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Business BelizeCity Council gets $1 Million Black-topper

BelizeCity Council gets $1 Million Black-topper

The Belize City Council has acquired a $1 Million ETNYRE Black-topper asphalt distributor truck, which can spray hot tar onto the road way to help pave the city streets using the chip and seal method. The truck is part of the Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Improvement Project funded by the Inter-American […]

Crime Pakeman charged nine months after fatal traffic accident

Pakeman charged nine months after fatal traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Dorian Pakeman, 35, the Government’s Press Director who was placed on unpaid suspension after he knocked down and killed Dean Dawson, a mechanic from Biscayne village, was charged this week – nine months after the incident. Pakeman was arraigned on Tuesday before Senior Magistrate Sharon […]

Editorial Editorial

Editorial

Opposition Leader Mr. Johnny Briceño said something significant in his New Year’s address to the people of Belize. Outlining his govermment’s policy on Guatemala he said: “The PUP will never agree to any session of our territory to Guatemala. Our position remains Guatemala should get no part of our territory […]

General PM Barrow explains why he won’t pay arbitration awards to Ashcroft Alliance

PM Barrow explains why he won’t pay arbitration awards to Ashcroft Alliance

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Prime Minister Dean Barrow has explained that his government will not honor a US Court’s decision to pay the Ashcroft Alliance US $50 Million for several reasons. At Friday’s House meeting, Barrow said the ruling was in favour of the People’s United Party’s illegal Accommodation […]

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PM Barrow explains why he won’t pay arbitration awards to Ashcroft Alliance
General / Uncategorized / Weekend News

PM Barrow explains why he won’t pay arbitration awards to Ashcroft Alliance

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Prime Minister Dean Barrow has explained that his government will not honor a US Court’s decision to pay the Ashcroft Alliance US $50 Million for several reasons. At Friday’s House meeting, Barrow said the ruling was in favour of the People’s United Party’s illegal Accommodation […]

Man shot on north side
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Man shot on north side

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Deon “Buzu” Brackett, a resident of Mayflower Street in Belize City, lies critically wounded after he was shot this morning. Brackett was riding a bicycle shortly after 8:00 a.m., under a heavy downpour in the West Landivar area of Belize City when he was shot […]

Police look for clues in murder of elderly man
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Police look for clues in murder of elderly man

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Belize City police are searching for clues in the vicious murder of Salvador Marquez, 62, whose corpse was found with huge chop wounds across the face, head and left arm on Friday evening. The Salvadoran man left his house in the Gungulung area of Lake […]

Happening now: First House Meeting for 2017; New Speaker takes oath
General / Weekend News

Happening now: First House Meeting for 2017; New Speaker takes oath

By Marion Ali, Assitant Editor Retured nurse, Laura Longsworth has been sworn in as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives. Longsworth was sworn in an hour ago during the first House meeting for 2017. She promised to insist that the manner in which the Members carry themselves is […]

BelizeCity Council gets $1 Million Black-topper
Business

BelizeCity Council gets $1 Million Black-topper

The Belize City Council has acquired a $1 Million ETNYRE Black-topper asphalt distributor truck, which can spray hot tar onto the road way to help pave the city streets using the chip and seal method. The truck is part of the Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Improvement Project funded by the Inter-American […]

Public consultations on multi beam survey cancelled, no clarification on why
Business

Public consultations on multi beam survey cancelled, no clarification on why

Written By Michelle Sutherland The public consultation on the Marine Multibeam and Sea Seep Survey have been cancelled. On Tuesday January 10, a press release issue by the Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment and Trade confirmed that the consultation that were scheduled to be held at the Radisson Hotel […]

Integrity Commission sworn in
Business

Integrity Commission sworn in

By Benjamin Flowers Keeping with the promise for good governance reforms, the Government of Belize, this week swore in the members of the Integrity Commission. The seven-member commission, established in accordance with Section 5 of the First Schedule of the Prevention of Corruption Act, #21 of 2007 that a new […]

Pakeman charged nine months after fatal traffic accident
Crime

Pakeman charged nine months after fatal traffic accident

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Dorian Pakeman, 35, the Government’s Press Director who was placed on unpaid suspension after he knocked down and killed Dean Dawson, a mechanic from Biscayne village, was charged this week – nine months after the incident. Pakeman was arraigned on Tuesday before Senior Magistrate Sharon […]

Motorist hit by car, burns with bike
Crime

Motorist hit by car, burns with bike

Written By Michelle Sutherland A traffic accident near mile nine on the Philip Goldson highway on Sunday night claimed one life when a motorcycle rider was hit by a reversing vehicle. The motorist, 21-year-old Jamalski Young, was on his way to work heading in the direction of Belize City when […]

General

Murders up at the end of 2016

By Benjamin Flowers Murders in Belize are at a four-year high, according to the latest crime statistics issued by the Belize Police Department. The department issued its crimes comparative statistics on Wednesday, showing that there were a total of 138 murders in 2016; a 15 percent increase from the 119 […]