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Patrick Faber loses case about 2005 run-in with police

It was a major public spectacle when the then youthful area representative, Patrick Faber, was arrested on April twenty-eighth 2005 as he tried to enter a forum at the University [...]

Faber says court process too slow

Minister Faber was also peeved at how long he had to wait for a ruling. He said today that he fully supports the recent concerns raised by some members of [...]

Mayor Moya-Flowers challenges U.D.P. in court

While Patrick Faber’s case was the result of perhaps immature behavior four years ago, Zenaida Moya Flowers is turning to the courts to save her seat in the UDP. On [...]

SMART says PM’s comments are unfounded

At Wednesday’s marathon press conference, the Prime Minister covered ground on a long list of issues, including the nationalization of Telemedia. But has he bitten off more than he can [...]

Is there sweet crude oil in Gallon Jug?

And the government’s windfall tax on the petroleum industry in 2008 has fallen short since the cost of a barrel of oil has gone below the tax threshold of ninety [...]

Michael Finnegan wins ministerial tug of war

Dawn Jorguenson tears poured from her eyes when she spoke to News Five on October fifteenth. She was upset that a parcel of land that was in her family’s possession [...]

Cecil Gabourel sentenced for killing his wife

On December twenty-fifth 2006, Carol Gabourel told her husband Cecil not to cut the Christmas ham. But he did and the fight that ensued ended fatally for Carol. After three [...]

Attempted Murder cases in Magistrates’ Court

Also this morning in Court, three persons were charged for Attempted Murder. First to be arraigned before Chief Magistrate, Margaret Gabb McKenzie was eighteen year old Lloyd Lawrence Elijio. The [...]

Wife calls husband’s arrest a case of mistaken identity

An arrest has been made in the jacking of a businessman from Dangriga. While that appears to be good news, the family of the man who was arrested for the [...]

Cab driver says he’s not part of robbery

Two gunmen robbed Tienda Melchor in a broad daylight heist at the corner of Mussel Street and Cemetery Road on October twenty third. The store keeper and bystanders saw the [...]

Kenyon Flowers says he was swindled in land deal

A Belize City businessman is up in arms because he has allegedly been scammed out of over four thousand dollars. Kenyon Flowers came to our studios on Thursday to explain [...]

Salvation Army primary school gets musical donation

It is not huge, but it will go a long way for the students of the Salvation Army Primary School. The donation of recorders is from a husband and wife [...]

Jia Cheng Wu’s art exhibit opens at Image Factory

Opening tonight at the Image Factory is an art exhibition by twenty-three year old Jia Cheng Wu, an employee of Belize Bank. Wu, originally from China, grew up and studied [...]

An end to Honduras dispute in sight

In regional news, an end to the dispute between ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya and the interim government of Roberto Micheletti is in sight. That is after a power-sharing agreement, [...]

Safiyyah finds the tricks and treats for the Halloween weekend

Hey I’m Safiyyah and this is What’s Happening Belize for the Halloween weekend. This Friday night down south in Malibu Beach club there will be a birthday bash for DJ [...]

Prime minister says economy is in recession

On the day the US announced its recession may be over, in Belize, Prime Minister Barrow admitted that we are now in the grips of a recession. Significantly, revenue collections [...]

Fuel tax won’t go down

And the news doesn’t get better because he the Prime Minister won’t keep a commitment to bring the prices down “no matta what”. Earlier this year on March sixth, Barrow [...]

Dean Barrow is happy his son, Shyne, is in Belize

The P.M.’s press conference earlier today, though it was primarily about the economy, had a moment of personal reflection. On Wednesday, Barrow’s son, known as Jamal Barrow or Moses Michael [...]

PM approves of City Hall’s discounts/incentives on property tax

The prime minister also commented on the current debacle at City Hall. Councillor Leila Peyrefitte held the post of Revenue Collections for the years of 2006 to 2008. During those [...]

PM supports Returnable Containers Bill

August twenty-fourth, a bill to add a deposit of twenty-five cents on imports of beverages in glass bottles and tin went through a first reading in the House of Representatives. [...]

U.D.P.’s process against mayor shows accountability says PM

Belize City Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers has a number of legal battles in court. Attorney Hubert Elrington is challenging on her behalf, the legality of Patrick Tillett as Financial Director [...]

Minister of Education voted for mayor’s expulsion

That being said, it is known that the mayor does not have too many friends in the U.D.P. hierarchy and that they can’t wait to see the back of her. [...]

Couple seeking legal advice after alleged political detention

In Tuesday’s newscast, we reported that two persons from Mafredi Village in Toledo were locked up allegedly at the instructions of Juan Coy, the area representative. On that day, fifty-five [...]

B.N.T.U. and Ministry of Education make new agreement

The proposed Teacher’s Commission was contentious when it was first introduced by Minister Patrick Faber. But it now appears that common ground has been reached. The Education and Training Bill, [...]

Flores Bus Company files injunction against Transport Dept

Turning to the perennial problem on the highways, road rage escalated to confrontation between two competing commercial bus companies in September. The Flores Bus Line was removed from the highways [...]