BTL


Belize v. Belize Social Development Ltd (2012)

668 F.3d 724 (2012) BELIZE SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT LIMITED, Appellant v. GOVERNMENT OF BELIZE, Appellee. No. 10-7167. United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit. Argued October 14, 2011. Decided January 13, 2012. Louis B. Kimmelman argued the cause and filed the briefs for appellant. Joseph S. Hall entered an appearance. Juan C. Basombrio, pro hac vice, argued the cause for appellee. With him on the brief was Jay C. Johnson. Before: ROGERS, GARLAND and KAVANAUGH, Circuit Judges. Opinion for the Court by Circuit Judge ROGERS. Dissenting opinion by Circuit Judge KAVANAUGH. ROGERS, Circuit Judge: This case involves a petition […]


Hezbollah caught in Vehicle with Belize Plates

By Jose A. Sanchez On Thursday August 28th, Police in Cancun, Mexico searched a Mercedez Benz with Belize license plates BCC-4400. It was being driven by Hacsam Elsayetd and in the vehicle were three other passengers, including two females. It is believed they went into Mexico legally at the checkpoint at Subtiniente Lopez. These terrorists belong to the group “Hezbollah” themselves who live in Belize according to data released necessarily had to enter the checkpoint Lieutenant Lopez. It is not yet known if the suspects carried Belizean passports. Mexican authorities are aware that Belize is being used as a base […]


Carlisle Holdings Limited (Carlisle) – Holding in BTL

BELIZE CITY, Belize, Oct. 27 — Carlisle Holdings Limited Nasdaq: CLHL; London: CLH), a leader in outsourced facilities services and staffing services announced today that their Chairman, Michael A. Ashcroft had recently agreed to purchase 23.5% of Belize Telecommunications Ltd (BTL) previously held by MCI WorldCom, Inc. A twelve month option to purchase this additional BTL stake at cost plus financing was granted to Carlisle by Mr. Ashcroft which would give Carlisle a controlling interest in the company. Notwithstanding Carlisle’s current strategic direction to develop its services businesses in the United States and United Kingdom, the consolidation of BTL would […]


I will continue to advocate …

by Glenn Tillett I am reproducing the following column which was published in the Belize Times several years ago because I was told that a judgement in this matter may be nigh. I have been told by some that my suit is simply me carrying a brief for Lord Ashcroft in his fight with the Barrow administration over the seizure of Belize Telemedia Limited. I am aware that I am that proverbial blade of grass underfoot those giants, but I am neither tool nor fool. I am confident that mine is an act borne from principle and I am encouraged […]


Belize was to get an Education Network but?

Back in 2011 there was some movement apparently made to get a Network setup that would improve the Education sector in Belize. Partnered with CKLN, the UB was to hold meetings and plan a road to get us “up to speed” in the technology area that is much-needed in Belize. That was early 2011, and we are now already at mid 2013.  As of today, no one has heard anything about this planned Network setup.  We have made several inquiries, all over and no one seems to know anything about it. What a shame that today, after Belize has incurred […]


WikiLeaks – AMBASSADOR MEETS WITH GOB ABOUT BTL NATIONALIZATION

Reference ID Created Released Classification Origin 10BELMOPAN55 2010-02-02 20:40 2011-08-30 01:44 CONFIDENTIAL Embassy Belmopan VZCZCXYZ0000 RR RUEHWEB DE RUEHBE #0486/01 3562239 ZNY CCCCC ZZH R 222239Z DEC 09 FM AMEMBASSY BELMOPAN TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 2190 INFO RUEHZA/WHA CENTRAL AMERICAN COLLECTIVE C O N F I D E N T I A L BELMOPAN 000486 SIPDIS FOR WHA/CEN JENNIFER VANTRUMP E.O. 12958: DECL: 12/22/2019 TAGS: ECON EINV BH SUBJECT: AMBASSADOR MEETS WITH GOB ABOUT BTL NATIONALIZATION REF: A. BELMOPAN 332 ¶B. BELMOPAN 480 Classified By: DCM Diffily for reason 1.4(b) (d) ¶1. (C) Summary: On December 15 the Ambassador, DCM, and […]