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Arguments in B.T.L. case continue in Supreme Court

Preliminary arguments in the ongoing legal battle involving Belize Telecommunications Limited were heard today by Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh. The claim of Gilbert Smith, representing the B.T.L. Workers Trust versus [...]

I.C.C. seeks U.S. $200 million arbitration

In related news, we have been informed by Jeffrey Prosser’s Innovative Communication Corporation that, in addition to its ongoing lawsuit against the Belize Government in Miami, it has given G.O.B. [...]

Govt. appoints new board for D.F.C.

The embattled, demoralized and–did we forget–bankrupt, Development Finance Corporation finally has a new board of Directors. Leading the attempt to revitalize the government lending institution–or at least give it a [...]

First ever Mennonite legislator?

They first came to Belize back in 1958… And now almost fifty years later, the first Mennonite Belizean has been nominated by a major political party to run for a [...]

Guatemalan woman dead in Cayo stabbing

An alleged drunken brawl has left a twenty-three year old woman dead and another woman behind bars. San Ignacio police report that the killing took place around eleven-thirty on Sunday [...]

Patron shot in city bar robbery

Belize City police are looking for two men who robbed a bar and wounded one of its patrons. The incident occurred around eight on Sunday morning when the suspects entered [...]

Beauty queen jacked at rock concert

Andrea Elrington may have become a household name when she represented the country in the Miss Universe Pageant last month… but all that recognition did not stop two armed robbers [...]

Tourists touched in Pine Ridge hold-up

Armed robbers were also active in Cayo’s Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve over the weekend as a local family and van full of tourists were victimized near the Rio Frio [...]

City man charged with carnal knowledge of 14-year-old

A Belize City man has been charged for engaging in sex with a fourteen-year-old. Thirty-five year old Bert Abraham has been charged with four counts of carnal knowledge. Abraham was [...]

CARICOM leaders meet in St. Lucia

The twenty-sixth CARICOM Summit convened in St. Lucia on Sunday and Belize’s delegation was led by Deputy Prime Minister, Johnny Briceño. High on the leaders’ agenda is the implementation of [...]

C.Z.M.A.I. reacts to fire at Goff’s Caye

A fire at Goff’s Caye has destroyed a large thatch-roofed structure used by visitors. Police are still trying to find out what started the blaze that totally destroyed the palapa [...]

Latest Courts winner takes home $3,000

B.T.L. Park in Belize City was the venue for the latest Courts Spin to Win show. After much entertainment and fanfare, lucky customer Irma Figueroa Pleytes, whose name was drawn [...]

Excellence tops Brilliant in game 1 cricket

Good evening, I?m James Adderley with this fresh dish of Sports Monday. The Harrison Parks National Cricket Tournament staged game one of the three game championship series for 2005 at [...]