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P.M. says there is a hotbed of corruption at the Lands Department

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is in Los Angeles for fund-raising activities and meetings with Belizeans living in that area. While he is out, his deputy, Minister of Natural Resources Gaspar [...]

Elvin Penner is back in Cayo Northeast, but still not talking to the media

Former Minister of State and the man on the immigration hot seat Elvin Penner is back in Belize. He returned from Guatemala on Sunday, after receiving medical attention for hypertension [...]

U.D.P. Cayo Northeast Committee also wants Penner to resign

While Elvin Penner has not made up his mind if he is resigning, the People’s United Party says it now has enough signatures to start the process of a recall [...]

N.T.U.C.B. sends a strong message to government

According to the Prime Minister Dean Barrow, government coffers are overflowing and there are millions upon millions of dollars to hand out. That’s what the U.D.P. leader told constituents of [...]

Father of four is murdered following an altercation at a Belize City bar

Shots rang out in City on Friday night in the area of Hyde’s Lane and New Road. A twenty-eight year old father of four within close proximity of his house [...]

Another American fugitive nabbed in Belize

Last Friday, we reported on American fugitive, forty-seven year old Kenneth Hibbs, who was caught by San Ignacio Police on Burns Avenue. Hibbs was wanted by U.S. Marshalls for parole [...]

GSU sting operation yields 100 pounds of weed

A sting operation over the weekend conducted by the GSU has yielded a whopping one hundred pounds of cannabis. The unit arrested Anibal Garcia of Arenal Village, Cayo District along [...]

Julian Cho Technical High shuts down; there is no science teacher

In the south, a demonstration was held this morning by parents and students of the Julian Cho Technical High School and tonight, the school has closed its doors. It stems [...]

CWU administration has failed to honor legal obligations

The Christian Workers Union was suspended from the National Trade Union Congress of Belize in mid-August and tonight it is facing expulsion from the umbrella organization if it decides to [...]

Stevedores say DFC has not paid dues to CWU for years

The reason for the postponement of the congress is due to the current financial situation of the union.  The forthcoming process, according to Pitter, should exclude the membership of the [...]

Each of 9 entities under CWU to present candidates for union executive

The congress, says Pitter, is predicated on an understanding that each of the nine entities would present individual candidates to participate in the election.   Dion Pitter, Member, Christian Workers [...]

N.T.U.C.B. threatens to expel CWU from the Congress

The stevedores want the executive removed, and so does the N.T.U.C.B.  That entity has sent a stern and final warning to the C.W.U. That warning is clear – if the [...]

Belizean Cyclist Byron Pope qualifies for upcoming Central America and Caribbean Games

Byron Pope, a seasoned rider on the local cycling front, has qualified to participate in the upcoming 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games, following a recent competition in Curacao where [...]

Carlos Beltran sentenced to 8 months for handling stolen goods

A Belize City youth, who has been on remand since August for burglary, was sentenced to eight months imprisonment today. Carlos Beltran appeared in court this morning and changed his [...]

Female bar own charged for the common assault of a businesswoman

A female bar owner who allegedly attacked a businesswoman was today before the court to answer to two criminal charges.  Twenty-four year old Delgy Vasquez from Ladyville was read charges [...]

Weekend sports with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The Belmopan Bandits needed a win Saturday night when they hosted a struggling, but always dangerous Police United inside [...]