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Foreign Minister Wants Media to Stop ‘Obsession’ with Sarstoon Protocol

But even before Guatemala’s referendum on April fifteenth, questions were raised in a lawsuit in Guatemala’s Constitutional Court about the validity of the 2008 Special Agreement and 2015 amendment. The [...]

Belize, Peru Sign Cooperation Agreement

Fresh off the recent Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington and Peruvian Ambassador to Belize Jorge Roman Morey, based in El Salvador, signed a special [...]

The Results of the Summit of the Americas

Belize was represented at the eighth Summit of the Americas by both Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington and Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte. This triennial meeting of members of the [...]

Teen Girl Charged for Near-Fatal Stabbing is Remanded

Nineteen-year-old Renesha Alvarez is behind bars tonight, charged with dangerous harm against her domestic partner, who is in a critical but stable condition at the hospital. Alvarez is accused of [...]

Security Guard Accused of Sex with Schoolgirl Out on Bail

He is accused of a sensitive crime, but tonight, twenty-seven-year-old Ryan Neal is out on bail on a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse and grievous harm. Neal is accused of [...]

U.D.P. CitCo Didn’t Pay Taxes, Social Security

On Thursday, Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner held a press conference at City Hall to share with the media findings from a transition report that was commissioned upon the new [...]

Successors at City Hall Fear Cash Crunch

During the past two terms of the U.D.P. city council, large sums of money were borrowed for the construction of streets across the city.  Those projects were funded with the [...]

Port of Belize Gets New Area for Quarantine Treatment

Today, the Ministry of Agriculture officially opened a quarantine treatment arch at the Port of Belize in Belize City. The new arch is part of a wider effort done across [...]

Forum to Discuss Response to Gender-Based Violence and Trafficking in Persons

Last November a project tackling official responses to gender based violence and trafficking in persons was launched. Supported by the U.S. Embassy through the Central American Regional Security Initiative, it [...]

Peruvian Photographer Featured in Exhibition

At this hour, an exhibition called “La Mirada de Chambi” is opening at the Mexican Institute in Belize City.  It is a photography collection by Peruvian artist Martin Chambi which [...]

Mexico’s Great Artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Featured on Exhibition Tour

The “Diego y Frida” exhibition is on a tour across Belize. Last September, the exhibition opened at the Mexican Institute in Belize City and now it is in San Ignacio [...]

CitCo Reveals Heavy Misspending by Previous Administration

For the past three weeks, Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner has been hinting at the gross wastage of public funds at City Hall, during the time of the previous city [...]

Contractor Paid Within Hours of P.U.P. Election Victory

Perhaps equally as astounding was the processing of payment to one Belize City contractor in the immediate aftermath of the March seventh municipal elections.  An invoice in the sum of [...]

Administrator’s Contract a “Reward” for Management

Of particular interest is that the expenses incurred by the Public Relations Department, as well as the office responsible for parks and playgrounds, kept mounting annually, with little or no [...]

Kemmar Wade is Latest City murder Victim

A twenty-seven-year-old customer service representative was ambushed and killed on Wednesday night in Belize City.  Kemmar Edgar Wade was shot to the back of his head, rib cage, and left [...]

Trio Still on the Run for Oscar Rosado Murder

Businessman Oscar Rosado Senior was laid to rest today following funeral services in Belize City. But according to police, the hunt for his killers goes on. Three persons are sought [...]

Cops Also Seeking Killer of Patrick Crossdale

Fifty-five-year-old Patrick Crossdale, a Jamaican national residing in the Monument Site area of Dangriga Town, was ambushed on his way home on Tuesday near the Gulisi Primary School. A single [...]

Police Say Sample Taken from Downed Jet

The suspected drug plane that was found on the San Estevan/Progresso Road early on Tuesday morning has been removed and flown to the B.D.F. Air Wing across from the Phillip [...]

No Word on Fate of City Administrator; Councilors Restricted to Policy

Embattled City Administrator Candice Miller remains on suspension until early May when she is to return to office at City Hall.  The revelations of extravagance under her watch makes for [...]

Belizeans First for City Concerts

Last Friday, the cost of the February tenth concert at B.T.L. Park, billed as a free entertainment event for the public, made headlines when it was disclosed that a whopping [...]

Brandon Cattouse Handed Provisional Suspension after Failed Drug Test

Cycling has been big in the news this week as the upcoming elections for the Cycling Federation were announced to be postponed. Tonight, there is more news to report from [...]

1 of 3 Corozal Prisoners Recaptured; Policeman also Charged

Nineteen-year-old Johnito Matus, one of three charged for burglary offenses, managed to hack his way out of the Corozal Police Station holding cell two weeks ago. Also going at large [...]

New Charges for ATM Theft Trio

In January a trio of Mexican nationals, including a husband and wife, were arraigned in the courts for theft of tens of thousands of dollars from two of several Atlantic [...]

Westar Cheque Cashers Sought

A Roaring Creek businessman has been robbed of over seventeen thousand dollars. According to the owner of Westar Gas Station in Roaring Creek, fifty-six-year-old Nelson Gallardo, sometime between March twenty-ninth [...]

2 Acquitted in Robbery

Two Belize City men, accused of robbery and wounding, were set free of the charges today after the complainant did not show up to the Magistrate’s Court. Twenty-six-year-old Matthew Smith, [...]