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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 [...]

Government will renationalize Telemedia in spite of Court order

The crisis over Telemedia is far from over; in fact it will be long-drawn-out and is likely to create more instability and uncertainty in the telecoms sector at home; while [...]

Chamber of Commerce tells government to follow rule of law

One organization that has come out against nationalization is the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry. For that position taken in respect of the acquisition of Belize Electricity Limited, it [...]

P.U.P. urges both sides to reach a reasonable settlement

The opposition, People’s United Party, meanwhile, says that in the paramount national interest of Belize, it urges both sides to arrive at a reasonable settlement to this “crippling dispute and [...]

Attorney says GOB can’t offer compensation for private property

The government has been reacting with different interpretations to the ruling that declared that the acquisition of Telemedia was unconstitutional.  On Monday the Prime Minister told News Five that the [...]

Attorney believes P.M. is buying time for renationalization of BTL

The government is also claiming that there is no formal enforcement order from the Court of Appeal, giving Dean Boyce and his team the go ahead to reclaim their position [...]

Boyce Board speaks on indemnification

Dean Boyce continues to operate his parallel Telemedia office, issuing correspondences as Executive Chairman of the company. Today he reacted to a statement made on Monday by Prime Minister Dean [...]

Should the P.M. ignore Court of Appeal and retain control of Telemedia?

Tonight’s question is: Should the Prime Minister ignore the ruling of the Court of Appeal and retain control of Telemedia? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to [...]

Raul’s roses yell fire and garden burns to the ground

The Fire Department headed to the Northern Highway around five thirty this morning after they received frantic calls from various persons. Raul’s Rose Garden, the famous brothel, was up in [...]

Police make bust of over fifty kilos of cocaine

A sizeable drug bust netting fifty-three parcels of cocaine was made on Saturday in the Stann Creek District. The police reported today that three Colombian nationals have been arrested and [...]

Senior Citizen murdered in Unitedville

On Monday night we told you that the body of Anthony Trapp, a resident of Unitedville, was discovered after his sister reported him missing. Today a postmortem conducted on the [...]

Prime Minister speaks against package given to former B.E.L. executives

Turning to the other company that has been nationalized, that’s B.E.L. Chair of B.E.L., Rodwell Williams said on Monday that the financial package that the former Belize Electricity Limited Board [...]

Lynn Young sets the record straight on former executives

The package was paid to five senior managers as well as two Canadian engineers.  The argument from the government controlled company is that Young’s decision to terminate the services of [...]

Former B.E.L. C.E.O. says Fortis is weighing its options

When asked whether B.E.L. will consider legal action against the Government of Belize in light of the precedent that was set in the Telemedia nationalization, Young said that the legislation [...]

Special Olympics Athletes win in Greece

A delegation of eight Special Olympics athletes are in Greece, making their debut in the Summer Football Games, which started on Saturday. Team Belize played its first game today against [...]

Murder trial of woman who set man on fire begins

A resident of Rancho Dolores Village was set on fire and left to die on December thirty-first, 2008 and his common-law-wife is now on trial for Murder. Veola Elvira Pook [...]

Bus owner Gilharry encounters a roadblock in Court

Northern bus operator, Froylan Gilharry, filed for a judicial review of the revised bus schedules, claiming that he lost all his profitable runs. That matter comes up on July twenty-first, [...]

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 [...]