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Three Hattieville residents perish in a traffic accident

As many as three persons were killed on Thursday night when a small car and a pickup truck collided on the George Price Highway. The stretch of road just before [...]

Man dies within hours of being shot by police in Los Lagos

The mother of twenty-one year old Ryan Lozano says her son was executed at the hands of the police. Lozano succumbed to injuries he received on Thursday afternoon after being [...]

Murder in Libertad

A man was murdered in the north of the country this afternoon.  Several accounts say that the man who was killed is known as Victor Chi, who also uses the [...]

Court agrees with Bar and calls for security of tenure for judges

The Bar Association of Belize has won a landmark case against the government of Belize with wide ranging implications for judges of the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal [...]

Amended Legal Act; will it be passed?

In early March, Attorney-General Wilfred Elrington launched what was considered in some quarters as a direct attack on the Bar Association. He proposed an amendment to the Legal Act which [...]

Massive dredging on la Isla Bonita; Deputy Mayor says no EIA has been done

There are more details tonight on dredging activities taking place in San Pedro and it appears that it is a case of putting the cart before the horse. As we [...]

Sanchez brothers freed of murder charges

Earlier this week in the Belmopan court, two brothers were freed of murder charges. Herson and Jose Sanchez were on trial for the murder of Belmopan businesswoman Rosa Cornejo which [...]

IMF concludes yearly review of Belize’s economy; how did Belize fair off?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded its yearly review of Belize’s economy on April eighteenth, 2013.  This exercise began in November, 2012 and is carried out with guidance from IMF’s [...]

City refuses to renew driver’s licenses if you owe the council

Streets in Belize City are being upgraded courtesy of the municipal bond that was successfully launched by the Belize City Council. But how will the council pay that debt?  Well, [...]

Revisiting the court ruling on oil contracts

OCEANA Belize spends as much time in the courtroom as it does on the ocean and two legal battles took place in court just this week.  The most recent included [...]

ITVET holds annual open day and fight night

The Institute for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Belize City today hosted its annual open day. It’s an event designed to showcase the talents and achievements of the [...]

Mexicans come to Belize for mixed martial arts competition

Belize’s history with full contact sports has been limited to rare amateur boxing. The crowds that attend thirst for and appreciate the fervor of the fighters who probably, once a [...]