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G.O.B., S.S.B. and Central Bank can’t touch Telemedia dividends

Since it nationalized Telemedia in 2009 and again in 2011, the government has enjoyed at least thirty million dollars in dividends payments, some of which it used to finance its [...]

Dean Boyce/BCB withdraw application seeking Justice Awich’s recusal from nationalization case

In related news, the application for special leave to appeal to the CCJ against the decision of the Court of Appeal that Justice Awich didn’t have to recuse himself from [...]

Elderly man and a minor murdered in separate shootings in Lord’s Bank

Leading up to the Christmas holidays, three families are grieving loss of their loved ones. Of three persons who were murdered, two were from Lord’s Bank, Ladyville where less than [...]

Park Fest shooting leads to murder in Taylor’s Alley; 1 dead, 5 injured

Aside from the murders in Lord’s Bank, one man was killed in Belize City and five were injured. The mayhem started at a mass event at the BTL Park where [...]

2 men and a woman injured in City shootings

Three other persons were also injured in separate shooting incidents. Thirty-seven year old Darwin Middleton was shot on Caesar Ridge Road on Saturday night while a minor was shot at [...]

Government vehicle involved in traffic accident

One accident that did not make it onto the police blotter took place at the corner of Faber’s Road and the Western Highway involving a government vehicle that is believed [...]

Sudden death in the West and North

Two other men lost their lives on Friday. In the west, forty-three year old Carlos Bautista, a Guatemalan farmer of More Tomorrow Village, died unexpectedly while working on his farm [...]

55 year old man convicted of Carnal Knowledge of a 14 year old girl

A jury of nine persons unanimously found fifty-five year old Winston Dennison guilty of three counts of Carnal Knowledge of a fourteen year old girl. During the trial, the victim [...]

Self-professed MS-13 gang member charged and fined $500

Twenty-year old Angel Antonio Ruiz confessed to police that he is a member of the international criminal organization known as the MS-13.  His admission landed him in court today where [...]

F.F.B. president says MCC pitch badly damaged after concert

The MCC football pitch is usually the center of fan filled football matches. But instead of a game, this past Friday night, the MCC Grounds on Princess Margaret Drive was [...]

Charges for drugs and ammo result from GSU operations

The Gang Suppression Unit says it conducted successful operations over the weekend against gangs including the George Street and the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) operating in Belize City. In the first [...]

Restore Belize receives over $300,000 for Computer Assisted Learning

The Taiwanese Embassy stepped up to the plate today and delivered computers as well as software to Restore Belize.  The equipment will be used for the Computer Assisted Learning Program, [...]

Patrick Faber rounding up support for Deputy Party Leader seat

Minister of Education and party chairman, Patrick Faber picked up major support over the weekend in his bid for U.D.P. deputy party leader.  Faber hosted delegates from the entire Belize [...]

Football and Cycling dominate weekend sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Crunch time came Saturday night for the Placencia Assassins who needed to win by a goal to extend the [...]