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Taxi Driver Shot Dead Near Home on Sunday Evening

A taxi driver was gunned down not far from where he lived on Ordonez Avenue in the Lake Independence area of Belize City. Cecil Buckley, a man who, from all [...]

Jasmine Aguilar Viciously Stabbed; Ex-boyfriend Arrested and Charged

On Friday morning in Belize City, Jasmine Aguilar was viciously stabbed as she waited for a cab to pick her up near Linda Vista Street.  It was later discovered that [...]

Upgrading Emergency Response in San Pedro

Despite the weekend violence in Belize City, efforts are being made in other parts of the country to assist with emergency medical response.  Earlier today, three ambulances were handed over [...]

C.W.U. Elects Leonora Flowers as New President

Over the weekend a new president was elected to serve the Christian Workers Union for the next term.  Leonora Flowers has been a trade unionist for the past twenty-eight years, [...]

Advocating for the Rights of the Indigenous Garifuna in Belize

For the most part, the conversation about indigenous peoples and their rights have been primarily associated with the Mayans of southern Belize. But for decades, the Garifuna people have also [...]

Delimitation of Village Boundaries – Not that Easy

The delimitation of boundaries has been a challenge for the Government of Belize.  There have been villages reporting of encroachment, as well as the sale of land without notice.  There [...]

Minister Dolores on Laguna/Yemeri Grove Land Issue

The issue of boundary delineation came up as recently as last Thursday when the Maya village of Laguna held a press conference in the south over the issue of land. [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Holds Special Meeting to Discuss Fairtrade Premiums

On Sunday in Corozal District, hundreds of cane farmers from across northern Belize gathered on the campus of Escuela Secundaria Tecnica Mexico for a special meeting.  The meeting was convened [...]

E.U. Ambassadors Support O.A.S. Mission at Adjacency Zone

On Friday, a high-level delegation from the European Union travelled to the Adjacency Zone between Belize and Guatemala. Led by Marianne Van Steen, the E.U. Ambassador to Belize, the delegation [...]

E.U. Ambassadors Holds Special Political Dialogue with G.O.B.

Apart from the visit to the Adjacency Zone, the E.U. Ambassadors were preparing for a special political dialogue with Belize’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Prime Minister scheduled for [...]

“E.U. in the Park” at Digi Park in Belize City

The European Union has been partnering with Belize in various sectors for the past thirty years, from health, to renewable energy, the environment, public transportation and gender based violence to [...]

Saving Goff’s Caye by Planting Mangroves

On Saturday, a government agency and a private company teamed up to salvage the eroded parts of Goff’s Caye by planting mangrove on the back of the island. Bowen and [...]

A Community Effort to Save Monkey River from Erosion

The return to Monkey River Village was vividly different – you’d even say transformational, as a great portion of beach has been reclaimed. Monkey River was once a thriving town [...]

CARICOM Sends Condolences to Guyana over Fatal School Fire

Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Doctor Carla Barnett has sent condolences to Guyana, following a fire at a school that claimed the lives of at least twenty schoolchildren. The [...]

N.T.U.C.B. to P.M. Briceño: Rush the OSH

The executive of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize met with Prime Minister John Briceño, Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde and Education Minister Francis Fonseca this afternoon in Belmopan. [...]

N.T.U.C.B.’s Executive Finally Meets with PM Briceño

The meeting came at the request of the N.T.U.C.B.’s executive which initially asked for a meeting with the PM in November 2020. That was three years ago. The executive subsequently [...]

The International Masters Tour de Santino Races through Mountain Pine Ridge

Goodnight and welcome to another edition of Sports Monday, I am Paul Lopez.  “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is”. That’s a quote from Vincent Lombardi an American football [...]