Belize’s superbond yield rose to 10 percent

Bloomberg has announced that Belize’s superbond yield rose by 56 points to 10 percent yesterday afternoon as voters were deciding who would be the next government of Belize. Bonds had been consistently falling in the last two years and the rally is the highest since the...

Mark King has parting words for Lake I

UDP’s Mark King is no longer the area representative forLake Independence after experiencing a sound defeat from PUP’s Cordel Hyde. King, who has been in the public spotlight on numerous occasions for his outlandish comments, has once again managed to make the news,...

PlusTV  denied access to PM Swearing In

Today, following the United Democratic Party’s third consecutive win, the leader of the party, Hon. Dean Oliver Barrow, was sworn in as Prime Minister of the country for the third consecutive term. The swearing in ceremony happened this afternoon at around 3:00 pm at the Governor...

Rodwell Ferguson emerges victor after Stann Creek West recount

Walter Garbut and Rodwell Ferguson were neck and neck in the elections in Stann Creek West. At the end of the counting of the ballots, the returning officer declared UDP Walter Garbutt the victor. However, he had to recant a little later upon the final counts when Ferguson won...

Small fire at Belmopan Restaurant

There was a small fire at Caladium Restaurant in Belmopan this morning sometime before 9 o’clock. It wasn’t anything major as we understand that one of the stoves caught fire underneath. The proprietors quickly worked at extinguishing the blaze and being as the fire department is...

Men had false certificates of registration

Mark Rosales and Marcos Basto, two residents of San Pedro, Corozal, who allegedly had false Belizean certificates of registration, were charged with 13 counts of possession of false documents when they appeared today before Magistrate Deborah Rogers. They pled not guilty to the...

Police charge man for Election Day shooting in Belize City

More shots were fired on Election Day, this time in Belize City but no Minister instructed those cops to desist from arresting the man.  Malcolm Jamal Myers was charged with attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm and grievous harm against Yarde.  His vicrtim was 22 year...

Former Minister of National Security instructs police not to arrest gun wielding man

In the midst of the celebrations, one of  Saldivar’s supporters discharged a gun. Police acted quickly to apprehend the individual but were left  flabbergasted when the recently re-elected Area Representative and former Minister of National Security ordered them to back off....

John da the man

John Saldivar remains as the elected Belmopan area representative for the fourth consecutive term, beating PUP’s Patrick Andrews by a comfortable margin of 750 votes. At the end of the vote counting  in Belmopan,  6,551 persons voted,  accounting for 70.8% percent of the total...

Francis Fonseca resigns as PUP Leader

Leader of the People’s United Party (PUP) Francis Fonseca intends to step aside following this fourth consecutive election loss this year, and second election in his four year tenure. Endorsed in 2011 and impervious to challenge since then, Fonseca was not able to get the PUP...

UDP wins third consecutive Term

The United Democratic Party made history last night by securing their third consecutive win at the polls for the general election remaining undefeated since 2008. As of last night 19 members of the United Democratic Party and a meager 11 members of the People’s united Party make...