One Woman Protest in front of US Embassy

Yaya Marin, a Belizean grassroots activist and co-host of WUB Morning Show on Krem TV, staged a one woman protest in front of the US Embassy on Thursday. Her issue; the grant given to a Guatemalan company to build a forward operating base at Hunting Caye, in the Toledo District....

US Contracted Guatemalan Company Bonatti

Both our Belizean Leaders and the American counterparts appear in a quandary, over the recent revelations that a Guatemalan construction company is currently building a Coast Guard Forward Station on Hunting Caye. The revelations have struck the core of the Belizean...

Petrocaribe Loans Unlawful?

Petrocaribe is an oil alliance of Caribbean states with Venezuela to purchase oil on conditions of concessionary payment. Under the agreement of Petrocaribe, Alba Petrocaribe Belize Energy Limited, known as APBEL, buys fuel from the state owned company in Venezuela, and sells it...

Gary Seawell to fight extradition in Court of Appeal

Earlier this year, accused drug trafficker Gary Gordon Seawell lost his fight to avoid extradition to the U.S. state of Ohio, to face conspiracy and drug-related charges. But he has not given up and on Trursday he served notice of taking that fight to the Court of Appeal. Mr...

High Profile Murder Arrests in Toledo

Toledo police have made two arrests in two high profile murder cases. The first one is in the case of the murder of 26 year old Janice Flores Vargas which occurred on May 11 of this year. The young waitress was shot to death in the bar. On Thursday, police charged 21-year-old...

Body Found inside a Canefield

On Tuesday at around 3 pm, the body of an unidentified woman was found in a cane field outside of Cristo Rey village in the Corozal district. The body of the elderly female was discovered by villagers and has since been identified. She went missing approximately ten days ago and...

Miguel Segura Case Adjourned to January 2015

Miguel Segura, recently promoted to Deputy Commissioner of Police, landed himself in a heap of trouble when a video, that went viral, captured him smoking a cigarette and seemingly nonchalant after a deadly collision on the George Price highway which claimed the life of Yolanda...

Keith Burgess Charged for Burglary

On Thursday, a 53-year-old Caye Caulker man, who was caught in the act burglarizing a home on the island, was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court, on a single count of burglary. He is 53-year-old Keith Burgess. On Monday of this week, Mr Burgess was caught in...

Four 8 Mile Residents Charged for Aggravated Assault

Four members of the Mile 8 Community on the George Price Highway were arraigned on a single charge of aggravated assault with a firearm upon Brandon Dawson. The alleged gun play happened on Monday, October 6, 2014 at Mile 8.  The group of four, which included Mark Evan Vernon,...

UNIBAM Against Beenie Man

It broke news on Tuesday that Beenie Man, Jamaican reggae artist, who is scheduled to perform in Belize on October 18th at Cahal Pech, was met by resistance from UNIBAM. The main promoter of the event, Black Chiney, in a letter dated October 6th, was warned of legal action should...

Friends for Conservation and Development raises funds to save Chiquibul

The NGO Friends for Conservation and  Development has had its public profile raised as defender of the massive Chiquibul National Park and separate Forest Reserve, which has seen numerous incursions from Guatemalan peasants in the last few years. As a result of the death of...

BPF “Boycott Guatemala!!”

The Belize People’s Front is calling on Belizeans to Boycott all Guatemalan Products coming into Belize. In a press release issued by the BPF on Wednesday, they expressed outrage not only at the killing of Officer Danny Conorquie on Belizean soil by Guatemalans, but also that...

Blue Marlin Drive to Be Cemented

Cement street works continue in Belize City and the official ground breaking ceremony for Blue Marlin Drive occurred Thursday morning. The plan for Blue Marlin Drive is for a newly cemented two lane street with a roundabout, to  assist in the free flow of traffic in the area. A...