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Bradley Paumen Gets Bail

The relief on Bradley Paumen’s face was clear this afternoon as Justice Antoinette Moore granted him Supreme Court bail. Paumen has spent seven nights behind bars awaiting a process which [...]

Mechanic Lisburn Anderson Out on Bail

Another man who spent seven nights behind bars with Paumen is Lisburn Anderson. He also received bail today from Justice Moore in the sum of fifteen thousand dollars and two [...]

Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia on Bradley Paumen

As we said, Bradley Paumen was before the courts this afternoon in Belmopan and secured bail for a slew of charges relating to a murder for hire plot he allegedly [...]

P.U.P. National Executive Sworn In

The new National Executive of the People’s United Party under the leadership of John Briceño was sworn in this morning at Independence Hall on Queen Street. A former minister and [...]

Assets Will Be Put in Trust for the P.U.P.

Today’s swearing in was done at Independence Hall, the traditional and emotional home of the People’s United Party. But emotion aside, the assets of the Party, including Independence Hall, the [...]

1300 Teachers May Lose Their Jobs

For years, the issue of the teachers training has been on the drawing board at the Ministry of Education. According to recent figures, only about forty percent of primary school [...]

Hugo Casanova and Melin Vasquez Are Back in Belize

Belizeans Milin Vasquez and Hugo Casanova were serving time behind bars in neighboring Chetumal since February 2013. They were arrested when they were busted at the house of notorious Mexican [...]

Minister John Saldivar Talks About Murder Rate

There have been fifteen murders since the start of the New Year. In January alone, there were thirteen; and since the start of the month, a double homicide in Orange [...]

Minister Heredia Supports Harvest Caye Project

A twenty-five-year exclusive contract has been awarded to Norwegian Cruise Lines for the controversial southern cruise port at Harvest Caye. The matter was taken to the House of Representatives at [...]

Blackadore Caye Project Supported By G.O.B.

Hollywood Actor Leonardo Di Caprio is planning to build a massive and impressive resort at Blackadore Caye in San Pedro which he hopes to open in 2018. Plans for the [...]

$17 Million Municipal Airstrip Almost Completed

The Belize Tourism Board reported last week that tourism numbers for 2015 were impressive with growth in airport arrivals. These numbers are expected to grow even further this year. This [...]

How Will the P.U.P. Finance Operations?

Earlier we told you about the swearing in of John Briceño as the new leader of the P.U.P.  Briceño confirmed that following his round of meetings post-Convention victory, he has [...]

The Next Challenge for the P.U.P. is Village Council Election

The first real test of the P.U.P.’s strength, unity and energy will come in just a matter of weeks – Village Council elections. Briceño acknowledged the challenges facing the party [...]

Loss of Correspondent Bank Relationships Has Severe Economic Impact

Moody’s Investors Service has just concluded a visit to Belize; the correspondent banking issue was at the centre of discussions with major players. The report issued at the end of [...]

FIU/Customs Department Sign MOU to Strengthen Domestic Enforcement

This afternoon in Belize City, the new Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit Joy Grant and Comptroller of Customs Victor Recinos signed a memorandum of understanding intended to strengthen domestic [...]

Belmopan Resident Succumbs To Injuries from RTA

On Tuesday, Egbert Ferguson succumbed to injuries sustained in a traffic accident between Miles seventeen and eighteen on the George Price Highway. Tonight we can report that there is another [...]

Ministry of Tourism Donates Vehicles to Ministry of National Security

Crime has been affecting Belize as a tourism destination. The Ministry of Tourism is hoping to undo any fear of crime that would dissuade potential visitors to the Jewel. This [...]