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PM Barrow Takes Opposition Leader to Task

Tonight, the Prime Minister Dean Barrow is blasting the letter by Opposition Leader John Briceño, a day after Briceño wrote to him. That letter by Briceño, dated October fifteenth, was [...]

The Abyss That CGA Has Fallen Into

There is a looming death knell over the citrus industry in southern Belize, signaling that the livelihoods of hundreds may be hanging in the balance. Millions of dollars and years [...]

P.S.U.’s Deadline to Vacate HQ Fast Approaching

The Public Service Union is pressing ahead with a legal challenge to regain its former Hilltop headquarters in Belmopan. The P.S.U. has been issued a notice to vacate by Estevan [...]

Simplex Designs will Request Court Order if P.S.U. Refuses to Vacate

Perera says that if the deadline passes and the P.S.U. has not vacated the property, a court order will be pursued to have the union move out. According to Perera, [...]

U.S. Murder Suspect is Nabbed in Las Vegas

According to a news report in The New York Post, U.S. national Christopher Prestipino found refuge in Belize after he murdered a model in Las Vegas.  His stay in Belize [...]

Robbery in the North; No Suspects Yet!

Police say they haven’t yet identified the men who robbed the Zitro Western Union outlet in Orange Walk Town on the Belize-Corozal Road on Wednesday. While cops say that they [...]

Police Vehicle Plunges Into Canal on George Price Highway

A group of police officers and soldiers this morning escaped injury after the police vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a ditch filled with water this morning. It happened [...]

The Future of the Caribbean Sugar Industry

While the citrus industry is in crisis, up north the sugar industry is rebounding. ASR/B.S.I. has been attempting to get locally produced sugar into the tightly controlled CARICOM market. Now, [...]

Belama Phase Four Land Remains Unresolved

The dispute between several families and businessman Alex Chang over six acres of land in Belama Phase Four, Belize City,  remains unresolved. Chang through attorney Brandon Usher of Williams Law [...]

A Home Invasion in Placencia

There was a home invasion on Wednesday night in the south where an elderly resident came under attack.  According to police, three men, armed with a shotgun, entered a house [...]

Stakeholders Meet on State of Transportation Industry

Since enacting a statutory instrument on September fourth, government, as well as stakeholders in the public transportation sector, have been monitoring developments within the industry where Guatemalan and Mexican buses [...]

S.I. on Transportation is Revised

According to AG Peyrefitte, the statutory instrument has since been amended to reflect additional changes.  The revised S.I., he says, has been forwarded to Transport Minister Edmond Castro.   Michael [...]

Hattieville Woman is Behind Bars for Maiming Another

A young domestic from Hattieville, Gertrude Mejia, is on remand at the Belize Central Prison for the offense of maim.  Allegations are that on October twelfth, 2019, she intentionally and [...]

3 Seasoned Fishermen are Arraigned for Undersized Conch

Three seasoned Belize City fisherman, who have been in the fishing business for over fifty years, each appeared in court on fisheries offenses they are disputing.   This morning, seventy-five-year-old [...]

Philip Willoughby Host Land Consultation for Port Loyola Residents

The long lines and the slow process at the Lands Department are well known to persons who have to head to the capital to work out land issues.  So now, [...]

Consultation of Production of Industrial Hemp to be Held

Philip Willoughby also wants to host a consultation on the production of industrial hemp. Willoughby says he is in contact with respective ministries and representatives to have the consultation held [...]

The Belize District Winners of the 2019 Father Marion Ganey Primary School Quiz Competition

Schools in the Belize District took part in the revived Father Marion Ganey Primary School Quiz Competition. The two winning students are from Hattieville and Belize City.  The pair will [...]

“Local Service; Global Reach” on International Credit Union Day

Every year, the third Thursday in the month of October is celebrated worldwide as International Credit Union Day. Credit Unions around the globe organized a range of activities today to [...]

Credit Unions to Soon Connect to the National Payment System

But with a collective membership of almost half the country’s population, what is the future of the credit union movement in terms of the services it offers to its member-owners? [...]

Belize High School Launches Appeal for National Elementary Schools Robotics Competition

The Belize High School is moving robotics up to another level. A national competition is in the works and teams from across the country are encouraged to participate in the [...]

A Portrait Exhibition at the Museum of Belize

The Museum of Belize is launching a portrait exhibition called “The River of Art Flows Everywhere.” Taiwanese artist Yaoling Lee, who has been living in Belize for over two decades, [...]

Healthy Living: Benefits of Weight Lifting

Jogging, cycling, and even walking are considered forms of exercise that can improve your overall health. It is recommended that you should incorporate at least thirty minutes of physical activity [...]