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Essentiality for Freedom of the Press

I found this article and though it was important to share. I share the same sentiment that our press MUST have the right and freedom to not only write freely about issues on all levels but also to be free from the fear of prosecution and victimization from those in office. This will be a long one but a must read, especially for those in the Media. Originally published in The Nassau Guardian on November 08, 2012 by Alfred Sears, an attorney, former member of Parliament and former attorney general of The Bahamas. In a democratic society there is no […]


John McAfee Belize Property Up in Flames

Worth over half a million dollars, the main structures on the John McAfee estate in Carmelita, Orange Walk are now ashes as a result of a nearby bushfire lit on the adjoining property. Uninsured, the fire started at 1:00 this afternoon rapidly spreading throughout the compound. Two years ago, the GSU found an arsenal of guns and ammunition for a small army on the compound. Pictures by Capital NewsPost According to an eyewitness the fire started in the Toll-Bridge area and eventually made it to the property at about mid afternoon. “The buildings were totaled, everything was destroyed,” said a […]


Victims of alleged police brutality in San Pedro call for justice

Three residents including a female, along with their families and the wider community of San Pedro Town, are calling for “justice” into what they call plain view “brutality” and use of “unnecessary” force by police officers attached to the San Pedro Police Formation. The officers include a woman police constable (WPC) and a corporal of police who were off duty, out of uniform and drinking minutes prior to the incident unfolded. The incident erupted in the wee hours of Monday December 17th and the actions of the lawmen were done in plain view of many residents, some of whom captured […]


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 […]


What's UDP Candidate Doing In San Pedro's Elections Office After Hours? 1

7NewsBelize Wed, January 18, 2012 With elections just a few weeks away, the usual flurry of accusations concerning voter fraud and other irregularities leading up to Election Day are heating up. Tonight we have the latest such allegation against the United Democratic Party using its influence to get an upper hand in the upcoming 2012 Municipal Elections. The incident of abuse is said to have taken place yesterday in San Pedro, when an aspiring UDP Councilor candidate was caught on camera entering the sub-office of the Belize Rural South Electoral Division after office hours.7 News has acquired these revealing photos […]