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Prime Minister Dean Barrow Vehemently Denies Knowing of Sanctuary Belize Land Scam

With a huge scandal starring him in the face, Prime Minister Dean Barrow today called an urgent press conference in which he responded to the claims and allegations made in [...]

PM Barrow Defends Fellow Ministers; Says F.T.C. Allegations Are Untrue

PM Barrow also responded to a statement in the claim which says that “There are other important connections between the Belizean government and S.B.E.” In the claim, allegations are also [...]

F.I.U. Was Warned of Possible Real Estate Scam

One of the most serious allegations made against the Barrow administration is that there was knowledge of the scam prior to the F.T.C.’s actions to halt it. According to the [...]

Central Bank Rejects Allegations of Knowledge of Scam

The Central Bank of Belize is said to have been aware of the scam, but failed to act properly in the Sanctuary Belize scam. The Bank today issued a statement [...]

Senator Salazar Denies Allegations Made by F.T.C.

U.D.P. Senator Aldo Salazar is also named in the claim. It says that Salazar, who represented A.I.B.L., allegedly “facilitated the fraud by helping the developer wrongfully seize Sanctuary Belize lots [...]

PM Barrow Complaints to U.S. State Department

And the visibly upset Prime Minister told the media that after learning and reviewing the claim, he urgently got in contact with the U.S. Chargé d’ Affaires to make an [...]

F.T.C.’s Submits Motion to Stay Proceedings Against A.I.B.L.

Before the Prime Minister’s press conference today, the F.T.C. filed an application in the U.S. District Court of Maryland for a stay of the proceedings it commenced against A.I.B.L.  This, [...]

PM Barrow – “B.T.L. pays its files and pays its G.S.T.”

Prime Minister Barrow, during his press conference this afternoon, also touched briefly on Telemedia’s G.S.T. issue.  Aside from reiterating the position taken by Financial Secretary Joseph Waight that the company [...]

Letter from B.T.L. Chairman to FinSec – “an outrageous lie”

At a press conference held by the People’s United Party last Wednesday, Area Representative Kareem Musa attested to the existence of a letter in which the chairman of B.T.L.’s Board [...]

Min. of Human Development Offers Support to Murder Victim’s Family

The chilling murder of a young mother in Orange Walk has shaken that northern district. The callousness with which she was killed and her little boy brutally attacked on his [...]

Human Development Employee in the Middle of Smuggling Operation

An employee of the Ministry of Human Development has been charged with human smuggling of four Honduran nationals, who are in Belize illegally. The employee is thirty-five-year-old Sergio Adrian Guerra. [...]

Alleged Human Smugglers Pleaded Not Guilty; Released on Bail

As you heard just now, the two men charged in connection with an alleged smuggling operation, are social worker Sergio Adrian Guerra and Edwin Naj. Both men were in vehicles [...]

Strengthening the Family Unit is at the Core of Addressing Crime

In recent years the level of crime and violence against women and children has escalated. The recent killing of twenty-four-year-old Yanira Novelo and the attack on her four-year-old boy brought [...]

From Death Row to 25 Years Behind Bars for Convicted Murderer, Erlin White

From death row to life sentence to possibility of parole, after he completes twenty-five years behind bars. That’s how the murder case concluded today for convicted prisoner, Erlin White, when [...]

Will PM Barrow Sue F.T.C. for Defamation?

Back to the big story involving Sanctuary Bay, when the dust finally settles on the A.I.B.L./Sanctuary Bay fiasco, will Prime Minister Barrow set his sights on the Federal Trade Commission [...]

Sanctuary Bay Defrauded American Investors Only

Notwithstanding the Central Bank’s role as the country’s financial regulator, questions are being asked about its apparent lack of oversight in respect of the Sanctuary Bay real estate scam.  When [...]

S.I.B. Introduces Belize National Statistical System Portal

This morning, the Statistical Institute of Belize and the Inter-American Development Bank formally launched the Belize National Statistical System Portal and the S.I.B. website.  The initiative comes as part of [...]

What Will the New Portal Be Used for?

The objective of the portal is to standardize and reduce the amount of effort needed to transfer data between organizations, as well as give the general public access to disseminated [...]

KTV the Remix, Season 3 Opens with a Bang

KTV, the Remix opened with a bang on Tuesday night at the Bliss and is poised to remain the hottest summer show on local television. First on stage was Marlyn [...]

A Timely Forum on How to Protect Children in Cases of Child Abuse

A timely forum is taking place today. It is offering relevant information to the authorities on how to detect and protect children who are being abused. According to a report, [...]