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Déjà vú all over again as prices rise

We went through this a month ago so there?s no need to dwell too long on it again tonight. Effective today increased excise tax on beer, rum, soft drinks and [...]

Miami court issues short term injunction in BTL case

The sad saga of BTL continues to unfold as ownership of this once proud company is being contested simultaneously on two continents. When we last heard from lawyers in London, [...]

Ex-Intelco chief sues Channel 5

In related news, we feel obligated to report that this television station and one of its reporters has been served with a writ of libel and slander allegedly committed against [...]

Legal community remembers deceased jurist

The men and women who work in Belize’s judicial system today took a brief timeout from their busy schedules to pay tribute to one of their colleagues who died earlier [...]

Courtenay chooses banking over politics

His legal career has not yet reached the heights of Telford Georges and his political career just seemed to be hitting stride…but tonight it appears that highly regarded lawyer and [...]

Correction: minor cannot face death penalty

And while still in the arena of the legal profession we have a correction to make. In last night’s newscast we reported that a thirteen-year-old defendant could, if convicted, still [...]

Corozal school hit by burglars

Thieves in Corozal have swiped equipment from a school in Santa Clara village, leaving the institution short of assets worth twelve thousand dollars. Principal of the Adventist School, Anna Roberts, [...]

Did cops shake down city youth?

Did a police officer misuse his authority to rob a Belize City man? That’s the troubling question police internal affairs officers are trying to answer. According to Darlene Lewis, she [...]

Belizeans plot strategy for World Heritage Sites

It’s no doubt a great honour to for a country to boast a World Heritage Site…but how do you parlay that recognition into tangible benefits. This week some of Belize’s [...]

People with H.I.V. speak out

Statistics indicate that virtually every adult Belizean is acquainted with someone who carries H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. What makes it interesting is that you don’t know who they [...]