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PM says Superbond is Jack Boot on throat of Belizeans

The super bond slid into the election campaign when the prime minister announced the date for early general elections. He said he was going back to the people for instructions [...]

People’s Referendum on Offshore Drilling begins

In the week ahead, volunteers from across the country will be manning telephones to get the pulse of voters on a referendum on offshore oil exploration. Voting is already underway [...]

U.D.P. Election Manifesto Promises

The referendum didn’t figure into the United Democratic Party’s manifesto launch this afternoon.  The glossy red and white document is in two parts; the first section deals with the U.D.P.’s [...]

On the Campaign Trail with Dr. Francis Smith

The Pickstock constituency is one of the smallest in the City. At the last election the P.U.P. stronghold went red in the tidal wave that swept across the country. But [...]

U.D.P. Manifestos flip flop on 13th Senator

In its 2008 manifesto, United Democratic Party promised to increase the twelve member senate to thirteen members. The additional seat would include a representative from a non-governmental organization and Greg [...]

3rd component of Sustainable Tourism Project launched

With elections two weeks away, a number of projects are being unveiled. This afternoon, the third component of the Sustainable Tourism Project for Belize City was launched. It is called [...]

Fire Victim needs help

An apartment in the Yarborough area that was occupied by thirty-five year old Claudia Blanco and her children was destroyed by fire on the morning of January sixth. Blanco lost [...]

Bert Vasquez to stand trial for Forcible Abduction

Businessman Bert Vasquez has been in and of court since May 2011 when a sixteen year old minor alleged that he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and pistol whipped her. Well, today [...]

Mother of alleged carnal knowledge attacker faints

Also in court, an arraignment for a sexual offense today landed a Belize City resident in prison and his mother in the hospital. Twenty year old Alrick August was charged [...]

Former B.E.L. C.E.O. responds to Editorial

Lynn Young; he’s a prominent Belizean who was the head of Belize Electricity Limited before its nationalization. Young has dared to speak up on government’s takeover of the utility company [...]

KTV Latino; caliente music

On the entertainment scene, the competition in KTV Latino is now in full swing. So get your Smart phones ready because it’s time to start voting for your favorite Group [...]