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Cabinet Reshuffle: Saldivar Gone as Minister of Police!

On Friday, on his return from the U.S., Prime Minister Dean Barrow stated clearly that he had not reached the point where he would move on Minister John Saldivar as [...]

Godwin Hulse is the New Minister of Police

On the face of it, the move may appear to be little more than a slap on the wrist – to improve the optics of the situation, to borrow a [...]

Attorney General Vanessa Retreage is now Minister of Natural Resources

The Ministry of Natural Resources, arguably the most powerful portfolio, is in the hands of an unelected newcomer to politics, Attorney-General Vanessa Retreage. That had to have made for an [...]

What’s the Status of Local Investigation into William ‘Danny’ Mason?

The Prime Minister claimed that he made the decision to remove Saldivar largely because of the optics. He was the Minister of National Security in charge of the Police conducting [...]

PM Says Godwin Hulse’s Mandate on Mason Investigation is Clear

As to the actual investigation, PM Barrow says that whether he says it out loud or not, the mandate of Minister of Police Godwin Hulse, especially where the Mason investigation [...]

Is Godwin Hulse Effective at Putting Out G.O.B.’s Many Fires?

Senator Minister Godwin Hulse seems to have become, in the PM’s words, Government’s firefighter – first in Immigration, then Natural Resources and now the Police. But has he really been [...]

Former Immigration CEO Ruth Meighan Denied Entry into the U.S.

This morning, News Five was able to confirm with multiple sources that NEMO C.E.O. Ruth Meighan was denied entry into the US and turned back to Belize. It allegedly happened [...]

How Well Did ACP Broaster Know Danny Mason?

As we said earlier, it is known that William Mason was also highly connected with senior members of the police department. Today, ACP Edward Broaster also acknowledged that he met [...]

A Honduran National is Chopped to Death in Hattieville

A Honduran national was murdered on Saturday afternoon at Mile fourteen on the George Price Highway. The victim, Geovanni Rosales, was chopped on the arm, shoulder and neck and had [...]

Tragic Mishap Claims Life of a Well-known Public Officer

Just after six on Saturday morning, a senior public officer was hit in front of the Novelo’s Terminal, Belize City, by a vehicle driven by Victor Gibbs. Emily Guy and [...]

PM Says There’s no Need for International Investigation into William Mason

Back to the Prime Minister’s press conference. The Opposition and other organizations have maintained the call for an independent investigation into the gruesome murder of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas. They say [...]

Will Corruption Tarnish PM Barrow’s Legacy?

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has done the improbable – securing a third term for the United Democratic Party. But now he has to make it through that third term with [...]

Police Recover Weapon Allegedly Used in Burrell Boom Robbery

A firearm that is prohibited in Belize was discovered by police in the village of Burrell Boom, Belize District. Last week Friday, officers attached to the Boom precinct confiscated the [...]

Fast Moving Weather System This Way Comes

We will have detailed report on the unnamed weather system, classified by the National Hurricane Center as Invest Ninety-seven L, which continues to make its way across the eastern and [...]

Central Bank Governor to Demit Office in September

The tenure of Glenford Ysaguirre as Governor of the Central Bank of Belize comes to an end in September when his contract expires.  Ysaguirre, who assumed the post in 2008, [...]

Business Senator Analyzes Glen Ysaguirre’s Letter to Fin. Sec. Joe Waight

The dismal state of Belize’s economy remains an area of grave concern for the business community, particularly in light of a recent letter by outgoing governor Glen Ysaguirre to Financial [...]

Senator Says Government is Yet to Talk About Adjustments

The issue of foreign exchange was also highlighted by Central Bank Governor Glenford Ysaguirre. He warned that domestic adjustments are needed to further protect the exchange peg rate.  Lizarraga says [...]

Weekend Fire Destroys Home in Burrell Boom

There was a fire on Friday evening in Burrell Boom that left a forty-year old Customs Guard homeless. Brian Estrada and his family are tonight without a roof over their [...]

Emancipation Day is Commemorated with enslaved

Emancipation Day is celebrated to mark the freeing of slaves in various former colonies of Britain. The day is celebrated in different forms and on different days. In the City [...]

Belize City Children Get to Know Their Country

A second cohort of children from the south side of Belize City is today starting a week-long summer camp hosted by the Community Policing Unit of Eastern Division South. The [...]

ACP Chester Williams on Discusses Intervention with At-Risk Children

According to ACP Chester Williams, some of the participants are already playing a role in gang activities. Last week, he had an intervention with parents and the reality is damning. [...]

Weekend Sporting Highlights with James Adderley

Good Evening I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The BDBA’s Firms Division Basketball is in a rush to conclude its remaining back matches and Saturday night inside [...]