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P.U.P. Files Legal Challenge of 2008 Compromis

The People’s United Party filed two weighty claims this week. First, the Special Agreement. This morning papers were delivered at the Supreme Court in which the P.U.P. is seeking a [...]

Did the Senate Really Validate Special Agreement in 2016?

While some argue that the Special Agreement is legit because it went to the Senate, Bradley and the legal team are of the view that Foreign Minister Elrington did not [...]

‘Dickie’ Bradley Explains Injunction to Postpone I.C.J. Referendum

The claimants in this case are parliamentarians: Rodwell Ferguson, Mike Espat, Oscar Requeña, Julius Espat and Cordel Hyde, as well as Anthony Mahler. The filing of the claim and its [...]

P.U.P., PAC Chairman File Suit against Finance Minister Dean Barrow

In 2015, Prime Minister Dean Barrow was forced to pass the Petrocaribe Loans Act retroactively. This was after it was pointed out that the hundreds of millions of dollars that [...]

P.U.P. Seeks Permanent Injunction against Current and Future Minister of Finance

Espat explains says that the claim is seeking a permanent injunction restraining PM Barrow as Minister of Finance and second defendant Financial Secretary Joseph Waight from authorizing the allocation and [...]

Accident Victim Gudiela Estevez Succumbs 2 Weeks Later

Now to a traffic fatality…eighty-seven-year-old Gudiela Estevez passed away this morning, exactly two weeks after she and her grandson, eight-year-old Nikolai Tun, were knocked down at the corner of King [...]

Pook Brothers Are Released from Prison

After languishing behind bars awaiting a verdict for more than three years, a trio of siblings got their freedom today. The Pook brothers: Michael, Ryan and Adrian, walked out of [...]

Manuel Pacheco Committed to Stand Trial for Murder

Well-known businessman, Manuel Pacheco of Pacheco’s Jewelry, will have to stand trial at the April session of the Supreme Court for murder. That was the outcome of his Preliminary Inquiry [...]

Police Association President Vs Commissioner of Police

There are internal issues brewing at the Belize Police Department. Commissioner of Police Chester Williams is bucking heads with the President of the Police Association. This is because President, Corporal [...]

Police Association to Take ComPol to Court

But is there some hanky-panky going on with the dues collected by the police association? Police officers have reportedly been asking for accountability and that hasn’t been forthcoming. Today, Commissioner [...]

B.P.D. Working to Root Out Rogue Cops

Some two weeks ago, the top cops were singing the praises of officers who are going above and beyond the call of duty even when their lives are at risk. [...]

Ladyville Cops to Face Disciplinary Charges over Stolen T-Shirts

Police officers attached to the Ladyville formation are being accused of stealing t-shirts. Yes, you heard right—t-shirts. According to reports, cops seized a bag of t-shirts that was on a [...]

Belize City Council Accomplishments, 1 Year after Taking Office

This Friday will make the first anniversary since P.U.P. Mayor Bernard Wagner and his team took office at the Belize City Council. While the mayor has met many challenges, today, [...]

Mayor Wagner: More Infrastructure and Social Programmes to be Rolled Out

Going into its second year and with a budget reflecting his commitments, Mayor Wagner says that residents can expect more infrastructure works as well as social programmes being rolled out. [...]

Minister of National Security Visits Sarstoon; GAF Showed Up but Didn’t Create Any Trouble

Last week Minister of National Security John Saldivar went on a tour in the south to inspect security facilities. On Friday, the tour kicked off with a visit to Barranco [...]

New Police Booth on Boulevard

Today, the Belize Police Department inaugurated a new police booth on Central American Boulevard in Belize City. The booth was donated by the Young family of Way Printing Company. This [...]

Cops Recognized for Bravery in the Line of Duty

The Police Department took time today to honour a set of brave officers who risked their lives to get their jobs done. The officers were rewarded for their work in [...]

Minister John Saldivar Weighs In on Shooting at Football Match

On Monday night, a fight broke out at Isidoro Beaton Stadium in Belmopan. It happened during a football match between Galen University and the University of Belize. When the fight [...]

ComPol Says Firing Shots at Football Game was Regrettable – but Students are Responsible

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams also commented on the matter. He says that while it is regrettable that a firearm was used, he believes that the officers may have responded [...]

San Jose Succotz Residents Concerned over Extremely High Water Bills

Discrepancies in water bills have more than two dozen families in San Jose Succotz in Cayo irate. Residents say that their most recent bills from Belize Water Service are extremely [...]

Improving the Data Ecosystem for Governance Decision Making in Belize

A one-day summit dedicated to enhancing governance accountability was held today in Belize City. Stakeholders from the private and public sectors were engaged in discussions on the many aspects of [...]