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Unconstitutional and unlawful takeover of Telemedia by GOB

The Barrow administration today made the announcement that it was nationalizing Belize Telemedia and is expected to assume total control in the next day or so of the utility company. [...]

Barrow rationalizes why he hijacked Telemedia…

The reports percolated over the weekend and this morning, in a special session of the House of Representatives, which interrupted the summer recess, Prime Minister Barrow rammed through the House [...]

…And says Supreme Court will decide on compensation

The U.D.P. regime always had issues with Telemedia over the Accommodation Agreement and did not participate in the proceedings before the London Court of International Arbitration, except for a reaction [...]

Opposition says PM sending wrong message to investors

What does the nationalization mean for investors confidence? P.U.P. leader, John Briceño, says it sends the wrong signals and that efficiency and productivity will suffer. Briceño says it is also [...]

Channel 5 independent of Telemedia and GOB takeover

And that be told, if you are wondering about the future of Great Belize Productions/Channel Five, even before the move was taken to nationalize Telemedia, the Board of Directors met [...]

Ex-gang leader murdered in club on Cemetery Road

Two men were murdered over the weekend and both homicides occurred on Cemetery Road in Belize City. The first one involved a well known ex- gang leader. Twenty-eight year old [...]

Honduran national killed on Cemetery Road

The other murder incident occurred at about ten p.m. on Friday night. A Honduran Laborer of Mangrove Street in Belize was brutally killed near a bus stop. Thirty-three year old [...]

Charles and Hirian’s protest come to a ‘good’ end

After spending the whole weekend and a total of five days of protest in front of the Supreme Court in Belize City, the appeals of Hirian and Charles Good have [...]

Fire leaves family of nine homeless

A single mother and her eight children are tonight homeless after an early morning blaze. And by the time the inferno ended, all that was left was dust. Sometime around [...]

Thief gets locked up before school opens

Turning to the courts, an eighteen year old, who was expected to start school at ITVET to take up a trade, is behind bars tonight after he stole an elderly [...]

George Betson gets charged for Aggravated Assault

Remember George Betson? He is the man who was displaced from his home and land when he refused to comply with a court order. Well today, the sixty-six year old [...]

More bills introduced in today’s house meeting

While the real purpose of today’s house meeting was the fate Telemedia, three other bills were introduced for a first reading. One was for an Act to control the sale [...]

Excellence is Cricket Champ 2009

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re most welcome to this rush of Sports Monday. The Belize National Cricket Champion emerged yesterday at Bermudian Landing where game two of the [...]