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Hugo Patt to Receive Damages in Commission of Inquiry Suit

Former Deputy Prime Minister Hugo Patt featured prominently in a commission of inquiry that was held last year into alleged abuses and wastage under the Barrow administration. The Corozal North [...]

How Much Will Hugo Patt be Compensated for Injuries?

So, how much damage is Patt entitled to now that it has been agreed that compensation is necessary? That will be determined by the court which will also award costs. [...]

Dean Barrow’s Name to be Removed from Commission of Inquiry’s Report

Former Prime Minister Dean Barrow is also suing the government on a similar basis.  He too was called before the commission and his name was also published in its report. [...]

Commission’s Report under Threat of Invalidation

Does the lawsuit being brought by the former Minister of Finance, Dean Barrow, mean the fate of the Commission of Inquiry’s report hangs in the balance? Part of the suit [...]

Lawyers Send Letter to Leader of the Opposition Regarding Comments Made About Prime Minister

The law firm of Coye Courtenay L.L.P. has sent a letter to the Leader of the Opposition demanding he retract and apologize for defamatory comments made about Prime Minister John [...]

Night Life Back In Full Swing; Entertainment Industry Pleased

Bars and Night Clubs will reopen tonight for the first time in two years. It has been a long, hard, fought battle for entertainers and club owners following the implementation [...]

Some Celebrating End of Mask Wearing; Others Not So Sure

It’s All Fool’s Day, but there’s really no prank being played with the removal of the mask restriction. Effective today, April first, you are no longer mandated to wear a [...]

Don’t Put Away Masks Just Yet: Some Establishments Still Requiring Them

The new Statutory Instrument lifts the requirement to wear face masks, much to the delight of the masses. But while the public might be celebrating this S.I. relaxation, don’t pack [...]

CET Introduces Cosmetology Program in San Ignacio

If you love doing make-up, on yourself and on others, or hope to pursue a career in cosmetology, the Center for Employment Training in San Ignacio has the program for [...]

Belizean Actor Kareem Ferguson on H.B.O. Max

We often hear stories of Belizeans in the Diaspora doing impressive things.  Tonight we feature an actor in Hollywood who was born and raised in Belize City, before migrating to [...]

Brace for Last One Percent 1% Deduction from Your Pay for Social Security

It’s been a couple years coming, but the COVID pandemic forced the government to defer the last tranche of social security contributions under the S.S.B. reform that took effect in [...]

Bigger Contributions Mean Bigger Benefits

But while the amount employees and employers pay in to Social Security will be more hereafter, our benefits will also be more, Ruiz explained.   Deborah Ruiz, C.E.O., Social Security [...]

Belizean Archaeologist Honored by Society for American Archaeology

Belizean archaeologist Dr. Jaime Awe has been recognized by a regional archaeology association for his contributions to the field. A release from the National Institute for Culture and History says [...]

Motorists Urged To Report Accidents Involving Endangered Animals

A jaguar was knocked down and killed this morning on the Southern Highway. While some people may say it was just a cat, it was a member of the endangered [...]

Bright Side: Belizean Fishermen Claim to Have Seen Mermaid

During the Lenten season many Belizeans look forward to their fish on Fridays. In this week’s episode of the Bright Side, I meet with two men of the sea who [...]