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Chief Justice agrees to review Chalillo decision

After three years of taking their case to the court of public opinion, both local and international, environmental activists have won the first round in a court of law. This [...]

Brother v. brother in Supreme Court

Representing the applicants on the other side of the aisle is none other than Denys Barrow’s own brother and Leader of the Opposition: Dean. Dean joined the case late in [...]

Accident victim’s family seeks answers

He was killed over the weekend in a traffic accident and today the family of Terry Huang is asking the public for help in determining exactly how he died. According [...]

New Orleans hospital helps Belize

Since the Belize City Council established a Sister City relationship with New Orleans two years ago, CITCO has received around two million dollars worth of medical supplies and treatment from [...]

Educators seek new high school curriculum

Education: It takes the biggest chunk out of the national budget and is probably the most important factor in defining the nation’s future. This morning those who determine the overall [...]

Children look for answers to crime

As part of Children’s Week, the nation’s media houses were asked to bring young people into the newsroom and show them the ins and outs of journalism and broadcasting. At [...]

Supreme Court affirms dismissal of Meerabux

After weeks of anticipation, the verdict deciding the judicial fate of former justice George Meerabux is in…And his dismissal stands. In front of a packed courtroom, Justice Christopher Blackman denied [...]

Lawyer says Meerabux will appeal

Blackman then went on to dismiss the two claims by Meerabux that he was neither notified of the council’s decision or the charges against him. The judge found that based [...]

“Tilliman” apologises for kicking teammate

His misbehaviour on the football field may not have reached constitutional proportions, but that did not make the actions of Norman “Tilliman” Nunez any less disgraceful. On Sunday at the [...]

Losses mount at BSI

Last week we reported on problems at the Tower Hill Sugar Factory, primarily complaints by farmers that the facility was not processing their cane fast enough. Today, a briefing from [...]

IDB loans funds for land project

Belize’s land registry has been expanded and the Ministry of Natural Resources has been computerised, thanks in part to the land administration project undertaken by the ministry last year. Today, [...]

Choral Society puts up money for music

It’s not the first time that a primary school has received musical instruments, but this morning’s donation to the Salvation Army Primary School was special. Thanks to the House of [...]

Youth Forum tackles society’s ills

While some youths were pursuing musical themes, others tried to work through some of the many perils of growing up in Belize. Judith Alpuche, Speaking to Youths “You have people [...]

Spanish lyrics prove lucky for karaoke winner

Last night marked just the second week of Channel 5′s Karaoke Television and already the competition is fierce. As usual, it fell to host William Neal to deliver the verdict [...]

Library inaugurates Internet service

If you think Internet access in libraries is a luxury available only to North American students, you’re behind time. This afternoon, the Leo Bradley Library in Belize City became the [...]

Mexican failure turns out lights in Belize

If you had trouble watching last night’s newscast, don’t feel bad, we had just as much trouble producing it. The problem was electricity–or more accurately, the lack of it. When [...]

Suit to stop Chalillo adjourned until Thursday

It may have been a coincidence, but on the morning after the year’s biggest blackout, environmental activists were in court trying one more time to throw a legal spanner in [...]

Verdict in Meerabux case comes on Wednesday

Court watchers won’t have to wait until Thursday for courtroom drama, as on Wednesday morning Justice Christopher Blackman will issue his long awaited decision in the constitutional application of former [...]

I.M.F. looks at Belize’s financial situation

For the next two weeks, representatives of the International Monetary Fund will be in Belize conducting an assessment of the state of Belize’s economy. According to a government spokesman, the [...]

Viola Myles: Going strong at 99

A look at the recent plague of fatal shootings in Belize City suggests that the value of life in the old capital has suffered a major devaluation. But while some [...]

Punta Boys: From streets to stage

You’ve heard of the Punta Rebels and may have danced to the sounds of the Griga Boyz. So you are forgiven if the subject of this next story seems familiar. [...]

Notice to viewers

We apologise for the late posting of the website, due to a nation-wide blackout last night.

Sunday shooting claims Bz. City teenager

Tonight, yet another Belize City family is in mourning after their teenage son was brutally murdered in the early morning hours of Sunday. The motive of the crime is still [...]

Three die in separate weekend accidents

The nation’s highways proved deadly this weekend after a series of traffic accidents claimed no less than three lives. According to police reports, around 3:45 on Friday afternoon, thirty-one year [...]

Sixteen injured in head-on collision in the north

In other unfortunate news involving asphalt, tonight sixteen people are recovering from injuries sustained during a traffic accident on Sunday. According to police, just after 10:00, a red pick-up truck [...]