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G.O.B. Gets Ducks in a Row to Pay B.T.L. Compensation

The Government of Belize says it has the money. But tonight, the question is whether it will meet the November tenth deadline for final payment of compensation for the double [...]

If All Goes Well, Long-Term Reserves Will Recover in 2 Years

The removal of seventy-eight million U.S. dollars or the equivalent of a hundred and sixty million Belize dollars from the country’s foreign assets is nothing to sneeze at.  And the [...]

Premium Fuel Prices to be Reduced, Stabilized

October has come and gone and fuel prices remain relatively high despite continuous protest. As of October twenty-eighth, premium fuel retails at eleven dollars and ninety-two cents, compared to ten [...]

Guats Protested B.D.F. Documentary?

Turning to another matter of national interest….Belize has, for now, raised no objections to Guatemala once again promoting its unfounded claim with an offensive map purporting to include our territory, [...]

Central Bank Hosts Regional Economists

They are the moving hands, rarely seen, in control of national economies and finance structures. Their word can determine how much a country receives for projects, chart investment and growth, [...]

Fines for Chinese-Taiwanese Connection over False Nationality Certificate

Chinese national Zheng Yuanran and a Taiwanese national acting as his translator remain in police custody tonight in Belmopan. Zheng entered Belize on Sunday, November fifth, but the pair was [...]

Caye Caulker Man Wrong to Keep, Display Wild Raccoon Family

It is not surprising for residents in rural areas of the country to be found in possession of certain wildlife species.  As a matter of fact, in some southern communities [...]

Will Employees’ Trust Let the Sunshine In?

While the final payment for the B.T.L. nationalization is to be met by Friday, there is still one more related case that may head to court.  That is Sunshine Holdings—the [...]

Pair ‘Stock and Go’ Stout, Monster, Caribbean Chicken

A duo of men was caught with their hands in the cookie jar at the Stock and Go store of businessman Marlon Skeen on November fifth.  They were seen on [...]

Police Shoot Ladyville Man Involved in Domestic Dispute

Thirty-six-year-old Leon Usher is in the hospital under police guard after cops shot him in the knee on Tuesday.  Ladyville police were called out to Usher’s residence in the Milpa [...]

Driver Turned Accident Victim Faces Likely Prosecution

A notice of intended prosecution has been served on the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a massive head-on collision on Tuesday morning near the outskirts of Belize [...]

Police Meet and Greet in Jane Usher; No Interviews

The crime-ridden community of Port Loyola known as Jane Usher Boulevard has been designated as a hotspot by the Belize Police Department, following a recent spate of shootings in that [...]

Senate Hearing Put Off to Next Week

Channel Five viewers who this morning tuned in expecting live coverage of the scheduled public hearing of the Senate Special Select Committee will have been disappointed that there was none. [...]

Youths Tackle Crime Issues at World Summit

A World Youth Conference continues today in the Belize City. Representatives from over fifty countries are revisiting the importance of the Sustainable Development goals to their own advancement.  One common, [...]

International Film Festival Welcomes Lynn Whitfield as Judge

The Belize International Film Festival officially opens on Thursday. Apart from screening films from all around the world, there will be an award show to recognize the best submissions. This [...]

Filming on Location in Belize Means Incentive

And while the Film Festival is a lot about celebrating the best in submissions, it is also looks at how to move the budding film industry forward.  At today’s “meet [...]

How Film Tells Your Story

For those who have an interest to break into the film industry, the Hollywood panel told the press that Belizeans need to start telling authentic stories that connect universally. So, [...]

Women Gather for Inspiration on Entrepreneurship

While some doors have opened, there is still a long way to go for women to ease into the top of businesses.  A conference taking place today has brought women [...]

B.E.L. Sends More Linemen to Hurricane-Raved British Virgin Islands

A second team of five linemen has been deployed to assist the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation with ongoing power restoration on the group of islands. The team, which is [...]

Youth Footballers to Arizona International Camp

Three Belizean football athletes, twelve-year-old Keffer Pertau and thirteen-year-olds Kayia Requeña and Javan Belisle left Belize today en route to Casa Grande in Arizona, U.S.A. to participate in the Rush [...]

Deanna Gomez Succeeds Sonia Lenares at the Y

There’s a new leader at the helm of the Young Women’s Christian Association.  In the YWCA’s sixty plus years of service to Belize, Deanna Gomez is only its ninth General [...]