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Treacherous Waters Ahead for Atlantic International Bank?

There are more questions than answers to the legal and financial troubles looming over Atlantic International Bank Limited.   Reports reaching our news desk tonight are that AIBL is facing serious [...]

UB Student Murdered and Buried in Shallow Grave

Two men lost their lives in separate murders in the city and the Capital. Five days after he was reported missing, a Bullet Tree resident was found murdered and partially [...]

2 Dangriga Men Shot in Deadly Ambush Inside a Gungulung Residence

In the city, before seven o’clock this morning, a twenty-two-year-old was executed inside a house in the Gungulung area of Lake Independence. A gunman attacked Jordan Lorenzo while he was [...]

Southern Regional Morgue Malfunctions; Brings Additional Grief to Family

A family says that something went terribly wrong at the Southern Regional Hospital’s morgue last week and it caused a lot of pain during the grieving of their loved one. [...]

Marta’s Snack Shop is Robbed and Set on Fire

A well-known snack shop that over the years blossomed into an integral feature of the community in the Lake Independence area of Belize City was destroyed by an overnight fire. [...]

Catholic Management says Holy Angels’ Plight is Not its Responsibility

Today only forty-five students showed up at Holy Angels School in Pomona. Most of those students are from the standard-six class. Since parents demonstrated on Monday about the deplorable conditions [...]

Some Help for Holy Angels School, but They Need More Help

And while those are the sentiments of the local manager, the team at Holy Angels has been galvanizing their own support. The school has been singlehandedly coordinating with Westrac, which [...]

Teachers at Bishop Martin High School are Sent Home

There has been a turn of events for the worst for four teachers at the Bishop Martin High School in Orange Walk, whose status for some time now remain undetermined. [...]

Diaspora Bill Voted Down in Parliament

For several weeks, Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa has been pushing for the introduction of a piece of legislation under the Private Members Bill that would consider the eligibility [...]

PM Wraps Up Budget Debate 2019

Following the no vote for the Diaspora Bill, at around eleven o’clock on Tuesday night, Prime Minister Barrow closed off the exhaustive two-day debate of the 2019-2020 Budget.  After responding [...]

Economy Grew by 1.3% in 2018’s Fourth Quarter

The Statistical Institute Belize today released its latest figures relating to the Gross Domestic Product during the fourth quarter of 2018. They report that the economy grew by one point [...]

Fake SIB Website Abound

There is a fake S.I.B. website and officials at the institute are warning users and the public not to trust the data on it. During its quarterly press conference today, [...]

An Expo on Early Childhood Development

Early childhood education is critical to ensure that children develop their learning skills to prepare for primary school.  We found out today that it not only includes reading and writing, [...]

Coast Guard Dominates Wonder Woman Competition

The Wonder Woman Competition came to a grueling end this afternoon. The coast guard team ALPHA emerged victorious, defeating four other teams including from the Belize Defense Force and the [...]

A Workshop to Improve Capacity of Metrology Lab in Belize

Today small, medium enterprises as well as large scale industry stakeholders converged at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City for a metrology workshop, hosted by the Belize Bureau of Standards. [...]

Boosting Accessibility to the Green Climate Fund

In 2018, PACT became the first Belizean entity to have its accreditation approved by the Green Climate Fund, a unique global fund established to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions [...]