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Teenager Gunned Down in San Pedro; Another Wounded, 2 Suspects Detained

There was a brazen murder just before midday on San Pedro. Teenager Christian Contreras was gunned down as he was hanging out with a friend outside of a bar in [...]

Police Intervene to Stop Drug-Related Killings on Island

While police will not say why eighteen-year-old Christian Contreras was killed, it is widely believed that is linked to the drug problem on the island. Several of the killings in [...]

Police Hunt Brazen Killer of Dorian Sutherland Following Fatal Argument

In the Old Capital, police continue to look for a man that committed a brazen murder around five o’clock on Monday on La Croix Boulevard. Dorian Sutherland, a father of [...]

Cops Know & Seek Killer of Daniel Anderson

Meanwhile, police say they know who fired the fatal shots outside of Bismark Club following a birthday celebration which killed Daniel Anderson and left two others hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. [...]

City Council Scrambles to Fix Payroll Problem at H.R.C.U.

No worker likes to be left high and dry at the bank or credit union on payday, and so the complaints of sanitation workers since Friday have been reaching ears [...]

Credit Union Says Payment Reached Them at Noon Today

Shortly after our interview, the Council’s Director of Finance Marilyn Ordonez confirmed through public relations officer for the Council, Shane Williams, that the H.R.C.U. problem had been resolved and workers [...]

Chicken Dread Vs CitCo, Round 3: This Time He Faces Obstruction Charge

Paul “Chicken Dread” Ferguson is once again at odds with the City Council. Back on September fifth, we reported that Ferguson had a fallout with members of the police department [...]

1 Year Later, B.N.T.U. Defiant as Strike Documentary Released

Time does fly, and it is now exactly one year since the Belize National Teachers’ Union walked out of their classrooms and took to the streets in green t-shirts. They [...]

New B.N.T.U. Prez Proud of Documentary

B.N.T.U. President Elena Smith pronounced herself satisfied with the documentary and said that proceeds from sales would be split with Kremandala Limited as producers. The B.N.T.U.’s portion, she said, would [...]

OCEANA Pushes Best Practices for Sustainable Marine Environment

At the next meeting of the House in mid-October, a bill will be introduced on the indefinite moratorium against offshore oil exploration activity. The content has not been circulated and [...]

The P.U.P.’s Prescription for Keeping Fuel Prices Down

After reaching some of their highest levels this year, fuel prices are expected to moderate with the coming shipment of petroleum from Venezuela, as part of a restarted Petrocaribe program. [...]

Opposition Wants 3 Questions Answered by Senate Inquiry

Fallout continues from Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s decision to stop further allocations to the Senate Special Select Committee beyond November. At first the Prime Minister contended that further funding was [...]

Briceño Says G.S.U. for Rogue ex-Ministers Turned Immigration Agents

On Saturday, following the National Party Council of the P.U.P., Briceño reiterated a party position on the Gang Suppression Unit. He has recommitted to disbanding the unit in a future [...]

B.N.T.U. Strike Back On? Union Planning and Waiting

There are rumblings on the streets that the B.N.T.U. is ready to resume their strike, and the hard, militant talk at today’s launch certainly stirred up old emotions and feelings. [...]

‘Noh Play Smart!’ B.N.T.U. Will Hit Back at P.M.

As you heard earlier, the Teachers’ Union has not taken kindly to Prime Minister Dean Barrow attempting to go around them in his response to their letter seeking an update [...]

B.N.T.U. to Students: Proud Of You, We Have Your Back!

The disappearance and return of Kelvin Usher last week touched many, especially students of Saint John’s College Junior College, which counted him as a classmate and friend. Many of them [...]

City Council Thinks It Should Not Pay G.S.T.; Audit Says It Owes $5 Mil

Earlier this year, the Auditor General’s annual report for 2012-2013 cited multiple instances of irregularities in several government departments, particularly the Ministries of Works and Education and the Belize Defence [...]

Courts Name New Arbitrators

A team of thirty-nine professionals completed training and took the oath as Court Connected Arbitrators under the Supreme Court of Belize in late September.  The Chairman of the Court’s Mediation [...]

Belize Connects with Morocco on Marine and Coastal Development

The Kingdom of Morocco is all the way in Africa, but that huge country with a population of thirty-two million plus, shares commonalities with Belize. This week, representatives from Morocco [...]