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CitCo H.R. Director’s Vehicle Firebombed; She Says Arson is Linked to Tuesday Terminations

This week’s firings at City Hall have ignited a political firestorm that has morphed into a potentially dangerous situation.  A vehicle belonging to a high ranking official at City Hall [...]

Mayor Spoke of “Re-Organization” in Wake of Transition Report

City Administrator Candice Miller and office manager Lisbeth Butler were among six city council employees who were given their marching papers on Tuesday.  But were the dismissals foretold in Mayor [...]

D.P.M. Says Show Cause for Firings, or it’s Political Victimization

And today when asked about the recent firings at the Belize City Council, Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber echoed the sentiments of the United Democratic Party’s press release earlier this [...]

Months after Alaine Garcia Disappearance, a Murder Charge Laid Against Hattieville Resident

There has been a major development in a missing person case dating back to February of this year, when thirty-five-year-old Alaine Garcia was reported missing. The Hattieville resident was last [...]

Big Drug Bust in West; Weed Abandoned by Fleeing Traffickers

On the heels of the confiscation of some thirty pounds of marijuana in the San Antonio Village, the police department is reporting yet another huge drug bust in the west. [...]

Security Guard Shot in Home Invasion

A fifty-year-old security guard is tonight recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital following a frightening home invasion in the Jane Usher Boulevard area of Belize City. Around one o’clock [...]

Gunmen Sought Revenge for Tyrone Stevens at Eric Mendez’s Home

Two persons are tonight in police custody pending further investigation into a shooting in the Jane Usher Boulevard area of Belize City. Police say that on Monday night, at least [...]

Day 2 of Sunshine Compensation Case

The case of Sunshine Holdings Limited, Dean Boyce and the B.T.L. Employees’ Trust, and the Attorney General continued in the Supreme Court today. After testimony on Wednesday from Financial Secretary [...]

Belize Still Seeks Official Position on Renunciation of Guatemalan Citizenship

Earlier this week, the Elections and Boundaries Department outlined the process for the re-registration exercise set to begin on July first and conclude in December. An area of great concern [...]

Deputy P.M. Expresses Distaste for Activities by Guatemalans in Chiquibul

Friends for Conservation and Development is reporting that the “Yes” vote to the International Court of Justice may have embolden the Guatemalans because since then, they have been increased incursions [...]

Teachers’ Day Celebrations Will Go On

Earlier this week, there was uncertainty on the celebration of National Teachers’ Day. But today, Minister of Education Patrick Faber says there will be.  Faber said that whether the B.N.T.U. [...]

No Deductions for Rally for Government Schools

And what about salaries for those government teachers who rallied in Belmopan in March? Minister Faber says he has received word but nothing official from the different school managements that [...]

D.P.M. Asks U.S. to Explain Incident in Henry County, Georgia

Earlier today, the Deputy Prime Minister Faber was asked to comment about reports that he had been involved in an incident in the United States where he was detained. That [...]

2 Held for Post-Accident Beating; Third Person Sought

Police were also quizzed today about an incident that occurred on April twenty-seventh in Trial Farm Village, Orange Walk in which Demetrio Pott and his brother were beaten badly following [...]

Police to Revise Patrols Following Shootings in Port

Following the recent shootings and murders in south side of Belize City, the police has amped up its patrols and presence in Port Loyola, specifically in the Jane Usher Boulevard [...]

Faith-Based Leaders Meet on AIDS Effort

Belize’s men of faith are meeting with regional authorities as part of the plan to end HIV/AIDS as a chronic disease in the Caribbean by 2030. Today there was a [...]

Following Strides, Caribbean Aims to Eradicate Epidemic by 2020

The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) describes its ambitious strategy for ending HIV/AIDS in about twelve years as “test, treat and defeat.”  Director Dereck Springer says the goal is for [...]

Belize Brewing Company Unveils Chocolate Belikin Stout

The Belize Brewing Company today organized the fourth launch of its popular cacao stout. The seasonal drink is being released in anticipation of the Chocolate Festival in southern Belize. The [...]

Youth Art Exhibition Opens

The Ministry of Education launched an art exhibition today to show off the creative talents of students in the Belize District. This morning, Ministry Education Officials and students gathered at [...]

Nurses Organize Cookout at K.H.M.H.

It’s nurses week and the K.H.M.H. nurses took a little break to celebrate with a cookout competition.  Nurses from Philippines, Jamaica, Guyana, Nigeria, Cuba, and Nicaragua, along with the Belizean [...]

Healthy Living: Getting Rid of Plantar Warts

It is commonly said that one must love a person “warts and all”. While the general advice of accepting flaws may be useful, the more we learn about warts the [...]