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Patrick Faber Defends NICH Prez: but CWU Also Comes Out Against Sapna Budhrani

NICH President, Sapna Budhrani, has come under fire for her performance, or lack of it, at the job she took over in April.  Earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister [...]

Patrick Faber: Shyne Barrow Not an Employee of NICH

But has the musical ambassador lost his place in challenging the appointment of Budhrani by the DPM, who is a senior member of the United Democratic Party, which he wants [...]

What’s G.O.B. Gonna Do About RADO Suspension?

The Regional Anti-Doping Organization has suspended Belize’s National Anti-Doping Organization.  This happened on August fourteenth, following another absence by Belize’s rep Doctor Michael Pitts at a meeting of the Advisory [...]

Faber Confirms Situation at Gwen Liz; Teachers to be Affected

Minister of Education Patrick Faber confirmed today that a number of teachers will not be returning to the classrooms at Gwen Lizarraga High School. That high school, which falls within [...]

What’s the Fate of Lorna McKay as Gwen Liz Principal?

Gwen Lizarraga High School remains in disarray, despite a new school year kicking off on Monday.  That disorganized state is due in part to a protracted issue involving Principal Lorna [...]

A Woman is Latest Victim of Early Morning Home Invasion in West Landivar

Turning to crime…a twenty-four-year-old woman is the latest victim of an aggravated burglary which happened during the predawn hours of this morning.  The young lady, a legal assistant employed by [...]

Eugene Tillett Charged for Robbery of Elderly Bank Customer

Investigators have not recovered any of the money stolen from seventy-nine-year-old Harold Williams at his home on Monday afternoon.  They have, nonetheless, made significant inroads in catching up with one [...]

Police Shoot a Mentally Challenged Machete-Man in Seine Bight

Seine Bight police shot a mentally challenged, machete-wielding man this morning after he turned his cutlass on an arresting officer.  Zebedee Morter was shot in the right forearm after he [...]

P.U.P.’s Jose Mai Says Taiwan’s Rice Donation Will Hurt Local Producers

Taiwan’s rice donation on Wednesday has some local rice producers up in arms. This is according to the P.U.P.’s Orange Walk South Area Representative, Jose Abelardo Mai.  Mai says he [...]

Minister Anthony Martinez Defends Taiwan’s Rice Donation

Defending Taiwan’s rice donation was Minister Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez. The Minister says that anyone would prefer cash donation but in this case, the ten thousand bags of rice was donated [...]

A Vehicle is Impounded Following Weekend Double Murder in Orange Walk

Junior Triminio was laid to rest on Wednesday in his hometown of Orange Walk.  His memorial service and funeral procession was attended by family and friends, including close associates who [...]

3 Prisoners on the Run, Following Escape from Independence Lockup

A trio of suspected burglars is on the lam tonight, having escaped from lawful custody on Wednesday in Independence Village.  Selvin Linares, Gregory Flowers and Kendale Flores absconded during a [...]

PC Moreira Faces Disciplinary Tribunal for Contraband Beers

Police Constable Godfrey Moreira is facing internal discipline after being fined a hefty sum by the Customs Department for a stash of contraband beer found in his possession on August [...]

Municipal Fair is Back on September Celebrations’ Calendar

The Municipal Fair is back on the list of events for the September Celebrations Calendar following a meeting between Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner. [...]

No Room for Politics in Municipal Fair

There’s a perception that the United Democratic Party focuses on the tenth, while the People’s United Party concentrates on independence. So was that political divide at play between the Belize [...]

Recyclers Are Gifted School Bags for the New School Year

The Belize Solid Waste Management Authority made its annual donation to about twenty-two recyclers. In the small token of appreciation, each recycler received one school-bag with supplies. While gifting a [...]

500 School Bags for Belize City Children

Summer is winding down and parents have begun making all preparations to fully equip their children for the new school year. For some parents, this is a challenge given their [...]

Mexicans to Train Belizeans in Hospitality Services

Today, the Mexican Embassy in Belize signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Belize Tourism Industry Association to cooperate on training local hospitality workers to offer better services in the [...]

Healthy Living: Working Moms Who Successfully Breastfeed

If you’re expecting or a new mom, you may have noticed that breastfeeding – specifically exclusive breastfeeding – is being promoted all over. Celebrities, health officials, all the baby sites [...]