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G.O.B. to Pay Fortis $70 Million for B.E.L.

The Government of Belize has gotten rid of one albatross which has been hanging around its neck since June 2011. That’s when government nationalized Belize Electricity Limited, seizing seventy percent [...]

Fortis Receives 33.3% Shareholdings in B.E.L.

The Prime Minister says he is confident that the new and improved relationship will work out, and if it doesn’t, there is a clause which allows Fortis to sell its [...]

Special Session of Cabinet to Discuss Fortis Settlement

The matter of the settlement was taken to Cabinet in special session this morning, and will go before the House on Wednesday and the Senate on Thursday.  The Governor General [...]

…CCJ to be Notified of Settlement

According to the Prime Minister lawyers for both parties are currently notifying the CCJ of the settlement so where litigation is concerned, the matter is done. The prime minister acknowledged [...]

Double Murder in Camalote: Infamous Russell Hyde is Taken Down by Gunmen

There were four brutal murders over the weekend. One in the City, another in Teakettle and the most sensational double murder occurred at a feeder road in Camalote also in [...]

Kim Simplis’ Bodyguard Arrested and Charged for Murder!

So while there are no arrests for the murders of Hyde and Humes, a policeman assigned to the Special Patrol Unit has been charged for another murder. Authorities believe that [...]

Who Killed Toony and Why?

There’s one other murder to report tonight. In the City, a resident of the south side was shot multiple times and succumbed at the K.H.M.H.  Malik Gibson, also known as [...]

Police Say Major Crimes are Down in Belize City

But is community policing an effective approach to addressing the issue of crime and violence in the Old Capital?  According to Senior Superintendent Chester Williams, when compared to August 2014, [...]

Was DHS Michael Pitts Booted Out of His Office Before Retirement Deadline?

Director of Health Services Doctor Michael Pitts is retiring from his post as third in command of the Ministry of Health.  His departure however, is not without controversy, as News [...]

Marco Tulio Mendez Goes Back to Court

Embattled politician Dr. Marco Tulio Mendez was slapped with additional charges today when he appeared in the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court.  The P.U.P. Orange Walk East Area Representative was charged [...]

Trio of Thieves Arraigned for Stolen A/C Units

In court this morning, a trio was charged jointly with Handling Stolen Goods and one of the three was also charged with the theft of two air condition units from [...]

18 Counts of Forgery for Glenford Logan

A seventy-two year old man of the Buttonwood Bay area, Belize City, claims he is the recent victim of theft and is accusing a Buttonwood Bay mechanic of stealing over [...]

Community Family Day Brings Yarborough Youths Together

As many as six neighborhood teams converged on the Wilton Cumberbatch Field on Sunday where they all competed in a basketball tournament organized by Eastern Division South.  The initiative, part [...]

Pink Boutique Expands in the West

If you are a fashionista, you would easily recognize the Pink Boutique Brand. It already has branches in Belize City and San Pedro, and on Saturday, responding to a demand [...]

Sporting Highlights with Veteran Sportscaster James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   On Friday night, Central Bank forced a decisive 3rd game for the Interoffice Firms Division Basketball title with a [...]