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Injunction lifted, Alkaline concert to go on as planned

Injunction lifted, Alkaline concert to go on as planned

Saturday, September 20, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: The temporary Supreme Court injunction obtained late Friday by the Roman Catholic Bishop of Belize, the Most Reverent Dorrick Wright against…

Queen of the Bay New York visits for September Celebrations

Queen of the Bay New York visits for September Celebrations

Saturday, September 20, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Queen of the Bay New York Evette Partis is winding down her first official visit to Belize. Partis was selected…

Robber shot and killed in Orange Walk

Robber shot and killed in Orange Walk

Saturday, September 20, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Orange Walk resident Leslie Logan Junior was shot and killed on Friday afternoon after he allegedly robbed a business establishment…

Roman Catholic Church obtains injunction against dancehall artiste

Roman Catholic Church obtains injunction against dancehall artiste

Saturday, September 20, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: At 10 am today in the Supreme Court, an inter-parties hearing will take place between unusual opponents: Roman Catholic Bishop of…

PUP rejects National Colonial Museum at House of Culture

PUP rejects National Colonial Museum at House of Culture

    Friday, September 19, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Earlier this week we brought you the comments of former NICH President and artist Yasser Musa who said Belize…

PUP will not turn back on Arthur Saldivar

PUP will not turn back on Arthur Saldivar

Friday, September 19, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Controversial former Belize Rural North standard bearer for the People’s United Party (PUP) Arthur Saldivar did not take the news of…

Gang Suppression Unit ‘endorsement’ will not curb crime, says PUP

Gang Suppression Unit ‘endorsement’ will not curb crime, says PUP

Friday, September 19, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Debate has begun on the new tack being taken by the Belize Police Department to arrest the spike in crime that…

Rt. Hon. George Price remembered on National Service Day

Rt. Hon. George Price remembered on National Service Day

Friday, September 19, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: On this third anniversary of the passing of one of its enduring leaders and icons, former First Minister, then Premier and ultimately a…

Bert Vasquez on trial for alleged assault of young girls

Bert Vasquez on trial for alleged assault of young girls

Friday, September 19, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: This week, 32 year old Bert Vasquez, accused of the death of 13 year old Jasmine Lowe following her abduction in…

Delroy Herrera receives death threat

Delroy Herrera receives death threat

Friday, September 19, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Police have not confirmed but activist Delroy Herrera has told us that he received a death threat this week. Someone conveyed…

Man convicted of prohibited firearm charge

Man convicted of prohibited firearm charge

Friday, September 19, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer has sentenced Rafael Usher to a total of eight years after convicting him on charges of keeping…

Man charged for Douglas Jones shooting

Man charged for Douglas Jones shooting

Friday, September 19, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: 28 year old Kareem Lopez is known as “Robbery.” But he is in double trouble tonight for separate allegations, one involving…

Belizeans participate in online patriotic video competition

Belizeans participate in online patriotic video competition

Friday, September 19, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: For the last month, Belizeans had the opportunity to demonstrate their love of country through a social media video competition organized…

Toledo residents clean up the coastline

Toledo residents clean up the coastline

Friday, September 19, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting:  Various organizations in Toledo came out this morning to take part in a coastal cleanup activity.  The event was led by…

Minister Mark King says lawbreakers will be fully dealt with

Minister Mark King says lawbreakers will be fully dealt with

Friday, September 19, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The Honorable the Minister of State with responsibility for Gangs, Mr. Mark King has issued a statement expressing condolences to…

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Crime

Toledo woman accused of drug trafficking

Toledo woman accused of drug trafficking

Thursday, September 18, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A woman from San Pedro Columbia village,…

Sisters charged for ATM card theft

Sisters charged for ATM card theft

Thursday, September 18, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: A court prosecutor is out $910 because the…

Police outline targeted response to crime spike

Police outline targeted response to crime spike

Thursday, September 18, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: After a deadly night in Belize City which…

Major drug bust reported in Orange Walk

Major drug bust reported in Orange Walk

Thursday, September 18, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Police in Orange Walk have arrested a…

Shooting incidents kill 2, leave 5 others injured

Shooting incidents kill 2, leave 5 others injured

Thursday, September 18, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Seven persons were victims of three separate…

Fatal shooting incident in Belize City

Fatal shooting incident in Belize City

Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  AARON HUMES Reporting: A man was shot to death this afternoon…

Home invasion reported in Xiabe village, Corozal

Home invasion reported in Xiabe village, Corozal

Wednesday, September 17, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting:  A Corozal woman was left shaken this afternoon…

Attorney requests disclosure in Corozal murder case

Attorney requests disclosure in Corozal murder case

Tuesday, September 16, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting: Corozal resident Ryan Jones appeared in the Magistrate’s…

Carnival weekend was safe apart from firearm discharge

Carnival weekend was safe apart from firearm discharge

Monday, September 15, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: According to Police, Carnival weekend was safe for…

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Economy

Public Transportation For A More Competitive Economy in Belize

Public Transportation For  A More Competitive Economy in Belize

Photo by: www.thebigfatworld.com By Richard Harrison There is a small city in the USA named Portage, Michigan….at the entrance is a big sign that boasts “Portage….City of Economic…

Cayo district listed as affordable international real estate investment area

Cayo district listed as affordable international real estate investment area

Wednesday, September 10, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: After the bruising Belize took in the international media on Tuesday over the indictments of 6 individuals, including a Belizean,…

Fuel Pricing & Tomato Competitiveness in Belize

Fuel Pricing & Tomato Competitiveness in Belize

By Richard Harrison The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimated that, in 2012, Belize produced 1.7 million pounds of tomato on 96 acres of land, with an average…

My Tomato Dream For Belize

My Tomato Dream For Belize

By Richard Harrison Tomato is a vegetable-fruit that can be grown year-round in Belize. Belize can produce a large surplus of tomato, using a fraction of the land…

Entrepreneurs receive money to further business

Entrepreneurs receive money to further business

Thursday, September 4, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: The second round of grants to small businesses participating in the Emprende project co-sponsored by BELTRAIDE, the Center for the Promotion…

Politics

PUP says decision to drop Arthur Saldivar “in his best interest”

PUP says decision to drop Arthur Saldivar “in his best interest”

Wednesday, September 17, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: PUP Leader Francis Fonseca has said that today’s decision by the party’s National Executive…

PUP removes Arthur Saldivar as standard bearer

PUP removes Arthur Saldivar as standard bearer

Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  AARON HUMES Reporting: The main opposition People’s United Party (PUP) today took the decision to remove Arthur…

Orange Walk prepares for Independence Day parade

Orange Walk prepares for Independence Day parade

Wednesday, September 17, 2014. ORANGE WALK BUREAU Reporting: The Orange Walk Town Council is pressing ahead with infrastructure works, hoping to…

Denny Grijalva to recover debt from O.W. Town Council

Denny Grijalva to recover debt from O.W. Town Council

Tuesday, September 16, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: In July of this year, businessman, pastor and political candidate Denny Grijalva took the…

OP-ED

Belize: The State Of The Nation

By Richard Harrison Today, on the eve of our 33rd year of INDEPENDENCE…. I kneel in service to deliver the STATE OF THE NATION address. Instead of…

Entertainment

Mexican troupe to play in Belize

Thursday, September 4, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Five young Mexican musicians have landed in Belize to perform concerts in Belize City and Benque Viejo. They are the…

Education

Los estudiantes en Belmopan celebran Día de la Alfabetización

Lunes, 8 de Septiembre, 2014.  POR GWEN NUNEZ GONZALEZ: Estudiantes de todas las escuelas de Belmopán se reunieron en el Parque Independence el Viernes, 5 de Septiembre para…

Living

Why I Love Caye Caulker Belize

Caye Caulker is definitely one of my favorite places in the world…..and I have seen many beautiful places. For me…a place must not only look beautiful….but it…

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