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Confesses to Receiving “Campaign Contributions” from Lev Dermen

The embattled John Saldivar has just released a three page release on those text messages that have left him exposed.  He has not taken questions from the media since Sunday [...]

Hugo Patt is Content Being Deputy Prime Minister

In four short days, the internal chaos in the Barrow administration and the United Democratic Party has brought embarrassment and humiliation.   With the resignation of John Saldivar from Cabinet on [...]

A Renewed Call for Campaign Financing

While his stock went up on Sunday, Patt had a very bad day on Wednesday with the press. Today, he admits that the situation that befell former Cabinet colleague John [...]

Will Patt Support Faber for Party Leader?

So with Patt not willing to offer himself for party leader, is he prepared to lend his support to Patrick Faber or any other interested candidate?  Here’s what Patt had [...]

Patrick Faber Contemplates a Second Candidacy

With the post of leadership now wide open, Former Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber who was defeated by John Saldivar on Sunday, is considering whether tossing his hat in the [...]

Text Messages Reveal John Saldivar Received Monies from Lev Dermen

Tonight we revisit those text exchanges between John Saldivar and Jacob Kingston that were presented as exhibits in a Utah court on Tuesday. The texts that went viral and have [...]

B.N.T.U. Demanded Saldivar’s Resignation Since 2016

The national president of the powerful Belize National Teachers Union Senator Elena Smith says that it is time to take action against corruption.  The B.N.T.U. is the latest body to [...]

B.N.N. Calls for Campaign Finance Legislation

In the face of those damning text messages, the Belize Network of N.G.O.s is also calling on the Barrow Administration to take all necessary steps to immediately introduce campaign finance [...]

C.W.U. Stands with P.S.U.

N.G.O.’s, the private sector and unions are calling for an investigation of John Saldivar.  The Christian Workers Union said today it supports the call by the Public Service for an [...]

Patrick Faber Reflects on Chaotic Convention Aftermath

There is a renewed call for unity within the fractured United Democratic Party following a week of turmoil that has seen its elected party leader ousted from the post less [...]

A Lesson Learned for Patrick Faber

While we had Faber, we also asked him about this poor performance in the convention results.  In reflecting on Sunday’s turnout, Faber acknowledges that throngs of supporters came out to [...]

B.N.T.U. on Negotiations with M.O.E.

Earlier this month representatives of the Belize National Teaches Union met with the Ministry of Education in Belize in an effort to find common grounds over disagreements regarding amendments to [...]

Bitcoin Businessman on Trial in the U.S. owns property in Belize

Fraudsters have made Belize their haven. Even as the fallout from the Lev Dermen saga continues, new reports in the U.S. say a bitcoin businessman from Bath, Ohio, U.S.A. was [...]

Meighan Brothers Get Bail

The Meighan brothers—namely: Ellis, Tyrone and Shaquille—all got bail today when their attorney, Dickie Bradley successfully argued before Supreme Court Justice Antoinette Moore that someone being accused of being a [...]

Rodwell Arzu to be Charged for Murder

He was captured in Puerto Cortes, Honduras on February twelfth and will be handed over to Belizean authorities in the days to come. But today, the police obtained a warrant [...]

30-Year Sentence for Valentine Baptist

In the Supreme Court, Justice Colin Williams also handed down sentencing for Valentine Baptist who was convicted for the murder of Devin Parham. Valentine was sentenced to thirty years with [...]

P.S.U. President Explains Union’s Position on Jumoke Castro

Jumoke Castro, son of U.D.P. Cabinet Minister Edmond Castro was in the hot seat after he made vile comments on social media against Plus TV’s Shasta Wade.  Jumoke, who is [...]

P.S.U. President Comments on Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court has struck out the claim by the Public Service Union against Simplex Design Limited. The union had filed a lawsuit against the Belmopan City Council, the Ministry of [...]

PC Erwin & Ronny Hernandez Get Bail

Police Constable Erwin Hernandez of Corozal Town, charged with Keeping a Firearm and Ammunition Without a Gun License, was also lucky to get bail today when he appeared before Justice [...]

Daron Gonzalez Gets Bail for Manslaughter

Daron Gonzalez, who was originally charged with Murder, was today granted bail after the charge was reduced to manslaughter.  Gonzalez, the man wearing locks in the video, is accused of setting [...]

Elderly Man Drowns in the South

The body of an elderly man was discovered this morning on the beach in Placencia. Seventy-seven year old fisherman, Enrique Castellanos was reported missing on Thursday and less than twenty-four [...]

REDD+ Builds Awareness Among Youth in the West

Forests across the world are disappearing at an alarming rate and because deforestation causes almost twenty percent of global emissions, the preservation of trees is important to slow down climate [...]

BNCF Awards over $100K in Grants

Three protected areas within the Belize National Protected Areas System received funds today to strengthen the management of their sites. A brief ceremony was held today to hand over the [...]

Super Babies & Super Parents at B.F.L.A.

A group of proud parents received gifts today for ensuring that their newborns receive the necessary vaccines in the first years of their lives. Dubbed as supers, the mums and [...]

The Fifth Annual Cocktails for Manatees

The fifth annual Cocktails for the Manatees fundraiser, organized by Programme Coordinator Jamal Galvez of the Clear Water Marine Aquarium Research Institute, is ongoing at this time at Kukumba Beach [...]