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9th Amendment to be amended

The Prime Minister announced today that it is removing specific language on the proposed ninth amendment but is it still dangerous for Belize’s democracy? On July twenty-second, Prime Minister Dean [...]

Jamaican Gleaner worries about Belize Constitution Amendment

As we said, the Jamaica’s Gleaner, in this Sunday edition, took on the question of the Ninth Amendment, head on.  The editorial surmised that Belize was heading down a slippery [...]

Experts say water spout not slow tornado in Crooked Tree

Tropical Storm Harvey turned out, fortunately, to be more bark than bite on Saturday. The big news coming out of the storm were claims that tornados had ripped through the [...]

Tropical Storm Harvey passes over “like wah lee breeze”

Harvey made landfall at midday on Saturday, earlier than forecasted, but weakened considerably as it hit Dangriga. The predictions that it would turn into a hurricane quickly dissipated along with [...]

Tyrone Crown murdered in Belize City

Tyrone Crown, a resident of Louise Bevans Street, was executed in cold blood just before dark on Saturday evening. A hail of bullets emptied on his body, caused his immediate [...]

Jorge Estrada murdered in Belize City

Another shooting took place in the old capital on Saturday night. Thirty-one year old Jorge Estrada was shot three times to the head and has survived so far. But he [...]

Rhett Fuller turns himself in and faces extradition once again

On August ninth, Rhett Fuller lost his years of battle against extradition. The Privy Council in London dismissed Fuller’s appeal, which essentially means that he could be sent to the [...]

Port Authority employees want Port Commissioner fired

A small protest was led today by the Belize Christian Workers Union and Port employees for the removal of the Ports Commissioner. The BCWU is claiming that John Flowers has [...]

Pizza delivery man identifies robber

A pizza deliveryman was lured into the Port Loyola area and robbed on October tenth, 2010. Today twenty-one year old Calvin Palma was convicted of Robbery and fined five thousand [...]

Marijuana plate of food to prison case dismissed

Also from the courts, twenty-four year old Stacey Belisle is tonight a free woman after charges of marijuana possession against her were dismissed today.  Earlier this year, on February sixteenth, [...]

Attorney Godfrey Smith questions 9th Amendment

Earlier in the newscast, we reported that government was backing down on specific language proposed in the ninth amendment. Government is removing the section that bars court enquiry into the [...]

New Ambassador of Mexico to Belize

Today, His Excellency Mario Velasquez, the new Ambassador of Mexico to Belize presented credentials to Governor General, Sir Colville Young. Velasquez previously served as the Deputy Chief of Mission in [...]

Sports Monday highlights and next International Football Match

Good evening, I am James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. It appears that the Football Federation of Belize and the Ministry of Sports have arrived at some sort of [...]