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Letter by BTL Requesting Tax Waiver Exists, Says Musa

Amidst the leakage of documents showing B.T.L.’s purported multi-million dollars G.S.T. and business tax debt is a letter reportedly sent by Chairman Nestor Vasquez. In that rumored letter, Vasquez reportedly [...]

Opposition Party Comes Down Hard on BTL for Reported Multimillion Dollars GST Debt

The People’s United Party today mounted pressure on Belize Telemedia Limited, the Department of General Sales Tax and the Prime Minister as it relates to a throve of damning documents [...]

Kareem Musa: “We can no longer trust the financials of that company anymore”

According to the P.U.P.’s Kareem Musa, the government has been silent on the matter because the pile of documents which indicates B.T.L.’s true financial standing, is a huge political blow [...]

PUP Leader Writes Prime Minister for Full Disclosure of Audit Report

P.U.P. Leader John Briceño has written to Prime Minister Dean Barrow with regards to B.T.L.’s reported G.S.T. debt. In the letter, Briceño tells P.M. Barrow that since B.T.L. is majority [...]

GST Dept. Says BTL Up to Date with Taxes

Two days after the news broke, C.E.O. Rochus Schreiber handed in his resignation letter and according to B.T.L., Schreiber decided to pursue other personal interests and reunite with his family [...]

Dr. George Gough is New Health C.E.O.

Earlier today, the Ministry of Health confirmed that a new C.E.O. will be taking over at the Ministry as we had reported in Tuesday’s newscast. Doctor George Gough succeeds Doctor [...]

Contraband onions hurting local onion farmers; thousands of pounds of onion unsold

Contraband onions are hurting local onion farmers. Several onion producing communities have thousands of pounds of onions on their hands and can’t sell them. The Belize Marketing and Development Corporation [...]

Overnight Arrivals Dip 25% Following Double Murder in San Pedro

The murders of well-known tour guide Mario Graniel and the highly respected American doctor Gary Swank, on June twenty-third in San Pedro, had an immediate negative impact on the tourism [...]

Electricity rates won’t go up

The Public Utilities Commission made its Final Decision in respect of the 2019 Annual Review Proceeding for electricity rates and the news is that rates will remain the same at [...]

Opposition Leader Weighs in On New Developments in Sanctuary Bay Scandal

In 2018, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission investigated the largest real estate scam it has been faced with to date. The architect of the scam, U.S. national Andris Pukke, promised [...]

Village Council Elections Round Two

The second round of village council elections took place on Sunday across the country and both political parties are claiming victory. A total of forty-six villages participated and according to [...]

PUP’s Kareem Musa Tells GOB to Tackle Poverty to Address Crime

The New York Daily News is reporting that the recent murder of American doctor, Gary Swank, is deterring tourists from traveling to Belize. In fact, the head of the Belize [...]

Two armed robbers hit a San Ignacio store

In western Belize, a store was robbed by two armed men on Tuesday afternoon. The Good Times Chinese Store located in San Ignacio fell prey to thieves at about four [...]

A murder trial comes to end as main witness turns hostile

In the courts, the murder trial of twenty-year-old Eldon Flowers is coming to an end. Today, the crown represented by Senior Crown Counsel for the D.P.P.’s office, Shanice Lovelle, closed her [...]

A Belize City man walks free when the crown enters a nolle pros

An attempted murder case stemming back from August of 2014 which was committed to stand trial in 2016 against a Belize City man ended in a nolle prosequi today. Ron [...]

Belize Hotel Association Hosts Annual General Meeting

Hoteliers were joined by other stakeholders at the Belize Biltmore Plaza to take stock of the tourism industry as well as to find new ways to enhance business in a [...]

Caribbean Shores Area Rep., Kareem Musa, Confident of Next Victory at the Polls

On Sunday the United Democratic Party held its convention in the Caribbean Shores constituency. Former Senate President Lee Mark Chang bested opponent, Leila Peyrefitte by three hundred votes. Before the [...]

Medfly detected on the Placencia Peninsula

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority has detected the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, commonly known as the medfly, along the Placencia Peninsula. The medfly has been found in several backyards but BAHA [...]

Identifying Sources of Marine Litter

Identifying the sources of marine litter is the focus of an ongoing seminar hosted by the Department of the Environment in partnership with the Commonwealth Litter Programme.  Earlier today, stakeholders [...]

Heads of Government of CARICOM Meet in St. Lucia

The fortieth ordinary meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM is underway in Saint Lucia.  The CARICOM Single Market and Economy which aims to facilitate the free [...]