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Police charge man and woman for Carlos Navarro’s murder

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:05
Post-mortem confirms that Navarro, 29, was shot to death ARMENIA, Cayo District, Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017–An onsite post-mortem exam conducted on the decomposed body of Carlos Albeno Navarro, 29, a Guatemalan laborer of Armenia, Cayo District, on Tuesday morning revealed […]

Pro plumber questions Civic Center plumbing

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017–Professional plumber Colin Gill dropped a wrench on the plumbing system of the multimillion-dollar Belize Civic Center when he called into the Wake Up Belize (WUB) Morning Vibes talk show today to provide his technical opinion. […]

Where is the Association of Concerned Belizeans (ACB) now?

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017–When the Said Musa/Ralph Fonseca-led People’s United Party (PUP) government was around the halfway point in its term in 2005, a new pressure group, the Association of Concerned Belizeans (ACB), burst on the scene and […]

Belmopan F.A. Amateur 1st Division Tournament update

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:02
BELMOPAN, Mon. Nov.13, 2017–Once again, I am pleased to provide to fans the results of the 2017/2018 Belmopan Football Association (BFA) Amateur First Division 2017-2018 Opening Season Football Tournament. The current tournament features 18 teams, divided in two groups of […]

Over 150 youth leaders converged in Belize for World Youth Conference

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017–Last week, for the first time in its history, Belize hosted the World Youth Conference, which saw the turnout of over 200 youth from 43 countries around the world. The conference, which is held annually, […]

GST’s $690,000 assessment “a huge, malicious mistake,” says Yhony Rosado

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:02
Rosado will seek relief from GST assessment from the court BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017–Last Friday, about 50 persons, mostly from Belize’s activist community, staged a protest in front of the Charles Bartlett Hyde Building on Mahogany Street, where […]

The state of Garifuna in Belize

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:02
The state of Garifuna in Belize is very dire. The current leadership of Garinagu in Belize is lost and do not know where to go or how to get there. Many including the leadership will read that previous statement and […]

Belize Community Pharmacist Association attacks GOB over new regulations

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017–The Belize Community Pharmacist Association (BCPA) called on the government this week via a press release to reconsider its new Statutory Instrument, which came into law on November 1, because it could adversely affect the […]

Garinagu … in the land we love, Belize …

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:02
Dear Editor, I read with trepidation and pride your editorial entitled “Settlement Day 2017”. Your clear and concise chronological breakdown of these historical events is very much appreciated. I read with trepidation, feeling for my ancestors who endured hardship and […]

PUP Leader writes Deputy Prime Minister

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:01
Office of the Leader of the Opposition P.0 Box 506 Belize City, Belize Central America Telephone 280- 0031 REF: OL/POL/01/2017 (20) 1st November 2017 Hon. Patrick Faber Deputy Prime Minister c/o Ministry of Education West Block Building City of Belmopan, […]

Charges against “Gato” Gutierrez for rape of 3 women dismissed

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:05
He was accused of wounding and raping the women in San Pedro BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017–The details of an apparently strange case of multiple rape unfolded this morning when Justice Adolph Lucas dismissed 3 counts of rape and […]

Barrow must find another US $18.5 million!

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:04
The Belize Bank won again in the United States Supreme Court BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017–Today, the United States Supreme Court has decided that it will not review a lower court decision which enforced a US $18.5 million London […]

Daughter, 17, loses mother and father, both 48, in tragic road accident

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:03
DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017–A fatal road traffic accident which occurred just before 8 o’clock on Friday night between Miles 11 and 12 on the Southern Highway has claimed the lives of two persons, while leaving five […]

Belize City’s St. Joseph girls and St. Martin’s boys are National Primary School Basketball Champions 2017

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 9, 2017–The National Primary School Basketball Championships were held last Friday, November 3, at the SJC Gym in Belize City, where male (M) and female (F) primary school basketball champions from all six districts competed for […]

From life to 20 years

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017–Security at the Supreme Court was noticeably beefed up, with police officers decked out in paramilitary uniforms and armed with semi-automatic rifles as the sentencing phase for a convicted wife-killer, whose life was purportedly threatened […]

The whole City Center maintenance scheme “stinks to high heaven!”

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:02
Hon. Cordel Hyde says that out of 15,000-17,000 public officers, there must be some persons able to manage the Center without the job being given to a UDP crony BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017–The Government of Belize (GoB) has […]

Cotton Tree man survives crocodile attack

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:02
Cotton Tree, Cayo Distict, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017–A resident of Cotton Tree was released from the Western Regional Hospital this morning after receiving treatment for injuries he sustained on his left arm when he was attacked by a crocodile while […]

I agree. Hope you agree too

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:02
One of my friends, mentors, told me recently that he was looking at a primary school program on the television and he saw something during the singing of the national anthem that made his eyes go, pop. He said that […]

Crime and violence on Southside — is police intervention really working?

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:02
Dear Editor, I humbly request an opportunity through this medium to add to the ongoing discourse on the issue of crime and violence and its impact on the country, particularly the Southside of Belize City. I am a resident of […]

Chinese Yuanran Zheng, 45, paid his $1,800 fine for fraudulent nationality certificate and left Belize

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:01
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017–Yuanran Zheng, 45, the Chinese national who was busted on Monday, Nov. 6, with a fraudulent nationality certificate, left Belize on Friday, en route to Canada. Zheng was given an OTL (Order To Leave) by […]