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A Deadly Assault on the Brothers Trapp in Boca del Rio

There was a fatal shooting in San Pedro on Thursday night. Two brothers Julian and Armando Trapp were among a group of friends when they came under fire.  The Trapp [...]

OW Police Makes Progress in Murder Investigation

Orange Walk Police have made some progress in the murder investigation of twenty-one-year-old Jose “Duffy” Medina. Accompanied by an attorney, one of the persons wanted for questioning handed himself over [...]

C.C.J. Orders G.O.B. to Pay David Gegg More than Half-a-Mil

The Caribbean Court of Justice has ordered the Government of Belize to repay businessman David Gegg more than four hundred thousand dollars plus six percent simple interest per annum which [...]

Will C.C.J. Ruling Set Precedent?

The C.C.J.’s ruling sets a precedent which other tour operators may want to rely on. Of note is that operators such as Yhony Rosado, who operates, also had troubles [...]

Alleged Kidnapper Roger Wallis Denied Supreme Court Bail

British national, Roger Wallis, appeared before Justice Adolph Lucas this afternoon on a bail application.  The sixty-three-year-old businessman is accused of the attempted kidnapping of an eight-year old Belmopan boy [...]

Charged for Unlawful Sexual Assault, Magdiel Ceas, Granted Bail

Also appearing before Justice Lucas was thirty-year-old Magdiel Ceas, charged for the unlawful sexual assault of a missing girl half his age. Ceas is originally from San Jose Village, Orange [...]

B.N.T.U. Says M.O.E. has Disrespected the Teachers!

The Belize National Teachers Union and the Ministry of Education are at a crossroads once again. Their latest disagreement involves the re-categorization of hardship allowances and time-off to collect salary. [...]

B.N.T.U. Says M.O.E. Sluggish with Proposal 22 Progress

The Belize National Teachers Union also points out that Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, has failed to attend two scheduled meetings to discuss Proposal twenty-two in respect of retiring teachers [...]

B.N.T.U. Reps Comment on Claver College Issue

Down south in Punta Gorda, the dust has settled with the reinstatement of teachers at Claver College Extension. Classes have resumed, but not after students protested against the decision by [...]

Chetumal to Become Free Zone

Mexico’s President-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador stated earlier this week that Chetumal will return to a ‘free zone’ status. While visiting Cancun, the president-elect announced that on January first, 2019, [...]

Audubon Tackles Illegal Fishing and Empowers Fisherfolk through Entrepreneurship

On October first, the fishing season of the Queen Conch officially opened. Conch represents a significant source of revenue for traditional fishermen across Belize, and generates millions of dollars for [...]

B.N.T.U. Hopes C.W.U./Port Impasse is Resolved

On Thursday, the Belize National Teachers Union expressed its support for the Christian Workers Union which is currently at a standoff with the Port of Belize Limited over working hours [...]

UWI Ranks as 1 of the Best Universities in the World

There is good news for the hundreds of Belizeans studying at the University of the West Indies. That’s because it is in the top five percent of best universities in [...]

The Annual TIDE Conservation Festival

The Toledo Institute for Development and Education is hosting its annual conservation festival. In the past, it was called the TIDE Fish Festival, but this year, it has been renamed [...]

15 Artists to Take the Stage in the I.C.J. Song Competition

The I.C.J. Song Competition is being held tonight inside the Civic Center. Music Ambassador Shyne Barrow says the event will see the participation of mostly new artists who will perform [...]