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ASP Rochelle Chan Formally Denies Working with Alvarine Burgess

There was another round of senate hearings today. There was testimony from two persons, including Assistant Superintendent of Police Rochelle Chan. Two weeks ago, Chan gave a limited statement in [...]

Chan Claims Whistleblower is Being Influenced to Lie Under Oath

Chan also denied any contact with his brother-in-law, then-Minister of State for Immigration, Elvin Penner, about any Immigration scheme. As far as he is concerned, Burgess’ testimony is untrue. But [...]

Ex-Immigration Minister Contends Ministers Are Not Responsible for Public Officers

Former Minister of Immigration and briefly National Security, Carlos Perdomo, ended his appearance last Wednesday before the Senate panel hitting back at claims he disregarded his personal standards with regard [...]

No Cabinet Intervention, says Perdomo, Even Though Ministers Went to Department

Carlos Perdomo was the first Minister of Immigration and Nationality appointed under the Barrow administration in 2008. His time pre-dates somewhat the Auditor General’s Report, but Senator Mark Lizarraga seemed [...]

The Immigration Mess is No Joke

Perdomo continued to fend off questioning about how it is that as minister he had little to no knowledge of the goings-on in the Department, relying on his most senior [...]

Ady Pacheco Puts Off Testimony to Next Week; She Will Bring Attorney with Her

Senior Immigration Officer Ady Pacheco has been one of the most highly anticipated witnesses at the Senate Special Select Committee’s public hearings. Her name has been directly tied to the [...]

The ‘Football’ of the F.F.B. Presidency in Dispute

The upcoming election of the Football Federation of Belize is being hotly contested between two personalities well-grounded in the sport. So far in this newscast you have heard the jabs [...]

Acting Prez Marlon Kuylen Denies Interfering in Sergio Chuc Disqualification

Former F.F.B. executive Sergio Chuc is once again sidelined from action at the administrative level, after being barred from running for office during an upcoming congress.  Since being disqualified from [...]

Congress Continues, But Election Must Have Quorum

Chuc told the media at a press conference on Monday, that he has received written assurances from delegates that they will abstain from the June twenty-fourth election.  Those representatives are [...]

Yasser Musa: Heritage Bill Will Not Invest in Artists

Former President of the National Institute of Culture and History, Yasser Musa, a teacher and artist in his own right, took jabs today at the Government of Belize, calling a [...]

Spend Less on Tourism, More on Culture

According to Musa, it is difficult for Belizean artists and musicians to appreciate their worth and talent locally when there is more focus on tourism rather than culture.   Yasser [...]

Security Plan to be Developed for National Assembly

The National Assembly is developing a security plan to address new threats to the sanctity of the parliament’s meeting place.  A series of incidents inside and outside the parliament’s meeting [...]

Accused Radisson Hotel Robber Charged

A Belize City Security Guard, David Reneau, employed at the Radisson Fort George Hotel, is the latest victim of a robbery allegedly perpetuated by another security guard.  This afternoon, twenty-six-year-old [...]

Remand for Alleged Light Meter Thief

Another alleged robber appeared in court this morning, only that the theft was significantly higher. Burrell Boom resident Santiago Padillo was arraigned for the theft of three thousand and thirty-three [...]

New Clinic in Double Head Cabbage to Serve Belize River Valley

Beyond the Horizon keeps on giving – today they handed over a brand new health clinic in Double Head Cabbage to the Ministry of Health. Measuring 2100 square foot, the [...]

Police Meeting and Greeting on Pen Road

In the coming weeks, Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams will be leaving his Commander duties on the south side of Belize City to take up a new position in [...]

“Punta Survives” with Positive Vibes

He came on to the music scene back in 2005 with his hit song, “Livin’ ina Di Devil” and over the past twelve years, Belizean artist Positive Vibes has been [...]

Giving Blood to Save Lives

Save lives and give blood. Across the globe today, blood banks encouraged one and all to become voluntary blood donors to save patients battling for their life. Now, while the [...]