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P.M. Barrow Says Belize Is At An Advantage Should Guatemala Hold Referendum First

The Special Agreement signed between Belize and Guatemala in December 2008, will be amended later this month to allow Guatemala to proceed solo with a referendum on whether the longstanding [...]

Did Foreign Minister Jump the Gun in Compromis Interview?

Contrary to what the Leader of the Opposition told the media, the P.M. claims that Fonseca was indeed informed of the proposed changes to the Special Agreement.  He maintains that [...]

Referendum Won’t Coincide With Next General Election

All that said, when will a referendum be held in Belize?  The Prime Minister says the poll would only be held after the next general elections.   Prime Minister Dean [...]

Clear the Land Versus Alvarene Burgess Commences in Supreme Court

In 2013, Minister of State Edmond Castro was accused of large scale and lucrative facilitation of visas for Chinese nationals. The person making those accusations was Alvarene Burgess, who alleged [...]

Clear the Land Castro Testifies in Court

Today’s courtroom session will no doubt go down as one of Edmond Castro’s most uncomfortable and uneasy appearances. He was forced into excruciating detail on the circumstances which led to [...]

P.M. Meets with Royal Caribbean on Stake Bank Project

The purpose of his trip to Miami was to meet with executives from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, the majority shareholder in the Fort Street Tourism Village. The discussions centered around [...]

P.M. Barrow: No Ultimatum on RCCL/Stake Bank in Sight

Now government has often amended legislation or gone to court to settle disputes. But at this time negotiations remain fluid and, according to the prime minister, government is far from [...]

Patrick Andrews is O.A.S. Ambassador Designate

Career banker Patrick Andrews is heading to Washington in a couple of weeks. Today, the Prime Minister announced that the now retired banker will be serving in the capacity of [...]

Will the P.M. Appeal Should Supreme Court Rule in Favor of 13th Senator Enforcement?

A number of other pressing issues came out of the prime minister’s press conference. As you know, Prime Minister Dean Barrow is being sued by the People’s United Party for [...]

Petrocaribe Amendments to be Presented at Next House Meeting

The prime minister has made it abundantly clear that the controversial Petrocaribe Act will not be repealed.  What he will do is make specific amendments to clarify perceived grey areas [...]

Mark King vs. Gungulung Squatters, the Saga Continues

On Wednesday, Lake Independence Area Representative Mark King gave his side of the squatting story to a select media house. King, who has come under fire from settlers in the [...]

Squatters Say They Voted for King in Last General Elections

Politicians through the ages have maintained the tradition of categorizing anyone who questions, criticizes or dares to oppose them as supporting the other Party. As we showed you earlier in [...]

Ministry of Energy C.E.O. Says Not So Fast to Offshore Oil Exploration

Has Offshore Oil exploration been given the green light by G.O.B.? Well, not so fast, says C.E.O. Colin Young in the Ministry of Energy. On Tuesday, we told you about [...]

Honduran Fishermen Busted for Fishing Illegally in Belizean Waters

Three Honduran fishermen caught fishing illegally within a protected area in the south were convicted today in the Independence Magistrate Court. They are Ismael Dubon Banagas, Salvador Caballero Reyes and [...]

Chunox Family Arraigned for Undersized Conch

But a Belizean family caught with undersized conch was heavily fined. This afternoon, four members of the Rangel family, all fishermen living in Chunox Corozal Village, were arraigned in the [...]

COLA Says Sedi Done Gone Rogue

An interview with the Foreign Minister has prompted the Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action, COLA, into action. The organization is once again calling for the removal of Wilfred Elrington [...]

Outstanding Teachers Honored

The Ministry of Education today recognized the best of the best at its seventh annual “Outstanding Teachers and School Leaders of the Year Awards.” Teachers from across the country gathered [...]

Unicomer Donates to Salvation Army

Thousands of students are going to school without the basic supplies and food to carry them through classes. But all that is about to change for a group of forty [...]

Healthy Living: Therapy – the Best Approach to Control Emotion

In our day to day lives, we experience a wide range of emotions. Some of us have very strong support systems to deal with challenging times; but some try hard [...]