Highlights

Police capture Mario Aguirre, 25, alleged killer of Marcelino Chan, 54

Police capture Mario Aguirre, 25, alleged killer of Marcelino Chan, 54

SAN ROMAN, Orange Walk District, Mon. Mar. 13, 2017–The police manhunt to capture Mario Aguirre, 25, a truck driver of San Roman, wanted for the murder of his cousin and fellow villager, Marcelino Chan, 54, a [...]

$3,000 just to deliver an immigration document!

$3,000 just to deliver an immigration document!

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. Mar. 9, 2017–For weeks the Senate Select Committee has been zeroing in on the case of 8 missing visa stickers that were reportedly stolen from the Western Border Station in December of [...]

The plight of “Belize’s fastest woman:” Kaina Martinez

The plight of “Belize’s fastest woman:” Kaina Martinez

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 2, 2017–Google “Belize’s fastest sprinter” and the name that will pop up on your screen is none other than the Seine Bight sprinter, Kaina Martinez, the woman who proudly says that she [...]

Kremandala chairman Evan X Hyde addresses Christian Workers Union AGM

Kremandala chairman Evan X Hyde addresses Christian Workers Union AGM

BELIZE CITY, Sat. Feb. 25, 2017–A small group from the membership of the Christian Workers Union, (CWU) which represents around 10 different entities, including Port of Belize stevedores and employees of the Belize Central Bank and [...]

St. Catherine Academy assists potato farmers

St. Catherine Academy assists potato farmers

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 23, 2017–Potato growers are presently finding it very difficult to sell their produce and are taking heavy losses due to a glut on the market caused by the importation of contraband potatoes. [...]

Wife-beating BDF soldier sentenced to 3 months

Wife-beating BDF soldier sentenced to 3 months

BELIZE CITY, Fri, Feb. 17, 2017–A Belize Defence Force Staff Sergeant who was criminally charged with wounding after he had beaten his wife and she had filed a complaint with police, was found guilty of the [...]

Spanish Lookout powered by local crude

Spanish Lookout powered by local crude

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 14, 2017–The only commercial oilfield in Belize has been found and developed in the Spanish Lookout community – the largest settlement by acreage in the country of Belize and home to roughly [...]

Belize among the Caribbean countries recording strongest tourism growth

Belize among the Caribbean countries recording strongest tourism growth

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 10, 2017 – – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) yesterday unveiled its report on the performance of the tourism sector across the Caribbean for 2016. The report said that while only 48% [...]

Decriminalization law for up to 10 grams of ganja lags behind after 5 years

Decriminalization law for up to 10 grams of ganja lags behind after 5 years

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 9, 2017–In 2012, Belize began to seriously look at changing its laws to decriminalize the possession of up to 10 grams of marijuana—about a handful of what is locally known as ganja—in [...]

Belize Musicians Past and Present celebrates 22nd anniversary

Belize Musicians Past and Present celebrates 22nd anniversary

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 6, 2017–The longest running talk show in the nation, hosted on KREM Radio, the Belize Musicians Past and Present show, is celebrating its 22nd anniversary on Thursday, February 9. The show is [...]