The United Democratic Party swept the complete slate in 26 of the 44 village councils which held elections on Sunday, May 12, and won a majority in five more for a total of 31 villages which now have newly elected UDP village councils. The party won 202 of the 302 [...]
Disrespectful, irresponsible, unforgivable, callous: are just a few of the words that several organizations have used to describe the destruction of the Noh Mul archeological site. However, Denny Grijalva, the owner of the company responsible for the excavation, has stated that the incident was not his fault. He issued a [...]
When Belize City Council relocated the street vendors from ‘ground zero’ parking lot that was once the Paslow Building to Battlefield Park, Mayor Darrel Bradley had warned the vendors not to get too comfy since the Council had a major renovation of the park scheduled in 90 days.
The genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator, Efrain Rios Montt, which also implicates Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina, has been suspended. Judge Carol Patricia Flores suspended the trial of the 86-year-old former US-backed military general on Thursday, April 18.
A Teacher and four students, two of them minors, who allegedly captured and brutalized a howler monkey, were charged for gruesome and senseless act in Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court last Thursday. According to reports, the students used a sling shots to shoot the animal down from a tree; and at [...]
Corozal Community College Marching Band, the 2010 Bandfest winners, repeated as champions of the wind category at the Love FM Eighth Annual Bandfest at the FIFA Goal Project Stadium in Belmopan last Saturday, March 24. CCC took home the $6,000 first prize and band leader. Omar Charley received the Winners’ [...]
The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has condemned the Kolbe Foundation for alleged unfair termination of employees from the Belize Central Prison. However, the Kolbe Foundation says that the terminations were lawful.