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The GAF Blocks the Mouth of the Belize Side of the Sarstoon

Earlier this month, on April fifteenth, we reported that the Guatemalan Armed Forces attempted to block the Belize Coastguard from travelling on the Sarstoon. Wil Maheia of the Belize Territorial [...]

A Vehicle Goes Up in Flames at a Gas Station

A fire was reported this evening at the Shell Gas Station at the corner of Central American Boulevard and Cemetery Road at the entrance of the George Price Highway. A [...]

Caribbean Federation of Police Welfare Association blasts ComPol Chester Williams

The situation involving the Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams and the President of the Belize Police Association, Corporal Eldon Arzu has attracted the attention of the Caribbean Federation of Police [...]

Former Worker is a Suspect in St Margaret’s Shooting

Earlier this week a three-year-old baby boy and his father were injured in a shooting. Jose Navarette and his junior were shot in front of their home in Saint Margaret’s [...]

5 Pounds of Weed Found in a Cemetery

Police found two and half kilos or about five and a half pounds of weed in San Pedro. Around nine this morning, they were called out to the cemetery on [...]

Michael Andrews is Remanded for Theft of Boat Engine

A well-known boat owner is the latest victim of the theft of an expensive boat engine that was luckily recovered by police. One of six persons believed to be involved [...]

Pink’s Alley Resident Arraigned for Theft of Cell Phone

From an engine thief to a cell phone robber.  Pink’s Alley resident, twenty-eight-year-old Michael Usher was before the court today for the theft of a seven hundred-dollar cell phone stolen [...]

Luke Palacio is Re-elected as 1st Vice President of B.N.T.U.

The Belize National Teachers Union is winding up a two-day convention in Corozal Town. The event started on Wednesday and was wrapping up around six o’clock this evening. One of [...]

The Cycling Federation Versus Justin Williams

While the B.N.T.U. is tidying up its house, the Cycling Federation of Belize is being taken to task.  Following the Holy Saturday Cross Country Cycling Classic, former two-time Cross Country [...]

Female Cross Country Champ: “I Told You So”

Just last year, the executive of the federation was returned after there was a challenge from a slate initially including cyclists Kaya Cattouse and Tariq Cano. Both Cano and Cattouse [...]

Cyclists Fed Up with Federation, Meet to Discuss Way Forward

Earlier you heard the 2019 Female Cross Country Champion, Kaya Cattouse react to the back and forth between Justin Williams and the Cycling Federation of Belize. As the situation continues [...]

Lack of Development is Hurting the Cycling Sport

Cattouse has for years clamoured for the need for investment to develop the sport in Belize and has embarked on her own to train high school students in cycling.  At [...]

Is the Cycling Federation Responsible for Performance by Belizean Athletes?

So do the dismal results of the 2019 Cross Country Cycling Classic rest of the shoulders of the federation? Three Guatemalan nationals, namely: Julio Miranda, Alex Julaju and Jose Conastuj [...]

Fire Destroys Maragarita’s Cool Spot in San Jose, Toledo

Turning to crime…A bar in San Jose, Toledo burnt down earlier this week. Police say that Margarita’s Cool Spot was completely destroyed by fire around twelve-thirty on Tuesday morning. Today [...]

Home Burns Down in Maya Mopan; was it Arson?

A second fire was reported in the south this week. Sometime around ten-thirty on Wednesday morning, a woman in Maya Mopan Village found her house on fire. Police report that [...]

High Powered Rifle Found in Corozal

Up north in Corozal, a high powered weapon was found on Tuesday of this week. Police say that they conducted a search in the Dominguez Layout area and found the [...]

Not Much Known About the Attack of a Corozal Businessman

Police say that they are still investigating the brutal attack on Corozal businessman Byron Chiu, which happened at his home in Corozal last Thursday morning. The owner of Maya World [...]

Bags of Weed Found on the Outskirts of Belmopan

On Wednesday night, we told you about the large quantity of weed found in some bushes along the Hummingbird Highway. The eighteen parcels weighed in at fifty-six and a half [...]

Ana Morales is the Female Farmer of the Year

To meet the female farmer of the year, we went to Selena village, a small farming community located to the back of Spanish Lookout. There we met fifty-year-old mom and [...]

SBDC Teaches Small Businesses How to Market their Goods and Services

Today, the Small Business Development Center held a one-day workshop with small business-owners to talk about marketing their business. The focus of the session was how to put together a [...]

UB’s Research Conference Engages Minds, Empowers Success

A series of papers were presented and discussed today at the annual research conference of the University of Belize. The topics varied encompassing many facets of development of the country [...]

Young Basketball Athletes Attend the Dru Joyce Classic Akron 2019

For another consecutive year, the Light and Peace Basketball Foundation is taking to a group of young basketball athletes to compete in the Dru Joyce Classic Akron being held in [...]

UNICEF Hosts a Media Sensitization Workshop

Today, UNICEF held a workshop to sensitize its staff and partners of different government ministries and agencies on how to effectively engage with the media. A technical expert conducted the [...]