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Godfrey Smith says Prime Minister’s Law Firm still on Ashcroft’s payroll

The nationalization of Telemedia is turning out to be the albatross around the neck of the Prime Minister. Last week, Prime Minister Dean Barrow rebuked senior attorneys Godfrey Smith for [...]

Open Your Eyes, Smith says P.M. is shedding crocodile tears

But who is benefiting from the nationalization of Telemedia?   Well, according to Smith, the P.M. is shedding crocodile tears and has placed his family and friends in key positions in [...]

PM looking for a scapegoat but there is still room for negotiations

Telemedia was nationalized in August of 2009 and more than a year later, not even discussions on compensation have been held. This morning, attorney Godfrey Smith said that the PM [...]

NTUCB and P.M.; problem resolved?

Last week, the prime minister started a firestorm with the National Trade Union Congress of Belize when he called his party’s radio station and made disparaging remarks against trade union [...]

Sam Lungole-Awich sworn in as Acting Chief Justice

Doctor Abdulai Conteh retired as Chief Justice last Thursday after ten years of service to the country and people of Belize. In the height of the controversy on the “unseemly [...]

Gov’t controlled Board of BNE Charitable Trust axes General Manager

One of the former directors of Belize Natural Energy, Shiela McCaffery, is wanted for less than twenty thousand dollars paid out in BNE cheques when she had already been removed [...]

Accountability and Transparency not forthcoming from Gov’t chairman

The government appointed members on the BNE Charity Trust Board are Landy Burns as chairman and Alberto August and Ismael Requeña as representatives. BNE’s appointed members are Kevin Herrera, Daniel [...]

Three men behind bars get more time in court

They’re already behind bars, but tonight three inmates have more trouble coming their way. First is twenty-six year old Knox Cumberbatch who is in jail awaiting trial for charges including [...]

Alleged serial rapist beats another charge

Leroy Gomez was dubbed the serial rapist when he was accused in a number of rapes and attempted rapes that go back to September 2008. The twenty-four year old has [...]

Burglar wanted a hug, and man escapes with weed from cops

A Construction worker of Mahogany Heights was charged today with Burglary for allegedly breaking into the home of Cairin Reid. Twenty-five year old Darwin Usher was caught in the act [...]

Woman alleges abusive cops caused her miscarriage

We reported last Monday the story of a woman whose boyfriend claimed she had been badly beaten by the police and she miscarried her baby. The incident purportedly happened when [...]

Witness to alleged brutality comes forward

Another person says she can corroborate Thomas’s reports. That’s Bood’s mother, Estell Rhaburn, who was visiting on the same night of the alleged abuse. She told News Five that she [...]

Senators debate recalling elected representatives

When the Senate met last Friday in Belmopan, one of the Bills passed into law was the Bill to Recall Elected Representatives before their term expires. It allows voters within [...]

Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association fires the new C.E.O.

Almost a year ago, Carlos Magana, the former strongman in the Belize Cane Farmers Association was unceremoniously dumped and replaced by David Madrid. Madrid signed a three year contract and [...]

Sports Monday with James “Jah Over All” Adderley.

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The national Football Team embarks on a 2nd International friendly this weekend when they journey to Petén, Guatemala to face [...]