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Eamon Courtenay Responds to PM Barrow’s Letter

A lengthy two-page diatribe was released late on Thursday evening in which Prime Minister Dean Barrow took a number of swipes at Opposition Leader John Briceño in response to a [...]

Godwin Hulse Comments on Joshua Perdomo $40K Loan Write-off

The Perdomo loan write-off is not going to go away in time soon. Today, U.D.P. Senator for Government Business Godwin Hulse says that the forty thousand dollar loan does not [...]

Perdomo Family Making Arrangements to Settle Debt

Hulse reiterated the government’s position that the loan is six-year statute barred. According to him, cabinet sticks to the recommendation from the Attorney General.  But Hulse did let out that [...]

Where is the Senate Select Committee Report?

It has been almost two years since a series of public hearings were conducted by the Senate Special Select Committee into the findings of the Auditor General’s Special Audit Report [...]

No Politics in Stalling of Senate Report Says Committee Chair

In the absence of what many expected to be a timely report, there has been talk that completion and presentation of that document is deliberately being stalled for political reasons.  [...]

Why Were Brazilians Allowed to Leave without Investigation?

Thirty-nine-year-old Jose Hilberto Gallegos is behind bars for counterfeit U.S. dollars. The Mexican national was busted at the Phillip Goldson International Airport on October tenth with forty thousand, eight hundred [...]

Minister Hulse Tells U.S. Chargé d’Affaires How It Is!

Deborah Baptist Estrada is moving up to replace Diana Locke as the Director of Immigration. Estrada is being promoted from her post of Deputy Director of Nationality and Passport Department. [...]

Saving the Citrus Industry Means Defeating Citrus Greening Disease

This week we have been reporting on the crisis in the citrus industry and the ramifications to the growers and the economy. One of the factors that have contributed to [...]

No Injection of Cash in CGA says Agriculture Minister

Since we had caught up with Minister of Agriculture Godwin Hulse, we asked him about meetings have been held with representatives of the CGA. On Friday, Hulse along with his [...]

COTED to Decide on Belize’s Request to Freely Trade White Sugar in the Region

Plantation white sugar can replace refined sugar. This is according to the Caribbean Development Bank which funded a technical study on the issue. CARICOM Ministerial meetings were held a few [...]

Update on G.O.B.’s Drought Assistance to Farmers

The rains are here but the effects of the drought that devastated crops over several weeks are still being felt. The prolonged drought caused losses in the millions for farmers [...]

American Retiree Trapped in Belize without Visitor’s Permit

A retired U.S. national, who did not board a cruise ship in mid-September, is now illegal in Belize. Fifty-year-old Edward Francis Kilgour, the third, appeared before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitt [...]

Alyson Courtenay Formally Joins Legal Fraternity

A formal ceremony took place at the Supreme Court this morning. Alyson Courtenay, who is the youngest member of a family of distinguished attorneys, was called to the bar to [...]

Cultural Immersion Trends at the Annual Tourism Conference

Tourism numbers in the past three years have been showing double digit growth signalling that Belize is a top destination. Today, the Belize Tourism Board held a conference with the [...]

$27K for Cultural Development Projects

A third tranche of money from the Cultural Development Fund of the National Institute of Culture and History was disbursed today at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts. The [...]

Belize Celebrates World Food Day

Today, Belize joined the international community in celebrating World Food Day. This year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is focusing on the importance of healthy diets in tackling global [...]

Former Lands Minister Comments on Lots Sold by Belmopan CitCo

Earlier in the month, we reported on a hasty land transaction that raised several eyebrows. The Belmopan City Council de-reserved a large portion of land that had been designated for [...]

World Standards Day 2019 – A Look at Video & Standards in Belize

Today, the Belize Bureau of Standards held a session about standards for video. The event was held in light of World Standards Day 2019 under the theme, “Video Standards Create [...]