: ' 6feb2016'

PetroCaribe account down to $15 mil

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 3, 2016–Financial Secretary Joseph Waight disclosed to the press this week that PetroCaribe funds are down to BZ$15 million, a drastic reduction following a decline in world market prices by about half, [...]

No judgment yet for Gapi and Monchie!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2016–This morning, the Chief Justice of Belize, Hon. Kenneth Benjamin, was scheduled to hand down his ruling in the slander case brought by Orange Walk North area rep and Deputy Prime [...]

Two Lake I men survive gun attack

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2016–Benua Andrews, 26, and Tyrone Myers, also 26, both of the Lake Independence area, survived a murderous barrage of gunshots at about 7:30 last night, Wednesday. Andrews and Myers told police [...]

Belize asks Venezuela for 1.5 million barrels of fuel for 2016

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2016–Belizean consumers used almost 50 million gallons of fuel in 2015, with the bulk of that being sourced from Venezuela under the PetroCaribe accord. Despite a change in political administration in [...]

Drought to shift from northern to southern Belize

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2016–Last year, the drought concern was mostly for northern Belize, but in the months ahead, a portion of southern Belize should be on the alert . Cumberbatch said that there is [...]

De-risking could substantially hurt Belize economy: Moody’s

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2016–Since early last year, the alarm was sounded that the decision taken by US banks to cut off their relations with Belize banks could have dire consequences, and that was underscored [...]

Lady Jaguars and Jaguars (male) are National Volleyball Champs

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Sun. Jan. 31, 2016–After 23 competitive matches over two days at the OW Multipurpose Complex, champions were determined. After round robin play on Saturday, defending men’s champion, Toledo King Scorpions, and the previous [...]

Cricket Corner – Marathon in Lemonal

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 4, 2016–A Happy New Year to all cricket fans! Under the auspices of the National Cricket Association, the Harrison Parks Cricket Competition 2016 kicks off with a Marathon to be held in [...]

Daniel Anderson, 31, walks from murder charge

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Feb. 2, 2016–Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas this morning ruled to acquit accused murderer Daniel Anderson, 31, of the June 2010 murder of Joyce Mitchell, 19, who was shot in the head as [...]

From the Publisher

“The anti-colonial struggle in Belize began not with the devaluation of the Belizean dollar on 3lst December, 1949, or even the day after the People’s Committee was formed, but on an October day in 1934 when, [...]