BNTU threatens industrial action on October 3

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 26, 2016–The administration of Prime Minister Dean Barrow is gearing up to face its 6th protest in 6 weeks. On August 23, the churches, led by Pastor Louis Wade, protested at the [...]

Missing man found decomposing in corn field

ROARING CREEK, Cayo District, Mon. Sept. 26, 2016–Belmopan police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Rudolph Selgado, 32, of Roaring Creek, a father of three children. He was found in a decomposed state, with [...]

IMF tells GOB to hike GST and cut wage bill amid recession

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 26, 2016–On September 21, the day on which Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dean Barrow declared that Belize is experiencing a recession, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) [...]

$$$ for lies!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 22, 2016–The United States entertainment network Showtime, a subsidiary of the CBS television network, has been advertising the release date of Gringo, a documentary about John McAfee, the US anti-virus maker whose [...]

Cop succumbs 15 months after he was attacked by “Good Samaritan”

COROZAL TOWN, Tues. Sept. 20, 2016–Exemplary police constable Jason Hall, 37, of Corozal Town died after suffering for 15 months with massive injuries to his head and body after he was beaten with a piece of [...]

$10,000 plus 3 years for 148 pounds of weed

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 22, 2016–Two men, one from Belize City and the other from Cayo, were sentenced to three years in prison and fined the minimum $10,000 fine for the offense of drug trafficking. If [...]

Militant teachers bring heat on Barrow!

BELMOPAN, Mon. Sept. 19, 2016–The inclement weather hanging over the country did not deter the thousands of teachers who stayed out of their classrooms this morning, to send home the message of their discontent with the [...]

Debbie Humes succumbs to her injuries

BELIZE CITY, Sun. Sept. 18, 2016–The Soca Mocah carnival band, comprised of about 160 members, is the Senior Category defending Carnival Road March 2015 Champion. This year, however, members of the band had tears in their [...]

Howell Longsworth, UDP stalwart turned pastor

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 19, 2016–This is a short story of politician turned pastor, Pastor Howell Longsworth, who has a history of attracting controversy. After the UDP’s Derek Aikman was expelled from his Freetown seat in [...]

PM Barrow’s niece shot in “weed peddler’s paradise”

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 15, 2016–Candace Anderson, age not given, the niece of Prime Minister Dean Barrow, was shot while socializing in a yard that the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU), in a report on Tuesday, September [...]