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Belize Bond 2038; the newly minted superbond

The much condemned and now newly minted super-bond is now the Belize Bond 2038, a done deal with a majority of bondholders signing on and the balance will follow suit [...]

Ambassador Mark Espat to deal with government’s debt management

At his press conference of the Belize Bond 2038, the PM said the terms of the restructuring of the five hundred and thirty million US dollars bond is cause for [...]

Barrow supports AG’s proposed amendment to change legal profession act

Attorney-General Wilfred Elrington is taking on the Bar Association again, and this time he wants to push legislation which will remove compulsory membership of attorneys in that association. The move [...]

Placencia land titles given to DPM cronies revoked, but they will be compensated at market value

In February it made the news when it came to light that just six days before the general elections, four prime parcels of land on the Placencia Peninsula were sold [...]

San Ignacio family says police used excessive force in the killing of two robbers

Two San Ignacio residents were killed by the police on Tuesday afternoon. The duo, twenty-two year old Rony Garcia and eighteen year old Jose Garcia, had robbed a store and [...]

The staggering government wage bill

The budget debate for the 2013-2014 financial year which begins April first, takes place next week in the House of Representatives. When the proceedings get underway, the opposition will be [...]

Barrow says cost of the restructuring astronomical

Earlier in the newscast we told you about the Prime Minister’s celebration over the Belize Bond 2038.  But at the press conference, the media raised the matter of the cost [...]

Espat compares challenges of superbond: past and present

Still on the restructuring, Ambassador Mark Espat is the head of the team which worked on the debt restructuring with bondholders that resulted in the Belize Bond 2038. Espat was [...]

Court of Appeal opened; 2 murder cases heard

  The Court of Appeal opened on Tuesday, presiding is President, Justice, Manuel Sosa. Two cases were heard on the first day of this session. Twenty-three year old Nelson Gibson, [...]

Mother and stepfather charged in disturbing carnal knowledge case

In a most disturbing story tonight, the stepfather and mother of an eight year old girl have been detained by police for the crimes of Carnal Knowledge and Abetment. On [...]

Minister’s son charged for marijuana possession

The son of a minister was spared jail time today after he was criminally charged before the Courts. Around two-thirty this afternoon, a son of Minister Edmund “Clear the Land” [...]

Belize Jaguars to take on powerhouses in its first appearance in CONCACAF Gold Cup

After a rather impressive outing in the recently held Copa Centroamericana at Costa Rica, the Belize Jaguars will be making its first appearance in the CONCACAF Gold Cup which is [...]

New Pope elected: Jesuit Archbishop, Jorge Mario Bergoglio now Pope Francis

History was made today at the Vatican and in Latin America.  The former Archbishop of Buenos Aires,   Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the new pope of one point two [...]