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Amy Forte calls on P.M. to clear her name in alleged land fraud and forgery

There are more revelations tonight concerning the extent of the Vega family’s grab for land across the country. Not only was there land swapping with seemingly willing accomplices, but new [...]

P.M. on Vega land deals: “What it is, is what it is”

It remains to be seen how the Prime Minister and Senator Doctor Carla Barnett, who has been put in day-to-day charge of the Ministry of Natural Resources, will react to [...]

Singer Dajah shakes off trauma of robbery near cemetery

For the second time in several months, a well-known Belizean artist is the victim of an armed robbery. The most recent and brazen attack occurred this morning near the Lord [...]

Down, but not out: Philip Willoughby trods on

The last word on Sunday’s United Democratic Party municipal convention in Belize City goes to the vanquished Philip Willoughby. He lost out to the better-heeled Dion Leslie for the mayoral [...]

Councilor candidate will push for more social City Council

Even though Willoughby is not at the top of the ticket, his decision to focus his race on promoting a “softer social” side of a council appears to have some [...]

Drugs, gangs, and the fragile truce in Belize City

Following months of calm, the bloodbath in the month of August has resulted in eight murders. Not all, but it is considered that most of the killings are gang-related. So [...]

Indian community disproves report that visas for visiting ballet not paid for

The Chinese Disabled People Performing Arts Troupe departed the country earlier today, after spending a few days in Belize visiting with the local Chinese community.  But their brief stay in [...]

Divided Football Federation seeks to heal wounds at extraordinary congress

Back in June the tenth general congress of the Football Federation of Belize dissolved into uncertainty as a majority of the Federation’s members decided to boycott the process, which would [...]

P.R. officer let go in ‘streamlining’ of F.F.B. office

Acting President Kuylen expects full quorum since the meeting was called for by members. Also on the agenda are the dismissals of general secretary Michael Blease and others. Blease was [...]

Belize football looks to the future

It has not been a good year on or off the field for Belize in football. In January, the national team was shut out of qualification for the Gold Cup, [...]

Teen told to keep the peace after slapping girlfriend twice

Nineteen-year-old Kadeem Augustine was remanded to the Belize Central Prison on Friday, after pleading guilty to harming his girlfriend.  The teenager, who claims to be in love with his girlfriend, [...]

Impatient security guard fined for taking off in B.E.L. vehicle

Twenty-one-year-old Maximiliano Morey, a security guard of Milpa Area, Ladyville, is in hot water after making off with a vehicle from Belize Electricity Limited’s Magazine Road compound on Saturday.  It [...]

C.C.J.’s President, Sir Dennis Byron, set to retire

But the highest court, the Caribbean Court of Justice headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago announced the imminent retiring of Sir Dennis Bryon, having reached his seventh non-renewable year at the [...]

Bethel primary schoolers have fees covered by organization

Children First and Last Belize is a non-profit organization that supports children in education and health care. As a part of their contribution to education, today members of the organization [...]

Who will reign over the Carnival?

On Friday, the annual carnival motorcade throughout the streets of Belize City gets underway. This will be followed by the revered competition of the giant costumes on Saturday night at [...]

Has something happened to missing teen Erwin Rodriguez?

Seventeen-year-old Erwin Paulino Rodriguez of Grown Dove Street in Belize City is missing. The teen was last seen in the Jane Usher Boulevard area on Thursday sometime after three o’clock [...]

Teenager “Pito” Reyes sought in vicious chopping in San Jose

Police have issued a bulletin for an eighteen-year-old Orange Walkenos who is wanted for a vicious crime that occurred last Thursday in the village of San Jose in the north. [...]

Prevail Combat calls junior jiu-jitsus

On Monday, we reported that the Prevail Combat Club of Belize City hauled in thirteen medals, eight of which are gold, when they participated in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition held [...]

KTV remixes the rhythm and blues for final four

KTV, the Remix is inching closer to a successful end. The show started with fifteen performers selected from a wide pool of talent from around the country.  After many rounds [...]