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Said Musa wins 1st round; CJ grants judicial review

Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh today granted former Prime Minister Said Musa judicial review of Magistrate Earl Jones’ decision to commit him to stand trial in the Supreme Court. Musa is [...]

Status of retired judge may affect convictions

Meanwhile, in the Court of Appeal, the case of Elvis Myers was heard today and the outcome may have bearing on some other cases that were tried by Justice Troadio [...]

C.C.J. to be discussed at CARICOM Conference of Heads

And the regional Caribbean Court of Justice has been ratified by twelve of the fifteen countries that make up CARICOM and with the CARICOM Summit scheduled for tomorrow; the issue [...]

CLICO under Supervisor of Insurance control

In other news, at least ten Heads of CARICOM, including Jamaica, Barbados, Guyana, and Trinidad have arrived in Belize for the twentieth Inter-sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of [...]

Zenaida Moya sworn in for second mayoral term

She endured a rough ride leading to the municipal elections but Belize city U.D.P. Mayor Zenaida Moya pulled through and made history, becoming the old capitol’s first two-term female mayor. [...]

Ousted minister blames deputy PM for demotion

A day after he was stripped from Cabinet, Marcel Cardona is talking and he is laying blame on the deputy prime minister. While Cardona is refraining from giving interviews, he [...]

Cubans will be deported back to their home

The plight of the Cubans who were stranded about fourteen miles north of Middle Caye near the North Light House on the reef on February fourteenth has not been resolved. [...]

Adult and minor charged for robbery/shooting of tacos vendor

In other news, police have charged eighteen year old Tariq Tzul of West Street in Belize City for the crime of Attempted Robbery. A seventeen year old minor who was [...]

Post mortem confirms villager was strangled to death

In last night’s newscast we reported that police found the body of Jose Manuel Salazar, a sixty-seven year old Belizean labourer of Carmelita Village, in the Orange Walk District. A [...]

M.O.A. signed to improve small famers’ productivity

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) have signed a memorandum of agreement. The project seeks to increase small farmers’ productivity for [...]

Mary’s Open Doors receives donation

Mary’s Open Doors is a non-governmental organization located in San Ignacio that assists victims of domestic abuse in the west. And as the scope of its work grows, so does [...]

Barry Bowen discusses case against G.O.B.

The case of Barry Bowen and the Landowners Association versus government was in the headlines right up to the end on February thirteenth, when the C.J. ruled against government’s proposed [...]

Former Acting Chief Meteorologist retires in April

Former Acting Chief Meteorologist Ramon Frutos has been more active than all the hurricane seasons combined. After decades of experience forecasting the weather, his career in public office is coming [...]