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Smart moves against Telemedia.; injunction blocks interruptions

On Monday Smart, a subsidiary of Speednet filed an application for an injunction against the telecoms giant, Telemedia, and today it scored a victory in the courts that will restrain [...]

Hayward begins arbitration proceedings against government

Still on the telecoms industry, when the Government expropriated Telemedia in August, it just might have taken on the mother of all legal battles. To add to the slew of [...]

Leonel Donaire bound and executed

There was an execution style homicide in the City between Monday night and Tuesday morning. It involves a mechanic who was brutally murdered some time during the night and left [...]

Man who knocked down couple charged for fatality

And before the courts, the Honduran taxi driver who knocked down a couple on the Burrell Boom Road at around seven o’clock on Saturday night was arraigned today. Fifty-six year [...]

“Yellow” charged for attempted murder of Jermaine Belgrave

Also in the court, a Belize City man was charged in connection with one of the latest shooting incidents in the old capital. Twenty-eight year old Michael Henry, also known [...]

Businesses help public cope with financial downturn

In news of an economic nature, the recession has infiltrated every nook and cranny and it does not seem to be escaping anyone. But amidst the hard times there are [...]

DOE hasn’t been consulted about Jamaican fishing company

On Monday night we reported that the vessels of a Jamaican Fishing company had docked in southern Belize to, among other things, begin fishing for the export market. That company, [...]

Mother claims doctor punctured baby’s lung

A young mother is claiming that her daughter has a slim chance to live after doctors allegedly punctured the baby’s lungs. Kamecia Shiel says that on November twenty-seventh, she took [...]

Casino boss’ first interview since release from Mexican prison

George Hardie Junior of Las Vegas Casino is back in Belize and in his first interview since his release on Saturday night, he told News Five that he is leaving [...]

George Hardie Jr. gives version of shooting incident

When it comes to what actually took place on July thirteenth 2008 between Hardie Junior, his security guards and the two Mexican nationals, there have been several versions of the [...]

Cuba-CARICOM Day celebrated

Although it is not a full member of the CARICOM block, Cuba along with the CARICOM grouping is today celebrating the thirty-seventh anniversary of relations. Back in 1972, a joint [...]

Marion Jones’ Olympic medals redistributed

In other news, Belizean track star Marion Jones proudly raised the Jewel’s flag at the 2000 Sydney Olympics where she won five medals; three gold and two bronze. But she [...]

‘All you Need is Love’ sang in Belize and around the world

The internet, at its inception, was said to be a medium through which the world would be brought together. And now Starbucks, the international coffeehouse chain, has decided to take [...]

Watercolor paintings of Joseph Chiang at Image Factory

There is an art exhibit of the self titled works of Joseph Chiang on display at the Image Factory. Chiang is the artist who won the design competition that resulted [...]