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A Stevedore is Executed on His Way Home from Port

There was an execution in the city early on Tuesday night but stevedore, Raymond Arnold did not survive the second attempt on his life. At about seven-thirty after completing his [...]

Chief Justice dismisses PUP’s San Pedro Election Petition

Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin today dismissed an election petition brought by the People’s United Party against the San Pedro Town Council, affirming the results of the March seventh elections results. [...]

Attorney Estevan Perrera: This Was Both a Moral and Legal Win

Mayor Daniel Guerrero and his team were represented by Attorney Estevan Perrera. Following the C.J.’s ruling, Perrera told the press that the law recognizes that errors and minor miscalculations would [...]

Lost at Sea for 25 days – Three Jamaicans drifted into Belizean Waters

Three Jamaicans who drifted for twenty-five days at sea were lucky to dock in Ambergris Caye on Thursday morning. The men, twenty-three-year-old Romeo Lewis, forty-four-year-old Karma Beckford and fifty-year-old Noel [...]

No New Concession for Auto Rental Business Says Tracy Taegar-Panton

The auto rental business qualifies for fiscal incentives; that’s according to the Ministry of Trade and Economic Development. An article in another sector of the media reported today that the [...]

National Sports Council Wants $5K from OWTC to Use People’s Stadium for Fiestarama

For residents of Orange Walk and others, Fiestarama is one of the most anticipated and biggest event in the municipality. This year, the municipal fair has been scheduled to take [...]

Will Fiestarama Be Cancelled?

According to Deputy Mayor Ian Cal, the revenues generated from Fiestarama are used to fund a summer program for youth in the municipality. He says that if the National Sports [...]

Fifteen Year Old Elan White Missing

The family of Elan White, a fifteen-year-old student from Ladyville, needs assistance in locating the young man. Elan, according to his mother Shamalin White, left home on third of July [...]

Belize remains on Tier Three in respect of human trafficking

Belize remains on Tier Three in respect of human trafficking. A report by the State Department knocks the government for not fully meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of [...]

Drug Bust in Teakettle

On Thursday, police seized one hundred and nineteen grams of cannabis from a Teakettle resident in the Cayo District. During a patrol in the village, police spotted twenty-five year old [...]

Special Sitting of the CCJ Held in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

A second Special Sitting of the Caribbean Court of Justice was held today in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This was the first time that the C.C.J. sat in Saint [...]

A Summer Camp for Robotics and Coding

A robotics and computer coding camp wrapped up today at the Samuel Haynes Institute in Belize City. Thirty kids between the ages of eleven and fourteen were selected to learn [...]

Chamber to P.M., “The seemingly ‘insoluble’ is rather very much ‘soluble’.”

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry admonished the Government back in June for the exceedingly high fuel taxes. Prime Minister Barrow later responded saying that taxes weren’t going down. In [...]

Hijos del West Marimba Group Goes to Taiwan

Hijos del West Marimba Group left Belize today for a month-long performance in Taiwan. The group out of Benque Viejo del Carmen was invited to attend the Yilan International Children’s [...]

A Mexican Orchestra in Belize

The Philharmonic Orchestra of Xalapa in Mexico is in Belize tonight putting on a twentieth anniversary show. The fifty-member orchestra says that the milestone celebration will feature a single show [...]

Four Ladies Vying for Ms Indian Cultural Pageant.

Four young ladies are vying for the title of the fifth annual Miss Indian Cultural Pageant. It is a pageant that aims to raise awareness and appreciation for East Indians [...]

Daughter Grazed During Gunfire in Belize City

Two females came under gunfire on Wednesday night in the south side of Belize City. The city has been silent of gunfire for days, but around seven-thirty p.m., up to [...]

Belizean Businessman Busted in Melchor Pulls Out His Guatemalan Documents During Court Appearance

A Belizean businessman who also holds Guatemalan citizenship is being held in Guatemala following an overnight raid in Melchor de Mencos on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we reported that thirty-three-year-old Francisco [...]

Minors Behind Belize City Home Invasion on Pitter Street

There were two robberies and a home invasion in less than twenty-four hours in the Old Capital, beginning late on Tuesday night and into Wednesday afternoon. As we’ve reported, armed [...]

Charged for Shocking Double Murder, Milton Maza and Eli Lopez Avila Stand Trial

At least twenty-nine persons are on a witness list in the trial against the two accused men in the bloody stabbing of Attorney Richard Stuart and his wife, Maria. This [...]

Cardenas’ Cotton Case Against Chad Settled

Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel did not have to make a ruling in a civil suit brought against businessman Chad Eckert. That’s because the parties managed to put their differences [...]

Chad Eckert Agrees to Drop Criminal Case Against Gustavo Cardenas

During the dispute between Gustavo Cardenas and Chad Eckert, Cardenas reportedly removed the cotton and seed to another location away from the farm. This prompted Eckert to file a criminal [...]

Improved Benque/Melchor Border Crossing is Inaugurated Out West

It took two months to clean up a long standing problem at the western border where pedestrian and vehicular traffic, as well as illegal activities, were posing persistent challenges to [...]

A B.D.F. Outpost to Overlook the Western Border is in the Offing

Today’s ceremony at the western border was twofold.  Not only was the Benque/Melchor facility inaugurated, ground was also broken for the construction of a Belize Defense Force outpost atop a [...]

Traffic Officer Busted with over 12 Pounds of Weed

A traffic officer was busted with weed on Wednesday on the George Price Highway. Police at the checkpoint at mile four detected the city council employee traveling on motorcycle carrying [...]