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Jefferson Jacobo, 21, committed for Supreme Court trial

Jefferson Jacobo, 21, committed for Supreme Court trial

He caught his girlfriend with “Joe Grind,” and allegedly stabbed them both BELIZE CITY, Nov. 14, 2018–At a preliminary inquiry that was held yesterday, Jefferson Jacobo, 21, a Salvadoran national charged with 2 counts of attempted [...]

BNTU and Ministry of Education begin charting a way forward

BNTU and Ministry of Education begin charting a way forward

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 12, 2018– Five days ago, the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) marched on Belmopan in a show of determination and strength, but today in Belize City, the union met with Deputy Prime [...]

Edreena Lambey is Ms. Garifuna Belize 2018-2019

Edreena Lambey is Ms. Garifuna Belize 2018-2019

DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District, Sat. Nov. 3, 2018– On Saturday, November 3, the National Garifuna Council held its annual Ms. Garifuna Belize Cultural Pageant at the Ecumenical Auditorium in Dangriga Town. This event followed the National [...]

Court dismisses appeal of woman convicted for death of her lesbian lover

Court dismisses appeal of woman convicted for death of her lesbian lover

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 5, 2018– In a written judgement it handed down on Friday, November 2, the Belize Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal of Rosalia Castillo, 49, aka “Lily”, who was found not guilty [...]

Minister of Health Pablo Marin solicited investors for weed farm

Minister of Health Pablo Marin solicited investors for weed farm

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 1, 2018– The Ministry of Health was forced to respond yesterday, Wednesday, to the surfacing in the public domain of three letters that were written by the Minister of Health, Hon. Pablo [...]

GoB proposing a master tourism plan for Corozal free zone

GoB proposing a master tourism plan for Corozal free zone

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 29, 2018– Ever since the Mexican president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, made the announcement that he would fight poverty in his country and would convert Chetumal into a commercial free zone, Belizeans [...]

CWU, Port of Belize end waterfront impasse

CWU, Port of Belize end waterfront impasse

Ministry of Labour, Port of Belize, CWU “satisfied” with the results BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 25, 2018– On Tuesday afternoon representatives of the Christian Workers Union (CWU) met with representatives of the Port of Belize Limited [...]

Nathaniel Lockwood, 21, critical at KHMH

Nathaniel Lockwood, 21, critical at KHMH

SANDHILL, Belize District, Mon. Oct. 22. 2018– Nathaniel Lockwood, a Sandhill resident, is in a critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot multiple times by an [...]

Titan Securities compensatory damages fall from US$4.6 million to US$50,000 at CCJ

Titan Securities compensatory damages fall from US$4.6 million to US$50,000 at CCJ

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 18, 2018– The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) handed down its decision regarding the case of Titan International Securities, which was seeking in excess of four million dollars in compensatory damages from [...]

Belize Peace Movement calls meeting with “No to the ICJ” proponents

Belize Peace Movement calls meeting with “No to the ICJ” proponents

Nothing was decided, and it is not known when another meeting will be held BELMOPN, Tues. Oct. 9, 2018– An unusual gathering of politicians representing different political parties, along with representatives of activist organizations, all heeded [...]