House of Representatives

  • Cordel Hyde: “Vidal’s Style of Policing has not Worked in Belize City”

    The crimes situation in Southside Belize City has been escalating for the past few weeks. There is a gang warfare between different fractions and while the murder count rises, authorities try...

  • Hyde makes Claim that COMPOL failed Lie Detector Test

    According to Cordel Hyde, the Area Representative for Lake Independence, Commissioner of Police, Allen Whylie, failed a lie detector test. During his presentation at the Sitting of the House of Representatives...

  • Opposition supports Land Tax Amendment Bill 2017

    At the sitting of the House of Representatives on Friday, the Land Tax Amendment bill 2017 was presented for its second and third readings. The bill seeks to amend the Land...

  • Oil Moratorium Bill introduced in the House of Representative

    At the sitting of the House of Representatives today, was the introduction of the Petroleum Operations (Maritime Zone Moratorium Bill) which seeks to impose a moratorium on oil exploration and other...

  • GOB seeks to secure a loan from OPEC

    At today’s House Sitting, Prime Minister Dean Barrow also motioned that a loan from OPEC Fund for International Development of twelve million US dollars for the replacement of the Haulover Bridge...

  • Bill introduce to Amend the International Banking Act

    As we mentioned earlier, government also introduced the bill to amend the International Banking Act chapter two-sixty-seven of the substantive laws of Belize. What this aims to do is to make...

  • Second & Third Readings of Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2017 in House

    Also in the House sitting today, government gave the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2017 its second and third readings. What that is, is the much discussed and debated decriminalization of...

  • House to decriminalize Marijuana

    Eight bills were introduced during today’s Special Sitting for the House of Representatives. One of those bills is the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill, 2017. This bill seeks to ‘decriminalize the...

  • Collet Goes to Hopkins

    In June 2015, Area Representative for the Collet Division, Patrick Faber came under scrutiny when he chartered twenty two buses to Corozal to take his constituents on a trip dubbed Family...

  • NICH – The Agency of Cocktail Parties?

    In Friday’s Sitting of the House of Representatives, former Prime Minister Said Musa spoke on the Heritage Bill which went through its second reading.  He brought about some harsh criticisms against...

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