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GOB says Chamber on wrong side of Belizean public opinion and democracy

Government’s latest fight is with the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry. On Tuesday the Chamber issued a very strong statement against the expropriation of Belize Electricity Limited. The government [...]

Chamber says GOB needs private sector to bring back investor confidence

So what did the Chamber say that has the government in a twist? Well, the Chamber was outright against the expropriation, the manner in which it took place and expressed [...]

P.M. meets with Mexico’s President about electricity

The bills for the expropriation of B.E.L. were rushed in the House and Senate and by the end of Monday, the Governor General had signed off on them. On Tuesday [...]

Fortis Releases its comments on B.E.L. expropriation

While the government’s release highly charged, today, Fortis issued its first statement out of Newfoundland, Canada where it is headquartered. The announcement was brief and concise, saying matter-of-factly that the [...]

Belize to be downgraded in yearly economic freedom and growth index

The B.E.L. nationalization has been picked up by several international organizations whose perceptions help investors decide whether or not the country is stable enough to pump cash. They also serve [...]

Former B.D.F. soldier passes away after shooting incident

Romel Palacio Sr., a former B.D.F. soldier, was shot on Sunday morning by a trio who simply walked into his house on Jane Usher Boulevard and unleashed a hail of [...]

Man partially decapitated in Red Bank Village

There is another case of murder to solve. The body of a murdered man was discovered on Monday, one hundred yards into a feeder road in Red Bank Village, Stann [...]

Awards for top performers at Primary School Examination

Close to seven thousand primary school children sat this year’s Primary School Examinations from schools around the country. While the results were poor in Math and English, the results were [...]

Cabana Businessman Mike Menjivar gets bail

There was good news in court today for La Cabana Bar owner, Mike Menjivar, who was in prison since a Gang Suppression Unit raid on May twentieth. Menjivar is facing [...]

Traffic accident victim charged for murder

Twenty-nine year old prisoner, Crispin Moreno, had a charge of Murder read to him inside a BERT Ambulance this morning. Moreno, who is believed to have been among a group [...]

Father alleges negligence in death of newborn

Tragedy has struck a young couple. Twenty one year old Marty Tzib, a resident of Cayo came our studios today with a heartbreaking story. Tzib says that his pregnant wife [...]

Annual Summer Camps begin

School’s out and if you don’t have any plans for your kids this summer, Peter Lacey says you can send them over to his eight annual summer camp. Director Lacey [...]

New Book launched; Adugurahani: A Walk Through Garifuna Spiritualism

Former Chief Elections Officer-turned-author Myrtle Palacio today released two publications that, to say the least, are completely different in scope and focus.  After sitting with the late John Mariano, a [...]

New Book launched; Electoral Politics in Belize: The Naked Truth

Myrtle Palacio’s other publication, “Electoral Politics in Belize: The Naked Truth” draws from statistical data on the democratic process that paints a picture of Belize’s political landscape.  It is her [...]