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Waterloo Writes to N.G.O. Senator, “Your Silence is Deafening.”

Portico Enterprises Limited intends to dredge eight and half million cubic meters of material from the seabed in order to build a peninsula at the proposed site for the Port [...]

Cruise Tourism Development, A Tangled Mess

Tonight, we’ll take a closer look at the state of cruise tourism development in Belize.  Three companies, including Stake Bank, Portico Enterprise and Waterloo Holdings, are in legal disputes with [...]

Jones Vs Rosado; Is there a Rift in the Belize Police Department?

As we reported earlier this week, Deputy Commissioner of Police Bart Jones wants D.C.P. Doctor Richard A. Rosado’s appointment date squashed. Through his attorney, D.C.P. Jones has filed an application [...]

Minister of Health Says $90 Million Belmopan Hospital Investment is “forward thinking”

Kevin Bernard, the Minister of Health and Wellness, is throwing his full support behind the Briceño administration’s plan to construct a ninety million dollar tertiary level hospital in Belmopan. This [...]

Still No CBA between K.H.M.H. Workers Union and Hospital Management

As we have reported, the K.H.M.H. Workers Union has called the construction of the hospital into question.  The concern is that a shortage of nurses and doctors already exists. It [...]

Cruise Tourism Development is Mired in Legal Controversy

A public dispute surrounding the signing of a Definitive Agreement between the Government of Belize and Portico Enterprises Limited, in October 2020, has seen a number of sitting and former [...]

Controversial Definitive Agreement; Lawsuits Abound!!

The Government of Belize is also bracing for additional court action.  Litigation is pending in respect of the Port of Belize Expansion Project and Cruise Terminal.  On June fifth, the [...]

Attorney General’s Resignation is Confirmed

On Tuesday, we broke the story of the Attorney General Magali Marin Young’s pending resignation after two years and seven months in the capacity as the country’s chief legal officer.  [...]

Jasmine Hartin, Detained at Border, Pays Fine, Released

The roller-coaster ride that Jasmine Hartin has been on for the past few years seems to still be a part of her life. A week ago, the Supreme Court handed [...]

Attorney For Jasmine Hartin Says His Client Had No Travel Restrictions

Orson “OJ” Elrington, the attorney for Jasmine Hartin, spoke with reporters this afternoon. He contended that the travel restrictions imposed on Hartin during her trial had been lifted following her [...]

Teenager Killed While Returning from Shop

Another murder has been recorded in the wake of the weekend murders in Caye Caulker and Libertad Village.  The latest homicide took place in Belize City. On Monday night, police [...]

John Hyde is Arrested and Charged for Caye Caulker Murder

Twenty-six-year-old John Hyde Junior was arraigned on one count of murder in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court this afternoon.  This is in connection with the shooting death of forty-five-year-old Floyd [...]

Trial in Murder of Shawn Menzies Begins in High Court

A pair of men, believed to be the culprits in the murder of Bowen & Bowen employee Shawn Menzies in November 2018, appeared in the High Court this morning.  Eric [...]

Paguada Brothers Appear in Court for Murder Trial

Siblings Delson and Tione Paguada, as well as Timothy Carcamo, are also on trial for the murder of thirty-two-year-old Paul Jex that occurred in San Pedro in January 2018.  Earlier [...]

Hartin Bolts for Border

Canadian Jasmine Hartin is back in the news tonight. Hartin, who was recently fined seventy-five thousand dollars for the manslaughter of Superintendent Henry Jemmott, was photographed at the Belize/Mexico border [...]

South is Shot Dead on La Isla Carinosa Briceño

A construction supervisor was executed on Saturday night inside his home on Caye Caulker.  It is the first murder on the island in several years and residents in the Black [...]

Kurtis Usher Ambushed, Killed in Libertad; Baby Grazed to the Head

Within hours, there were reports of another murder on Saturday night, only this time in Libertad Village in the Corozal District.  Kurtis Usher had just returned home along with his [...]

P.B.L. Asks Contractor General to Investigate Signing of Definitive Agreement

Contractor General Maria Arthurs is being asked to look into the circumstances of the signing of the Definitive Agreement between the Government of Belize and Portico Enterprises Limited.  A letter [...]

Mike Peyrefitte Doubles Down On Non-involvement in Definitive Agreement

This afternoon we caught up with United Democratic Party Senator Michael Peyrefitte in Belmopan. We asked him for a response to Portico Enterprises Limited’s June first press release in which [...]

Former Justice of Appeals Takes S.S.B. and Attorney General to Court

Former Justice of Appeals Samuel Awich has filed a claim against the Social Security Board and the Attorney General of Belize to the tune of six hundred thousand dollars. Awich [...]

AG’s Office Tries to Make Sense of Former Justice of Appeals’ $600,000 Claim

The attorney general says that she doesn’t know what to make of the former justice’s claim. Back in 2014, the People’s United Party and the Bar Association raised several objections [...]

Portico Enterprises Limited Seeks to Set Record Straight on Allegations of Wrongdoing

Portico Enterprises Limited has fired off a press release to set the record straight following allegations of corruption regarding the Definitive Agreement entered into with the Government of Belize. As [...]

Alarms Raised By Oil Rig That Entered Belizean Waters for Replenishing

It is not every day that you wake up to the site of a floating oil rig in Belizean waters, especially since there is an indefinite moratorium on offshore drilling [...]

Portico Responds to Shyne’s Comments on Definitive Agreement

The principals of Portico Enterprises Limited have been rather tightlipped on criticisms regarding the Definitive Agreement signed with the Government of Belize in October 2020.  Since the issue resurfaced last [...]

School Fight between Machete-wielding Man and Students under Investigation

It’s not the kind of news any parent expects to hear, that their child was involved in a brawl at school that ended up with them being sent home. It’s [...]