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Is Post of New Regional Health Manager in the North a Political Appointment?

There is a new regional health manager for the two northern districts. Thirty-year old Audibaldo Monima Junior, an officer with the Belize National Coast Guard has been given a contract [...]

Foreign Minister Says Guatemala is Claiming All of Belize

Just how much of Belize is Guatemala claiming? It’s a valid question, but the answer may surprise you. We’ve always thought that the claim was for roughly half of Belize, [...]

O.A.S. Gets Ready to Investigate Border Incidents and Incursions into Belize

The O.A.S. is getting set to commence its investigation into the death of a Guatemalan minor in the Chiquibul. And according to Minister Wilfred Elrington, that organization will also be [...]

Minister of Education Comments on Guatemalan Students in Belize

For days we have received reports that dozens of Guatemalans students have been lining up for enrolment at Mount Carmel High School and other schools in Benque Viejo Del Carmen. [...]

National Garifuna Council Condemns Senseless Murder of John Jay

An autopsy was conducted on the body of thirty-five-year-old John Jay Rodriguez at the K.H.M.H. morgue this afternoon.  The well-known musician was callously slain during a robbery attempt in Dangriga [...]

Despite Gloomy IMF Report, Mayor Bradley Says It’s Still All Good

There is growing concern over the findings of the IMF team released in the recent Article Four consultations. That report points to a weakening fiscal position which has proportionately increased [...]

Rift? What Rift in the U.D.P.?

Patrick Faber was sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister on Tuesday, and as expected, a majority of Cabinet did not show up to share in his proud moment. While not [...]

Trio of Fishermen Busted for Out-of-Season Lobster

The Fisheries Department was in heavy operations country wide and while in the city on Tuesday, they came across a camp where they found three men in possession of one [...]

Seguros Arraigned for Illegal Possession of Hicatees

On Tuesday, we reported on a major bust in rural Belize District by the Fisheries Department. Two Biscayne men, Goldburn Seguro and his nephew Hilberto Seguro were intercepted near the [...]

Chinese Businessman Arraigned for Purchasing Stolen Guatemalan Vehicle

A Chinese businessman, Jian Huan Jiang, who bought a stolen vehicle in 2011 faced the music in court today. Jiang was found guilty of one of two offenses brought by [...]

CEMO Hosts 4th Annual Symposium on Road Safety

This morning, representatives of various government, municipal and private organizations gathered for the City Emergency Management Organization’s fourth annual symposium. Timed to coincide with the start of the hurricane season, [...]

An Interregional Tourism Campaign is Launched in Central America

A new interregional tourism campaign was unveiled simultaneously across seven Central American countries this morning.  Under the banner “Central America is Yours, Enjoy it”, the Ministry of Tourism and Civil [...]

Half a Million Internet Users are Targeted for Social Media Campaign

The participating agencies have worked closely to design special packages that aim to show the true value of tourist attractions in Central America through social media and website placements.   [...]

4th Annual Climate Outlook Forum

On Tuesday the National Meteorological Service of Belize hosted its fourth Climate Outlook Forum. The twice yearly session included representation from different sectors, gathered together to discuss how the forecast [...]

Insurance Powerhouse Guardian Group Returns to Belize After Brief Hiatus

NemWil, Regent and Guardian Life Insurance….they are well-known insurance companies that have operated in Belize as agents for the Guardian Holdings Group out of the Caribbean. Now under the new [...]

A New Technical Department Building for Gwen Liz is Coming Soon

Ground was officially broken this afternoon for the expansion of Gwen Lizarraga High School.  The construction of an adjoining building which is being funded by the Social Investment Fund has [...]