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Lawyers write Net Vasquez over allegations

A week ago, the Barrow administration compulsorily took over Belize Telemedia, the largest utility company in the Jewel. Since then, numerous deceptive statements have been coming out of the new [...]

Former Executive says Telemedia worth $300 Million U.S.

And still on the issue of the hostile take over of the telephone company, in his announcement to the House of Representatives, Prime Minister Barrow said that he intended to [...]

Telemedia Profits dipped because of exorbitant taxes

It is still not clear if telephone rates will go down or if GOB will allow the introduction of VOIP, what is said is that profits dipped in 2008 at [...]

Boyce says company was willing to negotiate with G.O.B.

And what about the Accommodation Agreement reached between Telemedia and the government in 2005? Boyce said the company was always willing to negotiate with government on this sensitive issue, but [...]

Darrel Francis murdered near home

The streets were quiet last week and very little violence was reported by the cops. But the silence was shattered on Friday night when one man was killed in Belize [...]

Another toddler dies at the K.H.M.H.

Also in Belize City, another baby has died at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital and while details are still sketchy, at first blush it points to the general decay in [...]

New trial for accused in double homicide of Brannon brothers

In a stunning development, two notorious figures will be retried for the cold blooded murder of the Brannon brothers. In late 2008 the two accused businessmen of north side Belize [...]

Darien Banks charged with Wounding of common-law wife

And the infamous Darien Banks was on familiar territory when he was taken to court this morning. This time around, the thirty-one year old was facing charges of Wounding against [...]

Kareem Arnold shot on infamous Kraal Road

In more violence in the city, a shooting occurred on Friday night a short distance from the murder scene of Darrel Francis as we reported earlier. Kareem Abdul Arnold was [...]

Burglars steal safe with $60,000 from Western Union

A day after the murder and shooting, a heist in Belize City netted some unsavory criminals thousands of dollars. The sign outside said “Western Union Coming Soon”, but thieves found [...]

Gas station robbed of $500

The loot was much smaller for three thieves who got away with over five hundred dollars during an armed hold-up at the Shell Gas Station between miles eight and nine [...]

School year reopens, but not for Mahogany Heights students

It is the first day of the new primary school year. Approximately seventy thousand students registered for classes around the country. But for at least fifteen students from Mahogany Heights [...]

Former Mexican Ambassador removed from post in U.S.

Enrique Hubbard held Mexico’s top diplomatic post in Belize eight years ago. The former ambassador finds himself at the center of investigations in North Texas where he was serving as [...]

Culinary experts delight the palate at Taste of Belize

The best of the best culinary experts met to compete against each other on Saturday night for the Belize Tourism Board’s eighth annual ‘Taste of Belize’. And what a showdown [...]

Muscles flex at bodybuilding competition

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The 2009 B.P.F.L. Football Season kicked off yesterday with three big matches nationwide. Here in Belize City at the M.C.C. [...]