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What Does Appeal Court Decision Mean for Portico?

On June twentieth, the Court of Appeal handed down a decision in favor of Stake Bank Enterprise Limited, in respect of a ruling by Justice Lisa Shoman.  The former Supreme [...]

Would an Unfavorable High Court Decision Affect Portico’s Development Plan?

But what bearing, if any, would an adverse decision by the High Court have on Portico’s plan to proceed with the development of Port of Magical Belize?  That’s what we [...]

Trial of Narco 11 is Set for October 2023

The trial of twelve individuals, including four police officers, charged in connection with the illegal landing of a drug plane in southern Belize back in November 2021, is set to [...]

Witnesses Testify in Nah & Caliz Ammunition Trial

In the trial of Corporal Elmer Nah, his common-law wife Epifania Caliz and her sibling Manuel Caliz, who were jointly charged for ammunition offenses, the defense has wrapped up its [...]

Leslie Young Jr. Remanded for Attempted Murder

Nineteen-year-old Leslie Young Junior, a resident of Belize City, is on remand at the Belize Central Prison for the attempted murder of Sheldon Thomas.  The incident happened several weeks ago [...]

P.C.C.’s Public Education & Consultation Launch

Today at the Biltmore Plaza Hotel in Belize City, interested parties of the People’s Constitution Commission gathered for the Public Education and Consultation Launch. The launch of the constitution education [...]

P.C.C. Signs M.O.U.s to Access Databases in Constitutional Reform

September was also designated as Constitution Month. But during today’s launch, there were several memorandums of understanding signed with various organizations, giving access to databases from the diaspora, the Ministry [...]

Belize Declared Malaria-free

The World Health Organization has declared Belize malaria-free. This means that there are no recorded cases of malaria currently in the country. This is a significant achievement, one that personnel [...]

Belize’s No-malaria Certification Follows Several Years of No Detection

Polanco says our no-malaria status comes after several years of surveillance and lab monitoring that showed no cases dating back five years. Polanco also says that the ministry’s surveillance remains [...]

Huge Bush Fire Burning Behind Belama Phase Five

This evening, officials from the National Fire Service were summoned to an area behind the Belama Phase Five community where a huge bush fire was burning uninhibited. The truck could [...]

Commissioner of Police is New President of Hemispheric Body

Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams has assumed the role of President of the Commission of Chiefs and Directors of Police of Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Colombia. Williams was [...]

Mayor Wagner Stands by Endorsement Request

Applications for municipal elections are coming up soon and Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner is sticking to his guns. He wants to be endorsed as the PUP mayoral candidate for [...]

Mayor Bernard Wagner on Fire on Regent Street

On Monday, we reported on the devastating fire that gutted the only building in Belize with shingled walls. The Eusey family home was reduced to rubble in the wee small [...]

Derelict Vehicles Tagged, Will Soon be Removed from Road Side

Speaking about abandoned properties across the city, Mayor Bernard Wagner also gave the media an update on those derelict vehicles. Several weeks ago, he said that the Belize City Council [...]

PathLight Scholarships Awarded to New Cohort of Students

Sixty-nine academic scholarships have been awarded to high school, sixth form and undergraduate students across the country, as part of PathLight Belize’s annual financial assistance program.  This morning at UWI’s [...]

What Life is Like to Captain a Cruise Liner

Sunday will be celebrated as International Seafarers Day to recognize the services of people who work aboard ships. The day is organized by the International Maritime Organization, and today, personnel [...]

Rotary Club of Belize Sunrise Partners with St. John’s Anglican Primary School

Saint John’s Primary School is an Anglican institution that has been serving the community for decades. Today, there was an official launch of a veranda that was installed on one [...]