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P.M. Lashes Out as U.H.S. Motion is Tabled

The House of Representatives met today in a chilly Belmopan for the first time in 2018.  The widely anticipated 2018 General Revenue Supplementary Appropriation Bill dealing with the UHS judgment [...]

Can Belize Avoid Paying Debt?

The Prime Minister repeated in greater detail his earlier sentiments from the November twenty-second press conference which seemed to present a legal basis by which Parliament could decide not to [...]

Settlement Offer Open, but P.U.P. Says It’s U.D.P.’s Fault

But Opposition Leader John Briceño appears unconvinced by any of it. Following the House meeting he told reporters that none of the Prime Minister’s arguments or those of the attorneys [...]

U.D.P. Turns the Tables on Former Administration

The Prime Minister indicated that there will be at least a month’s grace period to the next House meeting when the debate takes place. In that time, the interest continues [...]

What Will Commission of Inquiry Find?

As noted in our top story, Prime Minister Dean Barrow is going ahead with the Commission of Inquiry agreed on with the National Trade Union Congress of Belize. But before [...]

Clash over B.T.L. Loan; Does Government Have to Give Guarantee

The other major issue debated by the House today is a motion to approve a Taiwan ICDF loan to Belize Telemedia Limited for its Internet program. That loan is to [...]

B.T.L. and U.H.S. – 1 of These Things is Not Like the Other

In reply, with assistance from Mesopotamia representative Michael Finnegan, Prime Minister Dean Barrow attempted to show how circumstances have changed. As the P.M. said, B.T.L. is majority-owned by the government [...]

Premium, Diesel Prices Spike Tonight but Regular Down

Five days into the New Year, there’s news that consumers don’t want to hear.  Fuel prices are going up at midnight so hurry up to the gas station. Today, the [...]

Accused Murderer George Bull Caught

George Bull was arrested and charged for the murder of thirty-five-year-old Jaime Pelayo Junior.  The Carmelita Village resident was on the run since the second week of December, following Pelayo’s [...]

Unraveling the Mystery of Fareed Ahmad’s Death and Police Investigation

Fareed Ahmad was killed on December twenty-eighth and a woman police constable traveling in his vehicle on that tragic night has been charged for his murder. That case, however, continues [...]

Police Minister Re-Assures Public; Says Records Will Help Establish Origins of Texts

The Police Department is under severe pressure in the investigation of one of its own, Woman Police Constable Michelle Brown for the murder of Fareed Ahmad on December twenty-eighth. In [...]

When is a Murder, Murder?

Minister Wilfred Elrington has also weighed in on the Fareed Ahmad homicide investigation.  He reiterates what the lead investigator for the Professional Standards Branch indicated on Tuesday, that there is [...]

Minor Accuses Male Relative of Raping, Impregnating Her

There is a disturbing report by a fourteen-year-old female student against her stepfather, who could also be the father of her unborn child. On Tuesday, the minor along with her [...]

Andrew Bennett Gets Reprieve, but Not for Long

The ceremonial opening of the Supreme Court on Monday will possibly buy Andrew Bennett additional time to lawyer up and prepare a defense ahead of extradition proceedings.  That is if [...]

The P.U.C. Audit – Autonomous Body Denies Allegations but P.M. Has Questions

The Public Utilities Commission today issued a paid statement opposing news reports this week on the ongoing audit of its finances. But Prime Minister Dean Barrow as Minister of Finance [...]

Undefeated Heavyweight Boxing Contender Comes Home

Heavyweight boxer Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller is on a rise to the top of boxing with his name used in the same sentence as some of the greats in the [...]

Having a Baby in 2018? Here’s What You Need to Know

Like many who have made resolutions to lose weight this year, some couples are planning to welcome a new baby in 2018. The health of the mother is important even [...]