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Rasheed Pollard Perishes in RTA After Celebrating His 27th Birthday

There has been outpouring of grief following the untimely death of Rasheed Pollard. Pollard, who by all accounts was loved by many, perished this morning after celebrating his twenty-seventh birthday. [...]

Gregory Perez loses his life in an RTA in the South

There was another fatality; this time in southern Belize. As seen in this video, a motorcyclist reportedly lost control of his red Ninja motorcycle in the area of Golden Stream, [...]

Nissan Arana is Banned from Cycling for Four Years

Popular Belizean cyclist Nissan Arana has been banned from participating in any officially sanctioned sporting event after testing positive for performance enhancement drugs. The decision was handed down by the [...]

Nissan Arana Tests Positive for Performance Enhancement Drug

Under Arana’s suspension, the U.C.I. has requested that the Cycling Federation of Belize withdraws his license for the duration of the ban in accordance with specific articles related to the [...]

Newly Appointed PUP Senators Make Debut

Doctor Louis Zabaneh and Isabel Bennett were today sworn in as Senators for the Opposition, People’s United Party. Doctor Zabaneh and Bennett replace former Senators Paul Thompson and Valerie Woods. [...]

Senators Express Concerns over Liquefied Petroleum Gas Project Bill

The Liquefied Petroleum Gas Project Bill was today debated in the Senate. The Government and the National Gas Company have entered into an agreement which the Prime Minister has labelled [...]

Sarteneja Road Loan Motion Sparks Heated Debate in Senate

Today the Senate approved three loan motions totalling one hundred and forty eight million Belize dollars. The government borrowed fifty million U.S. dollars from the Taiwanese Government for the upgrading [...]

A US$14 Million Dollars Loan for Strengthening Tax Administration Project

The Senate also approved a fourteen million U.S. dollar loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. This chunk of money has been earmarked for the strengthening tax administration project. Monies will [...]

Senators Get Feisty over US10M Loan Motion

The Government also borrowed ten million U.S. dollars from the Inter-American Development Bank for natural disaster emergency contingencies. G.O.B. approached the bank for financial assistance to facilitate the execution of [...]

Senate Debates the Belize City Municipal Paper Bill

The Belize City Council during this time of the year faces cash flow problems caused by the ‘seasonal nature of tax collections’. Earlier this year, instead of resorting to high-cost traditional [...]

Two men acquitted of Drug Trafficking Offense

After awaiting trial for two years for a drug trafficking offense, Pastor Mark Humes and Michael Nugen were acquitted of trafficking over ten pounds of weed. The ruling was handed [...]

A Tourist is Convicted while on Vacation in Belize

A visitor on Carnival Cruise Lines from Yonkers, New York was convicted while on vacation with his family in Belize. Thirty-nine year old Brian Keith Gibbs assaulted a police officer [...]

Decision on Transportation Industry Woes Postponed Yet Again

There are tensions bubbling in the transportation industry. The Belize Bus Association and representatives of the Government were scheduled to meet on Thursday morning to finalize the way forward regarding [...]

FFB and National Sports Council celebrate young athletes who excelled at the CODICADER and CONCACAF Women’s U-17 championship games

At the Marion Jones Sporting Complex this afternoon, there was a gathering of Belize’s finest athletes. The Football Federation of Belize and the National Sports Council held “A celebration of [...]

Young athletes and team leader say discipline and focus has lead to excellence

The athletes and coaches were all in a celebratory mood. Kate Jones, a striker for the national U-17 team and Cayshaun Meighan, who participated in the U-15 CODICADER games, spoke [...]

Dominque Noralez to represent Belize at UN Youth Climate Change Summit

Belizean, Dominique Noralez, is among five hundred youths selected to attend the U.N. Youth Climate Change Summit to be held in September at the United Nations in New York. The [...]

YWCA embraces technology integrating tablets into its preschool program

Over at the Y.W.C.A., a group of pre-schoolers are being introduced to technology at an early age. The “Y” successfully secured a set of forty tablets which is now at [...]

Titans Kicks of Mas Camp with “Showtime”

As the carnival date draws near, one of the most prestigious bands brought out its a-game on Thursday night. Even though they will not be competing this year, the current, [...]

New route Revealed for Carnival Road March 2019

The Carnival Committee has released the route for the 2019 Road March. And there is a difference over last year’s route. The spectacular event takes place next Saturday, September seventh [...]