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Renegotiated bond to save U.S. $247 Million

The government said today that a deal will soon be struck in re-negotiating the five hundred and fifty million dollars U.S. bond. In 2012, it appeared that a default was [...]

Bondholders sympathetic to Belize?

The P.M. said the debt flow relief will not eliminate the country’s fiscal or financial gap. While Barrow believes this pending agreement mends the relationship with the external financial community [...]

“Impossible!” P.M. comments on salary adjustment

The hundreds of millions in dollars of relief brought by a restructured bond may have given teachers hope that the government will be able to grant pending salary adjustments. But [...]

London Court awards $36 Million to Belize Bank

It is not known how it will factor in the superbond savings but the London Court of International Arbitration recently issued an award in favour of the Belize Bank Limited [...]

Senior citizen murdered in Maskall

There has not been a murder since the massacre of four gang affiliates in Belize City two weeks ago, but over the weekend, a senior citizen, who is an epileptic, [...]

Strike on horizon; N.T.U.C.B. supports teachers

Dialogue between the Barrow Administration and the Belize National Teachers Union, the Public Service Union, as well as the Association of Public Service Senior Managers concerning the long overdue salary [...]

School fees could increase with salaries

With the impending national demonstration and possible strike action at government’s front door, Patrick Faber, who leads a ministerial committee on collective bargaining agreement with the unions, said last Friday [...]

Paying gangs but why not educators?

Minister Faber was also asked about payment made to gangs, either for the truce or to keep the peace in the aftermath of the slaughter of four George Street Gang [...]

Accused of stealing minister’s tractor

A man accused of stealing from Minister Edmund “Clear the Land” Castro is behind bars tonight. Nicaraguan national, forty-six year old Oscar Hernandez, a mechanic in the Caledonia Village appeared [...]

Not Cool! AC technician jailed for robbery

  A shooting took place just adjacent to our headquarters on Coney Drive after a nearby store was robbed last Friday evening. Quick police action led to the arrest of [...]

2 accidents; one is fatal

Two traffic mishaps over the weekend have left one person dead and five others injured. The first occurred in the northern part of the country late Friday evening, where eighty-one [...]

2012’s bloody crime statistics

2012 has been recorded as the most murderous year with an unsurpassed number of homicides occurring between January first and December thirty-first.  While the annual statistics for crime and violence [...]

No water in Santa Martha Village; villagers up in arms

The village of Santa Martha is located off the Philip Goldson Highway; it is home to about six hundred residents of which about one hundred and sixty are of school [...]

Football highlights on Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The national football team of Belize has created much excitement and has increased expectations after 2 outings so far [...]