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P.S.U. Headquarters is Sold Off to Asian Businessman by Belmopan CitCo

The Public Service Union is confirming that its headquarters and land in Belmopan have been secretly sold off on the cheap and the union is not taking it quietly. The [...]

Cooler Heads Prevail! B.N.T.U. and Minister of Education Meet

The Belize National Teachers Union, five days after marching on Belmopan in protest of the Ministry of Education, has met with Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and cooler heads seem [...]

Will Teachers’ Pay Get Docked After Demonstration?

Will protesting teachers be docked a day’s pay for last Wednesday’s demonstration?  Senator Elena Smith told the media that it is their hope that the respective managements will not deduct [...]

Patrick Faber Points Finger at Media for Ministry/B.N.T.U. Miscommunication

Interestingly, the Minister of Education blamed the media for, (Quote) “stirring the mud between the union and government.” (Unquote)  Faber also says that the meeting was amicable and cordial.  Both [...]

American National Sues over “Sanctuary Belize” Multimillion-Dollar Scam

On November eighth, the Federal Trade Commission revealed that a multimillion-dollar real estate scam had been operating in Belize for fifteen years. The scam was swiftly shutdown by the F.T.C., [...]

Scammed Investors Won Case against Sittee River Wildlife Reserve

The case brought against Sittee River Wildlife Reserve by Colleen Strom over the Sanctuary Bay scam was not the first and might certainly not be the last. Previous to Strom’s [...]

Central Bank of Belize Looking Into the Scam

The U.S. indictment named several persons and companies as it relates to a civil complaint lodged against Sanctuary Belize, Andris Pukke and other associates including Atlantic International Bank Limited.  It’s [...]

OJ Elrington Secures U.D.P. Nomination in Freetown Division

The ITVET compound on Freetown Road in Belize City was the venue for yet another round of convention under the U.D.P. banner.   Three candidates Fredy Cantillano, Doctor Carla Barnett and [...]

Francis Fonseca Posts about U.D.P. Convention in Freetown

Since 2003, Francis Fonseca has been the undefeated area representative for Freetown Division, winning that division even at a time when the People’s United Party was unpopular. Fonseca posted a [...]

Dr. Carla Barnett Quitting Politics after Sunday’s Defeat

According to Doctor Carla Barnett, the results of Sunday’s convention mark the end of her political path. While she is leaving politics, Barnett hopes that other women would run for [...]

What’s Dr. Barnett’s Future within the U.D.P.?

Barnett first entered politics in 2015 when she was endorsed as the U.D.P. candidate for Freetown, but she was bested by Francis Fonseca in the last General Elections.  Barnett was [...]

U.D.P. and P.U.P. Hold Simultaneous Conventions in Separate Divisions

In other political news….the U.D.P. also held a convention in the Stann Creek West Division. Labour Commissioner Ivan Williams emerged victorious with one thousand two hundred and twelve votes. He [...]

Choice Bank’s Lawsuit against G.O.B. Moves Forward in Court

Earlier this year, Choice Bank Limited launched a lawsuit against the Minister of Finance as the first defendant, Central Bank, and the Attorney General as the second and third defendant. [...]

High-Powered Rifle and Ammo Seized; Police Looking for 1 Suspect

Did police foil yet another drug operation on the Coastal Road? Over the weekend, police spotted and pursued a number of persons traveling in a SUV near White Ridge on [...]

A Suspected Drug Plane or a Legit Aircraft in Sarteneja?

At today’s press briefing, police say they can’t say if a plane flying up north was involved in any illicit activity because there is no evidence to support that.  The [...]

Taxi Operator Perishes in RTA

There was a fatal road traffic accident in the city today. Fifty-six-year-old taxi operator, Arthur Requeña was knocked down on the Philip Goldson Highway in front of the Easy Inn [...]

Thieves Hit Cayo Primary School Six Times in One Year

St. Matthew’s Government School in the Cayo District has been preyed upon by thieves more times this year than it has ever been since opening its doors to the children [...]

Armed Burglars Strike CDS Gas Again

Armed, masked burglars hit C.D.S. Gas twice in one month and police blame a ring of thieves targeting the Ladyville and surrounding villages. The gas station on Burrell Boom road [...]

No Response from 9-1-1 Line for CDS Gas Burglary Call

Owner of the C.D.S. Gas, Stephen Bisset, says he also believes the robbers are the same ones who robbed the gas station a month ago. Bisset, who is out of [...]

18 Year Old Charged for Pen Road Shooting

An eighteen-year-old Belize City resident has been arrested and charged for the attempt made on the life of Damien Leslie, which occurred last Wednesday on Neal Pen Road in Belize [...]

Gillnets Confiscated from within the Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve

Over the weekend, five gillnets were removed from the Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve, located some twenty miles off the coast of Belize.  Recently, a report circulated that illegal gillnets were [...]

More Enforcement Needed to Address Gillnets in Belizean Waters

The use of gillnets have been a perennial issue and Cabinet has formed a task force with relevant partners to address the sustainability of fishing practices in Belize and the [...]

Highlights of the Weekend in Sports

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