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Bella Vista Pre-Teen Charges Sexual Assault; 3 Held

Public condemnation of violence against children has been fast and furious on the heels of the killing of Allyssa Nunez and murder of Treshawn Goff. Today, it escalated when it [...]

Mother Gunned Down at Home; Children also Injured

In further violence against children, a young girl and her brother, who lives with disabilities, were both victims of gunfire on Friday night; their mother, however, did not survive and [...]

In Corozal, IT Technician Sent to the Slaughterhouse

A pair of farmers made a gruesome discovery over the weekend off the Phillip Goldson Highway in the outskirts of the village of Paraiso, Corozal. Forty-one-year-old Mark Anthony Clarke was [...]

Teenager’s Sudden Drowning at Pickwick Leaves Lots of Questions

A high school student is dead following a pool party at the Pickwick Club. Oluwukemi Miracle Ojo, better known as Miracle, started her Saturday at a classmate’s birthday party at [...]

Bernard Wagner Brings in Old Hand at City Hall

Mayor-elect Bernard Wagner and his team of ten councilors will be sworn in on Wednesday afternoon, exactly a week after their landmark victory in municipal elections on March seventh. The [...]

Partisan Politics Not Welcome under New Regime

The Council has seen two fairly high-profile departures in the days immediately following the municipal elections. Joe Bradley, former Mayor Darrell Bradley’s father, resigned from his post as a compliance [...]

Street Contracts Put On Hold

Former Mayor Darrell Bradley left behind several incomplete projects and plans, most notably the Commercial Center and City Hall upgrade. In the area of streets, a considered hallmark of the [...]

It’s Time to Clean Up the City’s Garbage

The honeymoon will be short for Wagner and company as the first hundred days of his administration begin. In addition to looking into Council finances and figuring out the fate [...]

P.M. Talks Tax Issues

Prime Minister Dean Barrow also addressed lingering issues regarding practices on taxes which have been identified as harmful by the European Union’s Code of Conduct group. By the end of [...]

A List of 2018’s Capital Projects

In the Budget tabled in the House of Representatives last Friday, the government proposes spending of one hundred and fifty-seven million dollars for its capital program – nearly sixty-two million [...]

Justice Lennox Campbell’s Ties to Dean Barrow

On March fifth, Justice Lennox Kirkwood Campbell took the oath as a judge on the Belize Court of Appeals. Campbell is from Jamaica and a retired justice of the Supreme [...]

Changes to Immigration Acts Bring Unease

Concerns have been raised about a trio of bills introduced by Prime Minister Dean Barrow in Friday’s House of Representatives meeting. The amendments to the Immigration, Belizean Nationality and Passports [...]

How Much Did Lawyers in U.S. Cases Get?

The Opposition Leader John Briceño asked the government side how much G.O.B. has paid to local and foreign attorneys in connection with the arbitration cases in the U.S. courts. There [...]

Teachers’ Union Responds to Crime Surge

Earlier we told you that a number of organizations and bodies have been publicly condemning the recent spate of violence on young children and women, particularly during child stimulation month [...]

A Tragic End for Angel Cisneros, 15

A fifteen-year-old boy went missing from his family in San Jose Nuevo Palmar, Orange Walk, on March third. As the days went by, the Cisneros family became concerned then grew [...]

Still No Answers in Death of Treshawn Goff

Four-year-old Treshawn Goff was laid to rest on Monday afternoon, following a funeral service at All Saints Church in Belize City.  The preschooler is the youngest victim of gun violence [...]

Who is Responsible for P.U.C.?

Things got a bit testy at the start of Friday’s house meeting, during the section reserved for questions for ministers. Opposition Leader John Briceño wanted to know when audits of [...]

Ombudsman to Get Re-Appointed; Integrity Commission and Contractor General More Difficult

Concerns have been raised over a trio of important Government oversight posts that seemed to be neglected. Ombudsman Lionel Arzu is halfway to being re-appointed for another one-year term after [...]

P.M.: No Excuses to Perform

And finally from the House tonight: Friday may have been Budget day, but the atmosphere in the National Assembly was still dominated by Wednesday’s municipal elections. After mutual congratulations and [...]

A Great Weekend of Sports

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