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The courtroom-to-prison video live link

The courtroom-to-prison video live link

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 16, 2019– Today, the Kolbe Foundation announced a breakthrough they’ve made in handling court adjournments for prisoners on remand. For years, individuals awaiting sentencing for criminal acts have had to be transported [...]

Denzel Flowers, 27, shot to death on Central American Boulevard

Denzel Flowers, 27, shot to death on Central American Boulevard

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 13, 2019– Denzel Flowers, 27, a mechanic of Jane Usher Boulevard, Belize City, was shot multiple times by an unknown gunman at about 7:15 Saturday evening while he was standing in front [...]

PM Barrow explains the process of going to the ICJ

PM Barrow explains the process of going to the ICJ

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 9, 2019– Having Guatemala’s claim to Belizean territory adjudicated at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) — which was endorsed by the majority of Belizean voters through a “yes” vote in the [...]

Court to look at Compol Chester Williams’ actions against Police Association president

Court to look at Compol Chester Williams’ actions against Police Association president

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 6, 2019– Early in his tenure as Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams locked horns with the president of the Police Association, Corporal Eldon Arzu, by attempting to limit the term of office [...]

US officials detain and question UDP Senator Aldo Salazar

US officials detain and question UDP Senator Aldo Salazar

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Apr. 30, 2019– Senator Aldo Salazar, who represents the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP) administration, traveled to Taiwan as part of an official delegation that was led by President of the Senate, Hon. [...]

Constitutional challenge of government’s “appropriation bills” begins in court

Constitutional challenge of government’s “appropriation bills” begins in court

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 29, 2019– The Leader of the Opposition, Hon. John Briceño, Orange Walk Central area representative; and the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Hon. Julius Espat, Cayo South area representative, filed a [...]

Cost of Living Increases in 2019

Cost of Living Increases in 2019

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 25, 2019– The Statistical Institute of Belize released their Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for the month of March, 2019, and in that report were listed notable differences in the prices of [...]

PUP litigating the Special Agreement in two high courts

PUP litigating the Special Agreement in two high courts

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 15, 2019– The Opposition People’s United Party PUP), which convinced Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin to grant an interim injunction to halt the April 10 International Court of Justice (ICJ) referendum as a [...]

Government announces 39-cent spike in price of regular gasoline

Government announces 39-cent spike in price of regular gasoline

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 11, 2019– At midnight tonight, Belizean consumers will be hit with another rise in fuel prices. Government announced the new prices yesterday, Wednesday. The price of regular gasoline spiked from $10.21 per [...]

“This government is determined to have a referendum”, PM Barrow said

“This government is determined to have a referendum”, PM Barrow said

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 8, 2019– Following the ruling by the Court of Appeal late this evening which turned down government’s application for an expedited hearing to set aside an interim injunction granted by Chief Justice [...]