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Kareem Musa for P.U.P. Leader? He Says He is Considering Options

Is there an unexpected challenge for the leadership of the People’s United Party ahead of a national convention in the weeks ahead?  Deputy Party Leader Kareem Musa called a press [...]

Despite John Briceño Support, Others May Challenge Him

Since the announcement of the national convention, letters of endorsement for Briceño’s leadership have been issued from an overwhelming number of caucuses; in fact, from as many as twenty-eight those [...]

P.U.P. Leader Claimed Kareem Was on His Side

On the occasion of the National Party Council meeting in Belize City, party leader John Briceño was asked specifically about a Kareem Musa leadership challenge and whether the timing of [...]

Musa: Titles Don’t Matter, Actions Do

With only a midterm in electoral politics to his credit thus far, is Musa prepared to take the reins of the oldest political organization in Belize?  He admits that his [...]

P.U.P. House Divided: is Son ‘Stalking Horse’ for Ex-Leader Dad?

According to Musa, the P.U.P., despite being in opposition since 2008, remains a house divided and continues to be bogged down by dissent among factions within the party.  Musa says [...]

Media Begins Boycott of Police; No Update from ComPol

At this station, we have joined media colleagues countrywide in a boycott of all activities of the Belize Police Department as we await action on various issues to better improve [...]

P.U.P. Begins Challenge of Franz Parke in Supreme Court

The law firm of Courtenay Coye and Company, acting for Opposition Leader John Briceño, this afternoon filed a fixed date claim form against the Attorney General concerning the appointment of [...]

Mom Says Goodbye to Jason Almendarez

The murder of Jason Almendarez occurred on Tuesday afternoon on Jasmine Street off Mahogany Street in Belize City. Almendarez was purchasing food when he was targeted by a gunman believed [...]

Jaron Bradley Critical, But Recovering after Latest Shooting

Tonight, another Belize City youth remains in a critical, but stable condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital following a shooting on Tuesday night. Just after seven o’clock, Jaron Bradley [...]

No Charges for Diplomat in Fatal Accident as Family Buries 3 Victims

The fatal accident that happened on the George Price Highway over the weekend took the lives of twenty-three-year-old Marta Vasquez, her eighteen-month-old daughter Deanna Castillo and her sister-in-law, thirty-year-old Samantha [...]

Fatality for Motorcyclist near Red Bank

A motorcyclist identified as thirty-three-year-old Sebastian Cucul died after a traffic accident this afternoon at the Red Bank village junction on the Southern Highway. This is the second fatality in [...]

Cops Interdicted for Cocaine Theft and Extortion Cases

Five officers have been placed on interdiction after they were slapped with disciplinary charges which stem from two incidents; one in the west involving a large quantity of cocaine and [...]

Ex-forensic Examiner Appeals Conviction for Evidence Tampering Offer

Orlando Vera, the former Belize Police Department Forensic examiner, was convicted of the offense of abetment of the crime for perverting the course of justice and has been serving a [...]

Can Money Buy Love in P.U.P.?

Earlier in the newscast, Deputy Party Leader Kareem Musa told the media that he is contemplating whether he should challenge Party Leader John Briceño for leadership of the People’s United [...]

39-year-old Kareem Musa Emphasizes ‘the Audacity of Youth’

At thirty-nine-years-old, Kareem Musa would be the youngest politician vying for leadership of the People’s United Party.  He represents a number of voters, as well as members of the P.U.P., [...]

C.E.O. Admits Roles Mixed Up at Immigration

The Senate Special Select Committee called C.E.O. in the Ministry of Immigration and Nationality, Edmund Zuniga, to testify this morning. Chief of command behind Minister Godwin Hulse, he is responsible [...]

Where Did Cabinet Visa Reports Go?

During his testimony in May, former Minister of State for Immigration, Elvin Penner, contended that Cabinet, during his tenure, received monthly reports from the department on the number of visas [...]

C.E.O. Zuniga to Police: Don’t Wait; Investigate!

As a former Auditor General, Edmund Zuniga told the Senate Special Select Committee that it is standard practice for the Police Department to receive copies of the audit institution’s reports [...]

Migration Policy, in 2 Years’ Time, Gives Greater Direction

Since the Auditor General’s Report 2011-2013 was completed, many questions remain unanswered as to aspects of the country’s migration plans and efforts. Belize does not at present have a comprehensive [...]

I Want To Be a Soldier in the Army!

Police were called in this morning at Price Barracks to remove a group of men and a woman hoping to be accepted as recruits for the new B.D.F. intake. They [...]

How Not to Go Overboard Mentally at Work

On Tuesday, Belize joined the rest of the world to observe Mental Health Day. And as we reported, this year the focus is on mental health in the work place. [...]