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Guatemalans Squat in Barrio de Juda, Cayo

Encroachments by Guatemalans are well-known within the Chiquibul. But now, embolden Guatemalan nationals are setting up permanent structures closer to the western border and well within Belizean territory. For years, [...]

Ministry of National Security Says Guatemalan Squatters Have Ceased Illegal Construction

Espat wrote to the C.E.O. in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pat Andrews on the issue of Guatemalan squatting on his land. Espat tells Andrews that he has waited four [...]

CitCo Files Application to Appeal the Candice Miller Decision

On Monday, the Belize City Council filed an application to appeal a decision handed down by Justice Courtney Abel on October fourth, in favour of former city administrator Candice Miller.  [...]

Is Candice Miller Playing Chess with CitCo?

Upon exiting the Supreme Court victorious on the evening of October fourth, attorney Magali Perdomo, who represents Miller in the wrongful termination suit, reiterated the fact that a contract, in [...]

CitCo’s Assets at Works Department are Crow-footed in Lieu of Payment

With an application for appeal setting the backdrop for CitCo’s next move, has a preemptive strike by Miller to crowfoot its assets, backed City Hall into a corner?  Here’s how [...]

Repairs on Swing Bridge Gone into Overtime

The historic Swing Bridge in the heart of the city is undergoing repairs to ensure the safety of thousands of pedestrians who traverse the bridge every day. But the state [...]

The Top Scorers of the 2019 CSEC & CAPE Exams

The National Awards Ceremony takes place later this month in the south. The ceremony will recognize students that excelled in the CSEC regional exams and the CAPE. Students from the [...]

Trial of Police Assc. Prez Vs ComPol Chester William to Proceed

Almost nine months after a lawsuit was filed by Corporal Eldon Arzu, the President of the Police Association, against the Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, the case has still not [...]

Charges Brought Following Deadly Explosion at Water Taxi Terminal

A deadly explosion that claimed the lives of a pair of siblings and injured fourteen others onboard a vessel on May fifth, has resulted in charges being filed against several [...]

Fire Destroys Wooden House in Benque

A fire quickly swept through a wooden house in the New Site area of Benque Viejo Del Carmen. A family of three lost all they owned in the blaze that [...]

Tracy Panton Still Undecided on Who to Support for Leadership Convention

The leadership convention for the United Democratic Party has been set for February ninth, 2020 when as you know, Patrick Faber and John Saldivar will go head to head in [...]

Tracy Panton Ready to be 1st Deputy Leader of the U.D.P.

Panton was the first to have announced her bid for the first deputy leadership of the U.D.P.; Manuel Heredia Junior is also running for second deputy leader. Panton says she [...]

Tracy Panton: “Some will win…some won’t make the central executive team”

Both Faber and Saldivar have taken to social media to bolster their candidacy. Faber for some time was seen as the person being groomed to be the next leader of [...]

Tracy Panton Says Gapi is Entitled to Privileges

Minister Tracy Panton also responded to a question about former cabinet minister Gaspar Vega. As we’ve reported, while Vega resigned as a member of cabinet in 2017 due to a [...]

Belize Bird Rescue – Saving Belize’s Birds!

Belize’s yellow-headed parrot population is disappearing from our forests; it is a bird that is endangered worldwide. Illegal poaching, deforestation and other pressures have reduced this colorful bird to a [...]

License for Domestic Parrot Holders are Coming

As you heard in that story just now, Belize’s parrots are under threat. The illegal trafficking of native parrots for house pets has been a growing problem. The yellow-headed parrots [...]

Boosting Trade Between Belize and Barbados

The economies of Belize and Barbados are dependent on tourism, but there are other opportunities that can open up for further trade between both countries. This is why a mission [...]

Establishing Greater Market Access for Belizean Produced Sugar in CARICOM

As it relates to CARICOM, some of Belize’s agricultural products have made their way into the regional market. But even as discussions are ongoing to introduce Belize Sugar Industries’ plantation [...]

Will Belizean Sugar Be Exported to Taiwan?

While CARICOM is natural trading partner, Minister Panton says that Belize is looking at other opportunities outside of the CARICOM region to export the Belizean produced sugar. A delegation is [...]