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Barrow to unleash new referendum law Friday

Barrow to unleash new referendum law Friday

The new referendum law is designed to put an end to the Chief Justice’s interim injunction BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 11, 2019– Prime Minister Dean Barrow, who has been named as the first defendant in a [...]

Guat Pres. Morales teaches school children to include Belize in Guatemalan map

Guat Pres. Morales teaches school children to include Belize in Guatemalan map

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 10, 2019– A video out of Guatemala from Soy502 shows its President, Jimmy Morales, visiting a school in Mariscos, a village in Isabel, Guatemala, and demonstrating to students how to draw a [...]

Mother and son allege police brutality at the Mahogany Street Precinct

Mother and son allege police brutality at the Mahogany Street Precinct

The mother said that she, as well as her son, 19, was beaten BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 11, 2019– Complaints of police brutality have become almost routine on the weekly news, but a mother who said [...]

EU, UK and USA issue joint statement about ICJ Referendum

EU, UK and USA issue joint statement about ICJ Referendum

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 11, 2019– In the midst of all the tension and unanswered questions surrounding the postponement of the April 10 ICJ Referendum, a new incident has arisen to provoke a sense of urgency [...]

Wednesday’s ICJ referendum “dead”

Wednesday’s ICJ referendum “dead”

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 8, 2019– After hearing submissions all day in an application that was hastily conceived by government attorneys who abandoned their original plan to request a variation of an interim injunction granted by [...]

Belize is major drug transshipment and money laundering hub, US report says

Belize is major drug transshipment and money laundering hub, US report says

The report cites “weak law enforcement institutions … an ineffective judicial system … porous borders, poverty … political interference, corruption.” BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 8, 2019– The United States Department of State released its 2019 International [...]

Over 7,000 students  sitting PSE 2019

Over 7,000 students sitting PSE 2019

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 8, 2019– Thousands of students across Belize participated in the first leg of the Primary School Examinations (PSE) today. A multitude of students — seven thousand, two hundred and twenty eight of [...]

Fugitive from Argentina found in San Pedro

Fugitive from Argentina found in San Pedro

SAN PEDRO, Ambergris Caye, Mon. Apr. 8, 2019– Alberto Samid, 71, an Argentinian businessman who is wanted for federal offences in his country by law enforcement and INTERPOL, was detained by police while he was walking [...]

CJ puts April 10 ICJ referendum on pause

CJ puts April 10 ICJ referendum on pause

PUP jubilant; GOB vexed; Monday, April 8, date for beginning the hearing of the substantive case BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 3, 2019– The area near the Supreme Court sprang to life when members of the Opposition [...]

Barrow flip-flops on Chief Justice’s ruling

Barrow flip-flops on Chief Justice’s ruling

When asked if he would respect the Chief Justice’s ruling if the injunction was granted, the Prime Minister had told the media last Thursday, “We are subject to the rule of law. … whatever decision the [...]