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Is the Won Hong Kim Passport Really Critical to the Penner Case?

The Won Hong Kim scandal erupted in September 2013. The catalyst was a Belizean passport issued to Kim. Kim received Belizean nationality and his passport while he languished in a [...]

Leader of the Opposition Says Penner Acquittal Is A Bitter Disappointment

P.U.P. Leader Francis Fonseca got the news about Penner shortly after the former Minister of State walked out the door of the Belmopan Magistrate Court, indicted now only by public [...]

COLA Excoriates Attorney General, Says He Should be Ashamed of Himself

Prime Minister Dean Barrow, on more than one occasion, has expressed his doubt that Elvin Penner could be successfully prosecuted, maintaining the difference between factual guilt and legal guilt. Attorney-General [...]

Francis Fonseca Says Sedi’s Comments Aren’t Surprising

P.U.P. Leader, Francis Fonseca, himself a former Attorney-General, also took issue with the comments of Elrington, but like the outcome of the case, he says they weren’t surprising. He says [...]

What’s Next After Writ of Mandamus? Francis Fonseca Comments

Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie continues to be the man in the hot seat, and the man under fire in the Penner immigration scandal. He did not hand over the [...]

SATIIM Says Penner Acquittal Is an Injustice to Belizeans

The reaction of the crowd outside the courtroom was immediate. As Elvin Penner and his family walked to a parked vehicle, there were cries of ‘thief’ and ‘you should be [...]

Greg Ch’oc Says There’s Still No Mediation between SATIIM and U.S. Capital Energy

On June sixteenth, Justice Michelle Arana ordered the government of Belize and SATIIM to engage in mediation where the exploration by US Capital Energy is concerned – mediation, but with [...]

CitCo Hosts Summer Camp for Belize City Kids

Summertime is extra special for children and youths who are attending interesting summer camps. Over at the Skills Training Center on Magazine Road, the City Council wrapped up two summer [...]

Day 3: Still No Signs of Missing Hattieville Chairman

It has been a little over seventy-two hours since the unexplained disappearance of forty-three-year-old Kevin Carcamo, who disappeared on Sunday while returning through a densely forested area behind Freetown Sibun.  [...]

$3 Million in B.T.L. Dividends to be Managed by Associated Union Trustees

More than three million dollars has been placed into an account which will be administered by four union trustees. The funds represent dividends for shares which were offered to public [...]

Alexis Rosado Appointed New Ambassador to Guatemala

  The speculation about who will be named as Belize’s Ambassador to Guatemala in the wake of the death of former Ambassador Fred Martinez is over. It is known that [...]

Minister of Tourism Says N.G.O.s Are Too Pessimistic About Tourism Development

The Puerto Azul Project has been mired in controversy since it came to light that Italian developers were preparing to invest in the development. On Tuesday, the environmental community reacted [...]

Guess Who Else Was In Cannes For Puerto Azul Launch!

When government ministers Manuel Heredia Junior and Erwin Contreras attended the Cannes Film Festival in May, where they hobnobbed with the rich and famous on the French Riviera. The occasion [...]

Superman Comes to the Aid of Fire Victims On Prince Street

A late night blaze on Prince Street in Belize City Friday night completely destroyed the upper flat of a wooden home. It was allegedly started by a child playing with [...]

Belize Bank Awards Thirteen Scholarships Countrywide

Eight high school and five sixth form students will continue studies with scholarships from the Belize Bank. Accompanied by their proud parents, the deserving students were presented today with the [...]

Belizeans Shine In Regional Environmental Poster Competition

A pair of young Belizean artists has placed highly in a regional tourism and environmental poster competition hosted by the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association.  While they did not win the [...]

What’s Going On At San Pedro Clinic?

Earlier, we reported on the murder of San Pedrano, Felix Alamilla. His death has brought to light a serious problem on the main tourism island of San Pedro. For years, [...]

Hattieville Chairman Kevin Carcamo Still Missing 48 Hours Later

The family of Kevin Carcamo, the Hattieville Chairman, is clinging to hope tonight. It is forty-eight hours since the linesman, who is employed by Discoverseis, has been missing. A search [...]

Nasley Somerville A No-show At PSC Hearing

Nasley Sommerville, the former administrator of the Southern Regional Hospital, was a no show at a scheduled Public Services Commission hearing today in Belmopan. Sommerville was named prominently in an [...]

Taiwanese Ambassador Benjamin Ho Begins Tour of Belize

Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Benjamin Ho arrived in the Jewel last Thursday and on Monday presented his credentials to the Governor General to Belize. It is the [...]

Taiwanese Volunteers In Belize for Social Programs

Each year, through the sponsorship of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), approximately two hundred volunteer groups from various universities in Taiwan are sent abroad to assist communities [...]

Belizean Football Coaches Receive Professional Training

Germany recently beat out Argentina to emerge victorious in the 2014 World Cup – a dream of football federations across the world and certainly one for Belize. Every journey has [...]

BDF Summer Camp Teaches Children Life Skills

It is summer so camps are popping up all over the place. By all accounts one of most popular is organized by the Belize Defense Force and hundreds of youths [...]

Massive Search Underway for Missing Hattieville Chairman

At this time a search party is combing the area of Freetown Sibun near Hattieville looking for Chairman Kevin Carcamo. Carcamo is employed as a linesman by an oil company [...]

Guatemalan Caretaker Drowns In Tilapia Pond at Fresh Catch

A caretaker of Cotton Tree Village lost his life at the start of the weekend when he drowned inside a fishpond at Fresh Catch Farm in La Democracia on Friday [...]