Glenn D. Godfrey sues GOB for US$22 mil

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 16, 2017–The Government of Belize is battling yet another lawsuit in the United States court system, and reports reaching our newsroom indicate that on Friday, it moved the US Court of Appeal [...]

Barrow dares Ashcroft

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017–Monday’s ruling by the United States Supreme Court to deny three petitions from the Government of Belize asking the US not to allow the enforcement of separate arbitral awards totaling in [...]

Regular gas priced as high as premium as tab nears $10 a gallon

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 16, 2017–As we took a snapshot of the price list for gasoline at a UNO gas station in Belize City, which showed the price of regular and premium gasoline listed at $9.91 [...]

The Legal Year 2017 opens with the usual pomp and circumstance

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 16, 2017–The legal year opened this morning with the usual pomp and circumstance. Notwithstanding the ceremonial aspect of the opening, however, there are many challenges facing the judiciary that Chief Justice, the [...]

Sex videos “gone viral” on social media

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 12, 2017–Videos of four young Belizean females, ages unknown, have gone viral on social media since the start of the New Year, but it wasn’t for their academic excellence or even their [...]

Belize government has to pay, says lead US attorney

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Jan. 11, 2017–As we reported in our mid-week edition, the Government of Belize has lost three petitions filed in the US Supreme Court in an attempt to fight off the enforcement of arbitral [...]

Hispanic man murdered on the seaside by the garbage dump

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Jan. 12, 2017–A man of Hispanic descent was found “chopped up” by the seaside behind the garbage dump at about Mile 3 on the George Price Highway. According to an initial police report, [...]

“Ministerial influence” ruled Immigration Department

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Wed. Jan. 11, 2017–Thirteen current and former UDP Cabinet Ministers had been named in the Auditor General’s Special Report into the Passport, Visa and Nationality Departments for the period 2011-2013. Today, Wednesday, former [...]

Belize loses $109 mil judgments in US courts

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 9, 2017–The Government of Belize and the Ashcroft Alliance have been in a protracted legal battle over a claim for hundreds of millions of dollars in a slew of litigation dating back [...]

Electrician, Anthony Gilharry, Sr. died from a broken heart!

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 9, 2017–Just before he passed away last Friday, January 6, Anthony Gilharry Sr., 40, told his sister, Glenda Archer, that his wife was calling him and that he was leaving. Gilharry’s wife, [...]