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Lord Michael Ashcroft says Belize Bank uses Barrow and Williams

The last time we interviewed Lord Michael Ashcroft was back in February 2009; that was before Telemedia was first nationalized. He hasn’t been to Belize since then and we had [...]

Compensation not paid 22 months after 1st nationalization

According to Michael Ashcroft, compensation has not been paid twenty-two months after the first nationalization of Telemedia yet government has taken in a hundred million dollars in shares. Ashcroft also [...]

Chamber receives short response from P.M.

On Monday night we reported that the Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry had forwarded a resolution to Prime Minister Dean Barrow calling on the government to obey the rule [...]

FIFA and UNCAF reps meet with Ministry of Sports

Three international soccer officials met with government officials on Monday night and early this morning. Raphael Salguero, a member of the FIFA Emergency and Executive committees, along with Rafael Tinoco, [...]

Asian businesses close down in Benque after murder

Orange Walk businessman Zhou Ang Tan was gunned down inside his store, Tony’s, on Friday night during a robbery.  According to politician Lee Mark Chan several businesses closed in Orange [...]

Are preventative detention measures too draconian?

Tonight’s question is about crime: Do you believe that the proposed preventative detention measures are too draconian and will rob Belizeans of their personal liberties? Send your comments and responses [...]

Lord Ashcroft says GOB doesn’t want independent assessment of Telemedia’s value

Earlier we heard about the prime minister’s law firm doing business for the Belize Bank. The prime minister admittedly continues to enjoy his share from Barrow and Williams. Michael Ashcroft [...]

P.U.P. does not support amendment on Preventative Detention

Turning to the proposed constitutional amendments that were introduced in the House of Representatives on May thirteenth. The Leader of the Opposition on Monday wrote to Minister Patrick Faber as [...]

Neon Plastics Cathy Barothy speaks about detention and not paying GST

Well-known Belizean entrepreneur Cathy Barothy is among a list of thirteen business owners who the GST Department singled out for over eleven million dollars in unpaid sales taxes.  Last Tuesday [...]

Minors shot on George Street

Two minors are tonight recovering from gunshot wounds following a shooting incident in one of the Old Capital’s gang ridden neighborhoods on Monday night.  Shortly before eight o’clock police visited [...]

Belizean poker player at World Series of Poker Hold ‘Em Championship

The World Series of Poker is a big sporting event that requires the ability to play cards, lots of luck and of course a poker face. Event number fifty eight [...]

600 pound man passes away

In April we introduced you to a former truck driver who, at the time, weighed in at six hundred pounds. The Cayo resident’s weight spiked due to an underactive thyroid [...]

Taiwanese delegation launches cultural exchange program at IT-VET

Belize is among a small group of twenty-three countries that has relations with Taiwan. As part of Taiwan’s diplomatic outreach, youth ambassadors are deployed to the various countries. In Belize, [...]

High school students show talent with short film productions

SMART’s generosity extended to the creative arts today. Along with the Belize Bank, they sponsored awards for both the Belize International Film Festival and the Belize Audio Visual’s high school [...]

Duets, Live on Five, Family Fun

You’ve heard about the audio visual industry, but the hottest show in town this summer is KTV Duets. Week two of Channel Five’s most watched television show continues tonight before [...]