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Mayor of Belize City charged with twenty-four counts

It had been brewing for some time and today it became blatantly public, the open war between the duly elected City Mayor and the Prime Minister in what is the [...]

City Council finance dept and mayor make bail

In court this morning, the mayor was read a single criminal charge; twenty-two counts of Uttering a False Document. The charge relates to checks for fuel Paid to Esso Service [...]

Mayor’s attorney implies the charged add up to nothing

Just after the arraignment, defense lawyers began challenging the merits of the charges. Lead attorney, Michael Peyrefitte was quick to point out that they hold no water since the charges [...]

U.D.P. issues statement about mayor’s case

As we said earlier, this is the worst internal crisis within the U.D.P. and the government; one in which the most powerful elected woman is saying she is hunted by [...]

Former U.D.P. minister fires back in mayor’s defense

But one man who is not holding back, is a former U.D.P. Minister who is now one of Moya’s attorneys. Hubert Elrington gave us his take. Hubert Elrington, Attorney for [...]

Garbage collection protest enters day 3 at City Hall

While Mayor Moya Flowers was facing criminal charges in court, there was plenty more trouble at City Hall where a three-day protest was taking place. The Belize Maintenance Limited has [...]

B.N.T.U. discusses teaching services commission

Public schools throughout the Belize District were closed today but it wasn’t because of the Influenza. The Ministry of Education closed the school doors for the Belize National Teacher’s Union [...]

B.D.F. soldier gets knocked down on Northern Highway

And a traffic accident on the Northern Highway landed one man in the hospital. After eight-thirty last night, an SUV driven by Mariano Williams, collided into the back of a [...]

Commissioner of Police addresses crime situation

The daily news has been plastered with crime. In fact, this week alone, there have been two heinous murders and two primary school kids were injured in a shooting. But [...]

Teenager convicted of Drug Trafficking

In April of this year, Arlene Garay and her cousin, Lloyd James, were arrested for one hundred and twenty-two grams of marijuana after a search of their house on Faber’s [...]

Sixty-two recruits added to the ranks of the B.D.F.

The Belize Defence Force welcomed sixty-two new members this morning at a ceremony marking the culmination of its fifty-second intake. This year’s recruits underwent intense training to become disciplined, physically [...]

Senior citizens parade through streets of Belize City

The mission of HelpAge Belize is to provide the elderly with an environment that enhances dignity, self-esteem, and their well-being. To celebrate its silver anniversary, the organization has been holding [...]

Healthy Living examines dengue fever

It’s that time of the year and around the country hundred have fallen ill with the dengue fever. The symptoms include fever, chills, headaches and vomiting. This week Healthy Living [...]