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B.E.L.’s Earnings Doubled in 2014

The Belize Electricity Limited held its annual general meeting on Thursday night. Two major announcements were made at the closed-door meeting of the government-controlled utility company held at the Radisson. [...]

Court of Appeal Dismisses Speednet Claim

The two telephone companies were before the Court of Appeal which today concluded its second session for this year. First we go to the case of SpeedNet Communications Limited, the [...]

Court Upholds PUC Fees Per Channel

Attorney Lumor says the Court of Appeal helped to settle a major issue discussed in the court below – the exact meaning of the word “channel” as used in the [...]

Telemedia to Argue Divestment Case at the CCJ

The other case had to do with Belize Telemedia Limited and it involved a process which was more of a formality than anything else.  Today, the Court of Appeal granted [...]

Trade Winds 2015 – Diving the Caribbean Sea

Phase Two of the annual Trade Winds exercise is underway in Belize, as officers with various armed forces from across the region are taking part in a series of drills [...]

B.T.I.A. Pres. Says Consultation on Protected Areas Bills was Selective

Today, N.G.O.s continue to express serious concerns with two pieces of legislation allegedly tabled before Cabinet. This first is the brand new National Protected Areas System Bill and the second [...]

Says Amendments Would Negatively Impact PACT’s Function

Another concern with the N-PAS Bill is that it would establish a National Protected Areas Council, but only in an advisory capacity and not an administrative capacity as sought by [...]

Amendments Would Put PACT Board Under G.O.B. Control

And then there is a concern with the composition of the PACT Board of Directors, which would change significantly with the amendments which have been proposed.   Via Phone: Osmany [...]

Immigration Reality Costs Owner of Dream-Like Bar

At the top of the newscast you heard the Court of Appeal decisions. But the Magistrate Court was also busy with immigration matters. On Thursday, the Immigration Department was on [...]

American Writer Overstays Welcome in Belize

An American writer who came to Belize legally in December 2013 on a one month permit has been detained for over staying his welcome. Allan David Head was in court [...]

Toledo Woman Faces Loss of 45 Acres of Family Land

A woman from San Pedro, Columbia in Toledo has just found out that forty-five acres of land which has been in her family since 1952 has been sold out from [...]

Marcel Cardona’s Attorney Says his Client Not Sanctioned by the GLC

Attorney Godfrey Smith on behalf of another attorney, Marcel Cardona, has today issued statement on Cardona’s behalf. It is in respect of a recent media report that the General Legal [...]

Mental Health Stakeholders Participate in Workshop

More and more persons in the Jewel are living with mental health conditions, particularly in the elderly population. Today, a mental health and ageing workshop was held at the Belize [...]

Specialized Care for Elderly Persons is a Focus

Another setback says Nurse Eleanor Bennett is that Belize does not have the trained persons in geriatric psychology and health care that should be provided to those elderly persons that [...]

Placencia to Host 10th Annual Belize International Film Festival

The tenth annual Belize International Film Festival is set to open with a bang in the next few weeks at the Ocean Club in Placencia. The festival is competitive and [...]

Film Director Discusses Award Categories

The categories for which trophies will be awarded are for Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Best Short Film and Best Short Documentary and Best Animation. A new category introduced [...]

Carnival Season Kicks Off This Weekend

Carnival Season is almost here and the Belize Carnival Association is inviting you to their launch this weekend. Mas Bands, entertainers and fans will kick off the season that organizers [...]