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The Iconic Miss Jane Usher Passes

Belizeans woke up this morning to the sad news that the iconic Miss Jane Usher had passed away peacefully at her house on the Philip Goldson surrounded by her loved [...]

Parliament Observes a Moment of Silence for Miss Jane

The beloved credit union pioneer was also a politician and former parliamentarian.  She had represented the Pickstock Division under the People’s United Party from 1989 to 1993.  Today, the House [...]

11-Month-Old Baby Girl Drowns In Bucket

Tragedy struck a Belize City family on Tuesday night. Eleven-month-old Marianne Vasquez fell and drowned in a bucket of water at her home in Belama. According to the family, baby [...]

Michael Arnold’s Murder Investigation Continues

Tonight police in Corozal are trying to figure out who killed Michael Arnold and why. Arnold, a very popular businessman in the community, was found with two gunshot wounds to [...]

Anisha Young’s Family Getting Desperate

Just before News Five, the family and friends of missing woman, Anisha Young, congregated at the Queen Street Police Station when word spread that her boyfriend was being released from [...]

Wesley Lower School Targeted by Thieves

Wesley Primary School on Albert Street was broken into on Tuesday morning by two thieves who arrived at the school well armed to carry out the crime. Surveillance footage shows [...]

Gas Gone Up, Will Electricity Bill Go Up Too?

The last sitting of the House of Representatives for 2018 took place in Belmopan and generally, the members were in good form. A number of issues came up, but we [...]

PM Says Fuel Increase is Due to World Market Prices

In responding to Briceño’s concerns, PM Barrow attributed the fluctuating cost of fuel acquisition to prices on the international market, anticipating that the next shipment of fuel to Belize may [...]

Said Musa Pans Vital Stats Unit

The Vital Statistics Unit remains under intense public scrutiny, following the termination of four employees last week who were found to have aided in the falsification of a birth certificate [...]

Amendments to IBC Act ahead of December Deadline

The special sitting of the House of Representatives earlier today focused primarily on the passage of two bills: the Income and Business Tax Amendment Bill, as well as the International [...]

Income and Business Tax Amendment Bill Passes Third Reading

After a lengthy adjournment to discuss the matter in committee, the House resumed the session at which time PM Barrow rose to move a third reading of the Income and [...]

The Talanoa Dialogue: What Does it Mean for Belize and the Other SIDS?

COP 24 is just a few days away from wrapping up and one of its big events that culminated today in Poland is the Talanoa Dialogue. It is a mechanism [...]

Belize Accepts Chairmanship of AOSIS

Belize has accepted the chairmanship of the Alliance of Small Island States. This week, during the COP24 in Katowice, Poland, Ambassador Lois Young accepted the leadership from the Maldives during [...]

I.C.J. Lecture Series Concludes With Heated Debate

Sponsored by the University of Belize and the Social Sector Senators, the I.C.J. Lecture Series concluded on Tuesday night at Saint Catherine’s Academy Auditorium. Well known and respected historian and [...]

An Update on Proposed Diaspora Bill

Caribbean Shores Area Rep Kareem Musa has been busy drafting a piece of legislation that if passed will see Diaspora Belizeans participating in the April 2019 I.C.J. referendum.  He was [...]

Miss Universe Belize Ready for the Prelims

Ninety-four representatives from countries around the world are in Bankok, Thailand, for the Miss Universe Pageant.  They have been there for about a week, preparing for the final competition which [...]

Party Politics and Water Bill Collection in Seine Bight

Is party politics being played with the collection of water bills in Seine Bight Village?  According to Stann Creek West Area Representative Rodwell Ferguson, he had approached Junior Minister of [...]

Cayo South Experiencing Water Woes

In Cayo South, residents of Armenia, St. Margaret’s and Unitedville are also experiencing a water crisis.  They are having difficulty accessing potable water.  According to Area Representative Julius Espat, despite [...]