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PM’s Budget Touts “Bold, Belizean Recovery”

The much anticipated 2017-2018 Budget was considered a crossroads for the Government and people of Belize.  The country faces heavy external debts including the Belize Telemedia Limited settlement and arbitration [...]

Opposition Leader Accuses G.O.B. of “Cooking the Books”

His formal remarks will be made in the coming Budget Debate, but today Leader of the Opposition John Briceño offered his first review of the Prime Minister’s Budget, and to [...]

Why You May Pay G.S.T. for Electricity and More for Beer and Cigarettes

Those who enjoy the vices of beer and cigarettes will have a bone to pick with the Prime Minister. But what could cause a potentially larger problem is the reduction [...]

Superbond is Done Deal, But is it a Good Deal?

It’s now official: Superbond 3.0 is a go.  Though the Consent Solicitation Offer has been extended to Wednesday of this week, Prime Minister Dean Barrow confirmed that a three-quarter majority [...]

Back to C.C.J. on B.T.L?

As part of his Budget address, Prime Minister Dean Barrow gave an update on the continued wrangles with the former owners of Belize Telemedia Limited and the owners of the [...]

Arguments Begin to Discharge Belize Bank Injunction on Arbitral Award

Attorneys for the Belize Bank, as well as the Government of Belize, filed into the courtroom of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin shortly before eleven o’clock this morning.  The litigants were [...]

Woman’s Life Gruesomely Ended in Belmopan

A woman was gruesomely murdered over the weekend and police need the public’s assistance to determine the identity of who at this point is Jane Doe. Here is the little [...]

Sad End for Taxi Man Elbert Gillett, Found Dead near Belizean Beach

A well-known and elderly taxi man from the City was reported missing on Friday soon after his burnt vehicle was found on Benbow Street in the Old Capital. Two days [...]

“G-Mike” Usher Cut Down by Bullets in Hattieville

Michael Usher was shot and killed in his yard on Saturday night sometime around nine. According to the family, just over a month ago, Usher moved to Hattieville to live [...]

Charge for Accused Killer in Domestic Dispute

A twenty-five-year-old man has been charged for the stabbing death of fifty-four-year-old Marcelino Chan.  Last month we told you how Chan a cane cutter of San Roman Village in Orange [...]

What Was “Tutsi” Doing with Weed in the Dike?

Police Corporal Darrel ‘Tutsi’ Usher remains in police custody tonight after being busted with a little over twenty pounds of marijuana over the weekend.  According to his colleagues at Eastern [...]

Supreme Court to Hear Officer’s Appeal in Stolen Radio Case

While Usher is in trouble with his department; a police officer found guilty for the theft of a handheld radio stolen from the Belize Police Department was granted an appeal [...]

Is Prime Minister Contemplating Early Retirement?

Could today’s Budget presentation be the last for Prime Minister Dean Barrow? He has committed to stepping down as leader of the United Democratic Party at their next convention prior [...]

Horse Racing and Insult Trading in House

The debate on the adjournment is a free-for-all of topics considered by representatives to be of national importance or concern. The Police intervening to stop a horse race meet in [...]

Marathon through the Chiquibul for Macaw Awareness

Over the weekend, a first of its kind Chiquibul Challenge was put off by the Belize Wildlife and Referral Clinic, which rescues wildlife in the Chiquibul.  Friends for Conservation and [...]

Hundreds March to Fight Kidney Disease and Renal Failure

The Kidney Association of Belize held its third annual Kidney Walk on Saturday morning under the theme “Save Us Today So We Can Save Others Tomorrow.”  This year, World Kidney [...]

The Best in Belizean Sports with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights from the weekend sporting activities….]