Belize City Council introduces online payment for taxes

Residents of the Old Capital now have additional means of meeting obligations to the Belize City Council for trade licenses collected every December and property taxes collected by the start of the new financial year in April. Previously, residents had to either wait in line at...

Murder of Orange Walk Business Man

Orange Walk Police are still trying to piece together the timeline of events leading to the murder of  57 year old businessman Ricardo Triminio, who was murdered inside his snack shop sometime after midnight on Tuesday March 31st. Ricardo owns a small shop called Munchis Snack...

FFB Gets April Fools Scare

The Football Federation of Belize got a big scare today when they were informed that one of the players on the National Beach Football Team went missing while the delegation was passing through Guatemala enroute to Belize. The team had travelled to El Salvador over the weekend to...

VIP’s position on Petro Caribe Loan Bill

Yesterday The Christian Workers Union sent out a press release condemning the passage of the Petro Caribe Loans Bill 2015, and stating for the record that they distance themselves from the decision of the Union Senator Ray Davis who abstained his vote on the controversial bill....

CitCo sanitation litigation settled, wages a concern

It has been several months since more than 175 former workers of Belize Maintenance Limited (BML) joined the Belize City Council to continue their employment after months of wrangling. With Belize Waste Control, BML has been quite busy extracting its pound of flesh from the...

Orion Classic to be held in Placencia

Earlier this week we announced the new executive of the Belize Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (BBBFF). The first event being organized by the executive takes place in Placencia over the Easter weekend and we spoke to BBBFF executive member Josephine Gault about it. Josephine...

Ailing Stephen Okeke pleas for TV Ramos bust money

Today we spoke to Stephen Okeke, creator of the bust of Thomas Vincent Ramos and many other sculptures of national heroes and related monuments. Okeke says he has been unable to make contact with the Thomas Vincent Ramos Foundation, which took possession of the bust from him last...

National Beach Football Team Returns Proud; despite loss

12 football players along with their technical staff travelled to El Salvador to represent Belize at the 2015 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Champions. The team played their hearts out and, while they might not have qualified for the second round of the tournament, they came back home...

No Deon, No Goals for Belize

In other football news, the official FIFA website posted an article on its world cup news section called “No Deon, no goals for Belize.” The title is self explanatory. The article says it was no surprise that Belize struggled to score a goal without Deon McCauley. It...

Cannibis Busts in Belize

The Police Department continues to remove illicit drugs off the streets. On Tuesday March 31st at round 11 am police in San Pedro while conducting patrols in the vicinity of the water taxi area San Pedro, searched a bag in the possession of 51 year old John Estero of Dangriga....

GSU weed bust goes to court

Police have charged a man and two women with possession of multiple amounts of cannabis intended for distribution. 38 year old Eugene Gabourel; 54 year old Donna Castillo and 55 year old Desiree Cadle pleaded not guilty to all charges before Chief Magistrate Ann-Marie Smith. On...