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Elena to Patrick: “your fowl, arrogant self does not intimidate me one bit”

Aspiring Prime Minister and B.N.T.U. President Elena Smith are at odds again and it all started on Facebook over a question Smith posted on her page. In our newscast on [...]

Naming of Camalote School Raises Controversy

This morning, in a lengthy interview with the media, leader elect Faber defended the decision to name the preschool after Brown, despite saying he was not aware of the selection [...]

Faber Apologizes but Defends His Mother’s Name

The social media exchange between B.N.T.U. President Elena Smith and Minister Patrick Faber got ugly rather quickly and admittedly, Faber’s behaviour was unbecoming of someone aspiring for the leadership of [...]

Election Day Will Be Public and Bank Holiday

Election Day this year will be a public and bank holiday on Wednesday, November eleventh. And that is due to the COVID pandemic. The proposal was made by the Leader [...]

Campaigning in COVID Times

The United Democratic Party will formally introduce Patrick Faber as its new leader in a televised event scheduled for Thursday night.  Across the country, the U.D.P. has been reaching out [...]

Will Quarantine Persons be Able to Vote?

November eleventh, by predictions, is expected to have a low voter turnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Traditionally, general elections have drawn voters from all over, even those living in [...]

An Election Season with Limited Propaganda

Election season is in full swing across the country but the banners, t-shirts and other propaganda items that adorn all major streets in the respective municipalities are at a minimum.  [...]

Patrick Faber: “Shyne’s Situation is Unfortunate”

The allegation made against U.D.P. Mesopotamia Standard Bearer Shyne Barrow, by his wife, continues to make headlines.  The aspiring politician is accused of domestic violence, despite a retraction of a [...]

U.D.P. Optimistic of a General Elections Victory

The United Democratic Party is optimistic that it will be successful at the polls on November eleventh, in its bid to a win a fourth consecutive term in office.  While [...]

P.U.P.: House is Dissolved, U.D.P. Hustling Must Stop!

The People’s United Party today issued a release on the state of affairs as it relates to the government. It follows on the heels of a release by the government [...]

Belizeans and Guatemalan Busted with Heroin

Police have made a bust of a highly addictive illegal drug.  Three Belizeans and a Guatemalan on Tuesday were busted with close to eight pounds of heroin which is not [...]

COVID-19 Death Rate Increases to 1.5%

On Tuesday night we reported on an alarming four deaths in the Orange Walk District. Those cases put the number of casualties at thirty-four, increasing the death rate to one [...]

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Go Up by 67

The preliminary data for today from the Ministry of Health is that the number of confirmed cases is up by sixty-seven. Three hundred and six samples were processed of which [...]

6 Prison Officers and 3 Prisoners Test Positive for COVID-19

There is an alarming increase in positive cases among frontline workers. During today’s Ask the Expert webcast, Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero confirmed that twenty-seven positive cases were [...]

COVID-19 Airport Process, Not Without Glitches, but Moving Smoothly

A total of seven hundred and seventy-six persons touched down at the P.G.I.A. between October first and fifth. Of those persons, majority of whom were returning Belizeans, one person tested [...]

COVID-19 and the National Vote

Political parties are strategizing how to get voters out on election day.  But will persons who are in quarantine for COVID-19 be able to participate in the national vote on [...]

Persons in Quarantine do not Qualify for Proxy Voting

Where it concerns Belizeans in the diaspora who are eligible to vote, Tamai also says that similarly, they too would be subjected to the same protocols as persons who are [...]

Use of Outside Pens Won’t be Encouraged on Election Day

With all the strict measures being put in place to ensure that voters, as well as public officers invigilating the elections process remain COVID-free, will voters be allowed to carry [...]

Can Tony Herrera Win Corozal Southeast for U.D.P.?

U.D.P. Standard Bearer Tony Herrera is running in the Corozal Southeast constituency, but is presently sick with COVID-19.  His wife is also hospitalized after having contracted the disease.  So how [...]

Where are the Tablets for Students?

Seven point six million dollars was allocated by the government to purchase hardware and software to assist student with distance learning during the pandemic. The monies were approved by the [...]

Two Men are Arrested and Charged for Separate Murders

Two men have been arrested and charged for separate murders. Wanted man Raheem Marsden was taken into custody tonight and charged for the murder of Mister Program, Gilbert Alamilla. Alamilla [...]

Bella Vista RC School Burglarized, Vandalized

Bella Vista Roman Catholic School in the south was vandalized and burglarized sometime last night. The gang of thieves broke into ten classrooms, stole school property, and defaced the walls [...]

B.N.T.U. President Condemns Burglary as Bella Vista RC School

B.N.T.U. National President Elena Smith condemned the criminal act today. Smith says such criminal act does not only hurt the school but the community and children that it serves.   [...]

Attorney for Former Importers Denounces LPG Increase!

On Tuesday, the Belize Bureau of Standards announced a change in the price of butane that became effective today. The new fixed controlled price for Liquefied Petroleum Gas for wholesale [...]

Are the Central American LPG Companies Being Forced Out of the Business?

According to Matura, the government has not defined what a wholesale volume is. She says that the way it is regulated – or the lack thereof – is essentially aimed [...]