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Justice Manuel Sosa is officially the new Court of Appeal President

It’s the first news out of Belmopan for the New Year and confirms what we reported late last week that government intended to appoint Justice Manuel Sosa as the new [...]

US Company seeks exclusive cruise tourism contract

There were a number of controversies in cruise tourism when we left off last year. Zoning of the Fort Street Tourism Village and the proposed introduction of cruise tourism in [...]

3 formally arraigned for murder of Nigerian cab driver

Police detained three men at the close of 2010 for the murder of Nigerian taxi driver, Francis Chukwu. After a weekend in lockdown, Kendal Green, Egbery “Eggie” Daly and Jermaine [...]

The final day of GOB’s ban on Channel Five

On December seventh, government imposed an unprecedented ban on this station. Two weeks later, after discussions, Prime Minister Dean Barrow indicated that at the first meeting of Cabinet for this [...]

Draconian measures in amendments to Crime Control Act?

New amendments to the Crime Control and Criminal Justice Act have now come into effect. The amendments were passed in the House and Senate last December as a way to [...]

City man’s New Year’s greeting to his girlfriend is a rum bottle to the face

The New Year got off to a rocky start for a Belize City couple; forty-nine year old Sherland Sanker and fifty-two year old Conrad Dougal. It’s so bad that Dougal [...]

3 women busted in the south with 6½ pounds of marijuana

Women moving several pounds of weed; it’s not a usual occurrence but that was the case down south on Friday afternoon. Punta Gorda police were tipped off by one of [...]

2 drowning over the New Year’s weekend

There were two drownings reported since the start of the New Year.  One happened in a lagoon at the Country Side Park in Spanish Lookout community around three on New [...]

First baby of the year is from Chan Chen, Corozal

This year’s first newborn at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is from up north. At eight minutes after three o’clock on January first, Refina Tun of Chan Chen Village in [...]

20 Belizeans are up for scholarship from Mexico

The number of Belizean students pursuing tertiary education in neighboring Mexico has increased significantly on an annual basis since the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in that country began offering scholarship [...]

Christopher Bowman’s tumor worsens

Remember Christopher Bowman? Since the age of ten years he has been living with a rare condition called a bleeding tumor which, as far as we can tell, has only [...]

Another New Year’s Classic and foreigners win again

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Folks we head north to the Santa Elena Border for the 21st running of the New Years Cycling Classic by [...]