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Robbers Stopped at M&L Collections on “The Alberts”…

Businesses along Albert Street have become the target of thieves in recent days, despite a noticeable police presence in the downtown area of Belize City.  Last Thursday, we reported on [...]

Spoonaz Café on North Front Hit Overnight by Armed Thieves

While the robbery at M and L Collections failed, on Monday night, well-known businessman Jeremy Spooner, better known as ‘Spoonaz,’ was the victim of an armed robbery. He was inside [...]

P.U.P. Leader Hits Andrews, Saldivar for Commitment to Party

Leader of the Opposition People’s United Party, John Briceño, today hosted a press briefing at Independence Hall covering a multitude of national issues. But the party is presently experiencing some [...]

Briceño Tells Feuding Senators in Albert to Hold it Down

Another flashpoint for the P.U.P. is the June seventeenth contested convention in the Albert division. Current standard bearer Senator Paul Thompson is being challenged by his Upper House colleague Valerie [...]

The P.U.P.’s Big Tent: Zenaida May Be In, Said Not Out

The party has faced questions about its level of participation in the convention season by women, after defeated candidate in Corozal Bay, Thea Garcia Ramirez, suggested the party would not [...]

Solving a Problem Like Guatemalan Citizenship Renunciation

Ahead of the July first start of the long overdue re-registration exercise, the People’s United Party has shared many of its concerns about the preparation of the Elections and Boundaries [...]

O.A.S. Asked to Observe Re-Registration; EBC Not Constituted

Ahead of the start of the process, the P.U.P. has called on Prime Minister Dean Barrow to invite, as the Manuel Esquivel government did in 1997, the Organization of American [...]

Dangrigans Shocked as Town Hall Driver Maurice Serano Ends Life

On Monday afternoon, the sixty-one-year-old driver of Dangriga’s Mayor Francis Humphrey ended his own life in front of his house as he was being pursued by the police. Maurice Serrano [...]

P.U.P. Urges Government to Help Santander Pursue other Sugar Markets

A decision is pending on whether the export processing zone status of Santander Sugar Limited will be amended to allow it to put part of its plantation sugar on the [...]

Corozal Producers Say Multinational Can’t Sell Sugar at Home

The Corozal Sugar Cane Producers Association issued a three-page response to the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Commerce, as well as Santander Limited on the sale of sugar on the [...]

Renewal of Plea for Sarstoon Protocol

Minister for Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington has told us that the work to establish the Sarstoon protocol continues with our western neighbour and the Organization of American States, but that [...]

Cop Caught in Drug Bust Faces Internal Charges

As we told you on Monday, police constable Braiden Robateau and three siblings were arrested and charged by Orange Walk Police after they were nabbed in a marijuana smuggling operation [...]

Teen Boy Shot While Pointing Gun Still in Hospital; Was Firearm Planted?

Thirteen-year-old Elwin Pitter remains in recovery at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital under police guard.  It is expected that upon his release, charges stemming from several firearms offences will be [...]

Examining Why Accused Murderers Are Applying for Bail

It has become almost a fixture recently in the newscast: persons charged with murder years ago, languishing at the Belize Central Prison, attaching legal representation to seek bail. The law [...]

What Can Be Done About Fuel Prices?

Earlier in the newscast, you hear the P.U.P. leader speak on a number of pressing national issues as well as party matters. But John Briceño opened his press conference today [...]

Opposition Calls Out Government on Crime Dialogue

A total of seventy-nine murders have been reported, unofficially, across Belize to date, putting the country on course for another triple-digit year of killings. Other types of major crime reports, [...]

Celebrating World Environmental Day

“World Environment Day” was observed today under the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution.’  Since 1974, the United Nations marked June fifth as World Environment Day to promote worldwide awareness and action [...]

How You Can Help Victims of Guatemala Volcano Disaster

Disturbing images of death and destruction continue to emerge in the wake of the eruption of Volcan de Fuego in Antigua in neighboring Guatemala. The death toll is rising as [...]