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Clergy’s Christmas message

2010 is soon coming to a close. But it is the night before Christmas and although the city is bustling with commerce for an occasion that is mostly celebrated as [...]

PM’s statement on freedom of the press and resumed relations with Channel Five

The suspension of relations with Channel Five by the government was discussed between Prime Minister Dean Barrow and this station’s CEO, Amalia Mai on Thursday. A way forward was agreed [...]

Justice Muria’s last rulings

Our viewers have been asking for details of judgments made on Wednesday by departing Justice John Muria. In the first, the judge ordered that the settlement deed also known as [...]

All he wants for Christmas is his stolen truck back

Christmas is the time for giving but one Mahogany Heights resident just wants back what is rightfully his. Carlos Cawich bought a Ford Ranger a little over a year ago, [...]

Carlos Seguro hands over bullet but crack also falls in front of cops

In court today, a caretaker from Ladyville pleaded guilty to two of three charges against him. Forty year old Carlos Seguro was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a break-in [...]

Ronald Richard Bradley charged for attack and murder of prison officer

A man believed to have been involved in the attack on three prison officers on October fifteenth was arraigned this morning in court. The three victims, Miriam Gillett, Ernest Savery [...]

“Good Ova Evil:” new album from Agua and Elroy Martinez

But two boys from the south will have a better Christmas. The duo once rocked the punta circuit with the Griga Boys, but has now branched out on their own. [...]

Ham baked to perfection

By now many homes are already filled with the aroma of Christmas as cakes come out and hams and turkeys head into the oven for Saturday’s special meal. But for [...]

Chef Alex’s Christmas Turkey

What goes hand in hand with such a sumptuous ham? A turkey just as delectable of course. Here’s a Christmas turkey Chef Alex style. Chef Alex “This, you would want [...]

What’s Happening this Christmas with Safiyyah

We’re heading into one of the most festive weekends of the year so there’s plenty happening in the northern, southern and western districts as well as here in the city. [...]

Government Embargo against Channel 5 to be lifted

Both this station and government have agreed on a way forward to resolve a two week impasse. On December seventh, the government imposed a ban preventing ministers and more than [...]

Murdered at a wake

Joan Sutherland is a fierce and outspoken member of Belizeans for Justice. In fact she is a founding member of the group because she sought justice when her eighteen year [...]

Will the price of fruits and veggies go up at the market?

Vendors are moving back to the Michael Finnegan Market at the West Collet Canal after spending months at the temporary location at the Poundyard compound. The new facilities are likely [...]

Tony Novelo’s girlfriend charged with Mischievous Act

When the receivers moved in on the Novelo brothers, Tony and David, their assets were repossessed for unpaid debts. A vehicle driven by Tony’s girlfriend thirty-four year old Yasmin Villanueva, [...]

Businessman & minor attempted suppression of evidence

A most twisted and unusual case came up today before Magistrate Dorothy Flowers. Businessman Albert Flowers and the sixteen year old nephew of Tony Chamas were arraigned for Attempted Suppression [...]

Saint Joseph’s Parish office robbed

Shoppers are getting their last minute Christmas goodies but the thieves are just as busy.  After two this afternoon, two youths went to the Saint Joseph’s Parish office and held [...]

Marva’s Restaurant robbed

Two hours before closing time on Wednesday Marva’s Restaurant on Water Lane in Belize City was targeted by three thieves. The men rode up on bicycles and two went into [...]

Electronic gifts are number one this Xmas Season

There is only one more shopping day left before Christmas and if you haven’t yet bought that gift, then we found out what are the hottest items for the season. [...]

SMART Phone customers win big

It’s a time for giving…and corporate citizen SMART, stepped up its Christmas promotions big time today. One customer got lucky and went home with big bucks while another won a [...]

Belize Bank gives back to customers

Across town, the Belize Bank was also in a generous mood and gave back to five of its customers who throughout 2010 turned to them for financial assistance.  The lucky [...]

Eat well and Live well this Christmas

There will be an excess of food, drinks and merriment this extended holiday weekend. But there’s no need to pile on the calories. In this week’s Healthy Living, Nutritionist Sandra [...]

Supreme Court rules Gov’t must pay $40 Million plus to BCB Holdings

It was Justice John Muria’s last day on the bench in Belize; he delivered two major judgments before departing. The government suffered a major loss in the Supreme Court when [...]

Justice Muria strikes out major parts of amendment

There was another major blow suffered by the government in court today. Also before Justice Muria was the matter of the Amendment to Supreme Court Judicature Act.  Muria struck out [...]

Novelo Brothers back in court over transport routes

The Novelo brothers, David and Tony, the principal owners of National Transport also made an appearance in court today.  The matter which had been adjourned from before dealt with an [...]

But receiver will pay salaries to former National Transport employees

But while the zoning issue won’t be worked out until 2011, another issue that has been at the core of contention is being settled. When National Transport fell into receivership, [...]