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Minister Beverly Williams Expels U.S. Veteran Guillermo Ortiz from Belize

Minister of State for Immigration Beverly Williams signed off on the expulsion of Guillermo Ortiz, a U.S. Veteran who was in Belize since August of last year. It took immediate [...]

Ortiz Set to Challenge Expulsion Order

According to Ortiz, he is being victimized by Torres. Ortiz, who says he has been detained on a number of occasions, alleges that Torres has ill-treated him. In fact, the [...]

Teacher Judith Cacho Arraigned for Allegedly Harming 8-year-old Student

Forty-five-year-old Judith Cacho, a teacher at Queen Square Anglican School, was arraigned on a single charge of harm today. The incident reportedly occurred on January sixteenth, almost four months ago, [...]

Patrick Castillo Not Guilty of Murder; Acted in Self-Defence

A father accused of killing his twenty-one-year-old stepson was acquitted today after a judge found him not guilty. Patrick Castillo chopped Jose Yontan Maderos as many as four times to [...]

Overnight: 2 Attempts to Torch a Property on Antelope Street

A residence situated next door to Unity Presbyterian Church on Antelope Street Extension was set on fire twice overnight by someone intent on reducing the elevated wooden structure to cinders.  [...]

Baby Nelson Passes Away

Baby Nelson Javier Tavora passed away on Saturday.  We introduced you to him months ago as he battled a condition called hydrocephalus, where there is a build up of cerebrospinal [...]

What’s the Fate of Pending Litigation Post I.C.J. Referendum?

Belizeans have voted decisively to proceed to the International Court of Justice in an effort to bring an end to the longstanding territorial dispute with Guatemala.  On Wednesday, thousands of [...]

3 Law Firms Retained to Represent Belize at I.C.J.

At the press conference on Thursday, the prime minister said that the team of international lawyers who will represent Belize at the I.C.J. is already on government’s payroll.  But what [...]

PM Barrow Open to Input from P.U.P. on I.C.J. Case

As you heard, the P.M. is proposing to go back to a two-party approach between government and the opposition, following the May tenth I.C.J. referendum.  But how much input will [...]

There’s Still No Sarstoon Protocol on the Immediate Horizon

A Sarstoon Protocol has been on the books since a meeting in Istanbul, Turkey following a meeting between Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington and the then Guatemalan Foreign Minister Carlos Raul [...]

US SouthCom Commander Visits Belize

Admiral Craig Faller, Commander of the United States Southern Command, met with Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Minister of National Security John Saldivar earlier today at the Laing Building.  Admiral [...]

Leadercast 2019 Hosted in Belize

The conference on leadership has been bringing people together from all over the globe. Leadercast 2019 is being held annually in Atlanta, U.S.A., but it is screened in every corner [...]

Learning Dollars and Cents at an Early Age

Learning about dollars and cents starts at an early age. In Belize, a forum on financial literacy is held annually to teach young students how to manage money and make [...]

‘One Man’s Journey’ Launched in Belize City

At the Leo Bradley Library today, Wilfred Holder launched “One Man’s Journey’, an autobiography that transports readers on an insightful journey detailing key moments of his life. From rock bottom [...]

Health is Wealth

Gateway Youth Center today held its fifth annual health fair at the Battle Field Park in downtown Belize City. Held under the theme “Health is Wealth”, the goal this year [...]

Ocean Academy Victorious at 2019 Youth Innovation Challenge

The winners of the 2019 Youth Innovation Challenge were announced on Thursday. Ocean Academy in Caye Caulker Village placed first with their financial literacy mobile application. The competition took place [...]

ComPol Chester Williams on Successful Policing on Referendum Day

Aside from the Wednesday night murder of Karl Lamb in Belize City, there was no violence during the referendum. It is a success for the police department and Commissioner of [...]

A Crack Down on Public Drinking During Referendum Day

To ensure the personal safety of the citizenry, there were also strict orders in reference to public drinking and the sale of alcoholic beverages. ComPol Williams says they were forceful [...]