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How to Spend 130 Thousand Dollars on a “Free” Concert

Back in February, the Belize City Council, then controlled by the United Democratic Party, hosted a free concert at the B.T.L. Park marking the anniversary of its remodeling. The event [...]

The Woes of the Municipal Airstrip

Millions of dollars, as much as seventeen, were spent on the overhaul of the Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airstrip which was launched with much fanfare in November 2016. But a [...]

Corozal Man Fell Out of Boat, Now Missing

A thirty-year-old mechanic from Paraiso Village in the Corozal District is missing at sea since Wednesday and his family fears the worst. This afternoon, Anna Leticia Revolorio came to News [...]

Search Continues with Eagle Eyes of Coast Guard

Efforts to locate him were immediately conducted by the captain to recover Velasquez, while a ‘man overboard’ distress signal was radioed in to the resort. According to a release issued [...]

Belizean Fisherman Iginio Canto Bacab Remains in Custody in Livingston

As of news time, Belizean fisherman Iginio Canto Bacab of Caledonia, Corozal District, remains in custody in Livingston, Guatemala, charged with illegal capture of lobster. His hearing is set for [...]

Economist Weighs in on Referendum Result

The popular magazine The Economist has weighed in on the results of Guatemala’s referendum on Sunday. Nearly ninety-six percent of participating voters agreed to filing a case at the International [...]

P.M. Barrow, O.A.S.’ Almagro Meet in Washington

The Organization of American States has had a central role in finding a solution to the territorial dispute. As we have been reporting, Guatemala held its referendum on Sunday and [...]

Another PAC Meeting Canceled

During the Budget debate in March, member of the Public Accounts Committee Patrick Faber made note that the last three meetings of the Committee to that point had been canceled. [...]

Barranco Loggers Demand Answers for License Refusals

From the deep south comes a story of unfair treatment in one of Belize’s oldest and most well-known villages. Five residents of the village of Barranco say they have applied [...]

Concerns Leading Up to the Cycling Federation’s Elections

Elections at the Cycling Federation of Belize are scheduled for next Saturday, but there is growing concern that all is not above board. The federation is currently led by former [...]

Honduran Visitor Has Rough Experience: Stabbed and Robbed

A Honduran national visiting Belize was the victim of a vicious attack on Thursday night. Reports are that just before midday police were called out to a bus stop in [...]

Bail for Dumped Shotgun

Ignatius Williams today obtained bail on a charge of possession of a prohibited firearm in the Supreme Court. The twenty-four-year-old, a repeat alleged offender originally from Dangriga, was seen by [...]

2 Teens’ Sex Attackers Charged

Police have made arrests in two separate cases of rape and unlawful sexual intercourse. Twenty-four-year-old William Daniel Carabantes faces charges of rape after a report by an eighteen-year-old female to [...]

Cuba Has New President but Castro Legacy to Continue

The news around the world on Thursday was the installation of the new Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel. He became Cuba’s first leader sans the Castro surname in over fifty years. [...]

Cuba to Continue Aid to CARICOM

What does a new leader mean for the CARICOM region which depends heavily on Cuba for health, education and other forms of aid? According to Ambassador Lissette Perez, the regional [...]

Relations with Washington Remain Cool

Ambassador Lissette Perez also spoke about the Cuba-U.S. relations in light of a new leader. She said that while Cuba remains open to relations with the U.S., they will not [...]

UWI University Singers in Belize for Major Anniversaries

The University of the West Indies is celebrating its seventieth anniversary with a bang. University Singers are in Belize to mark the occasion with the UWI Belize Open Campus. The [...]

The Search for Next Miss Belize Begins

The Miss Universe Organization started the search for its Belizean beauty ambassador to represent Belize in the 2018 Miss Universe Pageant. The auditions, which started today and continues on Saturday, [...]