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N.T.U.C.B. Says No Elections until Demands are Met

The N.T.U.C.B. is making urgent six demands on the government to address before any elections are called.  The Congress wants campaign financing laws to be implemented and is also clamouring [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Demands Independent Investigation of John Saldivar

The last time the unions collectively took to the streets was in 2005 when the P.U.P. was in government.  The Saldivar scandal has stirred widespread anti-corruption calls and prompted the [...]

A Call to Join the N.T.U.C.B.

As we said, the theme of Thursday’s demonstration by the N.T.U.C.B. is “Only the People Can Save the People” and as such union leaders, today made a call for members [...]

John Saldivar Tells His Side of the Story

On February fourteenth, John Saldivar finally admitted that he received monies from fraudster Lev Dermen, just as Jacob Kingston had testified in the U.S. District Court of Utah. Days earlier, [...]

Confesses to Receiving “Campaign Contributions” from Lev Dermen

The embattled John Saldivar has just released a three page release on those text messages that have left him exposed.  He has not taken questions from the media since Sunday [...]

Hugo Patt is Content Being Deputy Prime Minister

In four short days, the internal chaos in the Barrow administration and the United Democratic Party has brought embarrassment and humiliation.   With the resignation of John Saldivar from Cabinet on [...]

A Renewed Call for Campaign Financing

While his stock went up on Sunday, Patt had a very bad day on Wednesday with the press. Today, he admits that the situation that befell former Cabinet colleague John [...]

Will Patt Support Faber for Party Leader?

So with Patt not willing to offer himself for party leader, is he prepared to lend his support to Patrick Faber or any other interested candidate?  Here’s what Patt had [...]

Patrick Faber Contemplates a Second Candidacy

With the post of leadership now wide open, Former Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber who was defeated by John Saldivar on Sunday, is considering whether tossing his hat in the [...]

Text Messages Reveal John Saldivar Received Monies from Lev Dermen

Tonight we revisit those text exchanges between John Saldivar and Jacob Kingston that were presented as exhibits in a Utah court on Tuesday. The texts that went viral and have [...]

B.N.T.U. Demanded Saldivar’s Resignation Since 2016

The national president of the powerful Belize National Teachers Union Senator Elena Smith says that it is time to take action against corruption.  The B.N.T.U. is the latest body to [...]

B.N.N. Calls for Campaign Finance Legislation

In the face of those damning text messages, the Belize Network of N.G.O.s is also calling on the Barrow Administration to take all necessary steps to immediately introduce campaign finance [...]

C.W.U. Stands with P.S.U.

N.G.O.’s, the private sector and unions are calling for an investigation of John Saldivar.  The Christian Workers Union said today it supports the call by the Public Service for an [...]

Patrick Faber Reflects on Chaotic Convention Aftermath

There is a renewed call for unity within the fractured United Democratic Party following a week of turmoil that has seen its elected party leader ousted from the post less [...]

A Lesson Learned for Patrick Faber

While we had Faber, we also asked him about this poor performance in the convention results.  In reflecting on Sunday’s turnout, Faber acknowledges that throngs of supporters came out to [...]

P.S.U. President Explains Union’s Position on Jumoke Castro

Jumoke Castro, son of U.D.P. Cabinet Minister Edmond Castro was in the hot seat after he made vile comments on social media against Plus TV’s Shasta Wade.  Jumoke, who is [...]

P.S.U. President Comments on Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court has struck out the claim by the Public Service Union against Simplex Design Limited. The union had filed a lawsuit against the Belmopan City Council, the Ministry of [...]

Elderly Man Drowns in the South

The body of an elderly man was discovered this morning on the beach in Placencia. Seventy-seven year old fisherman, Enrique Castellanos was reported missing on Thursday and less than twenty-four [...]

REDD+ Builds Awareness Among Youth in the West

Forests across the world are disappearing at an alarming rate and because deforestation causes almost twenty percent of global emissions, the preservation of trees is important to slow down climate [...]

Super Babies & Super Parents at B.F.L.A.

A group of proud parents received gifts today for ensuring that their newborns receive the necessary vaccines in the first years of their lives. Dubbed as supers, the mums and [...]

The Fifth Annual Cocktails for Manatees

The fifth annual Cocktails for the Manatees fundraiser, organized by Programme Coordinator Jamal Galvez of the Clear Water Marine Aquarium Research Institute, is ongoing at this time at Kukumba Beach [...]

Messages Between John Saldivar and Jacob Kingston Revealed

We have heard about the text messages between John Saldivar and Jacob Kingston; well tonight we will share them with you.  The string of texts were presented in the Utah [...]

Saldivar’s Fall from Grace in 72 Hours

John Saldivar was elected as the next leader of the U.D.P. on Sunday at a convention with all the bells and whistles and he portrayed himself as the future of [...]

Kareem Musa Takes on PM Barrow, John Saldivar

The People’s United Party today called a press conference to discuss the state of the nation and called out the Prime Minister to deliver his promise that he would fire [...]

P.U.P. Pledges to Put an End to Corruption

Prime Minister Dean Barrow and his cabinet in 2008 were elected on the platform that they would eradicate corruption. PM Barrow himself had gone on record to say that he [...]