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Pesero Recounts Terrifying Robbery Experience

Six men are in police detention following a brazen armed robbery at the northern border on Thursday morning but no charges has been levied on them as yet. The group [...]

Family of Alleged Robber Claims Police Mistreatment

One of the robbers who was injured during the shootout with police at the northern border is twenty-four year old Randolph Crawford. He was shot on both legs and according [...]

A Peaceful Protest by Belize Peace Movement

A small protest was held today in front of The Inspiration Centre where the Elections & Boundaries Department was meeting with monitors for the upcoming Referendum on April tenth. Leading [...]

BPM calls on Prime Minister to back off from Judiciary

The Peace Movement is also calling on Prime Minister Dean Barrow to back off from the judiciary. The organization is responding to comments made by P.M. Barrow with respect to [...]

A Coastguard Outpost in Barranco?

Minister of National Security John Saldivar was in Punta Gorda today and reportedly led a large civilian delegation under joint military and coastguard patrol to the Sarstoon River.  The trip [...]

Baby Zela Departs Country for Special Care in U.S.A.

Eighteen-month-old burn victim Zela Usher left the country this afternoon. She is on her way to Galveston, Texas, where she will receive treatment at the burn unit at Shriners Hospital. [...]

A man is convicted for the sexual assault of his sister-in-law

Twenty-four-year-old Stephan Pasos was convicted today for inappropriately touching a twenty-one-year-old woman who is his sister-in-law. Pasos appeared before Magistrate Emerson Banner and pleaded guilty to sexual assault, telling the [...]

A meeting for Monitors for Referendum Day

With forty more days to go until Referendum Day on April tenth, today the Elections and Boundaries Department met with organizations who are represented in that National Assembly. The department [...]

International Observers Will be Present for I.C.J. Referendum

The Elections and Boundaries Department is gearing up for referendum day. The Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai today told the media that section six of the Referendum Act states that [...]

2,500 Plus Disallowed Voters IS a Huge Number!

Tamai was asked a number of issues in respect of Referendum day. Earlier this week she said on Open Your Eyes that  two thousand and five hundred plus persons have [...]

Voter ID Cards ready!

The Elections and Boundaries Department has begun issuing Voter ID cards for persons who registered in April 2018. According to Josephine Tamai,ID cards will also be distributed by Elections and Boundaries [...]

Bar to Receive Legal Opinion on I.C.J.

A legal opinion the Belize/Guatemala Dispute has been obtained by The Bar Association of Belize. It is crafted by international law expert, Professor Stephen Vascianne, CD. According to a release [...]

Bush fire spreads to Xtra House Compound

Shortly after five on Thursday evening, a fire broke out inside the Extra House compound on the George Price Highway. Fire officials say that the blaze didn’t destroy any of [...]

Fire Department shares fire safety tips!

During these coming months, bush fires are common across the country. Today the Fire Department shared tips on how you can help to prevent these fires from causing loss of [...]

Agriculture CEO Says Soybean is Indeed Restricted

Soybean producers in Little Belize are in the red and they are desperately trying to find a new market for roughly seven million pounds of the legume which is being [...]

Introducing the Belize Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project

The presentation of the Belize National Land Use Policy Implementation Road Map and Action Plan was held in Belize City this morning by the Ministry of Natural Resources.  It forms [...]

What Does Climate Resilient Infrastructure Entail?

The roll-out will see the restoration of a stretch of road between Vista del Mar and Biscayne on the Phillip Goldson Highway to meet climate resilient specifications.  According to Project [...]

First ever female entrepreneurship program launched!

The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, through support from the Regional Center of Promotion for MSME (CENPROMYPE) and funds from the U.S. State Department, launched a project called the [...]

Belize & Cuba renew cooperation agreement

Belize and the Republic of Cuba renewed their cooperation agreement in support of the Cuban Medical Brigade. The one year agreement was signed with the expectation that Cuba will continue [...]

BNTU Prez Comments on B.M.H.S Woes

Earlier in the month, the teachers at Bishop Martin High School in Orange Walk Town staged a sit out as a way to force the administration to address thorny issues [...]

Muffles Teacher Still On Administrative Leave

And while the administration at Bishop Martin High School is at odds with its teachers, at Muffles College High School one female teacher is fighting to remain employed. The third [...]

Child Stimulation Month Kicks Off with Grand Parade

Every year we cover activities relating to Child Stimulation Month. The entire month of March is dedicated to highlighting the importance of early childhood education. This morning, four thousand children [...]

Anigi – a new book by Govel Morgan Jr.

Punta Gorda native and author Govel Morgan Junior recently published his book entitled “Anigi” on the international market. According to Morgan, while the book was originally published in the late [...]