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Hon. Sedi hit with $300,000-plus judgment

Hon. Sedi hit with $300,000-plus judgment

The court found that Elrington had no legal authority to put caution on Progresso Heights’ lands BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 10, 2019– Today was judgment day in the long-running court battle between the development company Progresso [...]

Senate kicks out Joshua Perdomo’s $40,000  loan write-off

Senate kicks out Joshua Perdomo’s $40,000 loan write-off

Even the UDP’s “friend,” Pastor Ashley Rocke, voted against the write-off BELMOPAN, Thurs. Oct. 10, 2019– The write-off of Joshua Perdomo’s student loan in excess of $40,000 ignited fierce debate during yesterday’s Senate meeting. Perdomo, the [...]

IMF mission notes Belize’s slowed growth and  massive public debt

IMF mission notes Belize’s slowed growth and massive public debt

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 10, 2019– The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has just completed its annual country visit to Belize in accordance with its Article IV consultation and published its preliminary findings on October 7 on [...]

Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease hits Belize

Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease hits Belize

Since first being detected in 2014 in Florida, the Caribbean has observed the gradual and unstoppable spread of the, Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease, reaching as far east as the island of Saint Martin. Last year [...]

PSU will battle in court over Hilltop headquarters

PSU will battle in court over Hilltop headquarters

BELMOPAN, Mon. Oct. 7, 2019– The Hilltop property in Belmopan that houses the Public Service Union (PSU) headquarters has been at the center of controversy ever since it was revealed that the Belmopan City Council, under [...]

Jamal Elijio, 24, dies after Thursday night shooting on Santa Barbara

Jamal Elijio, 24, dies after Thursday night shooting on Santa Barbara

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 7, 2019– Jamal Elijio, 24, a laborer of Belize City, died of injuries he received in a drive-by shooting at about 8:30 Thursday night on Santa Barbara Street. Elijio was with Marquin [...]

Despite public outcry, UDP passes Joshua Perdomo’s $40,000 write-off

Despite public outcry, UDP passes Joshua Perdomo’s $40,000 write-off

BELMOPAN, Fri. Oct. 4, 2019– “Therefore be it resolved that this honorable House approves the write-off of forty thousand four hundred and seventy thousand and eighty eight dollars as a loss to the Government of Belize,” [...]

Excelsior High School’s security guard shot in school’s security booth

Excelsior High School’s security guard shot in school’s security booth

BELIZE CITY, Sun. Oct. 6, 2019– Rodman Welch, 33, a stevedore of Belize City, who works as a security guard at Excelsior High School on Fabers Road, is in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner [...]

Cocaine landed in Belize found by Mexican army

Cocaine landed in Belize found by Mexican army

The 960 kilos of cocaine found in Quintana Roo jungle is believed to have been from a plane that crash-landed in Belize, near the Mexican border; the cocaine is valued at US$30 million BELIZE CITY, Thurs. [...]

Former City Administrator Candice Miller vs Belize City Council

Former City Administrator Candice Miller vs Belize City Council

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 3, 2019– The lawsuit for wrongful termination that was filed against Mayor Bernard Wagner and the Belize City Council by the former Belize City Administrator, Candice Miller, got underway in the Supreme [...]