National Bank of Belize is unveiled and reveals a super low interest rate

      The National Bank of Belize Limited, which is seeking to revolutionize banking in Belize, opened its doors on Monday in the Capital City of Belmopan. The bank intends to provide an affordable credit system to lower and middle income Belizeans –...

PM says PAC can and will work

While the inauguration of the National Bank was at the top of the list Monday morning, the PM accommodated the press’ questions on a couple of other pressing national matters; one being the Public Accounts Committee. The committee, which has been lying dormant since its inception...

Greg Choc will not be leaving SATIIM right away

Greg Ch’oc is not leaving SATIIM; at least not yet. There has been widespread speculation that executive director Gregory Ch’oc of the NGO Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management (SATIIM) was leaving his post to study law. Last week a four-page letter from an...

PlusTV tours the Sarstoon Temash National Park with SATIIM

      The two-day media tour of the Sarstoon Temash National Park and surrounding buffer communities got off to a late start on Friday due to unforeseen circumstances, but in the afternoon the group set off for the Temash River and the entrance to the Temash 2...

Not all Maya communities support the SATIIM

Earlier we told you of the Media trip to Rural Toledo District organized by SATIIM. And while there are many Maya communities that support the efforts of SATIIM, there are also exceptions. During the media’s tour of communities surrounding the Sarstoon Temash National Park,...

Five star hotel planned for Caye Chapel

On Monday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow confirmed that an agreement for the selling of Caye Chapel is inching toward completion. Yumi Limited, a British Virgin Islands Company is seeking to purchase the island from BCB Holdings Limited for $30 million US dollars to reportedly...

One person detained for Brodie’s robbery

In Police News, Police have detained one person for questioning in relation to the robbery of a huge bank deposit belonging to popular downtown supermarket James Brodie and Company Limited. The security guard who was in charge of depositing a total of $46,064.42, at First...

Large amount of cannabis found in San Ignacio

Cayo Police have found a large amount of suspected cannabis but no one was around at the time of the find. Acting upon information received the San Ignacio Police Officers visited an open lot on Back Street , San Ignacio Town where the following findings were made: one black...

Burglary in Corozal and firearm search in Belize City

On Monday September 1st, at around 2:50 a.m. Corozal Police received the report of a burglary in progress at Alpha Lodge Hall situated on College Road, in Corozal Town. Corozal Police acted quickly and apprehended Rosendo Guy, a man who fit the description given to them. Upon...

September celebrations begin

The Battle of St. George’s Caye turns 215 years old this year and for the fifth consecutive year the official launch took place on the little island where Belize was born, St George’s Caye. Belize’s first Capital lies eight miles east of Belize City and guests had to travel...

Annual Battle Regatta at St George’s Caye

While on land there was commemoration of the Battle of St. George’s Caye, on the waters surrounding the island there was a different sort of battle between crews of young sailors, at the annual Battle Regatta. Now in its third year, the event seeks to promote the continued...

Solani Graniel is Miss San Pedro 2013-2014

            This Saturday San Pedro hosted their annual beauty pageant. Six lovely delegates competed for the crown of Miss San Pedro and though all six delegates wowed the crowd with their beauty and charm, only one could come out victorious. It was...

Belize City Mayor gives update on garbage payment situation

The Belize City Council and Belize Waste Control signed an initial agreement in July to address the matter of a million-dollar debt ordered to be paid by the court. As part of the agreement the Council agreed to enforce the existing contract particularly with regard to...

Preliminary hearing on James Norales murder postponed again

Orel Leslie, Tyrone Meighan and Brandon Baptist are on remand charged with the November 2012 murder of James Norales, a BDF officer alleged to be involved in gang activity. On Monday their preliminary inquiry was set to take place but it was postponed yet again. Attorney for Mr...