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A New Interim Chairman to be Appointed to B.T.L. Board

Former Central Bank Governor Alan Slusher has been selected to replace Nestor Vasquez as chairman of the Belize Telemedia Limited’s board of directors.  His appointment as presiding officer will be [...]

Will Net Vasquez Face Criminal Charges?

The Net Vasquez fiasco continues to reverberate since the start of the week and there is no telling of the length of time it will take for the inquiry to [...]

No Word on Other Resignations for Embattled B.T.L. Ex-Chairman

In the wake of the allegations made against Nestor Vasquez on Monday, the longstanding chairman of the national telephone company demitted office on Tuesday as the Board when the Directors [...]

Johnny Openly Questions B.T.L.’s Value

When the scandalous matter was raised in the House of Representatives, B.T.L.’s fiscal performance was the topic of a testy exchange between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the [...]

Not a Road Accident – Victor Pratt was Shot Dead!

Initially classified as the result of a traffic fatality, the death of Victor Pratt is now a murder.  Pratt’s body was found on the Old Northern Highway on Tuesday afternoon [...]

Is Wil Maheia the Man to Deliver Fort George for the B.P.P.?

Wil Maheia is trading in Punta Gorda for Fort George in the upcoming general elections which can happen by mid-November, as the Prime Minister said on Wednesday. Maheia has already [...]

Cross-Border Trade and Activities Happening in the South

We’ll have more from the B.P.P. later in the newscast, but Maheia also spoke on the low number of COVID-19 cases in the Toledo District, where there are nine positive [...]

What’s the Status of Illegal Fishing in Southern Waters?

From illegal cross border activities to illegal fishing – is it still happening in our waters during the pandemic?  As Leader of the Belize Territorial Volunteers, Wil Maheia says that [...]

8 New Cases of COVID-19; 33 More Recovered Patients

One of the lowest numbers of new COVID-19 cases was recorded on Wednesday. Despite some delays, one hundred and thirty-three samples were processed and of that batch only eight positive [...]

Taxi Operator Survives RTA After His Vehicle Crashes into a Backhoe

There was an accident on the Philip Goldson Highway and fortunately, a taxi operator is tonight recovering at home. Lord’s Bank resident, Luis Flores was heading home when he collided [...]

B.P.P. Says Re-Districting Case Will Not Hold Them Back from General Elections

Earlier you heard the announcement that Wil Maheia of the B.P.P. is coming to contest the Fort George Division. With elections to be held in November, the Belize Progressive Party [...]

B.P.P. to Put Forward Fewer Candidates for General Elections

To contest the general elections, Rogers says they have a strategy in place to increase their chances of winning. He says that they have fewer candidates this time around – [...]

B.P.P. Needs $100K for its Campaign for Elections 2020

But even going into the elections, the B.P.P. says they recognize that they don’t have the resources necessary to mobilize and run a campaign.  They are estimating that one hundred [...]

Chair of the NAC Reacts to Withdrawal of Equal Opportunities Bill

The controversial Equal Opportunities Bill was not tabled in the House of Representatives on Wednesday as planned. That decision was reportedly taken to avoid any political upheaval from churchgoers, particularly [...]

NAC Chair Says Catholic Church’s Release on E.O.B. is a Tragedy

Tucker-Longsworth accepts that the Bill needs tweaking and is willing to work with partners, but that does not include NEAB.  She says that NEAB is hell-bent in removing the LGBT [...]

Laura Tucker-Longsworth Shares Experience in the House of Representative

Laura Tucker-Longsworth was appointed Speaker of the House of Representatives in 2017, making her the third woman to hold the post. She doesn’t have a background in law, but holds [...]

Chicken Shortage Over!

Chickens are back in the freezer. General Manager for Quality Poultry Products Raymond Barkman says that the chicken shortage is over. During the months of July and August, consumers were reporting [...]

No Price Increase says Quality Poultry Products

According to Barkman, even though the COVID-19 pandemic is still affecting businesses, consumers should not expect Quality Poultry Products to increase its prices. Barkman explains that the company’s philosophy is [...]

Anna Banner-Guy Launches Belmopan Manifesto

The B.P.P. said today it is ready to contest the upcoming elections and in Belmopan tonight, an independent candidate is releasing a manifesto.  Back in July, Anna Banner-Guy declared she [...]