A Disgraceful Act

It should always be considered a proud moment when our political leaders address the United Nations General Assembly. Therefore, it should have been an exciting moment for Belizeans on Saturday last when Hon. Wilfred Elrington, Foreign Minister of Belize, addressed the 73rd United Nations...

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Murders Continue on the Rise!

Murders Continue on the Rise!

Government State of Emergency, a Failure!

Belize City: Tuesday 2nd October, 2018

The UDP government has been focusing on a state of emergency strategy cordoning off an area of south-side Belize City as their response to violent crime,...Read more

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The IMF Recommended Increased Taxation

The IMF Recommended Increased Taxation

Measures include broadening the base of the General Sales Tax (GST) by removing zero-rated items, higher excises on fuel, and higher import duties on selected items, supported by stronger tax administration

Belize City: September 27th 2018...Read more

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Faber Cutting back Teachers Hardship Allowances

Belize City: Thursday October 4th 2018

The Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, has wasted tens of thousands of dollars of tax payers’ dollars on tacos and pibil and even more thousands on new
vehicles.
However, his Ministry is deciding to cut back...Read more

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Gasoline prices gone up … again

Gasoline prices gone up … again

Belize City: Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

Over the last 12 months, Barrow’s government has been strapped for cash and has targeted the retailing of fuel at the pump as the short-term cash cow cow solution to their immediate revenue problem. Long before the international cost per barrel of...Read more

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Hostel Residents Protest!

Hostel Residents Protest!

Belize City: 2nd October, 2018

On Tuesday morning shortly after 10:00 am, ten (10) female resident youths of the Princess Royal Youth Hostel staged a protest because they were unhappy that classes were being held inside their dormitory instead of the usual...Read more

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BEL ELECTRIC OVERCHARGE !

In 2011 when the UDP Government of Belize expropriated the Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) from the Canadian based Fortis International, all of the UDP cronies and supporters rejoiced. They saw this move as another grab tub; same as was done with Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) which was...

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Lack of Judgment in a Crisis Situation

The challenges that we face as a nation is proving that the political party in Government have once again exceeded their capabilities. It would take a bit of political will along with common sense to face and confront the problem from another perspective and give answers to the situation that bring greater encouragement to the citizens. However, that does not seem easily attainable or understandable for a weak leadership, locked in a capricious position before the critic.

By: Omar Silva

The challenges that we face as a nation is proving that the political party in Government have once again exceeded their capabilities. It would take a bit of political will along with common sense to face and confront the problem from another perspective and give answers to...

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TOMZA, ZETA GAS, and DAGAS Propane Companies Under Investigations for Price Hike Fixing Scam

Propane Companies Under Investigations for Price Hike Fixing Scam

By: Omar Silva

Three Guatemalan Propane Importers who are also registered as importers / distributors in Belize for the distribution of propane gas throughout the country and who seemingly are operating in similar method are answering to charges in Guatemala regarding unilateral price...Read more

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CNN Documentary on Caye Caulker, Belize

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