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American Producer from ABC Murdered Near Resort in Cayo

Two weeks ago a Canadian filmmaker, Matthiew Klinck was murdered at his house in Selena in the Cayo District. Tonight, there is another murder to report which gives Belize a [...]

A Vacation Gone Terribly Wrong

Swaney was the executive producer of online operations at ABC 7 in Chicago, Illinois.  The news of her demise spread quickly at ABC where her colleagues are still in shock. [...]

Bradley Paumen Out on Bail

But a U.S. businessman is facing some serious charges in Belize for allegedly ordering a hit on four persons.  Last week, Bradley Paumen, the owner of Dark Night tours, was [...]

Police to Levy Additional Charges on Paumen

Bradley Paumen’s legal troubles are bad enough, but he may soon be facing additional charges. Remember Michael Modiri, the man police believe was the target of a hit man hired [...]

M.O.A. Officials Return to Belize after Rice Discussions in Guyana

Government is proposing a bilateral arrangement with Guyana which it hopes will settle the controversy surrounding the importation of rice. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture Gaspar Vega, along [...]

G.O.B. Takes Jack Charles’ Place as Potential Rice Importers

According to Minister Vega, the effect of the meeting and the resultant agreement simply means that the sustainability of the local rice industry is of utmost priority, a roundabout way [...]

What Do Discussions Mean for Local Rice Producers?

Attorney Eamon Courtenay, who represents the Mennonite communities of Shipyard, Blue Creek and Spanish Lookout, has been following the situation closely.  He explains the effects the proposed agreement would have [...]

Gaspar Vega Denies Political Interference in Carrot Importation

From rice to carrots, the Ministry of Agriculture has had his hands full over the past few weeks.  Last Friday, we reported on farmers in San Carlos, Orange Walk who [...]

PM Barrow Holds Discussions with Guatemalan Foreign Minister

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is in Guatemala City where he attended the inauguration of President Jimmy Morales on Thursday and returns to the country on Sunday.  In his thirty-four minute [...]

Territorial Claim Remains a Matter of Priority

The territorial claim to Belize is a matter of priority on the national agenda of successive governments. Last year a number of incidents occurred at the Sarstoon River in the [...]

PM Speaks on Sarstoon Forward Operating Base

On Wednesday, we heard from Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales in respect of the Forward Operating Base that is being constructed on the banks of the Sarstoon River and not [...]

G.O.B. Takes Multi-million Dollar Hit in Supreme Court

The Government of Belize was dealt a massive blow in the Supreme Court this morning, where Justice Courtney Abel ruled that the raid on the offices of Titan International Securities [...]

Attorneys for Titan Says G.O.B. Needs To Return Documents

Is government mandated to return the files taken from Titan International Securities?  That’s what we asked Courtenay today.  He says that government is yet to return a number of documents [...]

Francis Fonseca Explains Why He Came Back

Who will be the leader of the People’s United Party on February first? That’s the million dollar political question. The candidates are Francis Fonseca, John Briceño and Cordel Hyde, and [...]

Fonseca Says P.U.P. Will Emerge Stronger from Convention

Many political observers believe that this is the worst of times for the battered grand ole Party which hasn’t won an election since 2003. It’s been said that no matter [...]

Fonseca Says Things have Changed Since 2008

Fonseca says he has managed to mount the only national slate and is confident that he will be returned as Party Leader. Still, he is cognizant that the road ahead [...]

Fonseca Says His Team is Running a Clean Campaign

And to wrap up Fonseca’s extended interview today, he spoke about the increasingly nasty, personal attacks on social media. It’s been pointed out repeatedly that the attacks are coming from [...]

Blackadore Caye Proposal Launches to Mixed Reviews

Blackadore Caye is an unpopulated one hundred and four-acre untouched island west of San Pedro Ambergris Caye. Located twenty minutes away by boat, the caye is in proximity to the [...]

Anthony Ross Joins Land Rights Commission

The Toledo Land Rights Commission was formally introduced earlier today during a press conference at the Radisson.  The working group which is responsible for carrying out the consent order of [...]

P.U.P. Faithful Celebrate Birthday of Rt. Hon George Price

The Father of the Nation, Honourable George Price, would have been ninety-seven today. The political icon died in September, 2011, and each year the P.U.P.’s leaders and many of the [...]

Magistrates and Support Staff on Two Day Retreat

The lower courts across the country suspended session today to give way to magistrates and their support staff to meet in a two day retreat at the Best Western Belize [...]

….Discussions Center on Enhanced Provision of Justice

Then there is the move to install a drug treatment court which deals with issues of addiction. Several CARICOM countries already have theirs in place. Though lagging behind, Belize is [...]