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Gov’t defines public purpose in reacquisition of Telemedia

On June twenty-fourth, the Court of Appeal found that the government of Belize did not have sufficient evidence to take control of Belize Telemedia for a public purpose. Nevertheless, government [...]

Wholesale vendors irate about poor and wet conditions

Flooding is a usual occurrence during the rainy season and Monday night’s torrents caused many parts of the old capital to be affected by the downpour. One particular group that [...]

Dog drags corpse of infant; conditions of death unknown

Down south, Punta Gorda police are investigating the bizarre death of an infant in the remote village of Jalacte, a Mayan community adjacent to the Belize/Guatemala border in the Toledo [...]

Polls shows 80% of viewers do not feel safe in this country

There was a bundle of five questions in our last poll, the first being: Are you happy in Belize? The results were close with fifty-one percent of voters saying yes [...]

City Council says vendors could have found refuge in market

Earlier you heard angry vendors cast blame for the loss of produce squarely on the shoulders of the Belize City Council. Councilor Phillip Willoughby, who is responsible for markets, says [...]

Forger sells Zabaneh and Pie Marin’s Island

There are numerous reports surfacing about corrupt land practices that involve what appears to be a well established ring. Belize City businessman Israel ‘Pie’ Marin, manager of Belize Diesel and [...]

Family of 9 gets 3 days locked up for bullets

A family of nine, including three minors, spent three days in lockdown and appeared in court on charges for rounds of unlicensed ammunition that were found in their yard on [...]

Cops bust robbery in progress

A late morning hold-up took place today in the West Landivar area when two armed gunmen entered Eric’s Store on Bachelors Avenue where they proceeded to hold up the store’s [...]

Belize Telemedia Employees Trust will fight for ownership of company

We told you earlier that the reacquisition of Telemedia on Monday would trigger more litigation. Well true to form, according to the Belize Telemedia Employees Trust, it will continue to [...]

Former Clerk of National Assembly clarifies House proceeding matters

On Monday Senator Godwin Hulse abstained from voting on the B.T.L. acquisition because the new legislation had been provided just prior to the meeting. As recent as June twentieth, the [...]

Attorney Lisa Shoman explains Rule of Law

The debate on the acquisition of Telemedia is still raging. One of the most stated arguments deals with the rule of law. Did government disregard the rule of law when [...]

Lisa Shoman questions government appeal to CCJ

Government has already indicated that it will appeal the court ruling to the Caribbean Court of Justice. Shoman questions what’s the point of the appeal? Lisa Shoman, Senator/Attorney “If di [...]

House of Shotokan wins 20 medals at competition in Mexico

A team of karatecas from the House of Shotokan has returned to Belize with an impressive number of medals. The athletes squared off against seven hundred others at the Copa [...]

F.F.B. still suspended

While the karatekans brought home the medals, the Football Federation of Belize is still in limbo over the return match with Montserrat. The F.F.B. was suspended by FIFA when the [...]

20 marine scientists visit Turneffe Atoll

Twenty scientists, who have been doing intensive research in Belize for years, shared their findings at a two day conference sponsored by OCEANA. The scientists focused on the potential dangers [...]

The First Belize Design Week

The Institute of Creative Arts is holding the first ever Belize Design Week. The initiative is geared toward stimulating the interests of designers to continue producing local artistry for the [...]