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Minister Castro alleged procured visas to Chinese nationals at $2000 a head

On Wednesday’s newscast, we showed you a glimpse into the institutionalized visa hustling scheme. The man allegedly at the center of it is Minister of State Edmund Castro. He has [...]

A sergeant in the police department is the run man in visa scandal

Our source got hold of that passport and it shows that the visa hustle is still going on….at least as recently as August 2013. Tonight, we have part two of [...]

The lucrative scheme of the passport scandal revealed

We also revisit the lucrative scheme which allegedly netted two thousand dollars per visa. According to our source, they did this between October 2012 and April 2013 – a total [...]

Why did confidential informant decide to come forward?

Our confidential informant says she no longer continued in the visa scheme in April of this year. But as the passport shows, the hustle continued. Our C.I. maintains that she [...]

National Security Minister says he is unaware of the sale of entry permits

Minister of National Security, John Saldivar, has also responded to questions regarding his possible involvement in the sale of visas, in light of recent reports that there is an ongoing [...]

2 Guatemalans detained after being found with 1 kilo of powder cocaine

A pair of Guatemalan nationals, identified as Jonathan Gregorio Adolfo Sandoval and Ruben Delilo Carrias Veliz, was nabbed at the western border this evening following a search of a vehicle [...]

Cuban and Mexican nationals taken to court

Cuban nationals twenty-nine-year-old Miguel Rodriguez and twenty-nine-year-old Henry Reyes, arrested by San Ignacio police on Tuesday, have been transferred to Benque Viejo del Carmen where they were arraigned for illegal [...]

CWU Executives ask membership to stay away

The membership of the Christian Workers Union, an estimated seven hundred men and women, employed by various private and public sector agencies, is in a wrangle.  President Antonio Gonzalez has [...]

Gonzalez says there is no misappropriation of funds

According to McFoy, members of the union cannot call a congress without the consent of the general council.  Furthermore, McFoy says that they absented themselves from a recent meeting to [...]

No payments to Belize Waste Control; 8 persons laid off

Belize Waste Control has not been paid for more than three months – that’s over half a million dollars in arrears. Of course, this is nothing unprecedented. If fact, it [...]

City Council owes millions of dollars to Belize Maintenance Limited

Of course that is little consolation for workers of Belize Waste Control. And there’s less consolation for the other sanitation company – Belize Maintenance Limited. BML is owed fifteen weeks [...]

Mayor Bradley Council will not renew contract with BML

The Mayor says that rather than looking at arrears, the Council has to look at the big picture – which is that the city is paying far too much to [...]

Driver charged in near fatal traffic accident on Boom/Hattieville Road

It has been a month since a near fatal traffic accident occurred on the Burrell Boom/Hattieville Road. As many as four vehicles were involved and five persons were injured. The [...]

25 year old sentenced to 10 years in prison for firearm and ammunition charges

The trial of twenty-five year-old Belizean, Michael Alexander Dawson for kept firearm and ammunition began two months ago; it concluded today in the Courtroom of Magistrate Dale Cayetano. Dawson was [...]

Church says its role in PAC hearing is to uphold integrity and accountability

The Public Accounts Committee, led by pro-tem chairman John Saldivar, has reached out to the Council of Churches and is extending an olive branch to other social partners, following a [...]

Crime Stoppers Belize honors the media

Crime Stoppers has become a household name; the organization quickly gained a reputation because it guarantees confidentiality to persons who provide tips on crime. Crime Stoppers public service announcements, in [...]

Father asks for help in finding his 14 year old daughter

A Belize City father is looking for his missing daughter, Moesha Chee. Kenrick Chee was informed four days ago by the child’s mother that it is the third time the [...]

Healthy Living looks at breakfast on the go

If you’re a person who’s committed to having breakfast every morning then the following story may not be for you. If you are one of the many who finds that [...]