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Electricity Acquisition Settlement Bill Passed in One Sitting

Today’s special sitting of the House of Representatives included matters of routine housekeeping, the introduction of one bill and the passage of two bills and two loan motions through the [...]

 

P.M. Barrow – Why Would Anyone Count the Cost of EAS Bill?

P.M. Barrow – Why Would Anyone Count the Cost of EAS Bill?

According to the Prime Minister – faced with such an achievement, it is inconceivable to him that anybody would stop to count the actual financial cost.    Prime Minister Dean [...]...

Opposition Welcomes Settlement with Fortis but Dislikes Terms and Concessions

Opposition Welcomes Settlement with Fortis but Dislikes Terms and Concessions

Opposition leader Francis Fonseca says he gets it all right…and the People’s United Party actually welcomes the settlement of the four year protracted legal battle between G.O.B. and Fortis. But [...]...

Opposition Leader Raises the Ire of P.M. Barrow, Legal Expertise Called to Question

Opposition Leader Raises the Ire of P.M. Barrow, Legal Expertise Called to Question

Those comments by Fonseca drew a very heated response from Prime Minister Dean Barrow. He says that those wrongheaded assertions by the Leader of the Opposition are exactly why he [...]...

How Much is Barrow Administration Spending on Litigation?

How Much is Barrow Administration Spending on Litigation?

The Barrow administration, for better or worse, has been embroiled in seemingly unending litigation. And with that litigation has come criticism for G.O.B.’s choice of high-paid, select attorneys who have [...]...

Who’s Benefiting from Fortis Settlement? Let’s Ask Julius Espat

Who’s Benefiting from Fortis Settlement?  Let’s Ask Julius Espat

According to the member for Cayo South Julius Espat, what is happening today with Fortis is all part of, in his words, a premeditated and wicked plan in which the [...]...

P.M. Responds to Espat’s Comments

P.M. Responds to Espat’s Comments

Now, if you expected those comments by Espat to be unremarked, you would be wrong. The Prime Minister always seems to reserve special attention for Espat, and today was no [...]...

Trio of Fisherman Missing at Sea, Families Fear the Worst

Trio of Fisherman Missing at Sea, Families Fear the Worst

A trio of Belize City fishermen remains lost at sea tonight after being reported missing by friends and family over the weekend.  What should have been a routine one-day trip [...]...

B.D.F. Commander Meets with Guatemalan Vice Admiral on Sarstoon Incident

B.D.F. Commander Meets with Guatemalan Vice Admiral on Sarstoon Incident

When the Belize Territorial Volunteers led a mission to Sarstoon Island on August sixteenth, at least one vessel carrying members of the organization came into direct contact with the Guatemalan [...]...

Was Guatemalan Navy Really Tailing or Escorting BDF to Cadenas?

Was Guatemalan Navy Really Tailing or Escorting BDF to Cadenas?

A smaller BTV contingent returned to Sarstoon Island this past Tuesday, where footage of what appeared to be a high-speed chase led by the Belize Defense Force was captured by [...]...

Brigadier General Says Cadenas Change-over Not Limited to Tuesdays

Brigadier General Says Cadenas Change-over Not Limited to Tuesdays

So, is the BTV squandering precious resources in trekking to the Sarstoon River weekly in an attempt to shadow the B.D.F. substitution at Cadenas?  On Tuesday morning, Wil Maheia, along [...]...

Why Sarstoon Island Isn’t Ideal Location for F.O.B.

Why Sarstoon Island Isn’t Ideal Location for F.O.B.

At the launch of a spirited anti-Guatemala campaign last Thursday, COLA’s executive member Rufus X, a contractor by profession, issued an open challenge to the B.D.F. to have him build [...]...

Coastguard Officer Keyren Tzib Charged with Manslaughter

Coastguard Officer Keyren Tzib Charged with Manslaughter

Twenty-four-year old female coast guard officer, Keyren Tzib, remains behind bars tonight; she was taken to court this morning for a second time on criminal charges.  Tzib is on remand [...]...

Finnegan and Dolores Trade Words During House Meeting

Finnegan and Dolores Trade Words During House Meeting

Quite aside from the back and forth on the Fortis settlement, there was the usual bickering we’ve come to know and dislike at the sittings of the House of Representatives. [...]...

…In the Middle of It All Toledo West Residents Just Want Electricity

…In the Middle of It All Toledo West Residents Just Want Electricity

That debate, though not so personal, continued with Oscar Requeña, member for Toledo West. He had the same concerns as his colleague from Belize Rural Central – that all the [...]...

Mas Camp Fever Kicks off in Belize City

Mas Camp Fever Kicks off in Belize City

Carnival 2015 is quickly approaching with the King and Queen Competition coming up this Saturday and the spectacular road march set for September twelfth.  On Tuesday night, the first round [...]...

Belize Makes its Mark at CARIFESTA 2015

Belize Makes its Mark at CARIFESTA 2015

Belize has once again made its mark at the international cultural celebration known as CARIFESTA. The biennial event, which features the work of artisans as well as the creative arts [...]...

Taiwanese International Youth Ambassador Performance Lights up Bliss

Taiwanese International Youth Ambassador Performance Lights up Bliss

Tonight, starting at seven at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts, a group of sixteen art students from Taiwan will take to the stage for the 2015 Taiwanese International [...]...