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Audit Reveals Half a Million Dollars Embezzlement at Sports Council!

Still reeling from the Lev Derman scandal, the government is hit by yet another black eye. An audit of the finances of the National Sports Council by the Auditor General [...]

PM Says Audit Will be Handed Over to Police

Prime Minister Dean Barrow received the report months ago in October 2019. On Wednesday, he told the media that the report will be tabled on Friday at the Sitting of [...]

Migrant Caravan Spotted from Cadenas Outpost

There is a developing story tonight on a caravan of Central American migrants heading north in search of a better life. Thousands of men, women and children left Honduras a [...]

Integrity Commission and Campaign Financing in Light of Dermen Scandal

The Lev Dermen debacle, the recent political scandal to plague the Barrow administration, brings to light the importance of the Integrity Commission, as well as a need for campaign finance [...]

Campaign Finance Reform, is it a Possibility?

The issue of campaign financing, as well as the absence of laws to regulate donations to political parties and their candidates, has resurfaced in light of the Lev Dermen scandal.  [...]

How Dermen’s Application for Honorary Consul was Rejected

There is more to report on Lev Dermen’s ties to Belize, including an application through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for him to be appointed Honorary Consul to Las Vegas.  [...]

PM Barrow Comments on Long Line of Immigrants at Diane Finnegan’s Office

U.D.P. Standard Bearer for Lake Independence Dianne Finnegan made headlines last week after lines of immigrants were seen at her constituency office. Finnegan maintains that she is only assisting individuals [...]

Kareem Slams Dianne Finnegan’s Immigration Assistance

The use of Dianne Finnegan’s Lake Independence constituency office to facilitate preparatory immigration transactions has raised the ire of many in the opposition People’s United Party.  The move which is [...]

Guatemalans’ Nationality Applications to be Converted to Permanent Residency

Hundreds of persons flooded Swift Hall on Monday hoping to get citizenship, including scores of nationals from Guatemala. But government has decided that because of the territorial dispute, there will [...]

PM Barrow Responds to Allegations made by Leader of the Opposition

In his New Year’s Day address, the Leader of the Opposition, John Briceño made bold allegations that cabinet ministers were complicit in the landing of drug planes which in 2019 [...]

Equal Opportunity Bill Consultation Heads South

A public consultation led by the National AIDS Commission and the Ministry of Human Development is underway at the SJC Auditorium tonight where the topic of discussion continues to be [...]

Choice Bank Limited Gets a New Liquidator

Julian Murillo is the new liquidator for Choice Bank Limited. On Wednesday the Central Bank of Belize announced Murillo’s appointment and if the name sounds familiar, that’s because Murillo is [...]

Dalla Vs Shyne and the Unpaid Consignment

Troy “DJ Dalla” Flowers versus Shyne Barrow….it’s a pending legal drama involving two well-known entertainers and stalwarts of the United Democratic Party.  One committed to taking out a twenty-six thousand [...]

Dalla Hits Shyne with $10k for Talent Fee and Logistics

Aside from the hefty thirty thousand dollar judgment which DJ Dalla is trying to recoup from Shyne, he is also charging ten thousand dollars for his services.  Those services include [...]

Shadron Gillett is Committed to Stand Trial for Murder

In the court room of Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser, Shadron Gillett was committed to stand trial during the April Session of the Supreme Court for the murder of Kevin Thomas.  [...]

Charges for Timroy Neal’s Killer!

A Roaring Creek resident has been charged for the murder of Timroy Neal that happened back in December of last year. Police say that the man they were looking for, [...]

Resort Owner Charged with Rape

The fifty-three-year-old owner of a popular resort off the coast of Dangriga has been hit with a rape charge. Police say that Wilfred Pascascio, the proprietor of Yok Ha resort [...]

Man to be Charged for Chopping a Cop

A man is expected to be charged for the chopping of a police officer in Stann Creek. Police say that twenty-six-year-old Byron Ramos of Cow Pen village chopped a police [...]

Single-Use Plastic and Styrofoam Ban to Be

On Wednesday, Belize enacted the phase-out of single-use plastics and styrofoam through the Environmental Protection (Pollution from Plastics) Regulation 2020.  The Minister of Environment signed that regulation into law which [...]

Belize Network of N.G.O.s Lauds Single Use Plastic Ban!

Senator for the N.G.O.s, Osmany Salas lauds G.O.B.’s efforts to initiate a ban on single-use plastics and styrofoam.  Salas says that while he hasn’t reviewed the final document with the [...]

Setting in Place Early Warning Systems for Belize City Residents

The Belize Red Cross in leading the charge in formalizing an Early Warning System for the Old Capital to better prepare in case of disasters. The organization is working along [...]

Belize’s Sugar to Enter CARICOM Market?

For some time there have been continuous efforts to get Belizean produced sugar in CARICOM and now finally there has been a breakthrough. Agriculture Minister Godwin Hulse, on Wednesday, said [...]

G.O.B. to Finalize Sugar Exportation to Taiwan

There is also a strong possibility that locally produced sugar will be sold in the Taiwan market. Minister Hulse says there have been ongoing discussions for B.S.I. to export sugar [...]

Allister Reyes Charged for City Shooting

Shifting to crime, on Wednesday, we reported on the shooting that left Kurtis Campbell with injuries to his back. Campbell was riding his bike when he was shot on Tuesday [...]

Security Guard Robbed of Cell-Phone

A Belize City Security Guard was robbed of his cell phone on Wednesday night in Belize City. Police say the guard was at his place of work when two men [...]