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Opposition tables motion for a senate-led investigation on the passport and visa hustle

A highly anticipated senate meeting in Belmopan started at two this afternoon and concluded before six this evening. The main agenda item was the tabling of a motion by opposition [...]

Days after he was released on bail, businessman Michael Coye dies

And now, we turn to the sad story of a Belize City businessman who has been in the news now for years.  Sixty-seven year old Michael Coye spent eighteen months [...]

Social partners rise to support, but the government casts the deciding vote

As we said earlier in the newscast, the motion for a senate-select committee did not pass in the senate this evening. That’s because the opposition questioned the casting vote by [...]

Senator Shoman says President does not have a casting vote

Senator for the Opposition, Lisa Shoman explains.   Lisa Shoman, P.U.P. Senator “Six senators voted in favor—the three social partner senators and the three senators from the opposition—and all six [...]

Well-known poet and entertainer charged for forgery

A report on today’s senate meeting is coming up shortly, but we go to the courts. Well-known poet and entertainer, Leroy “The Grand Master” Young, a resident of Pinks Alley [...]

Woman charged for stabbing another outside a club

A woman was stabbed outside a club on Monday night and police believe they have been able to crack the case. Today, twenty-nine year old Denay Gillett, a resident and [...]

City Council and Chamber of Commerce hold mixer to strengthen relations

Relations between the Belize City Council and the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry have not always been cozy. But an initiative by Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley will hopefully [...]

Still no word of communication from Eric Chang

It’s been two weeks since former deputy mayor of Belize City, Eric Chang, was stripped of his title and portfolios with the City Council. It comes on the heels of [...]

The 11th annual OCCUR International Conference

The Organization of Caribbean Utilities Regulators is hosting its Eleventh Annual International Conference in Belize.  This year’s theme, ‘Challenges to Regulatory Power in Borderless Societies’ sees the convergence of over [...]

Outstanding youths awarded by the Ministry of Education

A number of outstanding youths were honored this morning by the Ministry of Education. They came from all over the country and are from all walks of life but the [...]

Ministry of Fisheries and Forestry awarded by the Food & Agriculture Organization

The Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development was today awarded with a commemorative medal by the Food and Agriculture Organization in recognition of work that has been done to [...]

E.U. Ambassador debuts Redemption Song at the Belize Central Prison.

Songs of Redemption is a documentary that has won awards at film festivals in Los Angeles, Toronto and Trinidad. This morning it was viewed by a captive audience of inmates [...]

EU Ambassador meets with stakeholders to discuss 2014-2020 bilateral programs

Ambassador Amadei has been in Belize since Monday and will leave the country on Friday. Aside from her work with the Kolbe Foundation, she is having discussions on the European [...]