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Man-eating croc in Lord’s Bank is finally captured

A News Five team is just back from the headquarters of the Belize Coast Guard where three men have been detained following a shootout at sea. We’ll have that coming [...]

B.T.L. Employees Trust comment on pending judgment on nationalization of Telemedia

Justice delayed is justice denied… This afternoon, the B.T.L. Employees Trust issued a statement in respect of a long pending judgment on the constitutionality of the second nationalization of Telemedia [...]

Opposition calls Anwar Barrow’s appointment at B.T.L. an act of nepotism

The People’s United Party held a press conference at Independence Hall this afternoon. The topics up for discussion ranged from Elvin Penner to very internal politics. We’ll have all that [...]

P.U.P. has hard questions for PM and John Saldivar on Mytheon Solutions

Another topic on the political table this afternoon was the now very well known Mytheon Solutions. That company was first registered by John Saldivar and Khalid Belisle in 2009. John [...]

Belize Communications Workers Union gives update on negotiations at B.T.L.

While the P.U.P. is calling Anwar Barrow’s appointment at B.T.L. an act of nepotism, the Belize Communications Workers Union is throwing bouquets at Barrow. The union said in a release [...]

The transparency and accountability of the Integrity Commission

It’s mostly gone under the radar, but March thirty-first was the deadline for all members of the National Assembly to file their declarations with the Integrity Commission. It’s actually something [...]

P.U.P. comments on the Holy Emmanuel squatters

The Holy Emmanuel squatters, as they’ve been dubbed, have been prominent in the news for the past week. Their homes are being threatened by the massive infrastructural work which will [...]

Mandamus Update: P.U.P. Leader says he will do what he has to

Today, the People’s United Party won a significant victory in Supreme Court, a victory which injected at least a spark of life into a dead recall petition. But that’s only [...]

Stewart Krohn asks NCL Executive to clarify a number of issues

On Wednesday, Vice President of Destination Development for Norwegian Cruise Line, Colin Murphy, told the media that the company is moving full steam ahead with plans to construct a multimillion [...]

The New Horizons Belize 2014 project is launched

Four schools in the Belize District will be getting spanking new classrooms as part of a project by New Horizons Belize. The U.S. Southern Command is teaming up with three [...]

Don’t Drink and Drive…a campaign to keep the road safe

Traffic accidents have been on increase since the beginning of year and invariably it involves drunk drivers.  This morning, a simultaneous launch of a Don’t Drink and Drive Campaign took [...]

Traffic laws to regulate alcohol limit for drivers enforced

The campaign was also launched in Belmopan this morning. Representatives of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, as well as the Social Investment Fund, through the Belize Municipal Development [...]

B.N.E. gifted building is destroyed even before it is handed over

Band Fest 2014 has been moved to the Santiago Ricalde Stadium in Corozal Town. The decision was made on Monday, less than a week before the event. The original venue [...]

NCL Executives comment on EIA for multimillion dollar tourism project

The top executives of the Norwegian Cruise Lines were in the Jewel today and invited the media to a tour of one of its two ships that called on port. [...]

NCL says its port of call project is going full steam

According to Vice President Murphy, Norwegian Cruise Line has been calling on port in Belize since 1998 and the Harvest Caye project will further reinforce its presence in Belize. With [...]

Band Fest 2014 moved from Orange Walk to Corozal

Earlier we told you about the decision by organizers to move the popular Band Fest from the People’s Stadium in Orange Walk to the Santiago Ricalde Stadium in Corozal. There’s [...]

The state of the People’s Stadium in Orange Walk

So that’s the Band Fest story in a nutshell. But since we were at the People’s Stadium, we couldn’t help but take a closer look at the facilities there. It [...]

Update on the consultation called by U.S. Capital Energy in the south

As we reported on Tuesday, attempts by U.S. Capital Energy to convene a meeting with indigenous leaders in the south, in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling in favor [...]

A media tour on the Norwegian Jewel

The Norwegian Cruise Ship project on Harvest Caye has been getting a battering from private tourism stakeholders in the south. The project came under fire from as soon as it [...]

Pharmacists Association wants MOH to cancel appointment of Director of Drug Inspectorate

Since the appointment of Danini Contreras, daughter of U.D.P. minister Erwin Contreras, to the post of Director of Drug Inspectorate on March fourth, the Pharmacists Association of Belize has been [...]

Association says it has the support from PSU and NTUCB

President of the association, Hortence Humes, says that they have presented the matter to the Public Service Union, as well as the National Trade Union Congress.  She says that they [...]

Benque man is mauled by a crocodile; search party combs the area for the reptile

More details are available tonight on how a crocodile mauled a resident at a pond at Green Estates in the Lord’s Bank area on Monday afternoon. It is a rare [...]

Squatters say Minister King promised them title to the land, but he says not so

Tonight, the fate of squatters along Lake Independence Boulevard remains somewhat uncertain. The contractor has done all necessary to work around homes in his way, and residents maintain that they [...]

An update on infrastructure works in Belize City

As we told you earlier, Mayor Darrell Bradley was a guest on OYE this morning. He’s been in the news a lot lately, primarily due to recurring litigation with sanitation [...]

Temperatures on the rise between SATIIM and U.S. Capital

Temperatures are on the rise between SATIIM and U.S. Capital. Last Thursday, the Mayan community, led by SATIIM’s Executive Director Greg Ch’oc, won another major legal victory in the Supreme [...]