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B.E.L. is officially state owned; government’s first day as owner

Prime Minister Dean Barrow headed to Guatemala City this morning. It was left for the acting Prime Minister, Gaspar Vega to head the team to oversee the transition assuming control [...]

Standard and Poor says takeover can lower Belize’s credit rating

Locally, the private sector, through the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has lashed out against the expropriation of Belize Electricity Limited. But the ink was hardly dried on the [...]

Belize Chamber of Commerce members against nationalization

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry this morning sent out a stinging press release regarding the nationalization of B.E.L. in which it disagreed with the government for the hasty [...]

Leader of the Opposition concerned about investor confidence in Belize

The private sector was not the only group to have concerns about investor confidence in Belize since the takeover. The Peoples United Party, though absent from the House Meeting in [...]

Should the Government bring down electricity rates?

Tonight’s question is: Now that the government is in full control of B.E.L., should it bring down electricity rates? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 [...]

Financial Intelligence Unit wants Coye Family back in Court

The Coye family spent almost two years fighting a Money Laundering charge that was brought by the Financial Intelligence Unit after one point five million dollars in cash were found [...]

2 high school students charged with Attempted Murder

A fifty-three year old ex-B.D.F. soldier is on life support after being shot on the head and shoulder on Sunday. Two high school students; a seventeen year old minor and [...]

Football Federation of Belize still suspended by FIFA

As we reported in Friday’s newscast, the Football Federation of Belize is currently suspended from participating in all regional or international football activities organized by FIFA and its affiliates.  The [...]

Gilharry Bus Owner files for judicial review because of routes

A little over three weeks ago, bus operators effected a countrywide shutdown of the transportation industry when negotiations with government failed over bus routes issued to West Line, owned by [...]

Gilharry says bus operators divided

When asked if he has sought the support of the Belizean Bus Association in his fight against the Ministry of Transport, Gilharry flatly stated that the association has been conquered [...]

Partially blind man disappears

Seventy-three year old Myra Cardinez, a resident of Belize City, is tonight appealing to the public to assist in locating her son who has been reported missing since Thursday of [...]

Suicide is reported, but grieving mother says murder

On Monday afternoon, the body of twenty-eight year old fireman, Gilbert Andrews was found suspended from a rope in his home in Benque Viejo del Carmen. But tonight his family [...]

Prime Minister goes to Regional Security Conference in Guatemala

After nationalizing B.E.L., Prime Minister Dean Barrow headed to Guatemala for the International Conference in Support of the Central America Security Strategy during which, he will be meeting with Mexican [...]

Miskito Indians are in Belize on a fact finding mission

A team of four Miskito Indians are in Belize on a fact finding mission. The team members, who are from the ‘Mosquito Coast’ which lies along the Nicaragua Coast and [...]

BCVI provides surgeries to over 50 Belizeans suffering cataracts

The Belize Council for the Visually Impaired will be providing eye surgeries for some fifty to sixty Belizeans with cataracts over the next three days. The team, led by Dr. [...]