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The P.U.P.’s on Campaign Finance Reform

As we reported earlier in the newscast, on Thursday, the unions will take to the streets in protest having submitted six urgent demands to the government in the fight against [...]

Redistricting Needed, but Not So Close to a General Election

There is a case before the courts brought by the Belize Peace Movement and joined by Lord Michael Ashcroft against the government on the issue of redistricting. There are thirty-one [...]

Construction Workers Fall off Scaffold

Two construction workers this morning fell from a twenty feet high scaffold. It happened at a construction site on Queen Street Belize City. The men were working on what in [...]

More Safety Measures to be Implemented for Construction Workers

According to Arana, since the Downtown Rejuvenation Project commenced four years ago, this is the first major incident that occurred. He says that safety measures for the workers will be [...]

House of Culture and Downtown Rejuvenation Project 80% Completed

The House of Culture and Downtown Rejuvenation Project is being financed by the Government of Belize and the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund.  Project Director John Arana says that major [...]

Michael “Chips” Norales, the New Deputy of Belize CitCo

There is a new deputy mayor for Belize City. He is Michael “Chip” Norales, who was elected at the recent caucus of the council and will work side by side [...]

An Electrical Fire Displaced 25 Persons in Seine Bight

Fire officials say that electrical overload is the cause of the fire that left twenty-five persons without a home. Shortly after two on Tuesday afternoon, Placencia fire-fighters were called out [...]

Hattieville Fire Caused by Unattended Cooking on the Stove

Just after that fire started in Seine Bight, another was reported in Hattieville around two-thirty on Tuesday afternoon.  Three small structures were destroyed by the time firefighters arrived on the [...]

Dylan Needs Your Help!

A young mother is seeking the public’s help with medical expenses. Dylan Ysaguirre, a tour guide and entrepreneur, is temporarily paralyzed. It’s caused by a rare disease that has left [...]

John Saldivar Opens Up on the Talk Show Circuit

In his first media appearance since being stripped of the spot of leader elect of the U.D.P. and resigning from Cabinet, last Thursday, Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar today spoke [...]

To John Saldivar – How Did That Money Get into Belize?

In the Utah court, Jacob Kingston testified that he saw Dermen hand bundles of cash to Saldivar during a visit to Belize. This morning, Saldivar admitted to accepting monies from [...]

Mike Peyrefitte is New National Security Minister

There’s a new political boss at the Ministry of National Security where Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte has been appointed as its substantive minister. As you know, Peyrefitte is also a [...]

The Supreme Court Allows Lord Ashcroft to Join Redistricting Challenge

The Supreme Court this afternoon granted the application put forth on Monday by Senior Counsel Andrew Marshalleck on behalf of Lord Michael Ashcroft.  Ashcroft will now be included as an [...]

G.O.B. is Prepared to Go the Distance in Redistricting Challenge

Minister Peyrefitte also spoke about the Supreme Court decision to grant Lord Michael Ashcroft’s application to join the Belize Peace Movement in its legal challenge to have the Government of [...]

What’s John Saldivar’s Political Future with U.D.P.?

A planned event for this Thursday in the Belmopan constituency has been postponed. Saldivar is no longer in cabinet and neither is he the newly elected leader of the United [...]

Saldivar Remains Circumspect on Campaign Explanation

In John Saldivar’s attempt at explaining why he chose to lie about receiving the monies from Dermen, he stopped short of divulging the details of that Cabinet meeting on January [...]

G.O.B. to Appeal Supreme Court Ruling on Petrocaribe Challenge

Prime Minister Barrow, in a terse response to a letter written by Opposition Leader John Briceño, has indicated that government will appeal the decision of the Supreme Court where Chief [...]

Opposition Leader to Prime Minister: “The ugly truth is that yuh name stink dah road”

There has been a back and forth between PM Barrow and the Leader of the Opposition. The last salvo came from John Briceño today in response to Monday’s letter from the [...]

AG Peyrefitte: “N.T.U.C.B. March is Not Necessary”

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize, as well as the People’s United Party, is holding separate demonstrations in Belize City in the days ahead.  The N.T.U.C.B. will be mobilizing [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Gets Permission to Protest on Thursday

The N.T.U.C.B. has made six demands for the government to meet before the general elections are called. One of those demands is an immediate launch of an independent investigation into [...]

B.D.F. Soldier Survives Shooting; Was It a Case of Mistaken Identity?

Turning to crime, Wayne Perry was days away from starting his career as a soldier in the Belize Defence Force. But on Monday afternoon, he was shot multiple times as [...]

Fire Destroys Three Structures in Hattieville

There was a fire around two-thirty this afternoon in Hattieville. The blaze destroyed three small wooden structures. Fire officials managed to contain the blaze before it spread to nearby homes.  [...]

Fire Destroys Home in Seine Bight

There was another fire earlier today, this time in Seine Bight village in southern Belize and as many as twelve persons were displaced.  Reports are that a fire broke out [...]

Filling the Void in the Public Health Sector for Affordable Eye Care

Over the weekend, a visiting team from U.S. treated hundreds in need of eye care. Now, the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired has been filling the void in the [...]

MOH Says Case of COVID-19 in Dangriga is Fake News!

The Ministry of Health says that the reports circulating on Facebook about a suspected case of COVID-19 in Belize is not true. Today, the ministry clarified the rumors of a [...]