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‘Hard Hitting’ News

Questions to Ministers

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 15:02

Would the Member for Queen Square and Minister of Finance say how much Ambassador Mark Espat is being paid for this latest restructuring of Barrow’s Bond? And could he explain to taxpayers why Espat should be paid AGAIN when the last restructuring was a complete failure?   Would the Member for Queen ...

Gunmen Steal $100,000 from King’s Park Home

Sunday, July 31, 2016 20:22

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 There is real concern that criminals have begun to actively target homes in certain “affluent” neighborhoods following a brazen home invasion on Monday. It happened at around 2:30pm at the home of 75 year old Maria Sylvestre located at the corner of ‘A’ Street and Princess Margaret ...

Homeless & Hungry - Senior Citizen sentenced to 5 years for breaking into Mercy Kitchen

Homeless & Hungry – Senior Citizen sentenced to 5 years for breaking into Mercy Kitchen

Sunday, July 31, 2016 20:20

Belize City, Friday July 22, 2016   A homeless Belize City senior citizen was sentenced to the Belize Central Prison where he will spend the next 5 years for entering and burglarizing the Mercy Kitchen. 60 year old Codrington Carter knew the ...

High Court Drama for Beheading/Murder Suspects

High Court Drama for Beheading/Murder Suspects

Thursday, July 21, 2016 11:12

Belize City, Tuesday, July 19, 2016   The murder of Dangriga pastor Llewellyn Lucas, 47, has sent shockwaves throughout Belize, and has sent a number of UDP politicians scrambling to disassociate themselves from the primary suspect, who is their own flimflam ...

GOB ordered to pay $5,000 for citizen’s false imprisonment

GOB ordered to pay $5,000 for citizen’s false imprisonment

Friday, July 8, 2016 18:26

Belize City, Monday, July 4, 2016 Supreme Court Justice Shona Griffith delivered an important ruling in a civil suit brought by the Smith family of Giles Street in Belize City, who were seeking damages for false imprisonment and malicious prosecution ...

BTIA-Cayo Challenges BTB - Tourism Stakeholders say proposed hotel regulations are unreasonable

BTIA-Cayo Challenges BTB – Tourism Stakeholders say proposed hotel regulations are unreasonable

Friday, July 1, 2016 14:02

San Ignacio, Cayo District Monday June 27, 2016 Approximately 45 accommodation owners in the Cayo District met on Thursday June 23, 2016 at the Welcome Center in San Ignacio, Cayo to discuss new Minimum Standards for Accommodations proposed by the Belize ...

PUP’s Village Council Wins have UDP Trembling

PUP’s Village Council Wins have UDP Trembling

Friday, July 1, 2016 13:57

Belize City, June 27, 2016 The People’s United Party has performed so spectacularly in this year’s Village Council elections, now entering its fifth weekend of contests that the outgoing United Democratic Party is shaking in their boots. The PUP has maintained ...

Santa Cruz 13 Finally Freed! – Government continues to disrespect Maya rights

Friday, July 1, 2016 13:55

Punta Gorda Town, Toledo, Monday, June 27, 2016 After hauling a group of Belizeans from Santa Cruz Village in Toledo District, including Maya Leader Cristina Coc, to Court for a number of adjournments during the past year, the persecution case led by the state was discontinued this morning when Chief Magistrate ...

Wasting Our Tax Dollars

Wasting Our Tax Dollars

Thursday, June 23, 2016 15:11

Belize City, June 21, 2016 It appears not all Ministers have gotten the memo that the Government of Belize is facing a severe financial crunch. It seems that while Belizeans have had to make adjustments to their lives in the ...

Major Papaya Exporters Phase Out

Major Papaya Exporters Phase Out

Thursday, June 23, 2016 14:51

Corozal District, June 21, 2016 As of this week, the papaya industry is just about non-existent in northern Belize as the largest papaya exporters, Belize Fruit Packers and Fruta Bomba, based in San Joaquin Village, Corozal District, have scaled down ...