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Breaking News: Dead Body Found in Corozal

At news time tonight, there are reports from Corozal that a body, believed to be that of a U.S. national, has washed ashore near the Finca Solana area. A white [...]

 

Another McAfee Associate Accuses Showtime of Coercion for Documentary

Another McAfee Associate Accuses Showtime of Coercion for Documentary

Gringo, a documentary by Showtime producers on the life of John MacAfee, airs this Saturday on the US network. But before that happens controversy is already raging. Producers Nannette Burstein [...]...

Attorney Says He May Release Documents Proving Coercion

Attorney Says He May Release Documents Proving Coercion

The fifth person to come forward is Edward McKoy of twenty-six Dean Street in Belize City; he is a former security personnel employed by McAfee, who claims he was paid [...]...

B.N.T.U. and G.O.B. – Can They Work It Out?

B.N.T.U. and G.O.B. – Can They Work It Out?

Thursday’s four and a half hour meeting between the Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, and members of the Belize National Teachers’ Union concluded just around news time. From the immediate reactions [...]...

Billion-dollar B.T.L.? Prime Minister Says It Can Happen by 2030

Billion-dollar B.T.L.? Prime Minister Says It Can Happen by 2030

As we reported on Thursday night in our interview with Prime Minister Dean Barrow following a meeting with the Belize National Teachers Union, he appeared not to be concerned by [...]...

P.M. Promises To Fix Superbond Before He Leaves Office

P.M. Promises To Fix Superbond Before He Leaves Office

Still on finances….this week we learned that Belize faces greater than ever economic strain, due to the expanding debt issues the country faces. Not the least of these is the [...]...

Caye Caulker Fishermen Make Public Plea for Help After Earl

Caye Caulker Fishermen Make Public Plea for Help After Earl

Hurricane Earl swept through Belize since August but months later the damages left in its trail are multiplying. Several of eighteen fishermen on the island of Caye Caulker say they [...]...

Help For Housing and Infrastructure on Southside

Help For Housing and Infrastructure on Southside

While the fishermen plea for help, on Tuesday we reported that some eight million dollars in relief was issued to the National Emergency Management Organization to start efforts at reconstruction [...]...

Basil Willis Walks From Sodomy Charge

Basil Willis Walks From Sodomy Charge

In October of 2015, a twenty-three year old resident accused a forty-seven-year old known criminal figure of Belize City, of sodomizing him. The matter has just come up in court [...]...

Brother Spares Brother From Jail on Gun Charge

Brother Spares Brother From Jail on Gun Charge

A Belize City man found himself between a hard place and a rock when a gun was found at the house he is sharing with his brother.  The decision which [...]...

B.P.P. Hits Out at Jimmy Morales after U.N. Remarks

B.P.P. Hits Out at Jimmy Morales after U.N. Remarks

On Thursday, we reported about Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales’ maiden speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, where he spent about two minutes of a nineteen-minute [...]...

Progressive Party Chairman Demands Response from Foreign Minister

Progressive Party Chairman Demands Response from Foreign Minister

On behalf of the B.P.P., Smith called on Belize’s diplomatic leaders and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington to issue a formal rebuke of President Morales’ remarks. He told us [...]...

A Raft of Public Works Eases Independence Gloom

A Raft of Public Works Eases Independence Gloom

Back to the Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech, which told the story of a recession. If there was any good news to be found in the address, it was about [...]...

More to Come, Including Paving of Coastal Road

More to Come, Including Paving of Coastal Road

On the matter of public works, according to the Prime Minister, there is more to come. He announced the planned paving and aligning of the Coastal Road, opening up the [...]...

Police Faulted For Not Properly Securing Fire Scenes

Police Faulted For Not Properly Securing Fire Scenes

Police generally do a good job sealing off exits and entrances for crime scenes and at court moving prisoners around. But scene security during fires, in contrast, has been a [...]...

“Dignity Kits” For Girls and Women Affected by Hurricane Earl

“Dignity Kits” For Girls and Women Affected by Hurricane Earl

This morning, at a brief ceremony on Coney Drive, the United Nations Population Fund handed over one hundred dignity kits to the Ministry of Human Development to aid with ongoing [...]...

Department of Human Services to Oversee Distribution

Department of Human Services to Oversee Distribution

The Ministry of Human Development is the chair of the relief and supplies committee for NEMO and act as the first responders in the communities affected by Hurricane Earl. Director [...]...

Belize Hosts Regional Volleyball Qualifiers

Belize Hosts Regional Volleyball Qualifiers

The jewel is preparing to host an international volleyball competition. It’s a first for the local volleyball association which is putting its best foot forward in terms of logistics as [...]...

The Sights and Sounds of the 2016 J’ouvert

The Sights and Sounds of the 2016 J’ouvert

The J’ouvert is one of the top attractions of the annual carnival activities. Thousands took over the streets of the Old Capital early on J’ouvert morning just prior to the [...]...