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Meet the Belmopan Municipal Candidates for the UDP and PUP

Tonight, we continue with our weekly coverage of the upcoming municipal elections. In this installment of Meet the Candidates, we take you to the City of Belmopan, the nation’s Capital. [...]

Who Will Take Over the Reins in Belmopan on March 6th?

There are a number of issues that Belmopan residents are expecting their elected municipal leaders to address. The upkeep of streets and drains are among those concerns, as well as [...]

“Fawda” Henry Withdraws from P.D.M.

He’s been campaigning daily for himself and his fellow candidates with the People’s Democratic Movement, under the leadership of Esteven Perera Senior. But now, there’s been a fall-out between them [...]

Belize Joins Partnership for Atlantic Cooperation

United States Ambassador Jessica Lapenn concluded a whirlwind visit to Belize earlier today where she met with senior members of the Briceño administration, as well as several civil society organizations. [...]

Understanding the Importance of PAC

According to Ambassador Lapenn, in joining PAC, Belize will adopt the Declaration on Atlantic Cooperation. She then went on to mention that Atlantic states are also linked by common challenges [...]

Belize Reaffirms Established Partnership with E.U.

The Government of Belize has reaffirmed a longstanding partnership with the European Union with the signing of a Green Growth, Trade, and Border Management Program.  The initiative will funded by [...]

Strengthening the Partnership Between Belize and E.U.

Ambassador van Steen emphasized the importance of the partnership between Belize and the E.U., as well as the new program which has the potential for significant transformational potential for economic [...]

Belize Network of NGO’s Set Striving towards Good Governance

The Belize Network of N.G.O.’s alongside the Belize Audubon Society has launched a new project with the objective of bolstering society’s democratic foundation. The project, funded by the European Union, [...]

Police Seek Steven Diaz for Murder OW Baker Josh Ku

The lifeless body of nineteen-year-old Joshua Ku was discovered at an isolated location along a dirt road in the Rhaburn Ridge area, near the fringes of Orange Walk District.  He [...]

Selgado’s Abetment Trial Concludes in High Court

A decision will be rendered by High Court Justice Nigel Pilgrim on March eighth, in a trial against attorney Oscar Selgado that concluded earlier today.  Closing arguments were made this [...]

High Court to Hand Down Decision in Selgado Matter

In court this morning, Lucas asked the judge to set aside the evidence presented by Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and former Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino.  He argued that admitting the [...]

Accused Murderer Deemed Unfit to Stand Trial

Justice Candace Nanton has ruled that a Belize City man who stands accused of murder is insane and unfit to make a plea.  Fifty-two-year-old Shedrack White is accused of the [...]

Attempted Murder Trial against Former Coast Guard Officer Continues

The trial for attempted murder against former Coast Guard Officer Keyren Tzib is coming to an end with both defense and crown opening and closing their case. Tzib stands accused [...]

Michael Baptist Sentenced for Stabbing Eugene “Fat Back” Webster

A man who attacked his stepfather, stabbing him multiple times back in July 2016, has nine years and one month left behind bars to serve for the  crime of dangerous [...]

Joseph Budna is Arrested and Charged for Cyber Bullying

Orange Walk Police have arrested and charged Joseph Budna for the crime of cyber bullying.  As we reported on Friday, Budna, a well-known figure who has had several brushes with [...]

FSC Issues Warning Against Unlicensed Land Consultant

The Financial Services Commission has issued a notice advising Belizeans to exercise extreme caution when engaging with a land consultant under the name ER’s Land Consultancy in Orange Walk. In [...]

Public Service Union Reminds Members Of Their Rights

The Public Service Union says that it will not be disrespected or fall victim of harassment any longer. On Monday, the Public Service Union issued a circular to its members [...]

Exploring Garifuna Cuisine in Hopkins Village

In tonight’s installment of Kolcha Tuesday, we take you down to Hopkins Village.  It is one of Belize’s prime tourist destinations. The village is predominantly occupied by the Garifuna people [...]

Mayor Wagner, “Street Works and New Vehicles are not Electioneering”

Everyone who lives in Belize City and ventures out would know that there’s a whole lot of infrastructural work taking place over the past weeks. Some have said that it’s [...]

Mayor Wagner, “Parking Meters Are Here to Stay”

Last week when Hofius Store announced that it was going to close down later this year, the word was that the parking meter system in the downtown area was a [...]

CitCo to Introduce Electric Vehicles to Taxi Association

Today the Belize City Council put on display a fleet of heavy-duty equipment and two brand new electric vehicles that it will assign to the taxi stand in front of [...]

Compactor Truck from Japan Will Be Used in Hotspots

As the mayor explained, the other garbage truck will arrive in the coming weeks and will be used to complement the Council’s sanitation efforts. Wagner explained that while the council [...]

Coming Soon, Electric Taxis, Uber Style

As the mayor explained earlier, the electric vehicles that the City Council has purchased will be offered to the Belize City taxi associations on a lease to own basis. Today, [...]

K.H.M.H. Receives Upgrades through B.T.B. Partnership

The Belize Tourism Board and Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital have struck up an unexpected partnership in order to improve healthcare facilities and support Belize’s tourism industry. Both parties signed a [...]

Missing OW Teen Found Dead in Rhaburn Ridge

Joshua Ku enjoyed socializing with his friends in Orange Walk Town.  The nineteen-year-old lived with his sibling and grandfather and worked at a bakery along with his mother.  The mother [...]