize’s vote against the U.S. over Jerusalem at the United Nations would not have repercussions; there are two instances in which the giant [...]

Court’s Ex Parte Order Separates Mom, Daughter

A six-year-old girl and her mother were separated by police on Thursday afternoon after the Belize Family Court granted an interim order of custody to the child’s father. The case [...]

Family Court Complaints Increase

Vasquez contends that neither the attorney nor her daughter were called prior to the impromptu afternoon court session, and thus lost their chance to tell their side of the story. [...]

Who Will Be Miss Ecumenical?

Simultaneous fundraising activities are underway at the Ecumenical High School in Dangriga. Today, a team traveled from the south to Belize City to spread the word on its mission to [...]

S.C. Ecumenical Offers Wingle in Raffle

Meanwhile, the teachers over at the college are also giving you an opportunity of a lifetime – ten dollars to win a 2017 Great Wall Wingle pickup, valued at thirty-five [...]

10 Years On: Memories of the Great Andy Palacio

A decade ago, one of Belize’s finest artists died: Andy Palacio, who placed Belize on the international music charts transitioned at the peak of his musical career.  His cultural music, [...]