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Small Protest Comes to Eamon Courtenay’s Law Offices

A handful of protesters headed to the steps of the law firm, Courtenay Coye LLP, on A Street this morning as the United Democratic Party heats up its campaign against [...]

Senator and Attorney Says It’s Democracy

The target of the protestors’ ire returned to his office just before they arrived. He had been at court for an unrelated matter and spoke briefly in response to the [...]

Eamon Courtenay Challenges Prime Minister on Conflict of Interest

The Government and the United Democratic Party are on a campaign claiming that Senator Eamon Courtenay is a textbook case of conflict of interest since he sits on the senate [...]

Explaining the Lawsuits Filed by Courtenay and Company

Courtenay says that the Crown Proceedings Amendment Law, which was passed at the same time as the Central Bank International Immunities Law, is not only unconstitutional, but a direct attack [...]

Courtenay Says Prime Minister Told Falsehood to Get Support for Immunities Law

On Monday during the People’s United Party’s press conference, the party’s legal adviser, Senior Counsel Andrew Marshalleck, gave reporters a primer on the issue of legal immunity. As he explained, [...]

Courtenay Says Senate Inquiry Doesn’t Miss Him

In a release issued last Friday, government claimed that Courtenay aborted the senate inquiry to travel to Washington on another case against Belize even though an important witness was to [...]

Personal Attack a Smokescreen for National Problems

But when all is said and done is the senator being used as a scapegoat to deflect from the major financial problems of the country, including a proposed increase in [...]

P.M. to New York to Talk to Superbond Team

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is headed to New York City again on Superbond business. The Government last week extended the time for response to its consent solicitation offer to February [...]

PAHO Director in Belize, Talks Cooperation

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Doctor Carissa Etienne, is on a working visit to Belize since Monday. She has been meeting with a number government officials, [...]

La Inmaculada Credit Union Challenges Former General Manager in Court

Former General Manager of the La Inmaculada Credit Union in Orange Walk has filed a lawsuit against the Governor of the Central Bank of Belize for her wrongful termination after [...]

Remanded for Nasty Sexual Assault on Child

A fifty-six-year-old man was slapped with a single charge of sexual assault upon a seven-year-old child.  Franz Hamilton was remanded to prison today when he appeared in court to answer [...]

Guatemala Busts Contraband Cigarettes Along Belize Border

There is a report tonight of a major bust of nine point nine million boxes of cigarettes by Guatemalan authorities in Peten.  The Guatemalan police say agents in Peten detained [...]

Michigan Delegation Visits Sarstoon with B.T.V.

Inclement weather on Monday did not stop the Belize Territorial Volunteers from making another trip down Belize’s southern boundary, the Sarstoon River. Belize is still without a protocol regarding trips [...]

Ombudsman Back in the Saddle for Third Term

In a brief ceremony held on Monday, February thirteenth, at the Belize House in Belmopan, Ombudsman of Belize Lionel Arzu, accompanied at the ceremony by his family, was sworn-in for [...]

Woman Buried Twice in Grave Mix-Up

There was a mix-up at the Lord Ridge Cemetery over the weekend and the body of Louise Foreman had to be buried twice—first on Saturday and then on Sunday. The [...]

Improper Removal of Bones May Lead to Charges

According to Cemetery Administrator Wayne Usher, the employee from Coye’s Funeral Home has since admitted to the mistake.  But this afternoon, Usher met with City Council attorneys to see if [...]

Remembering Rob Horwich and His Contribution to Community Baboon Sanctuary

Doctor Rob Horwich, an American primatologist and the founder of community co-management with the establishment of the Community Baboon Sanctuary in 1985, has died at the age of seventy-seven. The [...]

Fighting Back Against Unscrupulous Moneylenders: Attorneys Have Tips

News Five has been reporting on the case of Orange Walk resident Janine Vega and Laura and Julio Blanco of Pay Day and EZY Loans Pawning. Vega attempted to satisfy [...]