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B.W.S. Employee Shot and Killed in Early Morning Attack

An early morning homicide in the Old Capital has claimed the life of the cousin of reputed George Street captain Carlos “Zimbab” Abraham. Abraham was hit twice to the neck [...]

Fatal Road Traffic Accident on George Price Highway Claims Life of Two Men

A fatal road traffic accident on the George Price Highway this afternoon has left two Ministry of Works’ employees dead and an employee of Madisco reportedly in critical condition at [...]

P.M. Meets With Caneros to Discuss Sugar Industry Impasse

Is there a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel where the sugar industry is concerned? It appears that way, following a meeting between representatives of the B.S.C.F.A., [...]

P.U.P. Selects Richard Harrison to Run in Cayo North Bye-election

  There will be a bye-election in Cayo North, and it is set for January fifth, five weeks from today. The odds are stacked against the P.U.P., who have had [...]

P.M. Barrow Says He’s Confident Cayo North will Go Red in 2015!

Of course, the PM is not fazed in the slightest. Why would he be? The Petrocaribe money has been rolling all over the place and will no doubt roll into [...]

Harrison Pledges Change to Voters of Cayo North

As we told you earlier in our newscast, the PUP has endorsed businessman Richard Harrison as their candidate in Cayo North. Harrison will go up against a well funded, popular [...]

Are Failed Business Ventures an Indication of Harrison’s Managerial Skills?

Harrison is a businessman who has had his share of successes and failures. But politics isn’t generally a forgiving arena, and his critics have already started attacking his failures as [...]

P.M. on Cruise Ship Cancellations

In the past few days the cruise sector has reeled and rocked after several cruise ships were unable to offload passengers in heavy winds and rough seas. For those not [...]

Is Government Saving for Rainy Days Post Petrocaribe Funds?

With low oil prices on the global market of late there have been concerns of a fallout from the Petrocaribe oil agreement.  While Jamaica, which is also party to the [...]

Mediation Falls Apart, BGYEA Prepares to Return to Court against G.O.B.

  At last check a few weeks ago, the Belize Grassroots Youth Empowerment Association, BGYEA, was in mediation with government over the proposed use of a buffer zone near Harmonyville [...]

BTL and BEL Acquisitions to be Heard in CCJ

BTL Employees’ Trust, British Caribbean Bank and Fortis Energy International continue to campaign for Belize Telemedia Limited and Belize Electricity Limited to be returned to them, but money in the [...]

What’s at Stake Should Government Lose Nationalization Case?

Barrow says all is in play. The biggest stakes center on the controversial Eighth Constitutional Amendment which purported to vest all of Belize’s utility companies in the control of the [...]

Roger Anthony and Kendis Flowers Out on Bail

  Two Ghost Town men, including alleged leader Roger Anthony, are tonight out on bail for the attempted murder of Shelly Meighan, the mother of Ellis and Tyron Meighan. Anthony [...]

Coastguard Graduates Recruit Intake 5

The Belize National Coast Guard held a passing out ceremony today where forty-four young recruits joined the ranks of the organization.  Dozens of invited guests, including family and friends, as [...]

Teachers Unions Hold Regional Conference in Belize

There is an important executive meeting underway at the Belize Biltmore Plaza. For the first time, the Caribbean Union of Teachers has chosen Belize as the host country for its [...]

Cruise Ships Cancel Calls on Belize on Thanksgiving Day! Bad Weather to Blame

For a second consecutive day, cruise ships calling to port on Belize have cancelled their visits due to inclement weather.  The sea state since Wednesday morning remains choppy, as we [...]

Significant Loss of Revenue Estimated As Tourists Head to Other Destinations

From a dollars and sense perspective, the two-day loss has amounted to approximately one point eight million Belize dollars in revenue, notwithstanding the head tax that would have been collected [...]

Wilser Echevarria Remanded for Theft, Murder Charge Still Pending

Tonight, the fate of eighteen-year-old Wilser Echevarria rests in the hands of Director of Public Prosecution Cheryl-Lynn Vidal. When Belmopan Police did not seek her advice while attempting to arraign [...]

D.P.P. Comments on Case of Murdered Panamanian Diplomat

It is supreme irony that the law now, at least in this particular case, demands consultation with the D.P.P.  The memo and directive which resulted in the delayed arraignment for [...]

Can the Police Department and D.P.P.’s Office Mend Fences?

So with all that said, is there hope for collaboration between the Police Department and the D.P.P.’s Office? With so much at stake, can there be some efficient, effective partnership [...]

Ladyville Police Accused of Beating Alleged Burglar to a Pulp

A reported burglary in Ladyville during which almost four hundred thousand dollars in jewelry is said to have been stolen has resulted in another case of police brutality.  According to [...]

Melonie Coye Versus Arthur Saldivar in Court

The case against attorney Arthur Saldivar, who represented the Coye family in a money laundering case against the Financial Intelligence Unit, continued today in the Supreme Court.  Saldivar is the [...]

Lands Commissioner Wilbert Vallejos Testifies in Pickwoad Land Case

Belizean-American Bernadette Pickwood claims that the Ministry of Natural Resources improperly took away her land in Belama Phase One for alleged lack of development and soon thereafter relatives of the [...]

Punta Gorda Police Officers Beat Murder Rap in Dangriga Court

Two P.G. cops are tonight free of the July 2012 murder of Michael “Street” Valerio. Valerio was beaten to death allegedly by Police Constables Frederico Tush and Modesto Cucul in [...]

Senate Debates Petrocaribe Loan Motion

The Senate met on Wednesday to discuss the Alba Petrocaribe Loan Motion. It has been a controversial topic and one which has inspired passion from politicians on both sides of [...]