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An Official Exhibit List in the Case of Lev Dermen; John Saldivar is Named

There is new information tonight in the case of Lev Dermen, an Armenian national with U.S. and Belize citizenship that is causing tremors inside the U.D.P. as it heads to [...]

Prime Minister Barrow: Still No Evidence of Wrongdoing

The allegation of text messages between Jacob Kingston and John Saldivar as court exhibits prompted reaction from Belmopan. The PM did not give interview, but instead issued a four-paragraph statement [...]

John Saldivar’s Statement on Evidence List

A statement from John Saldivar was short and curt.  It states that nothing has changed from his position outlined in a statement on January fifteenth, 2019. Saldivar also echoes what [...]

Opposition Leader Calls on John Saldivar to Resign

The text message referencing Minister Saldivar was also the focus of a statement by Opposition Leader John Briceño.  He is calling on the Prime Minister to fire Saldivar from his [...]

Briceño Gives Barrow Advice in Figuring Out which Minister Took $25K

According to Briceño, if the Prime Minister wanted to act, he could have already done so.  Today, Briceño advised the PM to check with the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires to obtain [...]

Revisiting PM Barrow’s Threat of Termination

As we said, the Lev Dermen scandal has been unraveling for days. Last Wednesday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow called a press conference on the recent allegations. At the time he [...]

Does the Status Quo Remain Ahead of Leadership Convention?

As the scandal rocks the U.D.P., the likelihood of the upcoming U.D.P. convention being affected by the pending trial in Utah was a question that was placed squarely to the [...]

No Request for Ministers’ Names from U.S. Embassy

The Lev Dermen saga has been coming up in many ways. At the sitting of the House of Representatives on January seventeenth, Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa suggested that [...]

Charred Remains are Discovered in a Burnt Flatbed Truck in the South

Charred remains were found this morning inside a delivery truck belonging to the Salvador W. Habet hardware store. The vehicle was set on fire in a remote area in the [...]

Luis Marin is Wanted by Police

Police are looking for the suspect in a string of robberies in the south. He is Luis Marin, who is being linked to robberies on the Coastal Road. Marin is [...]

Shots Fired in PG; Wanted Man Detained

Around eleven o’clock this morning, a shooting occurred in Punta Gorda Town. Information to News Five is that police fired shots as they pursued a man wanted for questioning into [...]

Another Delayed Judgment; P.U.P. Extremely Frustrated

The People’s United Party’s case against the Government of Belize regarding the spending of over one point three billion dollars, including the PetroCaribe funds that were borrowed from Venezuela, has yet [...]

CariCRIS Assigns Belize Bank “Investment Grade” Rating

The Belize Bank Limited, the country’s oldest banking institution, has been assigned an investment grade rating by the Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services.  CariCRIS is the Caribbean’s leading credit [...]

What Does Investment Rating Mean for Belize Bank?

The assigned rating augurs well for other local companies wishing to improve their profiles on the regional and international markets.  It is in line with some of the more prominent [...]

Lands Minister on Turneffe Land Trust Agreement

As we reported on Wednesday, the Turneffe Atoll Trust has acquired the remaining seventeen thousand acres of land within the Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve. This is in the form of [...]

P.U.P. Leader Says Transferring 17,000 Acres of Land without House Approval is Illegal

Weighing in on the matter was Opposition Leader, John Briceño. According to Briceño, under the National Lands Act, to transfer a large piece of land, such as the seventeen thousand [...]

Turneffe Atoll Trust on Land Trust Agreement

According to Executive Director of the Turneffe Atoll Trust, Alex Anderson, forty percent of the land mass at Turneffe was already sold to private entities and this move reserves the [...]

B.N.T.U. President on Julian Cho

Today, National President of the Belize National Teachers Union Senator Elena Smith was in southern Belize, at Julian Cho Technical School where she met with the school administration.  The B.N.T.U. [...]

Senate Report on Immigration Yet to be Completed

We also found out that Senator Elena Smith’s patience is running thin. The senator says organizations are tired of waiting for U.D.P. Senator Aldo Salazar to present his report on the [...]

Will Hugo Patt Without Support to John Saldivar?

One more story on the dilemma facing the U.D.P.  Minister of Natural Resources, Hugo Patt is running for first deputy leader under team Saldivar. They have been around the country [...]

NEBL 2020: Meet the Benny’s Hurricanes

The 2020 season of the National Elite Basketball League kicked off last Friday with matches across the country.  There have been many changes in almost all teams. There is also [...]

Healthy Living: Skincare Tips

If you’re investing a lot in your skincare or if you’re confused by all the ads and articles about how to best take care of your skin, then listen up. [...]