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Fitch Withdraws Belize Sovereign Investments III (Cayman) Limited's 'A+' Rating

As posted on YahooFinance   CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fitch Ratings has withdrawn the ‘A+’/Stable rating assigned to the $85.7 million notes issued by Belize Sovereign Investments III (Cayman) Limited (BSI). The rating withdrawal follows Fitch’s recent withdrawal of the ‘AA-‘ Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating assigned to Steadfast Insurance Company (Steadfast). The rating of the notes was based on credit support from two insurance policies underwritten by Steadfast, and therefore linked to the IFS assigned to Steadfast. The BSI notes are backed by two restructured government of Belize (GOB) sovereign obligations from the country’s 2007 debt restructuring and benefit from the […]


When the Senate of Belize played to bypass a call for Investigation into Criminal Activity

With all the current issues ongoing with the Corruption in the Immigration Department where Mr Penner sold Belizean Citizenship to a Criminal in Jail which has blown up int the face of the current UDP Government. It seems to us that the PM is doing all he can to cover it up and to make the problem go away. On the 5th of November in a Sitting of the Senate where an Investigation was called for, it seems that the person sitting at the table in the center of the floor leaning over and in a low tone tell the […]


Fluoride the Silent Killer 2

by: Yiamouyiannis, John, Ph.D. Dr. Yiamouyiannis received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Rhode Island and served his post-doctoral fellowship at the Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He then became editor at Chemical Abstracts Service, the world’s largest chemical information center, where he first became aware of the health damaging effects of fluoride. He is the former science director of the National Health Federation; he is the executive director of Health Action and president of the Safe Water Foundation. He is a world-leading authority on the biological effects of fluoride and is responsible for ending the use […]


WARNING – Prisoners escape from Kolbe

3 prisoners have escaped from the Kolbe Jail/Belize Central Prison; Wagner’s Youth Facility in Belize, all Guatemalans.  Such incident has not happened at that facility in years even with all the issues happening at the prison recently. Wilmer Guzman. Roquel Teul Hector Garcia An all points bulletin has been issued for the three escapees and anyone sighting any of the prisoners is asked to call the nearest police station. As posted in Kolbe Foundation Abuse Watch on Facebook: PRISON OFFICERS LEAVING THE PRISON AT NIGHT – We have just been reliably informed that it is likely that the weakening of the […]


Why the secret world of Belize business alarmed US drug agents 3

Rob Evans, David Hencke and David Pallister The Guardian, Monday 4 June 2001 09.44 EDT US documents obtained by the Guardian reveal for the first time why the drug enforcement agency and other US authorities were so concerned about millionaire Tory treasurer Michael Ashcroft’s offshore world in the 1990s. The original discovery that references to the Florida-based Tory donor existed in DEA files led to controversy two years ago. Mr Ashcroft issued a libel writ against the Times, which published a correction, and he declared there was nothing to support “allegations that I am a drug runner and money launderer.” […]


Grieving family exhume baby’s body after hospital mix-up 1

Belize’s Healthcare system has come under keen scrutiny recently in regards to the thirteen newborn deaths which occurred in the neonatal intensive care unit of the KHMH in the month of May. Tonight we have another “parent nightmare” involving a newborn baby, this time at the Western Regional Hospital. It’s hard enough having lost a baby but when the hospital misplaces the body, well that’s insult to injury.  This is the ordeal a first time mother and father had to come to terms with this past weekend. Orlando Muschamp: First of all, my daughter and my son-in-law went into the […]


Belize Keeps Playing Guatemala's Game

Belize Accepts Possibility of 2014 Referendum, What Will Guate Do? 7News Mon, May 13, 2013 Fred Martinez and 25 other UDP candidates went on to lose the election, which was held a few weeks after that interview. It’s worked out better for him, and for the country because instead of becoming a transient politician, he became a career diplomat, serving an unprecedented 13 years uninterrupted as Belize’s ambassador to Guatemala. That’s given him an unmatched perspective on Belize Guatemala relations and negotiations. And this morning we spoke to him about the latest round of talks at the OAS in Washington. […]


Contractor and UDP Hopefull Bulldozes 2300 Year Old Mayan Temple 1

Something that seems to be a norm in Belize has made it’s way into the International Media’s eye. The senseless and ignorant destruction of our Belizean Heritage and History. Who caused the destruction? A political affiliate and aspirant for the UDP party Denny Grijalva. Quote from 7NewsBelize: The name we saw on the heavy equipment is D-Mar Construction – owned by Denny Grijalva, UDP hopeful for Orange Walk Central. Grijalva said he knew nothing about the project and referred us to his foreman who never answered at least a dozen calls we made to him. Then Grijalva said he would […]


Ministry of Natural Resources undermining Dangriga Town Council

By News5 Belize There’s another land controversy brewing and the Dangriga Town Council says it is a deliberate attempt by the Ministry of Natural Resources to undermine and frustrate the Council and the people of Dangriga. In a nutshell, what we found out today is that parcel nine-nine-one near the main bridge in downtown Dangriga was sold to Anthony Adderly by government sometime around 2008. According to the Town Council, it was then decided that the land should be reserved for public use and the land was re-acquired from Adderly for four thousand dollars, the purchase price he had paid […]


Missing Plane from Belize found in Venezuela Busted for Drugs

7News On Friday’s news, we broke the story of a small plane, an Aero Commander 500 which had left Belize airspace without filing a flight plan, or making the required checks with customs and immigration – which is both illegal and suspicious. As we reported at the time, it left Belize from the Spanish Lookout airstrip on the afternoon of February 21st., without filing a flight plan – which would make it impossible to land anywhere legally. What made it even more suspicious is that the plane had been outfitted with extended range fuel tanks – enabling it to fly […]


Belize-born teenager calls for UKYP votes

An ambitious young Dominican College pupil is bidding to become the first non-national member from Northern Ireland in the UK Youth Parliament. 14-year-old Ramel Flores, who is in his fourth year at the Portstewart college, is running in the East Londonderry constituency. Already cutting out a future political career for himself, Ramel lists his interests as peace and conflict resolution, law and mental health among the young. He says: “My aspiration is to be part of a diverse transformation of Northern Ireland and the communication link between our transforming societies. “I was born in the small country of Belize in […]