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Immigrants Line Up for G.O.B.’s New Refugee Program

Tonight, there are many questions surrounding a very vibrant and current refugee program in Belize, and somehow answers seem very scarce. Every week, hundreds of undocumented immigrants flock to the [...]

Belize Will Possibly Shelter Refugees Heading to the U.S.

So why the sudden urgency for a massive refugee program, or amnesty program of sorts? Is it the result of pressure from the U.S.? It’s possible because it is joined [...]

SATIIM Did Ask for Permission to Go Into the Sarstoon

On Thursday, we told you about a SATIIM trip cut unexpectedly short after rangers were denied entry to the Sarstoon by the Belize Defense Force. The boat carrying rangers was [...]

Party Council Meets to Discuss the Sarstoon and Related Issues

At a press conference on Thursday, the Prime Minister appealed to the People’s United Party to stand down from a visit to the Sarstoon. He asked them to return to [...]

Teenager Charged for Murder of Troy Cole

Late this afternoon, a teenager of Antelope Street Extension was arraigned in the Belize City Family Court for Wednesday’s broad daylight murder of Troy Cole. Cole was riding his bicycle [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Criticizes Sarstoon Law

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has also come out swinging against the recently enacted Sarstoon Law.  This afternoon, the N.T.U.C.B. issued a release decrying the piece of legislation, [...]

Union Has Issues With What Law Represents & How It Was Enacted

The N.T.U.C.B. has taken a singular position chiding government for its outwardly impulsive decision to effect the Sarstoon Law.  Its executives, however, were not all sold on the idea that [...]

Still No Charges in Camalote Double Murder

Akeem Thimbriel and Shawn Lopez were laid to rest today in Camalote, after they were gunned down last Sunday as they walked together in the village. The young men were [...]

Ryan Alvarez to Stand Trial for Murder

Almost a month ago, Devon Sankey was freed of the murder of Edward Albert Robinson and the attempted murder of notorious street figure Jamil Betancourt which occurred in October 2015 [...]

The People Speak on the Sarstoon

Earlier you heard the N.T.U.C.B. President come out against the amended regulations under Section Two of the Public Safety Act, which prohibits Belizeans from traveling to the Sarstoon River without [...]

Belize & Guatemalan Ombudsmen Discuss Chiquibul Incident

There are still few details on a meeting in Washington between the Foreign Ministers of Belize, Guatemala and the O.A.S. Secretary General. All we know is that there was a [...]

Arzu Says Chiquibul Incident Should Be Handled in Isolation

Now, Guatemala has been on an aggressive campaign, passing itself off as a victim and Belize as an aggressor. It has been telling the world that ten Guatemalans have been [...]

Ombudsmen Will Continue Discussions on Critical Issues

Ombudsman Arzu says that it is necessary to keep tabs on what his Guatemalan counterparts are up to and to keep the lines of communication open.   Lionel Arzu, Ombudsman [...]

Cleyon Needs a Bone Marrow Transplant

Twelve-year old Cleyon Marage continues to struggle to stay alive. So far he has undergone several surgeries in Merida to fight cancer and it appeared that his health condition was [...]

Family Raising Funds for Expensive Procedure

Now, the bone marrow transplant to save Cleyon’s life costs one hundred thousand dollars – money that the family does not have. So next week Saturday, May fourteenth, the Matura [...]

Kareem Clarke Food Drive Set for Saturday

The Kareem Clarke Memorial Fund will be holding its second scheduled food drive on Saturday in Belize City. The group was formed to celebrate the life of slain journalist Kareem [...]

Belize Zoo Celebrates National Tapir Day

National Tapir Day is the biggest event of the Belize Zoo’s calendar year; it is recognized every year on April twenty-seventh. But the day was commemorated this past Thursday with [...]

Where is 13 Year Old Shinique Perez?

Thirteen-year-old Shinique Perez has been reported missing by her mother for the past nine days.  The teenager has reportedly run away from home and was last seen in the Saint [...]