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C.C.J. Welcomes Newest Judge Denys Barrow

The big day arrived for Senior Counsel Denys Barrow, who this morning became the seventh and final member of the Caribbean Court of Justice and will shortly be off to [...]

P.M. Says No Impropriety Behind Revoked Visa

Prime Minister Dean Barrow broke his silence today in respect of a raft of issues plaguing his administration. First, there is the embarrassing cancellation of Edmond Castro’s diplomatic and tourist [...]

P.M. Distinguishes Castro Circumstances from Max Samuels

In her testimony before the Senate Special Select Committee on Wednesday, whistleblower Alvarene Burgess attested that the U.S. Embassy is in possession of an audio recording in which Castro can [...]

Who Will Replace Denys in Fight Over B.T.L. Settlement?

Judge Barrow’s departure to the seat of the CCJ leaves behind a vacuum, as not only was the venerable attorney government’s chief legal counsel; he is also recognized as its [...]

Expenses for B.T.L. Settlement Will Go to the C.C.J.

As the PM has openly stated, litigation over the remaining B.T.L. bill will certainly be taken up at the CCJ level, notwithstanding the presumed total that’s left to be paid. [...]

P.M. Puts Confidence in Coast Guard in Wake of Saldivar Scandal

Is the owner of the Belmopan Bandits, Minister of Defense John Saldivar, justified in using coast guard vessels to ferry members of his basketball club to San Pedro on game [...]

Barrow Declares It Will Not Happen Again

The use of the boats, says the prime minister, isn’t a decision that he would have taken; however, he says that Saldivar will not be using those vessels for future [...]

Newborn’s Parents Detained after Callous Disposal in River

Police investigations continue in the south following an act of infanticide. Police say that after twenty-nine-year-old Santos Cac Asig gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday, she threw the [...]

P.M. Says Spare “Yellow Man”

The conduct of Yellow Man during the May seventeenth meeting of the Senate Special Select Committee has been widely condemned, following verbal threats he made to members of the media [...]

“Yellow Man” Responsible, Says Finnegan, But Should Not Be Dismissed

Because of his unbecoming behavior, there are loud calls for Yellow Man’s removal since as mace bearer he should be upholding the dignity of the House.  Senior Minister Michael Finnegan [...]

Faber Says “Yellow Man” Will Also Be Discussed by U.D.P.

Yellow Man will get his day before the National Assembly Staff Committee. They will decide what course of action, if any, will be taken following the Mace-bearer’s behavior at the [...]

How Alvarene Burges Was Introduced to Rochelle Chan

Wednesday’s public hearings of the Senate Special Select Committee were dominated by a woman whose name never appeared in the Auditor General’s Special Report on Immigration 2011-2013. But Alvarene Burgess [...]

Burgess Worked with Boots, Did Not Pay Contreras

While Edmond Castro was Alvarene Burgess’ main contact, on a few occasions, she had to go elsewhere to get recommendations when he was out of the country. Once, she turned [...]

Recommendation Rubberstamp: Alvarene Says the Hustle Continues

Burgess testified that, to her knowledge, no visa for which she obtained a minister’s recommendation was rejected.  This buttressed previous testimony that Immigration staff considered a minister’s intervention tantamount to [...]

P.U.P. Throw Support Behind Alvarine Burgess

Reaction to the testimony of Alvarene Burgess has been sharply divided along political lines. The Government’s supporters believe she has no basis for her claims; the Opposition has largely cheered [...]

Senate Inquiry Not Done Yet, But Costs Keep Piling Up

Chairman of the Senate Special Select Committee, Aldo Salazar says there are only few witnesses left to testify before the committee and his recommendation is for an early end to [...]

P.U.P. to Call Out Gaspar Vega at Next House Meeting

Orange Walk North area representative and former Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega has not attended a single meeting of the House of Representatives since October last, after resigning from Cabinet. [...]

On 12th Anniversary, Ready Call Center Will Cut Jobs

One of the biggest private sector employers is trimming down the size of its work force. And the jobs of at least two hundred and thirty employees are on the [...]

D.P.M. Speaks of Closer Ties with Cuba

Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber, along with Ministers Manuel Heredia Junior, and Minister Angel Campos concluded an official visit to the Republic of Cuba on Monday. The delegation met with Cuba’s [...]

Man Charged for Stolen Agriculture Hilux; Cops Honored

Twenty-three-year-old Kareem Harvey, a resident of Poison Wood Street in Belmopan, has been charged with Aggravated Burglary in reference to a 2016 government-owned Toyota Hilux, stolen from an employee of [...]

Further Violence Reported at Old Border Crossing

There has been further violence at the old border crossing at Subteniente Lopez, Chetumal.  According to a report on POR ESTO, contrabandistas resorted to extreme violence at midday on Wednesday to [...]

Frank Lizama’s Name Tied to Skills Training Center in Collet

For the past five years, we have shared with you many stories of the Skills Training Center in the Collet Division since it opened its doors. But on Wednesday, the [...]

Healthy Living: Milk Still Does a Body Good

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations celebrated the first World Milk Day in 2001. It was meant to be a day to remind people across the world [...]