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David Nanes Dominates Debate During House Meeting

The house met today in Belmopan for the approval of more than forty million dollars being spent in three months but it is the curious tale of multi-millionaire fugitive David [...]

PM Admits Nanes Debacle Has Created Tension with Mexico

But speaking on a more serious note, P.M. Barrow expressed that he greatly regrets the Nanes situation which has created some tension with our northernmost neighbour who had requested the [...]

PM Addresses Corruption in Immigration

After that apology of sorts to Mexico, P.M. Barrow also embarked on a variation of his infamous ‘for God’s sake stop it’ exhortation, and again…the issue is corruption in immigration [...]

$44.7 Million in Petrocaribe Money, Was It Used for Electioneering?

Today’s sitting of the House of Representatives was the last of this year, and the one usually reserved for the only bit of goodwill and cheer ever seen in that [...]

Opposition Chides Barrow Administration on Distribution of Flood Relief Funds

While there is some issue from the Opposition on the use of more than four million dollars on quote unquote flood relief just before elections, a major point of contention [...]

Toledo West Area Rep Comes Out Swinging on Flood Relief Efforts

The always feisty member for Toledo West, Oscar Requeña was on fire this morning, claiming that while Belize City residents got stoves and refrigerators, all the people of Toledo got [...]

Is Belize Prepared for Mass Cuban Influx?

Costa Rican and Belizean officials are in negotiations over the fate of thousands of Cuban refugees stranded in Costa Rica for weeks where they were detained as they made their [...]

PM Says There Are More Questions Than Answers

According to the Prime Minister, there are more questions than answers and a whole lot of verification that would need to be done. One question which immediately arises, says the [...]

New Allegations of Immigration Hustle in Bella Vista

G.O.B. has come under intense scrutiny for the fact that when fugitive David Schnitzer Nanes was caught and released he had every form of Belizean I.D. it is possible to [...]

More from PM on Immigration Fiasco

As you saw, when the Prime Minister was protected by the parliamentary privilege afforded in the House, he was quick to make a connection between the alleged Immigration scam artist [...]

Psychologist Florence Dillett Joins Investigation into Deadly Hostel Fire

Three young girls perished in a fire at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel seven days ago. The details provided so far are less than convincing and questions continue to linger [...]

Couple Attacked, Wife Sexually Assaulted During Home Invasion in Burrell Boom

Police are investigating a home invasion that occurred on Thursday night in Burrell Boom, Belize District. The residence of the Honorary Counsel of Lebanon and businessman Sarkis Abou Nehra was [...]

Fire in San Pedro Guts Two-storey Building

Authorities on San Pedro Ambergris Caye are trying to determine the cause of a fire that completely destroyed a two-storey building in the island.  The fire started shortly after two [...]

Women Caught Stealing Underwear are Granted Bail

Two women who were captured on surveillance camera footage stealing more than two hundred pieces of underwear are out on bail. Donela Smith and Johny Netty Lopez were seen stealing [...]

Cost of Local Sugar to Increase in January

The price of white sugar on the domestic market will increase from fifty cents per pound in January 2016. A Statutory Instrument was signed today setting the maximum price to [...]

Sugar Crop Scheduled to Begin on December Seventh

The C.E.O. also provides an update in respect of sugar industry. A new crop season begins this Monday.   Via Phone: Jose Alpuche, C.E.O., Ministry of Agriculture “As they said [...]

Regional CXC Awards Ceremony Held in Belize

This week, top achievers from the Caribbean have been in Belize to be recognized for their impressive performances at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) C.X.C.  An award ceremony paying [...]

47th Meeting of CXC Concludes at the Radisson

A press conference following the meeting of the Caribbean Examinations Council was held this afternoon at the Radisson.  While the panel gave an update on matters that were discussed during [...]