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U.D.P. landslide victory in Municipal Elections…

The red wave that washed across Belize in the last municipal elections in 2006 and in the 2007 general elections, continued to hold with relative ease in yesterday’s municipal elections. [...]

…But voter turnout was only 52 percent

…And now to the topic of voter turnout. Early on and throughout the day there were concerns in several municipalities that the votes cast would be lower than the fifty [...]

Mayor Zenaida Moya wins by wide margin

In Belize City, the seat of political power, the campaign got fiery in the last two weeks with the onslaught of attacks directed at Mayor Zenaida Moya. The United Democratic [...]

Eric Chang gets most votes for Belize City

The highest number of votes in the Belize City polling went to political newcomer Eric Chang, who showed nine thousand, four hundred and twenty-eight votes, almost seven hundred more than [...]

Opposition leader discusses election results…

And while De la Fuente is ready for office, Leader of the Opposition, John Briceño says that the P.U.P.’s three consecutive wins in Orange Walk are a sign of what [...]

… But the big story is that V.I.P. topples P.U.P. in Belmopan

One of the biggest stories to come out of Wednesday’s elections is about the inroads made by the V.I.P. that fared better than the People’s United Party, but not enough [...]

Cayo, Benque, Punta Gorda and San Pedro also go red

The U.D.P.’s victory spread to the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena that were painted red. The U.D.P.’s John August returns as Mayor with two thousand and six [...]

Comptroller of Customs targeted with grenade

In Belize City’s deadly and dangerous streets, a third grenade exploded on Tuesday night. This time, the target was the Comptroller of Customs’ residence on Signa Yorke Street in the [...]

Man gunned down in front of his home

There was a murder on the south side of Belize City on Tuesday night at about the same time the grenade exploded. It happened around eight o’clock and claimed the [...]

Seventeen year sentence for Manslaughter

In Magistrates’ Court today, a hefty serving of bad news was dished out to a Belize City man. Forty-five year old Hubert Bennett was found guilty of Manslaughter and sentenced [...]

Police constable gets twelve years for Carnal Knowledge

In the Dangriga Supreme Court, a police constable was hit with a major sentence today. Justice Troadio Gonzalez ordered twenty-three year old Juan Pop to spend twelve years behind bars [...]

Accused “Junie Balls” murderer freed of charges

Also in the Supreme Court, this past Wednesday twenty-one year old Edward Lord Jr., beat a murder charge in the killing of Crip Leader, George Junie Balls McKenzie. Crown Counsel [...]

Healthy Living helps to understand Asthma

It’s one of the most common health ailments around and while there is no known cure for asthma, there are ways to control it. As we find out this week, [...]