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Barrow Satisfied with Damages; Marshalleck Says Claim was Exaggerated

The decision of Justice Lisa Shoman to award former Prime Minister Dean Barrow one hundred and eighty-five thousand dollars in damages adds to an already hefty payout that the Briceño [...]

Supreme Court Decision on Barrow vs. G.O.B. is a Mixed Bag

Barrow’s claim also included the quashing of the commission’s report in its entirety. He was unsuccessful on that front, however, all references to him, as well as Hugo Patt, have [...]

GOB is Yet to Adopt Recommendations in Commission’s Report

Attorney Naima Barrow failed to convince the bench that a court order restricting government from implementing the recommendation of the commission was indeed necessary.  Despite Justice Shoman setting aside that [...]

Will GOB Appeal Court Decision on Barrow’s Damages?

Should the decision be appealed, notwithstanding a significant reduction in the amount that was initially being sought by the former prime minister, will he seek more in compensatory and vindicatory [...]

An Alleged Gunman is Charged for the Murder of Benjamin Hyde Sr.

Twenty-one-year-old Damion Saldano is spending his first night on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being arraigned this afternoon for the Father’s Day murder of Benjamin Hyde Senior. He [...]

BATSUB Officer Accused of Stealing Men’s Deodorant and Alcohol In Store Burglary

A British army officer is suspected of being the orchestrator a robbery on the Price Barracks Compound in Ladyville. Reports are that the duty-free store situated inside the BATSUB base [...]

Minister of Home Affairs On Recent Belize City Murders

A spate of murders in Belize City in the past few weeks has raised questions about the Briceño administration’s approach to fighting crime. Since taking office, the Minister of Home [...]

Police Recruit Intake Ninety Six

Today was the last day for interested persons to send in their applications to become a member of the Belize Police Department. Earlier this month, Cabinet approved Intake Ninety six [...]

Minister Musa Wants No Part in ComPol Williams, OJ Elrington Feud

Reporters also got a chance to ask Minister Musa about the war of words between Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and attorney Orson Elrington that has been playing out in [...]

Moses “Shyne” Barrow Unites the UDP?

There are reports that Party Leader Shyne Barrow has extended an olive branch to Patrick Faber and Tracy Panton in an attempt to unify the U.D.P. Reports are that Barrow [...]

“I made it about Belize”, “Shyne” on B.E.T Performance

Reporters also got a chance to ask the Leader of the Opposition about his world class performance at the B.E.T. Awards. Barrow says his appearance on stage with Diddy was [...]

Tourism Minister on Shyne’s Appearance on Stage: How Do You Quantify That?

Since his appearance with Diddy on the BET Awards stage earlier this week, social media has been abuzz with comments, largely praising the former Bad Boy rapper for promoting Belize [...]

Barrow Explains Leaked Smart Stream Payment Documents

Former Prime Minister Dean Barrow has gone on record to discuss payments that were made to Barrow and Williams, a law firm in which he is a principal.  Earlier this [...]

Tour and Tender Operators Countrywide Receive Fuel Subsidy from G.O.B.

A few months ago, the Belize Tourism Board announced that a fuel subsidy program would be established for those in the tour operator and tender business. Today, the B.T.B. handed [...]

Belize Represented at Latin American Travel Association Meeting in London

Minister of Tourism, Anthony Mahler returned last week from a Latin American Travel Association’s meeting in London. He told us that the participants discussed with their counterparts the best ways [...]

Proof of Vaccination No Longer Required to Travel Across Land Borders

Belizeans are no longer required to show proof of vaccination before exiting the country via its land borders. While there is no Statutory Instrument in place to enforce this amendment, [...]

Ministry of Health to Approve Home Tests for COVID-19

According to the Minister of Health and Wellness, the next step in COVID-19 testing is to allow Belizeans to purchase rapid tests across the counter at local pharmacies. Minister Bernard [...]

Minister of Health on Pediatric Vaccination Uptake

Reporters also got a chance to ask the Minister of Health for an update on the vaccination uptake for children between the ages of five to eleven- years- old. There [...]

Minister of Blue Economy Addresses UN Ocean Conference in Portugal

He is all the way in Lisbon, Portugal, attending the United Nations Oceans Conference. But Minister of the Blue Economy, Andre Perez took Belize’s best practices with him. In his [...]

Vacancy Exists for Seafarers in Belize

Other than the call centers that may have vacancies for new recruits from time to time, we don’t hear too often about job vacancies in other certain sectors. Interestingly, there [...]

“Monchi” Cervantes Clamors for the Capture of Manuel Castillo

Manuel Castillo, one of four men accused of the abduction and murder of seventy-one-year-old Ramon Cervantes Senior, in July 2014, is yet to be brought to justice. Despite being detained [...]

ComPol Williams Responds to Cervantes’ Criticisms

You heard it, Orange Walk North Area Representative Ramon Cervantes Junior says that the Belize Police Department and Interpol have been dormant in the hunt for Manuel Castillo. The fugitive [...]

Burnt Drug Plane Remains Found Behind Sunday Wood

For several months, there had not been any report of a drug plane landing in Belize.  That lull, however, was short-lived as local authorities were informed over the weekend that [...]

Senate Debates COVID-19 World Bank Loan

Leader of Government Business in the Senate, Eamon Courtenay was met with objections from the Opposition side of the floor after introducing a six million U.S. dollars loan motion for [...]

NTUCB Senator Raises Concerns over Government Borrowing

Senator for the National Trade Union Congress of Belize, Elena Smith, also added her voice to the debate on the six million U.S dollars loan motion. Her concerns were focused [...]