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Prime Minister Signs MOU with Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line’s mega-million dollar destination in southern Belize is one step closer to a done deal with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between G.O.B. and N.C.L.  The [...]

B.T.I.A. blasts back at B.T.B./Tourism Ministry for unanswered questions

The Norwegian Cruise Line’s memorandum of understanding has been signed. Industry stakeholders, including the well established hotel sector, have not been consulted regarding the long term effects on the environment. [...]

Needs of a 5 year government vs. long term need of Tourism Industry

Krohn was not the only one who threw a few punches at the architects of the M.O.U. and the press release. President of B.T.I.A., Herbert Haylock, spoke of a political [...]

PM promises to give Forestry Minister a call about cheap Rosewood sale

Two weeks ago, Forestry Minister Lisel Alamilla revealed on national television that G.O.B. sold containers of rosewood to exporters for fifteen thousand dollars. That’s a giveaway, especially since a container [...]

PM stand by his Deputy Prime Minister on House and lots fiasco

And while P.M. Barrow says he didn’t know about the rosewood cheap sale, the PM admits to knowing about the Fresh Pond lots giveaway by his deputy and Minister of [...]

Prime Minister defends Vega and Vega’s brother

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has gone out of his way to express his fullest confidence in Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega. Vega’s name keeps coming up whenever there is controversy, [...]

Police search free zone business of Colombian/Lebanese for drugs

There is more information tonight in respect of a huge drug bust in San Salvador two weeks ago, but has just come to light. Anti drug agents used drug-sniffing dogs [...]

PM says Public Accounts Committee attempt to reshuffle is idiotic

On Wednesday, the People’s United Party submitted a motion for inclusion on the order papers for a House Sitting scheduled for next Wednesday. The motion is for a restructuring of [...]

Prime Minister says compensation will reach victim shot by cop

Steven Buckley was shot in the head by a Police Inspector on April twenty-eight, 2010, more than three years ago. The shooting was unjustified and Buckley was in the hospital [...]

Barrow wants to settle UHS debt

And wrapping up his interview which lasted just over an hour, Prime Minister Barrow also spoke at length about litigation in which government is currently involved. The PM commented on [...]

Murder case of Jorge Vidal falls apart

The murder case of Jorge Vidal, accused of the December twenty-third, 2005 murder of Hortencio Contreras concluded earlier this week in front of Judge Denis Hanomansingh in the Belmopan Supreme [...]

Accused of murder at 16, Shawn Locke now faces 18 years in prison

While Jorge Vidal is a freeman, in the Northern Session of the Supreme Court, before Justice Herbert Lord, a teenager who was accused at the age of sixteen of a [...]

Why the Jaguars didn’t get a hero’s welcome

The National Football Selection fought extremely hard to be part of the CONCACAF games in the United States. Carrying the Belize brand of Jaguars, the team that had players with [...]

Reina de la Costa Maya… And the Winner is Miss Belize!

One of the highlights of the annual International Costa Maya Festival in la Isla Bonita is the pageant which seeks to promote the Maya culture. Central American and Mexican delegates [...]

The cops hold their own summer camp

The sixteen annual national Belize Police Youth Cadet Camp is being held at the Edward P. Yorke Compound on Princess Margaret Drive. Since the twenty-seventh of July, some two hundred [...]

Jamaican transvestite beaten, chopped and killed

In Belize, the battle with the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, is taking place at the Supreme Court. UNIBAM’s Executive Director, Caleb Orozco is leading the charge to [...]