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Appeals Court rules acquisition of Belize Telemedia Limited unlawful, null and void

When we left you last Friday, three judges of the Court of Appeal; Brian Alleyne, Dennis Morrison and Boyd Carey had unanimously handed down a ruling which declared that the [...]

On Friday, P.M. admits defeat and would not take Telemedia by force

That was essentially the ruling. Prime Minister Dean Barrow conceded on the airwaves that the decision must be honored.  The Prime Minister gave a telephone interview to Channel Seven in [...]

Police storm Telemedia Friday night in second takeover of Telemedia

As soon as the judgment was delivered, Dean Boyce headed over to the Telemedia headquarters on Saint Thomas Street and convened the Telemedia board of directors and met with employee [...]

Attorney says Telemedia enforcement order is a formality

So why is the government keeping Dean Boyce out of Telemedia after conceding to defeat to Friday evening? It’s all based on a technicality. Lengthy judgments, such the one hundred [...]

Employees jobs not at risk says new Telemedia Board

Thrust in the middle of the crisis are the Telemedia employees. Earlier today, attorney Godfrey Smith, spoke on charges on whether or not the new board would fire over one [...]

P.M. says new shareholders monies are safe in Central Bank

Today we interviewed the Prime Minister on the ongoing crisis. In respect of the shares, he confirmed that the funds are stored in a separate account in the Central Bank. [...]

Eamon Courtenay says GOB Board is illegally occupying Telemedia offices

And while the law enforcement bodies are guarding the Telemedia office and keeping Dean Boyce out, attorneys say there’s nothing lawful about what GOB is doing. According to Attorney Eamon [...]

Belize Communication Workers Union members will work in best interest of BTL

And as you have heard in this newscast, Dean Boyce has set up an office as executive chairman of Management Committee of Telemedia. Late this afternoon, on behalf the Board [...]

P.M. says enforcement order means paying compensation and damages

The situation remains fluid. This afternoon we got an update from the Prime Minister. He admitted to News Five that he can’t disregard the ruling of the Appeals Court but [...]

Minor murdered in South Creek Belize City

There are two murders to report tonight in the Old Capital. The first involves a minor who was shot several times to the head as he made his way home [...]

Ride by murder of 18 year old on Dolphin Street

The second murder claimed the life of another teenager on Sunday night who may have been in the wrong place at the wrong time. A gunman on a bicycle was [...]

Shooting Victim passes away

There’s another victim to the violence. On Friday night we told you about thirty-nine year old Jessim Gladden who was hospitalized in a critical condition after he being shot multiple [...]

Former government ministers lose C.C.J. case

The Telemedia ruling by the Court of Appeal is not the decision from the court. The Caribbean Court of Justice, the final appellate court, has handed down a decision in [...]

Belizeans for Justice Member charged for insulting a cop

But in the lower courts, Danalyn Murillo first made the news as the grieving mother of Teddy Murrillo, who was killed in February 2010. Since then she has become a [...]

F.F.B. ordered to withdraw claim against ministry

Last week, Belize joined countries such as Iraq and Ethiopia to be banned by FIFA. And that is where the Football Federation of Belize led by its president Dr. Bertie [...]

B.E.L. says former C.E.O. dished out $2.7 Million in benefits

Today makes one week since the government nationalized Belize Electricity Limited. The company’s C.E.O. is Jeffrey Locke, and a new board has been installed, but the chairman remains Rodwell Williams, [...]

All roads lead to Orange Walk for P.U.P. Leader’s endorsement convention

On the political front, the People’s United Party held a huge convention in Orange Walk Central over the weekend. The “We dah blue” convention, aside from endorsing Party Leader John [...]

James Adderley sautés the stats for your sporting palate

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Week four of the Belize Bank super League playoffs brought a shocker that only could have come out of left [...]