Belize City voters will head to the polls on August twenty-seventh to elect the ten city councilors and one mayoral candidate to represent the United Democratic Party at next yearâs [...]
Itâs been two weeks since a major shuffle within the Police Department came into effect. The move saw Southern Regional Commander Senior Superintendent Ralph Moody transferred to Belize City to [...]
But what exactly was the Minister asking for, and did it have an impact in the elections? According to Montero, he felt the call from Immigration was genuine and concerned [...]
Senior Superintendent Moody also spoke of the strategies he will implement to maintain law and order and keep criminal activity on the low. Â Sr. Supt. Ralph Moody, Regional Commander, [...]
In chess, the title grandmaster is the highest awarded and once achieved, is held for life. It seems an apt description for Belizeâs own Leroy Young, though his specialty is [...]
There was near-unanimous support for the establishment of the Economic Development Council, which advises the Prime Minister and the Government on economic and business issues. The Bill calls for ten [...]
Two of the Bills garnering wide debate were the Stamp Duties Amendment Bill and Economic Development Council Bill. The former deals with stamp duties chargeable on transfers of land, particularly [...]
As we told you on Friday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow does not accept the claims made in the U.S. State Departmentâs Trafficking in Persons report, which puts Belize in Tier [...]
Three years ago this week, the Cervantes family of Orange Walk Town was plunged into a personal and political nightmare. Personal, because of losing their patriarch, Ramon Cervantes Senior, to [...]
Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister said yesterday there is nothing in the governmentâs files that can exonerate the Christie administration from any of the claims he has made. Bannister was responding to...
Municipal elections are set for March seventh, 2018. There are nine municipalities and a whopping sixty-seven seats to fill; eleven in both Belize City and Belmopan. The U.D.P. is in [...]
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture Patrick Faber hit back with a reminder that both Liberty Hall and the Supreme Court were in some disrepair years ago. He countered [...]
Accusing the Leader of the Opposition in particular and the Opposition generally of ignorance of the role of the Council, Prime Minister Dean Barrow gave them credit for several of [...]
We have been reporting that the Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley is at the center of a controversy involving residents and business owners in the vicinity of Newtown Barracks.Â Despite [...]
The United Democratic Party is gearing up for the upcoming municipal elections in Belize City.Â Eight councilor candidates are so far officially in the run for local government in March [...]
Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday said there is something ârotten in the stateâ as he referenced a number of reported cases of alleged misfeasance by the Christie administration highlighted during the...
Despite shocking revelations throughout the course of the 2017/2018 budget debate, there was nothing said by anyone that raised any criminal concerns, said Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday. Following revelations by...
Is Belize City Councilâs Superman Willoughby in or is he out of the U.D.P. Municipal? Last night, you heard Councilor Dion Leslie say that the current U.D.P. city councilors are [...]
With the 2018 municipal elections only several months away, the UDP Belize City Council slate is already shaping out.Â On Wednesday, eight councilor candidates submitted their names ahead of the [...]
The Municipal Elections are coming up next year and the U.D.P. is getting in gear in Belize City where it has been controlling city hall since 2006. Today, majority of [...]
It had not been discussed at all at prior hearings, but Prime Minister Dean Barrowâs name does appear in the Auditor Generalâs Special Audit Report on Nationality as a referee [...]
Due to the âgrowingâ number of accusations of wrongdoing lodged against public figures, National Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday said the police force is considering establishing a unit to exclusively...
Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister last night asked the attorney general to consider whether legal action should be taken against members of the former Christie Cabinet for abusing their legal authority with...