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Employees jobs not at risk says new Telemedia Board

Thrust in the middle of the crisis are the Telemedia employees. Earlier today, attorney Godfrey Smith, spoke on charges on whether or not the new board would fire over one [...]

P.M. says new shareholders monies are safe in Central Bank

Today we interviewed the Prime Minister on the ongoing crisis. In respect of the shares, he confirmed that the funds are stored in a separate account in the Central Bank. [...]

Eamon Courtenay says GOB Board is illegally occupying Telemedia offices

And while the law enforcement bodies are guarding the Telemedia office and keeping Dean Boyce out, attorneys say there’s nothing lawful about what GOB is doing. According to Attorney Eamon [...]

Belize Communication Workers Union members will work in best interest of BTL

And as you have heard in this newscast, Dean Boyce has set up an office as executive chairman of Management Committee of Telemedia. Late this afternoon, on behalf the Board [...]

P.M. says enforcement order means paying compensation and damages

The situation remains fluid. This afternoon we got an update from the Prime Minister. He admitted to News Five that he can’t disregard the ruling of the Appeals Court but [...]

Minor murdered in South Creek Belize City

There are two murders to report tonight in the Old Capital. The first involves a minor who was shot several times to the head as he made his way home [...]

Ride by murder of 18 year old on Dolphin Street

The second murder claimed the life of another teenager on Sunday night who may have been in the wrong place at the wrong time. A gunman on a bicycle was [...]

Shooting Victim passes away

There’s another victim to the violence. On Friday night we told you about thirty-nine year old Jessim Gladden who was hospitalized in a critical condition after he being shot multiple [...]

Former government ministers lose C.C.J. case

The Telemedia ruling by the Court of Appeal is not the decision from the court. The Caribbean Court of Justice, the final appellate court, has handed down a decision in [...]

Belizeans for Justice Member charged for insulting a cop

But in the lower courts, Danalyn Murillo first made the news as the grieving mother of Teddy Murrillo, who was killed in February 2010. Since then she has become a [...]

F.F.B. ordered to withdraw claim against ministry

Last week, Belize joined countries such as Iraq and Ethiopia to be banned by FIFA. And that is where the Football Federation of Belize led by its president Dr. Bertie [...]

B.E.L. says former C.E.O. dished out $2.7 Million in benefits

Today makes one week since the government nationalized Belize Electricity Limited. The company’s C.E.O. is Jeffrey Locke, and a new board has been installed, but the chairman remains Rodwell Williams, [...]

All roads lead to Orange Walk for P.U.P. Leader’s endorsement convention

On the political front, the People’s United Party held a huge convention in Orange Walk Central over the weekend. The “We dah blue” convention, aside from endorsing Party Leader John [...]

James Adderley sautés the stats for your sporting palate

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Week four of the Belize Bank super League playoffs brought a shocker that only could have come out of left [...]

Court of Appeal reverses nationalization of Telemedia

The Court of Appeal today delivered a massive blow to the government in the 2009 acquisition of Belize Telemedia. The ruling reverses an order made by the government to compulsorily [...]

Former Board immediately takes back control of telephone company

So what’s next? Well, the Prime Minister has already said that he will appeal that decision. But immediately after the court ruling, Dean Boyce and attorney Godfrey Smith headed to [...]

National Trade Union Congress of Belize says it supports nationalization, but has concerns

Turning to another company that has been nationalized, B.E.L. The National Trade Union Congress of Belize says that while it supports the nationalization, there are some concerns. The NTUCB says [...]

Pollers say they believe that electricity rates should reduce

Following the expropriation of Belize Electricity Limited earlier this week, we asked viewers if they believe electricity rates should down since the company is now in government hands. The results [...]

Lake I resident, Jessim Gladden, clinging to life after he was gunned down

Tonight a Lake I man is on life support at the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit after he was shot multiple times. The street was crowded [...]

Andres Bol arrested for murder of Red Bank resident

A resident of Red Bank Village in the Stann Creek District has been arrested for the brutal slaying of a fellow villager. On Monday, police discovered the body of forty-seven [...]

Potential threat of strike at Port of Belize

This morning there was a potential threat of strike at Port of Belize.  The stevedores, under the stewardship of the Christian Workers Union, have been at an impasse with the [...]

Hundreds of Millions of dollars pledged for Central American Security Strategy

The international conference in support of Central American Security Strategy was held earlier this week. It focused on the financing needed to fight organized crime and narco-trafficking. Fifty delegations from [...]

Heritage Foundation says lot of work needed to build back positive investor climate in Belize

The Belize Chamber of Commerce spoke out against the repercussions of the government nationalization of Belize Electricity Limited. Foreign Investment Confidence in Belize is underscored by the Standard and Poor’s [...]

President of Belize Chamber of Commerce fires back at GOB’s verbal firing squad

Still on the issue of the nationalization of B.E.L., the president of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been the main target of the government’s verbal firing squad [...]

Horrific kidnapping and robbery details revealed in Belmopan Supreme Court case

In the Belmopan Supreme Court today, a twenty year old resident relived a horrific kidnapping and robbery, for which twenty-three year old Oliver Rodriguez and twenty-seven year old Solomon Marin [...]