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PM Barrow Benches Teflon John from Cabinet

On Monday and Tuesday, explosive details including text messages between Jacob Kingston and John Saldivar were revealed in a Utah court. Saldivar agreed to go to Miami to receive fifty [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Speaks on Saldivar’s Resignation

This afternoon, U.D.P. Chairman Michael Peyrefitte responded to the events of the day by saying that Prime Minister Barrow was duty-bound to request Saldivar’s resignation, but that the beleaguered Belmopan [...]

Peyrefitte Describes Tone of Emergency U.D.P. Meeting

The Attorney General also responded to a question about the atmosphere of the subsequent session held with all thirty-one standard bearers of the ruling party this afternoon in Belmopan.  He [...]

Attorney General Peyrefitte Discusses MLAT and Saldivar Investigation

In carrying out a complete and thorough investigation, the question of invoking the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty was put to Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte.  He explains the mechanism behind requesting [...]

Can John Saldivar Still Enter the Next U.D.P. Leadership Race?

Former Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber, who resigned on Monday, following defeat during the February ninth leadership convention, is contemplating a return to the race whenever a subsequent date is [...]

Opposition Leader says U.D.P. Administration is in Crisis

Turning to the Opposition….the People’s United Party postponed its press conference originally scheduled for today to allow the party’s executive to meet at its headquarters on Queen Street. There, the [...]

Is John Saldivar’s Suspension Enough?

At the end of the Prime Minister’s emergency meeting, John Saldivar was vanished as Leader Elect of the U.D.P. and was placed on an indefinite suspension.  Saldivar will be given [...]

Patrick Faber Considering Going At it Again?

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Leader of the United Democratic Party, Patrick Faber told News Five as he left the Sir Edney Cain Building in Belmopan that he supports [...]

More from Lev Dermen Trial in Utah

Attorneys for Lev Dermen trial are cross examining Jacob Kingston in the Salt Lake Court and the defense has been carrying on about Kingston’s participation in past frauds and schemes.  [...]

The Church Weighs In on Debacle

The Council of Churches today chimed in on the debacle of the last seventy-two hours that has resulted in a sense of uncertainty in the political leadership of the government.  [...]

Shooting in the City; 2 Men Injured!

A shooting has left two persons injured in Belize City. Sometime after four this evening, several shots were fired on Baghdad Street. Those bullets hit Raheem Belgrave and Errol Bowen. [...]

U.D.P. Ministers, Standard Bearers Mum on John Saldivar

As you heard John Saldivar has been suspended indefinitely from cabinet and will step down as leader elect, merely three days after he was elected.  On Sunday he had the [...]

P.U.P. Chairman Comments on Ralph Fonseca’s Connection to Lev Dermen

Ralph Fonseca’s name was also called by Jacob Kingston in the U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City, Utah. Now Fonseca has not in government for years. According to Kingston, [...]

Did U.D.P. Delegates Get Lands?

The recently elected Deputy Leader of the U.D.P. and newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Belize, Hugo Patt, today lost his cool at a reporter. Patt was exiting the Prime [...]

Steve Duncan Resigns from the Senate

On Tuesday, as the testimony of Jacob Kingston indicated that Saldivar had travelled to Miami to pick up fifty thousand U.S. dollars in cash reverberated across Belize, there was word [...]

Council of Churches Cannot Support Equal Opportunities Bill in Present Form

The Council of Churches is taken a position on the Equal Opportunities Bill. It Council is of the view that having now had the opportunity to review and discuss the [...]

The Council of Churches Offers Options

According to Bishop Philip Wright, the Council of Churches is open to further discussion on the Bill. The Council would be willing to consider if by way of a referendum, [...]

Cane Farmers Better Equipped to Mitigate Outbreak of Froghopper in Northern Belize

The Government of Belize, the European Union and Sugar Industry Research and Development Institute officially opened the Integrated Pest and Disease laboratory. The one point seven million Belize dollars lab [...]

Kendis Gibson in Belize for Local Media Forum

The Belize Tourism Board hosted a media forum earlier this week at the Best Western Belize Biltmore Plaza. With assistance from its North American marketing agency, ICF Next, MSNBC Live [...]

Tarrus Riley Arrives in Belize for Valentine’s Day Concert

This Friday at the Belize City Civic Centre, a concert for lovers takes place, featuring Jamaican artist Tarrus Riley. Today, he arrived in Belize as final preparations are being made [...]