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Santino not fired because he blocked purchase of ministerial vehicle

We reported in our newscast on Wednesday, that Santino Castillo, the deputy chairman of the Belize Tourism Board who also chairs the Board’s Finance Sub-Committee, had been unceremoniously dumped from [...]

Leader of Opposition: Economy is not better today

The Prime Minister’s first quarterly press conference for 2011 was on Wednesday; it took place at a time when high priority industries are operating in crisis mode. On the heels [...]

Barrow believes Court gave green light to drill in National Park

One of the many controversial issues in oil exploration is government’s intent to allow a US company to drill in the Sarstoon Temash National Park in Toledo. Environmentalists have been [...]

BELPO President believes P.M. misinterpreted Court Ruling

That was the prime minister’s take on Wednesday and by today the reaction has been fast and furious. SATIIM issued a release saying that the P.M.’s statement shows complete disregard [...]

Is it illegal to drill for oil in the Sarstoon Temash National Park?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think oil drilling for commercial quantities is illegal in the Sarstoon Temash National Park? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 [...]

Telemedia case will go as far as Caribbean Court of Justice

The nationalization of Telemedia in August 2009 has sparked debate in local and international quarters.  How safe is the investment climate for foreign investors? That’s a question asked by serious [...]

Sugar Industry woes

In a senate meeting in November last year, Senator Godwin Hulse projected that the sugar content in the new cane crop was possibly better than that of 2009. In his [...]

Political Parties differ on solution to Cruise Tourism problems

Both major political parties, the U.D.P. and the P.U.P. agree that Cruise Tourism is an industry that needs more than just souvenirs, taxis and hair braiders to stay afloat.  While [...]

Tourism Minister says his team is meeting with Carnival

Since the crisis involving tendering for cruise tourism broke, we have not heard from the Minister of Tourism. He accompanied the Prime Minister and B.T.B. officials to Miami on January [...]

BWEL says reports of tank shortages are malicious

Belize Western Energy Ltd. invited to its Belize City offices today to clarify what it considers to be serious allegations made against the company in light of a news item [...]

Belize City Council Revenue Collector charged with Theft

In the courts, a fifty-seven year old Revenue Collector from the Belize City Council was charged with the theft of over three thousand dollars. He is Dorien Matthews and he [...]

Brother-in-law killer gets 14 years for manslaughter

Exactly one week ago Wyatt Anderson was convicted of Manslaughter for fatally stabbing his brother-in-law, Robert Brown. Today Anderson was initially given the minimum sentence of fifteen years, but it [...]

Barrow bursts COLA’s Camp out bubble

While most of the P.M.’s quarterly press conference laid out hard times for the people, there was one moment at the end of the press conference when Barrow paused to [...]

Minority shareholder in B.N.E. wins in Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

A ruling was handed down in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in a case brought by Maranco LLC against Susan Morrice, Tony Quinn, International Natural Energy LLC and Belize Natural [...]

Aunt of Charles Young Jr. says he’s innocent of double murder charges

Twenty year old Charles Young Jr. has been fingered as one of two gunmen who assaulted a trio last Friday evening as they stood talking at the corner of Tibruce [...]

Healthy Living remembers important details about memory loss

At some time or the other, almost every person has forgotten where they put their wallet, keys or the time of an appointment. If you have experienced this, then chances [...]