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Rosewood plunder on the rise in Toledo despite existing moratorium

The wholesale pillaging of rosewood in southern Belize continues unchecked despite a moratorium which came into effect in February 2012. And we can report tonight that since the start of [...]

Two new opposition Senators to be appointed by the PUP

The People’s United Party will be holding a press briefing on Thursday to announce the appointment of two new senators. From what we can gather unofficially, Attorney at law, Anthony [...]

Criminal investigation into Penner passport scandal in limbo

The status of a criminal investigation at the Immigration Department remains somewhat in limbo following an order of Mandamus against Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie. The ruling was time sensitive [...]

Pacheco and Wade lawyer up in ongoing immigration investigation

As Hulse confirmed, all three passport officers who were on suspension since September have been reinstated by the Services Commission. That is…despite specific recommendations by Director of Immigration Maria Marin [...]

Sensational trial of Aracely Cahueque continues in Belmopan; who killed Raylene Dyer?

Today the trial of Aracely Cahueque continued in the court of Justice Denis Hanomansingh. It is a sensational case, perhaps the most disturbing in quite a few years, and there [...]

Godwin Hulse comments on Esquivel resignations

Last week Thursday, former two-time U.D.P. Prime Minister Manuel Esquivel and his wife Cathy Esquivel officially resigned from all government positions held. They did so in protest, in the wake [...]

Police officers attend IBIS workshop for firearms crimes

The government of Canada gifted Belize with an Integrated Ballistics Identification System back in October 2012. Known as IBIS, the system is a modern tool being used to investigate and [...]

Four illegal immigrants busted, employed without proper documents

The Immigration Department made a bust this morning at a construction site which is managed by a Belizean-Honduran national, fifty-one year old Jesus Contreras. He was found to be employing [...]

Coalition supports SATIIM’s call for injunction against U.S. Capital

The Belize Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage says its supports SATIIM’s efforts to stop any oil drilling activities by US Capital Energy Limited in the Sarstoon Temash National Park. [...]

BEWU says Boycott Bowen & Bowen on Friday

There is the threat of a countrywide boycott of all Bowen & Bowen products this Friday, spearheaded by the Belize Energy Workers Union in solidarity with former employees of the [...]

E.P. Yorke student awarded Du Di Rait Ting Honor

Sixteen year old Zipporah Taylor, a fourth form student at Edward P. Yorke High School is the most recent winner of the Do Di Rait Ting Award.  During a brief [...]

India through the lens of Rajah Biswanath

Payanam, in the Dravidian language of Tamil, means journey.  It is also the name of a photo exhibit that will be launched at the Image Factory on Friday.  The collection [...]

Rosita May, Woman of Culture

As part of Women’s Month activities, the National Institute of Culture and History announced today that it is naming Rosita May of Corozal Town as its Woman of Culture. The [...]