Customs raid yeilds big catch Customs raid yeilds big catch
More Belizean banks cut off? More Belizean banks cut off?
KHMH go-slow ends – GOB steps in for negotiations KHMH go-slow ends – GOB  steps in for negotiations
BEWU and Labor Minister work it out BEWU and Labor Minister work it out
Business

GOB and Mexico sign bilateral trade agreements

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Cattle producers in Belize will soon benefit from increased markets to sell their livestock, through a new bilateral trade agreement between Belize and Mexico. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wilfred Elrington, signed the agreement on Belize’s behalf this week at a scheduled meeting in Mexico. The […]

Crime Jealous ex-boyfriend kills workman over girlfriend’s house key

Jealous ex-boyfriend kills workman over girlfriend’s house key

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter Hugh Dyer, 31, a labourer of Hattieville Village, is remanded to the Hattieville Prison on a charge of murder, for beating a workman to death in a jealous fit over his girlfriend’s house key. The incident happened between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. on Sunday […]

Editorial

Editorial

Sometimes it seems that the harder you work, the more frustrations and criticism you get. This seems to be the case with Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington. Highly regarded abroad and by his peers in the region as a well-read, level-headed diplomat, he is reviled by critics at home for being […]

General Ships warned after Kick ‘em Jenny volcano threatens to erupt off Grenada

Ships warned after Kick ‘em Jenny volcano threatens to erupt off Grenada

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Kick ‘em Jenny, an active underwater volcano five miles north of Greneda in the Caribbean Sea, has started to give off warning signs of probable eruption, an event that scientists say could sink ships in its vicinity. Officials have raised its threat level to orange […]

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Jaguars to face Canada in next qualifying round
Sports / Weekend News

Jaguars to face Canada in next qualifying round

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Belize Jaguars are set to face Canada’s national team in the third round of the CONCACAF qualifiers. The selection was made during a World Cup drawing ceremony in Russia on Saturday. The first leg will be played on September 4th at the BMO […]

CDB approves US$400 thousand for University of Belize assessment
Education / Weekend News

CDB approves US$400 thousand for University of Belize assessment

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a US $400,000 grant to the government of Belize to facilitate a comprehensive institutional assessment of the University of Belize (UB), which will inform on how to enhance its operations, and become the place of choice for […]

Ships warned after Kick ‘em Jenny volcano threatens to erupt off Grenada
General / Weekend News

Ships warned after Kick ‘em Jenny volcano threatens to erupt off Grenada

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Kick ‘em Jenny, an active underwater volcano five miles north of Greneda in the Caribbean Sea, has started to give off warning signs of probable eruption, an event that scientists say could sink ships in its vicinity. Officials have raised its threat level to orange […]

Kareem Clarke Memorial Fund moves forward
General / Weekend News

Kareem Clarke Memorial Fund moves forward

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A group of seven media personalities representing five media houses met on Saturday at the Image Factory in Belize City to plot the next steps for the Kareem Clarke Memorial Fund. Melanie Young, Clarke’s sister, was also present at the meeting. She was presented […]

Minister of National Security says Sarstoon Island FOB will be built
General / Weekend News

Minister of National Security says Sarstoon Island FOB will be built

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Minister of National Security John Saldivar said the forward operating base at Sarstoon island will be built, despite Guatemalan objection, even though the government is consulting with the Guatemalan government. According to Saldivar, the government will be proceeding with its decision and will soon […]

New BDF base at Caracol inaugurated
General / Grants/Donations / Weekend News

New BDF base at Caracol inaugurated

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Ministry of National Security, in collaboration with the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH) and the Ministry of Tourism, has inaugurated a new conservation post for the Belize Defense Force (BDF) at the Caracol site where BDF soldier Danny Conorquie was killed […]

Gapi vs Monchi day two wraps up
Court / General / Weekend News

Gapi vs Monchi day two wraps up

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The second day of hearing in the libel suit brought against Ramon “Monchi” Cervantes by Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega went to the Supreme Court on Friday morning and lasted until the afternoon. Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin, who is presiding over the matter, rejected […]

Business

GOB and Mexico sign bilateral trade agreements

By Benjamin Flowers Staff Reporter Cattle producers in Belize will soon benefit from increased markets to sell their livestock, through a new bilateral trade agreement between Belize and Mexico. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wilfred Elrington, signed the agreement on Belize’s behalf this week at a scheduled meeting in Mexico. The […]

PUP leader says absence of 12 party executives from campaign meeting is no cause for concern
Business

PUP leader says absence of 12 party executives from campaign meeting is no cause for concern

By Marion V. Ali Staff Reporter People’s United Party (PUP) Leader, Francis Fonseca, says the absence of 12 of his party’s area representatives and standard bearers from a National Executive meeting to discuss general election campaign matters is of no worry to him. The party called its meeting for Tuesday […]

Trinidad & Tobago Youth Orchestra visits Belize
General

Trinidad & Tobago Youth Orchestra visits Belize

By William Ysaguirre Freelance Reporter A musical and spiritual upliftment, a joyful noise resulted when 50 young musicians of the Trinidad & Tobago Youth Philharmonic (TTYP) joined 42 Belizeans of the National Youth Orchestra of Belize for two concerts at the Bliss Institute of Performing Arts on Saturday and Sunday, […]