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Former Prime Minister Dean Barrow Summoned by the Commission on Inquiry

Monday is going to be a historic day in Belize. The former Prime Minister Dean Barrow has been summoned to appear before the Commission of Inquiry.  It’s the inaugural hearing [...]

PM Briceño Says Former PM Dean Barrow Has a Lot to Answer For

According to Prime Minister John Briceño, his predecessor has a lot to answer to. The former Prime Minister Dean Barrow was the Minister of Finance, and he, according to Briceño, [...]

G.O.B. Holds Second Round of Budget Consultation

Another round of budget consultation was held today in Belmopan with members of the Public Service Union.  Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde, along with cabinet ministers Francis Fonseca and Henry [...]

PM Briceño is Open to Dialogue with B.C.C.I.

Also weighing on the much-debated wage cut is the Belize Chamber and Commerce and Industry.  The Chamber wrote to Prime Minister John Briceño and shared concerns about whether or not [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Says P.U.P. Inherited a Healthy Economy

Wage cut, or not, is just one of the tough decisions the Briceño administration must make in addressing the economy’s dreadful status.  Briceño and his party have continuously blamed the [...]

PM Briceño Calls Michael Peyrefitte a ‘Fool’

Briceño did not mince any words in responding to Senator Peyrefitte’s comments. He called Peyrefitte a “fool” for not realizing the reality in the country.   Hipolito Novelo “The chairman [...]

Roaring Creek Resident Perishes in Fatal RTA

Roaring Creek resident, Arita Vanzie, died in a fatal car crash on the Stann Creek Valley Road. The three other persons traveling in the vehicle received various injuries and lived [...]

Senates Meets in Belmopan, 2nd Reading of 3 Bills Deferred

The Senate met today in Belmopan, and the session ended in less than an hour. It was an unusually short Senate meeting, and that’s because there wasn’t much debate.  The [...]

Senate Ratifies Appointment of E & B Commission Members

And while the Senate deferred the second readings of those bills, the Senate did ratify the appointment of members of the Elections and Boundaries Commission. Oscar Sabido will chair the [...]

Will Net Vasquez be Criminally Charged?

Prime Minister Briceño updated the media on the Net Vasquez, B.T.L. Credit Card Scandal.  Briceño says that the former Chairman of B.T.L. Nestor Vasquez is querying some of the credit [...]

Councillor Javier Castellanos Recovering at Home after Testing Positive for COVID-19

On Tuesday, reports started circulating that two Belize City councillors had tested positive for COVID-19 and that one was hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.  When we checked with the city council, [...]

CitCo Ready to Comply with Health Officials on Contact Tracing

The institution was among the first to be hit with the pandemic; at the start of the pandemic in Belize, former employee Hubert Pipersburgh contracted the virus and died. Several [...]

SCPC Manager Fired One Month after He Was Hired!

One month after he was hired, the Sugar Cane Production Committee Manager was fired! On Tuesday night, Naim Cal was given his walking papers; terminated on the spot.  The S.C.P.C., [...]

What’s Going on at the S.C.P.C. – is Politics at Play?

So, as you heard just now, Naim Cal is out from the Sugar Cane Production Committee. But who will replace him? That’s what we asked the chair of the Sugar [...]

Peyrefitte Says U.D.P. Ready for Municipals Elections

The municipal elections are three weeks away. The chairman of the United Democratic Party says they are ready for battle.  Michael Peyrefitte says all nine municipalities are prepared to contest [...]

A Search Inside Belize for Missing 8-Year-Old Guatemalan Girl

A team of residents from Benque Viejo Del Carmen and Succotz carried out a search and rescue effort inside the Belize-Guatemala border.  The search started this morning after local news [...]

Luxury Properties Working Hard to Get Tourists to Belize!

The tourism industry in Belize continues to take a hit from the economic fallout caused by COVID-19. Usually, this time of year, tourists arrive by the thousands; these days, they [...]