October 28, 2023

United Democratic Party says ‘return the Tenth’

The United Democratic Party claims that this is another example of a ‘policy’ to minimize the significance of the date, mentioning reduction of allocations from the [...]
October 26, 2023

The ‘ninth’ day of September? Recriminations after holiday amendment announced

Kareem Musa, Minister of Home Affairs, told reporters in response that it is not unusual for the Monday holiday to be given in line with weekend [...]
September 24, 2023

Mayor Sharon Palacio calls for a change in colonial mindset and empowerment of women on Independence Day

"As a nation, we remain trapped in colonial thinking. Even as global trends demand evolution, many are reluctant to abandon the old systems," said Mayor Palacio. [...]
September 21, 2023

Belize@42 Mural on Dolphin Street recalls famous 1981 Independence poster

This year’s masterpiece was produced by Gilvano Swasey, supported by young artists from Northside schools St Catherine Academy and St John’s College (High School). Their inspiration: [...]
September 21, 2023

Happy Independence Day, Belize!

September 19, 2023

Belama-area shooting leaves man injured, but police say they have a handle on crime in September

However, there was a shooting incident on Sunday night at about 9 p.m. on Custard Apple Street, Belama Phase II, Belize City, that left Jaheem Lawrence [...]
September 9, 2023

Police fire shot to stop “big brawl” behind Carnival Road March

Report say there was a big brawl ongoing behind the Carnival Road March on Baymen Avenue, which police were trying to break up.
September 9, 2023

Police get ready for long weekend: Issue warning on parking on Carnival route, avoid guns and drinking in pint bottles

As many as 400 officers will be on duty from Belize City and Belmopan policing j’ouvert this morning, the road march this afternoon, and other events [...]