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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

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.

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

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 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’

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 [...]

Dean Bruce Continues Fight Against Extradition Order

Thirty-two-year-old Deon Bruce has been on remand since January 2014 on a committal warrant by then Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith who ordered his extradition to face criminal charges including [...]

San Pedro Fisherman Missing Since September 10th

A twenty-three-year-old fisherman of a Pelican Street address in San Pedro is also missing.  Miguel Arroyo left home on September tenth en-route to a store and has not been seen [...]

A Giant in the U.D.P. Passes; Dean Lindo Dead at 86

Word has been received of the passing of Dean Lindo, one of the founders and a former leader of the United Democratic Party.  He died at his home in Buttonwood [...]

Do The SMART Thing! Book Launched

Telecom giant, SMART Belize launched its ‘Do The SMART Thing!’ book this morning. The book, which features two short stories for primary school students, was a joint venture between SMART [...]

Draft Results of External Audit at NICH

Last Friday, the deputy prime minister Patrick Faber said that the external audit at NICH would be completed by today. From what we know the draft audit found that the [...]

Thousands Converge at ITVET for Expo 2018

Over thirteen thousands persons walked through the gates of the ITVET compound on Freetown over the weekend for the annual expo put off by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and [...]

GAF Aggresses BTV during Eco Challenge

On Friday, we reported on the planned Sarstoon Island Eco Challenge.  BTV volunteers led by Wil Maheia, had gone to the area to install a flag when they were confronted [...]

Audit Reveals More than $200,000 of Fuel Purchased from an Unauthorized Vendor

The misuse of government resources has been a recurring public complaint under both administrations. In the Auditor General’s Report for the period April 2013 to March 2014, the audit team [...]

A Demographic Breakdown of the Re-Registration Exercise

Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai today reported on the cleaning-up of the voters list during the still ongoing re-registration process. Now, Stann Creek West pulled out the biggest number of [...]

Re-registration – A Numbers Game

Has the re-registration exercise, which is set to conclude at the end of the month, met its target?  According to Chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission, Doug Singh, a [...]

Will Re-districting Impact Landlocked Constituencies?

The ongoing re-registration precedes a re-districting exercise which is scheduled to take place prior to the next general elections.  In two Belize City constituencies, namely: Queen Square and Fort George, [...]

Prime Minister Dean Barrow Recovering Very Well

Prime Minister Dean Barrow continues to recover from spinal surgery in Havana, Cuba. On Wednesday, he received the President of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, who was accompanied by his wife [...]