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P.U.P. Protest Government’s Budget; supporters ejected from House

The debate on the budget 2011-2012 got underway today in Belmopan. The leader of the Opposition, John Briceño, was first to deliver his presentation; it was a punchy speech with [...]

En Espanol; Gabby and Johnny debate in Spanish

Back inside the National Assembly, the Leader of the Opposition tackled the government and its supporters in English and Creole. But when it came to the portion of his speech [...]

P.U.P. Leader gets mathematical with P.M. on fuel prices

The cost of fuel, which is directly linked to the spiraling world market prices, was also discussed by the Opposition Party.  John Briceño reminded the Prime Minister about his no [...]

Where is the solution to crime?

While the P.U.P. protest continued below the stairs of the parliament in the sweltering heat, the leader of the opposition continued his assault on the administration’s budget. With over twenty [...]

Promises, Promises! But opposition says U.D.P. promises empty

When the United Democratic Party won in 2008, the twenty-one pledges in the party’s manifesto played an important role in the landslide victory. Briceño punched many holes in that manifesto [...]

Woman with Lebanese and British passports murdered

There have been twenty-four murders this year, twelve in this month alone. Sometime after seven this morning, the body of a fifty-four year old woman was discovered at her house [...]

Philip Swift was murdered near his home

In our newscast on Wednesday night, we also reported on the murder of Philip Swift. Swift was killed in close proximity of his house on Ebony Street shortly after five [...]

American faces 30 years if convicted of sex crime

A few days ago, U.S. authorities reported that they had smashed an international pedophile ring and rescued two hundred and thirty-four children. This Tuesday, an elderly U.S. citizen was indicted [...]

Said Musa says government is criminal on crime fighting

And back to the House debate, notably absent from today’s sitting were P.U.P. representatives Cordel Hyde and Mark Espat. And although it appeared that Briceño was flying solo and getting [...]

Tour Company in hot water after tourist’s death

In other news, there’s a developing story in the tourism industry tonight. A major tour operating company has had its license revoked, at least temporarily. It follows the death of [...]

WIN-Belize taking a stand against political tabloid’s printing of woman’s photo

The publication in the government’s party newspaper, the Guardian, of a female executive from the People’s United Party, is drawing condemnation from many sectors. A mini protest was staged on [...]

Coroner’s Inquest into shooting death of cop by cop

Will Sergeant Paulino Reyes the officer who shot and killed Corporal Gavin Sanchez be found responsible for the death of the young officer? That is what a coroner’s inquest that [...]

Brother puts brother in coma

While the Coroner’s Inquest is handling the case of the cop killed by one of his own, police are investigating a sibling rivalry that got out of hand in the [...]

Healthy Living gets speech therapy

When speech problems are diagnosed early, therapy can result in the near normal development of the child. There are many factors that contribute to the disorder and there are signs [...]