Sarstoon River, here we come!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 28, 2016–Since Prime Minister Dean Barrow called off a Belize Coast Guard reconnaissance mission from Sarstoon Island last May, he has been faced with the pressing urgency of the Sarstoon River flashpoint, [...]

Crown loses $291,000 Treasury theft case

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 27, 2016–Three women walked out of the Supreme Court today free of the indictments for theft and handling stolen goods in respect of $291,022.36 that had gone missing from the government pension [...]

Life in prison for the murder of a young mother

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Wed. Apr. 27, 2016–Osmar Sabido, 28, of Orange Walk Town, who was on trial in the Supreme Court for killing his girlfriend, Christy Carrasco, 22, was yesterday found guilty of murder and sentenced [...]

2 Guats found dead in drug deal gone bad

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Thurs. Apr. 28, 2016–Two men were found dead this afternoon on a dirt road between the community of San Francisco, in Belize, located 15 kilometers from the border with Melchor de Mencos, [...]

“Don’t go to the Sarstoon,” says PM Barrow!

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 25, 2016–The Prime Minister of Belize, Rt. Hon. Dean O. Barrow, returned to the country yesterday, Sunday, claiming that in a meeting he had in New York with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, [...]

Belizeans boycott Melchor!

BENQUE VIEJO DEL CARMEN, Cayo District, Fri. Apr. 22, 2016–The announcement yesterday, Thursday, by the Republic of Guatemala that it will beef up its military presence at its two borders with Belize, on the south at [...]

“Counterfeit” cops busted

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Apr. 22, 2016–Security officers and residents of the city can breathe a sigh of relief after two fake cops were busted. At the time they were found, one of the two imposters was [...]

Guatemala military crisis “has passed” – PM Barrow

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 25, 2016–Prime Minister Dean Barrow briefed the country this morning at a press conference at the Best Western Biltmore Plaza Hotel four days after Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales ratcheted up the tension [...]

Guats deploy Kaibiles to Belize border

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 21, 2016–As we go to press tonight, the Guatemalan military has announced that it has dispatched its most dangerous special forces, the Kaibiles, partly trained by the U.S., to Belize’s western border [...]

$24,000 for destroying ancient Mayan temple Noh Mul

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 21, 2016–Denny Grijalva, his wife Emelda Grijalva and Javier Nunez, the manager of their company, De Mars Stone Company, along with their attorney, Bryan Neal, appeared in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court [...]