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Patrick Faber: “To hell with it!”

The Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber was not at the start of today’s cabinet sitting in Belmopan. It means he did not face his colleagues around the table who on [...]

Deputy Prime Minister: ‘there is a lot of corruption’

The Deputy Prime Minister also spoke on corruption among politicians. He says that there is a lot of corruption and the politicians are corrupt because the people are corrupt too.  [...]

Faber Says G.O.B. Needs to do a Better Job in Addressing Youth Issues

Parts of Faber’s speech also touched on the budget, saying the youth are being short changed since little is spent on the future of the country.  Faber admitted that the [...]

A Life-Changing Surgery for a Mother of 3

For twenty years of her life, a Guinea Grass resident endured pain from an external hernia that developed so big that she carried her organs outside her body.  The mother [...]

Father Alleges that His Baby was Injured while in Human Services Custody

Kevin Arnold Senior alleges that his seven-month-old baby boy was injured while in the custody of the Human Services Department. According to Arnold, the boy and his two-year-old sister were [...]

A Plea for Help for Robbery

On Monday, the family of Aspinal Welch, who is incarcerated at the Belize Central Prison while awaiting trial for attempted murder, shared their story with us about his struggle behind [...]

Belize CitCo to Appeal Candice Miller’s $300K Judgment

In early October Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel ruled in favour of Candice Miller, former City Administrator.  Miller was contracted by former Mayor Darrell Bradley and was awarded a contract extension [...]

Mayor Wagner Says Belize City Council Doing Financially Well

Mayor Bernard Wagner also spoke on the council’s financial operations. The Mayor says that the council is gradually emerging from the slow season and has been able to meet every [...]

Hand in Hand Ministries and Social Security Help Single Mom Own a New Home

The family of Amanda Leiva is resting comfortably tonight in their new home. The mother of two received the keys to their new home this afternoon. Hand in Hand Ministries [...]

Historical Swing Bridge Being Repaired

Repairs on the historical Swing Bridge continue in the downtown area of the City. The Belize City Council’s initial assessment of the state of the Swing Bridge revealed serious structural [...]

Deveene Martinez is Ms. Garifuna Belize 2019-2020

Miss Garifuna Hopkins, Deveene Martinez was crowned Miss Garifuna Belize 2019-2020 over the weekend by the National Garifuna Council at the annual Miss Garifuna Belize Cultural Pageant. Following the National [...]

Mayor Bernard Wagner Clarifies Water Shortage at City Hall

The Belize City Council says it is in the process of seeking legal advice to take action against the Guardian’s Newspaper for an article published regarding a shortage of water [...]

University of West Indies Hosts Belize Country Conference 2019

A two-day conference focusing on youths is underway in Belize City. It is being hosted by the University of the West Indies. The discussions are taking on issues of gender [...]

#TheWayForward, John Saldivar Launches Leadership Bid

The man, who wants to replace Dean Barrow as leader for the U.D.P. and ultimately as Prime Minister, launched his bid on Sunday.  John Saldivar from Belmopan bussed in supporters [...]

Saldivar Boasts Support of 23 U.D.P. Standard Bearers Including Vega and Finnegan

The next leader of the United Democratic Party will be chosen by five hundred and sixty delegates. Of that figure, four hundred and ninety-six delegates are chosen from all thirty-one [...]

Minister Saldivar Responds to Mason’s Allegations

John Saldivar has had his share of controversies as well as allegations made against him, the latest coming out from the ‘Mason Murder Trial’. Mason along with Ashton Vanegas, Kieron Fernandez, [...]

Wife of Wheelchair-bound Inmate Appeals to the Judiciary

Twenty-nine-year-old Aspinal Welch, who is otherwise known in the streets of Belize City as “Robbery”, is wheelchair-bound.  Paralysis after being shot three years ago has led to a gradual deterioration [...]

Severe Case of Bed Sore for “Robbery”

In describing Welch’s situation, his common-law wife explained that she reached out to Kolbe C.E.O. Virgilio Murillo after having received a medical certificate from a doctor at the K.H.M.H.   When [...]

U.N.H.C.R. Holds Media Training

Belize is traditionally known to open its doors to refugees, in particular those from Central America countries who come here seeking a better life. Some resettle for economic reasons and [...]

Minister Elrington Weighs in on the Payment of Joshua Perdomo’s Debt

On Thursday night we reported that the Perdomo family has paid off the forty thousand dollar debt incurred by Joshua Perdomo after he received the money in 2009 for studies [...]

‘Peacemaker’ Sedi Won’t Make Appearance at Saldivar’s Convention

National Security Ministry John Saldivar will officially launch his bid for the leadership of the United Democratic Party on Sunday. Saldivar is going toe to toe with Patrick Faber for [...]

PAC Chairman Says Government There is Foot-dragging in Finalizing Report

The Public Accounts Committee, as an oversight body tasked with ensuring that there is transparency and accountability in the expenditure of government funds, has hit a bump in the road, [...]

Julius Espat’s Perspective on U.D.P. Leadership Race and PAC

Interestingly, Espat highlights the fact that both Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and Minister of National Security John Saldivar, who sit on the Public Accounts Committee, are challenging the leadership [...]

Julius Takes on Joshua Perdomo Debt Write-off

The uproar surrounding a debt write-off for monies owed to government by Joshua Perdomo is an obvious reason why there is a need for the Public Accounts Committee.  Despite having [...]

Land Tax Amnesty Programme Extended

In early October, the government announced that it will be implementing the Land Tax Amnesty Programme after it was passed by the House and approved by the Senate in September. [...]