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Another Vega Land Scandal; Massive Swap of Farmland in Carmelita

The final session of the House of Representatives for 2016 kicked off this morning in Belmopan. Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber took the reins for the first time with the [...]

2012 Elections Stolen? 2,000 New “Citizens” May Have Swung It, Say Leaked Papers

Were 2012’s general elections stolen? The United Democratic Party prevailed by the slimmest of margins, winning sixteen seats to fifteen for the People’s United Party. In several constituencies, the vote [...]

Speaker is the Grinch; Julius Espat Kept Out of House for Christmas

Cayo South Area Representative Julius Espat will be kept away from the precincts of the National Assembly in Belmopan for the foreseeable future. Today, he faced a warrant for his [...]

Defiant Espat Vows to Resist as Colleagues Try Intercession

While the first attempt at returning Julius Espat to his seat in the House was unsuccessful, Espat’s fellow parliamentarians seemed to miss him somewhat, as the House was largely well-behaved [...]

UNCAC Signed; Acting P.M. Pays Tribute

United Nations Convention against Corruption was signed today inside the cabinet room in Belmopan to coincide with Anti-Corruption International Day. The acting Prime Minister Patrick Faber penned the document which [...]

Belize Not Looking Good for Superbond Deal But It’s Not Over

Prime Minister Dean Barrow returns home this weekend following meetings with bondholders in New York to negotiate a third restructuring of the Superbond.  Reports of Belize’s gloomy economic outlook have [...]

CCJ Hands Final Victory to Speednet in Battle with P.U.C.

A decision was handed down today by the Caribbean Court of Justice that has a significant impact on the telecommunications landscape. The Public Utilities Commission suffered a major blow when [...]

Speednet Saves Big with Court Victory

According to Chief Executive Officer Ernesto Torres, the company stood to lose as much as five million dollars had the CCJ upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal.  As [...]

P.U.C. Considers Amendments to Regulations

While the decision has cleared Speednet from having to pay such exorbitant fees, attorney Fred Lumor, who represents the PUC, says that other telecoms providers, including B.T.L., will benefit from [...]

Police Need Medical Clarity on Baby Janeeka’s Death

The death of two year old Janeeka Campbell continues to baffle police. The toddler died on Tuesday night, but the motive for her death is still under review between police [...]

Department of Human Services To Look at Possible Child Neglect

Initially, the mother was detained for questioning and the police were looking for the father, who was brought in to the Belmopan police custody on Thursday. Statements were recorded from [...]

G.S.U. Charged with Manhandling San Ignacio Couple

A couple from San Ignacio is alleging police brutality at the hands of a former GSU officer.  Shawn Gardener and her common-law husband are accusing the policeman of roughing them [...]

Transport Minister Explains New System for Bus Fares

It has been over a month since Belizean commuters have seen bus fares go up in most of the country. They have complained that there is no justification, since fuel [...]

Belize’s Rebecca Rath On the Road to Miss Universe

The road to the Miss Universe Pageant to be held in the Philippines started in September for Rebecca Rath. Known as Bex, the twenty-three-year-old beauty from Dangriga, has been preparing [...]