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Recognizing Hardworking Cops for Recent Guns & Ammo Recovery Mission

As many as forty firearms and a stockpile of ammunition have been removed from the streets of Belize. In our newscast on Tuesday night, the lead story was a massive [...]

Ministry of National Security Considering Ankle Monitors for Repeat Offenders

Minister of National Security John Saldivar says that 2019 will be the year of technology within the police department. Today, he told the press that the department will be meeting [...]

Minister Saldivar Says Ankle Monitors Help Curb Crime

Minister Saldivar spoke with the press following his presentation. He says that while there may be concerns about the use of the tracking devices, they are making sure that the [...]

2 Senior Citizens Caught with over 7 Pounds of Weed

Two men were jointly charged today and arraigned for drug related offenses after they were caught on February eleventh with over seven pounds of weed. Sixty-one-year-old Ralston McDonald and fifty-three-year-old [...]

‘Chop Fi Chop;’ Feuding Ladyville Residents End Up in Court

A pair of feuding Ladyville residents appeared in court today for their alleged involvement in a chopping incident that left both men suffering from injuries to the body. The ‘chop [...]

76 Foreigners Receive Belizean Nationality

They hail from nineteen countries around the world and on Monday seventy-six foreigners officially became Belizeans. A swearing-in ceremony was held at the George Price Centre for Peace and Development [...]

New Belizeans Eligible to Vote in Upcoming I.C.J. Referendum

During the swearing in ceremony, Immigration Minister Beverly Williams donned her political hat, advising the new Belizeans to register and vote in the upcoming I.C.J. Referendum. With less than three [...]

No Guatemalan Granted Belizean Nationality

So if you are wondering if any nationality certificate was issued to Guatemalan citizens, the short answer is no. According to the Director of the Nationality and Passport Department, Mario [...]

Belmopan Area Rep Says Belize’s I.C.J. Case Not Similar to Other Cases

Minister of National Security John Saldivar also weighed in on the I.C.J. referendum today. He says that he is for going to the I.C.J. and believes that it is the [...]

I.C.J. Referendum Campaign Ongoing in Belmopan

And so, Saldivar says he is making sure that his constituents know the facts of the case so that they can make an informed decision on April tenth. He says [...]

Peace Movement Turns to Nigeria/Cameroon Territorial Dispute

The Belize Peace Movement, proponents of a ‘no’ vote in the upcoming I.C.J. referendum, is hitching its wagon to an ostensible legal opinion being put forward by a purported Nigerian [...]

Jose Mai Takes Ministry of Agriculture to Task over Potato Bumper Crop

On Tuesday, Chief Agriculture Officer Andrew Harrison issued a press release explaining the potato planting season for 2018/2019.  According to the government representative, the Ministry of Agriculture met with potato [...]

Barton Creek Potato Farmers Planted Wisely

The last license for imported potatoes was issued on January eleventh for two hundred thousand pounds and the final date which those potatoes could have been brought into the country [...]

Notice to Vacate Property Issued to Single Mother of 2

A notice to vacate a property in Belmopan was issued on Monday to a single mother of two. Nicolasa Cus says she has been living on parcel eight-four-one-seven, situated in [...]

Paulette Elrington No Longer Employed with G.O.B.

Paulette Elrington, daughter of Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington, is no longer in the employment of the Government of Belize. This is according to a letter dated February seventh, 2019. [...]

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Guilty

The world’s most infamous and feared drug cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was found guilty on Tuesday by a U.S. Judge. The sixty-one-year-old international drug lord was convicted on [...]

Dr. Lorna McKay’s Fate Still in Limbo

The fate of Doctor Lorna McKay as Gwen Liz Principal remains in the hands of the Teaching Services Commission. It has been one year and a half since Doctor McKay [...]

M.O.E. and B.N.T.U. Continue Negotiations

Education Minister, Patrick Faber, also spoke on the ongoing negotiations with the Belize National Teachers’ Union. According to Faber, while he has taken a bench, senior ministry officials have been [...]

Anti Money Laundering – Subject of BIFSA Workshop

The Belize International Financial Sector Association, BIFSA, held a one-day training for stakeholders in that area of corporate business.  The session which was held at the Biltmore Plaza focused on [...]

Offshore Banking and Transparency

International Tax attorney Jose Romero, who has established a firm in Panama, was the presenter at today’s workshop.  He discussed the challenges to the financial sector with regards to offshore [...]