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Guatemalan Vessel Had ‘Sovereign Immunity’

On Wednesday, Guatemalan gunboat GC-651, Tecum Uman, allegedly suffered mechanical difficulties and crashed into the reef just off Middle Caye in the Glover’s Reef system. By Saturday morning, it was [...]

Wil Maheia Says G.O.B. Needs To Step Up

That explanation by C.E.O. Wallace will likely do little to quell anti-Guatemalan sentiment, especially after two very hostile encounters recently with Guatemalan military. Just over two months ago, thirty-seven Belizeans [...]

….Says Belizeans Now Afraid to Go to Border

Maheia is also very vocal on another, more recent issue – as recent as this weekend. Five Belizeans are claiming that they were detained by Guatemalan military in Santa Cruz [...]

P.U.P. Will Contest Dangriga Bye-Election

In political news…The People’s United Party decided over the weekend to contest the bye-election set for July eighth in Dangriga. Last week, the party met and coming out of that [...]

But Fonseca Says Finances Limited

Today, Fonseca was on the ground in Dangriga, and we are told that the call has gone out to all Standard-Bearers to rally the troops and report for duty. Passion [...]

Do you support G.O.B.’s release of the Guatemalan gunboat?

And our question for tonight is: Do you support G.O.B.’s release of the Guatemalan gunboat? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote [...]

Honduran Team Courting McCaulay and West

Across the regional football community much has been said about the illustrious careers of star striker Deon McCauley and goalkeeper Woodrow West.  McCauley presently holds a record, along with six [...]

So What’s Next for the Belize Jaguars?

What’s next for the Belize Jaguars as they head into the third round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers?  Well, that’s what we asked F.F.B. senior executive Marlon Kuylen today.  [...]

F.F.B. Paid Stipend to McCaulay

In mid-April, the Football Federation of Belize took a hard line position not to sponsor Deon McCauley’s return to the Jaguars, but an ad-hoc team of supporters banded together to [...]

G.O.B. Vs the Bar – Judgment Reserved

Almost never has the Court of Appeal been put in such a dicey position as they were this week in respect of a case concerning the overturning of constitutional amendments [...]

Battle Hinges on Independence of the Judiciary

President Mottley resigned in 2010 while Morrison stayed on until April of this year. Their colleagues on the court at the time, now-President Manuel Sosa and Denys Barrow, were given [...]

McKoy Walks After Appeals Court Quashes Sentence

Diondray McKoy was convicted in November 2014 for the attempted murder of Everald Gray.  He was sentenced to twelve years in prison after being found guilty of shooting Gray multiple [...]

EMTs Train in Belize City

About four hundred and fifty technicians are trained to provide emergency medical services throughout the country via BERT, the Belize Emergency Response Team. Their skills on how to manage an [...]

Teachers & Public Officers to get 8% Increase in Salaries

Just before six o’clock this evening the government announced that public officers and teachers will receive an eight percent salary increase. The package according to the government release represents about [...]

MSME Workshop Launched

A national consultation workshop on the proposed strategy for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to benefit from the legal instruments of SIECA was held today in Belize City.  The initiative [...]

Initiative Faces Logistical Challenges

According to Ocampo, there are several logistical challenges that the initiative is faced with, including the harmonization of participating countries. Fernando Ocampo, Consultant, CENPROMYPE “The huge challenge here is coordination, [...]

NICH to Formulate Plan for Music Industry

NICH, through the Institute of Creative Arts, has embarked on formulating a five year plan to develop the music industry in Belize. Since April of this year, an international consultant [...]

Can Music be a Business?

The feedback from this week’s event is expected to be included in the five year plan. And that plan will be assessed, as the consultant says that he will be [...]