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Norman Slusher Acquitted of Barbershop Murder Despite Oral Confession

In the Supreme Court today, there was a murder acquittal. Twenty-eight-year-old Norman Slusher was freed of the murder of Jason Canto. Canto, who was getting a trim at Dale’s Barber [...]

Belize City’s Mayor Bradley Heads for Exit, Handing over to City Admin

The Belize City Council dissolves at the end of the month, exactly one week after nominations from political parties take place in a bid to succeed the present administration.  February [...]

Why Administrators of Municipalities Should Be Secure

In respect of controversial renewal of Miller’s four-year contract, Mayor Bradley says that despite not agreeing on whether city administrators and directors fall under the category of C.E.O.s or permanent [...]

The Belize City Council’s Record from 2015 to 2018, Annotated

Most of the current councilors have been serving since Zenaida Moya’s administration at City Hall. So with the transition process underway, in what state will Mayor Bradley’s successor inherit 109 [...]

Contractor General Out of Contract

In January, the government withdrew the motion for the re-appointment of Contractor General Godwin Arzu in the Senate after objections were raised by the Opposition. It is from the Office of [...]

NEMO to Return South with Assistance for Flooded Out Farmers

The corn and beans crop planted late last year by villagers in the Toledo District, particularly San Benito Poite, was wiped out this past weekend by flooding. Villagers are staring [...]

Ministry of Health Gives Update on Measles Threat

The Ministry of Health has been monitoring measles in the region. While to date there are only two confirmed reported cases of the viral infection in Guatemala and Antigua, health [...]

B.D.F. Driver Fined in 2013 Traffic Accident

There was another case before the Supreme Court today. Hubert Martinez, Belize Defence Force civilian driver, avoided jail time after pleading guilty, but was assessed a total of ten thousand [...]

On Valentine’s, Olympiad Teaches A.C.C. Students to Love Math

The third annual Math Olympiad was held today in Belize City to test the ability of participating students in formulating answers to rigorous mathematical questions.  Taking off from the defunct [...]

Sugar Researchers Take to Skies for Survey

The use of drones and lidar technology for mapping were not previously available for farming practices, but it is now here and replacing old methods of surveying in the sugar [...]

Julio the Croc Deported from Ambergris to Ladyville

Julio, an American crocodile, was relocated today from San Pedro to ACES Sanctuary in Ladyville. He’s a huge croc that was creating a lot of disturbance in a community in [...]

A Playground at St. John’s Anglican

The Rotary Clubs of Edmonton, Canada and Belize gifted the Saint John’s Anglican School with a playground.  The outdoor recreational space is fitted with swings, slides and ladders for the [...]

Dangriga Youth Footballer Headed to U.S.

A young Belizean left for the U.S. today on a short program to play soccer in Phoenix, Arizona. Demille Flores is a fourteen-year-old second form student from Dangriga. He is [...]

“Remember You Are Dust:” the Meaning of Ash Wednesday

Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day, but also, though only coincidentally, today is Ash Wednesday. It marks the official start of the season of Lent, which runs to Easter time which this [...]

Old Northern Highway Villages Get Fresh Water

Just shy of two years ago, residents of Maskall in the Belize District welcomed the start of an upgrade to their water system that was more than thirty years in [...]

Crooked Tree Causeway Set for End of Year Re-Do

On the other side of the Philip Goldson Highway, the Crooked Tree Road and Causeway is expected to receive significant upgrades, improving the lives of residents who have faced challenges [...]