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Mother intends to sue hospital over death of newborn

Cenaida Reymundo, the eighteen year old mother whose newborn died tragically on May nineteenth, a week after she gave birth at the Punta Gorda Hospital, is taking a tough decision [...]

P.U.C. gives its views on B.E.L. financial woes…

The Annual General Meeting of the Belize Electricity Limited took place on Monday afternoon. And according to the reports presented, the company is not on a sound financial footing. We [...]

…And what will B.E.L. do without Fortis?

And while it’s swim or sink for B.E.L., cutting its expenses simply won’t do to balance off the ten point eight million dollars in losses suffered. But that’s not the [...]

Belize Water Services not granted rate increase

The P.U.C. is opposing any rate increases for B.E.L. and it is also holding back on Belize Water Services Limited. Late this evening the P.U.C. issued a news release stating [...]

Inmate found dead in jail cell

We normally don’t report on suicides… but one such case caught our attention because it happened behind prison walls and it involves a mentally challenged inmate. The prisoner at the [...]

Hung jury in Fabian Bain’s murder trial

A jury of seven women and five men deliberated for almost six hours and it was unable to reach a verdict in the case of Fabian Bain A.K.A. Carlos Escalante. [...]

Two of three men found guilty of Rape

Also in the Supreme Court, Roman Petzold and Francis “Pancho” Lopez, charged with the rape of a seventeen year old high school student, were found guilty of the charge today [...]

Officials review how Belize remains free of flu pandemic

Ever wonder how Belize has managed to dodge the Influenza A H1N1 pandemic? Well, you’re not alone. The flu has swept the world and its epicentre sits in neighbouring Mexico, [...]

Landowners Assn and Government Back in court

Today was the second day of arguments in the appeal case between the government and Barry Bowen and the Landowners Association. The appeal follows a ruling in February of this [...]

U.S. Supreme Court nominee also member of Belizean Grove

Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court is still up in the air. Her confirmation hearings are scheduled for mid-July. But now there is one more kink in [...]

Hopkins company explains its presence in graveyard…

Last week we reported that a graveyard in Hopkins Village is partially blocked by a resort project that is underway in that community. We heard from the past Chairman of [...]

…And who gave it permission to dredge

Former Hopkins Chairman, Mario Augustine also charged that dredging to create manmade canals is causing erosion and is detrimental to the fish population in the area. But Theo Jansen disagrees [...]

Kids paint their way to Yaoling Art Studio

Classes will soon recess and if you are looking for a summer program for kids, there is the Yaoling Art Studio. Their program includes classes in drawing, painting, Chinese calligraphy, [...]

Punta artist unleashes new album on the public

He’s among the top names in Punta Music in Belize, we are talking about Supa G, whose original name is Lensford Martinez. Supa G has just released his new CD [...]

Athletes bring home seven medals from Guatemala

Seven athletes have come back triumphantly from the Central American Senior Championships. The athletes were in Guatemala from Wednesday, June eight until Monday, June thirteenth and won an impressive seven [...]