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Phone tapping started 1981 and continued into police basement

Despite the threat of Tropical Storm Matthew, the House of Representatives met in full session today. One of the most controversial bills debated and passed will legalize the government’s use [...]

Former Telemedia Exec sets the record straight

Dean Boyce, the former Chair of BTL’s Executive Committee, was singled out by the Prime Minister. But when we spoke to Boyce this evening, he categorically denied that during his [...]

Does the public support pension funds to buy shares in Telemedia?

The prospectus for the sale of shares in Telemedia will be made public on October fifteenth.   On Thursday, the Telemedia Employees Trust announced it is interested in acquiring majority shares. [...]

CEMO says shelters will survive the storm

The weather report is coming up later in the newscast and will have more on the tropical storm. But earlier this morning, the Belize City Council, more specifically the City [...]

Increased B.D.F. & Police patrol on streets over wet weekend

If you feel you need to move out of your homes and weather the storm at a hurricane shelter but are worried about the safety of your belongings, frequent police [...]

CEMO capable of rescue operation in case disaster strikes

And in case you determine that you don’t need to leave your home but later discover that you and your family are in peril, CEMO also has a team that [...]

Criminal code bill to increase penalties for violent crimes

As we said earlier, the House of Representatives met today. Nine bills were debated and passed. While the ruling party had a full show, noticeably absent were PUP representatives Mark [...]

Opposing views on the politician recall

One bill which had more bearing on the political life or death of elected representatives is designed to recall members of the House of Representatives before the expiry of their [...]

Attorney called to the Bar

Her name has been called countless times as the prosecutor in court cases, but today twenty-nine year old Christelle Wilson became the newest member of the Belize Bar Association. Wilson [...]

Drugs found on Shaw’s Bus

Police were tipped off on Thursday afternoon about drugs being moved in public transportation. The cops intercepted a Shaw’s Bus at mile three on the Western Highway around two-forty-five in [...]

Cyclist killed on Western Highway

A budding cyclist for the Cayo High Road Cycling Team lost his life in a tragic accident on the Western Highway. Seventeen year old Kristopher Chuc placed second in the [...]

19 yr old with tumor on his brain gets help from Healthcare Partners

His medical troubles started months ago and he was first treated for headaches. But nineteen year old Darnel Bennett of San Ignacio soon found out that his condition is life [...]

Safiyyah’s weekend of stormy entertainment

The threat of bad weather over the weekend forced the cancellation and postponement of numerous activities. In the city and around the country, numerous events were called off due to [...]

BTL Employees Trust interested in purchasing majority shares in Telemedia

Classes have been called off for Friday at schools around the country in light of the imminent threat from Tropical Storm Mathew. We have detailed reports on the storm, but [...]

Tropical Storm Matthew’s Eye trained on Belize

Eight days ago, a tropical storm blew across northern Belize. Except for the heavy rains and winds, there were minor damages and Karl moved on to Mexico where it did [...]

No classes on Friday because of TS Matthew

Late this evening, the Ministry of Education confirmed that classes for Friday have been cancelled due to the threat from the storm.  The Ministry’s Education Information Officer, Arlette Gomez, says [...]

Belize City Shelters can only handle a category 2 hurricane

And while forecasters keep a close watch on the progress of Tropical Storm Matthew, the Belize City Council is keeping a keen eye on preparedness. That is because if the [...]