Orange Walk Town

Orange Walk Pastor being sought for alleged sex crimes

Orange Walk Police are tonight in search of a pastor from that municipality. They believe that he can help them get to the bottom of a sinister plot involving the church, money and sex. Preliminary investigations are revealing that Pastor Rafael Perez of Zion Ministries Assembly of God Church, in Orange Walk Town, has been using his position to scam unsuspecting women out of money while attempting to get them to sleep with him. It’s a devastating blow to the credibility of evangelical churches and a nightmare for the women involved. Mike Rudon travelled north and has the story. Mike […]

Interview with John McAfee about the GSU Raid on his compound

Thanks to San Pedro Sun for the interview. John McAfee, the inventor of the McAfee AntiVirus Scan demands an apology from the Government of Belize after members of the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) stormed into his estate located on the outskirts of Orange Walk Town. The 66 year old expatriate was the subject of an aggressive search and 14-hour long detention by police that eventually required US Embassy intervention to secure his release. According to Police, present at the time of the search were John McAfee, his 17-year-old Belizean girlfriend, four security guards, 33 year old Emerson Michael who claimed to be the […]

Against Offshore Oil Exploration and Drilling in Belize 4

A steady stream of pollution from offshore rigs causes a wide range of health and reproductive problems for fish and other marine life. Offshore drilling exposes wildlife to the threat of oil spills that would devastate their populations. Offshore drilling activities destroy kelp beds, reefs and coastal wetlands. Over its lifetime, a single oil rig can: Dump more than 90,000 metric tons of drilling fluid and metal cuttings into the ocean; Drill between 50-100 wells, each dumping 25,000 pounds of toxic metals, such as lead, chromium and mercury, and potent carcinogens like toluene, benzene, and xylene into the ocean Pollute […]

John Briceno, Opposition Party Leader

UNCLAS BELMOPAN 000188 SIPDIS SIPDIS FOR WHA/CEN – ROIS BEAL, INR/B E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PINR BH SUBJECT: BIO — BELIZE: John Briceno, Opposition Party Leader REF: BELMOPAN 0187 ¶1. John Briceno was elected to be the Opposition Party Leader at the People’s United Party (PUP) leadership convention on Sunday, March 30, 2008. Following is his biography. AKA: Johnny Briceno; or Juan Briceno Address as: Hon. John Briceno DOBP: July 17, 1960, Orange Walk Town, Belize ¶2. Education: 1996 – Participant in the International Visitor’s Program to the U.S. during the 1996 U.S. presidential primaries. 1985 – Bachelor’s Degree in […]