Highlights

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, [...]

Aretha Elinor Ford called to the Bar in London

Aretha Elinor Ford called to the Bar in London

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 12, 2017–Aretha Elinor Ford, eldest daughter of Nelson and Jennifer Hyde, was called to the Bar at the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, London, England today. Before this, Aretha graduated from St. [...]

BNTU documentary on 11-day protest

BNTU documentary on 11-day protest

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 5, 2017–One year ago the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU), went on a monumental eleven-day strike to get the Government of Belize to adopt good governance measures. Those good governance measures include, [...]

One of 9 finalists for 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award, Belize’s Kaina Martinez seeks assistance from fans and media

One of 9 finalists for 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award, Belize’s Kaina Martinez seeks assistance from fans and media

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 2, 2017–This is no small feat, Belizeans! Though she was inexplicably overlooked by Belizean officials for last year’s Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, Belize’s Track & Field superstar Kaina Martinez has achieved [...]

Michelle Trapp sworn in as magistrate

Michelle Trapp sworn in as magistrate

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 27, 2017–Attorney Michelle Trapp was sworn in today as a magistrate by the Chief Justice, Hon. Kenneth Benjamin, in a short ceremony that was held in his chamber. She said she doesn’t [...]