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Stake Bank Cruise Port to Break Ground in August

The Stake Bank Cruise Port is finally getting off almost a decade after it was first conceived and introduced by developer Michael Feinstein.  The proposal to construct a cruise ship [...]

Stake Bank to Proceed Without Controversial Causeway

The project will see the employment of hundreds of local laborers in erecting the twin piers, as well as the structures on the island.  Once completed, however, Stake Bank will [...]

Is the Proposed Cayo Rosario Development Massive?

In another tourism development, two months ago we reported on the proposed development at Cayo Rosario in San Pedro. Tourism stakeholders, fishermen and residents are opposed to the development of [...]

David Gegg’s GST Appeal Case Heard by the CCJ

A peculiar case was argued before the Caribbean Court of Justice today. It boils down to whether or not local tour operators must pay GST though cruise lines are exempted.  [...]

S.C. Eamon Courtenay: This is Not a Case of Tax Avoidance

Representing David Gegg and his two companies is Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay.  Courtenay made the point that this is not a case in which Gegg is avoiding to pay tax, [...]

Week Two of Re-registration: 35,951 More Applications Submitted

There are some hitches in the ongoing mass registration exercise, but indications are that the flow of electors is steady.  In the week of July eighth and fourteenth, nineteen thousand [...]

An Update on Choice Bank’s Crippling Afflictions

Late this evening, the Central Bank of Belize issued a statement with updates to the predicament that Choice Bank finds itself in. According to the Central Bank of Belize, liquidator [...]

Shane Vellos says Cop Broke His Arm!

Shane Vellos says Placencia Police locked him up last Thursday evening because someone named him in a theft. The twenty-one-year-old says that he was wrongly accused and later released without [...]

A Caretaker is Charged for the Predawn Burglary of Portofino on Ambergris Caye

Portofino Resort on northern Ambergris Caye was burglarized in the predawn hours of Sunday, the thief making off with a pair of strong boxes containing sixteen thousand dollars in various [...]

Cayo Central Area Rep. Says Naturalized Guats. Should be Allowed to Re-register

It is likely that the latest re-registration figures released by the Elections and Boundaries Department include applications submitted by naturalized Guatemalans. As the process continues, several groups are opposing the [...]

Rene Montero Says ‘Yes’ To the ICJ

We also asked Cayo Central Area Representative, Rene Montero, whether he supports taking the Belize Guatemalan dispute for resolution by the International Court of Justice. It is no secret that [...]

The Race for UDP Leadership Intensifies

The race for leadership of the United Democratic Party has been ramped up with Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar putting together a fantasy league of U.D.P. standard bearers ahead of [...]

7th Cohort of Belize Bank Scholarship Recipients are Recognized

A group of twenty students and their families gathered today at the Radisson Fort George Hotel in Belize City. The happy occasion was the award of the Belize Bank scholarships [...]

Gusty Winds Flip Tropic Air’s Plane in Guatemalan Airport

An airplane belonging to Tropic Air was flipped by gusty winds in Guatemala. Reports from Peten are that strong winds caused the plane, which was parked at the Mundo Maya [...]

Shaphan Domingo Needs Your Help!

Shaphan Domingo was only twenty years old when he was shot four times. One of the bullets hit his spine and left him paralyzed and eventually he lost both legs. [...]

K4 Donates Footwear to Liberty Children’s Home

Young children living at Liberty Home will be benefitting from a generous donation from K-Four, a U.S. based organization with roots in Belize.  The facility provides a safe home for [...]

KTV the Remix; What It Takes to Keep Your Favourite Singer

Momentum is building up for tonight’s KTV Remix which gets underway at eight-thirty tonight at the Bliss. Now, the show promises to be a nail-biter because this early in the [...]