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Put up or shut up, AG Peyrefitte tells 200 pastors

Put up or shut up, AG Peyrefitte tells 200 pastors

The Attorney General said that if the pastors want to change laws, they should run for office BELIZE CITY, Fri. Nov. 3, 2017–Two days before the government’s amendment to the Misuse of Drugs Act which decriminalized [...]

Brenda Jandrez, 22,  shot in bed

Brenda Jandrez, 22, shot in bed

COROZAL TOWN, Corozal District, Thurs. Nov. 2, 2017–Shortly after 8 o’clock on Wednesday morning, Corozal resident, Brenda Jandrez, 22, was lying in her bed with her new boyfriend at her home on Mahogany Street in the [...]

CCJ orders Barrow administration to get serious about respecting Maya rights

CCJ orders Barrow administration to get serious about respecting Maya rights

The Government’s Maya Land Rights Commission must come up with a work plan by the end of next January BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 30, 2017–The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today heard from the Mayas of [...]

Consumer prices up

Consumer prices up

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Oct. 26, 2017–Escalating transport costs continue to drive up consumer prices for goods and services, which rose by 0.7% in September 2017 and 1.2% for the first 9 months of 2017, according to [...]

Media boycotts Police Department – again

Media boycotts Police Department – again

The media and police brass to meet tomorrow to discuss impasse BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 23, 2017–For several days now, members of the media have been discussing, through their Whatsapp group “We and Dem”, the state [...]

CEO Zuniga blames police for inaction re Senate Inquiry revelations

CEO Zuniga blames police for inaction re Senate Inquiry revelations

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. Oct. 12, 2017–The special audit of the Immigration Department revealed numerous illegalities that were committed between 2011 and 2013. Former and current UDP Cabinet ministers, UDP mayors and UDP associates, as well [...]

Ex-UDP ministers still hustling at Immigration Department

Ex-UDP ministers still hustling at Immigration Department

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Wed. Sept. 27, 2017–The special audit of the Immigration Department has named thirteen past and current UDP Cabinet ministers for their intervention in the works of the Immigration Department for the period 2011-2013. [...]

Premium gas now up by 93 cents on the gallon

Premium gas now up by 93 cents on the gallon

PG buyers pay more than $12 a gallon BELIZE CITY, Sat. Sept. 23, 2017–Three days after pump prices spiked for regular gasoline and diesel, there was another price change at the pumps, with the price of [...]

Dead man found in river identified as Dean Bennett of San Ignacio

Dead man found in river identified as Dean Bennett of San Ignacio

SAN IGNACIO, Cayo District, Thurs. Sept. 14, 2017–Yesterday, an unidentified corpse was recovered from the Macal River not far from the new bridge (which is unnamed) in Santa Elena. Police said that when the corpse was [...]

Another tropical wave to spawn unstable weather over Belize

Another tropical wave to spawn unstable weather over Belize

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Aug. 31, 2017–A tropical wave in our area spawned unstable weather over parts of Belize last night, bringing with it winds of between 10 and 20 knots (11.5 – 23 mph) and heavy [...]