July 17, 2024

Dr Osmond Martinez wins Toledo East by-election

The candidate gave thanks for the victory and said that his victory was not solely due to Bella Vista where is he from and which had [...]
July 17, 2024

Toledo East by-election: Early unofficial results put PUP’s Osmond Martinez in wide lead

With mostly Punta Gorda-area boxes counted, Martinez has amassed a unofficial 2,943 votes, well ahead of United Democratic Party rival Dennis Williams on 1,066 and the [...]
July 17, 2024

A history of by-elections in Belize as Toledo East goes to final count

Unofficial voter turnout is estimated at 60 percent with 4,702 votes cast of 7,725 eligible voters.
July 16, 2024

Opposition questions timing of recent House of Representatives meeting; P.M. says sitting will be last in current National Assembly for now

Leader of the Opposition Moses “Shyne” Barrow said in presenting a privilege motion concerning the matter that Speaker of the House Valerie Woods conceded that while [...]
July 14, 2024

Government establishes official authority for Millennium Challenge funds, targeting education and energy

Introducing the legislation for an official implementing agency ahead of the planned signing of the compact in September, the Prime Minister listed the various plans to [...]
July 13, 2024

Opposition Leader names, mourns traffic accident victims

On social media, Barrow wrote, "On my way into Punta Gorda Town, I saw former PG Mayor Ashton Mckenzie at the scene of (a) traffic accident [...]
July 13, 2024

Patrick Faber refuses to surrender video footage in rape investigation because he isn’t a ‘snitch’

There is a police-installed camera in the area but Faber told the House the family of the victim came to him asking for the footage. He [...]
July 9, 2024

Cop caught beating detainee needs counseling and discipline, says Opposition Leader

The officer was heard demanding the suspect’s surrender with expletives, then threatening the person filming the encounter to stop, and appearing to dismiss the incident thereafter [...]