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Laura Esquivel Frampton officially resigns as Director of Tourism

Director of Tourism Laura Esquivel-Frampton has officially demitted office, following a two-year stint as head of the Belize Tourism Board.  Her resignation from the post was formally confirmed via press [...]

Minister of Tourism says Esquivel-Frampton resigns for personal reasons

Since being appointed the portfolio of Minister of Tourism in 2008, the posts of Chief Executive Officer and Director of Tourism have been revolving doors in Heredia’s ministry.  Current C.E.O. [...]

Pharmacy Association lashes out at MOH on appointment of the daughter of Minister Erwin Contreras

Political connections and lucrative appointments – that’s always been commonplace in Belize, almost as traditional as rice and beans. But that doesn’t make the pill any easier to swallow. Today, [...]

Pharmacy Association says she does not meet requirements

The association has pulled no punches with the issue of its release, stating that the appointment is based on a preferential political agenda and asking that the situation with the [...]

Bert Vasquez to stand trial for the murder of Jasmine Lowe

Accused murderer Bert Vasquez has been committed to stand trial in the Supreme Court for the murder of Jasmine Lowe. The decision was handed down at the preliminary inquiry today [...]

Attorney says allegations against Sharon Neal in immigration scandal were groundless

As we’ve told you, the three passport officers whose names were dragged through the mud of public scrutiny in the immigration scandal have been exonerated by the Services Commission. Despite [...]

Shooting in San Pedro

A week ago, a tour guide was murdered in San Pedro and on Tuesday night, another resident of the island was shot as he headed home. Around nine-thirty p.m., on [...]

Rafael Juarez still on the run for murder of Jeffrey Eiley

It’s been a week since the ruthless murder of thirty year old Jeffrey Eiley on San Pedro. Eiley, a well-known tour guide, ran from his killer but could not escape [...]

Ombudsman issues report on 1st year in office

The ombudsman, Lionel Arzu, has issued a report on his first year in office. It contains a wide range of public matters from police brutality to inmate treatment and housing [...]

Belize City man is freed of a rape charge

After deliberating for hours, a jury decided the fate of thirty-eight year old Vanzie Lamb, a Belize City man accused of forcibly abducting a fourteen year old primary school girl [...]

Training for officers on disaster preparedness

Members of the Eastern Division Communication Center, comprised of a team of twenty-three, nine-one-one dispatchers were participants in a one-day workshop organized in conjunction with the City Emergency Management Organization [...]

Women in Art Exhibition launched at Belisle Art Gallery

Throughout this month, activities are being held to celebrate women from all walks of life, home makers and professionals alike, be they bold, challenged, or in whatever capacity. Over at [...]