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Choice Bank Partners Pull Out; Central Bank Steps In

Tonight there is grim news in the offshore industry. Indications are that Choice Bank, an offshore bank operating from Belize City, is winding down due to a cash flow crisis [...]

Citco Down to 5 Days to Repay S.S.B. Contributions

A few days ago, the Social Security Board issued a demand note for payment of outstanding contributions to the Belize City Council collected from employees, but not paid by the [...]

More Contributions May be Outstanding; is it ex-City Admin’s Fault?

But who was responsible for making the payments to the S.S.B.? That, says Deputy Mayor Oscar Arnold, was the responsibility of Candice Miller, the former City Administrator, who was initially [...]

CitCo Predecessors’ Priorities Questioned

The Deputy Mayor questions the priorities of the previous administration given the fact that this outstanding payment lingered while the then-U.D.P. council put off a free concert in February. The [...]

B.N.T.U., M.O.E. Showdown at Civic for Teachers’ Day

Despite the back and forth on whether there would have been a teachers’ day celebration, today the event went on without a hitch. Teachers from across the country congregated in [...]

Union Suggests School Managements Spoke from 2 Sides on Salary Docking

On Monday, we reported that there would be no docking of salaries for teachers who rallied in Belmopan on March twenty-second. The Belize Association for General Managers of Pre and [...]

The Fight against Domestic Violence and the Law

We have been reporting on the wide-ranging efforts of the humanitarian organization; RET International, in putting a dent on the reports of gender-based violence and trafficking in persons among other [...]

Girl Crushed by Falling Tree in Toledo

A Toledo family is in mourning tonight after a freak accident in the village of San Pedro Columbia, Toledo. Ten-year-old Emilda Che, also known as Edna, was with her grandfather [...]

Opposition’s Briceño Challenges Guardian’s Noble over Facebook ‘Drug Plane’ Story

On Thursday, the case of Leader of the Opposition John Briceño versus editor of the Guardian newspaper Alfonso Noble was called in the Supreme Court, but was adjourned.  Briceño was [...]

G.O.B. Issues Statement Condemning Gaza Brutality

On Tuesday, former Prime Minister Said Musa got the ball rolling by publicly condemning the unnecessary deaths of over sixty Palestinian nationals, including children, and thousands of injuries caused by [...]

Police Make Weed Bust in the City

A twenty-year-old hospital attendant of Belize City was arrested and charged with drug trafficking. On Thursday night, just before eight-thirty, members of the Mobile Interdiction Team were on patrol in [...]

Orange Walk Resident Charged for Drug Trafficking

There was also a drug bust up north in Orange Walk District. On Thursday just before five in the morning, the Quick Response Team conducted a search at a house [...]

Bruce Davidson’s Vehicle Found; 3 Persons in Custody

There is an update to the arson in Belmopan where the body of a man was discovered on Tuesday. As we told you British national Bruce Davidson is believed to [...]

Police Launch Second Round of Youth Mentorship Program

At the close of 2016, the Belize Police Department introduced a youth mentorship programme aimed at youths at risk in some of the most troubled areas of Belize City.  It [...]

Participants Must Put in the Work to Succeed

The youths will have the opportunity as part of the programme to see more of Belize than they ever have, as most of them have only rarely if ever left [...]

Program’s Successes Include Ending Budding Gang

Deputy Commissioner Williams also discussed the successes of the first cohort of mentees, one hundred of whom graduated about a year ago. He says they learned critical skills to survive [...]

High Schools Take Stage for Belize District Festival of the Arts

The Belize District Festival of Arts got underway on Tuesday with over one hundred performances in dance, drama, song and even poetry at the Bird’s Isle. Two days later, high [...]

Play the Music! Music Week Ends with Big Bash Benefit Concert at Civic

Music Week climaxes this Saturday night at the Civic Center in Belize City. The line-up of local artists has been impressive, but on the last night of the event, a [...]