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A Rare Occasion: Mutual Cause Unites P.U.P. and B.P.P. against I.C.J. Vote

It is known that there are many in the leadership of the People’s United Party, excluding its leader John Briceño, who are opposed to taking Guatemala’s territorial claim to the [...]

A Move That is to Be Welcomed

The decision for members of the country’s oldest political organization to join forces with the B.P.P. is unconventional.  It’s a move that Cayo South Area Representative Julius Espat says people [...]

Where Does the P.U.P. Stand on I.C.J.?

The People’s United Party does not have consensus on the I.C.J. matter so was the attendance of several of its elected members and standard bearers sanctioned by its leadership?  It [...]

Landy Habet says Cayo Northeast Constituents are Uninformed of ICJ Vote

Area Representative Orlando Habet represents Cayo Northeast, which is one of the areas close to the western border with Guatemala. Habet also weighed in on the I.C.J. discussion, speaking on [...]

2 Minors Detained for Murder of Bobby Garcia

Two minors, ages fourteen and fifteen, remain in police custody in San Ignacio tonight. They are held in connection with the strange murder of nineteen-year-old Bobby Garcia, whose body was [...]

Unity Presbyterian School Targeted by Burglars

Unity Presbyterian School in Belize City has been targeted by burglars more than once. Last month, the school was burglarized twice and standard-three teacher; Stephanie Wade says she has had [...]

Classes at Claver College Resumes; Is Board Chair Lisel Alamilla Out?

Classes at Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda resumed at seven o’clock on Monday night, following a meeting of its board of directors.  Earlier that evening, students gathered peacefully at [...]

WPC Michelle Brown Committed to Stand Trial for Fareed Ahmad’s Murder

Charged for the murder of thirty-nine-year-old Fareed Ahmad, police constable twenty-four-year-old Michelle Brown was committed to stand trial by Chief Magistrate, Sharon Fraser. Brown’s trial has been scheduled to take [...]

Zenaida Moya Says She Will Contest Upcoming General Elections

Former U.D.P. Belize City Mayor Zenaida Moya has her eyes set on central government. Moya initially had the support of Mesopotamia Area Rep Michael Finnegan, but all that changed when [...]

2018 Cancer Survivors Photo Unveiling

Breast and cervical cancers are the two prevalent forms of the disease that affect women; prostate cancer is common among men. This morning at the Biltmore Plaza, tribute was paid [...]

Meet the First Ever Miss Scuba Belize

There are pageants such as Miss Universe, Miss Costa Maya, Miss World, Miss Earth and now there is Miss Scuba International at which Belize will compete for the first time.  [...]

Will This Pageant Too Be Fraught with Controversy?

Pageants are often times fraught with controversy. Just last year, Zenaida Moya, who was the then national coordinator of the Queen of the Bay pageant, was fired on national television [...]

IPCC Reports Bad News for Coral Reefs

There is bad news for coral reefs all over the world. Earlier this week, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a stern warning for governments and businesses [...]

Poaching and Illegal Farming by Guatemalans in Toledo District

In the face of incursions into the Columbia Forest Reserve and the village of San Benito Poite by poachers from neighboring Guatemala, concerns have been raised about the ongoing encroachment [...]

Chiquibul Remains Under Threat of Poaching

Poaching is a similar issue that is being faced in the Chiquibul Forest where gold panners and illegal farmers enter into the expanse of wilderness.  According to Julius Espat whose [...]

Belize Audubon Society Goes Boat-to-Boat

On Monday night we reported on the Belize Audubon Society’s work with the Managed Access Programme. That programme was first piloted in one site and after seeing some positive results, [...]

OSPESCA Reps in Belize for Regional Workshop

The first regional meeting of the fisheries and aquaculture communicators network of OSPECA commenced today in Belize City. OPESCA is a regional body attached to SICA and is in charge [...]

Plastic Free Summer Camp in the West

An exhibition showcasing the creative and plastic free work of Bullet Tree children is open at the House of Culture in San Ignacio. Over the summer, the children participated in [...]