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Belize International Services Limited Appeals Decision of the Supreme Court

This morning before the Court of Appeal, Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay concluded submissions in an appeal challenging a decision handed down by Justice Michelle Arana, in respect of government’s compulsory [...]

BISL Wants Millions in Damages for IMMARBE and IBC Registry

While he would not disclose the figure that BISL is seeking in damages, Courtenay says that the arguments before the appellate jurisdiction are quite technical and that the case can [...]

G.O.B. says BISL was in Contravention of the Constitution

Notwithstanding the case put forward by BISL, government maintains that the company was in contravention of Section 114 of the constitution which speaks to public monies being deposited into the [...]

Armed Robbery at Nationwide Cash Express inside ICB San Pedro Branch

The spate of armed robberies of late has not been limited to Belize City.  This morning at eight o‘clock, a lone gunman entered a local branch of the Insurance Corporation [...]

DK Supermarket Rum Thief Gets Lucky

Accused rum thief Robert Flores is lucky to have escaped criminal charges after being caught red-handed stealing a bottle of Hennessey from DK Supermarket on Tuesday afternoon.  Footage of the [...]

Dwayne Davis Gets 14 Years for Manslaughter of Doctor Ivan Garcia

Thirty-seven-year-old Dwayne Davis, who pleaded guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter, six years after he was charged with the murder of Doctor Ivan Garcia, learnt his fate today.  After [...]

Jermaine Moody, Guilty of Manslaughter

Justice Adolf Lucas also handed down a ruling in the case of twenty-nine-year-old Jermaine Moody.  In the trial of judge without jury, Moody was found not guilty of murder, but [...]

The LGBT Flag Flies Atop the U.S. Embassy in Belmopan

Today, the U.S. Embassy raised the rainbow flag in Belmopan in commemoration of gay Pride Month in the U.S., but also to put the spotlight on Belize’s L.G.B.T.I. community.  While [...]

O.A.S. General Resolution on Human Rights and Belize

The United Belize Advocacy Movement and the Coalition of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender, Transsexuals, Travestis and Intersex of Latin America and the Caribbean are celebrating the adoption of the General Resolution on [...]

Cordel Flores Remanded for Trafficking over 25 Pounds of Weed

Freedom for twenty-nine-year-old Cordel Flores was short lived after his recent release from jail on a bail from the Supreme Court. Flores was back in court today, this time before [...]

Sheree Gillett is Charged for Burglary

Twenty-four-year-old Sheree Gillett appeared before Magistrate Aretha Ford for a charge of burglary.  The tour guide is also facing charges of common assault and damage to property, but she pleaded [...]

U.S. Chargé d’ Affaires Adrienne Galanek Prepares to Conclude her Mission in Belize

Chargé d’ Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Belmopan, Adrienne Galanek, leaves Belize in mid-July. Galanek first came to Belize back in 2015 as the Deputy Chief of Mission and [...]

PM Barrow on B.T.L. Advertizing Ban on Kremandala

In 2011 after its re-nationalization, Belize Telemedia withdrew all advertising from us here at Great Belize Productions, Channel Five. It took years for the government owned company to resume advertising [...]

$22 Million DC Sugar Expansion Project Ahead of Schedule at B.S.I.

A twenty-two-million-dollar project to expand and enhance production at the sugar mill at Tower Hill, Orange Walk is proceeding ahead of its schedule. The huge project was launched last year, [...]

A.S.R./B.S.I. Wants to Tap into CARICOM Market

According to Vice President of Industrial Relations at ASR/B.S.I., Mac MacLachlan, there are six different types of direct consumption sugars currently produced at the mills in Orange Walk. Now, while [...]

Jamal Galvez, National Geographic Explorer

Sea to Shore Alliance Programme Coordinator, Jamal Galvez visited out studios on Tuesday, but it wasn’t to report on the case of another dead manatee along the Belize City coast; [...]

The Vulnerability of Marine Species to Acidic Sea Condition

A workshop was held today at the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute focusing on the susceptibility of certain marine species, including the spiny lobster and conch, to the acidification [...]

The Art of Preserving Antiquities

The National Institute of Culture and History through the Museum of Belize, in cooperation with the Science Museum of Minnesota is hosting a three-day workshop that concluded today. The training [...]

Businessman Omero Campos Remains Missing After Being Abducted from San Narciso on Sunday

The family of a San Narciso businessman is with bated breath tonight following his kidnapping on Sunday. Omero Campos left his family and home in the village heading to his [...]

Community and Police Team Up to Arrest Fleeing Robber after DK Holdup

DK Supermarket is located at the entrance of the City where road works are ongoing. That location is heavily trafficked by commuters on foot as well as by vehicles. All [...]

Stepfather Shamir Myvett is Charged for the Accidental Shooting Death of Daisy Acevedo

The family of six-year-old Daisy Acevedo is still reeling from her shooting death on Monday morning in San Pedro, reportedly at the hands of her two-year-old sister.  Despite the family’s [...]

Andrew Willoughby is Convicted of the Murder of 11-year-old Daniel Matura

The shooting death of an eleven-year old boy shocked his family and the community back in May 2012. Six years later, the court has found that Andrew Willoughby is guilty [...]

PM Barrow Addresses Increases in Fuel Prices

Two weeks ago, in a press release G.O.B. promised that the prohibitively high fuel prices would go down at the next shipment. Well, that has shipment arrived. But over the [...]

The Cabinet Reshuffle Explained…

Since it is the first time today that the media had the ears of the Prime Minister in recent times, the issue of the cabinet reshuffle was raised. Up until [...]

…PM Barrow Responds to Opposition on Senator Barnett’s Re-assignment

Minister Hugo Patt takes over command at Natural Resources on June twenty-fifth, succeeding a string of four ministers in recent years in a Ministry that has been rife with corruption.  [...]