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Will Cordel Hyde Replace Francis Fonseca as New P.U.P. Leader?

The biggest single issue on the political front in this week following the 2015 general election is the leadership vacuum in the Opposition People’s United Party. The day after a [...]

Lake-I Area Rep Says P.U.P. Needs to Renew Itself

Hyde says that successive failures have shown that it is time to stop paying lip service to change, and to make something happen. He wants to be an agent of [...]

Where Does Julius Espat Factor Into Leadership Equation?

Current Deputy Leader Julius Espat has also found himself thrown into the mix for leader. Today he didn’t go so far as to confirm that he will submit his name [...]

Julius Seconds the Notion for Urgent Change in P.U.P.

Espat agrees with Cordel Hyde that the Party needs to go back to its roots and shake things up, since the package currently being served isn’t getting the job done. [...]

Kareem Musa – Is He Also at the Gate for Leadership Race?

One name thrown into the leadership race is Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa. He’s relatively new, with only one very significant, but recent victory under his belt. Like Espat, [...]

EU Sugar Prices, Cause for Concern Up North

The 2015/2016 sugar crop is slated to start in the next fourteen days, but the news tonight is that while sugar prices on the world markets are good, prices in [...]

No Post Mortem Into P.U.P.’s Defeat at Polls, Full Steam Ahead

Those interviews with P.U.P. representatives were done at Independence Hall, where the P.U.P. held its National Executive meeting following a luncheon with leader Francis Fonseca. Chairman Henry Charles Usher told [...]

New P.U.P. Party Leader Will Choose Opposition Senators

Another decision that was taken at the Executive meeting of the People’s United Party is that as it relates to the senate, the status quo remains.  The three senators who [...]

Sugar Assessment Incomplete Says B.S.I. Official

Earlier we told you about the low sugar prices that farmers will be paid for the new sugar crop. There is another issue that is bubbling. It involves the results of [...]

Still No Arrest in Election Day Shooting

Exactly seven days after a man fired his weapon into the air in front of hundreds of witnesses on election night, there has been no arrest. The alleged shooter, identified [...]

Will Minister of Police Be Investigated for Role in Incident?

Discharging a firearm in public is a criminal offence. So is obstruction. And from the video, there it appears that there was obstruction by John Saldivar and by his supporters [...]

Bottle Picker Dies After Being Badly Beaten By Chinese Businessman

There is an ongoing criminal investigation into the death of fifty-one-year-old Arlie Andrew Avilez of Belize City. Avilez passed away since October but a post mortem examination has just been [...]

Popular Belize City Tailor Charged for Sexual Assault of Minor

There is another investigation ongoing by the Crime Investigation Branch in which a well-known Belize City tailor is at the center of a sexual assault allegation. A fourteen year old [...]

8 Years of UB Market Expo

A market expo showcasing the ingenuity and creativity of students from the University of Belize was held today in Belize City. A large array of products made by the students [...]

6 New Ambulances for Health Sector; 10 New Police Vehicles Received

A fleet of badly needed vehicles has been acquired for the Ministry of Health and another by the Ministry of National Security. The Ministry of Health says that it has [...]

Youth Cadets Receive Marching Band Equipment

A rather hefty donation of marching band equipment, including drums and cymbals, was also handed over today to the Cadet Corps of the Eastern Police Division South. The donation was [...]

Indian Community Celebrates Diwali in Belize

Every year around this time, the Indian Community celebrates their new year. Known as Diwali or Deepawali, it is a festival of lights that religiously commemorates the return of King [...]