SIF and Financiers return to Dangriga Town Market

The saga of the Dangriga Town market project continues as SIF representative Ernest Raymond met with Mayor of Dangriga Gilbert Swazo to discuss a possible handing over of the project. You may recall that SIF removed previous contractor Kennard Smart of K&G Construction for...

Public Accounts Committee meets in the Capital

The Public Accounts Committee continued its public assessment of the Annual Auditor General reports on Wednesday. Again, the representatives from the Opposition – that is the Chair the Hon. Julius Espat and the Hon. Rodwell Ferguson were absent and so the Hon. John Saldivar...

Hon. Julius Espat comments on PAC Meeting

PlusNews has confirmed that Julius Espat is out of the country but we managed to make contact with him on Wednesday and  asked him about his take on the PAC meeting aired live on television earlier.  He said that “at the end of the day the people of Belize will be the ones to...

Minister accused of unwanted sexual advances in Taiwan

Belize has had to face a few  international  embarrassments of late. We can think of the SIF scandal which resulted in representatives of the IDB coming to Belize for an investigation into the Dangriga Market Rehabilitation Project. We can also think of the firing of Elvin Penner...

Coast Guard Officer reprimanded over incident involving visiting Prime Minister

Belize seems to be reeling from one embarrassment to another. The Dominican media houses are having a field day with Belize over the detention of that country’s Prime Minister by the Belize Coast Guard.   Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit gave a pleasant address at Belize’s...

Man detained for murder of Darrrell Wade

Police have issued details on the murder of an 18 year old of Orange Walk Town who was killed on Wednesday afternoon. According to police reports, on Tuesday September 24th at  3:45pm, 18 year old Darrell Wade was walking on Stadium Street, Orange Walk Town along with three...

Two detained following aggressive robbery in PG

66 year old Fabian Martinez of Punta Gorda Town entered the Punta Gorda Town Police Station early Wednesday morning, at around 2 a.m. the elderly man had duct tape on his neck, both hands and legs. Martinez told police that at 11:30pm on Tuesday September 24, he was at work at...

More works are planned for Belize Infrastructure Limited

The private company of BIL (Belize Infrastructure Limited) sparked much controversy earlier in the year, especial when the opposition leader, Hon. Francis Fonseca described it as “a vehicle for the Government of the day to hustle“. Nevertheless, the private company is...

Government to forgive some DFC loans

The Prime Minister, in his Independence Day address, claims he has an Independence gift for indebted borrowers of DFC. Hon. Dean Oliver Barrow- Prime Minister of Belize “Perhaps then, this is the time to announce what I hope will be an annual feature:  an Independence Day gift!  ...

Minister of Immigration comments on passport scandal

On Wednesday the Minister in charge of Immigration, the Hon. Godwin Hulse broke his silence on the recent Passport scandal. Minister Hulse called into Krem TV’s Wake Up Belize Wednesday morning to speak on the investigation. Hon. Godwin Hulse- Minister of Immigration “This...

Political Parties Celebrate Anniversaries

      Later this week, Belize’s two main political parties are marking the anniversaries of their respective foundations. The United Democratic Party was formed on September 27, 1973 from a merger of three parties, the National Independence Party (NIP), the...

IDEAS TOWARDS IMPROVING ‘CHECK AND BALANCE’ IN BELIZEAN GOVERNANCE

Please download, read and share this set of ideas compiled by Senator Henry Gordon on improving separation of powers and increasing Checks and balances in Governance. http:/www.plustvbelize.com/2010%20and%20Beyond.pdf   http:/www.plustvbelize.com/Basis-For-2010-and-Beyond-2013.pdf