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Business Mandamus application fails! Flawed procedure causes abrupt dismissal

Mandamus application fails! Flawed procedure causes abrupt dismissal

A procedural mistake made in the filing of an Order of Mandamus by Counsel, Audrey Matura-Shepherd on behalf of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association has caused the motion to fail in the Supreme Court. The petition asked the Supreme Court to direct the Sugar Industry Control Board to intervene […]

Crime Police say shooting incidents unrelated

Police say shooting incidents unrelated

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Police say Belize City residents have no need to panic as the recent spike in gun violence this week are all unrelated and isolated incidents. According to Superintendent David Chi, officer in charge of Precinct 1, police have no reason to believe that the […]

Editorial

Editorial

“The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it will never forget what they did here!” These resounding words of Abraham Lincoln in his Gettesberg Address pretty much sums up the dilema of the People’s United Party and its leader Mr. Francis Fonseca. It’s not […]

General PUP leader says elections were  decisive defeat but he will not resign!

PUP leader says elections were decisive defeat but he will not resign!

By Marion Ali Staff Reporter The People’s United Party, fresh off Wednesday’s clobbering defeat at the municipal polls, will spend time to self examine to determine how and why it lost so overwhelmingly. PUP Leader, Francis Fonseca, told reporters on Wednesday that despite his party’s major loss of 62 to […]

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PUP leader says elections were  decisive defeat but he will not resign!
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PUP leader says elections were decisive defeat but he will not resign!

By Marion Ali Staff Reporter The People’s United Party, fresh off Wednesday’s clobbering defeat at the municipal polls, will spend time to self examine to determine how and why it lost so overwhelmingly. PUP Leader, Francis Fonseca, told reporters on Wednesday that despite his party’s major loss of 62 to […]

Editorial

Editorial

“The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it will never forget what they did here!” These resounding words of Abraham Lincoln in his Gettesberg Address pretty much sums up the dilema of the People’s United Party and its leader Mr. Francis Fonseca. It’s not […]

UDP Triumphs!
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UDP Triumphs!

By Marion Ali Staff Reporter The 2015 municipal elections are now a part of history, as are the numbers that they generated on Wednesday. The United Democratic Party won all the seats in every city and town, with the exception of Orange Walk, where the PUP got five of the […]

Group detained by Guatemalans arrive home
Controversy / General / Weekend News

Group detained by Guatemalans arrive home

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A group of 37 Belizeans who were detained by Guatemalan officials on Saturday have arrived back on Belizean soil. The boat carrying the group of Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) arrived at the Punta Gorda port just before 11a.m. Sunday escorted by Guatemalan coast guard. […]

General / Weekend News

Artists take over Albert Street

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Artists converged on Albert Street for the fifth annual Street Arts Festival on Saturday. According to Karen Vernon, theatre director of the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts and Street Art Festival organizer the event has grown and expanded over the years. Vernon said […]

Belizeans released from Guatemalan custody
Controversy / General / Weekend News

Belizeans released from Guatemalan custody

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A group of 37 Belizeans from the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) who were detained by Guatemalan authorites have been released. According to Colonel George Lovell, CEO in the Ministry of National Security the Belizeans who were detained were released after swift action from the […]

40 Belizeans detained by Guatemalan military
General / Weekend News

40 Belizeans detained by Guatemalan military

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter A group of about 40 Belizeans including women and children from the Belize Territorial Volunteers (BTV) have been intercepted by Guatemalan military and are being held at a Guatemalan military base. According to George Lovell, CEO in the Ministry of National Security the Ministry […]

General / Weekend News

Belize to receive 2nd visit from MESICIC

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Belize is scheduled to receive its second visit from the Organization of American States (OAS) Mechanism for Follow-up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) later this year According to the OAS, Belize has provided its written consent accepting the visit, […]

Penner egged by protesters while leaving appeal hearing
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Penner egged by protesters while leaving appeal hearing

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Former Minister of State in the Ministry of Immigration, Elvin Penner was egged by protesters as he left an appeal hearing at the Supreme Court on Friday morning. As Penner exited the court, a group people who stood among the People’s United Party supporters […]

Police say shooting incidents unrelated
Crime / General / Weekend News

Police say shooting incidents unrelated

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Police say Belize City residents have no need to panic as the recent spike in gun violence this week are all unrelated and isolated incidents. According to Superintendent David Chi, officer in charge of Precinct 1, police have no reason to believe that the […]