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C.C.J. Rules that Government Unlawfully Acquired IMMARBE in 2013

A major decision was handed down today by the Caribbean Court of Justice in a one hundred and forty-eight page judgment. The  judgment from the highest court of Belize is [...]

Eamon Courtenay Calls IMMARBE Takeover Roguish and Thuggish

The comprehensive judgment included the views of every judge of the C.C.J., who came to the same unanimous decision.  Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay, who represents B.I.S.L., spoke with News Five [...]

Eamon Goes In on PM Barrow for “Won’t Pay, Can’t Pay” Remark

The government now finds itself on the hook for as much as ninety million Belize dollars, plus interest which has accrued on that quantum since 2013.  On Friday, Prime Minister [...]

PM Preempts C.C.J. Ruling; He is Chided for Those Remarks

PM Barrow told reporters that they need not seek a response from him in respect of the outcome of the B.I.S.L. appeal.  He famously said, “I am telling you from [...]

C.C.J. Judge Rips G.O.B. a New One

Of the five judges who presided over the appeal, the written judgment rendered by Justice Peter Jamadar is perhaps the most cutting and a scathing rebuke of the government.  In [...]

PM Barrow Chided Over Non-decision Comment

Aside from the ‘won’t pay, can’t pay’ statements from the PM, there is also the matter of non-decision.  When PM Barrow dismissed former Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin’s ruling that he, [...]

Lee Mark Chang Challenges City Hall for Unpaid Food Bills of $18,000 Plus

A letter was leaked today in which businessman and U.D.P. standard bearer for Caribbean Shores, Lee Mark Chang is threatening legal action against the Belize City Council for unpaid food [...]

Chang Says it is Not Political, it’s Business

The letter has been released within weeks of the July leadership convention of the U.D.P. where Darrell Bradley is seeking to be leader. Political pundits believe that the timing of [...]

Police Corporal Busted for Gun Documents Fraud at Police Headquarters!

Tonight a corporal of police is detained for operating a fraudulent gun license approval scheme.  Corporal Oscar Itch who was stationed at the Police Headquarters in Belmopan issued nearly thirty [...]

P.U.P.’s Oscar Mira to be Charged for Failure to Provide Specimen

Tonight, a cop is in the hospital recovering from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident and the police department is getting ready to charge P.U.P. Belmopan Standard Bearer Oscar [...]

PC Zuniga Steals $400 from Man in Detention at Police Station

Another cop is in hot water tonight and this time he’s from the San Ignacio Formation. Police Constable Roy Zuniga reportedly stole four hundred dollars in cash from a person [...]

Were San Pedro Cops Drunk on the Job?

More news on cops who apparently were not behaving like cops. This time it is about two policemen in San Pedro who were filmed slurring, walking, and acting like they [...]

ComPol Says Investigation into Saldivar and Longsworth Progressing Slowly

Last week news broke that the Belize Police Department had lodged a formal request with relevant government agencies to get documentation as a part of investigation into Belmopan Area Representative [...]

4 New Cases of COVID-19 Detected in Belize

There are more COVID-19 patients bringing to total number of positive cases for the country to twenty-eight. The office of the Director of Health Services has just released the data, [...]

Cops to Come Down Tough on Night Clubs and Rum Shops!

A new S.I. will come into effect as the country’s state of emergency ends. The Belize Police Department will be enforcing the measures that remain in place, such as the [...]

Robbers in Franks Eddy and Saint Matthews!

There were two robberies in villages along the George Price Highway on Monday. Police say that two thieves robbed a supermarket in Franks Eddy Village, while a resident of Saint [...]

Robbers Target Gas Station in the South!

….moving south, robbers also hit a gas station last week Friday. Police say that a gas attendant reported that some time after five that evening, four men visited the UNO [...]

Cpl Eldon Arzu Back in Court Attempting to Overturn Election Results of Police Association

Corporal Eldon Arzu is before the courts again attempting to overturn the results of the recently elected executive of the Police Association. Those elections concluded two weeks ago and Sergeant [...]

No Suspect and No Motive for Bullet Tree Murder

Tonight police say that they have released the man who was being questioned about the murder of fifty-two-year-old Isaias Oroman of Bullet Tree Village. Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero says that [...]

Land Issue Brewing in Jacintoville

On Monday, we showed you a land situation in Red Bank Village that has divided the village council and residents of that southern community.  Tonight, another land situation is brewing [...]

Belizean American Businessman Gives 10 High School Scholarships

Belizean American businessman, Roman Palma is gifting scholarships for tuition and uniform to ten high school students from around the country. The Roman Peace Scholarship Fund was created by Palma [...]

New Video/Audio System Installed in National Assembly Chambers

A modern system has been installed in the National Assembly. It will facilitate the broadcast of live proceedings of the House and Senate by media houses who will be able [...]