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Northern Fishermen Co-Op Workers Up in Arms Over Minimum Wage

Last week you heard Opposition member and Lake I Representative Cordel Hyde say that living on the minimum wage is killing the poor people in Belize. He spoke of the [...]

New North Side Commanders ‘Meet and Greet’

It’s been two weeks since a major shuffle within the Police Department came into effect. The move saw Southern Regional Commander Senior Superintendent Ralph Moody transferred to Belize City to [...]

Boots Concedes Low Conviction Rate for Trafficking in Persons, but Not Gov’t Complicity

As we told you on Friday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow does not accept the claims made in the U.S. State Department’s Trafficking in Persons report, which puts Belize in Tier [...]

Why Men Must Get Tested for HIV

On Friday in eight locations across the country and many more across the Caribbean, testing sites will be open for Regional Testing Day. This public/private sector regional collaboration is in [...]

Still no Guat ambassador in Belize; Guats break bank for referendum

Speaking on the occasion of the visit of the Secretary General of the O.A.S., Elrington told the media that contrary to information widely reported in the media in early March, [...]

Two Guatemalans picked up for illegal gold panning

Two Guatemalan men are serving eight months in jail for illegally entering Belize, specifically the Chiquibul National Park, to mine for gold. The joint work of Police, Belize Defence Force [...]

B.P.P./B.T.V.’s Wil Maheia Sounds Alarm on Guatemalan Aggression

The Belize Progressive Party is questioning B.D.F.’s Brigadier General David Jones over a most recent incident in the Sarstoon where a B.D.F. patrol was intercepted by a Guatemalan gunboat. They [...]

CitCo lifts moratorium on taxi licenses in Belize City

The Belize City Council has been tackling for the past two years the issue of an overflow of taxi licenses in the Old Capital. It issued a moratorium on issuing [...]

Driver charged in Unitedville hit and run accident

Fifty-four-year-old Roland Garcia was arraigned in the San Ignacio Magistrates Court earlier today, following a hit and run accident over the weekend which claimed the life of a Unitedville resident.  [...]

Territorial Volunteers return to Sarstoon for first Eco-Challenge race

The Belize Territorial Volunteers are organizing a first-of-its-kind competition in which kayakers will paddle from Barranco Village to Sarstoon River, circle once around Sarstoon Island and then return to the [...]

Time to Mas! Carnival camps open for judging

Wednesday night was day one of the annual mas camps that leads up to the carnival road March on September seventeenth. A record number of bands are taking part in [...]

Potential Health Hazards Post Hurricane Earl

The entire country of Belize is still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Earl. The damage country wide is minor for some and major for others. But there are few [...]

Alrick Smith Case for Malicious Prosecution in Court

It was big news in July 2014 when an entire family, seven persons from the Lake Independence area, was locked down after a firearm was found in the home. It [...]

CEO Lovell Says Lambey Should Not Have Been Alone

The B.D.F. report into the incident revealed that Staff Sergeant Lambey was alone when he was ambushed by seven Guatemalan men, and the patrol he was leading came on the [...]

Family of Accident Victim Speaks Out

Jason Robinson, a resident of Hattieville, will be laid to rest on Wednesday.  He perished at the start of the weekend after being ran over by a passenger bus.  On [...]

Shopkeeper Who Killed 2 Men is Free

Fifty-three year old Edison Johnson, a resident of Carmelita, was freed on Tuesday and tonight he is home with his family.  The shopkeeper from Guinea Grass was behind bars since [...]

Smart Goes 4G LTE in December

The first 4G LTE network will be launched in Belize on December fifteenth when Smart plans to roll out a new and innovative system countrywide.  LTE, short for Long Term [...]

Ignatius Williams Arraigned for Attempted Murder of Jerome Locke

Police believe they have cracked the case of a stabbing that occurred over the weekend in the Saint Martin’s area of Belize City which left a man in a critical, [...]

Crooked tree Celebrates 30th Annual Cashew Fest

The thirtieth annual Crooked Tree Cashew Festival was held this weekend and as always, it was a spectacular showcase of that much loved fruit. But while the focus is on [...]

Fin. Sec. Joe Waight on Petrocaribe Expenditure

The government is under sustained fire for backdating the Petrocaribe Law to encompass two years of government expenditure prior to its passage. Despite borrowing upwards of two hundred and fifty [...]

PM Barrow Speaks At Summit of the Americas

CNN reported a while ago that Raul Castro, the president of Cuba, has landed in Panama where the Seventh Summit of the Americas is taking place. The hemispheric meeting is [...]

YWCA Celebrates 59 Years in Belize

The YWCA is celebrating a milestone in Belize- its fifty-ninth anniversary. Fulfilling a threefold mission since it started, the Belize Chapter of the Y offers instructional and training programmes that [...]

New Sol-Gen is Anika Jackson…

Barbadian attorney, Anika Jackson, has been appointed as the new solicitor general of Belize.  On August first, she will be formally taking the reigns from Acting Solicitor General Nigel Hawke [...]

KHMH Director of Finance Carlos Perrera is GONE

And there was other significant news from CEO Longsworth – Director of Finance Carlos Perrera is no longer at the KHMH. The controversial Perrera has been under sustained fire from [...]

PUC Launches Mobile App

Innovation Program Belize, an annual competition for young, aspiring Belizean entrepreneurs and innovators, was launched this morning during a press conference held by the Public Utilities Commission.  The inaugural session [...]