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A Well-known Football Player is Slain in Belize City

The city is still reeling from another senseless murder. A well-known footballer was shot and killed early this morning on Dolphin Street. Jason Young left his wife and children at [...]

High School Student is Shot on Neal Pen Road

Prior to the murder of Jason Young, there was a shooting in the city. Around nine-forty on Thursday night, seventeen year old Cameron Moreira, a student of Maud Williams High [...]

Chef Ainslie is Robbed at Gunpoint

Well-known Belize City businessman Chef Ainslie Castro, former co-host of Creative Caribbean Cooking at the Radisson, is the victim of an armed robbery.  Sometime after one o’clock this afternoon, Chef [...]

Did William ‘Danny’ Mason Rub Shoulders with ‘Sedi’ Elrington?

The tale of William “Danny” Mason continues in the headlines. That’s because the feeding frenzy is still rabid.  Numerous ministers and senior public officers have admitted they trekked up Intelco [...]

Foreign Affairs Minister was not Briefed on Arenal Murder

On Monday night, a Belizean was murdered on the Guatemalan side of Arenal. Twenty-four year old Mario Estuardo Cunil was stabbed to the chest allegedly by Guatemalan national Rolman Aldana [...]

Price Barracks Breaks Under Hurricane Earl

In times of national emergency and natural disaster, Belize Defense Force personnel are among the first responders.  Whether deploying from their headquarters at Price Barracks or from elsewhere, the men [...]

Taiwan Donates Two Hundred Thousand to Hurricane Relief

The Government of Belize has received a donation of one hundred thousand U.S. dollars from Taiwan, in the wake of Hurricane Earl.  Relief efforts are ongoing and contributions from various [...]

Minister of State Barnett Speaks on Belize/Taiwan Relationship

Present for the handing over of the cheque was Senator Dr. Carla Barnett.  As the newly sworn-in Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Barnett plays a critical role [...]

Donation Earmarked for NEMO

In Belize Rural North, the area of the country hardest hit by Hurricane Earl, flood relief continues.  The Relief Supplies Management Committee is mobilizing outreach to people in affected communities [...]

14 Cases Called Up for Bail Hearing

As many as fourteen bail applications were heard today; there were no objections to eleven, but in the case of the remaining three sensational cases, there were strenuous objections presented. [...]

Melissa Ferguson Also Applies for Supreme Court Bail

The bail application for Melissa Ferguson, the wife of murder suspect William “Danny’’ Mason, also came up but was deferred to Monday because Crown Counsel Rene Montero told the court [...]

Guatemala Hardens Its Position on Territorial Dispute

The issue of the Guatemalan claim to Belize has somewhat faded in the background due to the ongoing William “Danny” Mason saga and more recently Hurricane Earl. While we had [...]

An Agreement on Sarstoon Protocol Expected at Year’s End

Turning to the Sarstoon, where it appears Guatemala is no longer exerting aggression. The last we heard was that discussions on establishing a protocol would be held between Belize and [...]

Guatemalan Government Appoints New Foreign Minister

But when that meeting does come about, will Elrington be meeting with a new Guatemalan Foreign Minister? Reports are that there an impending shake-up in the Guatemalan cabinet and that [...]

B.T.B. Invites American Gymnast Simone Biles to Belize

On Wednesday we told you about Simone Biles, the American gymnast with a special Belizean connection, who was all set to dominate in the Olympic Women’s Gymnastics competition.  The competition [...]

Annual Unicomer Scholarships Awarded

Today, Unicomer’s Dare to Dream Scholarship program, in its eighteenth year, saw a new cohort of fourteen students benefit from the program. A total of thirty-three applicants were interviewed and [...]

B.D.F. Wraps Up Annual Summer Program

Summer camps are winding down and students are preparing to return to classrooms. One of the biggest camps concluded today with a display at Price Barracks. Hundreds of children took [...]

Summer Camp Concludes at Samuel Haynes Institute

On the south side of Belize City, the Samuel Haynes Institute of Excellence organized a closing ceremony for its summer program today. Primary school children participated in the camp that [...]