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Did BTV Intentionally Incite the GAF? BTV Says Not So!

The Belize Territorial Volunteers claim that twice on the weekend, they had a face-off with the Guatemalan Armed Force on the Sarstoon River.  Today, a press conference was held to [...]

 

Draft Financial Report Presented to NICH Board of Directors

Draft Financial Report Presented to NICH Board of Directors

As we told you on Monday night, a draft report prepared by Certified Public Accountant Mark Hulse on the finances of the National Institute of Culture and History, NICH, has [...]...

A Public Town Hall Meeting on Taking Territorial Claim to the I.C.J.

A Public Town Hall Meeting on Taking Territorial Claim to the I.C.J.

At eight-thirty tonight, the third in a series of town hall meetings on taking the territorial claim to the International Court of Justice gets underway at the University of the [...]...

A Political Mastermind is Remembered by His Understudies

A Political Mastermind is Remembered by His Understudies

Preparations are underway for the funeral services of Dean Russel Lindo, who we are told will be offered a state funeral, due to his prominence in political life beginning in [...]...

Lindo Versus Musa: A Political Rivalry for the History Books

Lindo Versus Musa: A Political Rivalry for the History Books

The political rivalry between Dean Lindo and Said Musa is one for the history books.  Coming from a student of the former and a close friend of the latter, Mesopotamia [...]...

CitCo Versus Haylock Bus Limited Back in Court

CitCo Versus Haylock Bus Limited Back in Court

A scheduled hearing of a suit brought against the Belize City Council and others by Haylock Bus Limited was further adjourned today to October tenth when all parties are to [...]...

Ambergris Caye Citizens for Sustainable Development to Sue G.O.B. for Cayo Rosario Project

Ambergris Caye Citizens for Sustainable Development to Sue G.O.B. for Cayo Rosario Project

The Ambergris Caye Citizens for Sustainable Development is heading to court in respect of the proposed mega-tourism development on Cayo Rosario.  The group says that the Government of Belize, particularly [...]...

Environment C.E.O. Says Recent Visit Was Made to Cayo Rosario

Environment C.E.O. Says Recent Visit Was Made to Cayo Rosario

According to the Ambergris Caye Citizens for Sustainable Development, the Department of Environment has failed to do its proper research, having only consulted once with the residents and stakeholders.  The [...]...

Trio Charged for Home Invasion at Fantaxia Restaurant

Trio Charged for Home Invasion at Fantaxia Restaurant

A trio busted by the police soon after a robbery at Fantaxia Restaurant on Queen Charlotte Street, Belize City has been charged with aggravated burglary and possession of an unlicensed [...]...

Premium Gas Goes Up

Premium Gas Goes Up

There is an increase in the price of premium fuel which kicks in at midnight. The Belize Bureau of Standards says premium will now sell for eleven dollars and seventy-seven [...]...

A.S.R./B.S.I. Gives G.O.B. 25 Acres of Land for Transfer Station

A.S.R./B.S.I. Gives G.O.B. 25 Acres of Land for Transfer Station

Twenty-five acres of land was gifted to the Government of Belize by American Sugar Refinery/Belize Sugar Industries this morning during a short land transfer ceremony at Tower Hill.  Located on [...]...

Phasing Out Single-Use Plastic and Styrofoam Items

Phasing Out Single-Use Plastic and Styrofoam Items

Earlier this year, the government announced a Cabinet decision to reduce the use of single-use plastics and Styrofoam items over a one-year phase-out period. The intent is to decrease plastic [...]...

Chetumal Authorities Enforce Insurance Regulation on Belizeans

Chetumal Authorities Enforce Insurance Regulation on Belizeans

The flow of traffic has slowed down significantly at the northern border since reports of a mandatory private vehicle insurance surfaced these past few weeks. News Five understands that authorities [...]...

The 5th Annual Soca & Culture Festival; Artists Arrive in the Jewel

The 5th Annual Soca & Culture Festival; Artists Arrive in the Jewel

The fifth annual Soca and Culture Festival takes place on twentieth night as one of the celebration activities used to recognize Belize’s independence. Every year, it sees a line-up of [...]...

Highlights of the Second Annual Military Parade

Highlights of the Second Annual Military Parade

The Minister of National Security held its second annual Military Parade. As a highlight of the national September Celebrations, the parade featured the Belize Defense Force Infantry, Maritime and Air Wings, [...]...

Bar Brawl at Pier One Bar Captured on Camera

Bar Brawl at Pier One Bar Captured on Camera

A shocking bar brawl at Pier One Bar was captured on film. The video shows a group of men violently attacking each other in the wee hours of Saturday morning. [...]...

Domestic Dispute Leads Wife to Stab Husband

Domestic Dispute Leads Wife to Stab Husband

A domestic dispute on Sunday night led to a near-fatal stabbing. Belize City resident twenty-nine-year-old Rhandy Quilter is at the K.H.M.H recuperating after he was stabbed by his common-law wife [...]...

3 Men are Nabbed in a Foiled Home Invasion at Fantaxia Restaurant

3 Men are Nabbed in a Foiled Home Invasion at Fantaxia Restaurant

There was a brazen home invasion at a popular restaurant in the Yabra area. On Sunday afternoon, the proprietors of Fantaxia Restaurant located on Queen Charlotte Street in Belize City [...]...

Female Minor Claims She was Abducted and Taken to Homeland Memorial Park

Female Minor Claims She was Abducted and Taken to Homeland Memorial Park

A report was made to the Police over the weekend of the abduction of a minor. On Saturday sometime after three p.m., a fifteen-year-old girl reported that she was walking [...]...

Group of Mexicans Detained by Belize City Police Released

Group of Mexicans Detained by Belize City Police Released

Five Mexican nationals, who were detained on Thursday evening at a boutique, were released on Saturday afternoon. After being held for almost three days, forty-seven-year-old attorney Reymundo Choc, his wife [...]...

The K.H.M.H. at 23!

The K.H.M.H. at 23!

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital turned twenty-three on Saturday. The authority at the national referral hospital, which has endured good and bad times, held a brief ceremony to acknowledge the [...]...

The P.U.P. Response to BCCI’s Statements on UHS Loan & State of Emergency

The P.U.P. Response to BCCI’s Statements on UHS Loan & State of Emergency

The People’s United Party today reacted to a statement by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry in respect of the U.H.S. loan motion which was taken to House, but [...]...

N.T.U.C.B. Calls Out CitCo for ‘Union Busting’

N.T.U.C.B. Calls Out CitCo for ‘Union Busting’

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize is calling out the Belize City Council for Union Busting. The umbrella union wrote to Mayor Bernard Wagner warning that it will not [...]...

An Attempted Rape in Corozal

An Attempted Rape in Corozal

Police also reported today on an attempted rape in Corozal. A Hispanic man is in custody tonight pending charges of assault of a female minor in San Andres, Corozal. On [...]...

Caught by Stray Bullet; Police Looking for Suspect

Caught by Stray Bullet; Police Looking for Suspect

Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting on Sunday night in which a man was injured. Twenty-nine-year-old Darryl Berry it seems was at the wrong place at the [...]...