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Belize Signs onto UN Sustainable Development Framework

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eamon Courtenay, and United Nations Resident Coordinator, Birgit Gerstenberg, signed the 2022-2026 United Nations Multi-Country Sustainable Development Framework at a ceremony in Belmopan on Thursday. [...]

Waterloo Applies as an Interested Party in Stake Bank vs. GOB

On Thursday, the attorney for Waterloo Investment Holdings, Belize Cruise Development Limited, and Belize Logistics Terminal Limited applied to the Supreme Court to join as an interested party to the [...]

Doctor Killed in Accident in OW District

A doctor was killed in a collision in the Orange Walk District on Thursday night. Police say they responded to the scene at mile 20 on the Blue Creek Road [...]

Murder in Dangriga; Canadian Retiree Bludgeoned inside Home

A murder has been recorded in the south, despite no official report as yet from the Belize Police Department. Sixty-year-old Canadian national Jeffrey Richard Lewis was discovered dead at his [...]

Some UB Classes Resume in Person: Vaccinations Required

The University of Belize says it remaining primarily online next semester, but it is preparing to welcome students back for a limited number of face-to-face classes in January. It will [...]

UB Interim President Accesses Online Learning Success

Pre-pandemic, only ten percent of the University’s courses were online. Today, the University operates its programs almost one hundred percent virtually. The upside is the pandemic has forced the University [...]

Student Union to Meet on Issue: Interim President Says Health Top Priority

Given these challenges and shortcomings, many students may welcome the phasing back into the face- to- face learning. The University may, however, receive some pushback over its vaccination mandate. The [...]

ARS/BIS “Disappointed” By Sugar Cane Farmers Statement

The impasse between the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association and the Belize Sugar Industries Ltd continues to intensify. On Thursday, BSI issued a release saying it, “views with great concern [...]

New Book About Laws on Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault – it is something that most victims do not care to talk about and perpetrators don’t want to be identified with. And the laws concerning this can be [...]

Attorney Mendez Calls Books Easy to Understand Reference

Attorney Leslie Mendez was contracted to review the current laws that govern sexual offences in Belize. She told us that while there are various pieces of legislation, there were gaps [...]

Counselor Says Victims Should be Encouraged to Talk to Get Counseling

According to CEO of Counseling and Psychological Services, Deshane Gutierrez-Lopez, victims of sexual assault live in a constant state of threat and need talk to someone who is trustworthy in [...]

Chiquibul Could Become World Heritage Site

The Chiquibul Forest Reserve and other dense jungle spaces in Belize have been areas of contention for Belizean law enforcement authorities and Guatemalan encroachers from time to time. Often enough, [...]

Governance Framework for Chiquibul Still Being Discussed

But to have better management of a much broader area, there needs to be a clear definition of the responsibilities for each agency involved.  Manzanero says that part of the [...]

Nicaragua Cuts Ties with Taiwan

In Regional News, Nicaragua has become the latest country to side with China over Taiwan, cutting all diplomatic ties with the island nation.  According to international news outlets, Taiwan said [...]

Friday is Last Chance to Win on Gimme Five!

Devoted Channel Five viewers know that all this week, like every year around this time, has been our nightly Gimme Five Show. Tonight is the last night, with your hosts [...]