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Does Muslim Militant Killed in Philippines Have Belize Link?

An Islamic militant killed in the Philippines last week may have family ties in Belize and tonight there are more questions than answers in this case. The story has been [...]

Evangelical Association Petitions President Trump for Ambassador with “Biblical Values”

This afternoon, Donald Trump was officially inaugurated as the forty-fifth President of the United States of America. He succeeds Barack Obama, who appointed Carlos Moreno, former California Supreme Court judge, [...]

“Red flags” on Puerto Azul over Money Issues

Following the inaugural Sitting of the Senate on Thursday, Leader of Government Business, Senator Godwin Hulse, spoke at length with the media about the botched Puerto Azul project.  The proposed [...]

Should Ministers Have Gone on Cannes Junket for Puerto Azul?

Senator Hulse also admits that eyebrows were certainly raised when the developers mentioned the unbelievably high wages that housekeepers and landscapers would be receiving.  He says that the big money [...]

Ara Macao is Back – But in What Form?

In what can only be described as perverse fate, a week that featured news of an implosion of a mega-tourism development project, namely Puerto Azul, ends with news of a [...]

Belize City Police Lock Down Possible Undocumented Workers

A group of laborers, presumably from other countries within Central America, was rounded up by Belize City police this morning at a construction site of Golden Bay on Marine Parade. [...]

Carl Reneau to Court for Jaheem Mahler Murder

The accused gunman in the murder of Jaheem Mahler was escorted to the Belize City Magistrate’s Court for arraignment this morning. Twenty-eight year old Carl Reneau appeared before Senior Magistrate [...]

New Alcaldes Sworn-In in Toledo

Seventy-six alcaldes representing thirty-eight Maya communities in Southern Belize took the oath of office earlier today during a swearing-in ceremony.  The traditional leaders were each elected by a majority of [...]

Toledo Alcaldes Also Elect New President, Plan Strategy

At the time of the swearing-in ceremony, Santiago Quib was chosen by the majority to ascend to the presidency of the TAA.  The Maya community also acknowledges the support given [...]

The Math of the Referendum Act

In wrapping up Thursday’s debate on the Referendum Act, which the Government is seeking to have amended to reflect a simple majority as validating a referendum on any issue, Leader [...]

Fyffes Sell-Out to Sumitomo Should Not Affect Belize, Says Agriculture Minister

In agricultural news: it slipped under the radar, but in December 2016, Irish fruit distribution company Fyffes, well known in Belize for purchasing Belizean bananas, was bought out by Japan’s [...]

Shrimp Farming Tries to Rebound, But Difficulties Remain

Among the most disappointing performers in Belize’s “big five” line-up of exports – sugar, citrus, bananas, marine products and petroleum – is marine products and particularly the shrimp farming industry. [...]

Introducing Miss Belize Universe, Rebecca Rath

All this week we’ve been showing you snippets of Rebecca Rath’s journey to the Miss Universe crown in Manila, Philippines. Rath and the other contestants are participating in a number [...]

What to Look For with Cyber Crime

Cyber bullying is a crime that occurs every split of a second on social media. But the truth it, that at least for now, there is little that can be [...]

Prestigious St. Catherine Academy Marks 134th Anniversary

You probably know or are related to someone who studies or who has passed through the halls of Saint Catherine Academy. The all-girls high school continues as a vanguard institution [...]