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Prosecutors Sickout Directly Affects the Function of the Judiciary

Thirty-five-year-old Jared Ranguy, accused of killing his parents and his sibling in November 2012, was scheduled to appear before the High Court today for a case management conference.  But, like [...]

AG Believes Court Prosecutors are Legitimately Absent From Work

That’s the immediate impact of crown counsels being missing from work for the past two days.  As we’ve previously reported, their absence coincides with the start of the October session [...]

“There are available crowns who can step in,” AG Anthony Sylvestre

Of the eleven attorneys working out of the D.P.P.’s Office, five of them are out sick.  That’s roughly fifty percent of the staff from that department that is absent from [...]

Have Issues of Compensation and Security Concerns been Adequately Addressed?

Despite being pressed on the matter of whether the concerted absences are a sickout, Attorney General Sylvestre held his ground.  On the issue of whether concerns regarding the just compensation [...]

The 12th Annual National Service Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

Thirteen years after the death of the Father of the Nation, the Right Honorable George Price, at the age of ninety-two, continues to be held in high regard. One of [...]

Resurfaced Pickstock Street is Inaugurated on National Service Day

This afternoon in Belize City, to coincide with National Service Day, the newly concreted Pickstock Street, where Right Honorable George Price grew up and lived all his life, was inaugurated.  [...]

The Significance of the Philip Goldson Bust

A week ago, we brought you the images of a damaged Philip Goldson bust after a drunken taxi driver rammed his cab into it at the base of the overpass [...]

Kolcha Tuesday: A Taste of Taiwanese Cuisine

Art Box – Belize Arts and Crafts Centre located at mile forty-six on the George Price Highway in Belmopan was the stage for the 2023 Taiwan Cuisine Show. It featured [...]

“Legal Review” Not Investigation into Minister Andre Perez Says AG

A month has passed since Andre Perez, the Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation was granted a leave of absence from Cabinet. The investigation into allegations of predatory behavior [...]

G.O.B. Sues Former Minister of Lands for Alleged Misfeasance in Office

The Government of Belize has brought a lawsuit against former Minister of Natural Resources, Hugo Patt. The claim is for alleged misfeasance in office. The government believes that the former [...]

G.O.B. Files $6 Million Countersuit in Belama Land Acquisition Fiasco

According to Attorney General, Anthony Sylvestre, the proprietors of the company who purchased the lands in November 2020, brought a lawsuit against the Government of Belize. As a result, G.O.B. [...]

MoFA Holds 2023 Diplomatic Brief

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration held its annual diplomatic brief earlier today at the Leigh Richardson Building in Belmopan.  During the hour-long presentation, Foreign Minister Eamon [...]

What is the Hold Up With Oceana’s Petition?

Almost three months have passed since Oceana submitted twenty-two thousand signatures to the Governor General in Belmopan. The petition is to trigger a referendum before the moratorium on offshore drilling [...]

Army Band from Louisiana and B.D.F Band Hold Mini Concert

Today was National Service Day and it coincided perfectly for the staff at NICH, who partnered with the visiting 156th Army Band from Louisiana and the Belize Defense Force Band [...]

B.D.F Band to Expand to Include Belize Ethnic Cultures

And just in case you were marveling at the performance of the Belize Defense Force Band at the September tenth ceremony, today we were briefed that military bands like the [...]

Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, the Economic & Ecological Benefits

Thousands of persons are currently dependent on the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve – for their livelihood, for water, for natural resources. But its value transcends just those who live [...]