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Schakron election petition request denied

The March seventh election may be behind us, but the battle is not over in a number of constituencies. The People’s United Party is filing applications for election petitions in [...]

But Brother Galvez serves Mark King for Lake I

It wasn’t to be the last appearance of Shoman in court today. On behalf of the Martin Galvez, Shoman filed for leave to apply for an election petition regarding Mark [...]

Felled rosewood prior to moratorium will be sold

In Thursday’s newscast we reported that Minister of Forestry Lisel Alamilla met with dealers and loggers in Boom Creek and Santa Teresa to discuss a way forward in the wake [...]

Minister says loggers were informed about the moratorium

In response to the argument that loggers were taken by surprise, Alamilla said that had they been informed of a moratorium prior to its implementation, there would have been unchecked [...]

Girl with tumor flown out of country for lifesaving surgery

Catarina Ishim, the young girl from San Pablo, Toledo is on her way to Tennessee tonight. She arrives there shortly after ten o’clock on a journey that will hopefully change [...]

15 years for man who shot Rodwell Williams

He was convicted on March fifteenth of the attempted murder of Attorney Rodwell Williams and today Akeem Thurton was back in the Supreme Court to learn his fate. Thurton was [...]

Case of cop with counterfeit notes folds in court

The case against Sergeant Sherwin Wade fell apart in court today. Back in May, 2011 Wade was busted at the Belize Bank where he was found with sixteen hundred dollar [...]

Fire in Hattieville; Family loses everything

Tonight a Hattieville family of seven is left homeless after fire gutted their home this afternoon. Head of the household, Robert Usher lost his home and business, neither of which [...]

Man shot by cop gives his version of shooting incident

The Caye Caulker man, who was shot by police following a raid early Thursday morning, is speaking out. Three small parcels of marijuana were found inside the house, occupied at [...]

Soldiers accused of cheating on assignment

A Belize Defence Force Lieutenant who was discharged from his duties last month is fighting his termination. Leslie Roberts says his troubles date back to January 2010 when he and [...]

Soldier wants justice

Passing the exams should have meant an automatic promotion for Roberts from as far back as December 2009. But after inquiring about why his documents were not submitted, he still [...]

Secretary General of SICA in Belize on working visit

Secretary General Juan Daniel Aleman Gurdian of the Central American Integration System (SICA) ended a brief working visit to Belize this afternoon during which he met with Foreign Affairs Minister [...]

Establishing a SICA Office in Belize

According to Aleman and Elrington, establishing a regional SICA office in Belize will make certain that the political and security issues facing the nation will be addressed in a timely [...]

Music of Christopher Martin and Black Chiney

It’s the pre-Easter weekend and to get you in the mood for dancehall and reggae, two renowned artists will be rocking the north. Devon Lambey of Red carpet Entertainment says [...]

Mista Cleave new Music Video

Last year the tornado craze swept the country, but will it be an earthquake next? Well, Belizean-American Artist, Mista Cleave, says he is dropping his brand new video, earthquake. Mista [...]

Chief Villanueva takes Band Fest to Corozal

The biggest national showdown of marching bands takes place this weekend in Corozal. It’s the annual Band Fest that is organized by RSV Limited.  According to Band Fest Committee Member, [...]

GSU busy weekend in Corozal; drugs, guns and arrests

Former police constable, thirty-three year old Ryan Genus, a well-known drug peddler, and his girlfriend, nineteen year old Keisha Ramclam have been charged jointly for possession of a controlled drug. [...]

Man from dark side of Caye Caulker shot

A man was shot this morning in the island of Caye Caulker, and a police is under investigation for pulling the trigger. Tyson Rodriguez was rushed to the K.H.M.H. and [...]

Can the Rosewood Moratorium hold steadfast?

There is word from the south that a decision has been reached on the issue of the rosewood trade. It comes on the heels of a moratorium placed on March [...]

Price of fuel at the pump way up

Remember the days when five or ten dollars gas in your car would take you a long way? Well, those days are a distant memory because now ten dollars doesn’t [...]

3rd retrial for Jamie Dawson

In the courts, Belize City resident, Jamie Dawson, is being tried for a third time for the December 2002 murder of Maurice Neal. The retrial was to start two weeks [...]

U.S. Under Secretary responds to Guatemala Drug Proposal

The Under Secretary of State Maria Otero is the highest ranking U.S. diplomat to visit Belize in recent times. Otero is responsible for foreign relations on civilian security issues; including [...]

US Human Rights equal gay rights?

Under Secretary Otero’s portfolio also includes human rights. Otero also met with human’s rights groups in Belize one of which is UNIBAM, the gay rights group fronted by Caleb Orozco. [...]

CARSI; millions spent on Central America Security

The Central American Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) has made contributions to the Belize Defense Force as well as the Belize National Coastguard. During her press conference this morning, Maria Otero [...]

Rhett Fuller’s extradition battle continues

For over ten years Rhett Fuller has been fighting his extradition to the U.S. The case, which has been in and out of court, is in connection with the murder [...]