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The life of Dr, Jane Usher celebrated by family and friends

The life of the late beloved Jane Usher was celebrated today by family and friends at a symbolic laying of a wreath on her grave at her home on the [...]

A majestic mural in Majestic Alley

A Cuban artist has painted a huge, colourful mural in Majestic Alley, Belize City. The public painting, inspired by faces and the tropical climate of Cuba and Belize, was done [...]

Belize Bus Association won’t back down and is prepared to strike

There is heightened tension within the transportation industry where a final decision has not been reached on buses from Mexico and Guatemala that travel through Belize. The Belize Bus Association [...]

Patrick Faber Launches Simultaneous Leadership Campaigns Ahead of 2020

Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber hosted a convention on Sunday at the Civic Center. While the convention was to endorse him as representative for the Collet Division, which he has [...]

Decision on Transportation Industry Woes Postponed Yet Again

There are tensions bubbling in the transportation industry. The Belize Bus Association and representatives of the Government were scheduled to meet on Thursday morning to finalize the way forward regarding [...]

Police Department to Introduce New Ceremonial Dress

The police will soon be donning a new, formal attire pending approval for members of the Belize Police Department. The regalia will be used for ceremonial activities, as well as [...]

Police Department places more boots on the streets as September Celebrations kick off

The September celebration activities get underway this weekend and the Belize Police Department is ready. In the bi-weekly press brief, today Head of the Crimes Investigation Branch in Belize City, [...]

Tensions Grow at Belize Rural High School

Tensions continue to grow at Belize Rural High School in Double Head Cabbage though students are back in the classrooms. Five teachers of the relatively small school decided to show [...]

Miss Universe Belize Donates to Young Men of Wagner’s Youth Facility

Miss Universe Belize Jenelli Fraser dropped by the Wagner’s Facility on the George Price Highway this morning as part of the community work she is undertaking during her year of [...]

Police meet with residents in Santa Elena after recent gun violence

Police were back in the hot spots in Santa Elena Town this afternoon but not as part of their investigations into the two recent cases. Officer Commanding Superintendent Henry Jemmott [...]

Teachers of Belize Rural High School Stage Sit-out

Five teachers of Belize Rural High School in Double Head Cabbage staged a sit-out today as a result of a power struggle between the principal and teachers, and the school’s [...]

Annual Back-to-School Trimming Drive is Here Again!

In its ninth year, the annual Back-to-School Trimming Drive is here once again and primary and high school students from across south side Belize City are looking forward to spending [...]

Top UK officials to stop over

A senior official from the U.K. will be in Belize later this week. He is Permanent Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Sir Simon McDonald, who arrives [...]

Special Envoy meets with asylum seekers as UNHCR seeks to improve their conditions in Belize

Special Envoy for Women and Children Kim Simplis Barrow visited two groups of asylum seekers in Belmopan today. The meeting was organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, [...]

Retired School Teacher Ticked Off Over Passport Delay

Retired educator Sharon McKay applied to renew her Belizean passport at the end of July and was asked to return for her travel document three weeks later.  It has been [...]

D.H.S. Addresses Fake Facebook Post

The Ministry of Health has responded to a social media post in which someone duplicated its Facebook page and posted a fake release on critical of Chinese establishments.  This evening, [...]

S.W.U. Protests Ministry of Health over Inadequate Health Services in the South

There was a late evening protest in Dangriga where members of the Southern Workers Union this evening protested in front of the Southern Regional Hospital. The hospital has been plagued [...]

First-of-its-kind Cruise Conference Held in Belize

A first conference for tourism stakeholders took place today in Belize City. It was organized by the Belize Tourism Board to encourage those in the industry to become more competitive [...]

Water Taxi Fee Suspended for Now

There is good news for commuters tonight as a fee of one-dollar to have been imposed on passengers travelling on water taxis has been withdrawn.  The fee should have kicked [...]

City Hall Moves to Commercial Center

The Belize City Council is moving City Hall and its operations to the Commercial Center at Market Square, a year and a half into the term of Mayor Bernard Wagner [...]

Regent Street Closes to Vehicular Traffic

Relocating to Market Square will also inconvenience motorists in the downtown area for the next two weeks, beginning on August twenty-fifth.  The Belize City Council has announced that as of [...]

Is It the Right Time to Close Down Regent Street?

With the historic Swing Bridge under repair and Regent Street soon to be resurfaced, is it the opportune time for these works to be carried out, and is the schedule [...]

International Decade for People of African Descent

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 2015-2024 as the International Decade for People of African Descent citing the need to the full enjoyment of rights such as economic, social and political [...]

Yaya Marin Coleman Rings the Bell for African Descendants in Belize

Chairperson of the United Black Association for Development, Yaya Marin Coleman today protested the two-day conference saying that the discussions held do not truly represent the interest of the black [...]

Drought to Spread Across Belize

Meanwhile, areas under a short-term drought watch where short-term drought is also possible include southern Belize such as Stann Creek and the extreme northeastern portion of the Toledo district near [...]