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M.A.A. Wrangle Continues; Sedi Says Negotiations Failed with Passage of Act in 1993

Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington is back from the recent SICA summit in Panama where he met with his new Guatemalan counterpart, Sandra Erica Jovel Polanco, appointed in August [...]

Sedi Accuses Eamon: Disingenuous and Wants My Job

Foreign Minister Elrington made note that the Cabinet is reviewing the amendment to the M.A.A.  But he went on the offensive against Courtenay, accusing him of all sorts of things [...]

Still No Sarstool Protocol, But Guatemala Relaxes

It is closing in on two years since the government was forced to temporarily close access to the Sarstoon River after Guatemalan military personnel started enforcing its claim to the [...]

Agree to Disagree on Offensive Map

Belize and Guatemala traded protest notes earlier this year over two inter-linked issues: Guatemala employing offensive maps of the countries linked together except for a jagged line, and Belize using [...]

Referendum April 15th, International Partners Asked to Pay

Guatemala is planning its referendum on the International Court of Justice question for next April fifteenth.  If a simple majority is achieved the ball moves to Belize’s court to vote [...]

Pair in Cocaine Moved Charged and Jailed

A duo was arraigned today in the Magistrate Court for a cocaine bust made in the City over the weekend. The men are from Caye Caulker and Lords Bank, Belize [...]

Old Beef, Ideal Pouch Led to Vicious Chopping

Fifty-three-year-old Dennis Bodden, a sanitation worker with the Belize City Council, is yet to appear before the magistrate’s court where he will face charges in connection with a near-fatal assault [...]

Mark Vasquez’s Accused Killer Still Under Guard, Not Charged

Charges, if any, are yet to be preferred on a suspect who is presently in police custody after being released from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital earlier today.  According to [...]

Thieves Hold Up, Shoot Inside BBOC Bus

A B.B.O.C. bus run out west was held up a by a pair of thieves on Monday night in the vicinity of Camalote Village.  According to forty-two-year-old Betty Torres, a [...]

UB in P.G. Hit for Guns, Ammo

Two pistols and a trove of ammunition were stolen from the University of Belize Punta Gorda Campus. Police say that burglars broke into an office sometime between seven on Monday [...]

1 Charged in Stabbing inside Moe’s Pizza Grill

A Belize City mason from the Gungulung area remains hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for stab injuries to the chest and back. On Monday night, Sherman Sanker had [...]

Dean Nembhard Jr. Reeled in for Monica’s Robbery

Twenty-one-year-old Nutmeg Street resident, Dean Nembhard Junior is spending his first night behind bars at the Central Prison after he was arraigned today for the robbery at Monica’s Pawn Shop.  [...]

Holding Company for Developer Formed Just 1 Year Ago

The criminal past of Jorge Abraham Jaen, the Miami investor behind the multi-million dollar investment in the Basil Jones Airstrip to convert it into a full-scale international airport, continues to [...]

P.U.P. Says Its Shades of Puerto Azul

There’s more on the proposed international airport. The People’s United Party today reacted to the announcement of a proposed multimillion dollar international airport on San Pedro. Calling it ‘Déjà Vu [...]

Area Rep, Long Barracks Residents at War over a Home for the Holidays

A new home for the holidays is a wish for many at this time of the year. With space a scarce commodity in the Old Capital, any initiative to provide [...]

New Guatemalan Lady F.M. Makes Impression on Wilfred Elrington

Earlier we made mention of the first meeting between Foreign Minister Elrington and his Guatemalan counterpart, Sandra Jovel Polanco who succeeded Carlos Raul Morales in August. Polanco is the first [...]

Roaring Creek to Get 11-Million-Dollar Bridge

It’s arguably one of the most trafficked bridges in the country of Belize, but also one of the more poorly maintained. The Government of Belize and M and M Engineering [...]

Secret Santa Returns to North Side; Hams Given Away

Santa is in town! He is here to bring some cheer to needy families and so today he was out in full force giving away hams around the city. This [...]