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Hanky Panky in the Elections and Boundaries Department?

Election fever has brought with it a flurry of activities, including a ramping up of door-to-door campaigning by the mass parties, as well as their respective candidates.  At the elections [...]

Employee of Elections & Boundaries Office Assaulted

That female officer, we are told, has recorded a statement with Benque Viejo Police.  Meanwhile, in Belize City, a similar incident occurred two hours earlier.  According to the Chief Elections [...]

Financial Secretary Says G.O.B. Spent $300M in Petrocaribe Money

Where the Ministry of Finance is concerned, the buck stops at Financial Secretary Joe Waight. So when we got the opportunity on Thursday, we asked him about a variety of [...]

Waight Says G.O.B. May Pay $200M More for B.T.L.

Waight also spoke on the matter of the settlement for B.T.L….particularly the arbitration ruling. The PM has said that it was his hope that the sixty million dollars paid based [...]

How Much Was Denys Barrow Paid in Legal Fees?

And since we had the Fin Sec there, we also asked about the legal fees paid for certain select attorneys including the brother of the Prime Minister. Waight didn’t have [...]

COLA Holds Public Meeting in Pickstock

COLA, for some time, has been calling for the head of the Foreign Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington. Their campaign started when an effigy of the Minister was burnt in front [...]

Belize City Man Beats Third Murder Charge

Gabriel Salazar has beaten a third murder charge, the latest one from the Court of Appeal this week.  On July fifteenth, 2013, more than two years ago, Salazar was acquitted [...]

Chief Justice Dismisses Haynes Application

Criminal figure, Errol Haynes aka “Butchy”, who was handed down a sentence of three years plus fined ten thousand dollars when he did not show up for his drug related [...]

FCIB Employees Protest

With time running out, this morning and during the lunch hour, employees at all branches of the First Caribbean Bank were protesting since they have been unable to reach agreement [...]

CWU President Says Bank is Disrespectful

Matura-Shepherd says that the Bank is plain disrespectful towards the workers and is holding them to ransom unwilling to negotiate. Aside from the exit package, there is the issue of [...]

When Will FCIB Depart?

According to Matura-Shepherd, the union has been unable to get a response on the exit date of F.C.I.B. She believes that information has to be known.   Audrey Matura-Shepherd, President, [...]

Election Stakeholders Meet to Discuss November 4th

This morning at the ITVET in Belize City, political parties, their prospective candidates, as well as all public officers assigned to the upcoming general elections met to discuss a comprehensive [...]

BPP Candidate Says Elections & Boundaries is Pussyfooting

On Thursday, BPP’s national campaign manager Robert ‘Bobby’ Lopez called to question the Election and Boundaries Department’s lateness in releasing the voters list.  Lopez told the media during a press [...]

Chief Elections Officer Speaks on Election List

While the BPP has lashed out against the Elections and Boundaries Department concerning its tardiness in distributing the voters list, Tamai told the media this morning that the revision of [...]

Public/Private Sector Attends Business Forum

As we told you on Thursday, the Prime Minister hosted an economic forum which charts a course for public/private collaboration on the development of the country. It’s an initiative which [...]