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G.O.B. Wants Access to Petrocaribe Without Oversight

There is a lot of political news tonight. We’ll come to that shortly, but we start with a rather unprecedented proposed new law. This Thursday, Belize’s Parliamentarians go to the [...]

U.D.P. Announces New Albert Candidate

It’s official. Albert constituency Area Representative Herman Longsworth is out. The wanna-be Area Rep., Phillip Willoughby, is also out. And Tourism C.E.O. and first-time, full-time politician Tracy Taegar-Panton is in. [...]

Tracy Taegar-Panton Says She is Now U.D.P.

Panton comes from a traditionally P.U.P. background, and even worked for years as Manager of the P.U.P.’s Belize Times. She has been affiliated with the very successful Mark Espat era [...]

P.U.P. Albert Candidate Surprised at the Announcement

So, the United Democratic Party formally introduced its new standard bearer for the Albert Division this morning, much to the surprise of many who believed that the candidacy would have [...]

Paul Thompson Says Panton is an Office Worker, Not a Field General

Thompson also says that he will be re-strategizing in the wake of the recent development and remains confident of his chances in his stomping grounds.   Isani Cayetano “Does the [...]

Longsworth and Willoughby Step Out in Albert

Back to Panton…She says she is confident that she can deliver the Albert constituency, and has committed to do just that. To have any chance at all, she will have [...]

What Did They Get to Walk Away?

Most would say that Longsworth’s stint as Albert Area Representative has been unremarkable, and while Willoughby wanted it really bad, he’ll never get his chance to shine in the Alberts. [...]

PM Cagey on Timing of General Elections

With Panton set to be installed, PM Barrow is setting up conventions in Belize Rural North, Orange Walk South and Caribbean Shores. Like we said, it’s all fine-tuning for general [...]

Fuel Prices Soar

Tonight, there is some good news on the fuel scene – the long delayed fuel ship is in port and is in the process of being offloaded. But that’s it [...]

G.O.B. Meets With Rice Industry Players

The rice industry imbroglio continues without clear definition because government stakeholders in the Ministry of Agriculture have remained mum. Currently rice retails at over one dollar and twenty cents a [...]

Belize Squares Off Against Cayman

Game one of a home and away series between the Belize Jaguars and the Cayman Islands national team kicks off immediately following tonight’s newscast.  Final preparations are underway at the [...]

Marion Jones Complex Nearing Completion

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex is finally looking at completion. Since its groundbreaking in August 2009, the projected launch of the state of the art facility has been put off [...]

B.Y.M. Scrutinizes Budget – A Youth Perspective

The 2015-2016 Proposed Budget by the Barrow Administration will be heavily debated in the next two days at the National Assembly Building where it is expected that the Opposition will [...]

B.Y.M. Calls for Value for Money

BYM also touched on issues affecting the youth such as education and crime. Micah Goodin and Alberto Vellos spoke of not getting the monies worth out of what has been [...]

S.I.B. Releases Latest Statistics

The Statistical Institute of Belize today released the Consumer Price Index, Gross Domestic Product and External Trade Stats for Belize for the end of last quarter and the first two [...]