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U.S. Re-States Authority on Fate of Edmond Castro Visa

The diplomatic and visitor’s visas of Minister Edmond Castro were revoked in May, but the reason remains under a cloud of suspicion. News of the revocation came via a press [...]

Washington Watches Belmopan, But is Not Recording

In open court, as well as during a recent testimony before the Senate Special Select Committee, Burgess has gone on record to state that the U.S. Embassy is in possession [...]

U.S. ‘Discusses’ Saldivar Coast Guard Situation, Assured It Will Not Happen Again

The Belmopan Bandits recently played its last game in the NEBL Finals.  Players and fans of the basketball team owner by Minister of Defense John Saldivar did not show up [...]

Orlando Vera Challenges Conviction, Seeks Bail

He faces two years in prison, but senior forensic ballistic examiner Orlando Vera, convicted for abetment to pervert the course of justice, is fighting his conviction and sentence.  Today, he [...]

Trio in Tanya Carter Robbery Spared Jail

A trio of teenagers were handed suspended prison sentences for their roles in the robbery of entertainer Tanya Carter more than a week ago. Magistrate Carlon Mendoza sentenced nineteen year [...]

A Child’s Mischief; a Teacher’s Frustration; a Mother’s Outrage in San Pablo

Corporal punishment was outlawed in Belizean schools in 2013, despite much complaint from the teaching corps. Previously, it was only the province of the principal or designated teacher to spank [...]

Man Shot to Death by Police in Chunox

There is another fatal shooting up north in the Corozal District. At this time, police are at the scene in the village of Chunox where a resident was shot this [...]

Security Guard Shot, Left Critical for Firearm

A security officer remains hospitalized tonight after an attempt on his life on Thursday night. John Hoare is employed by Technical Security System from Cayo but was on duty in [...]

Kidnapped San Pedro Girl Back in Belize

Hamy Reyes is tonight safe at the San Ignacio Police Station. The seven-year-old student of Ambergris Elementary School in San Pedro was abducted by her grandmother from the babysitter’s house [...]

The Barrier Reef Still in Danger

The Belize Barrier Reef System will remain on the UNESCO world heritage site ‘in danger list.’  It has been on this list for eight years and in March of this [...]

U.S. Opens New Ladyville Health Center

The key for a new health center was delivered today by the U.S. Government to the Ministry of Health. The project was undertaken by the Beyond the Horizon 2017 humanitarian [...]

Evangelicals Dismayed by Church-State Split

This week, the Church-State Commission suffered a fracture with the withdrawal of Reverend Roosevelt Papouloute, president of the Belize Council of Churches, and Bishop Philip Wright of the Anglican Diocese, [...]

Churches Want Role in Solving Violence in Belize

While the rate has slowed down of late, especially in Belize City, crime and especially murder remains an issue at the forefront of the national consciousness. Valiant efforts are being [...]

Farewell to Kaina from B.A.A. Prez

It’s no secret that the Belize Athletics Association and Belizean Track and Field athlete Kaina Martinez have been at odds, after she was not chosen to participate in the Rio [...]

Harvest Caye Can’t Have ‘Big Red’

Over two weeks ago, a Scarlet Macaw named ‘Big Red’ was taken from the Belize Bird Rescue and transferred to its new home on Harvest Caye.  About a year ago, [...]

Watch Out for Manatees in Placencia Lagoon

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Harvest Caye destination in the South has drummed up big business for the company and to a lesser extent for Belizean vendors. But the increased traffic in [...]

Ministry of Health Takes Control of Pharmaceutical Imports

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Health issued a notice through the office of the Director of Health Services, informing that the processing of all customs entries for pharmaceutical products will [...]

Construction, Accreditation and Standards

The Belize Bureau of Standards joined the rest of the world today to observe world accreditation day. This year, the focus is on delivering confidence in construction and build environment. [...]

Haven House Hosts Anti-Domestic Violence Walk

The Haven House is a non-profit shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. It was established in 1993 to provide support and intervention services including emergency [...]

The Olympic Day Fun Run Takes Over Downtown

On Sunday, the annual Olympic Day Run takes place in downtown Belize City; the event is organized by National Olympic Committee and executed by the Belize Athletics Association. It started [...]