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B.T.B. Brings B.W.S. and B.E.L. to the Table in Caye Caulker

Five days of water and electricity outages on the island of Caye Caulker, have resulted in massive financial losses. While the two utilities have been restored, the economic impact is [...]

“B.E.L. is not mollycoddled at all” – John Mencias

During this morning’s stakeholders’ forum, P.U.C. Chairman John Avery commented on the inconsequential effect of imposing a fine on either of the two utility companies.  Given the fact that government [...]

Burn Victim Critical at K.H.M.H. after Flamboyant Street Fire

The New Year did not start well for two Belize City families. Their houses on Flamboyant Street were destroyed by a fire that spread quickly gutting the two wooden structures.  [...]

New Year’s Day Fire Destroys Home in Cotton Tree

New Year’s Day is usually a time for celebration and a day to look forward to exciting things in the year ahead.  But for one family in Cotton Tree Village, [...]

Fire Department Warns about Faulty Electrical

As you heard just now, the Samoza family lost all their belongings in a blaze that damaged their family home. They are now in need of roofing materials and other [...]

Teachers Encourage to Wear Green t-shirts in Response to MOE’s Proposed Amendments to Education Rules

The militant Belize National Teachers Union is starting the New Year with a bang calling on its membership to wear their ‘Teechaz Gat Yu Bak” t-shirts on Monday when classes [...]

24 Hours for Opposition Leader to Present Proof in Drug Plane Allegations

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte has responded to bold assertions made by Opposition Leader John Briceño in his New Year’s address during which he states that the endless landings of drug [...]

Harsh Words from the AG to P.U.P. Party Leader

According to the Attorney General, the fact that Briceño stopped short of naming names does not exempt him from libel and slander.  He goes on to say that if the [...]

Major Movements in the Judiciary?

The Supreme Court’s January session is set to begin later this month on January thirteenth, but in the year ahead, the bench is facing a void.  At next week’s sitting, [...]

Cop Attackers Go before the Court

Today, four persons were arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate Court for the New Year’s Day attack on Police Constable Edgar Teul.  The foursome includes Guatemalan national Migdael Gonzalez, as well [...]

Was Young Boy Abandoned in San Pedro? Police Looking for his Family

Police needs your assistance in locating the family of this young boy; he is Joviel Zetina. He was found early this morning in the DFC area of San Pedro and [...]

Mike Peyrefitte Pursues U.D.P. Chairmanship Ambition

The leadership race for the United Democratic Party continues to intensify as the date for the national convention draws nearer.  Contesting the post for chairman is Michael Peyrefitte.  The attorney [...]

Faber and Saldivar Issue Prime Ministerial Messages to Taiwanese Government

Two letters were dispatched today to the government and people of Taiwan. One was from the acting Prime Minister Patrick Faber to the President of Taiwan and the other was [...]

Will G.O.B. Challenge Section 53 Ruling at the C.C.J.?

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte has also weighed in on a recent decision by the Court of Appeal to uphold the ruling of the Supreme Court in respect of the Section [...]

B.N.T.U. and M.O.E. Meet Over Disputed Land in Corozal

Members of B.N.T.U.’s Corozal Brach and National President Senator Elena Smith met with the Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Education this afternoon in Belize City. The meeting revolved [...]

Where is the Senate Report?

It’s the start of the New Year and U.D.P. Senator Aldo Salazar has yet to present his draft report relating to the passport scandal.  Senator Salazar chaired the year-long hearings [...]

B.N.T.U. President Questions G.O.B.’s Sluggish Process of UNCAC Implementation

In 2016, the government signed the United Nations Convention Against Corruption after tremendous pressure was placed by the powerful Belize National Teachers Union and the private sector.  It has been more [...]

Over 2000 Births at the K.H.M.H. in 2019; 55% by C-Section

On Thursday, we introduced you to a set of babies born on the first at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for 2020; five to be exact, which included a pair [...]

K.H.M.H.—a Certified Mother-Baby Friendly Medical Facility

Still of the matter of babies, at the maternity ward of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, there are posters and signs promoting the importance of breastfeeding. So much so that [...]