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Julius Espat Sues P.M. Barrow Over Petrocaribe Funds

Prime Minister Dean Barrow, as Minister of Finance, is being taken to court over what the Opposition says is the unlawful borrowing of two hundred and twenty-eight million dollars of [...]

Espat Says Petrocaribe Is Not a Bank

Government has presented a loan motion in the House under the Finance and Audit Act which states that they can give approval for a loan if it’s from a financial [...]

Will Belizeans Enjoy Declining Oil Prices at the Fuel Pump?

Turning to a related issue…oil. It is no secret that on the world market, the price of oil has gone down considerably. But consumers in Belize are yet to feel [...]

San Pedro Cop Busted for Theft

A police officer attached to the San Pedro Police Formation will be tried for the crime of Theft. Twenty-six year old Police Constable Dean Perez, originally from Belize City, has [...]

Roaring Creek Resident Acquitted of 2011 Murder

Twenty-three-year-old Jamie Gill was accused of fatally shooting sixteen-year-old Raheem Vasquez in 2011 during an incident in Roaring Creek.  Vasquez was shot three times to the body, twice in the [...]

Brian Charlesworth Guilty of Carnal Knowledge of Minor

A jury panel had a split verdict in the case of a Belize City man accused of the sexual abuse against a minor. At least two of nine jurors, who [...]

Should G.O.B. reduce price of fuel due to decrease in the cost of crude?

And tonight’s question is: Should G.O.B. cause a reduction in the price of fuel given a decrease in the cost of crude in the world market? Send your comments and [...]

Cricel Castillo Tangles with Bodybuilding Federation

The Belize Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has announced the suspension of bodybuilder Cricel Castillo, for a period of two years, effective immediately. The decision came after a nasty bout between [...]

B.B.B.F.F. Accused of Misappropriation of Funds

According to Cricel Castillo, the Olympic Association told her that they gave the B.B.B.F.F. money to support Rigo Vellos and herself with funding for airfares. That money allegedly never reached [...]

Cricel Explains Suspension from B.B.B.F.F.

The suspension came following Castillo’s participation as Miss Fitness Belize at the Arnold Classic Bodybuilding Tournament in Columbus, Ohio earlier this year. Castillo and Mister Belize, Rigo Vellos, both competed [...]

Mr. Belize Rigo Vellos Offers Advice to Cricel Castillo

According to the Federation, the ban is final and at this point, non-negotiable. According to President Stanley Moody, anyone who represents the B.B.B.F.F. must maintain the highest standards and be [...]

Suspended Body Builder to Compete in World Beauty Fitness Federation

That suspension has prevented Castillo from competing in the 2014 Body Building and Fitness Championship earlier this month. But like the saying goes, when one door closes, another one opens. [...]

CARICOM Joins Gay Activist Maurice Tomlinson In Suit Against Belize & Trinidad

On May ninth, the Caribbean Court of Justice handed down a decision on behalf of gay activist Maurice Tomlinson, allowing for special leave to challenge the immigration laws of Belize [...]

SIB Releases September Statistics for Consumer Price Index

The Consumer Price Index for September 2014 has been released by the Statistical Institute of Belize.  The CPI, as it is known, indicates a marginal increase from the same month [...]

Rainy Weather Forecasted for Remainder of the Week

The rains have been pounding the country for days and it is expected that in the next few days, the downpour will persist. The weather report will have more details [...]

Wesley College Celebrates 16th Annual Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Week

A recent survey by the National Drug Abuse Control Council and the University of Belize shows that the use of drugs among students is on the rise and it is [...]