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Did Lord Ashcroft Meet with Francis Fonseca about Campaign Financing?

At the press conference today, the P.U.P. leader was also quizzed about campaign financing and if any was forth coming from Lord Michael Ashcroft. According to Fonseca, there is none [...]

Gapi Vega to Sue Ramon Cervantes Jr. for Defamation of Character

On July fifth, 2014, the battered body of Ramon Cervantes Sr. was found buried in a shallow grave on a farm outside of Orange Walk Town. He had been kidnapped [...]

Supt. Howell Gillett Leads Belmopan Police in Outreach Initiative

Earlier we told you about the arraignment of two Roaring Creek residents for the murder of twenty-four year old Corwin Mendoza. Mendoza had been missing since Sunday following an altercation [...]

P.U.P. Issues Statement on State of Sugar Industry Deliberations

The People’s United Party has issued a statement in respect of the developments in the sugar industry. The party says the B.S.I./A.S.R. decision to bypass the B.S.C.F.A. is unprecedented and [...]

Ministry of Works Pulls Plug on Douglas Jones Canal Project

Work on Douglas Jones Street in Belize City came to an abrupt stop this morning. A letter from the Ministry of Works to the Flood Mitigation Project which in turn [...]

Benqueño to be Arrested and Charged For August Protest

Tonight, News Five has been able to confirm that at least twenty persons from Benque Viejo del Carmen and Succotz have been summoned to appear in court on Thursday, November [...]

NICH and B.T.B. Mum on Cave-tubing Fiasco

On Monday, we reported that a late-afternoon meeting between the National Institute of Culture and History, the Belize Tourism Board and representatives of FECTAB ended into the night in a [...]

Joeth ‘Chyna’ Pratt Still Missing One Week Later

The mysterious disappearance of Joeth Pratt, an employee of Cisco Construction Ltd., conjures up recent memories of the loss of Hattieville Chairman Kevin Carcamo, who also went missing a few [...]

FECTAB Walks Out of Meeting with NICH and B.T.B.

Executives of the National Institute of Culture and History, the Belize Tourism Board and the Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize met well into this evening at the offices [...]

DPM Vega Requests Additional Police Security

And while the Cervantes family walked into the Police Station today unescorted, News Five has been informed that additional security has been provided for Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega and [...]

Tour Operators Protest New Cave-Tubing Regulations

FECTAB held a press conference this morning and as expected, there was some drama to the proceedings because archrivals were sitting at the same table united in a common cause. [...]

Tour Rivals Bury the Hatchet

A FECTAB press conference, as we have come to learn, is never quite complete without its share of histrionics.  This morning, archrivals Yhony Rosado and Vitalino Reyes, proprietors of [...]

Salvation Army Launches Annual Kettle Appeal

It’s that time of the year and red kettles will be popping up all over the city for the Salvation Army’s annual Kettle Appeal to raise funds for its community [...]

SJCU Celebrates 68th Birthday

The St. John’s Credit Union has been in existence for over sixty years and today across from its headquarters on Basra Street in Belize City, the lending institution celebrated its [...]

Matron Roberts Hosts Annual Health Fair

The annual health fair at the Matron Roberts Polyclinic Two took place today. The fair is dedicated to encourage Belizeans to live a healthy lifestyle. As the saying goes, prevention [...]

Cervantes Recording Revisited

Late this evening, the Deputy Prime Minister, Gaspar Vega issued a statement in respect of an allegation made against him in a shocking recording of a phone call to Vilma [...]

DPM Vega Refutes Allegations

As we said earlier, the DPM has issued a statement on respect of the allegations made against him. He says that he is hurt and angered by the allegations that [...]

The Split at Caye Caulker Under Dispute

Caye Caulker is an island fast realizing its tourism potential, second only to the larger San Pedro but growing. Perhaps the main attraction for tourists on the island is an [...]

Scotiabank Undergoes Massive Downsizing

Across Mexico and the Caribbean hundreds of employees of Scotiabank will be made redundant in a massive downsizing exercise.  The laying off of at least one thousand, five hundred full-time [...]

BBBFF Takes Control of Local Gym

The dust has settled at least for now, between bodybuilder Cricel Castillo and the Belize Body Building and Fitness Federation. In a very public spat last week, there was a [...]

BBIA Announces Winners of Belize Literary Prize

The Belize Literary Prize is an initiative of the Belize Book Industry Association which provides a framework for teachers, authors and aspiring writers to express themselves through their writing skills. [...]

Kalilah Enriquez & Jorge Awe Honoured at BBIA Awards

The top two winners, Kalilah Enriquez and Jorge David Awe are both from the Diaspora and are living in Jamaica and Canada, respectively. While Enriquez was unable to make it [...]

Caye Caulker Police Need New Barracks

Government has with some regularity boasted that its coffers are bulging with Petrocaribe funds to the tune of hundreds of millions. And that money can apparently be used for all [...]

Rotary Launches Annual Christmas Raffle

Katherine Thomas, a single mother of two received keys to a brand new home on Wednesday morning courtesy of the Rotary Club of Belize.  Undoubtedly, the assistance goes a long [...]

Cervantes Family Releases Shocking Recording

Tonight’s headline is one of the most incredible, disturbing and frightening we’ve carried. It contains an allegation that very senior persons put out a hit on an Orange Walk resident. [...]