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CCJ opens new session with three Belize cases listed for October

CCJ opens new session with three Belize cases listed for October

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Oct. 2, 2017–The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) opened its new session today, and listed on the court’s calendar for this month are three cases of public interest. Solicitor General Nigel Hawke told [...]

Cop who refused to pay for food charged with aggravated assault with a firearm

Cop who refused to pay for food charged with aggravated assault with a firearm

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 29, 2017–Corporal Steven Parham, 39, one of three officers who allegedly refused to pay for chow mein they ordered from New Asia Restaurant, was charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and [...]

Chinese community angry about continued violence against their businesses

Chinese community angry about continued violence against their businesses

BELIZE CITY, Tues. Sept. 26, 2017–Edmund Kwan, president of the Chinese Association, and members of the association, have reacted to the continued violence being experienced by Chinese business owners. Between Friday and Monday, three Chinese stores [...]

Imports exceeded $1 billion up to August

Imports exceeded $1 billion up to August

Imports more than 3 times exports BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 27, 2017–The gap between what Belize imports and what it exports continues to be high, with imports more than tripling exports for the first eight months [...]

So there is Immigration hustling at the Western Border as well!

So there is Immigration hustling at the Western Border as well!

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Wed. Sept. 27, 2017–During today’s sitting of the Senate Select Committee, the Director of the Immigration Department, Diana Locke, made a very troubling confirmation. She confirmed that there was an ongoing hustle at [...]

Government will review the role of the GSU

Government will review the role of the GSU

A groundswell of public dissatisfaction has arisen with the GSU’s handling of the Kelvin Usher affair BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 28, 2017–In April 2010, the Belize Police Department added an elite unit which burst on the [...]

BTL reports $20.6 mil  in profits

BTL reports $20.6 mil in profits

GOB to take 48.5 million new preference shares  for Belize Bank loan taken on at nationalization BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 25, 2017–Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL), which the Barrow administration nationalized back in 2009, is scheduled to [...]

78-year-old man found dead; police now believe he was murdered

78-year-old man found dead; police now believe he was murdered

HATTIEVILLE, Belize District, Mon. Sept. 25, 2017–A 78-year-old man is dead, and police now believe he was murdered. According to police reports, at around 9:10 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, they visited the East Windmill area [...]

4 persons reported missing—from Belize City, Trial Farm, Dangriga, and Santa Cruz

4 persons reported missing—from Belize City, Trial Farm, Dangriga, and Santa Cruz

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 22, 2017–Four persons in Belize have been reported missing since Wednesday, September 6. Shaun Bennett, 35, of Dangriga, was reported missing by his wife, Valerie Williams, a babysitter of the Wagierale area [...]

Girl, 12, dies in road traffic accident at Mile 26, Philip Goldson Highway

Girl, 12, dies in road traffic accident at Mile 26, Philip Goldson Highway

MILE 26, PHILIP GOLDSON HIGHWAY, Belize District, Mon. Sept. 25, 2017–A young Belizean female, 12-year-old Daphnie Polanco of Dangriga, lost her life in a road traffic collision that occurred at Mile 26 on the Philip Goldson [...]