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Barrow says Penner should resign as area rep and U.D.P.

There are new developments from the ongoing immigration corruption saga which makes a bye-election in Cayo Northeast a strong possibility. But here’s the biggest, first…Elvin Penner has been asked to [...]

Mounting evidence against Elvin Penner in passport scandal is uncovered

We’ll get to the recall process in a few, but first the evidence. According to the PM, it was enough for him to act immediately, and he has the unanimous [...]

Penner is to respond to request for resignation by Wednesday

So what of the man in the hot, dark seat? Elvin Penner earned distinction in 2008 when he became the first Mennonite to be elected to the House of Representatives. [...]

U.D.P. says they will pull back campaign against the recall of Penner

If Penner does the unthinkable and refuses to resign that leaves a recall as the only process to get rid of him. For the past week, the P.U.P. has been [...]

P.M. offended by suggestion of corruption within his government

With the decision, the evidence and the recall out of the way, the PM also fielded other queries and suggestions. One of those is that Penner has enjoyed the protection [...]

26 days since scandal broke; P.U.P. demands that Penner resigns or be recalled

Within two hours of the Prime Minister’s disclosure that there were more irregularities in the issuance of passports and the involvement of the former minister of state, the Opposition held [...]

Orlando Habet says threats have been made by U.D.P. functionaries

Former P.U.P. standard bearer Orlando Habet lost to Elvin Penner by a mere seventeen votes in the last general elections. Habet has maintained all along that the elections were stolen [...]

P.U.P. wants full report and a senate investigation

Aside from a report on the investigation in the passport scandal and the purported sale of visas, the Opposition is also looking at another investigation.  Senator Lisa Shoman first presented [...]

The moral authority of the P.U.P. is questioned

Back to the P.U.P. Press Conference. The Opposition, as well as other social partners, amid the ongoing scandal, has been calling for an inquiry into the issue of impropriety at [...]

Before change of heart, U.D.P. was in full campaign in Cayo Northeast

Last Friday, the Prime Minister was asking to give Penner a second chance and over the weekend, the PM was in full blown campaign mode. He was in Cayo on [...]

Penner tells News Five he has not resigned

The situation remains very fluid as to any resignation by Elvin Penner. A few minutes ago, News Five spoke to Penner by phone. Penner said the following… first, he clarified [...]

Barrow says documents could have been destroyed and investigation sabotaged

The United Democratic Party is under sustained and heavy fire. One of their own has been implicated in massive corruption in the Immigration Department and public outcry has been unceasing. [...]

Arthur Saldivar hands over bundle of nationality and passport documents to police

One man, however, who has a bundle of documents which were purportedly assigned for destruction, is attorney Arthur Saldivar. The documents include dozens of completed application forms, as well as [...]

Telemedia ordered to issue half of dividends to S.S.B., G.O.B. and Central Bank

At a sitting in Trinidad, the Caribbean Court of Justice this morning heard an application by the Government of Belize in respect of a 2012 order on Telemedia dividends.  At [...]

PM Barrow to seek medical attention in the U.S.

Prime Minister Dean Barrow hopes for an answer from Elvin Penner by tomorrow. It’s not exactly an ultimatum, but the PM leaves the country en route to LA on Wednesday. [...]

Cristo Rey resident murdered by his cousin

Aside from the passport scandal, there is crime to report. A man was stabbed in Cristo Rey, Cayo District, over the weekend. At the center of the latest homicide is [...]

James Adderley and the weekend of sporting activities

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Week 3 of the Belikin Cup saw San Ignacio United come to the MCC Grounds Sunday evening in a [...]