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Mexico Renews Trade Opportunities, Focusing on Eco-Friendly Products

More than ten entrepreneurs from Mexico were today at the Mexican Institute in Belize City for a trade mission. For years now, the Mexican Embassy in Belize has been facilitating [...]

Human Rights Training for Women and Girls

The Young Women’s Christian Association today launched a new project AHRMED—Addressing Human Rights for More Equitable Development. Funded by the European Union, the initiative is expected to provide human rights [...]

Participants Will Help Teach Others

There are four components to the project that will see the five hundred participants then go out into their communities and engage other women and girls in gender and human [...]

Renewal of Support in Annual Cancer Walk

We have been covering the annual cancer walk for years now, and we do so again this year. The walk started in Ladyville with thousands trekking to Belize City to [...]

Journey Begins for Members of Police Youth Mentorship Program

Saturday was the first day of the second cohort of the Police Youth Mentorship Programme. Ninety-six mentorees from eight to seventeen years of age were matched with thirty mentors to [...]

56 Regent Street Shared by U.D.P. Area Rep, P.U.P. Aspirant

Two weeks away from the Albert Division convention for the People’s United Party on June seventeenth, the campaign between Senators and People’s United Party’s aspirants Valerie Woods and Paul Thompson [...]

Paul Thompson Counts on Support from Albert Residents, Cordel Hyde

Paul Thompson is going head to head with fellow Senator Valerie Woods, who has prided herself as being born and raised in the division. But Thompson says he has been [...]

Corozal Bay P.U.P. Elects David “Dido” Vega

In other political news, David “Dido” Vega, former mayoral candidate for the P.U.P. in Corozal Town, was elected standard bearer for Corozal Bay on Sunday in the party’s first contested [...]

Death of Rudolph Kelly Now a Murder Investigation

When Rudolph Kelly perished following a violent collision on Central American Boulevard last Tuesday, speculations ran wide that he did not succumb to injuries received during the accident.  It was [...]

Carlos Panti Succumbs in Vehicle Flip on Western Highway

A tour guide and a father of three from the Cayo area perished in a road fatality over the weekend. Carlos Panti, who was well established in the tourism industry, [...]

Jermaine Rhaburn Dies after Apparent Hit-and-Run

A Sand Hill resident has also lost his life following a mishap along the Old Northern Highway over the weekend.  In the predawn hours of Sunday morning, Jermaine Rhaburn was [...]

Santander Sugar Faulted for Selling in Local Market

There is a developing story tonight in the sugar industry. Santander, the Spanish sugar miller located in the Valley of Peace area is reportedly selling sugar in the domestic market. [...]

Final Arguments for San Pedro Election Petition

The two municipal election slates from San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, continued their fight in the Supreme Court this morning. The People’s United Party’s Andre Perez and the United Democratic [...]

Mark King Takes on Moses Sulph over Facebook Comments

Mark King, former Lake Independence area rep, is suing activist Moses Sulph for defamation of his character and that of his business, following a post on social media. The case [...]

B.W.S. Challenges Decision of P.U.C. on Water Rates

A third case before the Supreme Court today dealt with an unprecedented move. Belize Water Services Limited is suing the Public Utilities Commission over its decision in an interim review [...]

Bartender Survives Ricocheting Bullet During Armed Robbery

Twenty-six-year-old Osner Campos, a bartender of San Pedro, is lucky to have escaped with his life on Friday night when an armed robbery at Wayo’s Bar resulted in a discharge [...]

Thieves Couldn’t Get Away from Police after Jolly Bees Robbery

A trio of thieves was busted over the weekend after holding up a restaurant on Euphrates Avenue.  An Indian manager inside Jolly Bees and several of his patrons, all medical [...]

Teen Brandon Hughes Sent to Jail in Murder of Oscar Rosado Sr.

Eighteen-year-old Brandon Hughes is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being arraigned of Friday for the murder of businessman Oscar Rosado Sr.  Hughes was one of three men [...]

“Armed, Dangerous” Jordan Burns Sought by Police

There’s an all-points bulletin for the capture of Jordan Burns who escaped from police custody on Friday, after being charged for the murder of Carlton Moreira in the Mayflower Street [...]

Barrier Reef Has Shot at Coming Off Endangered World Heritage Site List

Belize’s world-famous Barrier Reef Reserve System could be headed off the list of World Heritage Sites in Danger. This is after the World Heritage Committee found that the series of [...]

Customs Aims for Greater Efficiency

How long does it take to clear goods from the point arrival to release? That’s what the Customs and Excise Department is studying at a week-long workshop in the Belize [...]

The End of Evangelical Holiness Academy in Cayo

A private school in the west is closing its doors due to a number of factors after twenty years of providing education to students of Santa Familia and surrounding communities.  [...]

Protest on High Cost of Living Fizzles

The Belize Leaders for Social Justice were only able to attract a minimum number of protesters to their widely advertised march from Constitution Park to Battlefield Park on Saturday morning. [...]

Swing Bridge Gets New Coat of Paint

The Belize City Council on Saturday collaborated with eleven students from Wesley Junior College to give the historic Belize City Swing Bridge a facelift. The bridge got a fresh coat [...]

Motor Stolen from Belcan Bridge

In related news, the City Council has confirmed information to our newsroom which suggests that the motor for the BelCan Bridge is missing. There were previous reports that parts for [...]