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P.M. Barrow unveils $200 million stimulus plan…

Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s quarterly press conference was held this morning. The topics varied from hot button issues on Jalacte and the economy, which is where we’ll start tonight. It [...]

… But removing bodega near Jalacte will take time

But one issue that is still unresolved is a bodega well within southern Belize. Last week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent out a press release confirming that the illegally [...]

B.W.S. digs deep hole in Albert Street

The paving of Albert and Regent Streets appeared to take forever and it is now less than a month since its completion. But today if you drove downtown in Belize [...]

John Avery: No confrontation between P.U.C. and B.E.L.

Earlier this month the Public Utilities Commission announced that they had made an amendment to the June 2008 annual review proceeding final decision. This would have resulted in an initial [...]

Eazy Glenn throw’s rock at U.D.P. radio station

U.D.P. stalwart, Goldburn Adolphus, also known as “Eazy Glenn” could have gotten arrested today after he reportedly threw a rock at a door at his party’s Wave Radio. News Five [...]

P.U.P. old guard wants John Briceño to pay for party assets

And while the Mayor was battling with one of her previous supporters, in the PUP there also seems to be no end to the political divisions between the old guard [...]

One detained for National Transport robbery

Police may not have their main suspects in custody for a number of robberies in the past twenty-four hours, but they have made some inroads in the jacking of National [...]

Staff and customers at Marlin’s Restaurant robbed

It appears that no one is spared of the rampant crime scourge that is affecting our society, particularly in the Belize City streets. And tonight we have three more robberies [...]

Manuel’s jewelry shop cleaned out by thieves

Another business that was targeted by thieves was Manuel’s Jewelry Shop on West Canal, also in Belize City. Proprietor of the business, fifty-five year old Manuel Matute told police that [...]

Taxi driver robbed of vehicle by passengers

Thieves also got busy robbing a taxi driver of his keep on Monday night. The incident occurred on north side Belize City on York Street, situated off Douglas Jones Street. [...]

Early morning fire guts house in San Pedro Town

Fire officials have not been able to determine the cause of a blaze that gutted a two storey wooden and plycem house in the D.F.C area of San Pedro Town [...]

Former Grace Kennedy employee charged with Theft

The search for twenty-eight year old Leon Staine is over. The former accounts manager of Grace Kennedy Belize today appeared in court to answer to thirteen counts of Theft that [...]

Fisherman charged for having almost 1lb of cannabis

In other news from the courts, fifty-three year old Carlos Lauriano, who was busted with just under one pound of cannabis, was fined ten thousand dollars when he appeared in [...]

A.G. addresses Legal Affairs Committee of CARICOM

Earlier this week, we heard the Attorney General’s bold statements on the state of affairs in the judiciary and today we found him addressing a meeting of the Legal Affairs [...]

P.M.: validating NICH/Gegg contract is lesser of two evils

She is currently on suspension, but today the Prime Minister confirmed that Diane Haylock will keep her job. Haylock’s contract, which comes up for renewal next month, will be extended [...]