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Michael Silva back after two years

Two years ago Michael Silva left the country under a dark cloud. Then twenty-six years old, the young man was believed to have killed his nineteen year old girlfriend before [...]

How is the Coye family going to pay for funeral arrangements?

The family of businessman Michael Coye, who succumbed to a massive heart attack on Tuesday night just days after being released from the Belize Central Prison, is cash strapped and [...]

Three bills brought forward in the senate but all eyes were on the senate investigation

The Senate met on Wednesday in Belmopan to consider three bills, some housecleaning write-offs, but the hot button issue was a motion brought by Opposition Senator Lisa Shoman for the [...]

Tables turn for Senator Godwin Hulse

And with that out of the way, the last two speakers were leader of government business Godwin Hulse and Opposition Senator Lisa Shoman. It was an unenviable position for Senator [...]

PM successfully underwent surgery

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is recovering from a round of surgery he successfully underwent on Wednesday morning. The PM had been suffering for some time with chronic back pain due [...]

World Cup Trophy arrives in Belize!

An eighteen karat solid gold trophy arrived in Belize this morning at the Phillip Goldson International via private jet and under heavy security. The arrival of the priceless FIFA World [...]

Senate votes on the motion

Now back to the Wednesday’s marathon session of the senate. At close to six in the evening the parting shots had all been fired and it was time for the [...]

President of the senate challenges the constitution

On that undignified note the session ended. Shoman’s point of order was that President of the Senate Mark Pech did not have the constitutional right to cast a vote. In [...]

Minister Hulse not afforded courtesy

The business of the Senate motion has been front and center, much like the immigration scandal which spawned it. There will be no appointment of a Senate Select Committee because [...]

Mexican authorities hand Abbas Khan to Belizean police

Abbas Ahmed Khan, is a Pakistani national that was busted in Corozal Town back in May of this year. Khan had on his possession a number of Indian passports and [...]

Delivery truck driver is arraigned on traffic offenses

A delivery truck driver, Ernesto Vasquez, was arraigned today in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court and slapped with three traffic offenses: manslaughter by negligence, driving without due care and attention [...]

MLA turns to the UN for intervention

In late October the Maya Leaders Alliance expressed outrage that US Capital Energy was erroneously giving the impression that the Mayan communities were in favor of oil exploration on communal [...]

Arguments come to an end for SSB vs. Sunshine Holdings Ltd.

Arguments wrapped up on Wednesday afternoon in the case of Social Security Board vs. Sunshine Holdings Limited, one entity challenging the nationalizations of Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL). As we told [...]