Highlights

Over 150 youth leaders converged in Belize for World Youth Conference

Over 150 youth leaders converged in Belize for World Youth Conference

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, [...]

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

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

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 [...]

New City Council regulations lead to parking woes for Belize Ex-Services League

New City Council regulations lead to parking woes for Belize Ex-Services League

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 9, 2017–The days leading up to Remembrance Day have been difficult for the National Office Manager at the Belize Ex-Services League, because, not only has she been busy with the preparations for [...]

Supreme Court admits William Alden Lindo to practice law

Supreme Court admits William Alden Lindo to practice law

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Nov. 3, 2017–In an early morning session, the Supreme Court of Justice Courtenay Abel was called into session to hear Claim No. 643 of 2017, “In the matter of an application by William [...]

PUP fight for amendment to infamous Maritime Areas Act

PUP fight for amendment to infamous Maritime Areas Act

Belize should claim all its territorial sea and exclusive economic zone allowed under international law, says the PUP Belize City, Thurs. Nov. 2, 2017–The Opposition People’s United Party (PUP), on October 20th, filed a motion in [...]

Taxpayers “nuh fool-fool;” second “big money” for same bridge – The Haulover

Taxpayers “nuh fool-fool;” second “big money” for same bridge – The Haulover

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. Oct. 26, 2017–The administration of Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be adding to the national debt a US $12 million loan to be paid within the next 20 years. This loan from [...]

Maya say GOB in “flagrant violation” of CCJ order

Maya say GOB in “flagrant violation” of CCJ order

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 23, 2017–Back in 2015, the Government of Belize undertook via a letter from its attorney to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to “work towards demarcation and registration of the Maya villages’ [...]

Some of nation’s top law enforcement personnel failed lie detector test administered by the US Embassy, revealed Hon. Cordel Hyde to the House on Friday

Some of nation’s top law enforcement personnel failed lie detector test administered by the US Embassy, revealed Hon. Cordel Hyde to the House on Friday

“I have never seen such a report, nor was a copy shared with ,” said ComPol Whylie BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 23, 2017–At Friday’s House of Representatives meeting, Hon. Cordel Hyde, Lake Independence area representative, was [...]

Entrepreneurial artist makes purses and bags from recycled Amandala

Entrepreneurial artist makes purses and bags from recycled Amandala

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Oct. 18, 2017–Recycled Amandala newspaper is now the raw material for a budding entrepreneurial business, which is manufacturing and selling purses and bags made from the recycled newspaper. The purses are being made [...]

Two Belizean ex-cops called to Fiji bar

Two Belizean ex-cops called to Fiji bar

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 16, 2017–Mannon Dennison and Holman Katanegie, two former Belizean cops who have ventured into law studies, recently concluded a 15-week Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the University in Fiji in Suva, [...]