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P.M. Barrow Reacts to Otto Perez Molina Stepping Down as Guatemalan President

There is a new president in Guatemala; he is Alejandro Maldonado, who will serve until January when a new president takes office. His installation came within hours of the resignation [...]

P.M. Sorry to See Guatemalan President Resign

Former President, Otto Perez Molina, who is in lockdown tonight before another Court appearance on Friday, was in Belize in December 2014. That’s when Belize and Guatemala officially signed off [...]

What Would a Baldizon Presidency Mean for Belize?

The first round of voting in Guatemalan elections is scheduled for September sixth. Since Perez Molina’s resignation at midnight, polls show that the front-runner Manuel Baldizon from the Renewed Democratic [...]

…But What if Sandra Torres Were to Win?

And it is likely that a surprise victory by Sandra Torres, currently running third in consecutive polls, wouldn’t be a bad thing either. Torres is the ex-wife of former President [...]

Several Persons Injured in Collision on Crooked Tree Causeway

A near-fatal collision this afternoon along the Crooked Tree causeway has left several persons, including two minors, hospitalized with varying degrees of injuries.  Sometime around three o’clock, a grey Toyota [...]

Glenford Vernon Murdered on Castle Street

There was a murder in the old capital this afternoon and at this point, there are only preliminary reports about what happened on Castle Street. Just before two this afternoon, [...]

National Bank Opens Belize City Branch

Exactly two years ago, on September second 2013, the National Bank of Belize opened its doors for the first time in Belmopan. The mandate was clear cut – the provision [...]

When Will the Next General Elections Be Called?

The region’s focus is on Guatemala, and on elections there set for September sixth.  But a little closer to home, there is much speculation about our own general elections. The [...]

COLA Reboots and Stays on Course with Anti-government Campaign

COLA is stepping up its aggressive campaign called Protect Belize, Build the Base Now.  As its slogan proclaims, the organization wants the government to proceed with the construction of a [...]

P.M. Wishes COLA Well in Ongoing Public Campaign

While COLA continues to implement what shows promise of being a very muscular campaign, the group, headed by President Geovanni Brackett, has gotten the attention of the Prime Minister. His [...]

B.D.F. and Guatemalan Military Encounters are Routine – P.M. Barrow

COLA’s campaign has been focused on the Sarstoon and the need for a military presence at that location. It is a cry that has resonated, especially after footage last week [...]

Bodyguard turned Alleged Murderer Shocks P.M. Barrow

The officer assigned to the PM’s wife as her personal security was arrested and charged for murder on Tuesday. The fact that police believe one of their own cold-bloodedly murdered [...]

B.D.F Soldiers Complete Skills Training with U.S.M.C.

More than twenty B.D.F. officers are now trained on marksmanship and combat readiness. The month-long training was carried out by the United States Marine Corps and a ceremony was held [...]

No Worries About Petrocaribe Debt Says P.M.

With general elections looming…less than six months away according to the Prime Minister, one of the Opposition’s main criticisms looks to be centred on Petrocaribe – or more accurately the [...]

Meet and Greet on George Street and Rocky Road

The north and south eastern divisions of the Belize Police Department are partnering to tackle crime in the city. Today, they were out in the George Street area talking to [...]

Frankie Reneau at the Bliss this Friday

The national celebrations wouldn’t be complete without Francis “Frankie” Reneau. He returns every year to put on a one-of-a-kind show and on Friday night at the Bliss Center for the [...]

Mas Camp Fever Takes Over Belize City

Day two of mas camps took place on Wednesday night with four bands showing off their costumes and revelry. The more experienced bands came out in full strength with spectacular [...]