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Marked man murdered in Old Capital

At news time, a person identified as Edward Lord, was shot and killed on Mahogany Street. The shooting took place at around five-thirty and Lord died on the way to [...]

New Nationalization law will not end the fight for Telemedia

Attorneys for the government are busy re-drafting legislation for the re-acquisition of the telephone company. It’s an astounding and contentious decision taken by Cabinet on Tuesday because only last Friday, [...]

P.M. Meets with Telemedia staff while BCCI prepares for legal meeting

Immediately after the interview, the Prime Minister met with the staff of Belize Telemedia along with members of the Board at the Princess Hotel.  The meeting lasted for close to [...]

Former U.D.P. Minister says GOB actions are criminal

As you know by now, the Prime Minister says the government will re-nationalize Belize Telemedia on Monday. That’s because its re-nationalization in 2009 has been found by the Court of [...]

Standoff between stevedores and Port of Belize Limited ends

The weeklong standoff between stevedores and the management of Port of Belize Ltd. ended this evening following a lengthy meeting mediated by Labor Commissioner Ivan Williams.  While both parties are [...]

Accident on Central American Boulevard

Shortly before five this evening, a Honda CRV was driving down Central American Boulevard when a vehicle coming off of Raccoon Street hit the rear of the Mini-SUV. The impact [...]

“I will not give up. I will keep on fighting.” Words of youth who fought to the end with tumor

In this newscast from time to time, we have shared the story of the courageous Christopher Bowman. For fourteen years he battled a tumor on his chest that progressively spread [...]

Taxpayers will pay all attorney fees for Telemedia case

The big story so far is now the renationalization of Telemedia. We have been getting the views from both sides and earlier you heard from Prime Minister Dean Barrow as [...]

Attorney General silent on seizures of multimillion dollar companies

While on the legalities, Hubert Elrington, referred to the current attorney general his former law partner B.Q. Pitts, who has not been heard from since the ruling of the Court [...]

Attorney says selling shares to private individuals is not nationalization

According to Attorney Arthur Saldivar, there appears to be another flaw in the government’s plan to re-nationalize the company. In a quick history lesson, Saldivar explains BTL’s roots as well [...]

Global Investment Banking and Securities Firm signals Lights Out for Belize

Last week’s nationalization of B.E.L. is being closely monitored internationally.  Standard and Poor’s was the first to send out distress signals threatening to lower Belize’s credit rating. Today, we came [...]

Colombians charged for 52 parcels of cocaine and weapons

In news from the courts, three Colombian nationals appeared in the Dangriga Magistrate’s Court after being busted on Saturday with fifty-three parcels of cocaine, five nine millimeter pistols and two [...]

Rueben Price charged for murder of SJCJC student

On Sunday night a student was brutally murdered and today another student was charged with his killing. Around eight-thirty that night eighteen year old Steven Perez was on Dolphin Street [...]

Activist, Moses Sulph, will sue government

Moses Sulph was fired earlier this year after his organization, the Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action (COLA), staged a campout protest in front of the Prime Minister’s Office in [...]

Oceana’s Conference brings 20 scientists who researched in Belize

OCEANA has been at the forefront of a campaign against offshore oil exploration and oil drilling and the impact on the fragile ecosystem. A team of well known scientists are [...]

Congratulations to Team Belize at Special Olympics Summers Games

You’ve probably heard of the riots in Greece, but there’s also good news from that country, where the Special Olympics Summers Games are taking place. Team Belize defeated Indonesia two [...]