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Chief Elections Officer Comes Under Fire for Alleged Elections Irregularities

Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai has come under some scrutiny after a letter bearing today’s date accuses her of serious elections irregularities in the last stretch to the November fourth [...]

Josephine Tamai Responds to P.U.P. Allegations…

Tamai says that whether August had blank proxy forms in his possession or not is not her concern, since the forms are available to the public on their website. But [...]

…Assertions Are Nothing More than Political Mischief

Finally, Tamai told us that she didn’t realize that August had her on speaker-phone, but denies giving any instructions at all to any Elections and Boundaries staff member through August’s [...]

C.E.O. Tamai Says Proxy System is Above Board and Transparent

The People’s United Party has called on the Elections and Boundaries Office to provide transparency where the register of proxy voters is concerned and to allow them to inspect the [...]

FirstCaribbean Bank Employees Take to the Picket Line

A fresh round of protests began today by employees of the CIBC First Caribbean Bank. As early as seven-thirty, employees who are members of the Christian Workers Union, demonstrated in [...]

Viola Pook Sentenced to 8 Years for Manslaughter of Common-Law Husband

Viola Pook, the woman who doused her common-law husband Orlando Vasquez with kerosene on New Year’s Eve of 2008, and set him on fire was sentenced today by Judge Adolph [...]

COLA Questions Authenticity of P.M.’s Comments on Guatemalan President Elect

Guatemala’s territorial dispute has become a highly charged political issue exacerbated by recent statements made by the new leader of Guatemala.  COLA has been leading the charge against the government [...]

Mexican Government Funds Multi-purpose Sports Building at Marion Jones

Today, the media was called out to the launch of a new multi-purpose sports building to be located at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. It will be [...]

Ministry of Health Offers Free Medical Services

In the runoff to the elections, the Ministry of Health today announced a slew of free medical services it is offering.  M.O.H. announced that along with the Belize Cancer Society, [...]

B.P.P. Launches Progressive Plan of Action

The two mass political parties, the People’s United Party and the United Democratic Party, launched the manifestos last week. Today, the Belize Progressive party which says it is fielding twenty-five [...]

Chester Williams Says ‘No Comment’ on GSU Investigation

As we reported on Monday, very serious allegations have been made against officers of the Gang Suppression Unit. They are accused of raiding the homes of three families in San [...]

Outgoing Sports Minister Beats His Chest Over Incomplete Stadium

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex – even saying it leaves a sour taste in your mouth. The state-of-the-art dream has been thrown about for years…under construction for about seven of [...]

Herman Longsworth Came and Went, Still No Berger Field

Since this is Longsworth’s last hurray as Minister of State, we also asked about Berger Field. That forlorn field on Vernon Street in the city was one of Longsworth’s campaign [...]

Villagers Protest Building of Agriculture Center on Communal Land

Dozens of residents from the southern community of Jalacte are up in arms over the construction of an Agriculture Learning Center on their communal lands without consultations with them by [...]

G.O.B. Did Not Consult with Maya Community Before Building

Maya property rights have been affirmed multiple times through an unbroken chain of court decisions with the final decision at the Caribbean Court of Justice consented to by the Government [...]

T.Y. Debuts ‘Born and Grow’

Twenty-seven year old Tyrone Linares is taking the local music scene by storm. The Jane Usher Boulevard youth is a member of the group, All God Sons and goes by [...]