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Police Investigate Tricky Rape Claim Against Dangriga Magistrate

There is a most disturbing allegation being made tonight against an officer of the court, one in which a sitting magistrate is being accused of having committed a sexual offence [...]

Crime, Featured | Apr 24, 2017 | 0Comments

 

Patrick Faber Says Honorarium Will Come from Last Year’s Budget

Patrick Faber Says Honorarium Will Come from Last Year’s Budget

The million-dollar bonus to be provided by the Ministry of Education to non-striking teachers during the eleven-day strike last October and the subsequent attempt to make up days lost in [...]...

Education Minister Makes Case for Honorarium, Hits Back at Critics

Education Minister Makes Case for Honorarium, Hits Back at Critics

Even though the money was paid after the start of the financial year, the minister claims it was taken from the previous financial year’s Budget.  But it is known from [...]...

Why Patrick Faber Does Not Care What You Think About the Honorarium

Why Patrick Faber Does Not Care What You Think About the Honorarium

The minister acknowledged that he was in something of a catch-twenty-two situation, facing the wrath of unionized teachers who feel he has disrespected them, and the expectation of teachers who [...]...

Minister Congratulates Elena Smith, Scorns Luke Palacio

Minister Congratulates Elena Smith, Scorns Luke Palacio

Senator Elena Smith will assume office in July as president of the Belize National Teacher’s Union, after a hard-fought victory in the national convention in San Roman, Corozal last week. [...]...

Deputy P.M. Insists He Stayed Out of Alleged Interference in B.N.T.U. Convention

Deputy P.M. Insists He Stayed Out of Alleged Interference in B.N.T.U. Convention

We know for sure that the minister didn’t drop in at Escuela Mexico in San Roman. But his driver was seen around the area along with at least one other [...]...

Brawl Escalates to Murder in Trio

Brawl Escalates to Murder in Trio

Turning to crime…a deadly machete mayhem in Trio Village over the weekend has resulted in two men being hospitalized, while the mutilated body of another remains at the morgue.  On [...]...

Sudden Storm Lashes Biscayne, Rips Through Homes

Sudden Storm Lashes Biscayne, Rips Through Homes

A freak thunderstorm swept through parts of Biscayne, Belize District over the weekend. Though not unusual, it left in its passage considerable damages to property, but fortunately there were no [...]...

Protecting Belize’s Cyber Security Infrastructure

Protecting Belize’s Cyber Security Infrastructure

The first of its kind National Cyber Security Symposium opened today at the Biltmore Plaza Hotel. The Public Utilities Commission is teaming up with other stakeholders to explore international trends [...]...

Police Mum on Bullying Charge Against Admiral John Borland

Police Mum on Bullying Charge Against Admiral John Borland

News Five has received reliable information that an investigation is currently ongoing by the police department into an allegation made by a coastguardsman against his commander, Rear Admiral John Borland. [...]...

Professional Standards Branch Steps Up in Wake of Dirty Cops’ Exposure

Professional Standards Branch Steps Up in Wake of Dirty Cops’ Exposure

Recently, there’s been a spate of incidents in which police officers have been caught on video with contraband goods and only last week a cop was charged with theft.  The [...]...

Fake Cops Taken to Real Jail

Fake Cops Taken to Real Jail

After five nights in lockdown at the Queen Street Police Station, two alleged fake cops were finally arraigned. The duo was caught in front of Public’s Supermarket dressed in the [...]...

Marking Earth Day at Central Christian Primary

Marking Earth Day at Central Christian Primary

World Earth Day is a global celebration to highlight and show appreciation for our natural environment. One primary school in Belize City used the occasion to show how trash can [...]...

What You Need to Know About Climate Change

What You Need to Know About Climate Change

The National Climate Change Office was on the south side of the city today for the soft launch of a climate change awareness campaign.  Belize participated in the Japan-Caribbean Climate [...]...

UNIBAM Addresses Impact of Laws on “Marginalized Groups”

UNIBAM Addresses Impact of Laws on “Marginalized Groups”

The United Belize Advocacy Movement kicked off a two-day session in Belize City to discuss legislation and how it affects marginalized groups. The focus of the conference is two-fold; to [...]...

Caleb Orozco Says Awareness Will Lead to Change

Caleb Orozco Says Awareness Will Lead to Change

And while this is at the discussion stage, how does UNIBAM plan to get all citizens covered under the laws, regardless of orientation or identity? Orozco explains that the process [...]...

Investing in Child Care Development

Investing in Child Care Development

The Ministry of Health is hosting a two-week “Care for Child Development National Trainers Workshop” in Belize City. The focus of the seminar is to enable personnel from the Ministries [...]...

CitCo to Talk to Culprit for Backed-Up Yabra Canal

CitCo to Talk to Culprit for Backed-Up Yabra Canal

Who is responsible for the silt backed up on the south side? Before the Easter holidays, we told you about the proposed work to be done in the Yabra Canal [...]...

Football and Basketball News on Sports Monday

Football and Basketball News on Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.     [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities…..]...