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Early Morning Distress Call, 5 Fishermen Rescued at Sea

Five persons were successfully returned to shore at the Coast Guard Headquarters this afternoon.  The group, including a little boy, was stranded at sea when the vessel they were out [...]

Jumoke Castro Receives Backlash After Threatening Shasta Wade

Fire and brimstone are pouring down on Jumoke Castro tonight. He is the son of U.D.P. Minister Edmond Castro and tonight he is feeling the wrath of not only the [...]

Firestorm Follows Jumoke’s Controversial Facebook Post

There is much public outrage in the wake of revolting comments posted by Jumoke Castro on his social media page in which he threatens Plus TV’s Shasta Wade with sexual [...]

Will Charges Be Levied Against Jumoke Castro?

Pastor Louis Wade and his wife have since contacted the police department, expressing concerns over the social media comment made by Jumoke Castro. Knowing that the comment was made by [...]

First Draft of Cybercrime Legislation is Under Review

Today, a press release surfaced on social media on Cyber Crime Legislation. According to the release, the Office of the Special Envoy in collaboration with the Office of the Speaker [...]

Opposition Leader Denounces Attacked on Nicole Usher

The leaders of both parties today also spoke on the recent case of domestic abuse that led to police charging Kenzle Hulse with harm upon his ex-girlfriend, Nicole Usher.  Usher [...]

No Special Treatment for Children of Ministers

But how does ComPol Williams ensure that investigations centred on the children of politically appointed persons are not tainted? It is often speculated that those highly connected to government ministers [...]

The Murder Count So Far for 2019

According to our records, the murder count so far for 2019 is at one hundred and thirty-one homicides; it is dangerously close to 2018’s figures of a hundred and forty-four [...]

PM Optimistic that Economy Will Grow in 4th Quarter

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is optimistic about economic growth for the fourth quarter. Revised figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize show that there was a contraction in the [...]

N.T.U.C.B. says UNCAC Implementation Sluggish

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, along with the National Trade Union Congress of Belize and the Belize Network of N.G.O.’s, wrote to the Prime Minister reminding him of [...]

Where are the Details of the Coastal Road Contract?

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is also asking the government for full details of the one hundred and thirty-three point two million dollar contract for the Coastal Road. [...]

Parliamentarians Gather to Meet E.U.’s Deadline

A string of important pieces of legislation was passed today by the House of Representatives to meet a deadline imposed by the European Union. The bills were passed to get [...]

One Million Dollars in Christmas Cheer?

It’s that time of year once more, Christmas Cheer! Prime Minister Dean Barrow confirmed that Christmas cheer monies have been dispersed to the thirty-one area representatives. Like the previous year, [...]

PM Comments on Gillnet Proposed Ban

Prime Minister Dean Barrow today commented on the debate surrounding the banning of gillnets. Recently, OCEANA Belize offered the government a gillnet buy-back programme if a ban on gillnets is [...]

Fisheries Bill Tabled in House, Finally

It has been in the works for nine years, but today amendments to the outdated Fisheries Bill were introduced in the House of Representatives.  The bill contains stiffer penalties against violation [...]

PM Barrow Comments on Gaspar Vega’s Repeated Absence

U.D.P. Orange Walk North Area Representative Gaspar Vega continues to absent himself from house meetings. He has been M.I.A from house sittings for a considerable amount of time after resigning from [...]

8 Officers are Recognized for their Exemplary Work

A group of officers was invited to the Police Training Academy in Belmopan today. But it was not to develop their policing skills; in fact, they were being awarded for [...]

Lead Investigator Comment on Conviction of Danny Mason et al

Following today’s awards ceremony, Sergeant Holly Vasquez, who was the lead investigator in the murder of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas, was asked about his reaction to the ruling handed down by [...]

Supreme Court Proceeds With BPM’s Constitutional Challenge

The Belize Peace Movement and Vision Inspired by the People, V.I.P., have brought a constitutional challenge against the Government of Belize in relation to the electoral division claiming that the [...]

Constituencies Remain Inordinately Small

Deputy Solicitor General Samantha Matute-Tucker is representing the Attorney General and attorney Arthur Saldivar is representing the Belize Peace Movement and V.I.P.  The case was adjourned to February sixth, 2020.  [...]

Quality Poultry Products Goes Green with Electricity

Demand for renewable energy has skyrocketed in recent years, particularly because of the global discussion around climate change and the impacts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.  The global [...]

Is Restaurant Causing Problems for its Next Door Neighbour?

A Belize City woman claims that a next door restaurant has been creating all sorts of problems for her.  Nicole Milton lives on Cemetery Road and she alleges that the [...]