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City Council Closes Down Yhony Rosado’s Business

Tour operator Yhony Rosado was in the news on Monday, criticizing government at a press conference called by the Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize. These small operators feel [...]

Yhony Rosado Says It Is Pure Political Victimization

Rosado told us this afternoon that he will stay closed until he gets his trade license, whenever that is. He’ll do it, but he’s not happy about the situation and [...]

Czech National Martin Muzikant on Lockdown

Czech national Martin Muzikant is on lock down tonight after appearing in the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court on a string of immigration offences.  He was busted on Sunday afternoon in [...]

COLA Fears Another Nanes Schnitzer Debacle

COLA’s fear, according to President Geovanni Brackett, is that in the wake of the Nanes Schnitzer debacle and the recent murder of Anne Swaney, Belize will only be getting another [...]

Melonie Coye to Get $3 Million from G.O.B.

The Government of Belize has been dealt another blow, on the heels of a recent loss in the Supreme Court where Justice Courtenay Abel ruled in favor of Titan International [...]

Former AG Says Lawsuits Against G.O.B. Cost Taxpayers

Prime Minister Dean Barrow was visibly angry when we asked him about another judgment against G.O.B. recently. That one concerns Titan Securities. Government has been ordered to pay almost nine [...]

Are Big Foreign Tour Operators Getting Better Deal Over Local Tour Operators?

And our question for tonight is: Do you believe big foreign tour operators are getting the better deal over local tour operators? Send your comments and responses using your SMART [...]

28 Cubans Freed from Belize Central Prison

Twenty-eight Cubans who have been incarcerated at the Belize Central Prison are free. The order was signed today and the directive sent to Prison officials. It is expected that the [...]

Wilfred Elrington Not Surprised by Guatemalan Settlement in Belizean Territory

We also asked Elrington about a settlement which has been discovered on the Belize side of the border with Guatemala. The revelation was made by Commander of the B.D.F. Brigadier [...]

Belize & Guatemala Foreign Ministers Meet in Belize

And on the subject of Belize – Guatemala relations, Elrington updated us on a Mixed Commission meeting held last Friday. That high-level session was attended by both Foreign Ministers, Elrington [...]

2 Teenagers Remanded for Stealing Nike Slippers

Two teenagers were in court today for allegedly stealing a pair of Nike slippers from a fourteen year old boy; an allegation for which they are now behind bars.  Ulide [...]

Inmates Caught Smuggling Weed

Magistrate Mendoza also dealt with the case of two inmates who were caught attempting to smuggle weed inside the Tango Eleven area of the Hattieville prison. Twenty-five year old Sergio [...]

P.U.P. Leadership Debate Called Off

With less than seventy-two hours before what would have been the first leadership debate in the history of the People’s United Party, organizers of the event have not surprisingly suspended [...]

Organizer Claims Debate Was a Non-Partisan Effort

Even though the planning committee are members of the People’s United Party, the debate was not sanctioned by the party.  The organizers believe that it is time for Belizeans to [...]

Fire Guts Storehouse in Corozal Free Zone

A mid-afternoon fire in the Corozal Free Zone has eviscerated a three-storey concrete warehouse.  The seventy-five by seventy-five foot structure, property of Orange Walk businessman Amit Moriani, went up in [...]

Ombudsman and Commissioner of Police Sign MOU

Last week in the House, the Leader of the Opposition, Francis Fonseca complained about the inactivity and ineffectiveness of Ombudsman Lionel Arzu saying he did not enjoy the confidence of [...]

Hattieville Police Make Weed Bust

Officers of the Rural Eastern Division continue to conduct anti-narcotic and anti-firearm operations within their two thousand square mile jurisdiction. Hattieville Police, in collaboration with the Special Patrol Unit, this [...]

OCEANA Examines Blackadore Caye Project

Almost two weeks ago, on January fourteenth, a first round of consultations was held with residents and stakeholders in San Pedro over the Blackadore Caye Tourism Project. The mega eco-tourism [...]

OCEANA Launches Fish Right Eat Right Initiative

A forum was held this morning in Belize City entitled Fish Right, Eat Right to promote the sustainable harvesting and consumption of seafood. As the name suggests, the program aims [...]