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Mass Firings of Teachers at Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda

There has been a mass firing of teachers at the Saint Peter Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda. As many as nine teachers, who represent ninety percent of the teaching [...]

Decision Was Unilaterally Made by Chair and Treasurer

The decision was unilaterally taken by the Board of Saint Peter Claver College Extension. But that board consists of only the Chair, Lisel Alamilla and the treasurer, Mark Miller.  The [...]

PG Adjunct Teachers to be Replaced

Alamilla became chairperson of the institution back in November of 2017 and since then, the student population has doubled. There have also been various improvements at the facility. She contends [...]

Arana Family Awarded over $200K

The Supreme Court has handed down a hefty fine on Orange Walk South area representative Abelardo Mai to pay over two hundred and twenty thousand dollars in damages to the [...]

Justice’s Ruling Was Monumental, Here’s why:

Today’s ruling was monumental. It sets a new precedence in amounts to be paid to grieving families in Belize for fatal traffic accidents. Attorney Sheena Pitts explained that the conventional [...]

Murder Charge against ‘BSAG Eight’ Dismissed

Eight lawmen jointly charged for murdering forty-six-year-old Ariel Audinette had the charges dismissed this morning when they appeared in the Orange Walk Magistrate Court.  Police officer Lennart Cajun; B.D.F. soldiers [...]

Prosecution Was Waiting for Further Instructions from D.P.P. Office

According to attorney Oscar Selgado, the Crown told the court that the case file is not ready because the prosecution has not received further instructions from the Office of the [...]

NICH Prez to be Reinstated; Internal Auditor Terminated

The Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber will be holding a press conference on Thursday where he will be asked about the situation at the National Institute of Culture and History. [...]

Calling on All ‘San Pedranos’ to Help Fight Off Sargassum Attack

The San Pedro Town Council has declared the sargassum beaching a natural disaster and is calling on its residents to come out on Thursday and Friday for a massive cleanup. [...]

Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission Holds Consultations to Draft Land Tenure Policy

For the past two days, the Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission has been meeting with consultants to develop a draft of a Maya Customary Land Tenure Policy.  On Tuesday, the [...]

While Maya People May Not Agree with Process, Goal is the Same

But the Maya Leaders Alliance and the Toledo Alcalde Association have often complained of not being included in the discussion and that government doesn’t show the political will to respect [...]

IMF Preliminary Findings Published

A team from the International Monetary visited Belize earlier this month and met with government officials as well as with the private sector and unions. It has released a preliminary [...]

Steve Crawford Charged for Attempted Murder of Neal Pen Road Brothers

Twenty-two-year-old construction worker, Steve Kent Crawford of Belize City has been charged with two counts each of Attempted Murder, Deadly Means of Harm and Dangerous Harm. Crawford is believed to [...]

Red Bank Villagers Detained for Illegal Logging in Maya Mountain Forest Reserve

Reports of illegal logging have been on the increase. On Tuesday, the Compliance Management Unit of the Forest Department responded to one such report of the illegal activity taking place [...]

High Powered Firearm Discovered in Orange Walk

The Orange Walk Police have picked up a high-powered rifle, described as a Rockriver arms with serial number C.M. one-seven-six-five-eight. The firearm was found during a search at a cane [...]

UB President Says Thanks for Support During a Difficult Time

On Monday, we reported on twenty-two-year-old Nishal Sankat, the son of the University of Belize President Clement Sankat, who was detained in Orlando, Florida.  Late last week, the young man [...]