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Government Risks Debilitating Consequences with Superbond Delay

Government’s inability to make the twenty-six million dollar Super Bond payment that became due on Monday comes as no surprise to the Opposition.  In fact, default on the debt obligation [...]

Major Recession Hurting Belizean Economy

Briceño’s premise hinges on the fact that the owners of the bond have put in place stringent conditions that, should government fail to pay the interest, taxpayers will be saddled [...]

B.N.T.U. Wins Major Victory on Makeup Time and Salary Deductions

Three weeks ago, the Supreme Court-ordered mediation between the Belize National Teachers Union and the Ministry of Education concluded.  Today, the parties returned to Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin’s chambers with [...]

B.N.T.U. President Savors Victory Through “Steadfastness”

Palacio went on to note that they had the precedents on their side, as well as the goodwill of their membership and the community, and that was more than enough [...]

Teachers’ Union Repairing Relationship with Ministry But Will Remain Vocal

The union says the financial hit to teachers would have been in the millions of dollars if the stand-off continued and the ministry followed through on planned salary deductions. There [...]

Opposition Leader Says Teachers’ Love Won

Following today’s announcement that teachers have secured a major win in the high court, we asked P.U.P. Party Leader John Briceño for a brief comment on the outcome of the [...]

Godwin: I Did Not Block David Nanes Investigation

On Monday night, we aired several parts of an extended interview with Minister of Immigration Godwin Hulse. He was on a working visit in the Spanish Lookout area when we [...]

Immigration Minister: I “Managed” Department, But Not Corruption

Teresita Castellanos, one of the witnesses in the Special Select Inquiry into the immigration scandal, testified last Wednesday that the ring of corruption in the Immigration Department started from the [...]

William Mason and Others to be Tried for Murder, Kidnapping, Conspiracy

This morning, accused murderer William ‘Danny’ Mason and his alleged partners in crime appeared in magistrates court where a preliminary inquiry was held.  Their appearance was mostly drama-free. With the [...]

B.N.T.U. Still Wants International Investigation

Coincidentally, the B.N.T.U.’s final appearance in court came moments before the Mason preliminary inquiry. As part of their eight good governance agenda demands issued during the October strike, they asked [...]

Fatal Family Feud Troubles Eaton Lamb’s Family

The murder count went up by four over the weekend; the first occurred just after midnight on Saturday. Seventeen-year-old Eaton Lamb was stabbed and killed by his cousin, twenty-four-year-old Tishaun [...]

Walter Dawson Death Still a Mystery

While the Belize City murder of Eaton Lamb is an open-and-shut case, it is a lot harder for investigators to crack the murder of Walter Dawson, whose body was found [...]

“Fu Wi Chikin” Certified!

Quality Poultry Products say that quality is not just in the name – the quality has been internationally certified. Belize’s largest poultry producer has obtained its HACCP certification. This is [...]

Denys Barrow – Who Is Like Unto Him?

Senior Counsel Denys Barrow is the first Belizean to ascend to the bench of the Caribbean Court of Justice, the judicial institution of CARICOM.  Since its establishment in 2001, the [...]

Belize’s CARICOM Ambassador Discusses Regional Meeting

The Twenty-eighth Inter-sessional meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government concluded in Georgetown, Guyana over the weekend.  During the conference, an update was provided on the most recent developments pertaining to [...]

Godwin Hulse Insists He Did Not Interfere in Son’s Investigation

For the past several weeks there have been reports circulating about an alleged obstruction of justice due to political interference where police have reportedly been instructed not to pursue the [...]

Jaguars on the Beach – Footballers Take Down Jamaica in Penalty Shootout

The 2017 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship is underway in Nassau, Bahamas where Team Belize is currently doing battle on the sandy pitch against the host country.  Earlier in the competition [...]