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Unauthorized Entry! Mysterious Aircraft Lands at Municipal Airstrip

A small twin-engine plane landed at the Municipal Airstrip at around five-thirty this morning – before the facility opens at six. There is no sign of the pilot, passengers or [...]

P.U.P. Says P.M. Barrow Entered into Secret Agreement with Fortis

In August of 2015, the Prime Minister announced that he had reached a settlement with Fortis over the nationalization of Belize Electricity Limited. He announced at the time that the [...]

Is BECOL Indemnified Against Legal Action?

Shoman says that the secret agreement serves to indemnify BECOL against any regularity or legal action which may be brought for the next twenty years – and also commits G.O.B. [...]

P.M. Barrow Dismisses Claim on Statement of Comfort

While the People’s United Party was disclosing what it calls a secret deal at Independence Hall, the Prime Minister was at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital attending the handing over [...]

BECOL Exempted from Taxes, PM Says It’s Nothing Unusual

Barrow also told the media that at the time when government took over B.E.L., Belize Electric Company Limited was not on the table and that the government will never go [...]

Senator Lisa Shoman Says Agreement Provides No Comfort for Belizeans

But is this just much ado over nothing? That question came up at the press briefing this morning, since the Prime Minister had made mention of a statement of comfort [...]

Maya Leaders Protest in Punta Gorda, Case Against Santa Cruz 13 Adjourned

A protest was held today in Punta Gorda where another court appearance of the Santa Cruz Thirteen took place before Magistrate Emerson Banner. Supporters gathered around the courthouse in solidarity [...]

Jalacte Residents Irate Over Building of Agriculture Office

Mis expressed frustration that Maya communal lands, particularly in the village of Jalacte, are still being accessed and used for public purpose without the consent of villagers.  The inauguration of [...]

P.M. Barrow Tongue-lashes Guatemala’s President Elect

The president-elect of Guatemala, Carlos Jimmy Morales, assumes office in January 2016.  And since his landslide victory on Sunday, he has been making statements on a number of issues. Belizeans [...]

O.A.S. Welcome to Observe General Elections

There have been sparks of violence going into the November fourth elections. A fire destroyed the campaign office U.D.P. standard bearer Ralph Huang last Monday and over the weekend, with [...]

Did P.M. Barrow Give Farewell Address to Media Today?

Next week Wednesday, Belizeans will head to the polls to elect a new government, one year and half before the term of the Barrow administration was to expire. At an [...]

GSU Commander Campaigns in the Media

The Gang Suppression Unit has come under fire for early morning weekend raids on homes belonging to P.U.P. supporters in the community of San Jose in the Orange Walk District. [...]

Commander Mark Flowers on GSU’s Weekend Activity

The GSU’s weekend adventures, according to Flowers, led them from San Jose to the Belize Central Prison on a hunt for an elusive and perhaps mythical firearm. They never did [...]

San Pedro Cabdriver Shot in Broad Day

There was a brazen daylight shooting in San Pedro this afternoon, and it happened right next to the very crowded airstrip. Thirty-one year old taxi-man Juan Menjivar was allegedly at [...]

Trio Await Their Fate in Murder Trial

A trio of Belize City men, accused of the November 2012 murder of Belize Defense Force soldier James Noralez, appeared before Justice Troadio Gonzalez today where submissions in the matter [...]

BATSUB Heads to Gales Point for Jungle Warfare Training

The Belize Defense Force and the British Army Support Unit teamed up today for a joint training exercise to sharpen the skills of the two armies. Belize offers the right [...]

PICU Officially Launched at the K.H.M.H.

A unit retrofitted with numerous incubators, quarters for doctors and nurses as well as a waiting area for families was inaugurated at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital as its new [...]