PM out on personal leave

Today, Prime Minster Dean Barrow left the country once more, but this time he is on personal leave. In his absence, Hon. Hugo Patt, Minister of Natural Resources, will act as Prime Minister. Prime Minister Barrow will return to Belize on Tuesday, August 14.

U.S. Senior Advisor for Central America Meets with PM on Nicaragua Crisis

On Wednesday August 8, 2018, U.S. Senior Advisor for Central America Ambassador Todd Robinson met with Prime Minister Rt. Honorable Dean Barrow and Foreign Minister Honorable Wilfred Elrington to discuss common concerns over the breakdown of law and order in Nicaragua and other...

PM responds to criticisms of CARICOM secretariat

The Caribbean Single Market Economy’s aim is to integrate CARICOM member states into a single unit in order to make the region a more powerful presence on the global stage. Earlier this month, Caribbean officials convened in Guyana for consultation aimed at making CSME more...

PM explains Cabinet Shuffle

Today the media caught up with Prime Minster Barrow at his daughter’s Primary School Graduation Ceremony. Barrow has not appeared on the media since he left the country several weeks ago to seek medical attention. Several issues of concern have risen since then and so the media...

Gas Price to Decrease over next Six Months

Another huge national concern is the price of fuel. Gas Prices have increased a number of times over the past two months. The latest increase happened just yesterday when Premium Gasoline was increased by 4 cents. In his last Press conference, P.M. Barrow indicated that Belize...

More BDF presence in Otoxa, Toledo

When thee media caught  up with P.M. Barrow today, he was asked to comment on the request made, by residents of the Otoxa community, for more BDF presence in order to clear areas where Guatemalan encroachment is taking place. According to P.M. Barrow, a meeting was held with...

CABINET RE-SHUFFLING

Today, The Government of Belize issued a press release announcing a re-shuffling in the Cabinet. The re-shuffling reportedly comes after a request from Carla Barnett to be reassigned from her current position as Minister of State in the Ministry of Natural Resources. As a result,...

PM RECIEVES OCEANA AWARD

Yesterday Oceana and the Belize Coalition held its World Ocean Day award Ceremony. Prime Minister Dean Barrow was presented with an award in the ceremony entitled “The Way of the Wave”. The sculpture was designed by renowned artist Gilvano Swasey, MBE and sculpted by Anthony...

UDP wins majority of municipal seats; PUP gains ground

Municipal Elections 2018 are over and there have been some changes. Going into the elections, the UDP held 8 of the 9 municipalities. Following the counting of the votes yesterday, March 7, the UDP still has control over the majority of the municipalities but the PUP has made...

UDP confident of 4th consecutive win come General Elections

As we have said, the UDP have won the majority of the seats for these municipal elections, however, the loss in Belize City ha been particularly stinging. Even so, at today’s post election press briefing, the UDP Party Leader says that they are confident that come the next...

Another private land sold by Lands Department

The Lands Department, also known as the “Hot Bed of Corruption” , as so eloquently described by Belize’s Prime Minister, is once again in the news tonight.   Derick Garcia; a Belizean citizen who currently resides in Grand Cayman,  approached the media today in disbelief of the...

Nomination Day in Belize City

  Belize City is the largest Municipality of the nine across the nation. Nomination Day in that city sees larger numbers on average as it relates to political rallies and marches and today was no different. As in Belmopan, the Pup were the first to make their way to the...

5.3 million in one year for PM’s brother?

Prime Minister Barrow has constantly been accused of not only nepotism, but of helping to enrich his family members through the constant legal battles that his administration has taken the country through. The PM’s top lawyer of choice has been his brother, Dennys Barrow....

Bill for loan with Sovereign guarantee for BTL

While that appropriation bill did not see much debate in the house, a bill that did see debate was one to approve a loan from Taiwan which wants a sovereign guarantee by government for Belize Telemedia Ltd. Prime Minister Dean Barrow: This is the International Cooperation and...

PM speaks on Leaked Audit of PUC

Yesterday, we reported on the leaked audit on the Public Utilities Commission. The leaked document  occurred sometime early this week . It is a letter dated August 11 of 2017 addressed to John Avery, Chairman of  the PUC. The letter raises questions over $50,000 dollars in...