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Former Chief of Nationality Calls Out Bosses for Decisions Made in 2012 Rush

The Senate Special Select Committee sought to call three witnesses to today’s public hearing at the National Assembly in Belmopan. But only one made it – the former Office in [...]

Gordon Wade Says He Was Overruled by ex-Minister of State Penner on Won Hong Kim File

Won Hong Kim, the South Korean fugitive, who started the entire current Immigration saga, is hardly forgotten though his ultimate fate after a desperate bid to dodge extradition by claiming [...]

Ministers Saldivar, Contreras, Castro and Others Named as Frequent Visitors to Immigration

Senior Immigration Officer Gordon Wade, who has been working with the department for twenty-seven years, also added layers to established testimony that Ministers of Government were in and out of [...]

Gordon Wade Confirms There Was No Communication in Immigration

Last week, ex-Director of Immigration Ruth Meighan sidestepped questions of whether she was a “rubber stamp” for final approval of applications for visas, passports, and nationality certificates. But she repeatedly [...]

Wade Blames His Juniors for Messing Up Nationality Files

But what did Wade really see in those many files passing over his desk during those two years he was in charge? He said that a completed file with the [...]

Wade Says He Didn’t Tell Auditors Some of the Things Mentioned in Final Report

Auditor General Dorothy Bradley made one major correction to her audit report of the Immigration Department – that former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Michael Peyrefitte, was allowed under [...]

Minor Charged for Latest Conch Shell Bay Shooting

Turning to the courts….a sixteen year old has been charged for the most recent shooting incident in Conch Shell Bay area of Belize City. On Monday night, sometime after eight [...]

Cops Charged in Assault of Teenage Rival

Two cops were charged with grievous harm when they appeared in court today. Brothers twenty-eight-year-old Kenrick Gamboa and twenty-four-year-old Akeem Gamboa were jointly for grievous harm upon nineteen year old [...]

Pickstock Rep Talks about Benefits of Re-Registration

The decision by the Elections and Boundaries Commission to embark on countrywide re-registration and redistricting exercises after municipal elections are held in 2018 has raised the ire of the People’s [...]

Immigration Troubles Are Nothing New, Laments Elrington

While Elrington is often up to speed on events, he says he has not been keeping up with developments in the ongoing senate inquiry.  Last Wednesday, while under oath, former [...]

Referendum on I.C.J. Coming for Guatemala; Belize Not Ready Yet

Is Guatemala ready to go to referendum on whether its age-old claim over Belize should go before the ICJ?  Earlier today, an official from the Guatemalan electoral commission told the [...]

Why Ady Pacheco and Edgar Cano Missed Senate Hearing

As reported at the top of our newscast, two of the three witnesses scheduled to appear before today’s panel were absent to due to medical and legal issues respectively. Because [...]

Whose Names Are On Senate’s Witness List? Elvin Penner’s, For Sure

A total of four witnesses have been called by the Committee so far: Auditor General Dorothy Bradley; former deputy director Maria Marin; former Director Ruth Meighan; and former Officer in [...]

Illegal Conch Busted in Marine Reserve

Two fishermen appeared in the Independence Magistrate Court for possession of unprocessed and undersized conch.   Sanasermo Torres was busted with forty-nine conch and Earl Lamb with eighty-six by rangers of  [...]

K.H.M.H. Does Surgery on Operating Theatres

Late last week, the K.H.M.H. announced that ongoing renovations have caused a limitation in service delivery. The national referral hospital says that the specific area to be impacted is the [...]

BAHA Watches for Bovine Rabies in North, West

There is an outbreak of Bovine rabies in three districts. BAHA announced today that the disease has been detected in the Corozal, Orange Walk, Cayo and Toledo Districts. As such [...]

Mexican Embassy, Museum of Belize Team Up for Anniversary Exhibition

The Museum of Belize is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary this Friday. As a part of its celebration, it’s hosting a Mexican exhibition entitled “El Cimmaron y Su Fandango,” among other [...]

BTEC Unveils Latest Graduates

A job preparedness training certificate ceremony was held today at the Belize Training and Employment Center on the ITVET Compound. A team of six persons manage a network of partnerships [...]