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Belize City Mayor wins court battle against U.D.P.

In a dramatic decision handed down by the Court this morning, Justice Minette Hafiz granted two of three injunctions requested by Mayor Zenaida Moya-Flowers in her legal challenges against her [...]

Chief Justice gives Telemedia 48 hour deadline to hook up Smart

There was another remarkable decision in the court today and it has to do with the government controlled Telemedia and Speednet. Last Thursday executives of the country’s two telecommunications providers [...]

CJ also gives D.O.E deadline to monitor Chalillo and Macal

Speednet is not the only organization that has had to return to the court to get compliance. Almost like a case of déjà vu, a grass roots association from Cayo [...]

Delayed sugar cane season finally opened

It is one of Belize’s top exports and while production has declined, today’s reopening of the sugar cane season has brought relief to cane farmers in the sugar belt. That’s [...]

Tension rises along Belize/Guatemala border

The settlement of the Belize/Guatemala dispute may one day land before the International Court of Justice in the Hague, but that does not mean the end of incursions or conflict [...]

Police say crime is down… but is it?

Earlier this week, part of a study called the Male Social Participation and Violence Study in Belize, was released. The research will not be completed until June 2010 but the [...]

Guyanese national charged in US for human trafficking via Belize

Belize’s strategic location makes it a common port for transnational smuggling of illegal drugs, weapons and human trafficking. According to international reports, a Guyanese National was charged in the United [...]

Con-artist goes to prison for theft and deception

A con-artist, who goes by the names Gina Conorquie and Gina Jordan, ran into more trouble with the law on Wednesday despite five previous convictions under her belt. Well, Gina [...]

Shooting victim passes away at hospital

Sometime around five this morning, twenty-eight year old Dwayne Lopez died while receiving medical treatment at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Lopez was admitted last Monday evening after he was [...]

Robbers target Quality Poultry delivery truck

But the driver of a Quality Poultry delivery truck was more fortunate. Just after three p.m. today two thieves approached the vehicle, which was delivering chickens and turkeys for an [...]

Healthy Living walks to the doctor’s office in high heels

Earlier this year there was an event called “Walk a mile in her shoes”. It called on men to don a pair of women shoes and show solidarity for victims [...]