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Friends Remember Rubia Briceño, Lost in Accident

The medical community, along with family and friends of Rubia Briceño, continues to mourn her untimely demise, following a fatal road traffic accident on Thursday afternoon.  The well-known physiotherapist was [...]

Final Extension for Superbond; P.U.P. Questions Wisdom of Arrangement

This evening, it was announced that there is another, possibly final, extension of the Consent Solicitation Offer for the Belize U.S. Dollar Bonds due 2038 or the more common name [...]

Who is Really to Blame for Superbond?

As is often the case, the Government has tried to shift blame for the results of the Superbond on the P.U.P. as their predecessors in administration. Alleged “failed” projects cited [...]

Prime Minister Lists Costs of Re-Negotiation

At what cost does the renegotiation of the Super Bond come to Belizean taxpayers?  It’s a question that remains to be answered definitively, in dollars and cents.  The proposed offer [...]

Foreign Minister Says It Was Worth It

The additional expense, as we’ve mentioned, will be placed squarely on the backs of taxpayers.  According to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wilfred Elrington, it was necessary to restructure the Super [...]

P.M. Says Budget Will Not Be One of Austerity

The budget for the financial year 2017/2018 will be tabled at the House of Representatives this coming Monday.  It is known that government will have to do belt-tightening and increase [...]

Foreign Affairs and Other Ministries Suffer Cuts

Despite the prime minister being mum about specific tax increases, it is known that ministries will experience cutbacks in their budgets. Minister of Foreign Affairs Elrington confirms his ministry is [...]

World Wildlife Fund Launches Petition

World Wildlife Fund and local partners marked the start of Reef Week with a symbolic handing over of over two hundred and fifty thousand petitions to the office of the [...]

Elrington: Belize Can Be Relieved about Superbond

Back to the issue of the super bond…It’s restructuring has been balked at by the Opposition who criticize it as nothing more than smoke and mirrors.  Reproach aside, when we [...]

Lindsay Wade Goes Toe-to-Toe with Senate Committee Over Visa Foils

Our coverage this week of Wednesday’s Senate Inquiry has been extensive, but tonight, we touch on two more issues.  A combative Lindsay Wade directly challenged the Senate panel on his [...]

Patrick Tillett Details “Visa Services”

As we have already seen in the Senate Inquiry and confirmed by no less than Minister of Immigration Godwin Hulse, the business of visas, especially for Chinese nationals, is big [...]

P.U.P. Leader Affirms Unity after Julius Espat Comments

Two-term area representative for Cayo South, Julius Espat, appeared in local media last week with pointed criticism for his own party.  Espat questioned why his fellow parliamentarians are not driving [...]

Opposition Mourns Faithful Servants Cecil Reneau, Philip Palacio, Dr. Carl Meggs

A slew of famous Belizeans have died in recent weeks, and several of them have direct ties to the People’s United Party. A black bow has adorned the front gate [...]

AIDS Commission National Women & Girls’ Awareness Day

March tenth is recognized as National Women and Girls’ HIV Awareness Day; this year, under the theme: “The Best Defence is a Good Offense.”  The activities bring into focus the [...]

Teacher Althea Garbutt Authors “Rootsville”

On Thursday evening at the University of the West Indies Open Campus in Belize City, a new publication was released, targeting upper division for primary schools as well as first [...]

Unicomer Volunteers for Sister Cecilia Elders

There were many reasons to celebrate this week. Aside from celebrating women on the occasion of International Women’s Day, the folks at Courts Belize reached out to the elderly population.  [...]