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Anthony Sabal versus Frank “Pawpa” Mena in the Dangriga Bye-Elections

As we bring you the news tonight, Elections and Boundaries officials, escorted by Police, are transporting boxes from six polling areas to the Father Phillip Marin Parish Hall where they [...]

Voter Turnout at the Polls

The last figures for voters’ turnout in the Dangriga bye-elections were issued at five this evening, an hour before the polls closed. That figure stood at fifty-three percent and the [...]

P.U.P. Leader Calls for Castro to be Removed

On Friday, Minister of State Edmond Castro took a devastating personal, if not political blow, when he was advised to discontinue a defamation case against visa scandal whistleblower, Alvarene Burgess, [...]

PM says Castro Ain’t Going Anywhere

Of course, that call by the Opposition at this point is nothing more than a rhetorical flourish. Castro’s involvement in a visa scam is a moot point because he recently [...]

Fonseca Comments on “Pawpa” Mena’s Visa Memo

And since the P.U.P. is on the subject of visas and a visa scam, Fonseca is also taking a hard look at the U.D.P. Dangriga candidate, Frank “Pawpa” Mena. Just [...]

PM Has No Praises for Catholic Church and Father Leslie

On Tuesday night, P.U.P. Leader Francis Fonseca praised Senator Father Noel Leslie and the Roman Catholic Church. Leslie and the Church have called on the government to repeal the controversial [...]

Barrow Comments on Latest Secret Recording from Hulse

On Tuesday night we told you about a recording – another recording – of senior U.D.P. former Minister Melvin Hulse. In that recording Hulse claims that the U.D.P. will need [...]

6 Prisoners Escape from the Benque Viejo Jail

Six Honduran nationals have escaped from the Benque Viejo Police Station—only one has been recaptured up to news time. Did they have help from the inside? Well, that’s what we [...]

Cardinal Lemott Detained for Murder

A teen believed to have been involved in the brutal murder of two American nationals in Teakettle more than a month ago was apprehended this weekend in Belize City. Due [...]

Sandra Perez Acquitted

A woman who was accused of stabbing a man once in the abdomen is tonight free of charges of Grievous Harm and Use of Deadly Means of Harm upon Kenrick [...]

Is G.O.B. Responsible for the Alleged Wrongful Death of PC Dean Yearwood?

Will G.O.B. be held liable for the alleged wrongful death of Police Corporal Dean Yearwood, who was shot to death by another cop back in 2013 during a robbery in [...]

Live from Dangriga Bye-Elections 2015

The ballot boxes from six polling stations have arrive at the Father Phillip Marin Parish Hall in Dangriga where counting is about to get underway to determine the new area [...]

Revising the Manatee Recovery Plan

Will Belize’s manatees get the help that they need? For a very long time we have reported on the cases of manatee injury and deaths. Over the past few years [...]

Preliminary Round of National Song Competition 2015

Musical content, lyrics and stage performance….the first round, to determine the winners of the 2015 National Song Competition, is in full gear. This weekend, in Belize City and Punta Gorda, [...]

Unions Maintain Salary Adjustments Are Not From Petrocaribe Funds

In early June, the government announced that teachers and public officers will be receiving a whopping eight percent increase as a salary adjustment. Some, but not all public officers, are [...]

Union Presidents Explain Formula for Salary Adjustments

The Collective Bargaining Agreement is for a three-year period, but was in the pipeline for six years. Back in 2008, the proposals were for a thirty percent adjustment for teachers [...]

A New Licensing Regime for Teachers

But salaries aside, there is another issue that teachers are confronting. It has to do with licenses, which come 2016 will be mandatory. Those who have not obtained a valid [...]