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Domestic Violence Claims Another Life

The details of the latest murder in Belize City are all-too-familiar and tragic. The life of a young woman, a mother of a four year old son, was taken in [...]

Crime, Featured | Jul 29, 2015 | 1Comment

 

P.U.P. National Executive Meets – 10 Missing

P.U.P. National Executive Meets – 10 Missing

The People’s United Party today held a National Executive meeting this afternoon to deal with a revolt in the ranks. Twelve standard bearers including John Briceño, Dan Silva and Cordel [...]...

No Sanctions for Absent Standard Bearers

No Sanctions for Absent Standard Bearers

The P.U.P.’s National Executive numbers forty-eight, which includes thirty-one standard bearers. Thirty-four were present today which represents a comfortable majority and gives the party some breathing room. And that breathing [...]...

Fonseca’s Leadership is Unchallenged

Fonseca’s Leadership is Unchallenged

The letter signed by twelve standard-bearers focused prominence on a call for a national convention. While it wasn’t exactly spelled out in so many words, the explicit message being sent [...]...

Patrick Faber Says Fonseca is a Dictator

Patrick Faber Says Fonseca is a Dictator

While the P.U.P. breathes a sigh of relief at a clear majority of the National Executive behind Fonseca, the U.D.P. continues to prepare for general elections which many speculate will [...]...

Tells P.U.P. to Get Ready for General Elections

Tells P.U.P. to Get Ready for General Elections

You may have heard Minister Faber say that a U.D.P. National Convention is overdue, but they have agreed to wait until after the general elections. That’s another reliable indicator that [...]...

Morales Says the Claim Must be Resolved

Morales Says the Claim Must be Resolved

Since the beginning the week, the Organization of American States along with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has organized a number of activities to draw attention to work of the [...]...

Are Belize’s Borders Demarcated?

Are Belize’s Borders Demarcated?

But Guatemala is claiming fifty percent of the country, and border incidents such as the one involving the Forward Operating Base in the Sarstoon often inflame emotions on this side. [...]...

Protesters Demonstrate Outside Peace Forum

Protesters Demonstrate Outside Peace Forum

The comments made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs inside the Bliss prompted a protest outside. The forum, which aimed to promote peace, did not end quite peacefully for a [...]...

COPA Airlines Comes to Belize

COPA Airlines Comes to Belize

Panama’s flagship carrier, Compania Panamena de Aviacion, simply known as Copa Airlines, announced earlier today that as of December eight it will be offering two weekly flights to Belize City.  [...]...

New Flight Will Ease Access to the Americas

New Flight Will Ease Access to the Americas

The flight from Belize to Panama is designed to provide connectivity to principal cities in Brazil, Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile and a list of others.  According to Minister of Tourism [...]...

3 Years for Sexually Assaulting Minor

3 Years for Sexually Assaulting Minor

A Vernon Street man who was accused of performing oral sex on a thirteen year old primary school girl was convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment which is the [...]...

Faber Wants to Be PM Someday

Faber Wants to Be PM Someday

Earlier U.D.P. Collet Area Representative Patrick Faber spoke on the P.U.P., and on the prospect of coming elections, but he also took the time to speak about his own aspirations. [...]...

UB Staffers Request Salary Adjustment

UB Staffers Request Salary Adjustment

And from politics to Faber’s official position as Minister of Education. News Five has confirmed that following on the heels of a protest by K.H.M.H. employees just over a week [...]...

Minister of Educations Speaks on New UB Insurance Plan

Minister of Educations Speaks on New UB Insurance Plan

There’s another brewing story coming out of the University of Belize, where we understand students have been informed that they must now obtain mandatory insurance. If they don’t apply and [...]...

Faber Takes on Deacon Cal

Faber Takes on Deacon Cal

The Ministry of Education continues to be embroiled in a testy relationship with Deacon Cal Cathers, who owns the BRC publishing and printing company. BRC provides some textbooks to the [...]...

Ariel Rosado Hosts Scholarship Award Ceremony

Ariel Rosado Hosts Scholarship Award Ceremony

The Ariel Rosado Memorial Education Foundation held its fourth annual scholarship award ceremony at the Lion’s Den in Belize City.  Proudly, it announced that the number of scholarships granted to [...]...