Banana Farm workers protest

Maya King Farms workers, about 700 of them,  were protesting today because there is no more work at the banana plants. The banana workers held a two hour, peaceful protest at the Big Creek Port at the Head Quarters of Fyffes and Banana Grower’s Association.  As we told you...

Ramon Cervantes accused of his father’s murder

Ramon “Munchie” Cervantes Jr.,  PUP standard bearer for Orange Walk North, told the media today that politics in Belize has taken a new low. That is because Cervantes is now being accused of masterminding the death of his own father, Ramon Cervantes Sr.,  who was kidnapped and...

BPP calls for postponement of General Elections

The Belize Progressive Party is calling on the Government to postpone the general elections. The first call of this nature came from the VIP, who in a desperate move to stop the elections, explored the legal possibilities of nullifying the results of the elections by filing a...

National dance company forced out of leaking Bliss

While concerns of personal health and well-being are uppermost in the minds of ordinary Belizeans following last weekend’s floods, the entertainment industry appears to have lost a key cornerstone of its infrastructure. The Bliss Center for the Performing Arts, whose current...

Belize’s Verdes FC plays against Panama’s San Francisco FC

Belize’s Verdes FC plays against Panama’s San Francisco FC tonight at Estadio Marcana in Panama for the second leg of the match against San Francisco. Last month, Verdes pulled off a historic win against San Francisco FC beating them 2 – 1 on home soil, their first victory of the...

KHMH receives donation for new PICU

US$66,182 in medical instruments and equipment raised through the Global Medical Instruments Support and Service Program of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Far East Memorial Hospital was donated today to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) in Belize City.  This is in...

What’s going on with Cayo passports?

The passports found in the knapsack abandoned in a store in Cayo are still being investigated according to authorities. Police issued a brief statement on the matter today saying that the 8 passports have since been handed over to Major Crimes Unit in Belmopan for investigation...

“Signs” of heated General Elections

During Election Season, flags, banners and billboards of mostly red and blue adorn the streets in all corners of the country.  Belmopan is no different. But today, the PUP standard Bearer for Belmopan Patrick Andrews and a handful of his supporters were up in arms against the...

Belize City man shot and killed during attempted robbery

A Belize City man was shot and killed shortly after 2:00 today at the Commercial Center in downtown Belize City.  We are told the victim is one Anthony Phillip Barrera Junior, a resident of Rocky Road in Belize City. Reports suggest that Barrera Junior allegedly entered Kephawn’s...

Belize City Branch of Evangelical Association kicks out all none Belize City Pastors

And in more political news, of a different sort, the Belize City Branch of the Belize Evangelical Association has suspended all other branches of the Association countrywide and has registered itself as the Belize Evangelical Association. Branches from Punta Gorda,  Dangriga,...