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Fire Leaves Lord’s Bank Family Homeless

A family in Lord’s Bank, Ladyville has been displaced after a fire swept through their wooden bungalow house. Despite efforts by the fire department to extinguish the blaze, it quickly [...]

Eleventh Lagoon/Reef Eco-Challenge Held in San Pedro

Twenty-seven teams in brightly coloured ocean-going kayaks – forty-two gruelling miles from San Pedro Town to the northern-most creek bordering Mexico, and then back to town. The eleventh Lagoon/Reef Eco-Challenge, [...]

Body Discovered After 21 Days of Searching

Since he went missing on April thirtieth, the family of Densfield Bowen, feared the worst. Tonight, as they grieve, they are preparing to lay him to rest and close a [...]

Caleb Orozco Featured in NY Times

Caleb Orozco. He has become the face of the LGBT Community and he has been in news for years challenging section 53 of the Belize Constitution. Well, this is not [...]

Does Spread in NY Times Benefit LGBT Agenda?

So, what does a major spread in the New York Times do for the LGBT Community? Caleb says it is about showing just how real it is for persons from [...]

Early Childhood Development Workshop Hosted by MOE

Early Childhood Development- it’s about the comprehensive care for children up to age eight and it is something that we are tackling locally. It is a matter of great importance. [...]

Belize Kids First Offers High School Scholarship

Are you looking for funds to pay for your high school tuition? Well, you may just be the student that Belize Kids First Organization is looking for. Anne Palacio President [...]

Do you support the proposed amendment to the Special Agreement which will allow Guatemala to hold an individual referendum?

And our question for tonight is: Do you support the proposed amendment to the Special Agreement which will allow Guatemala to hold an individual referendum? Yes or No? Send your [...]

Wanted Men Extradited to Belize

A trio of Belizean fugitives wanted for individual crimes, including murder, has been extradited by Mexican authorities.  The handing over took place on Saturday morning at the Belize/Mexico Border where [...]

SICB Suspends Restructuring of Quotas, Sugar Crisis Averted

A potential crisis in the sugar industry was narrowly averted when late this evening the Sugar Industry Control Board voted to suspend the decision to restructure quotas. That decision, made [...]

Yoga Seminar Kicks Off in Belize City

A first of its kind yoga workshop will be held this coming weekend in Belize City at the Om Shanti Center for Yoga and Healing Arts on Princess Margaret Drive [...]

P.M. Barrow Says Belize Is At An Advantage Should Guatemala Hold Referendum First

The Special Agreement signed between Belize and Guatemala in December 2008, will be amended later this month to allow Guatemala to proceed solo with a referendum on whether the longstanding [...]

Did Foreign Minister Jump the Gun in Compromis Interview?

Contrary to what the Leader of the Opposition told the media, the P.M. claims that Fonseca was indeed informed of the proposed changes to the Special Agreement.  He maintains that [...]

Referendum Won’t Coincide With Next General Election

All that said, when will a referendum be held in Belize?  The Prime Minister says the poll would only be held after the next general elections.   Prime Minister Dean [...]

P.M. Meets with Royal Caribbean on Stake Bank Project

The purpose of his trip to Miami was to meet with executives from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, the majority shareholder in the Fort Street Tourism Village. The discussions centered around [...]

P.M. Barrow: No Ultimatum on RCCL/Stake Bank in Sight

Now government has often amended legislation or gone to court to settle disputes. But at this time negotiations remain fluid and, according to the prime minister, government is far from [...]

Will the P.M. Appeal Should Supreme Court Rule in Favor of 13th Senator Enforcement?

A number of other pressing issues came out of the prime minister’s press conference. As you know, Prime Minister Dean Barrow is being sued by the People’s United Party for [...]

Petrocaribe Amendments to be Presented at Next House Meeting

The prime minister has made it abundantly clear that the controversial Petrocaribe Act will not be repealed.  What he will do is make specific amendments to clarify perceived grey areas [...]

Mark King vs. Gungulung Squatters, the Saga Continues

On Wednesday, Lake Independence Area Representative Mark King gave his side of the squatting story to a select media house. King, who has come under fire from settlers in the [...]

Squatters Say They Voted for King in Last General Elections

Politicians through the ages have maintained the tradition of categorizing anyone who questions, criticizes or dares to oppose them as supporting the other Party. As we showed you earlier in [...]

Ministry of Energy C.E.O. Says Not So Fast to Offshore Oil Exploration

Has Offshore Oil exploration been given the green light by G.O.B.? Well, not so fast, says C.E.O. Colin Young in the Ministry of Energy. On Tuesday, we told you about [...]

COLA Says Sedi Done Gone Rogue

An interview with the Foreign Minister has prompted the Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action, COLA, into action. The organization is once again calling for the removal of Wilfred Elrington [...]

Outstanding Teachers Honored

The Ministry of Education today recognized the best of the best at its seventh annual “Outstanding Teachers and School Leaders of the Year Awards.” Teachers from across the country gathered [...]

Rawell Pelayo Steps Down As F.F.B. Vice President

Embattled Second Vice President Rawell Pelayo has formally tendered his resignation to the executive of the Football Federation of Belize.  His official withdrawal comes one month after F.F.B. President Ruperto [...]

Social Media Reporters Misinterpret News Five’s Story

On Tuesday, News Five aired an exclusive interview with Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington during which he commented on an attempt by Guatemalan law enforcement to search the residence of [...]