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Prime Minister gets candid on corruption in his administration

  The House of Representatives had a full agenda for its special sitting today. It is the second sitting since the start of the new year convened primarily to avoid [...]

Barrow says scandals can topple his government

  In recent months, the Elvin Penner passport scandal followed by the visa hustle, the Castro Airports Authority cheques and the “hotbed of corruption” in the land departments, among others, [...]

Castro gives lengthy explanation on BAA cheques scandal

While the Prime Minister was short on details outside the House, Minister of State Edmond Castro was long on prose as he rose for the first time since the BAA [...]

PM says there is a recording involving Castro made by Minister King

  All sittings are generally ‘special’ in nature, and this one was no exception. It offered a little good, some bad and more than the usual ugly. There’s a whole [...]

U.D.P. Conventions: David Constanza resigns from the party after Sunday’s convention

The United Democratic Party is in the middle of conventions to select what they refer to as caretakers in the fourteen constituencies where that party does not have an area [...]

The fiery exchanges inside the House between Orange Walk members

  There’s a lot of hard news out of the House of Representatives, but there was also a prolonged exchange, which has become a trademark of every sitting. That was [...]

The members of the integrity commission

  Last Tuesday, former FIU director Marilyn Williams was appointed as the new chair of the Integrity Commission, after approximately four years of the agency being defunct.  The Prime Minister [...]

4% – the salary adjustments for teachers

  Throughout the month of January, the unions took to the streets calling for an end to corruption and salary adjustments. Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Barrow announced that based [...]

Firearm Act to be revisited

  While the issues outside the House after the proceedings took center stage, there were several important matters raised inside the House. Premier among those has to be the Firearms [...]

Bill passed to address threat by Caribbean Financial Action Task Force

Seven bills were passed today in the house. But the real purpose of today’s House Sitting had to do with a threat by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force.  In [...]

Very disturbing cases of sexual assault involving minors

There are two very disturbing cases of sexual assault involving minors to report on tonight. The first reportedly happened in Bullet Tree Falls, Cayo, on Tuesday evening where the mother [...]

Principal Public Health Inspector says PG Hospital followed proper procedures

On Tuesday, we reported on a garbage situation at the Punta Gorda Hospital involving the accumulation of medical waste inside the storage facility.  The incinerator which is used to consume [...]

The Gift of Life; Rotary’s program for children chronic heart problems

The Rotary Club of Belize’s annual Gift of Life Program is underway at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Since Monday, the visiting doctors have been attending to a growing number [...]

“Every Rose has Thorns,” the annual fundraiser for Rotary

To help raise the much needed funds to keep the Gift of Life Program alive, the Belize Rotary Club is putting off its annual production…a play entitled Every Rose has [...]