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William Mason, primary accused in beheading murder, makes tearful dock statement

William Mason, primary accused in beheading murder, makes tearful dock statement

BELMOPAN, Thurs. Sept. 12, 2019– As the murder trial of William Danny Mason and his four co-accused, Terence Fernandez, Ashton Vanegas, Keiron Fernandez and Ernest Castillo entered its defense phase, today the court heard from Mason, [...]

Students not allowed into school compound until 8:30 a.m.

Students not allowed into school compound until 8:30 a.m.

The principal says that before that hour, there is no one there to supervise them. ST. MATTHEW, Cayo District, Thurs. Sept. 5, 2019– The gates at the St. Matthew’s Government School compound were locked on Monday [...]

Ex-Guatemalan presidential candidate, Sandra Torres, arrested for alleged campaign finance violations

Ex-Guatemalan presidential candidate, Sandra Torres, arrested for alleged campaign finance violations

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 2, 2019– The former Guatemalan presidential candidate, Sandra Torres, 63, who won the first round in the 2019 Guatemalan presidential election in June but lost in the second round three weeks ago [...]

PUP urges House Speaker to sanction macebearer, Brian “Yellow Man” Audinette

PUP urges House Speaker to sanction macebearer, Brian “Yellow Man” Audinette

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Aug. 28, 2019– On Friday, August 16, the House of Representatives Sergeant at Arms (Macebearer), Brian “Yellow Man” Audinette, was openly aggressive in his speech and behavior toward the People’s United Party Dangriga [...]

Bowen & Bowen terminate contraband-importing employees

Bowen & Bowen terminate contraband-importing employees

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Aug. 26, 2019– Today, Bowen & Bowen confirmed, via a statement from its corporate headquarters in Belize City, that it has terminated the services of an unspecified number of employees for using two [...]

The Scotiabank saga

The Scotiabank saga

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 22, 2019– For many Belizeans, the fate of Scotia Bank’s operation in Belize became uncertain last week when “speculations” began to reach the media about the institution’s impending closure. Initial reports to [...]

Hon. Kareem Musa’s China trip takes center stage at House meeting

Hon. Kareem Musa’s China trip takes center stage at House meeting

BELMOPAN, Fri. Aug. 16, 2019– Before proceeding with the day’s agenda at today’s House of Representatives meeting, Prime Minister Dean Barrow made a Minister’s Statement in which the primary focus was a trip to mainland China [...]

PUP to appoint two new senators

PUP to appoint two new senators

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 15, 2019– It is being reported by some sources that the Opposition People’s United Party (PUP) will be naming two new senators very shortly. Although it has not been confirmed as yet, [...]

Decomposed body found near Gra Gra Lagoon

Decomposed body found near Gra Gra Lagoon

Relatives of Derrick Ramirez say that they believe that the headless corpse is his DANGRIGA, Stann Creek District, Mon. Aug. 12, 2019– A body that was in an advanced state of decomposition was found at about [...]

Taiwan-Belize celebrates 30 years of good diplomatic relations

Taiwan-Belize celebrates 30 years of good diplomatic relations

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Aug. 7, 2019– Tonight, the embassy of Taiwan and the Celebration Committee of Taiwan Compatriots in Belize (CCTCB) co-hosted the”2019 Diplomatic Banquet of Taiwan Culinary Art” event, another highlight of cultural exchange to [...]