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P.U.P. Says Petrocaribe Act Must Be Repealed!

The Petrocaribe Amendment Act was tabled in the House of Representatives on Friday with no objections from across the aisle even though the Opposition wants it repealed. As you would [...]

Opposition Loses Opportunity to Present Alternative Bill in House

The People’s United Party consulted the expertise of a team of lawyers, led by Senior Counsel Andrew Marshalleck, to draft a legal alternative to the Petrocaribe Amendment Act.  With all [...]

Leader of the Opposition Says Expulsion of PUP Senator Was Unauthorized

As we said, the Speaker of the House, Michael Peyrefitte, instructed police to remove Senator Patrick Andrews from the gallery of the National Assembly building during last Friday’s sitting of [...]

Deputy Leader Julius Espat: Only Way to Repeal Legislation is to Vote Out U.D.P.

Deputy Leader Julius Espat, who also shared the head table with Fonseca, frankly says that the only means of repealing the newly passed law is to vote the present government [...]

Mahogany Heights Resident Murdered Over the Weekend

The last time Desmond Usher, a Mahogany Heights, Belize District, resident was seen alive was on Friday night. The handyman, who is the brother of Leonard “Ghost” Meyers, left his [...]

2 Men Arraigned for the Murder of Hattieville Taxi Driver

Funeral services for taxi man, thirty-nine year old Patrick Dean Tillett was held at his home village of Hattieville earlier today. He was killed on Wednesday night as he sat [...]

Tarique Thompson Succumbs to Gunshot Injuries

Police have another investigation on their hand that is being upgraded to murder. Fifteen year Tarique Thompson, a second form student of Canaan High School, died on Saturday at the [...]

Body of Missing Fisherman Mark Swaso Recovered at Sea

The body of Mark Swaso, better known as Karm, a resident of Vista Del Mar, Ladyville was discovered this afternoon around three in the southern waters of Belize. Swaso, a [...]

Body of Missing San Pedro Businessman Remains Lost at Sea

But the Varela family of San Pedro is desperate and is asking for assistance in finding eighty year old businessman Leovijildo Varela, who was thrown out of a tugboat that [...]

Stabbing Incidents Reported in Belize City and Caye Caulker

There are also two stabbing incidents to report tonight. In Belize City, twenty-three year old Kevin Young of Boots Crescent was stabbed multiple times on the face and chest. The [...]

Disgraced Politician Melvin Hulse Still Has a Place in Stann Creek West

Melvin Hulse stepped down as standard bearer for the U.D.P. less than a week ago after apologizing profusely to the Prime Minister for allegations made against his boss. In a [...]

Petrocaribe Celebrates Ten Years in Belize, PM Says Law Will Not be Repealed

In the midst of all the discussion on the Petrocaribe Loans Act, which the Opposition wants repealed, the Petrocaribe initiative officially celebrates its tenth anniversary. While there was much fanfare [...]

Barrow Says G.O.B. Won’t Entertain Chamber Criticism of Petrocaribe Law

As we told you earlier, the People’s United Party has drafted a legislation that effectively serves as an alternative to the Petrocaribe Amendment Act.  While the P.U.P. took into consideration [...]

PM Maintains Position on Rupert Myles’ Unlawful Arrest

Last Monday, the prime minister commented on the unlawful arrest of Rupert Myles, who was bound and shackled by villagers in Santa Cruz.  Despite the unlawful detention and the subsequent [...]

Fisheries Industry Recognizes Outstanding Fisher Folk…

The fishing industry is said to contribute approximately three to five percent to Belize’s GDP and employs several thousand locals. At the heart of the industry stand the front line [...]

…Accompanying Documentary Launched

At the award ceremony this morning, a documentary was also launched, titled: Fishing: A Belizean Way of Life Now and Into the Future. Ralna Lewis, the lead on the project [...]

Local CSME Unit Host Public Education Campaign

CARICOM Week started on Sunday and runs through to Friday of this week. As part of its public education, the CSME Unit within the Ministry of Trade has embarked on [...]

Football and Basketball Stats from Weekend Sporting Events

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   PLB 2015 Champion, Verdes FC headed north to Louisiana Field to face an Orange Walk selection in preparation for [...]