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Crime / General

$24.2 M in damages I.C.C. claims against GOB

In the district court of South Florida this week Prosser’s company Innovative Communications Company (I.C.C.) put forward a claim for $24.2 million U.S. dollars in damages against the Government of Belize. The trial concluded on Thursday, June 23 with each side being given one week to submit final documents. Counsel […]

Crime / General

Novelo’s concedes!Lumor will take over

By Angel Novelo – Staff reporter In the Court of Appeal on June 23, 2005 the Novelo’s brothers and their attorney, Senior Counsel, Hubert Elrington, decided not to proceed with efforts to name a lawyer to represent their bankrupt bus company now in receivership. Earlier the Supreme Court ruled the […]

General

PUP Shining! How to win friends and impoverish the people

Crime / Social

Fourth man to die from motorcycle crash

It was a Western Highway tragedy that immediately claimed three lives and caused great pain for many families. Now, three weeks later it has claimed its fourth victim. 22-year-old, Eduardo Cus, a soldier in the volunteer element of the Belize Defence Force, died in Mexico City while undergoing medical treatment […]

Crime / General / Social

Bernard Lambey, shot dead on his way home

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Police are searching for two suspects responsible for the fatal shooting of a fisherman on the morning of Saturday, June 25 in Belize City. Police are searching for two suspects responsible for the fatal shooting of a fisherman on the morning of Saturday, June […]

Crime

Guatemalan diplomat charged for fatal accident

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Belmopan police have charged the Secretary General for the vice-presidency of Guatemala, Roy Alex Benet, 42 after he was involved in a messy traffic accident which killed a Canadian woman and injured her three children. Belmopan police have charged the Secretary General for the […]

Crime / Social

Stopped in its tracks! Court says NO to GOB B.T.L. sale

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The Supreme Court has issued an injunction, preventing the Said Musa government from transferring any of its 37.5% bloc of shares in B.T.L. to any private entity or citisen, at least until the court can determine if any one person or entity has the […]

Crime / Editorial / FrontPage

The bird has flown! Al Sayed broke bail to go to Lebanon!

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Belize City, Mon. June 27: Hassan Al Sayed, the fifty-three-year-old naturalised Belizean facing numerous charges of forgery and related crimes involving the immigration scandal of three years ago, failed to show up for his Supreme Court hearing on Monday. Al Sayed and Gaby Afif, […]

FrontPage / General

S.J.C. prepares Belizeans for IT market

St. John’s College Junior College on Wednesday partnered with Cisco Systems, to launch a Local Cisco Networking Academy. The Academy programme prepares students for networking and IT related careers in the public and private sectors as well as for higher education in engineering, computer science and related fields. According to […]

FrontPage / General

Nothing yet! But drilling continues

Doug Wilham, President of the well drilling company doing exploration work near Spanish Lookout, has dismissed a report, published last weekend in the Belize Times, (Sunday June 26, 2005) of an oil find in the ?ayo District. Interviewed in San Ignacio last week-end, Wilham said the signs are good, but […]