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Barrow will leave the Bar

BELMOPAN--Prime Minister Dean Barrow told journalists outside the National Assembly on Friday that he will leave the Bar after new laws to remove the...

The Crime Control and Firearm Amendments

Two new bills have been introduced to the Belize National Assembly, in response to public outcry over what some have dubbed to be "draconian"...

Lawyers will no longer have to be members of Bar

BELIZE CITY--An amendment is due to be tabled in the National Assembly on Friday to remove the requirement for practicing attorneys in Belize to...

Amendments prepared to “soften” gun law

BELIZE CITY--Government’s legal counsel, Gian Ghandi, SC, told Amandala today that amendments to both the Firearms Act and the Crime Control and Criminal Justice...

Coast Guard officer charged with manslaughter by negligence

BELIZE CITY--An officer of the Belize Coast Guard was today arraigned on a charge of manslaughter by negligence in connection with the death of...

Gun law amendments to the House on Friday

BELIZE CITY--Revisions introduced to Belize’s gun laws dating back to 2008, and which have been called “draconian,” “demonic” and even “asinine,” could be expunged,...

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Police arrest 9 people for refusing to maintain the social distancing stipulations.

Commissione of Police Chester Williams this morning also confirmed that two liquor premise owners were also charged for keeping liquor premises open. He states "The...

Saldivar detained

Attorney Arthur Saldivar detained over alleged Facebook post  

Belize “under quarantine”

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2020-- COVID-19 (coronavirus pandemic) has seized the world and turned it upside down, creating new social norms around the...