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“How the U.D.P. Can Leverage S.S.B.’s Sustainability to Gain Political Advantage”

A three-page memo explaining “How the U.D.P. can leverage S.S.B.’s sustainability to gain political advantage” does exist. The document, written by Chief Executive Officer, Doctor Colin Young, with the support [...]

S.S.B. Chairman Supports C.E.O.’s Memo to Cabinet Ministers

The memo details five reasons why the United Democratic Party should implement the reform this year. The first reason listed is ‘leveraging political capital.’ The memorandum explains that it is [...]

Chairman Says S.S.B. is Not Broke

According to the opposition party, the people’s money has been pumped into projects and investments which it claims are unjustifiable. The P.U.P. is charging the C.E.O. of politicization of the [...]

P.U.P. and S.S.B. Officials Met to Discuss Contribution Reform

And finally, the P.U.P. says that the S.S.B.’s directorate has failed miserably and must be held accountable.  The party calls on the government to immediately desist from playing politics, but [...]

San Pedro Men Still Missing: 1 Vehicle Impounded, 1 Man Detained

It’s been five days since two men disappeared on Ambergris Caye. Silverio Cal and Melvin Montesino were last seen alive on Thursday night heading to the north side of the [...]

Female Student Knocked Down and Killed

A young girl was knocked down and killed this afternoon in Belmopan. The incident occurred near Our Lady of Guadalupe RC Primary School. Witnesses say that the female student was [...]

Mason’s Trial Adjourned

William Danny Mason’s murder trial has been adjourned until Monday. Today, Mason’s lawyer was a no-show for what should have been the restart of the trial in the Belmopan Supreme [...]

C.C.J.: Motion of No Confidence in Guyanese Government was Properly Passed

We have been following closely the latest political developments in Guyana since the passage of a no-confidence vote in the National Assembly last year.  This morning, the Caribbean Court of [...]

Was Charandas Persaud Eligible to Vote as Dual Citizen?

The issue of Persaud’s eligibility to vote as a dual citizen was also challenged before the C.C.J.   In Guyana, dual citizens are not allowed to run for office in elections [...]

Meshek Banner Remanded for Attempted Murder of Common-law Wife

Twenty-nine-year-old Meshek Banner, a resident of Western Paradise, appeared unrepresented in the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford today where he was arraigned for the attempted murder of his common-law [...]

Detainee Escapes from Custody by Casually Walking Out of Police Station

Charles Foreman Junior, who was in lawful custody for common assault against his girlfriend, has been slapped with another charge after casually walking out of the Queen Street Police Station [...]

A Look at 2014/2015 Audit Report

In January of this year, Auditor General Dorothy Ann Bradley submitted to the Prime Minister’s office her financial reports on the accounts of Belize for the year 2014/2015. In the [...]

Village Councils Dissolved for Upcoming Elections

Over the course of the next six weeks, one hundred and ninety villages will elect new councils. Village council elections are scheduled to commence on Sunday, June twenty-third.  More than [...]

Court Ruling Won’t Stop ACCSD’s Commitment to Protecting Cayo Rosario

The Ambergris Caye Citizens for Sustainable Development says a decision by the court will not stop its members from the commitment to protect Cayo Rosario. On May thirtieth, the Supreme [...]

The Fisheries Administrator Has the Final Say in Cayo Rosario

But even with the green light, is there still an opportunity to stop the project – at least when it comes to the over-the-water structures that will be erected within [...]

Sargassum Task Force Working on a National Plan

The Sargassum Task Force, which is a public-private committee charged with the responsibility to lead mitigation and adaptation measures to address the impact of Sargassum on four tourist destinations, says [...]

Sargassum Management Comes at a High Cost

And so, while the tourism stakeholders have been getting some relief, there is still the issue of sargassum and how it must be managed. The task force with support from [...]

Rising Entrepreneurship Gala is Here Again

The 2019 Rising Entrepreneurship Gala is drawing near and young business minds, particularly single mothers, are being called to come forward.  The goal is to raise eight thousand dollars that [...]