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Godfrey Smith’s Letter to Digicel

There is an ongoing row between the Bar Association and Prime Minister Dean Barrow. It became public over the departure from office of Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh and has become [...]

Smith says; if the Prime Minister apologizes, he might consider it also

Smith also told News Five that he would consider an apology under certain circumstances. Godfrey Smith, Attorney at Law “If the Prime Minister of Belize apologizes to the Bar Association [...]

Barrow insults attorneys who work for his former client

Attorney Godfrey Smith was not the only member of the Bar Association who Prime Minister Barrow threw under the bus. This morning on the airwaves, Barrow also insulted Senior Counsel [...]

Is it too risky for S.S.B. to invest $50 Million in B.T.L.?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think it is too risky for the Social Security Board to invest fifty million dollars in BTL shares since the company is mired in litigation [...]

Draconian legislation passed to prevent international arbitration

A battery of lawyers has been flown in by both sides in a challenge to the constitutionality of certain aspects of the Supreme Court of Judicature Act that was amended [...]

Chamber says, “The future of B.T.L. is fraught with uncertainties.”

As we have reported, the Social Security Board is required by government to invest fifty million dollars of pension funds in Telemedia. According to the PM, the prospectus will be [...]

Ashes, all that remains of alleged arson case that killed a family

An entire family perished inside their home in Buena Vista Village when it was burnt down on October second, 2006. But it was not the usual house fire, caused by [...]

U.S. Dep. Asst. Secretary of State discusses regional security issues

The United States Deputy Assistant Secretary State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Julissa Reynoso has been meeting with different government officials over the past few days. Reynoso’s portfolio covers Central America [...]

Honduras killing of bank robbery suspects under investigation

The story behind the killings of two Belizean wanted men who were linked to the Scotiabank robbery in March of this year is still under investigation.  The men, Alexander Edwards [...]

Last swing of the gavel for Chief Justice, Dr. Abdulai Conteh

Earlier in the newscast Dr. Abdulai Conteh spoke about his retirement as Chief Justice. But before he brought down his gavel for the last time, his peers, other justices and [...]

Visitors made deals but Expo Booths are now winners

Expo 2010 was held on the eighteenth and nineteenth of September. The public visited the event and walked away with deals. Today it was the winners of the best over-all [...]

Sanitation worker wins Lotto!

The Tropical Gaming ads for the lotto promise to make your dreams come true. Well, that proved to be more than just lip service for a Belize City sanitation worker [...]

Healthy Living trims the fat

How Healthy is Belize? That’s the question we ask tonight on Healthy Living. It’s a major concern for our growing population that is relying more and more on fast food, [...]

Chronicle of a Death Foretold; murder victim knew where he’d die

At news time tonight, there are two suspects in the latest homicide which took the life of BeJohn Martinez. The twenty-five year old was found clinging to life near the [...]

Scotia Bank Robbery suspects killed in Honduras

On Tuesday night we reported on an alleged incident in which Belizeans may have been killed in Honduras.  According to reports, three men who were detained in connection with a [...]

Mystic River Resort saves tourists who overturned on river

The number of visitors to the jewel may be picking up but an incident in the Cayo district on Tuesday may possibly land a black eye to the tourism industry.  [...]

Will phone tapping deter crime?

Last week, legislation was passed in the House of Representatives to legalize the controversial wiretapping of telephone calls or the interception of communications. On Tuesday we asked our viewers to [...]

Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington speaks at the UN

Foreign Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington was the first speaker this morning at the United Nations General Assembly. The GA, in its sixty-fifth year, is one of most anticipated and significant [...]

Halfmoon Caye’s Lighthouse falls after TS Matthew

While Tropical Depression Matthew brought with it little to no damages as it made landfall in Belize over the weekend, it did wreak havoc off the coast.  The Belize Audubon [...]

National Transport robbed

They’ve been targeted a few times previously and on Tuesday night thieves again paid a visit to the offices of National Transport at two and three quarter miles on the [...]

Without a Trace; Samantha Foreman disappears

Nineteen year old Samantha Foreman has been missing for a week and her family believes she was kidnapped. Her father, Anthony Foreman, suspects that her boyfriend might be linked to [...]

Crown Victoria Crew with GPS, Firearm and Ammo back in court

A group of four heavily armed men who were intercepted by police in Ladyville on August second remain at the Central Prison following the rejection of their bail applications today. [...]

Two men charged with handling Stolen Goods stolen from outside nightclub

Most partygoers know the saying “after the party there’s the after party”. But in the wee hours of September twenty-sixth, after the party there was a robbery at Palm Island [...]

The Year of Murder; 99 murders and counting so far for 2010

There’s one more day to end September, the deadliest month so far this year and before it does another homicide has been added to the long and growing list. In [...]

Government hangs up Digicel’s line on Godfrey Smith

Former Foreign Minister Godfrey Smith came under heat today from the Government of Belize. In a press release earlier today Smith was criticized and condemned for a letter he wrote [...]