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Reynaldo Verde: Bribes, Demands, Threats & Secret Recordings

Reynaldo Verde, the Deputy Director of the Belize Tax Services, has been in a U.S. jail since September seventh, on a charge of extortion and attempted extortion. He was picked [...]

Opposition Leader Comments on US $23 Million A.I.B.L./F.T.C. Settlement

On Tuesday, a district court in the United States released details of the twenty-three million dollar settlement that the Barrow Administration, along with liquidator Julian Murillo and F.T.C. officials, to [...]

When and How Will Corruption be Effectively Address?

The alleged actions of Reynaldo Verde demonstrated that corruption continues to exist within government ministries and department.  In 2013, Prime Minister Dean Barrow famously said that the Lands Department was [...]

Family Questions Circumstances Surrounding Elmer Chub’s Death

There was loss of life and property from the devastating fire on Caye Caulker over the weekend which also displaced fourteen persons. The cause of the fire is still undetermined [...]

Coast Guard is Gifted a New Seagoing Vessel

This afternoon at the Coast Guard Headquarters in Belize City, a twin engine marine vessel was handed over to the maritime law enforcement agency to aid in the fight against [...]

F.F.B. to Reimburse U.S. $50,000 for Defaulting CONCACAF Match

The Disciplinary Committee of CONCACAF has made a decision against the Football Federation of Belize for not showing up to participate in match six between French Guiana and Belize. The [...]

Will Team Belize Get to Advance to Gold Cup?

Will the F.F.B. appeal the decision of the CONCACAF Disciplinary Committee? They have until September twenty-sixth to do so. But with losing three points, where does team Belize stand in [...]

Deputy Commissioner of Police’s Address Raises Eyebrows

He is the Deputy Commissioner of Police and according to the Caribbean Shores voters’ list; Edward Broaster’s home address is number one Kelly Street. It has raised eyebrows because not [...]

A Bomb Threat at Lands Department in Belmopan

A bomb threat was reported around noon today in Belmopan, at the offices of the Ministry of Natural Resources.  Members of staff alerted the authorities that several calls were received [...]

An Update on the Death by Strangulation of 9 Year-Old Danielle Hall

Emily Ico remains hospitalized at the Western Regional Hospital. If the name sounds familiar, it is because she is the mother of nine-year-old Danielle Hall, who was strangled to death [...]

Unseasonable Drought Prompts Transition to Solar Energy

The extreme dry weather condition that continues to ravage the agriculture industry in central and northern Belize, is also wreaking havoc in the energy sector where the generation of hydroelectricity [...]

Electric Vehicles This Way a Cometh?

The Prime Minister’s annual Independence Day address also serves as an opportunity for promises to be made, some of which his administration has delivered on and others that are yet [...]

“I mean let’s be realistic” – John Briceño on Electric Cars in Belize

One person who is not at all sold on the idea of electric cars in Belize anytime soon is Opposition Leader John Briceño.  He scoffed at the idea as unrealistic, [...]

Opposition Leader Questions Monopoly on Butane Importation

The discussion on the National Gas Company continues.  As we have reported, the government has lent support to the company which will have full control of the supply of butane [...]

DHS Office Confirms 3 Dengue-Related Death

The Office of the Director of Health Services is reporting three dengue-related deaths since the outbreak of dengue in Belize. They include two maternal cases that were recorded back in [...]

Japan Gifts Orange Walk a New Compactor Truck

The Orange Walk Town Council receives a new compactor truck from the government of Japan. The gift is part of the ongoing Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Project between [...]

Living With Climate Impacts

The Alliance of Small Island States has taken a first-of-its-kind approach to crafting a package of critical climate change initiatives to safeguard small island societies. The SIDS Package, as it [...]