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Micah Miguel Named Names Before Passing

Lieutenant Colonel Jermaine Burns confirmed that Private Miguel was seeking the B.D.F. counselor at the time of her passing. While he has reportedly requested details from her counselor pertaining to [...]

P.M. Briceño Comments on Pharmacy Express’ Failed Loan Application

The controversial seven million dollar loan from the Social Security Board to Pharmacy Express Limited, as we reported on Thursday, has been called off.  As it came to be, the [...]

Did S.S.B. do Proper Due Diligence on Pharmacy Express?

The Social Security Board, as an autonomous body, is insulated from government influence.  Despite the Chinese wall that prevents outside interference, the Investment Committee is tasked with doing its own [...]

P.U.P. Chairman Reels in Belmopan Mayor and Councilors

Two days after Belmopan Mayor Sharon Palacio went public to announce that Pauline Soberanis-Tillett was the new deputy mayor, Chairman of the People’s United Party, Henry Usher, called a press [...]

P.M. Says Give Micah Goodin a Chance

The United Democratic Party is calling for the resignation of councilor Micah Goodin, following his acceptance to U.W.I.’s law program.  In a release issued on Thursday, the opposition congratulates the [...]

Will Goodin Resign and Force a Bye-Election?

According to P.M. Briceño, the People’s United Party is confident that fielding a new candidate, should there be a bye-election to fill Goodin’s seat, will result in another victory at [...]

One B.D.F. Officer Dead, Ten Injured, in Tragic Road Traffic Accident

The Belize Defense Force has lost yet another member of its rank and file in less than a month. Tonight, the family of Private Roxanne Hill and her fellow officers [...]

Ten Soldiers Receiving Treatment for Varying Degrees of Injuries

Of the ten surviving soldiers, three have been treated and released from the Western Regional Hospital. Five of them remain hospitalized with varying degrees of injuries. Two others, namely privates [...]

B.D.F. Soldiers at Price Barracks Receiving Counseling Following Two Deaths

Counselors from the Government of Belize’s Employee Assistance Program were at the Price Barracks today meeting with the female platoon and the leadership staff, in the wake of the death [...]

Team Assembled to Investigate Private Micah Miguel Claims of Sexual Assault

Reporters also asked the Chief of Staff for an update into allegations that Private Micah Miguel was bullied and sexually assaulted at Price Barracks before taking her own life. Viewers [...]

Plus TV’s Louis Wade Jr Apologizes

Pastor Louis Wade Junior, host of Plus TV’s Rise and Shine Morning Show, has offered an apology to the Women Parliamentarian Caucus, which demanded an apology from him for using [...]

B.B.A. and House Speaker Accept Wade’s Apology

And the B.B.A. has responded to Wade’s apology. In a letter bearing the same date, Chairman of the B.B.A. Evan Tench wrote to Speaker Woods, thanking her for bringing the [...]

Minister of Public Service Says Moises Cal Has the Experience to Chair

Public objection to the naming of Moises Cal as government’s choice to chair the Public Service Commission has ended with Cal withdrawing himself from consideration. The rejection surrounded allegations made [...]

Minister Usher Says People Will Be Candid on Reform

Another topic that has attracted a lot of attention is the nomination of former Belmopan Mayor, Anthony Chanona to serve as Chairman of the People’s Constitutional Commission. Today, Minister Usher [...]

New S.S.B. Headquarters is in Need of Retrofitting

The new Social Security Board headquarters in Belmopan, it’s a building that was recently completed but there are already issues with its design and it will cost S.S.B. a pretty [...]

Marconi Leal and the Customs Vehicle Appraisal Form

Did Belize Rural North Area Representative Marconi Leal Senior compromise his reputation when his name was attached to a customs vehicle appraisal form, for an SUV that is the subject [...]

Twenty-one I Am Belize Scholarship Recipients

The annual I Am Belize Scholarship Program has seen many students receive the financial assistance necessary for them to complete high school.  Over the years, students from across the country, [...]

Anglican Diocese in Belize Celebrates Worship and Fellowship

The Anglican Diocese is celebrating this weekend and is calling out all its faithful to come out and participate in worship and fellowship.  Diocesan Day is commemorated annually on August [...]

Catching Up With Disability Advocate Jerome Flores

You may remember him from making headlines in the news as the paralyzed man taking part in awareness rides. He also set his sights on the Paralympics in 2016, but [...]