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Osmany Salas is the 13th Senator

There is a thirteenth senator to represent the non-governmental organizations. The historic vote took place this morning resulting in the election of Osmany Salas, the president of the Belize Tourism [...]

Senator-elect Promises to Represent All N.G.O.s

Former executive director Greg Ch’oc, of the Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, had been tapped as the representative of the N.G.O. community in the House of Senate when the [...]

N.G.O.s Called On to Unite for Sustainable Human Development

Despite the individual objectives of the various N.G.O.s, the idea, says Salas, is for members of the community to unite for a common cause which is sustainable human development.   [...]

Dorian Pakeman Finally in Court; One Charge Read for Death of Dean Dawson

Wednesday is the thirty-fifth birthday of the Government of Belize’s chief press officer, Dorian Pakeman.  But today, the man accused of causing the traffic fatality that took the life of [...]

Farewell to Jurist and Legal Stalwart Troadio Gonzalez

There is a development to report in respect of the judiciary, this time in the Supreme Court, which opens its 2017 session this coming Monday, January sixteenth. Several attorneys tell [...]

C.C.J. Hears Final Appeal in Bar Vs G.O.B. over Judges’ Tenure

The Caribbean Court of Justice today heard arguments in the Bar Association’s final stand against the Government. It regards a case concerning the overturning of constitutional amendments, limiting time of [...]

Has Government Taken Different Tack in Appointing Judges?

Replying for the Attorney General and Government of Belize, Senior Counsel Denys Barrow noted that at least part of the amendment is no longer of value, and that the Government [...]

6 Accused in Attempted Northern Fishermen Robbery Arraigned on Gun Charges

On Monday, police managed to stop a robbery taking place at the North Front Street offices of Northern Fishermen Cooperative Society Limited in Belize City. Tonight, several well-known criminal figures [...]

Guatemalan Driver in Court for Jamalski Young’s Death

On Monday night, we showed you the remnants of tragic accident that resulted in the death of twenty one year old Jamalski Young. Tonight, one man has been charged with [...]

Jesus Mai a Stabbing Victim in Ladyville

Wilfred “Chickie Blue Nicholas, a resident of Ladyville, received cut wounds to the head and a few of his dreadlocks were chopped off after the owner of Green Jade Restaurant [...]

Mai Family Asks Witnesses to Come Forward

Initially, Mai was in a critical condition and his condition had improved. According to Torres, he was to be released, but he has developed an infection and the doctors will [...]

Bondholders Form Committee to Discuss Superbond 3.0

Bank of New York Mellon, trustee for Belize’s five hundred and thirty million U.S. dollar “Superbond”, has formally approved and recognized a bondholder committee to talk to the Government of [...]

Dispute between PASA, Solid Waste Management Will Not Stop Garbage Disposal

PASA Belize Limited, the operator of the solid waste transfer stations, suddenly informed Solid Waste Management Authority that they ceased operations effective Monday, January ninth. The halt of operations means [...]

G.O.B. Cancels Consultations on Seismic Testing

The Marine Multibeam and Sea Seep Survey consultations have been cancelled. In a rather brief three line – one sentence – press release issued today by the Government Press Office, [...]

Butane Gas Prices to Go Up Tonight

If you’ve exhausted your supply of butane baking cakes and hams during the Christmas Season and you’re waiting for payday to refuel to your gas tanks then you’re in for [...]

How to Stop Cyber Bullying Because of Leaked Sex Tapes

Over the weekend, videos of young girls engaged in sexual activities were posted on social media and shared hundreds of times. The leaked tapes have caused uproar because some of [...]