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Opposition Wants 3 Questions Answered by Senate Inquiry

Fallout continues from Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s decision to stop further allocations to the Senate Special Select Committee beyond November. At first the Prime Minister contended that further funding was [...]

Briceño Says G.S.U. for Rogue ex-Ministers Turned Immigration Agents

On Saturday, following the National Party Council of the P.U.P., Briceño reiterated a party position on the Gang Suppression Unit. He has recommitted to disbanding the unit in a future [...]

P.U.P. Plans National Convention for November; Who Will Challenge John Briceño?

The People’s United Party’s National Party Council met on Saturday at the Saint Catherine Academy multipurpose center in Belize City. The Council is the party’s second highest authority after the [...]

P.U.P. Says G.S.U. Must Go

The party leader took questions on several national issues, including one that dominated most of last week’s newscasts. We are speaking of the disappearance and return of seventeen-year-old Kelvin Usher, [...]

Integrity Commission Being Taken to Court

The Integrity Commission is under fire for two reasons. The first is its reversal of a prior position that persons in public life were to submit five years of declarations [...]

P.U.P. to Launch Belize City Municipal Slate This Month

Nearly two months after the incumbent United Democratic Party held a contested convention for the Belize City Council slate; the People’s United Party is planning theirs for mid-October. It will [...]

Franz Parke Appointment to be Challenged; 2 New Judges for Supreme Court

Belize’s top two judicial courts are seeking to fill posts. In the case of the Court of Appeal, Prime Minister Dean Barrow is proceeding with the appointment of former classmate [...]

Police Say No Relation Between Castro Bust and Firearm Recoveries

Back to this afternoon’s press conference. Home Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington has gone on record to say that neither Cameron Usher Senior nor Kelvin is known for run-ins with the [...]

Cordel: G.S.U. Accountable for Kelvin

From all accounts, fingers are pointing in one direction in the disappearance of the bright and well-liked Kelvin Usher, the SJC JC student who has not been seen by his [...]

P.U.P. Deputy Warns Society is ‘Sick and Tired’

There is a widespread call for a thorough investigation into the disappearance of Kelvin Usher and on what went wrong on Sunday when the GSU descended on the youth and [...]

Petrocaribe is Back – in October

“Petrocaribe will roll it once more,” Prime Minister Dean Barrow confirmed Thursday morning during his Independence Day address. This follows a meeting with a delegation of Venezuelan officials who arrived [...]

Support for PAC Expansion and Lands Reformation

The Government faces no end of scandal in many of its Ministries, from Immigration to Health, Education to Works to Finance. But the hot button issue of the moment is [...]

P.U.P. Wants ‘Best’ Team for City Municipals

The race to the 2018 municipal elections will resume in earnest in the coming weeks. While the People’s United Party has candidates in place in the north and west, all [...]

Elrington Says U.D.P. Handling Corruption Better than P.U.P.

Charges of rampant corruption continue to plague the Barrow administration, amid ongoing scandals involving former Minister of Natural Resources Gaspar Vega.  But the Prime Minister Barrow has responded saying, “What [...]

Opposition Says Dissident Ministers Must Leave Cabinet

But Opposition Leader John Briceño believes that the current administration is the most corrupt and incompetent the country has ever seen. He says it was the antithesis of their platform [...]

Where is the Plan to Fight Crime?

John Briceño has unfailingly linked the issue of crime to economic activity and opportunity or the lack thereof. But with the resurgence of major crimes, particularly in south side Belize [...]

Opposition Leader Didn’t Feel Like Celebrating Tenth

He wasn’t noticed in all the chaos over the simultaneous crowning of two Queens of the Bay, but Opposition Leader John Briceño was officially absent from the Tenth of September [...]

P.U.P. Tells Government to Stop Appeasing ‘Brazen’ Guats

In diplomacy, ‘appeasement’ is a dirty word dating back to Neville Chamberlain and his accommodation of German dictator Adolf Hitler’s expansionist ideals, which led directly to the Second World War. [...]

U.D.P. First Deputy Admits ‘All is Not Well’ Following Vega Scandals

Former Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega and his family are embroiled in a seemingly endless land scandal, a different episode surfacing in the media virtually every week.  The excessive land [...]

Faber Warns: Don’t Drag Out Senate Inquiry

Funding for the ongoing senate inquiry into findings contained within the Auditor General’s Special Report on the Immigration and Nationality Department comes to an end in November.  That follows an [...]

John Briceño Accuses Government of Hypocrisy over Allocations

The Prime Minister’s decision to stop allocations of funding to the Senate Special Select Committee on Immigration past November appears to be final. But not if the social partners and [...]

Still No Word from P.M. on Land Reforms

Two weeks ago Opposition Leader John Briceño wrote Prime Minister Dean Barrow in the wake of the Amy Forte/Darlene Padron argument over the deed of conveyance for land on Caye [...]

Orange Walkeños to have final say over return of Gapi Vega

The news according to Orange Walk North area representative Gaspar Vega that he is considering running for another term put a cat among the pigeons in the United Democratic Party’s [...]

Embattled rep has no answers for land scam

The Orange Walk North area representative made his first televised interview in several months during Wednesday’s protests, but was careful to skirt the issue of activities at the Ministry of [...]

Aragon neutral; says O.W. North will decide on Gaspar Vega

On Wednesday, during the rapture of public support from his constituents, Orange Walk North Area Representative Gaspar Vega stated that he would contest his seat in the House of Representatives [...]