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Orange Walk Mayor charged in fatal traffic accident

Four days after he knocked down and killed two people, Orange Walk Town Mayor Ravei Gonzalez was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrates’ Court on two counts of Causing Death [...]

Case of Venezuelan millions takes another legal turn

Litigation involving the Belize Bank continued in the Supreme Court today before Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh. Through its attorney Nigel Pleming, the Bank filed what is being referred to as [...]

SolGen says outsourcing is expensive but necessary

In our coverage of these various cases, we have noted that several private attorneys have been arguing the Government’s position in court. Earlier this week Solicitor General Tanya Herwanger told [...]

Accused killer granted appeal for separate charge

In news from the Court of Appeal, an accused killer awaiting retrial for Murder has been granted a new trial for a separate charge because of a technicality. In mid [...]

Belize City car jacking leads to high speed chase/shootout

High speed police chases are the kind of stuff you normally see on North American news channels but that’s exactly the scene that played out in Belize City this afternoon. [...]

Caretaker critical after butane gas explosion

In other dramatic news, an explosion on St. George’s Caye has left a caretaker in critical condition. Forty-eight year old Alburn Stevens is hospitalised with second degree burns to eighty [...]

Kidnapped businessman says attackers pretended to be police

Meanwhile, police still have not made any arrests following Monday evening’s kidnapping, robbery and murder. Official investigations have spanned several communities in Belize and Guatemala. However, police say that all [...]

2005 Central Bank report reveals F.C.I.B. law violations

Earlier this week we highlighted the case of Financial Intelligence Unit versus the Belize Bank for suspicious banking transactions. But tonight a report conducted three years ago apparently found another [...]

U.N.D.P. donates hurricane relief skiff to NEMO

Three weeks after Tropical Storm Arthur claimed five lives and caused more than fifty million dollars in damage, life in the Belize and Stann Creek districts is slowly returning to [...]

Tourist still recovering from April boating accident off Placencia

It never made it to the police blotter, but a diving incident in Belizean waters has left a Canadian tourist critically injured and hospitalised since April. According to an article [...]

Holy Redeemer Stingrays are champs of Science Quiz Bowl

They’ve been hitting the books for more than a year now and this week primary and high school students from across the Belize District faced off in a science competition [...]

Energy workers to meet with mediators over wage increase talks

One week ago Belize Energy Workers Union and Belize Electricity Limited launched a public battle in the media, with both sides accusing the other bad faith. BEWU threw the first [...]