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“Monchi” Cervantes Clamors for the Capture of Manuel Castillo

Manuel Castillo, one of four men accused of the abduction and murder of seventy-one-year-old Ramon Cervantes Senior, in July 2014, is yet to be brought to justice. Despite being detained [...]

ComPol Williams Responds to Cervantes’ Criticisms

You heard it, Orange Walk North Area Representative Ramon Cervantes Junior says that the Belize Police Department and Interpol have been dormant in the hunt for Manuel Castillo. The fugitive [...]

Burnt Drug Plane Remains Found Behind Sunday Wood

For several months, there had not been any report of a drug plane landing in Belize.  That lull, however, was short-lived as local authorities were informed over the weekend that [...]

Senate Debates COVID-19 World Bank Loan

Leader of Government Business in the Senate, Eamon Courtenay was met with objections from the Opposition side of the floor after introducing a six million U.S. dollars loan motion for [...]

NTUCB Senator Raises Concerns over Government Borrowing

Senator for the National Trade Union Congress of Belize, Elena Smith, also added her voice to the debate on the six million U.S dollars loan motion. Her concerns were focused [...]

Senator Courtenay Offers Clarity on COVID19 World Bank Loan

In response to the objections, as well as the concern raised, Senator Courtenay noted that the monies spent were utilized at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when medical equipment, [...]

People’s Constitutional Commission Being Formed

The People’s Constitutional Commission is taking shape. The commission is being established to take a comprehensive look at the Constitution of Belize, as well openness and transparency in governance. The [...]

PSU and NTUCB to Name Constitutional Commission Representatives

The Public Service Union and the National Trade Union Congress of Belize are among those that have been invited to name representatives to sit on the People’s Constitutional Commission. Dean [...]

Cruise Ships Give Media Tours as Part of Activities for Seafarers’ Day

On Saturday mariners, the world over, and their employers and families celebrated Day of the Seafarers. It’s set aside to recognize the invaluable contribution that seafarers make to global trade [...]

IMMARBE Holds Ships Accountable by International Regulations

While we celebrate the shipping world and all those who contribute to this important industry, there is also the other side of that equation – holding ships accountable when they [...]

Coast Guard Commandant: “Wet Drops” Have Been Eliminated, Almost

Earlier we heard Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams speak of the burnt remains of a suspected drug plane in the remote area of Sunday Wood in Toledo. While the police [...]

Coast Guard Moving In On Illegal Fishing Camps

While we spoke with the Coast Guard Commandant, we asked him about the Coast Guard’s success in removing illegal fishing camps that are set up on islets along the coast. [...]

“What’s Orson Elrington’s Success Rates in the Courts?” – Chester Williams

The back and forth between Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and attorney Orson Elrington continues over disciplinary measures to be taken against Police Constable Alicia Trapp who is accused of [...]

Economic Growth by 5.3% in First Quarter of 2022

The Statistical Institute of Belize today held a press conference at the Radisson where it announced that in the first quarter of the year, the country’s economy improved by five [...]

Belize Replaces Its Base Model of Economy to 2014

Today, the Statistical Institute of Belize announced that the structure being used to measure the gross domestic product for the country did not provide a true representation of the reality [...]

2022 Fisher of the Year: Vonetta Dawson

The 2022 Fisher of the Year hails from Dangriga. She is Vonetta Dawson. As a child growing up on Tobacco Caye, Dawson made it a point to watch her father [...]

The National Bank of Belize Interdistrict Championship

Today at the National Bank of Belize Office in Belmopan, an agreement was signed with the Football Federation of Belize for the rebranding of the National Amateur Inter-district Competition of [...]

Government Ministers Experience Deer Dance Celebration in Toledo

Ministers Dolores Balderamos Garcia and Oscar Requeña were in Jalacte Village, Toledo last week to celebrate a unique Mayan sacred dance known as The Deer Dance. The dance depicts a [...]