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Marta Gonzalez Was Stabbed Before Being Dumped in Pit Latrine

The cause of death of an elderly food vendor whose body was found inside a latrine has been released though the motive for her murder has not been confirmed. A [...]

$14 Million More for Rehabilitation of George Price Highway

There were fireworks in Senate today on two matters that required ratification to pass. First, last week in the House, the Government passed a motion to borrow fourteen million dollars [...]

Where are the Details of the Multimillion-Dollar Contract?

Even so, the loan was approved by a majority of senators this afternoon. Most of the road is still under repair and the Roaring Creek Bridge is incomplete. The new [...]

The GST Act; Amended for G.O.B.’s Convenience?

Last Friday, the House also passed an amendment to the GST Act which affects tour operators. It came on the heels of a ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice [...]

Business Senator Says Investor Confidence is Shaken by Amendment

Senator Lizarraga points out that the business community is nervous about this move by government because it goes beyond tour operators since it blurs the line between the separation of [...]

Does Cabinet Have Faith in Aspiring U.D.P. Leaders?

Minister Omar Figueroa was among a group of cabinet members who made a request to Prime Minister Dean Barrow to postpone his planned retirement and remain as party leader. Now [...]

Bert Vasquez to be Sentenced in December for Attempted Rape

Convicted criminal, thirty-five-year-old Bert Vasquez was in court today for his sentencing hearing in the courtroom of Justice Colin Williams. It took hours as the court heard a very lengthy [...]

2 Witnesses to Testify on Behalf of Orel Leslie

Orel Leslie’s civil case against the Kolbe Foundation and government continued today in the courtroom of Justice Courtney Abel. Leslie spent some time behind bars after being arrested and charged [...]

Orel Leslie ‘Suffered’ While Behind Bars

Leslie claims he was mistreated and suffered by the harsh conditions at the Belize Central Prison. His attorney, Audrey Matura, says Leslie suffered a grave illness that he had to [...]

Body Fished Out of New River, Orange Walk

Reports emerging from Orange Walk are that a body was fished out of the New River this afternoon along the Orange Walk Bypass road. The official identity of the man [...]

A Look at Belize’s Third Quarter Economic Performance

Figures were released today in respect of the performance of the economy; they show that the gross domestic product grew by more than three percent and that the cost of [...]

Environmental Indicators to be Included in Future SIB Statistics

Over the past several months, the S.I.B. has also been busy working with the Department of the Environment to produce what will be known as environmental statistics, which will be [...]

An Extensive Interview with Ambassador Dylan Vernon at The Hague

Today in The Hague, Netherlands, the Belizean media got the opportunity to have an extensive conversation with Dylan Vernon, Ambassador of Belize to Belgium and Mission of Belize to the [...]

Belize Reinstated to RADO

The National Anti-doping Organization, NADO, has a new director, following the Brandon Cattouse fiasco earlier this year which resulted in Belize’s suspension from the Regional Anti-doping Organization.  The incoming director [...]

Oceans Economy and Trade Strategies for Belize

Belize is one of three countries participating in a three-year pilot project which aims to contribute towards developing an enabling national policy and regulatory frameworks for the sustainable management of [...]

Minister Figueroa: Hol Chan Donated School Bags to Summer Camp

A report and receipt surfaced on social media recently claiming that Minister Omar Figueroa had received a donation from the Hol Chan Marine Reserve to be used in his constituency. [...]

E-governance Takes on the Transport Department

As it stands, the Department of Transport and the nine cities and towns across the country all work independently of each other.  They also operate on separate electronic databases and [...]

Annual Kids Party Kicks off 2018 Christmas Season

As many as two hundred primary school students from across Belize City, many of them between the ages of five and ten years old, attended the first Christmas party to [...]