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Uproar in Caye Caulker; sand from the island being shipped to San Pedro

The recent rains have wreaked havoc on the streets in Caye Caulker, but that problem aside, the situation has been aggravated by another issue which is not being caused by [...]

Customs Bust at a dumpsite

Customs officers at the Northern Border made a huge bust early this morning. It happened at around six-thirty and involved a dump truck. Acting on a tip, the truck was [...]

Bagasse crisis reloaded

There is danger of a breakdown in the very tentative goodwill between the Belize Sugar Industry and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association. Last week, following a meeting with Prime [...]

Sickout at the Ministry of Immigration

On Wednesday, Minister Godwin Hulse sat with media in an eighteen minute interview on a variety of immigration related topics. But tonight there are still more questions and more speculation. [...]

A deeper look at extensive interview by Minister of Immigration

Turning to the scandal that won’t go away…Rafael Alexander Vasquez Sanchez Medina, or whatever his real name is, is a Salvadoran national who was given nationality in one day, on [...]

V.I.P. says it’s heading to court to get to the bottom of the immigration scandal

While a number of procedural changes have been implemented by the Immigration Department in light of the recent passport and visa scandals, an update on subsequent investigations, led by the [...]

Body of 53 year old missing man fished out of river

A resident of San Ignacio went missing since last Friday but tonight his family has put him to rest. John Albert Tillett was last seen alive at a restaurant on [...]

CWU Office Assistant fined $25,000 for 10 counts of forgery

An office assistant with the Christian Workers Union has been ordered to pay the court twenty-five thousand dollars after he took a guilty plea for ten counts of forgery which [...]

PC Dayton Sacasa arraigned for allegedly extorting monies from prisoners

Shortly before five o’clock on Wednesday evening, Dayton Sacasa, a police constable who is originally from the Benguche Area of Dangriga, but assigned to Belize City,  was escorted to the [...]

New offshore seismic testing for oil in the south

In 2007, the Providence Energy Group was awarded a five hundred and thirty-one square mile concession area for oil exploration and production rights in southern Belize.  The drilling rights cover [...]

Director of Petroleum explains process

The process for offshore exploration, says Cho, involves the use of sound being bounced off the seafloor.  The information gathered will then be used to determine if there is a [...]

The Police Department puts off a Christmas Spectacular variety show

Police officers are sworn to protect and serve.  The men and women of the department are known to keep a straight face in the execution of their respective duties.  But, [...]

…And spreads Xmas cheer and awards to the community

Today was a day for spreading Christmas cheer and for saying thanks, and Precinct two on Mahogany Street is no slouch when it comes to showing appreciation. That precinct, led [...]

Belize Defense Force to receive salary adjustments in 2014

While the police was spreading cheer today, the year 2013 is ending with a bang for the Belize Defense Force. According to the C.E.O. of National Security, there will be [...]

Healthy Living looks at the importance of sleep

Believe it or not, one of the best gifts you can give to your children this holiday is a good night’s sleep. It also won’t hurt if you do the [...]