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Will Belize and Guatemala Discuss Sarstoon Protocols at OAS General Assembly?

The O.A.S. General Assembly is slated for next week. The annual session is the highest level of political engagement in the hemisphere between foreign ministers. It was stated at the [...]

Lisa Shoman Disagrees with Elrington’s Opinion on Internationalizing Border Dispute

The very strong remarks made by former Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega have gotten very positive attention locally. Vega castigated Guatemala for what he called a troubling shift in foreign [...]

Shoman Disagrees with Foreign Minister on Sarstoon Annexation

Foreign Minister Elrington also, during his extended interview, explained that allegations that Guatemala is annexing the Sarstoon are unfounded and impossible. Shoman says she respectfully disagrees.   Lisa Shoman, Member [...]

So What is Guatemala’s Position on Claiming all of Belize?

And then there was that unexpected assertion from Foreign Minister Elrington on Tuesday. He claimed that based on Guatemalan’s repudiation of the 1859 Treaty, that country is now claiming the [...]

Mounting Outcry Over Appointment of New Regional Health Manager

On Wednesday night, News Five broke the story of Audibaldo Monima, Belize’s brand new Regional Health Manager for the north, including major health facilities in Orange Walk and Corozal. Almost [...]

3-way Collision on George Price Highway

There was a three vehicle pileup on the George Price Highway between mile thirty-four and thirty-five this afternoon. A white Isuzu D-max, the property of Belize Telemedia Limited, was extensively [...]

G.O.B. Loses to Belize Bank in UHS Arbritration, $36 Million Awarded

In the most recent chain of losses for the Government of Belize, a federal judge in the District of Columbia confirmed on Wednesday the enforcement of the arbitration award against [...]

Crooked Tree Fishermen Halted on Haul Day!

Haul Day is a big event in the Crooked Tree, Belize District. It allows fisher folks to catch fish in the lagoon within the wildlife sanctuary for their own consumption [...]

B.P.P. Says No to ICJ, Yes to UN Security Council

Amid the ongoing territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala, the Belize Progressive Party has been unwavering in its position that a resolution at the International Court of Justice is not [...]

Is There an Amendment to the Referendum Act in the Offing?

Of concern to the B.P.P. is recent talk that the Referendum Act will be amended.  This, according to Bobby Lopez, has raised the ire of the party and, if necessary, [...]

B.P.P. No Longer to Disclose Source of Campaign Finances

The issue of campaign financing is one that the B.P.P. has been wanting to address since entering the political fray.  While neither of the established mass parties are willing to [...]

Lisa Shoman Comments on Sarstoon Situation

The Sarstoon has been a fixture in the newscast for months, but what’s the latest on the river? Can we go there without being stopped, or not? The P.U.P. did [...]

No Sleeping at the Wheel on ICJ Resolution

And finally, there’s the International Court of Justice. There’s no certainty that the dispute will end up in that forum and if it does, that is years in the future. [...]

Belize Offers Condolences on Loss of Boxing Legend

This Friday, flags will be flying at half mast on official buildings to pay tribute to the legendary boxer, Muhammed Ali, who passed away on June third. The government announced [...]

U.S. Deportee Fined for not Checking in with GSU

A deportee, who was sent back to Belize from the U.S., will have to pay a fine for not reporting to the GSU as required. Twenty-five year old Keith Flowers [...]

Nikolai James to Stand Trial for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with Minor

Today, a preliminary inquiry determined that a Belize City security guard will have to stand trial at the Supreme Court for the offense of unlawful sexual intercourse of a girl [...]

OCEANA Unveils Belize City Mural

World Ocean’s Day was celebrated on Wednesday.  OCEANA headed the activities to promote awareness of a healthy environment. Today, a mural of Belize’s natural wonders was unveiled in a prominent [...]

Healthy Living Looks At A Condition Affecting Men

It’s not the kind of diagnosis that men, who are the least frequent to visit the doctor, would go pursuing. In fact, the symptoms are so common place that most [...]