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Trouble in the Judiciary? D.P.P. Is Thrown Out of JLSC Meeting

There is another issue to add to the mounting troubles in the judiciary.  Last February, the Director of Public Prosecutions Cheryl-Lynn Vidal was elevated from vice president to President of [...]

City Administrator Suing the Belize City Council

City Administrator Candice Miller continues to serve a month-long suspension from managerial duties at City Hall.  Miller was temporarily removed from office following disclosure that former city council employee Joe [...]

P.U.P. Party Leader Weighs in on Wagner-Miller Differences

Leader of the Opposition John Briceño has also weighed in on the City Hall fiasco, chiding former Mayor Darrell Bradley for granting Miller a four-year contract extension, months prior to [...]

AG on U.S. Drug Report – “Unfair and Cowardly”

On April ninth, a U.S. Narcotics reports listed Belize as one of twenty-two major drug transit countries. The International Narcotics Control Strategy Report of the U.S. State Department designated Belize, [...]

Briceño Says PM’s Land Attacks Are Bogus

During the budget debate at the end of March, Prime Minister Dean Barrow called out Opposition Leader John Briceño accusing him of dubiously amassing huge acreages of land in the [...]

John Briceño Says Land Transactions Legal!

Briceño vehemently defended the lawful purchase of the properties, despite the fire sale prices at which they were bought.   John Briceño, Party Leader, P.U.P. “Those are lands that we [...]

AG Wants You to Register & Vote

During our coverage of the referendum in Guatemala, you’ve heard a number of voices weigh in on Guatemala’s “Yes” vote to go to the ICJ on the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute.  [...]

John Briceño Says I.C.J., Maybe?

The People’s United Party is yet to take a definitive position on the referendum issue and whether the territorial claim Guatemala has had over Belize should be taken to the [...]

Pitts Vs Usher for Port. Party Leader Says “Que Sera Sera”

Doctor Candice Pitts won handsomely on March seventh and became one of ten P.U.P. councilors to be seated at City Hall.  During the campaign, Pitts told her story of going [...]

C.C.C.U. Gets Keys to Belize City

This afternoon at City Hall, the Belize City Council bestowed the key to the Old Capital upon the President of the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions.  It is a particularly [...]

AG Says UNCAC Assessment is Near

When we caught up with the Attorney General, he also gave us an update on the United Nations Convention Against Corruption that was at the center of the 2016 strikes [...]

Crime Bills Signed, but Emergency Areas on Hold

In his interview with the media today, the Attorney General also commented on the recent efforts to tackle crime including the crime bills and the emergency zones.  As it relates [...]

Cops Honored for Good Work

Three law enforcement officers were recognized for good work today. The trio is assigned to the Mahogany Heights Police Sub-Station and was successful in apprehending a robber who stole twenty-four-thousand [...]

A Conference on Drafting Legislation and Policy Development

A two day law-making conference opened today in Belize City. The event was organized through the Office of the Attorney General to help build capacity within government ministries. Michael Peyrefitte [...]

Addressing Corruption at Recent Summit of the Americas

Last week a Belizean contingent attended the Eighth Summit of the Americas in Peru. Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington, Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte and Belize’s Ambassador to the U.S. and [...]

Miguel Diaz-Canel, the New President of Cuba

Miguel Diaz-Canel was officially named as the new President of Cuba today, one day after a secret vote in that country’s National Assembly. Diaz-Canel, who turns fifty-eight on Friday, has [...]

Plant World Nursery to Stabilize Citrus Industry

The citrus industry continues to face turbulence, having to deal with HLB disease and low production at the factory.  But there is a glimmer of hope for the Citrus Growers [...]

4 Dead Manatees Discovered Up the Belize River

On April seventeenth, the team consisting of Jamal Galvez from Sea to Shore Alliance, a Port Officer and OCEANA personnel, was on routine patrol monitoring no wake zones along the [...]

Dead Count for Sea Cow on the Rise

In 2017, forty manatees were killed along the Belize City coastline and the mouth of the Belize River due to watercraft collisions. Statistics show that there are already twenty dead [...]

Belize U-fifteen Boys Basketball Team Bring Back Medals from COCABA Championship

Their welcome home was not a big deal, but the Under-fifteen Boys National Basketball Team has every reason to be proud. Beating the odds, the team came back with bronze [...]