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GOB writes off Cab Sec’s son’s $40,000 student loan!

GOB writes off Cab Sec’s son’s $40,000 student loan!

The son of Cabinet Secretary Carlos Perdomo could be working abroad; he hasn’t repaid a penny of his loan. Yet, according to PM Barrow, the write-off has the recommendation of Cabinet. BELMOPAN, Thurs. Aug. 22, 2019– [...]

Fernanda Garcia, 64, stabbed by grandson

Fernanda Garcia, 64, stabbed by grandson

She refused to give him money to buy drugs TRINIDAD, Orange Walk District, Thurs. Aug. 22, 2019– Fernanda Garcia, 64, a domestic, was treated at the Northern Regional Hospital for stab wounds to her chest and [...]

Barrow gives away $90 million, and borrows $100 million

Barrow gives away $90 million, and borrows $100 million

Barrow could have reacquired the land in lieu of the unpaid land tax, says Lake I area rep Hon. Cordel Hyde BELMOPAN, Tues. Aug. 21, 2019– At the sitting of the House of Representatives last Friday, [...]

UDP “under pressure” for “Yellowman’s”  vulgar behavior

UDP “under pressure” for “Yellowman’s” vulgar behavior

BELMOPAN, Thurs. Aug. 22, 2019– The position of Sergeant at Arms has been around since the reign of England’s King George V in 1415, but over the years, the position has become mostly ceremonial. The one [...]

The strange death of Danielle Hall, 9

The strange death of Danielle Hall, 9

The child died suddenly in her home in San Ignacio; post-mortem results revealed she died of strangulation SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Mon. Aug. 19, 2019– A 9-year-old girl died suddenly at her home in San Ignacio [...]

Clive Hyde, 47, murdered at a bus stop in Hattieville

Clive Hyde, 47, murdered at a bus stop in Hattieville

HATTIEVILLE, Belize District, Mon. Aug. 19, 2019– At about 3:30 this afternoon, residents of Hattieville were alarmed by a barrage of shots that was fired at a bus stop on the George Price Highway, not far [...]

$100 million loan for Sarteneja road upgrade

$100 million loan for Sarteneja road upgrade

The loan triggers fiery debate at House meeting BELMOPAN, Fri. Aug. 16, 2019– This morning, Prime Minister Dean Barrow tabled a motion for a loan of US $50 million ($100 million Belize) from the Republic of [...]

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Project Bill will create Belize National Gas Company

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Project Bill will create Belize National Gas Company

PM Barrow said that the principals of the company are made up of “a stellar roster of PUPs,” but it is good for the country. BELMOPAN, Fri. Aug. 16, 2019– An important piece of legislation that [...]

Cops get 16 months for killing man in police cell

Cops get 16 months for killing man in police cell

Sotz’s family not happy with the judge’s sentence for Constables Hallet King and Leonard Nunez. BELIZE CITY, Wed. Aug. 14, 2019– Last month, a jury deliberated for four hours, before they returned a guilty of manslaughter [...]

Ofelia Cruz, 69, hammered to death in her house

Ofelia Cruz, 69, hammered to death in her house

SANDHILL, Belize District, Wed. Aug. 14, 2019– At about 5:00 yesterday evening, two robbers went into the home of Ofelia Hernandez Cruz, 69, at a farm in the Salt Creek area of Sandhill, and beat her [...]