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Ian Haylock Granted Leave for Judicial Review to Challenge Estelle Leslie’s Appointment

This morning Supreme Court Justice Westmin James handed down his ruling regarding Ian Haylock and the Attorney General of Belize.  Haylock, through his attorneys, former PM Dean Barrow and former [...]

Andrew Marshalleck Reacts to Judgment

Senior Counsel Andrew Marshalleck also reacted to the judgment.  Marshalleck represented Estelle Leslie as an interested party on the matter.  Like Bradley, Marshalleck is not surprised by the decision that [...]

Estelle Leslie Does Not Concede Seniority

Marshalleck explains that the case is not about the Prime Minister’s decision to choose Estelle Leslie because that cannot be challenged.  In fact on the matter of seniority, Marshalleck says [...]

Attorney Darrell Bradley says Case is Not Academic

Attorney Darrell Bradley disagrees that the case is not merely academic.  He says that the constitution dictates that meaningful consultations should be had. Bradley says that he does not believe [...]

Shooting Victim Jose Santos Succumbs

The victim of Monday’s midmorning shooting, forty-three-year-old Jose Santos, died early this morning at the K.H.M.H.  The delivery truck driver was shot several times at around ten while making a [...]

Armed Bandits Attack on El Pilar Road

An employee of the Institute of Archaeology was the victim of an armed robbery on the El Pilar Road in the Cayo District. Belmopan resident Mauricio Alvarado was driving the [...]

Piracy at Sea – Fishermen are Robbed at Gunpoint!

There is a spike in piracy at sea. Since mid-January and as recent as this morning, fishers have been the target of armed robbers. The thieves have been taking advantage [...]

A Monitoring System for Fishers at Sea

One year ago, in February 2020, the Fisheries Resources Bill was passed in the House of Representatives. The legislation allowed for a framework to be put in place for vessel [...]

Coast Guard Continues Its Development

The Belize Police Department attracted thousands of applicants at their recent recruitment exercise.  The new intake would only accept about two hundred persons and was approved by the Ministry to [...]

Should G.O.B. Execute a Public Sector Wage Cut?

The Belize Chamber and Commerce and Industry has written to Prime Minister John Briceño regarding budget consultations.  The letter dated February eighth expresses the Chambers’ appreciation to be included in [...]

Finally, Philip Goldson Highway near Mile 13 is Being Fixed!!

The Los Lagos Community residents have been welcoming the inconvenience of traffic holdups, as the portion of the Philip Goldson Highway at the community’s entrance is being upgraded. Our news [...]

Santander to Harvest 750,000 Metric Tonnes of Sugar Cane in 2021!

In a virtual press conference today, Santander announced that they have had to push back their harvesting for this season. It was scheduled to start some weeks ago, but due [...]

Climate Change Hits Sugar Production Hard!

Santander explained that the unprecedented rains last year wreaked havoc on the sugarcane in the fields and made conditions difficult for the company.  Today, the company’s Chief Executive Officer and [...]

Does BREXIT Spell Trouble on the Horizon for Belizean Sugars?

Another matter discussed at today’s press conference is one that Santander says will deliver a hit on Belize’s sugar producers.  According to the company, Brexit – the official departure of [...]

Santander Speaks on Trinidad’s Brown Sugar Legal Troubles with Belize!

Last month, the Government of Belize settled a trade dispute out of court with St. Kitts and Nevis.  Last year, Belize sued St. Kitts and Trinidad and Tobago because they [...]

Former Government Chair of the Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission Turns Land Agent

Tonight, the Maya Leaders Alliance, Julian Cho Society, and Toledo Alcaldes Association are speaking out against the former Chair of the Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission, Lisel Alamilla.  According to [...]

Albert Ferguson Jr. Missing for 3 Weeks

He has been missing for three weeks, and tonight, Albert Ferguson Junior’s family fears the worst. The father of one was last seen in the village on Sittee River on [...]

Ferguson Family Desperate to Know Relative’s Location

The Ferguson family is pleading for anyone with information to locate Albert Junior to contact them. Ledlan says that the family is desperate for answers or any information that can [...]

A Margay is Knocked Down and Injured!

A wild cat, an adult margay, is recovering from injuries sustained after it was knocked down by a vehicle.  Reports are that two of the wildcats were spotted near the [...]