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Supreme Court Orders Senior Counsel Ernest Staine to Pay Off Monies Owed

No legal professional in Belize’s history has ever been incarcerated for misappropriation of money entrusted to them by clients, but this morning senior attorney, Ernest Staine, almost became the first. [...]

Bar Association Provides Legal Representation for Embattled Lawyer

With the facts of the case on display, the court appears to have little sympathy for a member of the legal fraternity who has committed serious wrong. And certainly, Staine [...]

Claimant’s Attorney Unimpressed with Staine’s Defense

As we told you earlier, today attorney Ernest Staine appeared unconcerned by the very real threat of prison time. Until just days ago, he had failed to obey orders of [...]

Eamon Courtenay Says General Legal Counsel is Dysfunctional

The accusation levied against Staine is by no means a rare one where attorneys are concerned. Traditionally, those complaints against attorneys should be taken before the General Legal Counsel, the [...]

American Tourist Perishes In RTA on George Price Highway

Before noon today, a delivery truck from the Hummingbird Citrus Limited Two- farm collided with a small SUV at mile thirty-one on the George Price Highway. One of three persons [...]

Do you believe there are irregularities in the finances of City Hall?

And tonight’s question is: Do you believe there are irregularities in the finances of City Hall?  Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your [...]

Christian Ebanks Acquitted of Firearm Offence…

Belize City businessman Christian Ebanks remains a free man tonight, following the dismissal of a single charge of unlawful possession of a firearm.  The charge was brought against the forty-year-old [...]

…Extradition Matter Still Pending

In court this afternoon, Ebanks testified that on the night before the GSU sting he was involved in a bitter dispute with his wife during which he informed her that [...]

Attorney for Bahamians Kelvin Leach and Rohn Knowles Says FIU Messed Up

Also in the Magistrate’s Court, Bahamians Kelvin Leach and Rohn Knowles were today back before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer. The Financial Intelligence Unit is contending that the men tried to [...]

Territorial Volunteers Encounter Illegal Guatemalan Fishermen Near Sarstoon

With sustained incursions by Guatemalan poachers into Belizean territory, along its terrestrial borders, a year-round issue for local law enforcement, military and coastguard patrols in the waters off southern Belize [...]

Guatemalan Military Patrol Also Within Belize’s Territorial Waters

According to Maheia, despite reporting the incident to local authorities, very little is being done to increase police and military presence in the area of the Sarstoon River.  In fact, [...]

Schakron Says She is Undaunted By Mayor Bradley’s Personal Attacks

On Monday, P.U.P. Mayoral Candidate, Yolanda Schakron, who is seeking to unseat U.D.P. Mayor Darrell Bradley in Belize City, held a press conference saying there are flaws in the audit [...]

A New Belize City Under Mayor Yolanda Schakron?

This morning, we also took the opportunity to ask the aspiring mayoral candidate about her plans for the city, if she is elected to office.   Yolanda Schakron, P.U.P. Mayoral [...]

Mek Mi Rich Responds to Allegations of Infringement of Intellectual Property

MMR Belize Limited which is the parent company of the television game show, Mek Mi Rich, is denying allegations of infringement upon intellectual property in a claim brought by Curtis [...]

Arson Suspected in Roaring Creek Fire

A man’s house was burnt down and he lost all his belongings in a fire on Monday. By the time the neighbors called for the fire truck, the structure and [...]

Corozal Businessman Robbed of Forty Thousand Dollars in Cash

A Corozal businessman of Indian extraction was robbed of a significant sum of money on Friday evening.  While the incident has flown below the radar, twenty-nine-year-old Mahesh Balani was relieved [...]

Placencia Police Bust Weed Shipment on Tropic Air Flight

In news from the south…Placencia Police intercepted a package containing weed at the airstrip in that municipality. Based on Special Branch intelligence, officers searched a package that arrived this morning [...]

P.U.P. Mayoral Candidate Cleans Up the Old Capital

Mayoral Candidate, Yolanda Schakron today teamed up with Port Loyola standard bearer for the P.U.P., Gilroy Usher Senior, and took to the streets of south side Belize City for a [...]

Tumor Patient Efrain Alvarado Needs Your Assistance for Treatment

The family of eleven year old Efrain Alvarado needs your help. He was first hospitalized back in October for chest pains and was later diagnosed with a minor tumor, for [...]