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Rod of Correction is an attempt to recreate the unrest of 2005

Prime Minister Dean Barrow hosted a press conference this afternoon, his first in at least six months. So you can understand that there were many questions. In fact, the session [...]

Unions to get 6% salary adjustment

While the PM took his initial jab at ROC, he pulled no punches when it comes to the unions who are behind ROC, and claims that the agitation of the [...]

PM says Union demands are irrational and will not be countenanced

PM Barrow says that the IMF is actually telling the government to retrench public officers, as is being done all over the region. And it’s more than that. Teachers and [...]

BYGEA will not plant corn in the buffer area of Harmonyville says PM

Then the PM turned from the unions to the group which organized the rally on Saturday. BGYEA wants to plant corn on about sixty acres of buffer zone at Harmonyville [...]

Barrow speaks on the Auditor General’s report on the passport scandal

The Auditor-General’s report on corruption in Immigration surrounding the Won Hong Kim/Elvin Penner passport scandal was handed over on March twenty-first to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Immigration. [...]

Barrow maintains there is factual guilty, but not legal guilt in respect of Elvin Penner

And that brings us to the man at the centre of the scandal, former Minister of State Elvin Penner. According to PM Barrow, any suggestion that there is a cover-up [...]

Brass of police says that recent spate of shootings is gang related

Gang rivalry was at the root of a spate of shootings that started over the weekend and continued through Tuesday. As many as nine persons were shot and injured including [...]

BSCFA’s Alfredo Ortega is arrested

Alfredo Ortega has been the face of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association for years. First as Chairman and now as Vice Chairman, he has been at the fore of [...]

Valley of Peace man stabbed to chest by drunk farmer

A Valley of Peace resident is tonight admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Western Regional Hospital following a stabbing incident on Tuesday afternoon. Sometime around two p.m., forty-three [...]

PM reacts to Mark King’s scandalous comments

Minister of State Mark King came under fire recently for comments he made, claiming that they represented the policy of his government. King claimed that the government looks after, “U.D.P.s [...]

PM says NCL is fair game to getting contracts

In the same interview in which those comments were aired, Minister of State Mark King stated that he is lobbying Norwegian Cruise Lines on behalf of a security company he [...]

Is Peter Allen on his way out?

Ministry of Health C.E.O. Peter Allen has come under serious and sustained fire recently. There have been public allegations made against him by parties in the Ministry of Health who [...]

PM on comprehensive audits at health institutions

You heard earlier about Prime Minister Barrow’s comments on Health C.E.O. Peter Allen. He also touched on the comprehensive audits at the Southern Regional Hospital and the Central Region. But [...]

PM confirms reappointment of Justice Samuel Awich

The reappointment of Justice Samuel Awich has been opposed by the Opposition and the Bar Association which went as far as to issue a resolution saying it did not support [...]

Darrell Bradley will seek re-election as Belize City Mayor

Today’s press conference started with a focus on Belize City Council matters, and the matter on the top of that list is the political future of Mayor Darrell Bradley. Earlier [...]

PM says despite existing plan, there is not yet a Puerto Azul project

Since its grand introduction on the French Riviera a few weeks ago, to coincide with the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, the Puerto Azul development project, a proposed multimillion dollar tourism [...]

Town councils gear up for the thirty million-dollar Belize Municipal Development Project

The thirty million dollar Belize Municipal Development Project was the focus of a workshop in Belmopan today. The BMDP was rolled out a year ago, and so far there have [...]

Mayor Kevin Bernard says Orange Walk streets in bad shape

The Belize Tourism Industry Association, Orange Walk Chapter, on Tuesday in a release complained about the bad state of streets in Orange Walk Town. While works are currently underway on [...]

Court of Appeal upholds life sentence conviction of Kenrick Williams

Kenrick Williams, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a minor in 2004, will remain incarcerated at the Belize Central Prison after a panel of judges at the [...]