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Channel 7 owner/Telemedia chairman says loan is illegal

When the government nationalized Telemedia on August twenty-fourth, Prime Minister Dean Barrow said that would bring an end to litigation. Well that was wishful thinking because the government now finds [...]

Telemedia director says connection offer made to Smart

On the high handed disconnection late last week of Smart’s international services which affected its ninety thousand subscribers, Director Carla Barnett said that an offer has been made to SMART. [...]

Smart int’l services restored, but not Ladyville connection

When we checked with Smart this afternoon, Ian Courtenay, Public Relations Representative, told News Five that the company’s international service was back on stream and that it is further requesting [...]

Net Vasquez says Telemedia profits are down

When the Government nationalized Telemedia, it took over a profitable company. But if you are expecting rates to go down, do not hold your breath because there was a different [...]

BTIA’s says it’s hopeful amidst bleak tourism season

The number of visitors to Belize has declined by five point two percent and stakeholders in the Tourism Industry are feeling the pinch of the economic downturn. On Tuesday, a [...]

Las Vegas Casino owner gives his version of shootout

Heading north, two of four Belizeans who have been imprisoned in Mexico for over a year have won an appeal against their conviction and have been freed by a judge. [...]

Robbery at GS-COM caught on video

In Belize City, robbers jacked a computer business and made away with thousands of dollars. GS-COM, a computer and accessories outlet on Baymen Avenue was held up by two armed [...]

Man testifies to witnessing rape and murder

In court news, the murder trial of two Belize City men continued today in the Supreme Court with submissions on their behalf. Lindsdale Franklin and Ryan Herrera are accused of [...]

“Popeye” returns to prison on robbery charge

Also in court, a twenty-seven year old Belize City man who was released from prison on bail only two weeks ago was sent back to the Hattieville Prison. Michael Foreman, [...]

Aunt tried to remove 4yr old from home prior to his death

The electrocution of a four year old preschooler on Monday at first blush was an open and shut case. But his aunt has been sounding the alarm to the authorities [...]

Baldwin family home gutted in fire

Shortly before ten this morning a fire erupted at a wooden bungalow at the corner of Magazine Road and Ebony Street. By the time the fire department could get to [...]

Andy Palacio lecture and tribute song in Belize City

He passed away two years ago, but Andy Palacio still lives in the hearts and minds of Belizeans. The artist, who placed Belize on the world music charts, was remembered [...]