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Belize City Mayor and finance team to be criminally charged

It is the third politician to be charged with criminal offences by the U.D.P. government in this term. But on Thursday, it will be the first time in history that [...]

Moya’s lead attorney says she is innocent until proven guilty

We asked Peyrefitte if he feels the burden is on him to get her acquitted because so much, including her political career, is at stake. Michael Peyrefitte “It is not [...]

Wesley students traumatized by murder of 2nd former

On Tuesday the body of fourteen year old Dylan Ayuso was discovered at the abandoned building that was formerly the Venus Bus Terminal. His murder appears to be gang related [...]

City resident gunned down hours after teen’s murder

Two horrible murders in a span of less than twenty-four hours in Belize City; it’s not really a record in statistics, but it is all shocking. The murder of Dylan [...]

Mayor blames PM; Councillors distance themselves from suit

There was a flurry of activity today all connected to Thursday’s arrest. The Mayor has been talking through her attorneys, but personally she has been deafening silent. In a statement [...]

Mayor’s attorney says it’s all power play between PM and Moya

And while Peyrefitte was more circumspect in his approach to the charges, last evening the Mayor’s other defense attorney, Hubert Elrington, was quite candid about her upcoming charge. Elrington thinks [...]

Residents vocal about mayor and City Hall chaos

This afternoon, News Five took to the streets and got a sample of what voters think of Moya Flowers’ legal and political fights. And there are mixed reviews on whether [...]

City Hall protested for non-payment of garbage collection debt

The Belize City Council continues in the eye of the storm in its worst financial and political crisis. Employees of Belize Maintenance Limited staged day two of their most recent [...]

Bar Association discuss motion to remove Justice Samuel Awich

The Bar Association met on Tuesday night to discuss a proposal by some members who want Justice Samuel Awich to resign for misbehavior primarily because of the length of time [...]

Transparency Intl Corruption report ranks Belize at 111

Transparency International, the international organization that champions honesty and shames countries for being dishonest has released its Global Corruption Report for 2009 called Corruption and the Private Sector. According to [...]

Police statistics show increases in Murder and Theft

When Commissioner of Police, Crispin Jeffries last briefed the media on crime statistics from January to August of 2009, there were some decreases in major crimes compared to the same [...]

“Warrior” back in court on Attempted Murder charges

He has been on remand since yesterday for aggravated assault and today, eighteen year old Michael ‘Warrior’ Young was back in court and this time, for another incident where he [...]

Youth for the Future organizes peace rally

Murder capital number one just got worse. On Tuesday, two additional murders were added to the dreadful statistics in Belize City with the homicides of Dylan Ayuso and Norman Gillett. [...]

Mayor to be criminally charged; but strikes back at G.O.B.

It has been a busy day of news, but we start with the mess at City Hall. Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers has been quiet since the Auditor General’s report suggested [...]

Mayor’s attorney says allegations are untrue

And what is the defense for the Mayor in light of allegations of unaccounted funds? Her attorney, Hubert Elrington, says government will have to come hard to win their case. [...]

Prime Minister afflicted with dengue

And Prime Minister Dean Barrow returned to Belize on Monday from Florida, where he was seeking medical attention for a back problem he has been experiencing for years. Fifteen years [...]

14 year old high school student murdered in old capital

Two young students were shot yesterday and less than twenty-four hours later, the body of a fourteen year old student was found on Magazine Road. The victim was identified hours [...]

Opposition leader joins the Good protest

The People’s United Party turned fifty-nine today. Numerous activities were held which for most part seemed like the P.U.P. had a sudden resurgence. On this side of the town, its [...]

P.U.P. celebrates fifty-ninth anniversary

As party leader, Briceño also says the party has been making significant moves to revitalize itself. John Briceño “We have been consulting with everybody. We did something that has never [...]

Opposition leader explains reason for additional deputy leader

Briceño also explained why last week he offered his former contender, Francis Fonseca, the position as fourth deputy party leader. John Briceño “Francis Fonseca has a lot to offer to [...]

Former minister freed of Misfeasance charge

While the protest was going on downstairs, upstairs in the CJ Chambers, two former P.U.P. ministers were vindicated. Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh today ruled against a tort of Misfeasance in [...]

Former prime minister author’s tell all on public life

Across the river, another celebration was taking place. He has not said much since his resounding defeat in the 2008 general elections. But Said Musa says a lot in his [...]

New report on failing investor confidence surfaces

The government reacted promptly on Monday to Channel Five’s exclusive stories late last week on an analysis by Carl Ross and the question of investor confidence in Belize following the [...]

Telemedia senior employees demoted

Still on Telemedia, the company announced on Monday that Karen Bevans is the new Chief Operations Officer. What the release did not say was that there were other changes in [...]

City councillors meet garbage companies over piling debt

The Belize Maintenance Limited protested on Monday over the lack of payment of a total of two point seven million in debts by the City Council. The company has laid [...]