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Still No Leader-elect for the U.D.P.

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize held a successful demonstration in Belize City today, but fifty miles away in Belmopan, the United Democratic Party held a conclave. The meeting [...]

John Saldivar Has Yet to Tender Resignation as Leader-Elect of the U.D.P.

Belmopan Area Representative, John Saldivar, is holding on to his position that he did not participate in any corrupt act with or on behalf of accused fraudster Lev Dermen and [...]

Investigation into Allegations Against John Saldivar Ongoing

Michael Peyrefitte has been recently appointed the Minister of National Security after John Saldivar resigned from cabinet in light of the damning revelations made by Jacob Kingston in the U.S. [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Holds Successful Demonstration in Belize City

This morning, the streets of Belize City were seething with union members and their leaders chanting: “Only the People Can Save the People.” The unions staged a successful anti-corruption protest [...]

A Group of UB Students Walk Out of Classes to Attend Anti-Corruption Demonstration

The march was well underway, when a group of students staged a walk-out of classes from the University of Belize in Belmopan and travelled to Belize City to participate in [...]

B.N.T.U. to G.O.B.: Don’t Ignore Our Cry for Good Governance or Else

The national anti-corruption demonstration concluded with a rally at Memorial Park past the lunch hour.  It was a first step by the unions to effect change. The Belize National Teachers [...]

Senators Come Out in Support of Anti-Corruption Demonstration

The unionists were joined by many others who support the call to end corruption, including the N.G.O.s and social partners. Among them were Senators Osmany Salas and Mark Lizarraga. The [...]

Ahead of Its Own Demonstration, the P.U.P. Comes Out in Support of the N.T.U.C.B.

“Only the People Can Save the People” demonstration and rally staged by the N.T.U.C.B. precedes another demonstration to be held in the wake of the John Saldivar scandal, in which [...]

P.U.P. Leader: General Elections Should Be Called Now

Now the N.T.U.C.B. has made several demands to government, which they say must be met ahead of the next general elections, expected later this year. Amongst those requests is the [...]

Bobby Lopez Takes on Redistricting and Good Governance

The legal challenge brought against the Government of Belize by the Belize Peace Movement regarding an overdue redistricting exercise is presently before Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin.  The revision of electoral [...]

What’s the Update with UNCAC?

As we told up, while the cabinet and U.D.P. standard bearers met in Belmopan on the political mess it finds itself in, in Belize City, the unions were clamouring for [...]

Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay Weighs In on Case of the Bar Against the CJ

On Wednesday night, we reported on the case of the Director of Public Prosecution.  While Cheryl-Lynn Vidal was serving as the President of the Bar Association, she was expelled from [...]

Police are Seeking One Person for Cahueque’s murder

Angel Cahueque was shot and killed outside his home in Corozal Town on Tuesday night around seven-thirty. Police say that they are looking for one person in connection with this [...]

Limited Information on the Murder of Robert Nunez

Police say that they are no closer to finding out what happened to Robert Nunez. He was found dead near the western border on Wednesday night just before eleven. Cops [...]

Orange Walk Robber Nabbed by Cops; Stolen Items Recovered

A robber is in police custody for robbing a grocery store at gunpoint in Orange Walk Town on Tuesday night. Police say that two armed men walked into 128 Store [...]

Local Lifeguard Saves Drowning Man

A young man’s quick action and CPR skills saved the life of senior Belize City resident. Tonight, sixty-one-year-old Ulrick Young is alive and with his family after a near fatal [...]

Concepcion Man Drowns near Pueblo Viejo Ferry Crossing

A man has drowned in northern Belize. Milton Correa, a painter of Concepcion Village in Corozal, lost his life in the New River around two-thirty on Wednesday afternoon. Correa attempted [...]

RTA on Placencia Road Kills One

There was a fatal traffic accident on the Placencia Road that has left one man dead. Police say that on Tuesday, forty-one-year-old Roberto Cordova lost his life when his motorcycle [...]

Omar Figueroa Takes Oath as Minister for Fisheries, Forestry, Environment and Sustainable Development

Omar Figueroa has been bumped up as substantive Minister for Fisheries, Forestry, Environment and Sustainable Development. The appointment came about as a result of cabinet realignments triggered by the resignation of [...]

Belize is Removed from the EU List of Harmful Preferential Tax Regimes

Belize has finally been recovered from the EU blacklisting as a harmful tax regime. This comes following a meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the European Union [...]

Healthy Living: Boosting Your Immune System

It can be scary to tune in to the latest updates of the new coronavirus – Covid-19. Even as the number of new cases continues to rise, the epicentre of [...]