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Kareem Musa to PM Barrow: Invoke Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act!

As the trial of American Armenian national Lev Dermen enters its second day in the U.S. courts, in Belize, the matter is getting plenty attention because of its implications to [...]

P.U.P. Wants Criminal Investigation into Lev Dermen’s Link to Belize

Musa says that if the messages or any other documents prove some level of criminality, public pressure will be applied on Commissioner of Police Chester Williams to launch a criminal [...]

AG Peyrefitte Lays Into Kareem Musa over MLAT

By this afternoon, Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte responded to Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa, despite not being in receipt of the letter in reference to Minister of National Security [...]

Waiting for Testimony is Easier than Bureaucracy of a Formal Request – AG Peyrefitte

Attorney General Peyrefitte says that even if he were to proceed with such a request to obtain the names of the government ministers from U.S. Attorney General William Barr, the [...]

John Saldivar: “Not a corrupt bone in my body!!! Me dah God Pickney!!!”

The man in the eye of the storm here in Belize is John Birchman Saldivar. The Minister of National Security took to social media today saying that he stands proud. [...]

Lev Dermen, Washakie and the Belize Connection

Jury selection continued today in the District Court in Utah, where Lev Dermen is facing up to ten charges relating to money laundering in a case brought against him by [...]

B.N.T.U. and M.O.E. at Odds over Education Regulation

The B.N.T.U. and the Ministry of Education are at odds again. In the latest round, the B.N.T.U. says they have no favourable responses from the ministry to the list of [...]

Ministry of Education Willing to Consult

According to Doctor Babb, the Ministry is committed in consulting with the union to avoid any escalation of tensions.   Dr. Carol Babb, Chief Education Officer “We are willing to [...]

False Alarm: Coronavirus Scare on Caye Caulker; No Cases in Belize

As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, there was a huge scare in Caye Caulker on Monday night when reports spread like wildfire that a visiting Chinese national was experiencing [...]

Earthquake Sent Tsunami Fears across the Country

A seven point seven magnitude earthquake struck earlier today about eighty miles from Jamaica, shaking several Caribbean islands, including Cayman and as far away as Miami. There were several aftershocks, [...]

Is the Caribbean at Risk of Increased Earthquakes?

Today’s earthquake was preceded by magnitudes six point four and five point eight quakes that struck Puerto Rico. That territory experienced a number of aftershocks and experienced significant damage. Earlier [...]

JLSC Case to be Heard on February 19th

A lawsuit brought against Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin as chair of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission is set to commence on February nineteenth before Justice Michelle Arana.  The presiding [...]

Shyne and Dalla’s Dispute Settled, says Attorney Kareem Musa

Two weeks ago we told you of the legal dispute brewing between Troy “DJ Dalla” Flowers and Shyne Barrow. DJ Dalla faced court action by Belize Brewing Company after he [...]

Former Cop Darren Martinez Sentenced to 12 Years for Sexual Assault of Minor

Sentencing for former police constable Dаrrеn Маrtіnеz took place today. Martinez was found guilty last week of the sexual assault of a minor in an incident that goes back to [...]

Anabell Kumul Gets 15 Years for Manslaughter

Justice Colin Williams also imposed a sentence of fifteen years on forty-two year-old Anаbеll Кumul, who was initially charged with murder, but instead pleaded guilty to manslaughter of her common-law-husband, [...]

B.E.L. Submits FTRP Application to P.U.C. for the Next Four Years

Light bills are not expected to increase between now and the end of the year. That’s the word from the Belize Electricity Limited which has made an application to the [...]

B.E.L. to Invest $280M over the Next Five Years

B.E.L. also announced today that it plans on investing almost three hundred million dollars in the national electricity grid over the next five years to connect to new renewable sources [...]

FCD Hosts Exchange Programme with 5 Guat Communities

F.C.D. held a two-day bi-national youth exchange programme with youths from five Guatemalan communities that fringe the Chiquibul National Park. The purpose of the exchange was to sensitize and help [...]

Literacy & Empowerment Adult Program Launched

The Ministry of Education today launched the Literacy and Empowerment Adult Programme. The programme seeks to empower adults who struggle with basic reading and comprehension skills. The lessons will be [...]

“Adolescents Engaged for Change & a Sustainable Future”

Day two of a regional adolescents and youth forum took place today at the Radisson Hotel in Belize City. Today’s discussions centred on the topic of mental health and the [...]