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PM Barrow Tells Opposition Come Clean

Today’s sitting of the House of Representatives was reserved for the presentation of the 2015-2016 Budget, the eighth of the Barrow administration. Later in our newscast we’ll have an extensive [...]

Former PM Said Musa Says Allegations are Old News

With that acerbic statement, it was on to the reading of the Budget, and there is where it would have ended today. But the man to whom many of the [...]

P.U.P. Leader Dismisses PM’s Call

P.U.P., Leader Francis Fonseca was absent his seat for the back and forth between Musa and the Prime Minister – which was both awkward and vicious. But he dismissed the [...]

Will There Be a Challenge to the P.U.P.’s Leader?

Even without the heat generated by that fiery recording, Fonseca is at a most difficult time in his political leadership. In some quarters there is criticism that he has been [...]

Espat Requests Public Apology

Relations between former Party Leader, John Briceño, and current P.U.P. Deputy Leader, Julius Espat, remain tense following the release of the clandestine recording on Tuesday. Briceño levied serious allegations against [...]

2015-2016 Budget Reveals “Muscular Spending”

Just before midday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow made his 2015-2016 Budget presentation which he promised would be the shortest ever, but which still ran for forty-nine minutes. He prefaced the [...]

Budget Will Remain Focused On Development

For fiscal year 2014/2015, there is a projected overall deficit of one hundred and forty-one million dollars, a two point five percent increase from its initial estimate. That, says Prime [...]

PM Barrow Breaks down Petrocaribe

Seventy-two million dollars of the one hundred and forty-one million dollar deficit was financed through draw-downs from Petrocaribe monies. According to the Prime Minister, for the eighth consecutive year there [...]

Economic Growth Expected in 2015

With that look at the projected deficit and surplus for 2014-2015, the Prime Minister turned to the outlook for the rest of the year, and expressed optimism and an expectation [...]

Infrastructural Bonanza Will Continue, Says PM

The Prime Minister says that the priorities of the 2015/2016 budget will be in line with those of previous years, and while they have done so much, Belizeans can expect [...]

Penner Walks after Appeal Dismissed

Former Minister of State Elvin Penner arrived in court with heavy police protection after being egged on his previous appearance in court.  Back in 2013, Penner was found to have [...]

Noh Mul Case Moved Back To Corozal

There was another big case before the courts today. On Wednesday, Magistrate Hurl Hamilton transferred the case of the destruction of the Noh Mul Archeological Site to Belize City due [...]

Institute of Archaeology Disappointed with Delay

But is justice delayed justice denied? Representatives from the Institute of Archeology and CTV-Three from Orange Walk were all present at court today to testify in the case. Prosecutor Leeroy [...]

Boots Crescent Resident Shot by Police

There was a shooting incident on Thursday night on Central American Boulevard.  Sometime around nine-thirty, Belize City police responded to a report of gunshots in the vicinity of Port Loyola [...]

Gunplay in Ladyville Leaves Resident Critical

A resident of Vista Del Mar, Ladyville is tonight at the K.H.M.H. in a critical condition following an attempted murder in the village just before ten on Thursday night. Three [...]

Teen Arrested in Roaring Creek Murder

Since the start of the year, there have been five murders and several shootings in the Belmopan Area. So far, the murders of Yaima Ledesma, Emerson Daly Junior, Feliciano Noralez [...]

Tour Guides Conclude Training

Tourism is a huge income earner for Belize, which means that to remain competitive with other destinations; services need to complement the tourism product. This morning, about a hundred persons [...]

Fair Addresses Kidney Health Concerns

On the occasion of World Kidney Day, a health fair was held by the Kidney Association and partners encouraging persons to get a true picture of their overall health.  There [...]