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Budget has a sixty million dollar hole; hardest of U.D.P. term

Brace up because the worst is yet to come. That’s because the economy is not a dark cloud looming over the Barrow administration, it’s a potential hurricane on the horizon.  [...]

BNE exorbitant overhead costs subject of govt audit

But what about the revenues from oil profits? According to their data, Belize Natural Energy’s gross revenue from petroleum production is three hundred and twenty-six point one U.S. million. The [...]

PM promises new technology to combat crime

According to the police statistics, crime is going down. But the man on the street knows that violence and grenade attacks are on the rise.  Urban terrorism is the new [...]

Gary Seawell’s grenade possibly linked to BATSUB

Gary Seawell, the Ladyville resident who has been on the lam since 2007, is the last of three brothers wanted by the United States on narco-trafficking and money laundering charges.  [...]

CitCo employees still being questioned about missing funds; no charges yet

Forty-eight hours—it’s the maximum time that a person can be detained before being charged. And for the employees of the Belize City Council in custody, their detention time will elapse [...]

Government says no pay raise for teachers

On February third President of the Belize National Teachers’ Union, Jaime Panti called on the government to address the issue of their Collective Bargaining Agreement, accusing GOB of dragging its [...]

National Teacher’s Union willing to negotiate with G.O.B.

But according to BNTU’s Executive Secretary, George Frazer, the union has not met with government since 2008 and it is willing to sit and negotiate if only GOB would be [...]

Crooked Tree Police Station burned to the ground

In northern Belize, the Crooked Tree Police Station had not in use for about five years because the building was unfit. And after a blaze last night, the station was [...]

Companies cited for not complying with fire regulations

Back in September of last year, twenty-four year old Elton Herrera, an employee of Brown’s Butane Gas Service, lost his life when a faulty gas tank exploded on Mopan Street. [...]

Population census of Belize’s 350,000 residents

In the year 2000 Belize’s population stood at roughly two hundred and forty-nine thousand.  Ten years later, it is estimated that the number of people living in Belize is around [...]

Armed burglar caught in the home of banker

There were two burglaries in communities along the Northern Highway on Tuesday, and in one incident the culprit was caught at the scene. Police on patrol in the Lord’s Bank [...]

No dual citizenship in the House of Representatives

No Dual Citizens in the House. That’s the news coming out of the PM’s conference earlier today when he revealed that the Seventh Amendment to the constitution has been struck [...]

PM defends hiring his ex-wife, Lois Young

Lois Young, the Prime Minister’s first wife, is the attorney of choice for the Barrow administration.  She has been contracted as lead attorney in many of the government’s high profile [...]

Seleni Matus takes over the reins at the BTB

There’s a new boss at the Belize Tourism Board.  She is Seleni Matus.  Matus has worked as advisor for the Center for Environmental Leadership in Business Mesoamerican Reef Tourism Initiative [...]