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Cayo Mayor Vs P.U.P. Supporter: Mischief or ‘Chance’?

As the March seventh elections draw closer, temperatures are running high in Cayo where the two political parties are clashing and violence is emerging. On Thursday evening, a young man [...]

Foreign Affairs Says Andrew Bennett Extradition Docs Legit

This morning in the Chief Magistrate’s Court, a U.S. request for the extradition of attorney Andrew Bennett got underway.  The extradition request contains seven counts of money laundering and conspiracy [...]

The Section 53 Appeal: Are Catholics Out?

Could the Government of Belize end up going it alone in the upcoming appeal of the August tenth, 2016 judgment of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin regarding the amendment of Section [...]

John Brackett Jailed for Revenge Attack on Security Guard

Forty-nine-year-old construction worker John Brackett of Prince Street, Belize City, is behind bars tonight. Brackett is accused of the attempted murder by stabbing of thirty-four-year-old security guard Kenrick Valencio, of [...]

Teen Love Triangle Leaves 1 Injured, 1 Imprisoned

Another case of attempted murder was heard in the Magistrate’s Court. Eighteen-year-old Elroy Williams from Lords’ Bank is accused of attacking Michael Jones with a two-by-four board on January thirty-first. [...]

4 Charged in Home Invasion, including Former Murder Suspect

A total of four persons have now been arraigned for a reported home invasion in the village of Burrell Boom, involving a woman whose house was invaded and two men [...]

Bel-Am Denea Joseph’s DACA Dreams

Earlier this week we told you about the Belizean who attended the State of the Union Address. It wasn’t a diplomat or a highly politically connected person – it was [...]

Fire Destroys Santa Elena Home

A fruit and vegetables vendor at the San Ignacio Market is tonight without a roof over her head after a fire gutted her elevated wooden home this morning in the [...]

Tour Operators from Fort George Unite

We have been continuously chronicling issues regarding the tour operators, guides and other workers in the Fort George Tourism Zone for some years now. Often we are called out to [...]

Mexico Reiterates Support for I.C.J. Resolution of Dispute

Mexico was one of the thirteen countries at Wednesday’s meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States which supported Belize and Guatemala during their appearance there. Both [...]

Tackling Gangs and Crime at Mexico-Belize Border

Mexico continues to count the cost of the ongoing drug war in which thousands have been killed over the years. While the annual murder rate is much smaller than Belize, [...]

The Good Will Not Suffer with the Bad in Mexican Travel

Mexicans are not alone in engaging in criminality. Witness Robert Gentle, who was recently caught driving a Lincoln Navigator over the border in which cocaine was found. He tried to [...]

Cities and Towns Doing More for Themselves

Belize’s two cities and seven towns have been clamoring for greater autonomy. Belize City, under Darrell Bradley’s leadership, led the way with the installment of the twenty-million dollar municipal bond [...]

Faber Tells Election Contenders, ‘Go Home!’

Since 2006, the United Democratic Party has, with few exceptions, been the political party in control of both central and municipal governments. The Opposition People’s United Party has held on [...]

CitCo Workers to Get Insurance

With only a few weeks to go before his tenure at City Hall comes to a close, Mayor Darrell Bradley has been announcing a number of incentives for the staff [...]

Protecting Wetland Sanctuary in Crooked Tree

Every year since 1998, Belize has been celebrating World Wetlands Day, but even before that, in 1984, Crooked Tree was designated as a wildlife sanctuary. Crooked Tree is a waterfowl [...]

Audubon on the Comeback Trail

Back in May of 2017, the Audubon office in the village of Crooked Tree was burnt down in a case of arson. It is speculated that the crime was as [...]

Play Ball! City Defenders Vs O.W. at S.C.A.

The Belize City Defenders, formerly the No Limit, play their inaugural game tonight at the SCA Auditorium in Belize City.  The team has undergone a complete transformation since changing ownership [...]