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Mea Culpa; Mayor Bernard Wagner Admits that Signing Checks to Himself was Wrong

It has been a rough month since Mayor Bernard Wagner assumed office at City Hall following the March seventh municipals after over a  decade of U.D.P. rule.  He is still [...]

Is Mayor Wagner Being Undermined By Administration?

According to Mayor Wagner, there seem to be forces within his administration that are working against the best interest of the Belize City Council. He questions their tardiness in presenting [...]

City Administrator Suspended: Is Mayor Wagner on a Witch Hunt?

City Administrator Candice Miller has been suspended from managerial duties until sometime in early May, pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation into questionable debts left behind by the former [...]

What’s the Fate of CitCo’s Social Assistance Programme?

So what’s the fate of the social assistance programme, the cause of the annoyance over the past few days?  Well, Mayor Wagner says the programme will be done away with [...]

AG Michael Peyrefitte Suspicious about Belize’s Designation as a Narcotics Transshipment Point

Belize has been designated for the third year by the United States as a major transshipment point for the trafficking of drugs to North America.  Other countries within Central America [...]

AG: U.S. Needs to Stem the Greedy Appetite for South American Drugs

The report released for March 2018 is viewed as merely finger-pointing by the United States government which stops short of equally addressing the insatiable demand for drugs in that country.  [...]

Survivors of Gun Violence Bare their Souls on How Snap Decisions Can Change their Lives

Young persons left scarred and traumatized by gun violence gathered today in the city as police look for new opportunities to keep them away from crime.  They are students from [...]

Investigation Continues into Alleged Case of Police Brutality in PG

An internal investigation is ongoing by the Professional Standards Branch against officers attached to the Punta Gorda precinct over allegations of police brutality. Leray Simon claims that he was viciously [...]

2 Guatemalan Fishermen Fined for Illegally Fishing in the Port Honduras Marine Reserve

Two illegal Guatemalan fishers were busted inside the Port Honduras Marine Reserve.  A joint patrol of the site’s rangers and coast guard discovered the fishers within the protected area just [...]

The Role of the Attorney General’s Ministry in the Referendum

Guatemalans are headed to the polls on Sunday to vote on whether the age-old territorial dispute with Belize should go before the International Court of Justice for determination.  It is [...]

AG on Recently Passed Anti-Gang Legislation.

Since the recent passage of stringent anti-gang legislation, there have been concerns about the scope of the law and how it will be used to crack down on persons believed [...]

Guat President Jimmy Morales Walks of Talk Show Set After He is Grilled About Issues

President Jimmy Morales from Guatemala has been making the media rounds in respect of the upcoming referendum which takes place this Sunday in Guatemala. Over the weekend, he was in [...]

Former Councilor Philip Willoughby Says Mayor Wagner & his Council Need to Step Up

There has been back and forth on social media on the cheques endorsed by Mayor Bernard Wagner for the social assistance programme. The comments have been drawn along political lines, [...]

Willoughby Throws Support Behind Suspended City Administrator

Willoughby also chimed in on the suspension of City Administrator Candice Miller and the report that she wrote a cheque to pay for unauthorized bills. While vouching that in his [...]

Howell Gillett Makes Moves to Lower Corruption in Police Department

Today, Senior Superintendent Howell Gillett was described as possibly the busiest man in a positive way in the south side of Belize City. The Regional Commander of Eastern Division South [...]

Brothers Habet Ltd. Supports South Side Police Officers

Even before that meeting with UNO Sales Consultant Lupita Zetina, Gillett met and signed off on an agreement with Carlo Habet, the manager of Brothers Habet Limited in Belize City. [...]

Belize U-15 National Basketball Team Heads to COCABA

Belize’s Under-fifteen Boys National Basketball Team left the country today en route to El Salvador to play in the COCABA championships. The contingent of twelve players and three officials will [...]

NEMO Prepares for Hurricanes…and Tsunamis

The National Emergency Management Organization is in full gear with less than two months away from the Tropical Atlantic Hurricane Season. Today, public officers received training at a shelter management [...]