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Superbond restructure passes through House

The House of Representatives passed in one sitting today, the terms of the restructured superbond; it goes before the Senate this Wednesday. The Opposition complained it had not been privy [...]

Mahmud blames U.D.P. for vehicle crashing into youth

A vehicle ran over a Cayo youth following a wedding celebration over the weekend. At one a.m. on Sunday, a photo was taken of a boy pinned under a vehicle [...]

A.P.S.S.M.’s Jose Castellanos reappears from hiatus

Since he withdrew from salary adjustments negotiations, A.P.S.S.M. President, Jose Castellanos, had not been heard from, but this morning he agreed to an interview to talk numbers.  And Castellanos says [...]

Castellanos wants retirement deferred

Jose Castellanos was considered the ‘numbers’ man of the negotiating team, but he withdrew just one day before that team was scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Barrow to hear [...]

Consultations deflate at B.N.T.U. meetings; P.M. waits

The government proposal would allow public officers and teachers to receive salary adjustments from 2014 to 2017, but the adjustments would only be implemented if the government has a surplus [...]

Los Pelones, Sinaloa Cartel and 2 Belizeans in Mexico

Tonight there is little more detail coming out of Mexico City regarding the arrest on Thursday evening of eight persons in Chetumal. Those persons, six males and two females, were [...]

Will Faber or Vega win as U.D.P. Deputy Party Leader?

Minister of State, Mark King was involved in a casino brawl and has been criminally charged; he is the second U.D.P. minister to be suspended from ministerial duties.  We asked [...]

Anna’s Lunch Box owner roughed up by cops

Fifty-seven year old Anna McKay, proprietor of Anna’s Lunch Box at Brown Sugar compound near Fort Street Tourism Village was allegedly roughed by a tourism police. But instead of offering [...]

Finnegan implies Mark Espat dah U.D.P.

During this morning’s house sitting, the Minister of Housing Michael Finnegan rose to speak about the restructured bond giving his praise for the leader of the debt negotiating team, Mark [...]

Mai on Vega for land deal; Vega on Mai for contraband

Area representatives did not spend too much time discussing and debating the budget. They instead focused on issues particular to their districts. Jose Mai, P.U.P.’s Orange Walk South Area Representative, [...]

BGYEA demonstration for land titles

The issue of land was also at the center of a press conference this morning in Belize City. The grassroots organization, BGYEA, says it will head to Belmopan to protest [...]

Dispute between estranged couple lands man in coma

An altercation at a San Ignacio bar over the past weekend ended badly for Jose Pineda. It happened between sometime around two-thirty on Sunday morning at a bar owned by [...]

Cayo cab driver comatose after beaten

A taxi operator from San Ignacio is tonight in a coma at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was hit on the head with a piece of wood on [...]

Honduran immigrant illegal in Belize

  A Honduran national who entered Belize illegally has been caught while trying to make his way to the United States. Twenty-five year old Nelvin Rodriquez Orellana appeared in court [...]

Former British High Commission sues his government

  John Yapp is a former British High Commissioner who was suddenly withdrawn from Belize back in 2008 when he was accused of behaving inappropriately towards women at an official [...]