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Is the U.S. Government listening in on private phone conversations in Belize?

Visa informant Alverine Burgess has provided first-hand testimony of her financial dealings with Minister of State Edmund Castro. She has stated repeatedly that she paid Castro for each visa he [...]

Foreign Affairs C.E.O. and Opposition Leader say they would not be surprised

As we said, it is not surprising that Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Hawthorne would vehemently deny any recording which would suggest clandestine and unsanctioned intelligence-gathering activity. Currently, the U.S. is under [...]

U.B. President Carey Fraser confirms 2014 departure

In Thursday’s newscast we showed you the press conference hosted by the University of Belize’s Board of Trustees, ostensibly to clarify the resignation, removal, or none of the above – [...]

UB Board of Trustees charts the way forward

Chairman of the Board of Trustees Harrison Pilgrim did not wish to comment on the report that the Government of Belize owes U.B. two point five million dollars, and that [...]

U.S. Government gifts the B.D.F. and Coast Guard vehicles and equipment

Today, the Belize Defense Force and the Belize Coast Guard received a significant donation from the United States Government. The operational capabilities of both branches of Belize’s armed forces have [...]

B.D.F. wants a chopper to assist with drug operation efforts

While the vehicles and vessels will no doubt be welcome additions to the fleets of the armed forces, the B.D.F. wants a helicopter. According to B.D.F. Commander, Brigadier General David [...]

Leader of Opposition says allegations by whistleblower is serious

The overwhelming revelation of the visa hustle and the passport scandal over the past month and a half has landed a big black eye on the current U.D.P. Administration. Ministers [...]

Fonseca says G.O.B. should inquire on eavesdropping

As to the alleged involvement of the US Government in eavesdropping, Fonseca says that the Government of Belize should want to gather information on what is happening.   Francis Fonseca, [...]

2 Brodie Company Ltd employees arraigned for theft of $20,000

This evening, thirty-three-year-old Kimberly Goff and thirty-four-year old Alma Gabourel Choc were charged with the theft of more than nineteen thousand dollars from James Brodie and Company Ltd., a Belize [...]

Belize City man sentenced to 12 years for attempted murder

This morning, in the Supreme Court chamber of Justice Troadio “John” Gonzalez, twenty-one-year-old Diondray McKoy, who appeared unrepresented, was slapped with a twelve year sentence after being found guilty of [...]

Vincent “Steeno” Tillett, Guilty of Manslaughter

Eighteen days ago, a trial by judge without jury in the murder case of forty-nine-year-old Vincent “Steeno” Tillett concluded before Justice Adolph Lucas, who paused to decide the fate of [...]

Panama, the harpy eagle, turns 10

On November first, Belize mourned the loss of April, the oldest tapir in captivity. Today, however, it celebrated the birthday of Panama, a captive-bred harpy eagle imported from its namesake [...]