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PM Barrow Says Elrington’s Fugitive Status Isn’t GOB’s Concern…

The Prime Minister hosted a marathon press briefing today on the heels of a one hour televised interview on Sunday with banker Steve Duncan. PM Dean Barrow spoke on a [...]

Controversial Contractor Praised by PM…

And while Doctor Errol Elrington’s fugitive status isn’t the government’s concern, the controversies surrounding nephew of the Deputy Prime Minister, Imer Hernandez, aren’t either. Hernandez is a contractor of choice, [...]

Barrow Says IMF Can’t Tell Belize Anything…

At his lengthy press conference the Prime Minister was also asked, as he routinely is, about the state of the economy. There have been unprecedented injections of mostly Petrocaribe sourced [...]

Cabinet Approves Cleanup of Corrupt Lands Ministry…

But while Barrow isn’t paying any attention to the IMF, he’s paying plenty to the hotbed of corruption in his own front yard. So much so that Cabinet has approved [...]

Lands C.E.O. Says It Will Be A Group Effort…

As you heard, accountability will be one of the key premises of the new systems being put in place – making all officers accountable for their actions. A critical component [...]

PM Confirms Appointment of Ambassador Alexis Rosado…

On Monday, News Five reported on the appointment of Foreign Affairs C.E.O. Alexis Rosado as new Ambassador to Guatemala. He will be taking over from the late Alfredo Martinez. It’s [...]

Home of John Saldivar’s Belmopan Bandits Gets Major Upgrade…

The Isidoro Beaton Stadium in the nation’s capital is the home of the Belmopan Bandits, owned by Belmopan area representative John Saldivar. That stadium will soon be getting a major [...]

PM Says Concern About Puerto Azul is Premature…

The Prime Minister was also asked for his response to a move by environmental and conservation entities who have expressed concern about the proposed scale of the mega-tourism Puerto Azul [...]

Dubious Offshore Businesses Claim Matalon as their Home…

The Matalon Business Center, its fourth floor seemingly the most sought-after commercial address in the country, remains under scrutiny tonight.  In recent proceedings initiated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, [...]

Fishermen Protest Abrupt Removal from Marine Parade…

Fishermen and vendors operating along Marine Parade were taken aback this morning when they showed up to their assigned location around ten o’clock only to find it is being dismantled [...]

Hand in Hand Ministries Donates House….

Bernadine Lauriano was all smiles today when she officially received a house from Belize Electricity Limited and Hand in Hand Ministries Belize.  To qualify Lauriano had to assist in its [...]

Government Takes On Call Centre Training…

Today, C.E.O. in the Ministry of Trade and Investment Promotion Mike Singh signed a memorandum of understanding with C.E.O. in the Ministry of Education David Leacock. That M.O.U. envisions the [...]

Mother Nature Carnival Band Celebrates 10th Anniversary….

Carnival 2014 is quickly approaching and carnival groups across the city and other districts are putting the final touches to their elaborate costumes for King, Queen and revelers. But while [...]

Missing Ipad Turns Up in Ladyville Bakery…

What was attorney Arthur Saldivar’s missing Ipad doing in the home of the Deputy Prime Minister’s brother in Orange Walk? That’s the million dollar question right now for Saldivar. He [...]

Arthur Saldivar Alleges Political Connection…

According to the tracking feature, the Ipad was taken to this home in Orange Walk. We didn’t know it at the time of the interview this morning, but we’ve learned [...]

BISL Takes GOB to Court Over $30 Million Tax Assessment…

On June eleventh, 2013, the Government of Belize assumed control of the shipping and companies’ registries that were managed by Belize International Services Limited. That led to a round of [...]

Mayor Bradley Explains BML Debt Woes…

On Friday, employees of Belize Maintenance Limited were up in arms over City Hall’s mounting debt with the sanitation company.  BML had been contracted by a previous city council administration [...]

Councillor Eric Chang Bows Out of City Hall Convention…

While Mayor Bradley aspires to a seat in the House of Representatives in the distant future, Councilor Eric Chang will not be running for another term at City Hall.  A [...]

New Sol-Gen is Anika Jackson…

Barbadian attorney, Anika Jackson, has been appointed as the new solicitor general of Belize.  On August first, she will be formally taking the reigns from Acting Solicitor General Nigel Hawke [...]

Man Dies in Boom while Socializing…

Police have not released the name of a man who died at the health centre in Burrell Boom on Saturday. According to reports, the man was drinking in front of [...]

Hunt for Missing Chairman Intensifies…

Hattieville Chairman Kevin Carcamo has been missing since July twentieth and the search for him has continued unabated. The Discover-seis employee went to work that day and never came home. [...]

Discoverseis Says Reports of Missing Explosives are False

In the wake of the unexplained disappearance of Hattieville chairman Kevin Carcamo, reports have been spreading like wildfire across the community that the company, for which he worked, had lost [...]

PM Speaks About Corruption in his Administration…

If you were glued to the TV over the weekend, you probably caught at least a bit of the Prime Minister’s extended sit down with banker Steven Duncan. It clocked [...]

…And about his Legacy

And while the PM can speak openly about the corruption of some members of Cabinet, he maintains that he personally has held firmly to his integrity, and that, more than [...]

Drilling equipment lands on Temash National Park

U.S. Capital Energy is tonight one step closer to drilling for oil in the Sarstoon Temash National Park.  On Thursday, a convoy of vehicles carrying heavy equipment used to set [...]