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Joshua Perdomo’s Debt is Paid Off

The government and the Perdomo family took a beating when the Prime Minister introduced and got the nod of the House on a motion to write-off some forty thousand dollars [...]

New PAC Report Highlights Government Losses and Lack of Accountability

The annual report of the Public Accounts Committee for 2017/2018 has been released.  While it brings out areas where government has lost millions of dollars due to a number of [...]

Boledo Contract Out for Tender, PM Says GOB will Insist on Larger Share of Proceeds

In 2009, the popular boledo franchise was privatized with Brads and Company Limited taking control of the administrative process. Brads was granted an exclusive ten-year contract and has been raking in [...]

Belize Hosts 6th C.A.J.O. Conference

In Belize City this morning, a conference began bringing together the judicial arm of the courts from the entire region, including the Caribbean Court of Justice.  The conference will be [...]

The C.C.J. and Social Media

CAJO Interim Chairman, Justice Peter Jamadar says that this year’s conference promises to surpass the expectations of attendees. The team of panelists is first-rate and renowned regional jurists are taking [...]

A Judge’s Ethical Expectations

Crucial to the discussion are ethical guidelines that judges should adhere to as it relates to the adjudication process. C.C.J. President Adrian Saunders says judges need to be sensitive to [...]

John Saldivar and His 21 Standard Bearers Supporters

This Sunday, John Saldivar will be officially launching his campaign for the leadership of the United Democratic Party and is going up against the Deputy Party Leader Patrick Faber whose [...]

Decrease in Tourist Arrivals – is it from the Western Border Closure?

Today, the Belize Hotel Association and the Belize Bus Association called a two-man press conference.  President Ted Tejada of the B.H.A. and Thomas Shaw of the Belize Bus Association presented [...]

Guatemala Trip was Eye-Opening for B.B.A.

So, as you heard just now, the B.B.A. didn’t fully understand those moving parts in the travel industry. If you recall, they had agitated to close off the border to [...]

B.H.A. & B.B.A. Working to Remedy Border-Bus Woes

And so here they are – the B.H.A. concerned about the drop in tourist arrivals, particularly from the European market and the B.B.A. must get its act together in the [...]

Police Give Details on Fatal Traffic Accident Involving Nelson Ayuso

Well-known entertainer and television personality Nelson Ayuso lost his life in a fatal road traffic accident on Tuesday night when he was traveling towards San Ignacio Town with close friend [...]

Dangriga Resident Shot Inside His House

A Dangriga resident is tonight recovering at the Southern Regional Hospital after he was shot to the arm in a home invasion. Reports to our newsroom is that Darren Taylor [...]

From Murder to Manslaughter; Court of Appeal Changes Conviction

The Court of Appeal is in its second week of sittings; today convicted murderer, Edwin Hernan Castillo saw his conviction substituted with manslaughter. Some two years ago, forty-year-old Castillo was [...]

Seasonal Flu Vaccine Now Available Countrywide

The seasonal flu vaccine is now available for children between six months to two years old. Late this evening, the Ministry of Health issued a release to say that pregnant [...]

Denys Barrow on Post on C.C.J.

In 2017, Denys Barrow was officially sworn in as a judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice as the seventh and final member.  Barrow’s impressive judicial career includes service as High Court [...]

Denys Barrow: “It is absolutely a great accomplishment”

Barrow says that his personal accomplishment should also be seen as an accomplishment for the country. The C.C.J. Justice says that he hopes to inspire local practitioners to seek higher [...]

Baptized and Sent: A Youth Rally for the Catholic Faith

One of biggest rallies involving young people was held today at the Civic Center. Similar events have been held the world over as part of the Catholic Church’s Extraordinary Month [...]

A New Emergency Operations Center for NEMO in Toledo

The U.S. Embassy in Belmopan and the United States Southern Command have donated a modern emergency operations centre and disaster relief warehouse facility to the National Emergency Management Organization for [...]

Mexican Institute Celebrates Dia de los Muertos

Every year, the Mexican Embassy in Belize celebrates the memory of loved ones during the traditional celebration of “Dia de Los Muertos,” which is the day of the dead.  The [...]

Chaya with the Maya & an Exhibition at Mex Institute

Chaya Dinner with the Maya – it is happening now at the Mexican Institute in Belize. It is the kick off to a three-month long exhibition which seeks to look [...]

Healthy Living: Diabetes Walk

In November, the Belize Diabetes Association will be spearheading a number of activities to help spread awareness on how to prevent and manage diabetes. The first event will take place [...]

Ministry of Health Says “Dirty Looking” Water Unsafe to Drink

There is not good news for residents who consume or use potable water which is showing discoloration. The Ministry of Health today confirmed that the dirty looking water pouring out [...]

M.O.H. Says Dirty Water Not Suitable for Domestic Use

According to Flowers, the water is equally not suitable for other domestic use such as bathing, cooking and washing of white clothes. He says that the turbidity is twice the [...]

B.W.S. Says Residents Should Flush Out Dirty Water before Use

While B.W.S. and the ministry look at addressing the problem, a temporary solution would be to flush out the discoloured water until it becomes clear and safe for consumption and [...]

Fatal Accident Claims 1 Life; Building Contractor Survives

Police were called out to the scene of an accident on the George Price Highway where a man was killed and another escaped the deadly wreck. Two well-known men, contractor [...]