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Did Guatemalan Gunboats Block the Entrance of the Sarstoon River?

The Ministry of National Security has issued a release essentially rejecting a claim by the BTV’s Wil Maheia in respect of his attempted visit to the Sarstoon on Thursday. According [...]

P.U.P. says Guatemala Breaking International Law

So while that plays out, the People’s United Party has reacted to the ministry’s release on the incident at the Sarstoon. Party chairman, Henry Charles Usher, told News Five that [...]

I.C.J. Referendum Legal Matters Still Pending

While the Government has set May eight as the new date for the I.C.J. referendum, there are several related cases pending before the courts. On Monday, the Chief Justice is [...]

P.U.P. is I.C.J. Referendum Ready

While we had the P.U.P. Chairman, he was asked about the party’s preparedness for the upcoming I.C.J. referendum. May eighth is twelve days away and it will be a battle [...]

Official Details on Vehicle Fire at Gas Station

A pickup truck was totally destroyed by fire on Thursday in Belize City. The incident happened at a gas station so it caused alarm because of the potential risks to [...]

Family of 12 Needs Help to Rebuild Home

Back in February, a fire in Belize City destroyed two structures that housed a family of twelve, including Virginia Garnett and her triplets.  The family lost everything in the fire [...]

Regular Gas and Kerosene Prices Go Up

Going into the Easter holidays, last Wednesday, the pump price for premium gasoline increased by forty cents; it took the cost up to a whopping eleven dollars and thirty cents [...]

Race Commissaires to Discuss HSCCC Issues and Wasani Castro’s Case

A video posted on social media shows cyclist Wasani Castro being pulled by a pickup truck during this year’s Holy Saturday Cross Country Cycling Classic. The video has caused quite [...]

Cyclists Meet to Chart Way Forward

The Cycling Federation of Belize is facing mounting criticisms by several cyclists and aficionados of the sport. A meeting between cyclists and attorneys took place on Thursday night to discuss [...]

Developing the Sport of Cycling

According to cyclist, Tariq Cano, there is much work needed to be done in order to develop the sports of cycling in Belize. He says that local cyclists are not [...]

Bail Denied for Man Accused in Crooked Tree Beat Down

A Crooked Tree resident accused of administering a beating on a Belize City man was denied bail for the offense of attempted murder. Nineteen-year-old Ravin Gillett was unsuccessful in his [...]

Shemar Castillo is Granted Supreme Court Bail

In mid-March, four residents of Sunset Park were charged and arraigned for attempted burglary and aggravated assault at the home of a police officer as well as another resident of [...]

‘Reach for Gold: IP and Sports’

Last month, HBO Latin America Group signed off on five licensing agreements with cable operators to legally provide programming channels. It comes down to the issue of rights. Today, in [...]

Finding Answers on How the Private Sector Can Harness the Value of Open Data

Since 2018, the Organization of American States and the Trust for the Americas have been working with the Government of Belize and Civil Society on moving towards open government. It [...]

Baby Steps to Realizing an Open Government System in the Region

Today’s event is part of the extended schedule of activities under the Development of the Caribbean and Code Sprint Initiative, coordinated by the Caribbean Open Institute for 2019. The regional [...]

NWC Hosts Beijing 25+ Report Consultation

At the 1995 Beijing Conference, Belize and one hundred and eighty-eight UN member states adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action as a global agenda to improve human rights [...]

WCS says Beijing 25+ Report Helps at the National and Global Level

Cynthia Williams says that the information gathered from the consultations will be used to generate a report for Belize. That report, she explains, will be shared with partner agencies and [...]

Blackleg and Rabies Vaccine Advisory

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority and Ministry of Agriculture is advising that if you haven’t vaccinated your livestock against blackleg in the last six months you must do so quickly. [...]

MMA Showdown in Shuga City!

A Mixed Martial Arts competition will be held on Saturday night in Orange Walk. The event will feature twelve bouts with fighters from Belize, U.S.A. and Mexico. For the first [...]