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Stevedore murdered in Belize City

Just after eight o’clock on Tuesday night, a stevedore, Sydney “Smokey” Richards Junior was shot and killed in one of the city’s most dangerous neighborhoods.  The young man was heading [...]

Belize Chamber of Commerce tells GOB no to the 9th Amendment

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has issued a stern release, asking Prime Minister Dean Barrow to withdraw the proposed Ninth Amendment to the Constitution. The Chamber warns [...]

British Caribbean Bank taking GOB to CCJ to block the 9th

The British Caribbean Bank is going to the Caribbean Court of Justice based in Trinidad and Tobago seeking an injunction in respect of the hugely controversial proposed Ninth Amendment. The [...]

DPP’s Office wants 9 counts of Attempted Murder charge on Menjivar

The preliminary inquiry in the case against La Cabana Bar owner, Mike Menjivar, concluded today. The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is only pursuing charges against, Menjivar, after [...]

Glenn Tillett and daughter charged for handling stolen goods

On Monday, police raided the Belize City house of radio talk show host, Glenn Tillett. They reportedly found computers that had been stolen from the Embassy of El Salvador in [...]

Gilharry Bus case drives forward in Court

The fleet of buses of veteran operator, Froylan Gilharry, remains parked at his company’s garage in Corozal Town tonight. His fifty-eight employee were sent home in mid-June when the Transport [...]

Father and son steal 20 sacks of oranges

Also in court, a father and son who admitted to stealing oranges from a farm in La Democracia Village, which is managed by Ray Olgadez, have been slapped with a [...]

Family believes foul play involved, but no viewing of post mortem exam

After murder victim, Sydney Richard’s body, was taken to the morgue, the family, already distraught were upset that they were denied requests to witness the post mortem examination. There are [...]

Minister of Foreign Affairs gives government’s assessment of 9th Amendment

As we said earlier, there has been overwhelming opposition to the proposed ninth amendment to the constitution. We’ve brought you several views from legal minds, parliamentarians as well as the [...]

Sedi says if people vehemently oppose, 9th could be removed

The Foreign Minister is also of the view that if Belizeans are against the legislation, taking to the streets is always an option. But he said that if the people [...]

Said says some parts of Constitution overlooked in Constitution debate

Another perspective on the ninth amendment came from the former Prime Minister, Said Musa. Musa pointed out that if the content of amendments cannot be challenged in the courts, then [...]

Jane Usher Boulevard under water

Residents along the Jane Usher Boulevard have been on the newscast before complaining about the appalling conditions of the streets in the area. Now that the rains are pouring, the [...]

Philanthropist Dara dishes out to the needy

Joel “Dara” Robinson is well known for his primary school feeding program that runs throughout the academic year. This week Dara is holding his second summer food drive, in which [...]

SMART’s Campaign Challenge finds some winners

Competition in the telecom industry has brought about great promotional packages to the public. SMART, the smaller of two telephone carriers, has been most aggressive in its marketing campaign. On [...]

Duets still heating up the television screen

All eyes were on the Bliss stage on Tuesday night.  Whether you were a part of the live audience or at home watching Channel Five, you know that Group B [...]