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Social Security to bail out citrus industry

There is crisis in the citrus industry, with dark clouds gathering overhead. It’s certainly not the first in what is a volatile industry, but it is serious. In recent weeks, [...]

G.O.B. to acquire CGA $9 Million loan, but Bank Holdings retains veto power

With all that said…with shares swapped, loan facilities appropriated and the Board restructured, has there really been any fundamental change to the core of the dispute? As we understand, despite [...]

P.M. Barrow says no money to be given to CGA

At the start of the conference, Prime Minister Dean Barrow made reference to lining up the directors of Banks Holdings Limited against the wall and shooting them. That is testament [...]

Chairman says CGA has 2 non-performing loans with the S.S.B.

Earlier we told you about the intervention by G.O.B. into the citrus industry. But at what cost…and at whose cost? G.O.B. has said that it will take over the loan [...]

Will C.E.O. of CPBL, Henry Canton, be terminated?

There have been sustained attempts to remove Dr. Henry Canton as C.E.O. of CPBL. In fact, in 2011, he successfully defended in Court his position after the CGA tried to [...]

Banks Holdings Representatives in Belize to discuss proposal

A pair of executives from the board of directors of Banks Holdings, the Barbados-based firm with minority shares in CPBL arrived in Belize this morning. Chairman Anthony King, accompanied by [...]

Pressing questions continue to revolve around immigration scandals

The interest and outcry in the immigration scandals of passports and visas have been constant. And that’s why Minister of Immigration Godwin Hulse remains a person of interest whenever he [...]

2 officers from Nationality Section remain untouched in investigation

The case against the three officers in the Passport Section seems clear, at least from the Minister’s perspective. Those three officers – Sharon Neal, Omar Phillips and Erwin Robinson, have [...]

Services Commission hearing for suspended officers set for Tuesday

The Services Commission hearing for Sharon Neal, Erwin Robinson and Omar Phillips is set for Tuesday. There were reports that Minister of Immigration Godwin Hulse would be attending the hearing, [...]

Shooting in Ladyville midst a sporting event; woman and minor injured

A sporting event was abruptly interrupted on Sunday night in Ladyville when a gunman fired aimlessly at a crowd comprising of men women and children. A Ladyville resident and a [...]

Gang rivalry ends with a Belize City youth shot in the back

While the Ladyville police have two persons detained for questioning in regards to the shooting at the basketball court, the Belize City police are investigating a shooting on Saturday morning [...]

3 injured in accident near Gardenia

It didn’t make it on the police blotter today, but we were able to confirm with the Rural Executive Officer of the Police Department, Assistant Superintendent Christopher Noble, that sometime [...]

Big Tom in court for indecent words against officers

Some years ago, Belize City resident, Kenneth Flowers, aka “Big Tom” was said to have been shot and killed in the United States but that turned out to be inaccurate [...]

18 year old pleads guilty to lying about being raped

An eighteen year old girl who fabricated a story that she was sexually assaulted inside her home is looking at time behind bars. When the report was made, the police [...]

Collet Montejo endorses Luke Espat for convention in Cayo Central

Both political parties are holding conventions even though elections are not due until 2017. In Cayo Central, the convention is set for April twenty-seventh, so that campaigns among the contenders [...]

Penner, the pariah, turns investment prospector

Disgraced former Minister of State Elvin Penner might be a political pariah in public, and indeed on camera he has been declared persona non grata by his boss Dean Barrow. [...]

P.U.P. request to ComPol unanswered, mandamus to be in effect

Today is February seventeenth, the last of seven days given to Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie by the Opposition to commence a criminal investigation against former Minister of State Elvin [...]

Still no Integrity Commission, but Barrow defends Armead Gabourel

The Integrity Commission is in trouble after two government appointees stepped down. They did so because under new legislation passed because of the Financial Action Task Force, they would come [...]

First shipment of sugar sails to England

The 2014 sugar crop was delayed for two months this year due to issues over the payment of bagasse between the Belize Sugar cane Farmers Association and the Belize Sugar [...]

Yhony Rosado says he is targeted yet again

Tour operator Yhony Rosado, an outspoken member of the Federation of Cruise Tourism Association of Belize, is in the news tonight again, following an arraignment in the Magistrate’s Court on [...]

Cycling and Basketball featured in Sports

Good evening I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Week two I the NEBL saw the basketball league consolidate its place on the entertainment landscape here in the [...]