Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Where is the Promised Development in Cayo Northeast?

Where is the Promised Development in Cayo Northeast?

Thursday, June 22, 2017 15:29

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 There is currently flooding in Billy White Village, and no help from the Ministry of Works or NEMO. Every year during the rainy season the village of Billy White gets flooded. Every year for the past ...

Thinking Out Loud

Thursday, June 22, 2017 15:25

By: Mayor Kevin Bernard   As I write this at the start of the week, I feel that we have reached a critical stage in our democracy where as a people we need to decide if we are really willing to do away with every concept of right and wrong ingrained in ...

MY PERSPECTIVE – THE YELLOW FACTOR

Thursday, June 22, 2017 15:25

How do you parse or analyse the events that have unfolded concerning the brutish attack in the National Assembly by UDP operatives, which included the one known as Yellowman? Some very curious things have happened leading to the so called reprimand of the Sergeant at Arms/Mace Bearer for his criminal ...

Franklin Gunned Down on King Street

Franklin Gunned Down on King Street

Thursday, June 22, 2017 15:18

Thursday, 22 June 2017 Shortly after 6 p.m. on Wednesday night gunshots rang out on Belize City’s volatile southside. When it was done, Jermaine Franklin, 36, was left dead at #16 King Street, in the doorway of Teddy’s Music. Information to the Belize ...

Gough Under the Scalpel in Negligence Lawsuit

Thursday, June 22, 2017 15:16

Thursday, 22 June 2017 For two days in last week’s Court of Appeal Session, a panel of judges heard an appeal brought by UDP appointed Chair of the Belize Medical Council, Dr. George Gough. He is trying to reverse a judgment from the Supreme Court that he was negligent in the ...

Family of Slain Teen Demands Justice

Family of Slain Teen Demands Justice

Thursday, June 22, 2017 15:09

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 On Tuesday morning, family members of murder victim Emy Guerra along with Santa Familia villagers and residents from the twin towns gathered in front of the San Ignacio Police Station awaiting the arraignment of the Steven ...

US Raises Rainbow Flag

US Raises Rainbow Flag

Thursday, June 22, 2017 15:07

Thursday, 22 June 2017 For a second time in Belize’s history, the United States Embassy which promotes LGBTI rights has raised a pride flag at its Floral Park Road compound in Belmopan. Present as guest speakers were Chargé d’ Affaires, Adrienne ...

Minister’s Sons Busted with Contraband

Minister’s Sons Busted with Contraband

Thursday, June 22, 2017 15:04

Thursday, June 22, 2017 On Friday afternoon Jafari Castro and Wasani Castro, sons of Minister Edmond Castro, were inexplicably freed despite assaulting two Police officers assigned to Precinct 1, PCs Donescio Coc and Shelrick Caliz, and committing various traffic and ...

Barrow’s Legacy of Pain & Sorrow

Friday, April 28, 2017 19:26

By: Major (Ret’d) Lloyd Jones   On April 26, 2017 the Barrow Administration raised taxes on fuel imports for the sixth time since the start of the year. In 2016 Barrow increased pump prices 10 times and by the end of 2016, fuel prices were on average 12.95% higher than they were ...

Corruption in Government

Friday, April 28, 2017 19:25

By: Eduardo Santos It is essential to note from the outset that there is no single, comprehensive and universally accepted definition of corruption. It would be a long and awkward process to come up with a universally shared definition. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in the Global Programme ...