Belizean Farmer Charged For Sexual Assault

Fifty-seven-year-old Belizean farmer of the Petville area in Orange Walk Mark Ayuso was charged with...

How Will Fraud Scandal Affect UDP Leadership Race?

Yesterday must have felt like déjà vu for Prime Minister Dean Barrow who held a press conference to ...

SICB Chairman Denies Hanky Panky In Cane Farmers Fuel Subsidy Programme

Yesterday we heard the explanation given by the chairman of the Sugar Industry Control Board Gabriel...

New River Task Force Discusses Plans For The New River

Today, members of the New River Task Force held its 7th meeting here in Orange Walk Town to discuss ...

2 Million Loan Relief For Cane Farmers Yet To Be Released By CDB

As we reported on Thursday, meteorological forecasts for the Jewel indicate that 2020 could be anoth...

  • Belizean Farmer Charged For Sexual Assault

    Friday, 17 January 2020 02:27
  • How Will Fraud Scandal Affect UDP Leadership Race?

    Friday, 17 January 2020 02:33
  • SICB Chairman Denies Hanky Panky In Cane Farmers Fuel Subsidy Programme

    Friday, 17 January 2020 02:55
  • New River Task Force Discusses Plans For The New River

    Friday, 17 January 2020 03:00
  • 2 Million Loan Relief For Cane Farmers Yet To Be Released By CDB

    Friday, 17 January 2020 03:06

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  • Swimming Trip Leaves One Dead

    A swimming trip with three friends - Mario Castellanos, Rodrigo Cob and Omar Jorge Quinocte turned tragic on Saturday when Quinocte went underwater and never resurfaced. Mario Castellanos and Rodrigo Cob reported to Police that on Saturday afternoon a...
  • PSE Results show Decline in Overall Performance

    The results of the 2011 Primary School Examinations are in and from all indications they are not good. In fact preliminary indications are with the exception of Social Studies which remained more or less the same, performance on the three other papers was...
  • Belizean Students Participate in Leadership Training Program

    In March of this year the Mexican Embassy in collaboration with the University of Quintana Roo and Youth for the Future kicked off a Youth Leadership Development Training. The first sessions of the programme were carried out on March 22nd and 23rd of this...
  • New Hope High School Wins Competition

    In March of this year the National Drug Abuse Control Council NDACC along with HECOPAB joined in observing World Tobacco Day on March 24. As part of the activities both organizations invited secondary students to participate in a short competition where e...
  • OW Mayor to Contest Mayoral Seat

    Yesterday we spoke to Orange Walk Mayor Phillip de la Fuente about the financial state of the Council which, in a word, is BAD. De la Fuente was surprising frank about the dismal state of affairs at Town Hall, the fact that residents of town shouldn...
  • PUP Leader Expresses Disgust on Action taken by GOB

    By now the horrifying images of children standing in the rubble of their homes after government-ordered terrorists stormed them before dawn on Wednesday morning will never be forgotten by Belizeans, and especially by those who lost everything they owned. ...
  • OW Transport Department Speaks on Tinting Regulations

    The regulations prohibiting dark tinting went into effect yesterday, and the Traffic Department has announced that it will give a month’s grace for violators to remove the now illegal tint. That’s a nice gesture, especially since drivers will more tha...
  • LPG Importers Threaten to go on National Strike

    The last time that LPG Importers threaten to go on a national shutdown was in the month of January when they were in total disagreement with Belize Natural Energy Limited becoming a retailer of Liquid Petroleum Gas. After much dialogue an agreement was ma...
  • OW Womens' Group Produces Soy Sauce

    A few weeks ago we showed you the first steps in making Soy Sauce. Our story was based on the washing and steaming of the Soy Bean after which the product was placed in containers and left to sit for two days which is the time needed for the bacteria to a...
  • OW Mayor Speaks on TC's Financial Woes

    On Monday we broke the news that Town Council employees had not been paid their salaries because of a current cash crisis. We were unable to reach the Town Administrator who we understand handles all the financial matters of Town Hall, but we did reach Ma...
  • Still No Resolution on Bus Crisis

    Tonight there is no resolution to the problems affecting the bus industry, as all indications are that things in the north will erupt in the not too distant future. As we mentioned last night, bus operators in the north are divided, and accusations are th...
  • PUP Leader Calls on Dean Barrow to take Action

    This afternoon Party Leader John Briceno fired off a fiery letter at Prime Minister Dean Barrow, calling on him to do the right thing. The letter states, and I quote – “I am seriously concerned about the manner in which a number of Belizean families w...
  • Families Left Homeless After GOB Demolishes Their Home

    The following story is quite frankly one of the most disturbing we have ever carried. As we understand it this morning in a pre-dawn operation members of the Belize Police Department and a team of workers affiliated with Port Loyola Area Representative de...
  • OW Police Execute Drug Raid

    It’s just a short paragraph in the Police situation report this week, but in reality that doesn’t even begin to describe the work that goes into planning and carrying out anti-drug operations. From intelligence gathering to implementation, everything ...
  • MJC Holds Commencement Excercise

    On Sunday, May 29th, 148 students from Muffles Junior College proudly walked down the aisle to receive their Associate’s Degrees – 79 in business, 17 in computer science, 21 in law or sociology and 31 in science or mathematics. After an early mornin...
  • Body of Mexican Police Handed Over to his Family

    This morning the body of a man identified as Mexican Police Officer San Benito Mejia Tun was handed over to his family after a post mortem examination conducted yesterday was unable to determine the cause of death. Tun’s body was retrieved from the wa...
  • Two Detained for Sunday Night Murder

    On Sunday night Orange Walk was the scene of a vicious execution style murder as 26 year old Alberto Tutt was shot four times with what is believed to be a 9mm pistol. The brazen murder in a relatively peaceful neighbourhood would be more commonplace in B...
  • Tinting Regulations to come into Effect June 1st

    A few months ago GOB announced that new regulations regarding tinting on vehicles would come into effect on June 1st which is tomorrow. Our understanding is that the new rules have been tied into GOB’s stated intent to fight crime, and apparently since ...
  • NBO Deadlock on Northern Runs

    On Friday there was a national shutdown of the Transportation Industry after bus operators blocked the major highways. A press conference held by Prime Minister Dean Barrow that same afternoon was every bit as contentious as the bus blockade, as officials...
  • 2011 Hurricane Season Predicted to be Very Active

    The 2011 Hurricane Season will officially start tomorrow June 1st and culminate on November 30th and all indications are that it will be an above average year in terms of activity, with between 13 and 18 named systems predicted to roam our waters. Chief...