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P.U.P. says G.O.B. is in financial trouble

Not much has been heard of the Opposition of late, but this morning the P.U.P. came out swinging on a number of issues from the floods, to the economy, to [...]

Briceño: G.O.B. could have done better for flood victims

In respect of the recent flooding and relief efforts, Briceño gave praises to N.G.O.s and the business community but was less generous with the government. John Briceño, Leader of the [...]

P.U.P. has no position on I.C.J.

The government has made it known that it intends to go to the I.C.J. to settle the Belize/Guatemala dispute. But what is the P.U.P.’s view on going to the Hague? [...]

Mark Espat says there is budgetary shortfall

While Courtney preferred to keep his personal position about the Belize/Guatemala dispute to himself, Albert Area Representative Mark Espat was vocal not only about the economy but also about the [...]

Opposition to name shadow Cabinet

And according to the P.U.P., they are out but it’s not over. At this morning’s press conference the Opposition outlined its plan of action for the years ahead including its [...]

Deputy party leader Hyde condemns firings

There was no shortage of news from the P.U.P. and according to deputy party leader and Lake Independence Area Representative, Cordel Hyde, hundreds of public officers have been fired for [...]

P.S.U. president calls firings BAHA unjust

And still on the firings, Public Service Union President, Jacqueline Willoughby Sanchez, says that her union believes the firings of four employees at the Belize Agricultural Health Authority are unjust. [...]

P.U.C. issues order to B.E.L.

The Public Utility Commission made good on its promise and has issued its Compliance Order to B.E.L. The document was served on the electricity company on Tuesday and today the [...]

Mayan leaders back in court on land rights

The Maya Leaders Alliance and the government were back in court this morning. This time the Mayans are asking the Supreme Court to create a mechanism, legislative or otherwise, that [...]

Man found guilty of Carnal Knowledge of 15 year old

Also in the Supreme Court, a jury of six women and three men took two hours and fifteen minutes before it found forty-one year old Leroy Stevens guilty of Carnal [...]

Michael Foreman guilty of Suppression of Evidence

A nineteen year old man has been found guilty of Attempted Suppression of Evidence. Because Michael Foreman had no previous convictions, Magistrate Tracy Sosa showed him mercy today in Magistrates’ [...]

Tyrone Gentle charged with Attempted Murder

In an update to a story last night, twenty-one year old Tyrone Gentle, the alleged shooter who fired several shots at Austin Rowland was charged today. Gentle appeared in the [...]

S.J.C.’s Ian Lizarraga is top student

In other news, the Ministry of Education has finally released the names of Belize’s top students in the C.A.P.E. and C.X.C. examinations. Topping the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations with six [...]

Island man dies in freak accident

A freak accident has resulted in the death of a San Pedro man. Island police say they visited the polyclinic where they found the lifeless body of thirty-seven year old [...]

Woman reports shirtless man tried to rape her

But a woman fared better and escaped rape. The Trial Farm resident reported to police that she was home on Tuesday when someone knocked at her door. The woman says [...]