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G.O.B. Settles Compensation for B.T.L. 6 Years after Nationalization

Six years after the first nationalization of Belize Telemedia, Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced this afternoon that an agreement had been reached to settle compensation for the telephone company which [...]

Close to One Hundred Million Dollars to be Paid as Part of Settlement

The settlement of B.T.L. comes on the heels of the settlement for the nationalization of the other utility company, Belize Electricity Limited.  But unlike B.E.L., there were numerous issues outstanding [...]

Nineteen Million Petrocaribe Dollars to be Used for Initial B.T.L. Payment

Forty-eight million U.S. dollars settles the BCB award. PM was also clear that B.T.L. will eventually take responsibility for the payment. The government will make the initially payment and some [...]

…Arbitration Tribunal to Determine Actual Compensation for Nationalization

Now, as it relates to the actual compensation for the nationalization of B.T.L., the PM agreed to rely on the NERA valuation of a dollar and forty-four cents per share [...]

How Much has G.O.B. had to Pay in Legal Fees?

Government gets to pay some one hundred and sixty two million dollars but how much has it spent on legal fees? There has always been speculation on that figure and [...]

Protest Outside of Faith Nazarene Primary, 25% Student Attendance Recorded

After a week away from classes, only a small amount of the four hundred students returned to the classrooms at Faith Nazarene in San Ignacio this morning. Having reached an [...]

Caretaker of May Pen Farm Butchered to Death

There were several violent incidents over the Carnival weekend in the city and in rural Belize district as well as in the south. But we start with a murder that [...]

Gun Violence Erupts Across Old Capital during Carnival Weekend

Back to the Belize District. As many as four persons were hospitalized for injuries sustained in the gun violence that started around nine-thirty on Saturday night. An off-duty female police [...]

Gunmen Spray Bullets on Antelope Street Residence, Two Persons Injured

Two hours later, police were called out to Antelope Street where two persons were injured in another shooting. Around eleven-thirty p.m., at least two gunmen reportedly fired a barrage of [...]

Sting Operations on George and Antelope Streets Yield Drugs and Firearms

The first two shootings on south side Belize City, it would appear, prompted a swift reaction from Eastern Division South and this morning between three a.m. and ten a.m., a [...]

Shooting on North Side Leaves Teens Injured

But there was a third shooting in the Old Capital, this time on north side. Nineteen year old Gary Young was shot on the wrist and a sixteen year old [...]

Sand Hill Resident Shot after Altercation over Bicycle

The spate of violence continued this morning.  In Sand Hill, a resident Brian Davis was shot near his house following a misunderstanding with a group of men over a bicycle [...]

BTV Joins COLA in Growing List of Demands Amid Guatemalan Dispute

A sustained campaign led by COLA continued today with new demands announced at a press conference held at the Radisson.  This time, the grassroots organization has partnered with the Belize [...]

COLA’s Sustains Anti-Government Campaign

COLA brought out a large number of supporters to the Santa Rita Room of the Radisson where President Geovanni Brackett once again demanded a boycott of trade and services with [...]

P.M. Barrow Responds to CWU on Pending Sale of FCIB Assets

On Friday, employees of First Caribbean International Bank, those belonging to the Christian Workers Union, staged a mass sickout disrupting the flow of business across various branches.  In Belize City, [...]

Government’s Role in Facilitating Sale Explained

P.M. Barrow, during his press conference this afternoon, explained government’s legal role in facilitating the sale of FCIB’s assets to Heritage Bank.  To circumvent the passage of the Vesting Act, [...]

Groundbreaking for Ecumenical Chapel at K.H.M.H.

Construction of a chapel is underway on the grounds of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where families will be able to congregate for spiritual upliftment. Funded by the Government of [...]

Sporting Highlights with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderely and this is Sports Monday.   We take you out immediately to the Norman Broaster Stadium inside scenic San Ignacio where Police FC hosted an [...]