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Ex-Mayor: We Can Document What We Did

Former Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley came out swinging today, after remaining quiet in the face of questionable city council spending that have since been exposed by his successor.  Last [...]

Darrell Bradley Insists Father Joe Signed for No Tab at Chon Sing

The tab at Chon Sing Restaurant which came up to roughly six thousand dollars, according to Bradley, is a blatant falsehood.  He says that for payment to have been approved, [...]

Former Mayor Maintains Stance on Tenure for Administrators

While he dismissed the allegation that it was indeed Joe Bradley who racked up a hefty food and beverage bill nearby, former Mayor Darrell Bradley also spoke candidly on the [...]

New Mayor Questioned Administrator’s Contract and Salary

During last Thursday’s presentation, Mayor Wagner went on record to state that in spite of all the financial mismanagement taking place at City Hall during the previous term, the city [...]

Ex-City Mayor Holds Firm

When asked about the city administrator’s contract extension and raise of pay, Bradley told News Five that he believes in remuneration based on ability.  But when pressed with the present [...]

Councilor Micah Goodin at Odds with Mayor Bernard Wagner?

Is there discontent brewing at City Hall over Mayor Wagner’s leadership style?  Earlier today, outspoken councilor Micah Goodin, in a social media post, expressed his dissatisfaction in the municipal leader.  [...]

U.D.P. CitCo Didn’t Pay Taxes, Social Security

On Thursday, Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner held a press conference at City Hall to share with the media findings from a transition report that was commissioned upon the new [...]

Successors at City Hall Fear Cash Crunch

During the past two terms of the U.D.P. city council, large sums of money were borrowed for the construction of streets across the city.  Those projects were funded with the [...]

CitCo Reveals Heavy Misspending by Previous Administration

For the past three weeks, Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner has been hinting at the gross wastage of public funds at City Hall, during the time of the previous city [...]

Contractor Paid Within Hours of P.U.P. Election Victory

Perhaps equally as astounding was the processing of payment to one Belize City contractor in the immediate aftermath of the March seventh municipal elections.  An invoice in the sum of [...]

Administrator’s Contract a “Reward” for Management

Of particular interest is that the expenses incurred by the Public Relations Department, as well as the office responsible for parks and playgrounds, kept mounting annually, with little or no [...]

No Word on Fate of City Administrator; Councilors Restricted to Policy

Embattled City Administrator Candice Miller remains on suspension until early May when she is to return to office at City Hall.  The revelations of extravagance under her watch makes for [...]

Belizeans First for City Concerts

Last Friday, the cost of the February tenth concert at B.T.L. Park, billed as a free entertainment event for the public, made headlines when it was disclosed that a whopping [...]

Prime Minister, Opposition Leader Face to Face in City

A meeting was held this morning in Belize City between P.U.P. leader John Briceño and Prime Minister Dean Barrow.  The rare encounter was at the invitation of the P.M.  Though [...]

How to Spend 130 Thousand Dollars on a “Free” Concert

Back in February, the Belize City Council, then controlled by the United Democratic Party, hosted a free concert at the B.T.L. Park marking the anniversary of its remodeling. The event [...]

Another PAC Meeting Canceled

During the Budget debate in March, member of the Public Accounts Committee Patrick Faber made note that the last three meetings of the Committee to that point had been canceled. [...]

City Administrator Suing the Belize City Council

City Administrator Candice Miller continues to serve a month-long suspension from managerial duties at City Hall.  Miller was temporarily removed from office following disclosure that former city council employee Joe [...]

P.U.P. Party Leader Weighs in on Wagner-Miller Differences

Leader of the Opposition John Briceño has also weighed in on the City Hall fiasco, chiding former Mayor Darrell Bradley for granting Miller a four-year contract extension, months prior to [...]

Briceño Says PM’s Land Attacks Are Bogus

During the budget debate at the end of March, Prime Minister Dean Barrow called out Opposition Leader John Briceño accusing him of dubiously amassing huge acreages of land in the [...]

John Briceño Says Land Transactions Legal!

Briceño vehemently defended the lawful purchase of the properties, despite the fire sale prices at which they were bought.   John Briceño, Party Leader, P.U.P. “Those are lands that we [...]

John Briceño Says I.C.J., Maybe?

The People’s United Party is yet to take a definitive position on the referendum issue and whether the territorial claim Guatemala has had over Belize should be taken to the [...]

Pitts Vs Usher for Port. Party Leader Says “Que Sera Sera”

Doctor Candice Pitts won handsomely on March seventh and became one of ten P.U.P. councilors to be seated at City Hall.  During the campaign, Pitts told her story of going [...]

P.U.P. Says Mayor Wagner Can Be Available, but Prudent

Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner has been facing serious criticism since deciding to lend financial assistance to needy residents via a social program at City Hall.  Despite having cleared up [...]

Mea Culpa; Mayor Bernard Wagner Admits that Signing Checks to Himself was Wrong

It has been a rough month since Mayor Bernard Wagner assumed office at City Hall following the March seventh municipals after over a  decade of U.D.P. rule.  He is still [...]

Is Mayor Wagner Being Undermined By Administration?

According to Mayor Wagner, there seem to be forces within his administration that are working against the best interest of the Belize City Council. He questions their tardiness in presenting [...]