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Senate Hosts Auditor General in First Public Hearing for Select Committee

The third meeting of the Senate Special Select Committee on a three volume Immigration Report, and the first to be held in public, proceeded for an abbreviated one-hour session this [...]

Speaker of the House Gets Name Cleared from Auditor General’s Report

Two weeks ago, Speaker of the House of Representatives Michael Peyrefitte brought suit against Auditor General Dorothy Bradley and Attorney General Vanessa Retreage. He complained that his name was wrongly [...]

Dorothy Bradley Challenges Belizeans to Read Report

Outside the National Assembly, the Auditor General gave her first public comments since the scandal broke. She stated that in keeping with her organization, the purpose of the report is [...]

In Testimony, Auditor General Recounts Trouble with Immigration Dept.

Inside the National Assembly chamber, the Auditor General discussed her interactions with the Immigration Department in compiling and filing the report. Put simply, it was no picnic trying to obtain [...]

P.U.P. on Why They Decided to Participate in Committee After All

They called it a sham. They said it could not possibly, as constituted along party political lines, carry out the all-encompassing independent investigation of the Immigration Department that they wanted. [...]

Chester Williams is Back; No Beef with ComPol Whylie

After clearing up an administrative tiff between the Commissioner of Police and Assistant Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams, the top cop is back on the job as regional commander for [...]

P.M. in New York; Wants Meeting with Superbonders

Prime Minister Dean Barrow traveled to New York City earlier this week. The visit has to do with the super bond in light of the ailing economy. The PM is [...]

Watching the U.S. Presidential Election at Ambassador’s in Belmopan

The world got up this morning to a new reality that Donald Trump has been voted in as the forty-fifth president of the United States defying all polls and predictions [...]

Danny Mason & Company Back in Court

William “Danny” Mason was transported from the Hattieville prison and whisked through the back of the courtroom this morning. Mason and a group of men from Camalote and Roaring Creek [...]

Raymond Rivers Handed Threatening Words Charge

On Monday, activist Raymond Rivers and his attorney, Kareem Musa, appeared at the magistrate court for charges lodged against Rivers by Councilor Phillip Willoughby following what he says were online [...]

P.U.P. Challenges Port Loyola Voters’ List

While at court today, Port Loyola representatives of both political parties appeared for a hearing on the current voters list of the constituency. According to Political Officer Gilroy Usher Junior, [...]

Area Representative Dismisses Claims of Voter Fraud

Minister Anthony “Boots” Martinez took jabs at his political opponent, saying that Usher Junior is using the tactic of failed politicians. He says that the P.U.P. lacks the on-the-ground intelligence [...]

Minister Denies Double Dealing with Many Government Offices

But while we were with the Minister Martinez, the issue of the rental of his properties to his own ministry came up. The Department of Social Services, which used to [...]

Orange Walk Police Face Charges of Brutality on Guinea Grass Man

The family of a construction worker from Guinea Grass, Orange Walk District, twenty-year old Hugo Noh, claims he was badly beaten by the village police officer in the presence of [...]

Trial Begins for Accused Killer of Female U.B. Student in Toledo

The trial of Jonathon Cucul for the chopping death of UB student Corina Co is taking place at the Dangriga Supreme Court. Co was killed in February 2013 in a [...]

Ramon Cervantes Wants To Go After Rival on Land Deals

Earlier this week, former Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega went on record to say that he will not be stepping down as area representative for Orange Walk North, after resigning [...]

Cervantes Says It Is His duty to Bring Down Vega

For now, Cervantes is simply exploring the possibilities of legal action against his political nemesis.  In a court of law, any charges brought against Vega would have to be substantiated [...]

Should Gapi Leave House? Boots Doesn’t Think So

Still on the issue of land scams….one of the most scandalous has to be compensation paid to Ron J Limited for a parcel of Placencia land. He acquired that property [...]

U.S. Ambassador Carlos Moreno’s Term Drawing to Close

The election of a new United States president now means that Ambassador Carlos Moreno’s term of office in Belize is winding down.  President Barack Obama officially demits office on January [...]

Sustaining Leadership with University of the West Indies

A two-day international conference to discuss sustainability in leadership started today at the UWI Open Campus. The conference hosted by Belize’s UWI Open Campus and Cave Hill School of Business [...]

Considering Renewable Energy in the Home

Are you looking for ways to make your home or business more energy and electricity efficient? You may not know, but there are companies in Belize that can help you [...]