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CCJ rules Supreme Court to hear case over re-nationalization of Telemedia

A decision was delivered this morning in respect of the ongoing legal battles over the acquisition of Telemedia. Justice Michelle Arana’s court room, was packed with attorneys from both sides [...]

Fortis application to join as interested party is dismissed

The decision of the CCJ is to stay the appeal until the challenge of the second nationalization and the eighth amendment is determined by the Belize court; that trial is [...]

America’s Most Wanted fugitive captured in Punta Gorda

Another of America’s Most Wanted fugitives has been captured in Belize. This time the suspect is a woman wanted for a murder that occurred in Palmdale, Los Angeles in 2010. [...]

U.S. Capital Energy moving into Conejo Village

Seismic testing in protected areas in the south is in full swing despite strong objections from residents and non-government organizations, including the Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management. Tonight there [...]

Barranco Villagers say NO to Rosewood Extraction

Another hot button issue in the south is over rosewood extraction. On Tuesday Cabinet finally took some measures in respect of the illegal harvesting of Rosewood for the export market. [...]

Primary School student get unwanted haircut from his principal

Far west in the village of San Jose, Succotz, a mother is irate and looking for answers after a bizarre incident involving school officials. The parent, Maria Barrera, says that [...]

Karim Berges: Political poll number two is underway

Former U.D.P. Campaign Manager, Karim Berges, with technical assistance from Yasmine Andrews, recently released the results of a poll in respect of the upcoming elections.  In that survey several key [...]

New bus regulations and increased entry fees at Mexican Border

There are new concerns tonight in the transport industry. The Ministry of Transport issued a release today saying that it is in contact with the Mexican Embassy following the circulation [...]

Opposition against decreased period to investigate new voters

A statutory instrument was passed on January seventh. SI, number seventeen of 2012 extended the period for registration from January tenth to January twentieth. The period for verification of new [...]

Ombudsman contract not renewed

There’s news tonight that the contract of the Ombudsman, Cynthia Pitts, will not be renewed. Pitts is currently winding down her reports and is clearing her office in Belize City. [...]

UNESCO and Belize Literacy unit donate books to 26 schools

Is reading on the decline? Well, the Literacy Unit of the Ministry of Education and UNESCO are teaming up to encourage school children to pick up a book. Hundreds of [...]

St. Joseph Student shines in International Art Competition

There’s some exciting news new tonight involving a St. Joseph Student, Kastanea Cruz, who has now moved on to St. Catherine Academy High School. Cruz has placed third in the [...]

Stabbing victim needs blood to undergo surgery

In this newscast, we often carry pleas for financial assistance for persons who can’t afford medical attention. Well tonight, a Belize City man is in need of assistance, but it’s [...]

Father pleads for financial assistance for heart surgery for his son

There’s another Belize City man that needs assistance. Twenty-one year old Jermaine Elijio has been diagnosed with a serious heart condition and is in need of urgent surgery.  Elijio has [...]

Israeli photography exhibit launched at the House of Culture

Last year, Belize formally recognized Palestine as an independent and sovereign state.  It did not sit well with Israel, but relations have remained constant.  There are various initiatives, including scholarships, [...]

Healthy Living has the reasons why you should get an annual check-up

Most of us realize that it is important to have an annual checkup but not all of us follow through. If one of your resolutions for 2012 included getting healthier; [...]

More on the lowering of electricity rates

Turning to other news, on Tuesday the Public Utilities Commission said it had not received any objections to the proposed six point one-four percent reduction in electricity rates that it [...]