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Embattled F.F.B. President Addresses Charges Made Against Him

The Football Federation of Belize is deeply divided tonight and its president Ruperto Vicente is under threat from his own executive. On Thursday night in Belmopan, three executive members made [...]

Ruperto Vicente Says Disgruntled F.F.B. Executives are Free to Step Down

While F.F.B. President Ruperto Vicente is preparing to run against members of his existing administration, the trio of executives opposing his presidency maintains that it is the final opportunity to [...]

Fruta Bomba Winds Down Quicker than Initially Expected

Lay-offs at Fruta Bomba and Belize Food Packers Limited are taking place up north. The companies which are located in San Joaquin Village and Corozal Town will be letting go, [...]

Bureau of Standards Comes Down Hard on Rice Producer in the North

There is a development tonight in the rice industry, which does not have to do with importer Jack Charles. The Belize Bureau of Standards says it has served what is [...]

Annual Law Conference takes on Border Dispute

Today, members of the Bar and the Bench gathered at the Belize Biltmore Plaza for a forum of sorts. It was dubbed a law conference, but the focus wasn’t law, [...]

Why is there a Serious Backlog in the Justice System?

There is a critical backlog in the justice system and while it’s nothing new, it seems to be getting much worse. It has become commonplace for accused criminals to spend [...]

Bar President Comments on Formation of Another Legal Fraternity

In September 2014 Government moved legislation to amend the Legal Profession Act. That legislation removed mandatory membership in the Bar Association and paved the way for attorneys to form or [...]

Missing Caledonia Resident Luis Alcoser Resurfaces

A resident from the village of Caledonia, Corozal went missing on the morning of January fifth, 2016. His vehicle, a KIA Sportage, was found abandoned off the main highway near [...]

Accused Rapist Daniel Rios Remains in Custody

Tonight, twenty-seven year old Daniel Rios, who is being accused of raping a nine year old child remains in custody at the Belize Central Prison. A preliminary inquiry has determined [...]

Coastguard Busts Trio of Fishermen with Illegal Lobster Tails

While on patrol on Crayfish Caye, Turneffe atoll, the Belize Coastguard made a bust this morning for the Fisheries Department. Three men from Belama Phase Two, Belize City were found [...]

Has Belize Lost Grounds in the Sarstoon?

In the past year there has been a perceived escalation in hostilities between Belize and Guatemala. That perception gained wings when thirty-seven Belizeans were basically kidnapped by Guatemalan military in [...]

News Five to Attend Media Workshop in Barbados

Reporter Duane Moody and I are among a group of regional media personnel who will be participating in a Media Law Workshop to be held in Barbados which is funded [...]

Alcaldes Convene to Discuss Appointment of Toledo Land Rights Commission

The Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission was named a few weeks ago.  The breadth of its work is the implementation of a Consent Order by the Caribbean Court of Justice.  [...]

D.P.P. to Proceed with Prosecution Santa Cruz 13

Also discussed during today’s gathering was the Director of Public Prosecution’s decision to proceed with legal action against the Santa Cruz Thirteen.  They were arrested and detained last year for [...]

High School Students March in the Name of Drug Education

Today, students of Nazarene High School culminated a week of drug education with a march through Belize City streets and a rally. It was an intensive session in which the [...]