Another Cabinet reshuffle!

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Oct. 19, 2016–Two days after the former Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Gaspar “Gapi” Vega, the Orange Walk North area representative, resigned from his Cabinet post as Minister of Agriculture, Prime Minister Dean O. [...]

BNTU “seeking legal advice” on GOB refusal to pay strike salaries

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Oct. 19, 2016–Government has told the thousands of teachers across the country who participated in the BNTU’s industrial action that they will not receive salaries for the days they engaged in a strike [...]

Michael Young, SC, dead at 61

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 20, 2016–This afternoon, shortly after the lunch hour, word began to spread about “a prominent attorney” who was found dead at his home. Within minutes, social media was buzzing with a name. [...]

Defence Minister Saldivar “put on 1-week leave”

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Tues. Oct. 18, 2016–It made headlines on Monday when Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced that former Deputy Prime Minister, former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources and now Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Gaspar [...]

Gapi bolts from Cabinet

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 17, 2016–Hon. Gaspar “Gapi” Vega, former Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy Party Leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP), tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Dean Barrow on Sunday. At a press [...]

BNTU balks, but PSU, APSSM say yes to Barrow

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 17, 2016–Teachers will not report to classes tomorrow, Tuesday, as the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) heads into its eleventh day of protest. Today, Prime Minister Dean Barrow met with the BNTU, [...]

Lands Department’s $800,000 scandal

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 17, 2016–Two persons highly connected with the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) walked away with a total of almost a million dollars from the Lands Department in the wake of a shady [...]

Guatemala military grabs 6 Toledo residents

PUNTA GORDA, Mon. Oct. 17, 2016–Six Belizeans were held by the Guatemalan Armed Forces (GAF) today after they allegedly invaded Belizean waters and towed the petrified Belizeans for hours in southern waters, warning them that the [...]

BNTU “nuh di play wid Barrow;” strike continues!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 13, 2016–It has already been 8 days since the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) made the call for national industrial action and the boycott of classes countrywide because the union felt that [...]

Chamber threatens 1-day shutdown of businesses nationwide

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 13, 2016–Eight months after securing its third consecutive victory at the polls, the administration of Prime Minister Dean Barrow is facing its worst political crisis. It all began with the gruesome beheading [...]