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John Saldivar Confident of Belmopan Standard Bearer Convention Win

While we met Emil Torres on the campaign trail for a face to face interview, Saldivar was less open to talking with our newsroom. Instead, he opted to give one [...]

Tour Operators Want Their Vans Allowed Across the Swing Bridge

It’s the high season for Belize’s tourism industry and tour operators are trying to make much of every job they can land in the Old Capital, but the eighteen who [...]

The Harmonious Relationship between Coconut Water Sales and Single-Use Plastic Bottles

On tonight’s episode of Belize On Reel, we continue our coverage of the coconut water industry. We take a look at the symbiotic relationship between the sale of coconut water [...]

Uwarani Dance Group off to Texas for Black History Month Celebrations

The Uwarani Dance Group from Dangriga left Belize today for Galveston, Texas to take part in activities as part of Black History Month in that U.S. city. The opportunity came [...]

Elmer Nah Appears in Court Unrepresented; Charged for Kept Unlicensed Ammunition

Under heavy police guard earlier today, Elmer Nah, the man accused of the heinous triple murder in Belmopan on New’s Year’s Eve, appeared unrepresented before Senior Magistrate Baja Shoman in [...]

Kings Park Trio Charged for Drug Trafficking and Obstruction

Forty-year-old Arthur Higgs, his common-law wife Tamara Cooper and forty-five-year-old Michelle Higgs, all residents of seventh Street in Kings Park, were arraigned before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts-Anderson earlier today on [...]

M.L.A. Responds to Toledo East Area Rep’s Vile Comments

The Maya Leaders Alliance has responded to offensive statements made by Toledo East Area Representative Mike Espat during the annual P.G. Day celebration on January twenty-eighth.  The comments were made [...]

A New Housing Project is Inaugurated at Blackberry Ridge Estate

This morning, Prime Minister John Briceño, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Housing Julius Espat and a handful of government ministers and C.E.O.’s were on hand for the unveiling of Blackberry [...]

Ritchie’s Bus Line Threatens to Sue the Department of Transport

Attorney for Ritchie’s Bus Line, Orson Elrington, has written to the Department of Transport, demanding that the bus line be given a renewal of the road service permit that it [...]

Belize’s Foreign Minister Assumes Chairmanship of SICA’s Council of Foreign Ministers

The Dominican Republic has officially handed over the chairmanship of the Council of Foreign Ministers of Central American Integration System (SICA) to Belize. Roberto Alvarez, the Minister of Foreign Affairs [...]

Migration Flow Out of Haiti a Regional Issue, Dominican Republic Greatly Affected

And, given the Dominican Republic’s geographic location to Haiti, we asked Foreign Minister Alvarez about the migration challenges his country is facing. The migration flow out of a severely impoverished [...]

How Well Can They Spell? The Bowen & Bowen National Spelling Bee Contest is Here

Today marked the start of the Bowen and Bowen National Spelling Bee competition among primary school students. The event, now in its twenty-sixth year, started today throughout the country in [...]

Who Selects the Words for the Spelling Bee?

The fiercely competitive contest has seen thousands of schoolchildren spell their way to the final rounds, where reserved and extra reserved lists of words are then used in the competition. [...]

Benny’s Belize Hurricanes Unveils Stacked Roster

The Benny’s Belize Hurricanes held a press conference this afternoon at the Belize City Civic Center to introduce its star-studded line up of players ahead of Friday’s matchup against the [...]

Who Gets Kirk Smith Jr. For 2023 BEBL Season

And, it is not often that we hear about controversy within the realm of local basketball. But, as the stakes increase within the B.E.B.L. there is bound to be disagreements [...]

Are Immediate Relatives of Rodwell Ferguson Sr. Strong-arming Farmers’ Lands in Stann Creek West?

Tensions are brewing in the Stann Creek West constituency over a swath of land that covers a hundred and twenty-five acres. The tract is divided into equal parts among five [...]

Expert Witnesses Appear in Day 4 of Manslaughter Trial

The manslaughter trial of former police Corporal Kareem Martinez continues before Justice Antoinette Moore in the Dangriga Supreme Court. The final three witnesses took the stand today, officially entering into [...]

Did Laddie’s Shooting Go Against Policy Manual?

There have been questions about the standard procedures that are to be exercised by officers when responding to reports, as well as the policy for officers to discharge their weapons. [...]

Laddie’s Family Comments Ahead of Visit to Shooting Scene

Laddie’s father, Emil Bradley, is a former police officer and believes that the fourteen-year-old and his friend, Thomas Palacio, were being profiled in this incident.  This opinion aside, on Wednesday, [...]

Meet Retired Col. George Lovell, Vying for the Post of U.D.P. Standard Bearer for Belmopan

He is one of three candidates vying for the post of U.D.P. Standard Bearer for the Belmopan constituency, and his name, like those of former Minister John Saldivar and sales [...]

Animal Medical Centre Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Celebrating twenty-five years is a milestone that many couples and businesses only dream of, but in Belize, the Animal Medical Centre has made so much of an impact on the [...]

Henry Anderson Moves Over From D.F.C Chair to General Manager

On February first, the Development Finance Corporation, D.F.C., will have a new general manager, but the man who is succeeding Sandra Goff is no stranger to the financial institution. In [...]

Price of L.P.G. On the Rise

The National Gas Company Limited is signaling an increase in L.P.G. prices. A release from the National Gas Company Limited says that L.P.G. prices saw a downward trend to a [...]

B.A.C. 20 Peace Exhibit Opens at Image Factory

An art exhibit showcasing the works of Raymond “Naphty” Jones is set to open on Wednesday at the Image Factory in Belize City.  But tonight, we look at the cultural [...]

Belize Gets Ready for MICS7

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Government of Belize, UNICEF and the Statistical Institute of Belize, commencing the seventh round of the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey.  It [...]