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U.D.P. Calls for Immediate Resignation of Cabinet Minister

Tonight, the Briceño administration is once again under fire after a Cabinet minister is exposed in a sex scandal.  On Thursday, we broke the story of a string of raunchy [...]

“We need to get to the bottom of it.” – U.D.P. Chairman Peyrefitte

According to U.D.P. Chairman Michael Peyrefitte, the prime minister should have referred the matter to the Belize Police Department since it involves a threat of harm to the physical wellbeing [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Calls Out BNN and Special Envoy

But what about the United Democratic Party’s own skeletons?  Allegations were also brought against members of the U.D.P.  It’s a point that the party chairman acknowledges, but also took the [...]

Is it a Ripe Time to Discuss Parliamentary Code of Ethics?

In reiterating the point that the opposition is not concerned with the minister’s personal life, the U.D.P. Chairman also spoke to the need for decorum, as well as moral standards [...]

Minister Perez Says He Is Most Remorseful

Late this evening, Minister Andre Perez issued a seven-page press statement related to the allegations against him. The release comes with selected screen shots of Whatsapp messages between the attorney [...]

Minister Garcia on Sexual Harassment Allegation: “I Do Not Condone Wrongdoing of Any Sort”

As we mentioned earlier, the U.D.P. has also called on the police department to conduct an immediate, transparent investigation into this matter, with a view to charging him criminally and [...]

Merchants Who Price Gouge Will Be Ticketed

The efforts to deter price gouging in Belize seem to have been less than effective so far, with businesses across the board racking up the prices of their goods and [...]

Discussion on Having Community Stores with Cheaper Goods for the Vulnerable

As part of the government’s effort to discourage price gouging, Cabinet also discussed the possibility of establishing cooperative stores where food items would be sold at cheaper prices than what [...]

Opposition Leader Writes to Royal Caribbean, Again

Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow has written once again to the Royal Caribbean Group, this time in a letter addressed to the chairman of the audit committee.  In the most recent [...]

PCC Consults Belize Coast Guard

The People’s Constitution Commission is meeting with members of Belize’s security forces as part of its public consultation process. The P.C.C. is tasked with conducting a comprehensive review of the [...]

Champion Robotics Team Visit Belize High School

A robotics team from the United States concluded a visit to Belize today. BrainSTEM, the State and World Champions FTC, has partnered with the Belize High School Robotics team to [...]

EU & U: Two Belizeans Win Erasmus Mundus Scholarships

Belizeans Giann Vasquez and Tyler Eck were awarded the prestigious, fully-funded European Union’s Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for 2023. Vasquez and Eck will pursue joint two-year master’s programmes in the fields of [...]

Trial Date Set for Ronlee Petillo, Accused of Rape & Aggravated Assault

Today, Ronlee Petillo appeared unrepresented in Courtroom Number One where he urged the judge to grant him an adjournment for two cases. He has been on remand for a charge [...]

Police on Indictment for Allegedly Perverting Course of Justice

Earlier today, a police officer on interdiction for allegedly perverting the course of justice was provided with full disclosure in his case. Twenty-nine-year-old Police Corporal Herman Ramos is accused of [...]

Police Charged For Hitting Police Mobile While Allegedly Drunk Driving

Tonight, a police officer accused of drunk driving is out on bail. Thirty-nine-year-old Charles Garcia was allegedly driving a white Dodge Ram pickup truck under the influence when he collided [...]