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Court of Appeal meets in emergency session

It’s a most unusual, in fact from we know, the first time that the court of appeal was convened over an entire weekend and as early as six o’clock in [...]

Injunction temporarily stops the amendment

The appeal session was to start at eleven-thirty this morning, but was quickly moved up to eleven o’clock. Senior Counsel Denys Barrow assumed charge of government’s argument before the full [...]

Final ruling of Court of Appeal on 9th amendment slated for Tuesday afternoon

At a quarter to six, the attorneys came out of the Court of Appeals. Denys Barrow, the government’s lead attorney on the case said that it all boils down to [...]

Godfrey Smith says the case is good for democracy

The attorneys for Ricardo Castillo and Vaughan Gill are holding onto what pundits believe is a shoe string before justices Dennis Morrison, Manuel Sosa and Duke Pollard.  They faced a [...]

Fortis challenges nationalization of B.E.L.

The nationalization of Telemedia has led to the ninth amendment and just when the Government thought the litigation was dying down, another lawsuit has landed at its doorstep. On Friday, [...]

Hurricane Rina eyes Belize

There’s a hurricane watch in effect tonight from Belize City to the north. At this time, NEMO has declared red one. Tropical Depression number eighteen formed on Sunday afternoon and [...]

Senator Hulse says Senate shouldn’t vote on the 9th

While the Court of Appeal was hearing submissions on behalf of Vaughan Gill and Ricardo Castillo, in Belmopan the Senate was meeting as scheduled. By midday the Ninth was ratified [...]

Senate gives merits and demerits of 9th Amendment

Senator Henry Gordon on behalf of the Council of Churches also abstained from the vote siding with business senator Godwin Hulse. Senator Liza Shoman was the only opposition representative in [...]

Teenage murder victim knew his assailants

Another family grieves the murder of one its own in the wild cycle of violence. At the crack of dawn on Sunday morning, Frank Usher, a minor was shot and [...]

2 deaths in P.G.; but is it foul play?

There were two unusual deaths reported in the Toledo District this weekend and one of them may have involved foul play. Just before six o’clock on Friday morning, the body [...]

Duo charged for attempted murder of Justin Teck

Sixteen year old Justin Teck came within inches of death after he was shot to the head on September twenty-seventh. Almost a month later, the teen is recovering and today, [...]

Another minor alleged sexually abused by man she knew

Another minor has been sexually abused by a man she knows and trusted. This time, the victim is an eleven year old primary school girl, who alleges that she was [...]

Church Pastor accused of molesting a male minor

Two weeks ago, a US pastor was charged for sodomizing three brothers. And tonight, there is very disturbing news coming out of the community of Roaring Creek of the sexual [...]

Huge Xatero camp discovered in the Bladen Nature Reserve

In our recent poll on the security of our borders, an overwhelming number of persons did not have confidence that the Belize Defence Force could man the borders. Well tonight, [...]

Oops! Cops raid home of P.U.P.’s Dr. Greg Garcia

Up north, the house of prominent Corozal doctor and former P.U.P. area representative, Gregorio Garcia and his wife Narda, came under attack early this morning. At around two-thirty a.m. the [...]

Sports Monday with James Adderley

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The 3rd Annual Day of Races as presented by the UWI Open Campus yesterday reigned supreme on Marine Parade in [...]