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Local Farmers Unable to Sell Potatoes

Local Farmers Unable to Sell Potatoes

Saturday, February 11, 2017 15:51

Feb 8 2017   It’s happening again. Since the UDP took over the government in 2008, farmers have been suffering as a result of gross incompetence and a lack of a comprehensive marketing policy. Potato producers in the country are up ...

UDP Wants to Steal Municipal Elections 2018

UDP Wants to Steal Municipal Elections 2018

Saturday, February 11, 2017 15:50

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Despite valid concerns expressed, the Barrow administration is forging ahead with plans for re-division/re-districting before re-registration is held, ignoring its own 2012 Statutory Instrument that set the deadline for re-registration as 2017. With this delay, it ...

Shutdown of Immigration Department Narrowly Averted

Shutdown of Immigration Department Narrowly Averted

Saturday, February 11, 2017 15:47

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Who and what are the connections at the Public Services Commission (PSC) and the Ministry of Immigration which allowed a specific Immigration clerk to get an easy promotion above her colleagues who had more seniority and ...

Pawn Shops & Moneylenders BEWARE

Pawn Shops & Moneylenders BEWARE

Saturday, February 11, 2017 15:46

February 7, 2017 Belize City, Belize   On Monday February 6, 2017, inside the empty courtroom of Justice Sonya Young, a landmark judgment in Claim No. 171 of 2016 was handed down. In the case of Janine Vega v Laura Blanco and ...

The Barrow/Ashcroft Alliance - WHO GOT RICH?

The Barrow/Ashcroft Alliance – WHO GOT RICH?

Sunday, February 5, 2017 18:10

Wednesday, 01 February 2017   In a move he claims was top secret, on Friday in the House of Representatives, Prime Minister Dean Barrow passed through all its readings "a bill for an act to restate for greater certainty the immunity ...

Party Unity in OW

Party Unity in OW

Thursday, February 2, 2017 14:33

30th January 2017 On Saturday the National Party Council of the People's United Party met in Orange Walk Town.  This was the first quarterly meeting for 2017 of the second highest governing body of the PUP, which includes the members ...

Belize’s Star Shines Bright

Belize’s Star Shines Bright

Thursday, February 2, 2017 14:28

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 Tonight there is no word on whether the government of Belize and the Belize Tourism Board will acknowledge Rebecca Rath’s achievements in Manila. There has been no press release after Sunday’s Miss Universe pageant, as there ...

BARROW BAVS ON 13TH SENATOR

BARROW BAVS ON 13TH SENATOR

Thursday, January 19, 2017 14:12

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 The NGO Community has released a statement saying, “The Belize Network of NGOs hereby expresses its grave disappointment that the Government of Belize intends to proceed with this year’s first Session of the Senate before the ...

Bondholders Reject Barrow – Tell Him to Get Serious!

Bondholders Reject Barrow – Tell Him to Get Serious!

Thursday, January 19, 2017 14:10

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 As if Belize's economy needed any more bad news, the Bondholders Committee, appointed by holders of the 2038 "Superbond", have rejected government's consent solicitation presented to the Committee last week. In its consent solicitation, GOB proposed that ...

Cops Discover 2nd Grenade in Gang Territory

Cops Discover 2nd Grenade in Gang Territory

Thursday, January 19, 2017 14:08

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 While Police have revealed no details, citing the sensitivity of the issue, there is confirmation that over the weekend a second live grenade was discovered in the Lake Independence area. It is the second American-type grenade ...