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CitCo Fires 6 including City Administrator Candice Miller

Two months after first entering office, the Belize City Council has begun clearing house, starting at the very top.  News Five has confirmed that there were six terminations by the [...]

Honduras Stops Ship with Cocaine Cargo Headed to Belize

We have been reporting on the frequency of suspected drug planes – at least seven since November 2017 – landing in northern and central Belize. The abandoned planes are usually [...]

5 Belizeans Held for Not Declaring Money Allegedly Tainted by Drugs

There’s another bust that has given Belize a black eye in the international press. A judge in El Salvador has ordered further detention for seven persons, including five Belizeans, who [...]

Dean Galvez to Court for Murder of Roni Casasola

A Saint Matthew’s villager was escorted by police to a courtroom in Belmopan this morning and arraigned for murder. Twenty-one-year-old Dean Galvez was well-known to murder victim, Roni Casasola who [...]

Mom Mourns Only Son Habib Hajjara, Lost to Gun Violence

Thirty-six-year-old Habib Hajjara was ruthlessly done away with inside his taxicab on Sunday morning when someone shot him at point-blank multiple times while driving his vehicle along Mahogany Street.  The [...]

Eric Mendez Charged in Attempted Murder of Tyrone Stevens

An air-conditioning technician is accused of the attempted murder of a Belize City man on Sunday. Thirty-eight-year-old Tyrone Stevens remains in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, but he has identified [...]

Where Will the Teachers Be on Teachers’ Day?

Teachers Day is quickly approaching; this year, the activities are intended to step up to a national celebration which will bring six thousand teachers from all over the country under [...]

O.W. on Alert after Fish Kill Exposed in New River

Residents of Orange Walk Town and surrounding villages are on alert tonight as the New River has suffered another fish kill. Hundreds of river fish such as tilapia and tarpon [...]

Education Continues, But No National Position on I.C.J. for B.N.T.U.

The Belize National Teachers Union says it will not influence the decision of its membership on whether the unfounded territorial claim Guatemala has over Belize should be taken to the [...]

Why Teachers are Tit-for-Tat on Salary Deductions

On March twenty-second, hundreds of primary and secondary school teachers from across the country gathered in Belmopan to march on Independence Hill.  While the annual budget was being debated inside [...]

Teachers Got Time Off for Women’s Rally

According to the union senator, management did not hesitate to grant teachers and students the day off to participate in the biennial Twenty Thousand Strong rally.  When it came to [...]

Referees Suspended for Error on Penalty in Premier League Semifinal

Two referees have been suspended from officiating football games in Belize. The B.D.F. Football Club has filed a protest against a decision made in a most recent match of the [...]

A Stop to Championship Would Have Financial Costs

Sanctions aside, Chuc says that there is a legal process to the protest made by B.D.F. Football Club.  Immediately following the game on April twenty-ninth, the military team—as is mandated—filed [...]

Belize Welcomes Potential Cacao Investors from Belgium, Netherlands

Today, the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service is hosting an inbound mission from Belgium and the Netherlands that is here to learn about the cacao industry and explore opportunities [...]

Coaches Receive Training from F.F.B.

Thirty-two football coaches from across the country converged at the F.F.B. Headquarters in Belmopan for day-one of a week-long FIFA training course to improve the sport in Belize. German Instructor [...]

FIFA, F.F.B. to Install Synthetic Pitches in Belmopan and Belize City

While speaking with F.F.B. President Sergio Chuc, we also found out about some mega projects that the federation has in the pipeline. These include the refurbishing of the F.F.B. stadium [...]

Library Hosts Collection for Late Olatunji Balogun

Today, the family of Olatunji Balogun handed over a collection of his work to the Leo Bradley Library in Belize City.  Balogun, who died last year at seventy years old, [...]

Gov’t, I.D.B. Shake Hands on Loan for Climate Change Project

On Monday, the Government of Belize and the Inter-American Development Bank signed a ten million U.S. dollar loan contract. The monies will be used to reduce Belize’s vulnerability to climate [...]

Contract Signed for Airport Link Road

The Government of Belize also signed a contract with CISCO Construction Limited, for a little over thirty-four million dollars for the construction of the Airport Link Road.  The proposal includes the construction [...]