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Wilser Echevarria Guilty of Manslaughter in Death of Diplomat

A Belmopan resident has been convicted of the sensational death of sixty-four-year-old Panamanian diplomat Jose Rodrigo de la Rosa Stanford. But the verdict issued this afternoon by Supreme Court Justice [...]

Diesel Price Hiked, but G.O.B. Says Decreases Are on the Way

An eighth price hike since the start of the year is coming, but only for diesel oil as confirmed by the Government of Belize this evening.  As of midnight, diesel [...]

Assad Shoman Delivers Definitive History of Guatemalan Claim to Belize

If there is one person whom most Belizeans believe could write the definitive history of Guatemala’s claim to Belize, Assad Shoman would be a safe bet. The former politician and [...]

Ex-Diplomat Encourages Belizeans to Stand Up for Sovereignty

Shoman says the new book discusses as well how the claim is affecting life on the ground at the border lines in the west and south. Taking off from the [...]

Shoman Stays Out of Referendum Campaign

According to Shoman, he hopes his book will be widely disseminated through traditional and modern means. But as to his personal involvement in the public education campaign, which had been [...]

Hurricane Season is Here; CEMO is Ready

The hurricane season began last Friday and today, the City Emergency Management Organisation (CEMO) hosted a press briefing to share what it has done and continues to do in preparation [...]

CitCo Wants Civic for Emergency Operations Base

While logistical preparations are ongoing, if the Emergency Operations Center needs to be activated, at present moment it has no base. In recent years, the City Council has used a [...]

Working to Fix Sanitation Woes

Mayor Bernard Wagner admitted today that City Hall is facing some financial challenges and is in arrears with the Belize Waste Control.  Now, if you’ve been following the news for [...]

Policeman Arrested in Dispute in Cayo

Twenty-seven-year-old Police Constable Leonard Benjamin, a resident of Santa Elena Town, was arrested and charged for aggravated assault earlier today.  PC Benjamin is accused of pointing a service weapon at [...]

Pedestrian Struck Fatally in Cattle Landing, Toledo

A pedestrian lost his life while walking along the highway near Cattle Landing Village in Toledo District.  The fatal road traffic accident happened on Wednesday night as fifty-six-year-old Hector Ramclam [...]

Investigation into Spoonaz Robbery Continues

Proprietor Jeremy Spooners was robbed under the threat of being shot on Monday night while in the process of locking up his business on North Front Street.  During the holdup [...]

Guns Stolen from Brints Security Supervisor

Belize City police have been working diligently in ridding the streets of illegal firearms.  Those efforts are often countered by criminal elements who persist in the stealing of weapons during [...]

Central Bank Explains Choice Bank ‘Supervision’

Offshore bank Choice Bank located on Marine Parade in Belize City will be closing its operations shortly, but there is concern by some clients.  The Central Bank of Belize has [...]

Channel Five Will Broadcast Miss Universe Belize in August

Tonight, we can report that Great Belize Productions/Channel Five and the Miss Universe Belize organization have reached agreement on the live broadcast of the Miss Universe Belize in August. National [...]

Region One O.C. Hooks Up with Taiwan for School Farming Project

Three schools from the south side of the city will have the opportunity to farm vegetables for their consumption. The Farming for Schools Project was spearheaded by Senior Superintendent Howell [...]

Rabies Strikes Cattle in Agriculture Belt

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority says that paralytic rabies continues to affect cattle in the Cayo, Orange Walk and Belize Districts. The disease, which is transmitted by the vampire bat, [...]

Getting Ready for Re-Registration

During a session with the media on May ninth, Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai discussed the requirements for eligibility in the upcoming re-registration exercise.  The head of the Elections and [...]

Teachers and Critical Thinking

Three countries in the region, including Belize, are participating in an O.A.S.-ITEN programme. For two days, teachers will be honing their skills to support the development of critical thinking skills [...]

Belizeans to Russia for Football and Friendship

Two young ballers are on their way to Russia tonight to participate in an international programme organized by FIFA. It is called Football for Friendship and brings children from all [...]

Healthy Living Prepares for International Day of Yoga

The number of people that practice yoga is growing. For some it relieves stress, others used it for mediation purposes and many more use it as a way to stay [...]