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It’s Not TV, It’s HBO: Cable Will Cost You More

The pressure is building on Belizeans in the creative industries – broadcasting, both radio and television, and music and the arts – to begin recognizing copyright and intellectual property and [...]

Opening of New Civic Center in Sight

If you’re wondering when the Civic Center will be open for business, the Minister of Sports says it may be as soon as April. The construction of the state-of-the-art facility [...]

Who Wants Marilyn Williams’ Old Job?

The Integrity Commission was named a year ago in response to overwhelming public pressure as it relates to holding politicians accountable for their personal spending and assets. Little has been [...]

Ombudsman Gets Second Chance; Contractor General May Not

As we reported Contractor General Godwin Arzu is out of his post. He has failed to produce the annual reports from his office as part of his obligations to continue [...]

The Problem with Police Profiling

The Police Department has been explaining its recent move for police officers to take photographs of persons stopped and searched as part of its activities on the ground in various [...]

Sports Council Wants to Stay Out of Cycling Bickering

The Belize Cycling Federation has been waiting for the National Sports Council to sign off on its new constitution before elections for its executive can be called. But Tariq Cano, [...]

Budget Coming – What’s In It?

There was no meeting of the House of Representatives today in Belmopan. One had been mooted for discussing the U.H.S. matter but new litigation in the Caribbean Court of Justice [...]

Yolanda Bowman Died of Natural Causes

On Thursday afternoon the body of an elderly woman was discovered under the popular Mike’s Club on Regent Street West. Police have since indicated that the death is natural. Sixty-one [...]

UB Security Fights Off Shooter

A security guard was ambushed by a gunman on Friday morning, but lived to tell the tale. Around one-ten a.m., twenty-six-year-old Edwin Williams was at work at the University of [...]

American Tourist Raped in San Pedro

An American tourist was sexually assaulted in San Pedro just before dawn today.  The twenty-five-year-old woman visited the police station on the island this morning and reported that while asleep, [...]

Bail for Murder Accused Daniel Myvett?

Daniel Myvett was tried nearly four years ago for the February 2010 murder of Nigerian security guard Kabiru Oloungududu with two others, Jamaal Jackson and Talbert Mena. They walked free, [...]

Jane Usher Boulevard Families to Benefit from Urban Greenhouse

A novel project that will provide sustenance as well as income to participating families kicked off today at the YMCA compound. It is named the Port Loyola Urban Gardens Greenhouse [...]

The Gift of Life for four Young Heart Patients

Since its last mission to Belize in 2017, a team of doctors has returned to perform various procedures on four children afflicted with heart disease.  Those operations, facilitated through the [...]

Father Gives Thanks for Daughter’s Surgery

One-year-old Leiny Montalvo is diagnosed with PDA, an abnormal blood flow occurring between two of the major arteries connected to her heart.  Along with her parents, she has traveled all [...]

Happy Chinese New Year!

Traditionally, the ringing in of a new year takes place at midnight between December thirty-first and January first, with merrymakers joining voices for the refrain of Auld Lang Syne.  The [...]

Building a Fence to Protect Camalote Students

Parents and teachers of a primary school in Camalote, Cayo, are tonight breathing a sigh of relief. That’s because a fence is now in place providing security and safety to [...]

U.D.P. Ready for Nomination

Nominations for all municipal candidates will be made next week Wednesday across the country. In Belize City, the political parties and independent candidates will be going over to the Elections [...]

Helping Businesses to Work Together

BELTRAIDE, in partnership with Compete Caribbean, held a “national cluster workshop” in Belize City today. The idea of clustering in business is to bring partners together within or even across [...]

Police Open Basketball Cup

The third annual Sprite Eastern Police Division Basketball Cup kicked off today with three games on the outdoor basketball court at the new Civic Center. The tournament started back in [...]

Bliss Rocks with Talent Show

On Sunday, the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts will come alive as the third edition of Sarina Heusner’s Talent Night takes place inside the auditorium. The event pools together [...]