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15-Year-Old Jaheem Mahler Ruthlessly Killed

The latest victim to fall to the vicious cycle of crime in the south side of the city is only fifteen-years-old. Jaheem Mahler, a student, was riding his bicycle on [...]

Deputy Finance Minister Says Negotiations Continue on Superbond

The committee of creditors for the Belize 2038 Bonds or Superbond’s outright rejection of the Government’s first offer for a drawn-out period of interest payments at reduced percentage followed by [...]

Opposition: Prime Minister Got It Wrong

Leader of the Opposition John Briceño, however, has a different take. He says that he is not surprised that the bondholders would reject the proposed restructuring of the superbond because [...]

When Will Higher Taxes and Retrenchment Come?

According to Briceño, the prime minister failed to take note of the stipulations of the 2012 superbond agreement, which states that if government was to default, it has to pay [...]

Opposition Leader Points Fingers at G.O.B. on Puerto Azul

Turning to the scandalous Puerto Azul scam which continues to unravel…the Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Junior, who along with the Minister of economic Development, were fetted at the Cannes [...]

Ruth Meighan Speaks to Senate Committee; Can’t Explain Triple Dip in Immigration

The sitting of the Senate Special Select Committee on Immigration continued today in Belmopan. Current C.E.O. in the Ministry of Transport and National Emergency Management Ruth Meighan, a career public [...]

Why Permanent Residency was Another Entryway into Immigration Scandal

The senate select investigation into the Immigration irregularities exposed another foray into the murky world of Belizean immigration through the issuance of permanent residency. A hard-and-fast rule that was nonetheless [...]

Ministers and Others Not Prohibited from Recommending Visa Applicants; Sponsors More Tight

Ruth Meighan was extensively questioned on the process of sponsorship and recommendation for visas, which according to the Report was one of the easiest ways into the fast-track world of [...]

Why Immigration Did Not Pursue Visa Foil Sellers

The afternoon session of the Committee opened with a look at an internal report concerning an apparent illegal sale of visa stickers to then-Deputy Mayor of Belize City Eric Chang [...]

Who is Elderly Man Knocked Down and Killed in Buena Vista?

Corozal police are seeking public assistance in confirming the identity of an elderly cyclist who was knocked down and killed on Tuesday night near the outskirts of Corozal Town.  The [...]

Police Step Up Drug Interdiction on Ambergris

A sizeable haul of powder cocaine, packaged into twenty-five individual bricks, is said to remain under strict police security pending destruction in the coming days.  The find which is worth [...]

Daniel Caine Charged for Collin Sutherland Murder

A resident of Pink’s Alley has been arraigned for the New Year’s Day murder of Collin Sutherland.  Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel Caine is charged for the callous, January first execution of the [...]

Agassi Finnegan is Called to the Bar

Agassi Finnegan, the daughter of Minister Michael Finnegan, was this afternoon called to the Bar in a ceremonial session held in the chamber of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin. The induction [...]

A.G. Looks to Colleague Sylvestre to Erase Mandatory Minimum Sentences

On Monday the legal year opened with a new Attorney General – Michael Peyrefitte. He told the members of the judiciary that one of things he wants to do is [...]

CitCo Promises No Disruption in Garbage Removal

Last week Monday PASA informed the Solid Waste Management Authority that they would not be carrying out anymore works at the transfer stations and the regional sanitary land fill at [...]

Fighting Stigma and Discrimination over H.I.V.

The National AIDS Commission is hosting a series of training sessions to sensitize key sectors in HIV stigma and discrimination. The sessions started on Tuesday with media personnel and will [...]