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Channel 7′s Net Vasquez assumes control of Telemedia

Early this afternoon, the Governor General, Sir Colville Young, penned his signature to put into law, G.O.B.’s acquisition of Belize Telemedia. Just like that in a period of twenty four [...]

What does nationalization mean for B.T.L.?

No doubt that you’ve have been following the news that Government has seized control of ninety-four percent of the shares in Telemedia. And after the legal formalities, Telemedia is now [...]

Chamber of Commerce says Telemedia Nationalization alarming

In the private sector, one of the first to weigh in is the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In a stern release issued late Monday evening, the B.C.C.I. said [...]

Ex Telemedia Chairman says more litigations to come

A day after government announced it was nationalizing Telemedia; the debate is raging on the airwaves and in the board rooms. While the Prime Minister says the take over will [...]

Senator Godwin Hulse concerned about Nationalization Bill

Still on the biggest story so far, in the Senate today, the vote was not unanimous on the Telecommunications Act. Nine senators supported the bill, none were against, two abstained [...]

Senator Hector Silva refuses to vote on Nationalization Bill

Hector Silva was one of two Senators who abstained from voting on the matter. Silva said he is against monopolies but the areas in this B.T.L. takeover are so grey [...]

Prime Minister’s son appointed a Senator

Earlier we told you that Anwar Barrow was a member of the new Telemedia Board, but before that, in Belmopan, when the Senate debate got underway, Barrow was named Senator. [...]

Hayward Trust will fight to protect charity’s investments

The Hayward Charitable Belize Trust owns approximately seventy percent of Telemedia and this evening, it issued a release regarding its stake in Telemedia. Hayward’s view is that the nationalization is [...]

C.G.A. goes to court to protect souring citrus industry

Citrus should be sweet, but the industry has been going sour for quite a while. The Citrus Growers Association wanted to unseat three of its directors on the board of [...]

Obtaining Property by Deception expert strikes again

Also in court today, Magistrate Tracy Sosa heard a case of Obtaining Property by Deception and the woman in the hot seat was thirty year old Gina Kelly Conorquie. It [...]

Sixth form student pulls gun on cop

A Junior College student will not make orientation this school year as he finds himself behind bars tonight on charges of Aggravated Assault upon a police constable. Twenty year old [...]

Postmortem conducted on “Red Ants” Rhaburn

A postmortem was conducted on the body of Leroy “Red Ants” Rhaburn. Rhaburn was stabbed and killed during a Friday night altercation with Walter Beaton at Kevin’s Bar at the [...]

Immediate Response Facility gets funds to fix roads/bridges

Chief trouble spots around the country in times of flooding will be given top priority over the coming weeks. This afternoon, the Ministry of Works assigned contracts after the Inter-American [...]