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PM Barrow Gives Latest Update on I.C.J. Referendum

Cabinet met late this afternoon at the prime minister’s office here in Belize City, a departure from its usual meeting place at the Sir Edney Cain Building in Belmopan.  High [...]

PM Barrow Dismisses Idea of a Mutual Decision to Delay I.C.J. Referendum

The Prime Minister also told News Five that he had received correspondence from Opposition Leader John Briceño.  Briceño is requesting that the PM calls off a meeting of the House [...]

New Legislation to be Passed, but No New Referendum Date as Yet

With all the new developments in the referendum debacle and a legal prescription to fix what’s wrong with the existing act, a new date for Belizeans to go to the [...]

Opposition Leader Bashes PM; Defends Judiciary over Recent Rulings

Opposition Leader John Briceño this evening released a prerecorded video statement responding to the ruling of the Court of Appeal and remarks made by Prime Minister Dean Barrow following that [...]

M.O.E. Reverses Decision; Classes Resume on Wednesday

There will be regular classes on Wednesday, April tenth, now that the I.C.J. Referendum has been postponed. This is the latest and official comment from the Ministry of Education. There [...]

The Prime Minister and the Judiciary; Are They at Odds?

On the heels of two consecutive losses in the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal, the government is convening a sitting of the House of Representatives this Friday to [...]

More Monies to be Sourced for I.C.J. Referendum Campaign

Following the decision of the Court of Appeal on Monday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow told the nation that he has no doubt that the I.C.J. referendum will be held no [...]

Has Public Confidence in PM Barrow Diminished?

The Chief Justice’s decision to grant an interim injunction, effectively putting a stop to the I.C.J. referendum on April tenth, threw a wrench in the Barrow’s administration I.C.J. plans. The [...]

Lloyden Bejerano is Murdered inside His House in the Oscar Sabido Area

A man was shot and killed inside his house in San Ignacio; he is one of two murder victims in the west.  Twenty-nine-year-old Lloyden Bejerano was gunned down inside his [...]

Macario Tzib is Stabbed to Death Inside His San Ignacio House

The second murder victim in San Ignacio was Macario Tzib. The security guard’s body was discovered on Monday evening, hours before the murder of Bejerano.  But due of the state [...]

Percival Pilgrim is Acquitted of Murder

Twenty-two-year-old Percival Pilgrim was this evening acquitted of a murder in the Mayflower Street area, aka “Ghost Town,” of Belize City.  Pilgrim was charged with the murder of Edward “Ghost” [...]

I.C.J. Referendum: A Summarized Timeline

It has been an active couple of months for the country as it relates to the I.C.J. referendum. Things first got into motion with the signing of the 2008 Special [...]

Group of Friends Keeping a Close Eye on I.C.J. Events

As part of the Confidence Building Measures to keep the peace along the adjacency zone, the Group of Friends of Belize and Guatemala has been providing funding. These countries form [...]

Machaquilah Students’ Journey to P.S.E

On Monday over seven thousand students sat the first half of the Primary School Examination countrywide. There were around thirty exam centres open for students to take the national standardized [...]

9-Year-Old Critical after ATV Accident at School; Who is Responsible?

A student was badly injured at his school about two weeks ago and now his condition is taking a turn for the worse. The primary school in Georgetown Village, Stann [...]

UB Hosts Central American University Confederation

The University of Belize is hosting the one hundred and thirteenth session of the Central American University Confederation. The purpose of the regional organization is to improve the quality of [...]

Pentecostal Diocese to Hold National Revival in Belize

The Pentecostal Assembly is hosting a national crusade in Belize over the next few days. Visiting members from Pentecostal Diocese in the U.S.A. are in country to spread the word [...]