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Ministry of Health Offers Free Medical Services

In the runoff to the elections, the Ministry of Health today announced a slew of free medical services it is offering.  M.O.H. announced that along with the Belize Cancer Society, [...]

B.P.P. Launches Progressive Plan of Action

The two mass political parties, the People’s United Party and the United Democratic Party, launched the manifestos last week. Today, the Belize Progressive party which says it is fielding twenty-five [...]

Chester Williams Says ‘No Comment’ on GSU Investigation

As we reported on Monday, very serious allegations have been made against officers of the Gang Suppression Unit. They are accused of raiding the homes of three families in San [...]

Outgoing Sports Minister Beats His Chest Over Incomplete Stadium

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex – even saying it leaves a sour taste in your mouth. The state-of-the-art dream has been thrown about for years…under construction for about seven of [...]

Herman Longsworth Came and Went, Still No Berger Field

Since this is Longsworth’s last hurray as Minister of State, we also asked about Berger Field. That forlorn field on Vernon Street in the city was one of Longsworth’s campaign [...]

Villagers Protest Building of Agriculture Center on Communal Land

Dozens of residents from the southern community of Jalacte are up in arms over the construction of an Agriculture Learning Center on their communal lands without consultations with them by [...]

G.O.B. Did Not Consult with Maya Community Before Building

Maya property rights have been affirmed multiple times through an unbroken chain of court decisions with the final decision at the Caribbean Court of Justice consented to by the Government [...]

T.Y. Debuts ‘Born and Grow’

Twenty-seven year old Tyrone Linares is taking the local music scene by storm. The Jane Usher Boulevard youth is a member of the group, All God Sons and goes by [...]

Mysterious Airplane Under B.D.F. Guard, Still No Word from Police

The mysterious circumstance surrounding the unauthorized landing of an aircraft at the Belize Municipal Airstrip on Tuesday morning remains an open investigation for the police department.  We can confirm tonight [...]

American National Found Dead on San Pedro, Was He Murdered?

Police also have another case to solve, but in La Isla Bonita. It involves the mysterious death of a U.S. national who retired and lived on the island right up [...]

What’s the Motive Behind Shooting of San Pedro Cabdriver?

In Tuesday’s newscast, we told you of a brazen daylight shooting in San Pedro Town just outside the cargo area of Maya Island Air on the island. A gunman took [...]

O.A.S. Observers Arrive in Belize Ahead of General Elections

Members of the Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of the American States began arriving today in Belize ahead of the November fourth elections.  There are thirteen members to the [...]

Leader of the Opposition Meets with Council of Churches

By this time next week Wednesday, most polls would have been closed around the country for this year’s general elections. Today, the Council of Churches urged all Belizeans to put [...]

High-Ranking British Army General In Belize on Official Visit

A high-ranking member of the British Army arrived in Belize today and met with Prime Minister Dean Barrow this afternoon. He is Lieutenant General James Everard. One of the main [...]

Trio Acquitted of the Murder of B.D.F. Soldier

Three Belize City men accused of the November twenty-third 2012 murder of B.D.F. soldier James Noralez learnt their fate this morning. Noralez’s bullet ridden body was found lying on the [...]

Thomas Card Gets Five Years for Wounding His Ex- Common Law

Tonight, thirty-one-year-old Thomas Card is serving more time behind bars after he was slapped with five additional years behind bars at the conclusion of his trial for the wounding of [...]

Former Business Senator Says Senate Did Not Receive Documents on BECOL Agreements

The opposition, People’s United Party disclosed on Tuesday what it calls a secret deal between the Prime Minister of Belize and the Canadian company, Fortis. According to the P.U.P., the [...]

Voting by Proxy, P.U.P. is Concerned

If you’re a public officer assigned to work on Election Day, chances are you won’t be able to vote. The same goes for military personnel on duty and members of [...]

B.D.F. is Official Election Day Courier of Ballot Boxes

The security of ballot boxes during elections is paramount in safeguarding the integrity of the voting process.  With Belizeans going to the polls to elect a new government next Wednesday, [...]

Convoy Carrying Ballot Papers Raises Concerns in the West

Today, the social media was all abuzz after an informal information blog posted pictures of a convoy of vehicles passing through San Ignacio at high speed. There was some concern [...]

HRCU Hands Over Fifty Schoolbags to Queen Square Anglican

October is recognized annually as the month of credit unions across the country and the region; the financial institutions have been carrying out various activities to celebrate its achievements. Today, [...]

An Essay Competition for Kareem Clark

Following up on their commitment to keep the memory of fallen journalist Kareem Clarke alive, his friends and colleagues are currently preparing to launch the first essay competition in his [...]

Unauthorized Entry! Mysterious Aircraft Lands at Municipal Airstrip

A small twin-engine plane landed at the Municipal Airstrip at around five-thirty this morning – before the facility opens at six. There is no sign of the pilot, passengers or [...]

P.U.P. Says P.M. Barrow Entered into Secret Agreement with Fortis

In August of 2015, the Prime Minister announced that he had reached a settlement with Fortis over the nationalization of Belize Electricity Limited. He announced at the time that the [...]

Is BECOL Indemnified Against Legal Action?

Shoman says that the secret agreement serves to indemnify BECOL against any regularity or legal action which may be brought for the next twenty years – and also commits G.O.B. [...]