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P.U.P. stages a huge political convention in Belmopan; Patrick Andrews is new standard bearer

It was perhaps the most anticipated and hard fought political convention in recent P.U.P. history, as four persons vied for the right to represent the opposition party in the Belmopan [...]

P.M. personally checks Immigration files to prove Castro’s innocence

Prime Minister Dean Barrow left the country on Sunday to undergo surgery in Los Angeles for which we wish him a speedy recovery. But before leaving, he strenuously defended his [...]

Penner to remain seated on the U.D.P.’s backbench

When news broke that a South Korean national imprisoned in Taiwan, had received Belizean citizenship and passport, the Prime Minister put Elvin Penner out of cabinet and announced that he [...]

11 immigration clerks transferred; N.T.U.C.B. and P.S.U. come out swinging

Still on the issue of the immigration scandal…The National Trade Union Congress of Belize, and sister organization the Public Service Union, came out swinging this morning on the abrupt transfer [...]

N.T.U.C.B. concerned about perception of transferred clerks involvement in passport scandal

So far it is only public officers that have been affected in the huge immigration scandal. The police say they are not looking in the direction of the former minister [...]

Mayor of Dangriga says the Barrow is dissing him with market issue

The corruption at the Social Investment Fund which resulted in the halting of the Dangriga Market Project has gone unremarked lately. That’s because the issue has been completely overshadowed by [...]

P.M. says he is seeking a qualified quality assurance person for Lands Dept.

Prime Minister Dean Barrow, at a recent fundraiser in Los Angeles, openly admitted that “the Lands Department unfortunately is another hotbed of corruption.” That acknowledgement, which came on the heels [...]

Fire in Belize City guts a King’s Park house

Early this morning, a fire gutted a house in the King’s Park Area. Luckily no one was at home at the time of the blaze, but the family of four [...]

Cyclist dies when he crashed motorbike into a cow

A Honduran national from the village of Duck Run in the Cayo District is dead after his motorcycle crashed into a cow in Spanish Lookout. The accident occurred just before [...]

Fisherman’s murder trial ends in nolle prosequi

The trial of San Pedro fisherman Harrison Jacobs, charged with the murder of twenty year old Francis Figueroa, ended in a nolle prosequi before Justice Adolph Lucas today in the [...]

Lloyd Elijio sentenced to 12 years for attempted murder

Twenty-two year old Lloyd Elijio has been sentenced to more than a decade behind bars for the October 2009 attempted murder of Mark Lord. Lord was shot on Hyde’s Lane [...]

Is there support for a senate-led investigation into the passport scandal?

The senate will meet this Wednesday in Belmopan when opposition senator, Lisa Shoman, will present a motion calling for s senate select committee to investigate the passport and visa scandals. [...]

Flooding in Rural and Urban Belize

For the past two weeks, heavy rains had been putting a damper on villages along the George Price Highway in the west. But one of the main effects of the [...]

Bodybuilding and much more on Weekend Sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Week six of the PLB’s Belikin Cup found a struggle with Police United needing a win against FC Belize [...]