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  • Pablo Marin's Jade Head Project Raised Eyebrows

    Two weeks ago we told you about the construction taking place along a roundabout near the Santa Rita area of Corozal Town. As we reported, the project isn’t one being carried out by the Town Council, but rather by Area Representative Pablo Marin. We hav...
  • Opposition Calls On GOB To Assist Farmers And Fix Sugar Roads

    Last week we reported on the outcry of the onion and potato farmers in northern Belize about the needed market conditions for the harvest they are preparing to reap in the next few weeks. On a yearly basis, these farmers struggle to sell their produce bec...
  • Ministry Of Defense Refutes Allegations Made By Guatemalan Journalist

    Yesterday we reported on the allegations made by the Guatemalan news outlet “Prensa Libre” accusing Belizean officials of physically assaulting one of their journalists inside the adjacency zone.   As we reported, Rigoberto Escobar Lopez, correspo...
  • Maya Cement Truckers Still On Strike

    There is still no resolution tonight to the deadlock between over a dozen truckers that belong to the Northern Cement Truckers Association and who transport Maya cement loads through the border and the Mexican company CEMEX who hires them. The truckers...
  • GOB Mums About Guatemalan Authorities Entering Belizean Territory

    “We are following up”…that’s the only response so far on the matter from an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. CEO Patrick Andrews, who is away on official business, responded to questions of the Guatemalan military presence in Belize, ...
  • Why Did Guatemala Trio Military Walked Through Benque Border

    A short video recording showing Guatemalan military officials walking through the Belizean border facility like window-shopping customers, has been leaked to the media and has created a stir among Belizeans. The walk-thru happened on the night of Tuesd...
  • Prime Minister On Medical Check Up Leave

    Prime Minister Dean Barrow departed the country today for a follow-up medical consultative appointment relating to his back ailment.   During the Prime Minister’s absence, the Hon. Patrick Faber, Deputy Prime Minister, will act as Prime Minister...
  • The Wanted Fugitive, Dr. Errol Elrington Still At Large

    In December we told you about an extradition request made by United States authorities for Attorney at Law Andrew Bennett. On January 11th, the Foreign Minister Sedi Elrington signed as the authority for the process to start here in Belize, which means th...
  • Taiwanese National Injured During Traffic Mishap

    A Taiwanese national who resides here in Orange Walk Town is lucky to be alive tonight after he was involved in an accident earlier this morning. Reports coming from the Police Department indicate that at about 9:00 a.m., 80 year old Ting Tsai Hsu was dri...
  • Opposition Leader Bring Crime To Light At The House

    Before you think that the exchange of political invectives was all there was at Friday’s House sitting, there were other matters raised in the adjournment. Opposition Leader raised the issue of the spiralling level of crime, and it was followed by an im...
  • No Internet Access At High School In The South

    On Friday we told you about the Loan Guarantee Motion that sparked feverish debate at the House of Representatives meeting. The sovereign guarantee is for a loan by BTL for U.S. $17.5 million with Taiwan’s International Cooperation and Development Fund....
  • New Year...New Fuel Prices

    If you visited the gas station over the weekend you might have noticed that there were some changes in the price for fuel at the pumps. On Friday, just five days into the New Year, the Belize Bureau of standards announced the new price changes which saw m...
  • PC Constable Injured In Traffic Collision

    A Police Constable attached to the Guinea Grass Sub-station is tonight in a critical condition at the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital following a traffic accident on the Belize Corozal Road here in Orange Walk Town on Saturday night. According to repo...
  • Mother Of Two Succumbs To Injuries Sustained During RTA

    The family of twenty eight year old Shakira Villanueva is preparing to lay her to rest after she was knocked down last week on the night of Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 in the village of Guinea Grass where she resided. Villanueva had left home shortly bef...
  • San Joaquin Resident Dies In Traffic Mishap

    A resident of San Joaquin and well-known taxi-driver 52 year old Eriberto Tzul passed away in a traffic mishap on Saturday January 6th. Reports are that Tzul was travelling between the Xaibe Village and Patchakan Village road when he lost control of th...
  • Belize Among The Most Crime Ridden Country

    A report issued today by “La Prensa Gráfica” from El Salvador indicates that the seven countries that form the Central American isthmus have registered at least 275,714 homicides in the last 19 years, based on official records from each of the countr...
  • Gentle To Seek Bail At The Supreme Court

    In yesterday’s newscast, we reported on the arraignment of 41 year old Robert Gentle at the Corozal Magistrate’s Court, as the person accused of drug trafficking in this luxury Lincoln Navigator with drug packages hidden under the dashboard through th...
  • Guatemala Prepares For Its Upcoming Referendum

    If you have been keeping up to date with international news, you may be aware that a couple of months ago, Guatemala established an official date for the hosting of its referendum, where millions of Guatemalans are expected to visit the polls and cast the...
  • Alamilla Returns To Court For Preliminary Inquiry

    Alleged murderer forty-two-year-old Hilmar David Alamilla, was today escorted back into the Orange Walk magistrates court where a preliminary inquiry was to take place for the murder case brought against him following the shooting death of twenty-four-yea...
  • Trigger Happy Corozaleno Remanded To Prison

    Twenty two year old Carlos Phillips, a resident and plumber of Corozal Town, was summoned at the Corozal Magistrate’s Court yesterday to answer to the charges of ‘Aggravated Assault’ and ‘discharging a firearm in public’ after another resident, ...