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PM Barrow says Supreme Court Justice Dismissive of Crown Counsels

Prime Minister Dean Barrow hosted the 2019 Prime Minister Business Forum today. About three hundred guests from the private sector were at the Civic Centre when the PM used the [...]

Imer Hernandez “is entitled to and will continue to bid for contracts.”

Imer Hernandez is not only a relative of the former Deputy Prime Minister, but also a very vocal and strong supporter of the United Democratic Party so it is no [...]

PM says Imer Hernandez Won IDB Contract Fair & Square

As it relates to the recent contract that Imer Hernandez was awarded by the Inter-American Development Bank, Prime Minister Dean Barrow says that the tender process is done pursuant to [...]

Contractor General Post Vacant Due to ‘Stupid’ Law

In the absence of a Contractor General, contracts awarded by the Government are currently being sent to the office of the Solicitor General for revision. Godwin Arzu’s contract was not [...]

‘Blackaz’ Killer is Still on the Loose

In the crime blotter…the murder of Roy Lord remains an open investigation after police were forced to release a suspect in their most recent homicide case.  The thirty-one-year-old was shot [...]

Abelardo Castilla Remains Free on La Isla Bonita Despite Interpol Listing

A pair of men, both of whom are Mexican nationals, has been fined by customs and immigration authorities in Belize, even though one of them is wanted by Interpol for [...]

Remains of Suspected Drug Plane Found in OW District

The charred vestiges of a small single-engine aircraft believed to be a drug plane was found in a remote area of the Orange Walk District earlier this week, on Tuesday.  [...]

Industrial Action by Teachers at Bishop Martin High School

A sit-out started by seven teachers has morphed into full industrial action by all teachers at the Bishop Martin High School in Orange Walk. Today, the entire teaching staff was [...]

PM Praises Joint Legal Opinion, But Says It’s ‘Unpersuadable’

Attorneys Anthony Sylvestre, Richard ‘Dickie’ Bradley, and Kareem Musa say the 2008 Special Agreement is invalid. The trio of lawyers published a thirty-eight-page Joint Legal Opinion that calls into question [...]

PM Barrow says Challenge to GST Amendment Can’t Happen

Aside from an appeal of the Belize Bank ruling by Justice Courtenay Abel, Prime Minister Dean Barrow says that the government also has plans to challenge lawsuits filed by tour [...]

Bye Bye Alba Petrocaribe

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is hell bent in not allowing U.S. aid into the country. The embattled president closed Venezuela’s border with Brazil on Thursday until further notice amid a [...]

Nigel Hawke Resigns as Solicitor General of Guyana

The appointment of Nigel Hawke as Solicitor General of Guyana was short-lived. Hawke served in that capacity here in Belize for about four years, exiting the post in December of [...]

2019 Prime Minister’s Business Forum: “Embracing Innovation for Economic Prosperity”

The annual Prime Minister’s Business Forum was held today at the Belize City Civic Centre. The Prime Minister’s presentation lasted about twenty-five minutes and while his statements about a sitting [...]

Jovy Carballo is Shot at During Ambush on Raccoon Street Ext.

A resident of Lake Independence is lucky to have escaped serious injury when he came under gunfire a long way from home on Tuesday night.  Thirty-two-year-old Jovy Carballo was driving [...]

July’s Store is Robbed in Mango Creek

A store owner was robbed in Independence Village on Tuesday afternoon by a pair of thieves armed with a handgun and a machete.  Wen Quong Yian was relieved of five [...]

Dr. Gayle Back to Deliver Lecture on Crime and Violence

Renowned anthropologist Dr. Herbert Gayle is back in town and will be delivering a public lecture on Friday at the Bliss Institute.  Dubbed the Failure of Suppression, why and how [...]

P.U.P. Councilor Micah Goodin Involved in Kerfuffle at City Hall

P.U.P. Councillor Micah Goodin was allegedly involved in a kerfuffle on Wednesday night at City Hall. Reports are that the young councilor allegedly aggressed the City Administrator and had to [...]

National Lionfish Management Plan 2019-2023 is Launched

Since 2008, we’ve been reporting about the Lionfish. And if you’re wondering why ten years later we are still talking about – well, that is because this fish is impossible [...]

Fisheries Department Talks Hicatee Regulations

On Monday, a police patrol near mile thirty-two on the George Price Highway intercepted a vehicle transporting eight live hicatees. The turtles were confiscated and released back into the wild. [...]

Stake Bank, an Inch Closer to Become a Reality

It took years to move from the drawing board to its ground breaking, but the Stake Bank project is finally on its way. On Wednesday, the symbolic launch of the [...]

The National Basketball Team is Ready to Take on Antigua, Cuba and Bahamas

The national teams from Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba and the Bahamas are in Belize for the qualifying round of the FIBA World Cup games that is taking place at the [...]

St. Luke’s Methodist Primary Gets a Playground

The Rotary Clubs of Edmonton, Canada and Belize gifted the Saint Luke’s Methodist Primary School with a playground.  The outdoor recreational space is fitted with swings, slides and ladders for [...]

Healthy Living: Kidney Association Fundraiser

It’s the place many people turn to when they are in a crisis. That’s because when someone is faced with a sudden diagnosis of kidney failure and needs emergency dialysis [...]