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B.E.L. wins round one against Public Utilities Commission

The Court of appeal concluded its sitting today, but before it did the justices delivered a landmark decision just before noon.  The Court handed down a ruling that involved one [...]

Will there be more litigations on land rights?

Sir Barry Bowen died tragically in a plane crash on February, twenty-six in the San Pablo area of La Isla Bonita. But this morning the written decision on a landmark [...]

Court ruling does not affect citrus deliveries

When we caught up today with Attorney Eamon Courtenay, who is attorney for the Citrus Growers Association, we also asked him about a decision handed down on Thursday in the [...]

Viewers respond to question on crime

And our question to viewers on Thursday was: “Do you think G.O.B. should invest more to solve crime? Most persons who responded thought definitely so. One participant thought that that GOB [...]

How will San Pedro get rid of undesirables on the island?

The beachfront on Ambergris Caye has been reduced to a façade for violence that has been spreading on the island.   There were two separate stabbing incidents on Tuesday night. That [...]

Tara Li Sanchez says her husband didn’t have to die

The autopsy of slain police corporal Gavin Sanchez was conducted this afternoon at the K.H.M.H. morgue.  Of the number of bullets which penetrated Sanchez’s body during the shooting on Thursday [...]

Central American Health Science University burglarized

In other news about crime, an overnight burglary at the Central American Health Science University near the Boom cutoff inconvenienced some sixty students who gathered inside the lecture hall today [...]

Common-law-wife burnt to death; husband freed of charge

A murder suspect was freed in the Supreme Court today when the judge upheld a no case submission made by his attorney.  On Easter Monday of March twenty-third, 2008, thirty-two [...]

Thief disappears before being given 2 year sentence

Two men who were surprised inside the home of Elma Augustine in the Lake Garden area were found guilty of Burglary on Thursday. Nineteen year old Moses Pacheco and eighteen [...]

Telswin Lara charged for robbery committed in police lockdown

Twenty-two year old Telswin Lara, once beat a murder charge but today he was back in court for robbing two minors at gunpoint. But while in the Magistrate’s holding cell, [...]

Rape conviction upheld by Court of Appeal

Earlier in the newscast we reported on a number of rulings handed down by the Court of Appeal.  The justices also dealt with the appeal of a man found guilty [...]

Justice Boyd Carey bids adieu to Appeals Court

Also in the courts Justice Boyd Carey who has been sitting in the Belize Court of Appeal for ten years got a warm send-off today. The imminently qualified judge started [...]

FIBA changes the rule on basketball hearings

The days are counting down to the judgment that the National Basketball team has been waiting on ever since it competed in the COCABA games in Cancun last year.  In [...]

WinBelize and Mexican Embassy’s cultural event

As you may know by now, March is Women’s Month.  The activities to celebrate the achievements of women are moving full steam ahead. The Women’s Issues Network (WinBelize) has been [...]

Broadcasting pioneer, Rudy Castillo, passes away

Early this morning, a pioneer in broadcasting with tremendous experience in the public service, Rudolph Castillo, passed away in Belmopan. Castillo did not recover from a coma he slipped in [...]

How much was stolen in cheques from SSB?

Five days after the armed robbery at the Social Security office on Princess Margaret Drive, the Board issued a press release on the incident.  And the amount the Board is [...]

Pageants, culture and talent show happening this weekend

If you have an interest in pageantry then make plans to go out this weekend.  Coming up, Safiyyah has a list of weekend events, ranging from two pageants to a [...]