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NICH board discuss controversial agreement

There are still many unanswered questions and NICH President Diane Haylock will have some explaining to do about the controversial concession she signed with businessman David Gegg when she returns [...]

David Gegg vs. Jaguar Paw; case set for January 7TH

We reported in our newscast last night that Tourism businessman, David Gegg was taking Jaguar Paw Resort to court, seeking to have the resort reopen to his cruise tour business, [...]

Newcastle Disease continues to spread

Last month we reported that the poultry farms in Spanish Lookout were experiencing losses in chickens because of the Newcastle Disease that had been affecting primarily their laying hens. While [...]

First phase of South Beach project approved

It was a major bone of contention on the island of Ambergris Caye, but tonight it appears that a compromise has been reached on the mega tourist project, South Beach. [...]

Murder on Without Law Street

To close 2008, the number of murders went up by one, the latest recorded is in the Cayo District after seven last night. After receiving information about the homicide, police [...]

Taxi man robbed by passengers

In other crime news, an elderly Belize City taxi driver was robbed at the stroke of midnight last night. The Albert Street cab driver, seventy year old Lester Coleman picked [...]

Minor locked up for repeat robbery offences

And a sixteen year old boy has been charged for Robbery after he allegedly stole a cell phone from another minor, a thirteen year old primary school girl. Today, the [...]

Knife wielding truck driver charged with Attempted Murder

In other news from the courts, on Monday morning two truck drivers at the Port of Belize got into a fight which turned ugly. Twenty-eight year old Michael Caine claims [...]

Fire destroys house in Orange Walk

A fire which occurred in the Tower Hill Village of Orange Walk destroyed a house on Tuesday morning. Seventy-five year old Adan Roberts said his grandson called him at about [...]

No New Year fireworks for Belize City

December thirty-first is the day on which new years resolutions are made, people dress up and get together with family, friends and loved ones. And at that last minute before [...]

Melonie Gillett launches debut album Rush

But there will be some excitement tonight at Jambels Jerk Pit Too located on Newtown Barracks where Melonie Gillett is launching her first album attempting to break in to a [...]

Supa G. and Doc’ Martinez featured on Open Your Eyes concert

Belizeans across the country started their morning right by tuning in or coming out to the Open Your Eyes New Year’s concert. The mood was festive, the energy was high [...]

Goodbye to 2008; video collage of memorable events

In welcoming 2009, Belize and Belizeans will be saying goodbye to an outgoing drama-filled twelve months. Grenades were thrown, a new government was sworn in, there were countless crimes including [...]

Businessman David Gegg takes Jaguar Paw to court

One of his companies was named in our headline story last night when we reported that the Ministry of Culture was up in arms over an undisclosed contract with the [...]

Victor Espat explains resignation from NICH

And on the unraveling controversy involving NICH President Diane Haylock and Minister Marcel Cardona, a copy of a letter by outgoing administrator Victor Espat, has been made available to the [...]

David Gegg says contract with NICH was no secret

But while NICH Board members were kept in the dark about the contract, David Gegg, says the document which he signed with Haylock was a Concession Agreement which the entire [...]

CJ is newest member of appellate court of Cayman Islands

Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh is the newest member of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal. Conteh took the oath of office on December eleventh at the island. We are not [...]

Chester Williams re-instated as senior superintendent

Senior Superintendent of Police Chester Williams has been reinstated to post following a very public demotion earlier this year. Williams’ lawyer, Edwin Flowers confirmed to News Five today that he [...]

Fuel prices go down to record lows

Over the past few months the price of fuel at the pump has experienced two significant decreases and at midnight last night, the prices of regular and premium have plummeted [...]

B.W.C. says CitCo is “haad pay”

And while the heat is on for NICH President Dianne Haylock, Belize City Mayor Zenaida Moya is facing her own ongoing dilemma with overdue payments for garbage collection. A release [...]

UK tourist died due to C.P.R. procedure

The post-mortem has been conducted on the body of U.K. national Victoria Harner. Today’s police report quotes pathologist Dr. Mario Estradabran as saying that Harner died from head trauma and [...]

Minor charged with Boxing Day murder

A minor appeared in Family Court today and was slapped with charges of Murder and Attempted Murder following a shooting in the early hours of Boxing Day at the Princess [...]

27 year old hands himself in for shooting Griffith Green

Police have made an arrest in the Sunday night shooting of Griffith Green Junior. The alleged culprit is twenty-seven year old Roger Wagner Junior of Junesville in Belize City. Wagner [...]

Alleged car battery thief remanded for Cemetery Rd. incident

In news from the courts, Edwin Davis, a.k.a. Lieutenant Stitchie, who is known for stealing batteries from cars, appeared in Magistrate Court this morning, to face another charge relating to [...]

Stabbing incident leaves one hospitalized

Another fight had more serious repercussions for the victim. On Monday morning police visited the K.H.M.H. and saw twenty-eight year old Michael Caine with four stab wounds to the back. [...]