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U.D.P. Senator Says G.O.B. Is In Contravention of Senate Standing Orders

Michael Peyrefitte, the Chairman of the United Democratic Party, is tonight saying that the Government of Belize is in contravention of the Standing Orders of the Senate, following the resignation [...]

U.D.P. Demands Appointment of Minister to Senate

Are Senator Peyrefitte and the United Democratic Party being hypocritical about their concern? Reporters challenged Peyrefitte on a similar occurrence under the previous administration. He was also asked what the [...]

Senator Peyreffite Invokes FOIA Over Port Reacquisition

Senator Peyrefitte also invoked the Freedom of Information Act in pursuit of further details regarding to Port of Belize reacquisition. Today, Peyrefitte wrote to Prime Minister John Briceño asking if [...]

Victim In Stable Condition After Nurse Findley Crescent Shooting

On Tuesday night, around eight forty-five p.m., a man was shot while socializing at the entrance of Nurse Findley Crescent in Belize City. Thirty-one-year-old Javon Abraham sustained an injury to [...]

Belize City Youth on Remand for Aggravated Assault

Tonight, a Belize City youth is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after he allegedly attempted to shoot two men on East Collet Canal. Allegations are that on Saturday, [...]

Several Claims Brought Against Owner or Prestige Auto Rentals

On Friday, we reported that thirty-seven-year-old Dimas Sansorez, a medical doctor from Caye Caulker Village, is seeking legal action against businessman Amado Badillo whom he claims accepted payments from him [...]

Case of Meningitis Reported at Belize City Primary School

A Belize City primary school student has reportedly been diagnosed with meningitis. Today the Principal of Holy Redeemer Primary School, Leticia Waight circulated a notice to parents and guardians of [...]

Update on Draft Maya Customary Land Tenure Policy

The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has issued an update on the draft Maya Customary Land Tenure.  The Government of Belize is inviting dialogue and says that it is prepared [...]

Jacklyn Burns Writes Appeals Tribunal Regarding Leave Rejection

On Tuesday, we reported that an application for leave without pay by the United Democratic Party’s Belmopan mayoral candidate Jacklyn Burns was rejected by the Teaching Services Commission.  Burns, a [...]

G.O.B. to Tie Up Loose Ends Ahead of Haiti Mission

Foreign Minister Francis Fonseca has also weighed in on recent developments in the Kenyan High Court regarding a humanitarian mission to Haiti.  A team of fifty Belize Defense Force soldiers [...]

Anti-Corruption Declaration Introduced

There is an anti-corruption declaration in place that relevant parties from the public and private sectors met late last year to formulate. Today, that declaration was introduced to the public [...]

Belize and Trinidad to Strengthen Trade Relations

A trade mission to Belize led by the Minister of Trade and Industry of Trinidad & Tobago held a business seminar this morning in Belize City.  During the meeting, remarks [...]

“Time to Refresh Trade Relations” – T&T Minister of Trade

As many as thirty-four men and women are part of the trade mission to Belize and, according to the Minister of Trade and Industry, it is time for Belize and [...]

San Antonio Villagers Receive New Water Meter System

Residents of San Antonio Village are transitioning from a water board system to water meters on every property in the community. Faced with a shortage of water supply, the Ministry [...]

DOE Donates Equipment For Anti-littering Campaign

If you’ve noticed an increase in new waste containers and no dumping signs recently, it may have been part of the Department of Environment’s “Have Civic Pride Anti-Littering Campaign”. Today, [...]

Postmortem Concludes Margaret Cleland Was Stabbed to Death

The lifeless body of thirty-year-old Margaret Ann Cleland was found in front of her home in Willows Bank Village last Wednesday. The mother of an eighteen-month-old child was discovered face [...]

Additional Charges for Accused Sex Offender Rupert Codd

Twenty-two-year-old Rupert Codd has been slapped with additional charges stemming from a sexual assault case in which he has been accused by a woman of attacking her near Save-U Taxi [...]

Is Shadrack White Fit to Stand Trial for Murder?

Fifty-three-year-old Shedrack White stands accused of a murder that occurred in Belize City in July 2020.  He has been on pretrial detention at the Belize Central Prison for the past [...]

U.D.P. Mayoral Candidates Denied Leave of Absence Without Pay

Municipal elections are thirty-seven days away and two U.D.P. Mayoral candidates are facing troubled waters. Belmopan Mayoral Candidate Jacklyn Burns and Corozal Mayoral Candidate Ricardo Ake both applied for leaves [...]

Are Lawyers Migrating from Public to Private Practice Due to Low-Wages?

Last night, we told you about a meeting that the Attorney General, Anthony Sylvestre, called with legal officers in the public service, to discuss an outstanding salary adjustment. The atmosphere [...]

The Importance of Exercising Occupational Safety on the Job

Over the weekend, the country lost an electrician after he was shocked to death while doing some repair work. He is one of several persons who have died over the [...]

Preparing Traditional Creole Dishes on Your Kolcha Tuesday

A dish that is easily identifiable as Belizean is rice and beans. It is, by far, still the most popular local cuisine, and it is what’s cooking in most households [...]

Soft Opening of New Haulover Bridge on February 1st

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing has announced that the new Haulover Bridge will be opened to vehicular traffic on Thursday, February first. A release from the ministry noted [...]

B.D.F. Haiti Mission Still In Limbo

It’s been over a year since Haitian Prime Minister, Ariel Henry called for international deployment of armed forces to Haiti amidst the country’s civil unrest and violent gang crisis. The [...]

The Fight To End Smoking In Belize

According to the National Drug Abuse Control Council, Tobacco is the third most consumed substance in Belize, trailing only behind marijuana and alcohol for the past several years. The reports [...]