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Minister Sedi Elrington on Why He “Named” Julius Espat

The Prime Minister slipped the media today following a cabinet meeting, but his ministers were out to do damage control on Friday’s outrageous House Meeting.  Pickstock Area Representative Wilfred ‘Sedi’ [...]

 

Veteran Parliamentarian Michael Finnegan Calls Friday’s Events “Unfortunate”

Veteran Parliamentarian Michael Finnegan Calls Friday’s Events “Unfortunate”

During the fiasco on Friday, the presentation by Espat on the damming Special Audit, which exposes corruption at the Immigration between 2011 and 2013, was muzzled when Espat was physically [...]...

Finnegan Tells Why He Is Not in Special Audit Report and Defends Fellow Ministers

Finnegan Tells Why He Is Not in Special Audit Report and Defends Fellow Ministers

The Special Audit conducted by Auditor General Dorothy Bradley into the issuance of Belizean passports and visas during a two-year period spanning 2011 and 2013 still has currency and is [...]...

Foreign Minister Says Guat Counterparts’ Comments Will Not Change Situation

Foreign Minister Says Guat Counterparts’ Comments Will Not Change Situation

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales has made very unbecoming comments following the release of the O.A.S. report on the fatal shooting of fourteen-year-old Julio Rene Alvarado Ruano in April.  [...]...

An Updated List of Ministers and C.E.O.’s is Released

An Updated List of Ministers and C.E.O.’s is Released

Three unelected persons have been given top ministerial appointments in the Barrow Administration. But why have the elected representative been pushed aside?  Following today’s cabinet meeting, the Press Office issued [...]...

Senior Minister Finnegan Dishes on Introduction of Unelected Ministers to Cabinet

Senior Minister Finnegan Dishes on Introduction of Unelected Ministers to Cabinet

This afternoon, senior parliamentarian Michael Finnegan shared his thoughts on the new ministerial appointments.   Isani Cayetano “It would seem as if though two of the most powerful portfolios within [...]...

Patrick Menzies and Church Leaders Back in Belmopan for Protest

Patrick Menzies and Church Leaders Back in Belmopan for Protest

This morning, the Hispanic arm of the Evangelical Church, led by Patrick Menzies, was back on Independence Hill where they marched against government’s decision not to appeal the Supreme Court [...]...

Former Open Vote Worker Wins Case in Court over Termination

Former Open Vote Worker Wins Case in Court over Termination

In February of this year, the Supreme Court heard the case of Melissa Belezaire Tucker, a former Ministry of Education employee who served in the Public Service for seventeen years, [...]...

Youth Accused of Murder and Freed is Hospitalized in Stabbing Incident

Youth Accused of Murder and Freed is Hospitalized in Stabbing Incident

A Belize City youth is tonight hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was stabbed multiple times near the Radisson Hotel in the Fort George area. Twenty-three year [...]...

Callum Sutherland Pleads Guilty for Cannabis Stash

Callum Sutherland Pleads Guilty for Cannabis Stash

A Belize City man is in debt of ten thousand dollars to the Belize City Magistrate’s Court for the trafficking of four hundred and twenty-eighth grams of marijuana on June [...]...

San Pedro Man Claims Police Brutality; He is Rival with Policeman for a Girl

San Pedro Man Claims Police Brutality; He is Rival with Policeman for a Girl

A thirty-two year old San Pedro resident is claiming police brutality. Allen Delroy Martinez says that he was beaten before being locked down at the police station for two days [...]...

Is Zika on the Rise? Cases Reported in Caye Caulker, Benque and Succotz

Is Zika on the Rise? Cases Reported in Caye Caulker, Benque and Succotz

It’s been a while since we’ve reported on Zika. In mid June, the first confirmed case of zika was recorded in Belize in the west. Since then, there have been [...]...

Ministry of Health Concentrates on Pregnant Women at Risk for Zika

Ministry of Health Concentrates on Pregnant Women at Risk for Zika

Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Director of Health Services “There is a package that has been developed to be given to pregnant women to try to minimize their risk. The package usually [...]...

Results of Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey a Mixed Bag

Results of Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey a Mixed Bag

Findings of a survey called the Belize Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey Five were released today. The survey was held to identify key indicators to formulate policies and programs and to [...]...

Michael Finnegan Surprised that P.U.P. Did Not Speak on B.T.L. Settlement

Michael Finnegan Surprised that P.U.P. Did Not Speak on B.T.L. Settlement

Litigation in respect of the compensation award, following government’s acquisition of B.T.L. in 2009 is ongoing.  The latest round of legal battle is presently before the Caribbean Court of Justice; [...]...

Opposition Leader Blames Speaker for B.T.L. Settlement Not Being Debated

Opposition Leader Blames Speaker for B.T.L. Settlement Not Being Debated

During Monday’s press conference, People’s United Party leader John Briceño explained that the B.T.L. settlement did not make it into Friday’s debate because of the ruckus that ended the House [...]...

Elodio Aragon Junior Calls Out Julius Espat for “Tantrum”

Elodio Aragon Junior Calls Out Julius Espat for “Tantrum”

During the spectacle in the House on Friday, Junior Minister Elodio Aragon remained in his seat and observed the entire drama involving Julius Espat as it unfolded.  Today, he expressed [...]...

Environment and Reality Meet on New Channel Five Show, Enviroconnect

Environment and Reality Meet on New Channel Five Show, Enviroconnect

A new show starts tonight right here on Channel Five, following the news package. Enviro-Connect Belize is a reality television show by the Department of Environment to highlight the various [...]...