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Santander Walks Away from S.S.B. Loan

There was a huge outcry from the public, the unions, the People’s United Party, the Belize Progressive Party about a loan of twelve million dollars to the foreign owned Santander [...]

C.F.O. Says Investment is Low-Risk…High-Return

Ayau spent the first part of the conference outlining the investor structure of the loan, and also the reasons why he says any investment in the project is a sure [...]

Ayau Claims Santander Has Already Pumped Millions into Belizean Economy

Ayau says that the Santander Group has already made a significant, concrete on the ground investment in Belize – in money spent, in taxes paid, in employment and also in [...]

Has the Santander Loan Issue Been Unfairly Politicized?

Ayau says the press conference was deemed necessary because of the public outcry, much of which he says has been based on inaccurate information. The Santander Rep felt that the [...]

Jack Charles Fires Back at Bureau of Standards

The Bureau of Standards responded this week to rice importer Jack Charles who announced that he has tested three types of local rice at a U.S. laboratory and results show [...]

Chamber Condemns Charles’ Actions

In the ongoing saga, rice producers have said that Jack Charles has it all wrong. The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry today took a stand, and a very strong [...]

Baby Nina Will Return to Guatemala

This morning, there was heavy Police presence at the Family Court, with senior officers, Special Branch personnel and uniformed cops manning the perimeter of the building. It’s the type of [...]

Former Girlfriend of John McAfee Detained For Questioning in Faull Murder

U.S. national Gregory Faull was murdered at his home in San Pedro, back in 2012. His neighbour John McAfee, the US anti-virus founder millionaire, was considered a person of interest [...]

Darrel Mayen Awaits Sentencing in Attempted Murder Conviction

Twenty-one year old Darrel Mayen is awaiting sentencing for attempted murder after he was found guilty of the charge in a trial by judge alone. Justice Troadio Gonzalez has deferred [...]

Jason Cortez Charged for Aggravated Burglary

After more than a month of intensive investigating and various visits to a catamaran that was robbed and burglarized on Middle Caye back in mid January of this year, police have [...]

High Level Discussions on Climate Change Continue

Climate change experts from around the Caribbean region continued a two-day conference in Belize City today. At the heart of the discussions was the COP 21 Agreement reached in Paris [...]

Harpy Employee Recounts Ordeal at Hands of Fake Policeman

On Thursday, Police issued an advisory warning the public to be aware of persons purporting to be Police officers. That advisory is a result of two incidents on Tuesday. In [...]

Evonne Hendy Was Fired by Harpy Security

While Hendy was held with a knife at her throat, her family was threatened. But she has been forced to suffer another indignity. On Thursday, she was called into the [...]

Senior Customs Officers Plan Human Resource Development

Last week Wednesday, the Customs Department and the Financial Intelligence Unit signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen domestic cooperation in the fight against money laundering and terrorism. It allows [...]

Customs Lacks Resources to Adequately Tackle Contraband Smuggling

According to Customs Comptroller Victor Recinos, the mandate of the Customs Department is wide and with proper investment and structures in place, the department and its officers will be more [...]

What Are Your Plans for Valentine Day?

Love and romance are in the air as this Sunday will be celebrated as Valentine’s Day.  Today, we took to the streets to get a sense of how Belizeans will [...]