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Louis Wade Charged, Protests Innocence

It’s been a bad week for the media. It started at Wednesday’s senate meeting when political operatives attacked members of the media.  And this morning, in San Ignacio, the outspoken [...]

Police Say More Evidence Against Pastor/Journalist Than in His Favour

Just now you heard Journalist Louis Wade speak on what has transpired with an incident that led to him being slapped with two charges; one for common assault and the [...]

Wade Compares His Trial with Senate Assaults

Earlier this week, you saw what transpired during the hearing of the Senate Select Committee – journalists were threatened by political operatives carrying out the dirty work of their party [...]

P.U.P. Comments Shut Down by Senate, Prompting Walkout

The Senate of Belize met in ordinary session this morning at the National Assembly. It is its first meeting since the unprecedented and heinous attack on members of the press [...]

President Defends Actions But Says Further Interruptions Will Not Be Tolerated

Senate President Lee Mark Chang defended his actions following the meeting. He pointed to his track record of being what he feels is overly generous with Senators in raising issues [...]

Debate Continues Over Further Usefulness of Public Hearings

Senate President Chang also told reporters today that he shares the opinion of Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and Chairman Aldo Salazar that the Committee’s public aspect is starting to [...]

What Were Lee Mark and Barton Middleton Discussing?

While President of the Senate Lee Mark Chang has few issues with the conduct of the Senate Inquiry, what was not known was that he had a brief conversation with [...]

P.S.U. Suspends President Eldred Neal

Career public officer Eldred Neal has been suspended as President of the Public Service Union, following disparaging remarks he made against the Garifuna community, which was recorded back in March.  [...]

Neal Refuses to Go But Second Vice President Will Take Charge

Prior to today’s special meeting of the Council of Management, Neal told News Five that he would not be stepping down as President of the P.S.U. until his term of [...]

Lee Mark Denies Report of Immigration Involvement

Is Lee Mark Chang one of the fish not caught up in the 2011-2013 Immigration scandal? While there is no indication of his name being in the Auditor General’s Reports, [...]

Chon Saan Owner Closes Book on Immigration Department Sale

As we reported at the end of April, the Immigration Department has decided against buying over the Chon Saan Palace building for use as its headquarters in Belmopan. It is [...]

Accused in Ranchito Kidnapping Out on Bail

Two of four men linked to an armed robbery and kidnapping in Ranchito, Corozal on May third, 2017 were today granted Supreme Court bail in the sum of ten thousand [...]

N.G.O.’s Condemn Actions Against Media

The Belize Network of Non-Governmental Organizations has issued a statement condemning what it calls the vicious and personal attacks on Senator Eamon Courtenay and the press during Wednesday’s Senate inquiry. [...]

Chamber Says Integrity Commission, Senate Attacks Are Means of Corruption

In light of recent developments in the Senate as well as by the Integrity Commission, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry today issued a statement condemning acts of corruption. [...]

How Will New Loans to D.F.C. and SIF Help Belize?

The motions passed by the House on May twelfth for consolidated line of credit by the Caribbean Development Bank to the Development Finance Corporation and a loan to the Belize [...]

A New National Sports Council Director

A new Director of the National Sports Council has been named to the post.  That office has been vacant for months, following the departure of Ritchel Dominguez, whose contract was [...]

Venezuela Rep in Belize Discusses Country’s Issues

The leadership of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro continues to be tested, the latest challenge being a new round of sanctions being imposed by the United States government.  Those restrictions are [...]

South American Country Not Alone in Facing Political Issues

Maduro’s government has been faced with almost daily protests since his Supreme Court signed an order that deprived the Venezuelan congress of its powers in March of this year.  The [...]

Giving the Gift of Life for Needy Children

Hundreds of Belizean children are treated for congenital diseases annually, through the Rotary Club of Belize’s Gift of Life Program. This year, however, the program went a step further and [...]