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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 [...]

Did a Parliamentarian Share Teacher’s Nude Pics?

Earlier in the year a female teacher at Muffle College High School in Orange Walk Town was asked to resign after nude pictures of her were circulated. The teacher resisted [...]

Senators Clash over B.T.L.’s Investments

During his budget presentation, Private Sector Senate Mark Lizarraga touched on Belize Telemedia Limited and Belize Electricity Limited, both companies nationalized by the government.  Senator Lizarraga reminded the government of [...]

2 Detained for City Murder

Police say two persons are detained and being questioned about the murder of twenty-two-year-old Jordan Lorenzo and the shooting of minor, Rakeem Cruz. The two Dangriga residents were inside a [...]

Several Detained for UB Student’s Murder

On Wednesday we reported on the gruesome killing of U.B. Student Kevin Frutos. The twenty-six-year-old went missing on Friday and his body was discovered in a shallow grave around eight-thirty [...]

Shooting Victim in City is Critical

A Belize City man is in the hospital in a critical condition after he was shot inside his home on Pelican Street in Belize City on Wednesday night. Police say [...]

2 Brothers in O.W are Charged with Attempted Murder

Police say that they have charged two brothers for attempted murder in Orange Walk. The incident happened on Saturday, February twenty-third when the Diaz brothers entered a man’s property where [...]

Students Stage an Impromptu Protest in Support of Terminated Teachers

Over a hundred students from the Bishop Martin High School staged an impromptu protest this morning as the situation at the high school continues to deteriorate. Four teachers, whose employment [...]

Who’s Responsible for Mess at Bishop Martin High School?

Four teachers, namely: Avid Briceño, Manuel Tzul, Emil Quetzal and Carmen Trejo were issued with letters from the Board asking them to leave the school compound immediately on Wednesday. According [...]

M.O.E. says “Infrastructure and Maintenance” are Commitments of the Catholic Management

On Wednesday we shared the good news that Holy Angels is getting some help. The school still needs more support to get things in order. And as you heard, the [...]

Investigation Update into Accidents

As many as six persons died over the weekend in separate traffic accidents across the country. Police are preparing to charge two persons in respect of the couple that killed [...]

Thieves Clean Out Small Business and Then Set it on Fire

Thieves wiped out a small business and then set it on fire in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Marta’s Snack Shop was located on the corner of Lacroix and [...]

Small Tour Guides Ramp Up the Pressure against Big Tour Operators

Small tour guides are ramping up their protest at the lack of jobs even though, the B.T.B. continues to report significant increases in tourist arrivals. Today at the ITVET Compound [...]

Fight over Woman Leads to Stabbing in Seine Bight

A dispute over a woman led to bloodshed in Seine Bight on Tuesday. Police say that a couple was walking when they came under attack by a man. The perpetrator [...]

National Menu for School Feeding Programmes is Launched

The Ministries of Education and Health say that they want to see more healthy meals in the schools across Belize. As a part of the initiative, a national menu for [...]

UB Holds Safety and Security Forum

UB President Clement Sankat, today issued a statement on the murder of business students, Kevin Frutos. The twenty-six-year-old from Bullet Tree was found along the George Price Boulevard in Belmopan [...]