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No Agreement on Special Agreement as Opposition Asks: What’s The Rush?

The Senate met for its latest session today at the National Assembly in Belmopan with a full agenda. Thirteen motions were tabled for debate and consideration, of which ten were [...]

Courtenay Blasts “Salami Sausage Diplomacy”; Confident A.G. States the Facts

Senator Courtenay went on to attack what he called “salami sausage diplomacy” – the piecemeal offerings by the Government on the Guatemala issue, starting with the ratification of the Special [...]

Integrity Commission Named; Can Partisan Appointees Be Neutral?

The Integrity Commission was finally named today. The names of Marilyn Williams for Chairman; Armead Gabourel; Lisbeth Delgado; Wilmot Simmons; Nestor Vasquez; Melissa Balderamos Mahler and Claudet Grinage have been [...]

Why Always Net? P.U.P. Knocks G.O.B. for Rejecting Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Nominee

New chair Marilyn Williams is being appointed in her capacity as an attorney, as provided for by law, while Nestor Vasquez is being appointed in his capacity as an accountant [...]

UNCAC Finally on the Way!

Also debated before the Senate today is the resolution authorizing the accession by Belize to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). Belize is nine days away from the formal [...]

Warning: Don’t Expect Miracles After Ratification of Convention

A working group has been established to smooth the path to ratification. That group has planned a number of events leading up to the actual signing of the Convention on [...]

Recession Deepens: Exports Are Down, Prices Are Up and Thousands More Jobless

Figures were released today by the Statistical Institute of Belize that confirm a gloomy economy picture in this fashion: exports are down, prices are up and thousands have joined the [...]

Andre and Sharon: Where’s My Money, G.O.B. Asks?

The Government of Belize wrote letters on thirty-first October, 2016 demanding from the son of former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Lands Gaspar Vega and attorney Sharon Pitts, the [...]

Catherine Cumberbatch and Derrick Rudon Lead Met Service

There is a new chief at the Belize Met Service. You’ve heard and seen her on the news before. Catherine Cumberbatch who has had thirty years at the Met Service [...]

Kashief Gallego Shot on Weekend

The south side of Belize City has been rather quiet and little to no crime is always good news to report. But over the weekend, on Sunday night, there was [...]

Unlucky Burglars Caught in Freezer

A pair of burglars was caught in the act just after twelve o’clock this morning by officers attached to the Eastern Division South. The duo had broken into Lucky Supermarket [...]

Mother Says Sons Did Not Kill Nelson Zelaya

Tonight, nineteen year old Lenford Harris Junior of Gardenia, Belize District and his sixteen year old brother from Biscayne are behind bars, charged with the murder of twenty-seven year old [...]

National Assembly Plans Busy December: 4 Meetings in 15 Days

A busy December in the Legislature is being planned, with a House and Senate meeting scheduled around two meetings of the Special Senate Select Committee on Immigration, all in the [...]

Crooked Tree Gets Its Own Hurricane Shelter

On the day that marks the end of the Hurricane Season, Crooked Tree Village was gifted with a million dollar disaster shelter. It is a fittingly appropriate gift to the [...]

What Caused Above-Average 2016 Hurricane Season?

It’s the thirtieth of November and it is a day when a lot of people let out a sigh of relief- particularly those who live in low lying areas and [...]

Police Contribute to Persons with Disabilities

A team of officers and civilian employees attached to Eastern Division North ran across Belize City this morning to raise funds for children with diverse abilities.  The relay kicked off [...]

Meeting and Greeting in Southside Belize City

Southside police were on their weekly meet and greet. Today they were in the Vernon Street area and we met up with them to see what they were doing. Some [...]

Police Find Lots to Clean Up on Southside

Last week, the command of the Eastern Division South commenced a cleanup campaign across south side Belize City, going into the Raccoon Street Extension area and cleaning up overgrown lots [...]

Persons with Diverse Abilities Rally in Old Capital

Throughout this week, consciousness raising activities are being held around the globe to bring attention to the rights of those living with disabilities. The challenge is to create an environment [...]