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P.M. Barrow announces major shake-up at Police dept…

Just back from Port of Spain, Prime Minister Dean Barrow held his quarterly press conference at the House of Culture this afternoon. But while his remarks were focused on the [...]

And Barrow says U.S. sympathetic to offshore banking sector

Last week in Trinidad at the Summit of the Americas, Barrow said that since Belize holds the chair of CARICOM, he intended to use that leverage to champion issues that [...]

… And I.D.B.’s lending capacity will be increased by billons

While we wait to see the depth of the sympathy that the U.S. congressmen have for CARICOM’s offshore banking sector, there were very immediate and positive results coming from Canada [...]

Obama wants to visit Belize

Also in the margins of the Summit, in talks with United States President Obama, Prime Minister Barrow brought up the fact that since Robert Dieter returned to the U.S., there [...]

CLICO policy holders safe

The once solid insurance company CLICO has wound up in Guyana and Turks and Caicos. The government of Belize has placed CLICO under judicial management. And when the issue came [...]

Accused in Shoman’s case claim to be threatened at gunpoint

There is a development to report in the case of an alleged plot to murder seven members of the Jose Shoman family. The six persons accused appeared in court today [...]

…And Shoman claims his family is being threatened

And while he is accused of allegedly threatening at least one of the defendants, Jose Shoman says it’s quite the contrary. In a press conference late this afternoon, Shoman in [...]

Accused murderer found dead in river

Most people are familiar with the saying “What goes around comes around”. And for twenty-two year old Guatemalan Juan Noe Suchite, karma caught up with him sooner than expected. Suchite [...]

Body of Desmond Kerr still not recovered from river

The body of Desmond Kerr, who drowned in the Haulover Creek near Bainton’s Bank on Tuesday, has still not been recovered. But efforts continue and according to Admiral Cedric Borland, [...]

Belize ranks seventeenth most popular tourist destination

Over the years Belize has been able to sell itself to visitors with catchy terms such as “Mother Nature’s Best Kept Secret,” and “Make the Choice, Play a Role, Enhance [...]

New book launched “How to Cook a Tapir”

“How to Cook a Tapir”; it’s not a recipe but a book that tells the story of a young wife who in 1962 traveled to southern Belize—then British Honduras—on her [...]

University and local college team up

It is big news for the northernmost district and that is because Corozal will now have a facility for a bachelor’s degree in Primary Education. Today at a Press Conference [...]

Audubon celebrates Earth Day with trek

The earth is believed to be four point five billion years old but it is only since 1970 that nations began observing Earth Day. The Belize Audubon Society also joined [...]