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New Evidence Reveals Franz Parke Accused of Personal and Professional Misconduct

Former Justice of Appeal Franz Parke has left a cloud of suspicion and scandal in the wake of his departure from the Court of Appeal, announced this week. The Jamaican-American [...]

Bank Tells A.G. Gov’t Can’t Hide from U.H.S. Debt

Acting for the Belize Bank Limited, the Courtenay Coye LLP firm has written Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte regarding enforcement of the November twenty-second order of the Caribbean Court of Justice [...]

Chamber & N.G.O.s Say Pay Up, Too; Unions Want to Meet

As promised last week, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has responded in stinging fashion to Prime Minister Dean Barrow on the matter of the Universal Health Services fiasco. [...]

CitCo Behind Again in Garbage Arrears

Is the Belize City Council behind in almost one million dollars in payment to the Belize Waste Control? Mayor Darrell Bradley responded to that report to say that the arrear [...]

Will Waste Control Stop Picking Up Garbage? CitCo Says No

And with those payments lingering, will your garbage be picked up? Mayor Bradley says that the trucks will remain on regular service, collecting garbage on all scheduled days. Today, he [...]

Mayor Seh So: CitCo Workers Get Pay Raise for Xmas!

You heard the Mayor say that the City Council will come into some monies through revenue collection in the next few weeks – that is when the Belize Waste Control [...]

House Meets Friday; G.O.B. Wants More Money

Friday’s meeting of the House of Representatives, the last for 2017, is expected to be chock-full of news. Hanging over the gathering like a specter is the UHS debt motion, [...]

Beheading Murder Co-Accused Makes Bail; Elroy Grinage Swears He Didn’t Do It

Thirty-six-year-old Elroy Grinage, a driver with the Forest Department in Belmopan, is accused of ordering and orchestrating the stabbing death and decapitation of Hilton Wade.  On December first, the Cotton [...]

Court Found Compelling Reasons to Make Rare Grant

According to Bradley, had Grinage not been lucky enough to have had proof to support the claim that he was not involved in the homicide, he would have languished on [...]

Anke Doehm Preliminary Inquiry Put Off to February

In the courts, there is further delay for Anke Doehm, charged with cruelty to a child – her late adopted daughter, thirteen-year-old Faye Lin Cannon. She was scheduled to face [...]

Workers’ Trust Defends Actions after Court Case

The Public Sector Workers’ Trust, established in 2014, has been a source of controversy in the trade union community. Three retired public officers who say they represent many others sued [...]

How Many Will Really Benefit from Trust’s Planned Projects?

The Trust comes out of the infamous period between 1995 and 1997 when public officers’ wages and increments were frozen due to budgetary issues for the Manuel Esquivel administration, which [...]

Relative of Russell Hyde Jr. Sought in Shooting

Twenty-four-year-old Russell Hyde Junior remains hospitalized after being shot multiple times during an attack on Sunday night.  Police believe that the young businessman, who bears his infamous father’s namesake, was [...]

PSB & CIB Lead Edwin Hernandez Death Investigation

Edwin Antonio Baires Hernandez was shot by police on Sunday afternoon in Teakettle Village, during a pursuit of the alleged robber.  The twenty-year-old Salvadoran national was injured in the right [...]

Police Await Randy Chambers Statement in Brutality Investigation

Will the trio of officers that brutally assaulted twenty-year-old Randy Chambers on Monday be disciplined internally for physically abusing the young man while in the process of surrendering himself?  The [...]

Reyneldo Guerrero Leads B.T.I.A.

The Belize Tourism Industry Association held its thirty-second annual general meeting today at the Radisson where a new executive was elected. Reyneldo Guerrero is the new President of the B.T.I.A.  [...]

King Sugar is Back!

The new sugar crop got off to a good start this morning at Tower Hill where relations between millers and farmers seem to be on a good footing. A projected [...]

Cayo Deaf Institute Sweeps Finger Spelling Bee

Disability awareness week is being celebrated under the theme ‘Transformation Towards a Sustainable and Resilient Society for All’. As a part of the activities, the annual Finger Bee was held [...]

Christmas Party Season Begins: Toys for Tots Celebrate

‘Toys for Tots’ is an annual event organized by United Airlines where primary school students are treated to a Christmas dinners, toys and entertainment. The organization also partnered with T-shirt [...]

Salvation Army Parties Too

It’s the Christmas season and there are parties galore across the city! Today, we joined the Salvation Army at their annual grand Christmas festivities at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall. [...]

Healthy Living: Getting Malaria Cases to Zero

When we think of mosquito borne illnesses in Belize, Malaria is probably not the first disease to come to mind. There is a reason why that is so. That’s what [...]