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Galvez/King Election Petition hinges on interpretation of “Public Service”

Two election petitions arising from the March seventh general elections were heard in the Supreme Court today. Martin Galvez is seeking to disqualify Mark King, the Lake Independence area rep, [...]

King’s Contract may be inconsequential to CJ’s decision

The Galvez petition is based on a contract that Brint’s Security Service had obtained with the Ministry of Finance. Galvez alleged that King is the General Manager of Brint’s which [...]

Habet tried to pen Penner for a recount in Supreme Court

Down the hall in the courtroom of Justice Minnet Hafiz, attorneys Said Musa and Rodwell Williams squared off on another election petition. The petition was filed by P.U.P. candidate Orlando [...]

Musa will take Penner Petition to Appeal Court

Attorney Said Musa also commented on the proceedings, saying that they will take their claim directly to the Court of Appeal.   Said Musa, Attorney for Orlando Habet “We had [...]

Cops on Duty during Boco T’s death placed on interdiction

A trio of officers attached to the San Pedro Police Station is tonight on interdiction and a criminal investigation has been launched into the death of Kevin ‘Boco T’ Kelly.  [...]

Academic and baller gets a Jesuit basketball scholarship

St John’s College was in a celebratory mood today. One of its own, a seventeen year old fourth former, has landed himself a scholarship at a US university. Devin Daly [...]

American National Guilty of molesting Belizean child

A seventy-two year old fugitive from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin was caught in Guatemala in February 2011. Roland J. Flath was wanted for “traveling in foreign commerce and engaging in [...]

Model behavior: CYDP Supervisor charged with Robbery

In the local courts, twenty-three year old CYDP Supervisor, Jose Ayala appeared before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer for Robbery. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was remanded to [...]

Assailant who attacked Hofius Manager is charged for assault

Well-known Belize City businesswoman Jacqueline Roe, the Manager of Hofius Ltd., was allegedly attacked by a knife-wielding assailant while walking towards Swing Bridge on Tuesday.  Fortunately, several passersby came to [...]

Elderly American woman victim of Home Invasion

An elderly American businesswoman from the West is the most recent victim of a brutal home invasion. According to sixty year old Nancy Skiles, she was at her house in [...]

Belize and Mexico bridge the Trade divide

Trade relations between Belize and Mexico have been described by local and foreign investors as anemic despite legions of nationals from both countries crisscrossing the Belize/Mexico Border to conduct business [...]

Village life at Arts and Crafts Expo

It’s the first of its kind; a Village Arts and Crafts Expo that will showcase the talents of Belizean artisans to local and international visitors. This Saturday at the King’s [...]

Whitley Fund for Nature Award features Lisel Alamilla

As we reported on Wednesday night, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development Lisel Alamilla, is now also an award winning conservationist. Alamilla received the 2012 Whitley Fund for Nature [...]

BGYEA and Harmonyville going full steam ahead

Mile forty-one on the Western Highway, better known as Harmonyville, is the pet project of the Belize Grassroots Youth Empowerment Agency (BGYEA).  BGYEA dreamt big and squatted on the land [...]

Healthy Living examines breast cancer options

Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday in celebration of motherhood. But the entire month of May is observed as Cancer Awareness Month in Belize. In the United States, it [...]