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Dangriga Fisherman is Gunned Down inside His House

The Dangriga community is still reeling over the murder of one of its own; Jordan Lorenzo was killed in Belize City earlier this week. But on Thursday evening, they lost [...]

4 Charged for Murder of UB Student Kevin Frutos

Four persons, including three minors, have been arrested and charged for the murder of twenty-six-year-old UB student Kevin Frutos. A sixteen-year-old, two seventeen-year-olds and twenty-two-year-old Christian Pineda were all arrested [...]

A Contraband Bust in the North

There was a major contraband bust in the north. San Victor Village in the Corozal District is a well known area for illegal crossing into Mexico to purchase contraband goods [...]

Guyana’s Government is Taken to the C.C.J.

We’ve been following regional news; you would know that the government of Guyana was thrown into turmoil last December when a vote of no-confidence was passed in parliament. That motion [...]

A First-of-its-kind Constitutional Challenge Goes before the C.C.J.

A week ago, Guyana’s Court of Appeal ruled two-to-one that thirty-four votes were needed for the no-confidence motion to succeed.  Before then, at the end of January, the government resorted [...]

What’s Going on at Catholic Management in Dangriga?

In recent months, Sacred Heart and Holy Angels Roman Catholic primary schools saw students going home because the facilities were in disrepair. Last October, Sacred Heart had to close down [...]

G.O.B. Must Recommit in Growing the Agriculture Sector

On Thursday for some seven hours, senators analyzed the 2019-2020 Budget that had been passed in the House days before. The agro-productive sector is seen as an important factor with [...]

What Happened to all the Boom in Tourism?

Meanwhile, Private Sector Senator, Mark Lizarraga called out the government, asking “what happened to all the boom in tourism?” Tourism is known to be one of the main drivers of [...]

A Final Attempt at Convincing the Masses of Belizean Voters

The relentless media campaign promoting a yes vote has seen a total blitz of radio and television leading up to April tenth.  Ads in favour of Belize going to the [...]

PM Weighs in on Politicization of I.C.J. Campaign

What initially began as an awareness campaign a year ago, to inform voters about the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute, has since morphed into a party political crusade.  The United Democratic Party [...]

Who’s Paying Lisa Shoman?

Former Foreign Minister Lisa Shoman is batting heavily for the Government of Belize, coming out as one of its chief advocates for going to the I.C.J.  During the prime minister’s [...]

G.O.B. Senators Say It Wasn’t Them

On Thursday at the end of her budget debate presentation, Union Senator Elena Smith condemned the supposed actions of one of her parliament colleagues for sharing the nude pictures of [...]

A Young Motorist is Killed in Accident in Santa Elena

Another person lost his life in a traffic fatality bringing the number of deaths to seven in the past week. The latest victim is a nineteen-year-old motorist who collided into [...]

Bishop Martin Teachers Meet with B.N.T.U. and M.O.E. Reps

Today classes resumed at Bishop Martin High School as four of its affected teachers met with officials from the Belize National Teachers’ Union and Ministry of Education. The meeting was [...]

Teaching Services Commission Rules in Favour of Muffles’ Teacher

Earlier in the year, the administration of Muffles College High School in Orange Walk Town reportedly asked a female teacher to resign after her nude pictures were being shared without [...]

…but Muffles College High School Fails to Reinstate Teacher

According to Chief Education Officer, Doctor Carol Babb, a letter will be sent to the school’s principal Margaret Johnston, advising her to honour the Commission’s ruling and reinstate the teacher. [...]

Can UB’s Central Farm Lab Supply Half of the BGA Banana Plants?

Earlier this week we told you about some history making bananas in the south. Two plots were planted on two different farms and they are just about ready to be [...]

UNICEF and Community Groups Work Together Combat Violence

Last year UNICEF made calls for proposals from community groups and NGOs to submit proposals for funding of innovative ways to combat violence against children in different communities.  The projects [...]

The Great Stars of Russian Ballet to Perform in Belize

Here’s something for this weekend. The Bliss Center for the Performing Arts is preparing to put on a show like no other. On Sunday three world-renowned ballet performers will put [...]

AIBL Folds after Eighteen Years in Offshore Banking Sector

There are new details tonight in respect of the crisis at the Atlantic International Bank Limited.  We can confirm that AIBL has started a voluntary winding up and representatives from [...]

PM Barrow Introduces a New Legal Opinion by Former I.C.J. President

Prime Minister Dean Barrow presented the latest legal opinion on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute.  It comes on the heels of another put forward recently by the Bar Association which commissioned [...]

Judge Stephen Schwebel Weighs in on the Belize/Guatemala Claim

While it can be argued that Judge Schwebel is essentially rehashing what has been posited in the 2001 legal opinion, PM Barrow went on to say that it is Schwebel’s [...]

“We are subjects to the rule of law” – PM on Pending Supreme Court Decision

On Monday, Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin will preside over a constitutional challenge brought by the People’s United Party.  The legality of the Special Agreement between Belize and Guatemala, signed in [...]

Regardless of a ‘No’ Vote, Belizean Voters are Still Patriotic

The Prime Minister’s campaign has been to promote a ‘yes’ vote come April tenth. It is also the position of former foreign minister Lisa Shoman, who shared the stage with [...]

Senate Approves Barrow’s 2019/2020 Budget

Following its passage in the House of Representatives, the budget for 2019/2020 went to the Senate floor today. Debate in the upper house started with a robust statement from private [...]