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Michael Cobo’s Lifeless Body is Found Floating near Port

A San Pedro family travelled to Belize City today for the difficult task of identifying a body. Reports spread quickly this morning that a badly decomposed body had been located [...]

The L.P.G. Price War is On!

Today’s house sitting in Belmopan was fiery and spirited as the LPG price war wages.  Prime Minister Dean Barrow is loading the government’s arsenal, expecting some sort of retaliatory effort [...]

G.O.B. Armed and Ready for Push Back by LPG Importers

The Government introduced and passed the Supplies Control (Amendment) Bill which increases penalties that may be imposed on these three companies if they continue to sell LPG below the fixed [...]

Is Imer Hernandez G.O.B.’s Favorite Constructor?

Contractor Imer Hernandez and the many multi-million dollar infrastructural contracts that he has been awarded under this U.D.P. government was the subject of a heated debated between Prime Minister Dean [...]

Opposition Writes Lending Institutions over Imer Hernandez’s Contracts

In response to the statement made by Briceño, Prime Minister Dean Barrow defended Hernandez saying that these contracts are awarded by international entities which carry out their due diligence.   [...]

Works Minister Explains How Imer Hernandez Got Coast Road Contract

Before the Imer Hernandez debated unfolded, during the Sitting of the House Minster of Works Rene Montero made a statement related to multimillion dollars Coastal Road contract that Hernandez’s firm [...]

Works Minister Says No Contract for Replacement of Haulover Bridge Signed

Works Minister Rene Montero also spoke of government’s plans for the Haulover Bridge which his rapidly deteriorating. The Barrow Administration, in mid-October 2017 secured a twelve-million U.S. dollar loan from [...]

An Integrated Sugar Market for CARICOM

A significant decision was taken at a recent regional meeting which is sweet news for sugar producers in Belize, A.S.R./B.S.I. and Santander.  After years of lobbying, the locally produced sugar [...]

A Benque Family is Displaced by Fire

The family of thirty-two-year-old Silvia Maas lost her house and belongings in a fire on Tuesday afternoon. Maas was not at home when the blaze erupted and only rubbles remain [...]

Where is Retired Teacher Elito Puc?

The Puc family from Succotz Village in the west remain on edge tonight since their loved one has not been seen or heard from for six days. Elito Puc, a [...]

5 Days Later and Densmore Bowman is Still Missing!

Earlier you heard that the family of Michael Cobo has identified his body. But have you seen Densmore Bowman? The Belmopan resident was last seen on Friday night in the [...]

Former Inmate Sues the Prison

A former inmate is claiming that he was raped while serving time at the prison and is seeking compensation. The alleged victim is seeking aggravated and exemplary damages, for the [...]

Mark Waight Awaits His Fate for an Attempted Murder Charge

Justice Colin Williams is expected to hand down a decision on December eighteenth 2019 in the case of twenty-one-year-old Mark Waight, who was charged with the attempted murder of Jamelia [...]

$20 Million for Loan to Improve Quality of Education

In the House today, the government today passed and approved a loan motion for ten million US dollars to improve the quality of education in the country. The Inter-American Development [...]

Opposition Party Criticizes G.O.B. Loan to Improve Quality of Education

Members of the Opposition questioned the purpose of the loan, pointing out that there is a lot left to be desired for Belize’s education system. While the education system isn’t [...]

A Family in the West is Gifted a House

Christmas will be a happy time for a family in San Ignacio. That’s because Mirna Cuellar and her children today received the keys to a new house, which will bring [...]

When She Speaks, Listen – a G.B.V. Awareness Campaign

As a part of its contribution to the Sixteen Days of Activism, the U.S. Embassy launched its gender-based violence information campaign. The message is being shared through one hundred and [...]

The Value of Gender Based Violence Awareness

The Special Envoy for Women and Children Kim Simplis Barrow was also present at today’s event. Barrow spoke about the value of gender based violence awareness and the impact the [...]

Lowland Tropical Forest and its Productivity

The Programme for Belize, through a project with the Food and Agriculture Organization, carried out extensive research to determine what it would take to ensure the long term productivity of [...]

Taiwanese Embassy Issues Another Public Caution

For the second time in recent months, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Belize has issued a public caution. This time it is about an article circulating [...]

Lands Minister Says Land Amnesty Bill Has a Mistake

One more item from the House…a motion to extend the land amnesty tax programme was tabled today.  The Partial Remission of Land Tax Arrears Programme which was originally scheduled to [...]

Special Olympics Torch Run Aims to Raise $10K

Since 2012, the Belize Police Department has been hosting a torch run to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics Belize. This year the department is backed up by [...]

2020 Inspiration Calendar is Rolled Out in Style

The 2020 Inspiration Calendar was unveiled this morning to much fanfare.  In attendance at today’s launch were twelve young artists, each of whom is differently abled.  Their work is showcased [...]