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9th Amendment: access to the courts; a question of procedure or content?

There is growing criticism and unease to the proposed Ninth Amendment to the constitution which the Bar Association says it will likely challenge in the courts. There are ninety days [...]

Marlon Woods named as suspect in blunt object murder case

A Belama resident succumbed to head injuries early Monday morning after being bashed on the head with a blunt object that is yet to be identified. It would follow that [...]

Parham Brothers acquitted of murder; amnesia afflicts witnesses

In the Supreme Court, the last murder trial with jury concluded today since trials without juries are now in effect. The Parham cousins, who were accused of the murder of [...]

Are your rights eroded if amendments go unchallenged in Courts?

Tonight’s question is: Do you agree that your rights are being eroded if constitutional amendments are unchallenged in the courts? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to [...]

FIFA Forces F.F.B. election in months to come

There is significant progress to report on tonight in football.  A delegation from FIFA concluded a second round of meetings with representatives from the Ministry of Sports and the Football [...]

Under 17 Youths play basketball in Puerto Rico

Discussions on football are ongoing, but basketball continues to bounce its way to the future. The Under Seventeen national team has been selected and on Monday the youths left for [...]

…While females take volleyball to Costa Rica

The Under Seventeen basketball team returns to Belize next week Monday. The boys aren’t the only athletes who are making an impression on their Central American counterparts.  The Central American [...]

Is the 9th Amendment the will of the people?

Now back to the proposed ninth amendment. On Open your Eyes this morning, Hubert Elrington questioned the wisdom of his younger brother, Sedi, the current Foreign Minister whose defense of [...]

Still on the Proposed 9th; Hubert Elrington denounces it

Hubert Elrington also says that the idea that government can protect utilities is illusionary since in an economic meltdown, the financial institutions would require their immediate privatization. Hubert Elrington, Attorney [...]

Toledo Villages experience flood

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) has issued two advisories today for residents of the south. Torrential rains have affected several low-lying communities in the Toledo District including the villages [...]

British Forces radio, BFBS, end of an era—signing off permanently in Belize

It is the end of an era for one of the most popular radio stations in the Jewel. So, for the thousands who have kept their dial on 99.1 FM, [...]

Exhibition shows talent from Mexico

On Thursday the Institute of Mexico will open an exhibition titled ‘Cinco Mas Uno’. The exhibition, which will feature the work of six distinguished Mexican artists, will showcase contemporary and [...]

Poets and videographers express their Youth Voices

Over the last two weeks over fifteen Belize City youths attended a workshop on documentary storytelling. International filmmakers, The Fantauzzi Brothers, who are here on their annual pilgrimage, trained the [...]

KTV Duets; the hottest family show in the land

It’s another sold out show as the contestants on KTV Duets are bringing out fans and supporters from all corners of the country to enjoy the live performances of original [...]