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Penner Egged Outside Supreme Court

This morning, former Immigration Minister turned public pariah, Elvin Penner, had eggs, but it wasn’t sunny side up and it wasn’t for breakfast. The former U.D.P. Minister, who was fired [...]

Supreme Court Decision Scheduled for March 13th

Those protesters who gave Elvin Penner such a warm send-off had been gathered outside the Courtroom since before nine that morning. He was in court because COLA contends that when [...]

Mayor Bradley’s Vehicle Involved in RTA

Where is Mayor Darrell Bradley’s taxpayer-funded late model Toyota Hilux? That’s the question everybody’s been asking for a week now, and nobody at the City Hall is saying. Well, tonight [...]

CitCo Crowfooted for $2.5M Debt

And while the loss of his vehicle is surely bad news for the Mayor, there’s much more this week. On Thursday, and today, there were Court Marshalls at City Hall. [...]

BML Attorney Says Enough is Enough

Chebat says that the reason for the crowfooting is that the judgment remains unpaid despite them bending over backwards to reach some sort of arrangement with Mayor Darrell Bradley.   [...]

OW Teachers Stage Sickout

Classes had to be called off today at La Inmaculada School in Orange Walk Town. Students got to school on time but teachers were nowhere to be found. Their sickout [...]

Another Shooting in the City

There have been two murders in the past two days in the City and this morning, those homicides were followed by a shooting near the Wesley Church in the downtown [...]

One Man Detained for Cedar Street Shooting

As we said, two men murdered earlier this week. In the case of twenty-nine year old Herbert Bowden, who was gunned down on Cedar Street, one man is in police [...]

Leon Gomez, Guilty of Manslaughter

Twenty-three-year-old Leon Gomez has been on remand at the Belize Central Prison since April 2010, following the death of Salvador Martinez who was stabbed multiple times during an altercation among [...]

Belmopan Mayoral Candidates Debate

As it relates to political debates, they are far and few, but on Thursday night, Plus TV and the Evangelical Association Belmopan Branch, held a mayoral debate in the capital [...]

Marijuana Committee Releases Findings

Earlier this week, small quantities of marijuana were decriminalized in Jamaica where the use of marijuana is a cultural issue. It took that country fourteen years for its parliament to [...]

Decriminalization Vs Legalization

According to the committee, the decriminalization of the possession of marijuana is not to be confused with the legalization of the drug. Even if it is passed into law, the [...]

On the Campaign Trail in Benque

In the municipal elections countdown, there are only five more days to March fourth. Today, we headed west to Benque Viejo del Carmen where a councilor is aspiring for the [...]

Belize Looks At Convention Against Corruption

Belize has joined several other O.A.S. member states, including Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Trinidad and Tobago in consenting to receive onsite visits as part of the follow-up on the implementation [...]

5th Annual Street Art Festival Kicks Off

The Street Art festival has become a main event of the Institute of Creative Arts to showcase the diversity of the culture of art across the country. On Saturday, February [...]

Princess Casino Wing Evacuated After Fire Scare

The 2015 Fire Season has just started and already two major hotels have caught fire. In Belize City, a major catastrophe was averted when a fire broke out on Wednesday [...]

Belize City Man Gunned Down

The city has been relatively peaceful for some time as police beef up their presence on the streets. But in less than twenty-four hours, two persons have been murdered in [...]

Shooting Victim Succumbs

We say two murders in less than twenty-four hours because Wednesday morning’s shooting victim, twenty-one year old Ian Adolphus Jr., succumbed to his injuries just before five a.m. today. Adolphus [...]

Government/BGYEA Reach Mediation Settlement

The Belize Grassroots Youth Empowerment Association had its day today, and it wasn’t even in court. The organization got one up on G.O.B. in the second mediation session to settle [...]

Harmonyville Plans To Proceed Soon

Matura-Shepherd says that the agreement will be taken to court and returned as a court order. She says that they expect implementation to go smoothly because they were very judicious [...]

F.F.B. Introduces National Team

With an ambitious calendar before them, the Football Federation of Belize today introduced the national ‘A’ selection team which, by next month, will be playing its first home game against [...]

F.F.B. Field Ready for Play

As we said earlier, the first international game for the national ‘A’ selection team will be played on March twenty-fifth at the FIFA sanctioned national field on the F.F.B. compound [...]

Slusher Back With the National Selection

The last time we heard from the Football Federation, there was an impasse between Assistant Coach, Charlie Slusher, and the Executive of the F.F.B.; Slusher was removed from the coaching [...]

World Cup Qualifier Set for March 25th

But football is an expensive sport. There is the cost for training of the players, salaries for the coaching staff and the players as well as the maintenance of the [...]

Still No Arrests in Murder of San Pedro Infant

In the wake of the gruesome murder of baby Daniel Espat in San Pedro on Tuesday morning, police have detained several individuals for questioning.  Initially, in the hours immediately following [...]