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House of Representatives Sits on Monday to Amend Maritime Areas Act

Parliamentarians will meet on Monday for a Special Sitting of the House of Representatives. The special sitting will be to primarily amend the Maritime Areas Act. While this step was [...]

Julius Espat Discusses Referendum Loss and Maritime Areas Act

The People’s United Party is meeting on Friday to determine a position ahead of a collective vote on the proposed amendment to the Maritime Areas Act.  The House of Representatives [...]

Court of Appeal Orders Julius Espat’s Claim to be Heard

It made headlines back in August 2016 when opposition parliamentarian Julius Espat was physically removed from the House of Representatives on the instruction of former House Speaker Michael Peyrefitte.  The [...]

Espat’s Unlawful Ejection to be Heard Before the Supreme Court

This afternoon, we spoke with Espat who explained that there is merit to the claim that his constitutional rights were indeed violated when he was forcefully kicked out of the [...]

Julius Espat Sues for Damages Two and a Half Years Later

According to Espat, he is seeking redress in the form of compensation for the length of time that he was suspended from the House without pay. Primarily, he wants it [...]

Patrick Faber on U.D.P. Leadership Convention

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is nearing the end of his term as leader of the United Democratic Party. The U.D.P.’s leadership convention is expected to be held sometime before February [...]

Michael Peyrefitte Not Interested in U.D.P. Leadership, at this Time

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte lost his bid to represent Port Loyola for the U.D.P. in the upcoming general elections. Peyrefitte was defeated by former Belize City councilor Philip Willoughby. Prime [...]

U.D.P.’s National Party Council to Discuss Caribbean Shores Convention, Candidates

We also asked the U.D.P.’s Deputy Leader Patrick Faber about the three-way race in the Caribbean Shores constituency. As we reported, Santiago Castillo Junior, who once represented the division, is [...]

A Harrowing Class Trip When a Chartered Bus Overturns on the Boom Road

Twenty persons, including eight students, as well as parents and teachers were injured and had to be rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital this morning after the passenger bus [...]

Andrew Caliz is Arraigned for the Murder of His Common-Law Wife

A tour operator in southern Belize has been charged for the murder of his common-law wife on Tuesday morning.  Forty-eight-year-old Andrew Caliz shot and killed Francisca Caceres Duarte inside their home [...]

Bail for Stabbing Death of Ana Villanueva Incenses Corozaleños

Twenty-year-old Zena Armstrong is out on bail after being charged with manslaughter.  The incident involved the fatal stabbing of Ana Villanueva in Corozal on Monday night.  The young ladies had [...]

5 Suspects Being Sought for Murder of Lindon Baldwin

Belize City police are looking for five persons in connection with the murder of Lindon Baldwin who was shot and killed on Monday night on Ebony Street.  According to investigators [...]

Chilean National Pleads Guilty to Attempted ATM Scam

Chilean national Juan Espinosa SaaVerdra pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an ATM scam in Dangriga and Belize City; he was fined a total of six thousand dollars, which he [...]

2 Charged for Aggravated Burglary at Farm

On Wednesday, police formally arrested and charged two of four persons believed to have been involved in an aggravated burglary at a farm near mile forty-four on the George Price [...]

The Third National TVET Conference

The third national Technical and Vocational Education and Training Conference is being held in Belize City. The conference began today with a packed agenda where professionals of different backgrounds spoke [...]

EU Wraps Up Banana Project in the South

The European Union wrapped up its two million Euros project in the south today. The project started a year and a half ago with the goal to teach banana farmers [...]

Kolbe Foundation Promotes Health and Rehabilitation behind Prison Walls

The third annual health fair was held today at the central prison. It was held under the theme, “Kolbe Foundation, promoting health and rehabilitation: Healthier Citizens for a more productive [...]

Leo Bradley Library Host 7th Annual Health Fair

A health fair was also held today in Belize City. The seventh annual Leo Bradley Library health fair took place at the library’s compound where a number of informational booths [...]

National Birth Registration Consultation Held

A national birth registration consultation was held today in Belize City. Agencies such as UNICEF, UNHCR and the British High Commission partnered with the government to bring together all stakeholders [...]

Finding the Time to Get in Shape with Healthy Living

For people trying to get in shape, one of the most common challenges they encounter is finding the time. Veteran health and fitness coach Ed Williams has a solution to [...]